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Income/capita 22%
Household income 12%
Unemployment 41%
IndexFairhopeAlabamaNational
Income per capita$36,502$24,736$29,829
Median household income$61,723$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$74,663$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$39,722$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$44,779$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$30,569$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate2.7%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level10.1%18.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Fairhope is 22% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Fairhope is 12% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Fairhope is 41% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Fairhope is 33% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $41,144$61,723$123,446
      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.

      Fairhope median earnings by income bracket

      Fairhope employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.5%1.3%
      Manufacturing sector7.2%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services3.6%3.7%
      Wholesale & retail services12.4%16.0%
      Public administration7.4%3.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.4%0.4%
      Education, health & social services15.0%34.9%
      Other33.4%36.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Spanish Fort, AL7,825$70,44827%
      Daphne, AL24,295$61,50811%
      Loxley, AL1,837$50,0769%
      Magnolia Springs, AL740$49,13511%
      Silverhill, AL809$48,02113%
      Fairhope, AL17,996$61,72312%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lackawanna, NY17,992$35,56336%
      Suwanee, GA18,001$82,46549%
      Wisconsin Rapids, WI17,987$35,77535%
      Springboro, OH17,978$99,36480%
      Westbrook, ME17,969$48,07413%
      Fairhope, AL17,996$61,72312%
      Source: The Fairhope, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).