Income/capita 82%
Household income 143%
Unemployment 72%
IndexHighland LakesAlabamaNational
Income per capita$54,158$24,736$29,829
Median household income$134,315$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$140,385$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$108,688$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$89,000$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$39,833$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate1.3%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level2.3%18.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Highland Lakes is 82% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Highland Lakes is 143% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Highland Lakes is 72% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Highland Lakes is 85% lower than the national average

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      Highland Lakes employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.9%1.4%
      Manufacturing sector7.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services10.4%16.0%
      Wholesale & retail services13.2%11.9%
      Public administration5.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.2%0.0%
      Education, health & social services12.8%37.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Mountain Brook, AL20,532$129,777135%
      Shoal Creek, AL1,448$126,597129%
      Indian Springs Village, AL2,529$100,07881%
      Vestavia Hills, AL34,243$93,17868%
      Meadowbrook, AL8,534$93,13968%
      Highland Lakes, AL4,860$134,315143%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Glen Head, NY4,860$106,12592%
      Bulverde, TX4,859$88,75060%
      Swannanoa, NC4,858$36,83833%
      Eagleville, PA4,863$69,33125%
      Bay Hill, FL4,863$102,58985%
      Highland Lakes, AL4,860$134,315143%
      Source: The Highland Lakes, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).