Income/capita 1%
Household income 25%
Unemployment 24%
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IndexMount OliveAlabamaNational
Income per capita$29,418$24,736$29,829
Median household income$69,429$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$76,111$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$46,563$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$37,214$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate3.5%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level13.9%18.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Mount Olive is 1% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Mount Olive is 25% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Mount Olive is 24% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Mount Olive is 8% lower than the national average

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      Mount Olive employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.1%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector16.8%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services5.8%6.8%
      Wholesale & retail services10.2%10.7%
      Public administration1.2%7.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities17.2%5.2%
      Education, health & social services9.1%29.8%

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      Morris, AL1,775$68,95824.6%
      Pleasant Grove, AL10,284$63,29214.4%
      Mount Olive, AL4,237$69,42925.5%

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      Mount Olive, AL4,237$69,42925.5%
      Source: The Mount Olive, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).