Income/capita 27%
Household income 24%
Unemployment 45%
IndexDauphin IslandAlabamaNational
Income per capita$37,902$24,736$29,829
Median household income$68,750$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$78,625$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$41,500$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$57,375$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$25,500$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate2.5%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level2.7%18.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Dauphin Island is 27% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Dauphin Island is 24% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Dauphin Island is 45% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Dauphin Island is 82% lower than the national average

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      Dauphin Island employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry15.6%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector14.9%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%13.4%
      Wholesale & retail services10.4%3.8%
      Public administration3.3%14.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.0%0.8%
      Education, health & social services16.7%30.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Bayou La Batre, AL2,532$40,90926%
      Dauphin Island, AL1,156$68,75024%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Edinburg, IL1,156$52,7885%
      Wilson, NY1,156$50,1619%
      McLouth, KS1,156$44,77919%
      Monroeville, IN1,156$41,81824%
      Palm Beach Shores, FL1,157$57,8135%
      Dauphin Island, AL1,156$68,75024%
      Source: The Dauphin Island, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).