Income/capita 22%
Household income 33%
Unemployment 13%
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Income per capita$23,185$24,736$29,829
Median household income$37,058$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$53,063$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$20,222$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$27,767$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$17,123$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate4.1%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level24.4%18.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Florence is 22% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Florence is 33% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Florence is 13% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Florence is 62% higher than the national average

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      Florence employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.7%1.1%
      Manufacturing sector18.8%0.4%
      Financial & insurance services3.3%3.9%
      Wholesale & retail services18.5%18.8%
      Public administration5.1%3.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.1%3.1%
      Education, health & social services11.7%37.8%

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      Florence, AL39,938$37,05833.0%

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      Source: The Florence, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).