Jackson employment information

IndexJacksonAlabamaNational
Income per capita$20,991$24,736$29,829
Median household income$31,096$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$49,750$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$15,370$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$40,793$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$16,847$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate8.4%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level28.2%18.4%15.1%
The Jackson, 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 Jackson is $20,991, which is 15% lower than than the Alabama average and 30% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $31,096, which is 31% lower than than the Alabama average and 44% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Jackson is 8%, which is 79% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Jackson is 28% which is 87% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$20,728$31,096$62,192
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 Jackson is 30% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Jackson is 44% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Jackson is 79% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Jackson is 87% higher than the national average.

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Jackson employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.9%0.0%
Manufacturing sector37.0%1.1%
Financial & insurance services0.0%6.2%
Wholesale & retail services10.9%22.1%
Public administration7.2%2.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.7%0.6%
Education, health & social services8.9%27.5%
Other15.3%26.0%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
St. Stephens, AL382$77,08339%
Leroy, AL700$65,52618%
Grove Hill, AL1,583$37,06333%
Rockville, AL48$0100%
Carlton, AL24$0100%
Jackson, AL5,002$31,09644%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Granite Shoals, TX5,001$47,21315%
Shanor-Northvue, PA5,001$64,23116%
Mathis, TX5,003$33,94539%
Swoyersville, PA5,000$56,0671%
Columbus, WI5,004$60,0008%
Jackson, AL5,002$31,09644%
Source: The Jackson, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).