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Income/capita 33%
Household income 31%
Unemployment 49%
IndexLexingtonAlabamaNational
Income per capita$19,989$24,736$29,829
Median household income$37,917$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$48,214$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$18,000$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$31,328$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$14,375$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate2.4%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level22.1%18.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Lexington is 33% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Lexington is 31% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Lexington is 49% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Lexington is 46% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $25,275$37,917$75,834
      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.

      Lexington median earnings by income bracket

      Lexington employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry14.4%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector27.4%1.9%
      Financial & insurance services3.4%9.6%
      Wholesale & retail services20.5%16.3%
      Public administration0.7%1.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.5%2.9%
      Education, health & social services4.1%26.9%
      Other21.2%34.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      St. Florian, AL429$61,25011%
      Killen, AL1,129$52,1436%
      Muscle Shoals, AL13,585$52,1326%
      Anderson, AL259$45,50018%
      Loretto, TN2,105$41,08726%
      Lexington, AL683$37,91731%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Fifth Ward, LA683$0100%
      Warsaw, OH683$41,25025%
      Naches, WA683$46,82715%
      Emily, MN683$41,96424%
      Lenkerville, PA683$42,91722%
      Lexington, AL683$37,91731%
      Source: The Lexington, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).