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Income/capita 33%
Household income 44%
Unemployment 11%
IndexPiedmontAlabamaNational
Income per capita$20,083$24,736$29,829
Median household income$31,181$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$40,238$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$15,988$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$29,245$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$22,288$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate4.1%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level23.6%18.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Piedmont is 33% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Piedmont is 44% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Piedmont is 11% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Piedmont is 57% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $20,785$31,181$62,362
      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.

      Piedmont median earnings by income bracket

      Piedmont employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry14.9%1.2%
      Manufacturing sector25.6%1.0%
      Financial & insurance services1.9%6.0%
      Wholesale & retail services8.8%17.5%
      Public administration9.4%3.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.2%10.2%
      Education, health & social services8.6%37.2%
      Other21.5%19.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      White Plains, AL915$63,28614%
      Alexandria, AL3,980$57,4114%
      Nances Creek, AL321$51,3597%
      Hokes Bluff, AL4,299$48,37113%
      Weaver, AL3,083$47,77814%
      Piedmont, AL4,728$31,18144%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Penitas, TX4,728$38,78930%
      Poplar Grove, IL4,728$76,22238%
      Denver City, TX4,727$49,42611%
      Paulden, AZ4,729$45,66017%
      Madisonville, TN4,727$35,77435%
      Piedmont, AL4,728$31,18144%
      Source: The Piedmont, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).