Income/capita 33%
Household income 4%
Unemployment 29%
IndexLookout MountainAlabamaNational
Income per capita$20,065$24,736$29,829
Median household income$52,917$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$54,417$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$40,655$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$22,560$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate3.3%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level15.3%18.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Lookout Mountain is 33% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Lookout Mountain is 4% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Lookout Mountain is 29% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Lookout Mountain is 1% higher than the national average

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      Lookout Mountain employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.5%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector27.4%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services5.0%0.0%
      Public administration19.9%8.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.0%4.5%
      Education, health & social services19.9%60.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Mentone, AL383$52,6795%
      Hammondville, AL603$48,12513%
      Sylvania, AL2,408$44,91419%
      Rainsville, AL4,986$39,47729%
      Fort Payne, AL14,101$38,44531%
      Lookout Mountain, AL1,513$52,9174%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Mona, UT1,513$75,56537%
      Hummels Wharf, PA1,513$54,7761%
      Auburn, KY1,513$33,63639%
      Neligh, NE1,513$41,68025%
      Ladera, CA1,514$250,001352%
      Lookout Mountain, AL1,513$52,9174%
      Source: The Lookout Mountain, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).