Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$35,508$24,736$29,829
Median household income$75,170$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$79,809$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$37,380$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$56,181$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$35,594$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate1.8%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level9.2%18.4%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Gardendale is 19% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Gardendale is 36% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Gardendale is 61% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Gardendale is 39% lower than the national average

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      $50,108 $75,170 $150,340
      $29,835 $44,758 $89,516
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Gardendale median earnings by income bracket

      Gardendale employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.5%5.5%
      Manufacturing sector12.0%12.0%
      Financial & insurance services5.5%5.5%
      Wholesale & retail services13.4%13.4%
      Public administration2.5%2.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.9%13.9%
      Education, health & social services17.8%17.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Mountain Brook, AL20,178$152,646175.9%
      Edgewater, AL832$122,984122.3%
      Trussville, AL22,590$104,97689.8%
      Smoke Rise, AL1,852$103,59687.3%
      Kimberly, AL3,551$93,77269.5%
      Gardendale, AL14,021$75,17035.9%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Hendersonville, NC14,020$41,18525.6%
      Artondale, WA14,024$126,054127.9%
      Chicago Ridge, IL14,028$51,5556.8%
      East Wenatchee, WA14,012$61,60811.4%
      Lewisville, NC14,030$81,27546.9%
      Gardendale, AL14,021$75,17035.9%
      Source: The Gardendale, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).