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Income/capita 22%
Household income 23%
Unemployment 20%
IndexLangstonAlabamaNational
Income per capita$23,358$24,736$29,829
Median household income$42,750$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$44,500$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$27,500$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$35,398$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$22,500$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate3.7%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level20.6%18.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Langston is 22% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Langston is 23% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Langston is 20% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Langston is 36% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $28,497$42,750$85,500
      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.

      Langston median earnings by income bracket

      Langston employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.4%3.0%
      Manufacturing sector13.5%15.2%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%3.0%
      Wholesale & retail services37.8%3.0%
      Public administration2.7%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.4%6.1%
      Education, health & social services18.9%18.2%
      Other16.2%27.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Grant, AL961$52,9174%
      Dutton, AL342$47,50014%
      Fyffe, AL1,465$46,08017%
      Lakeview, AL133$45,13918%
      Pleasant Groves, AL541$43,12522%
      Langston, AL253$42,75023%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Burlington, WY253$58,1255%
      Racine, WV253$40,25027%
      Water Valley, KY253$23,33358%
      Pottawattamie Park, IN253$87,50058%
      Sumner, NE253$46,11117%
      Langston, AL253$42,75023%
      Source: The Langston, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).