Gadsden employment information

IndexGadsdenAlabamaNational
Income per capita$18,781$24,736$29,829
Median household income$30,496$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$41,256$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$21,111$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$26,212$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$19,383$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate5.2%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level26.1%18.4%15.1%
The Gadsden, AL employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Gadsden is $18,781, which is 24% lower than than the Alabama average and 37% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $30,496, which is 32% lower than than the Alabama average and 45% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Gadsden is 5%, which is 12% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Gadsden is 26% which is 73% higher than than the national average.
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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$20,328$30,496$60,992
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.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Gadsden is 37% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Gadsden is 45% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Gadsden is 12% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Gadsden is 73% higher than the national average.

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Gadsden median earnings by income bracket

Gadsden employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.8%0.4%
Manufacturing sector26.5%0.3%
Financial & insurance services1.1%4.5%
Wholesale & retail services14.5%13.0%
Public administration4.5%5.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.4%1.5%
Education, health & social services8.8%36.7%
Other23.6%21.0%

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Tidmore Bend, AL1,266$50,00010%
Gadsden, AL36,235$30,49645%

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Leander, TX36,204$83,55051%
Lewiston, ME36,277$38,19931%
Brighton, CO36,307$62,31613%
Franklin, WI36,155$73,59033%
Rome, GA36,340$36,61634%
Gadsden, AL36,235$30,49645%
Source: The Gadsden, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).