Hobson City employment information

IndexHobson CityAlabamaNational
Income per capita$14,545$24,736$29,829
Median household income$28,125$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$36,667$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$15,179$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$17,328$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$16,792$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate14.1%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level42.3%18.4%15.1%
The Hobson City, 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 Hobson City is $14,545, which is 41% lower than than the Alabama average and 51% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $28,125, which is 37% lower than than the Alabama average and 49% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Hobson City is 14%, which is 202% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Hobson City is 42% which is 180% higher than than the national average.

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$18,748$28,125$56,250
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.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Hobson City is 51% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Hobson City is 49% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Hobson City is 202% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Hobson City is 180% higher than the national average.

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Hobson City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.6%0.0%
Manufacturing sector35.6%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%1.7%
Wholesale & retail services8.3%15.5%
Public administration8.3%4.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.6%0.0%
Education, health & social services8.3%33.6%
Other21.2%23.3%

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Hobson City, AL904$28,12549%

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Source: The Hobson City, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).