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Income/capita 36%
Household income 8%
Unemployment 57%
IndexHighland LakeAlabamaNational
Income per capita$40,634$24,736$29,829
Median household income$50,625$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$53,125$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$42,250$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$31,000$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate2.0%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level9.9%18.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Highland Lake is 36% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Highland Lake is 8% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Highland Lake is 57% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Highland Lake is 34% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $33,746$50,625$101,250
      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.

      Highland Lake median earnings by income bracket

      Highland Lake employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.0%2.9%
      Manufacturing sector13.4%4.3%
      Financial & insurance services7.3%7.1%
      Wholesale & retail services19.5%18.6%
      Public administration3.7%5.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.7%0.0%
      Education, health & social services19.5%40.0%
      Other22.0%18.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Springville, AL4,199$83,17350%
      Clay, AL9,659$69,97326%
      Odenville, AL3,700$69,79226%
      Gallant, AL896$63,89716%
      Pinson, AL7,451$60,2279%
      Highland Lake, AL397$50,6258%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Dennard, AR397$17,35569%
      Chugcreek, WY397$135,284145%
      Stonewall, OK397$25,13955%
      Glidden, TX397$63,85415%
      Optima, OK397$40,87526%
      Highland Lake, AL397$50,6258%
      Source: The Highland Lake, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).