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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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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $45,828$68,750$137,500
      City
      $29,835$44,758$89,516
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Dauphin Island median earnings by income bracket

      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%
      Other29.0%24.7%

      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).