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Income/capita 44%
Household income 54%
Unemployment 13%
IndexElbaAlabamaNational
Income per capita$16,669$24,736$29,829
Median household income$25,654$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$43,242$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$18,309$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$15,096$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$15,200$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate4.0%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level33.0%18.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Elba is 44% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Elba is 54% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Elba is 13% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Elba is 119% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $17,100$25,654$51,308
      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.

      Elba median earnings by income bracket

      Elba employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.1%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector24.8%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services3.0%1.6%
      Wholesale & retail services17.1%16.5%
      Public administration10.7%6.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.2%1.7%
      Education, health & social services4.0%20.1%
      Other27.3%22.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Enterprise, AL28,025$54,2172%
      New Brockton, AL1,280$44,26120%
      Horn Hill, AL279$37,50032%
      Babbie, AL662$34,31838%
      Opp, AL6,635$32,92340%
      Elba, AL3,915$25,65454%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Rose Hill, KS3,915$67,30822%
      Carroll Valley, PA3,916$89,23661%
      Wilbraham, MA3,916$102,55385%
      West Columbia, TX3,916$52,5005%
      Cross Plains, WI3,914$79,64344%
      Elba, AL3,915$25,65454%
      Source: The Elba, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).