Income/capita 4%
Household income 46%
Unemployment 31%
IndexLake ViewAlabamaNational
Income per capita$28,702$24,736$29,829
Median household income$80,573$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$81,042$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$47,404$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$44,000$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$31,900$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate3.2%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level1.5%18.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Lake View is 4% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Lake View is 46% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Lake View is 31% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Lake View is 90% lower than the national average

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      Lake View employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.7%2.0%
      Manufacturing sector25.4%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services4.6%4.5%
      Wholesale & retail services13.0%13.1%
      Public administration6.5%3.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.3%2.0%
      Education, health & social services9.1%33.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Vance, AL1,325$66,11120%
      Woodstock, AL2,027$65,50018%
      Pleasant Grove, AL10,284$63,29214%
      Coaling, AL1,637$57,6794%
      Concord, AL1,837$54,8081%
      Lake View, AL2,801$80,57346%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      McLeansboro, IL2,801$36,71934%
      Wolf Point, MT2,801$38,39731%
      Koloa, HI2,800$48,78612%
      Charleston, AR2,799$39,87228%
      Caledonia, MN2,799$45,41718%
      Lake View, AL2,801$80,57346%
      Source: The Lake View, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).