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Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexPhenix CityAlabamaNational
Income per capita$25,512$24,736$29,829
Median household income$41,842$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$55,458$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$28,160$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$38,454$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$22,428$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate3.8%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level24.7%18.4%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Phenix City is 14% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Phenix City is 24% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Phenix City is 18% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Phenix City is 64% higher than the national average

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      $27,891 $41,842 $83,684
      $29,835 $44,758 $89,516
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Phenix City median earnings by income bracket

      Phenix City employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.7%9.7%
      Manufacturing sector21.8%21.8%
      Financial & insurance services5.6%5.6%
      Wholesale & retail services16.1%16.1%
      Public administration7.3%7.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.4%8.4%
      Education, health & social services10.2%10.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
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      Cusseta-Chattahoochee County, GA10,470$45,70017.4%
      Ladonia, AL3,609$39,56928.5%
      Phenix City, AL36,461$41,84224.4%

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      Phenix City, AL36,461$41,84224.4%
      Source: The Phenix City, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).