Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$43,477$24,736$29,829
Median household income$80,106$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$90,387$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$37,188$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$55,856$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$31,372$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate2.7%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level6.3%18.4%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Fairhope is 46% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Fairhope is 45% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Fairhope is 42% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Fairhope is 58% lower than the national average

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      $53,398 $80,106 $160,212
      $29,835 $44,758 $89,516
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Fairhope median earnings by income bracket

      Fairhope employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.7%8.7%
      Manufacturing sector7.5%7.5%
      Financial & insurance services2.3%2.3%
      Wholesale & retail services11.8%11.8%
      Public administration9.7%9.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.4%4.4%
      Education, health & social services19.2%19.2%

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      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Spanish Fort, AL8,991$86,50556.4%
      Magnolia Springs, AL1,129$78,89742.6%
      Daphne, AL26,578$71,10528.5%
      Loxley, AL2,767$62,29212.6%
      Point Clear, AL2,201$61,18810.6%
      Fairhope, AL22,035$80,10644.8%

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      Fairhope, AL22,035$80,10644.8%
      Source: The Fairhope, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).