Income/capita 3%
Household income 13%
Unemployment 19%
IndexPell CityAlabamaNational
Income per capita$28,934$24,736$29,829
Median household income$47,936$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$65,137$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$32,333$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$46,229$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$22,500$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate3.8%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level15.7%18.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Pell City is 3% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Pell City is 13% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Pell City is 19% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Pell City is 4% higher than the national average

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      Pell City employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.1%1.4%
      Manufacturing sector31.0%0.6%
      Financial & insurance services0.9%2.5%
      Wholesale & retail services10.5%8.9%
      Public administration6.0%4.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.8%1.1%
      Education, health & social services9.1%39.6%

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      Springville, AL4,199$83,17350%
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      Margaret, AL4,530$65,91819%
      Westover, AL1,315$65,29418%
      Moody, AL12,464$60,91110%
      Pell City, AL13,489$47,93613%

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      Grover Beach, CA13,484$58,8956%
      St. Simons, GA13,480$72,52131%
      Fort Drum, NY13,500$42,82323%
      Orangeburg, SC13,478$31,40043%
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      Pell City, AL13,489$47,93613%
      Source: The Pell City, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).