Income/capita 59%
Household income 57%
Unemployment 118%
Income per capita$12,298$24,736$29,829
Median household income$23,571$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$27,875$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$16,875$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$27,353$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$17,647$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate10.1%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level32.6%18.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Goodwater is 59% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Goodwater is 57% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Goodwater is 118% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Goodwater is 116% higher than the national average

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      Goodwater employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry0.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector43.2%3.4%
      Financial & insurance services0.8%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services8.5%2.1%
      Public administration6.8%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities17.8%0.0%
      Education, health & social services7.6%43.8%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hackneyville, AL338$60,4269%
      Ray, AL411$47,67914%
      Kellyton, AL228$46,87515%
      Oak Grove, AL562$45,83317%
      Hollins, AL834$44,55619%
      Goodwater, AL1,523$23,57157%

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      Winlock, WA1,523$42,89322%
      Bunker Hill, OR1,523$20,80462%
      Alpine, NJ1,522$114,545107%
      Milroy, PA1,524$49,61510%
      Goodwater, AL1,523$23,57157%
      Source: The Goodwater, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).