Income/capita 41%
Household income 51%
Unemployment 18%
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Income per capita$17,584$24,736$29,829
Median household income$27,304$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$37,742$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$21,250$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$21,547$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$15,919$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate3.8%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level24.7%18.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Lipscomb is 41% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Lipscomb is 51% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Lipscomb is 18% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Lipscomb is 63% higher than the national average

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      Lipscomb employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry22.6%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector18.0%2.8%
      Financial & insurance services2.1%2.8%
      Wholesale & retail services12.2%18.6%
      Public administration3.1%2.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.4%1.1%
      Education, health & social services6.0%18.6%

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      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Mountain Brook, AL20,532$129,777134.6%
      Indian Springs Village, AL2,529$100,07880.9%
      Vestavia Hills, AL34,243$93,17868.4%
      Meadowbrook, AL8,534$93,13968.4%
      Helena, AL17,630$84,88853.4%
      Lipscomb, AL2,437$27,30450.6%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Orleans, IN2,437$37,74531.8%
      Lake Meade, PA2,436$88,05059.2%
      Division No. 9, Subd. C, NL2,436n/a 
      Sparks, GA2,438$27,64250.0%
      Plain View, NC2,438$41,62824.8%
      Lipscomb, AL2,437$27,30450.6%
      Source: The Lipscomb, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).