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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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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $31,954$47,936$95,872
      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.

      Pell City median earnings by income bracket

      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%
      Other24.1%27.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Springville, AL4,199$83,17350%
      Odenville, AL3,700$69,79226%
      Margaret, AL4,530$65,91819%
      Westover, AL1,315$65,29418%
      Moody, AL12,464$60,91110%
      Pell City, AL13,489$47,93613%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Grover Beach, CA13,484$58,8956%
      St. Simons, GA13,480$72,52131%
      Fort Drum, NY13,500$42,82323%
      Orangeburg, SC13,478$31,40043%
      Waimalu, HI13,478$72,75432%
      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).