Income/capita 23%
Household income 32%
Unemployment 21%
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Income per capita$22,910$24,736$29,829
Median household income$37,569$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$59,375$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$19,676$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$42,431$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$21,063$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate3.7%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level21.8%18.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Sumiton is 23% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Sumiton is 32% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Sumiton is 21% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Sumiton is 44% higher than the national average

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      Sumiton employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.4%0.8%
      Manufacturing sector13.5%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.9%2.6%
      Wholesale & retail services13.5%27.2%
      Public administration7.3%1.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities15.4%3.6%
      Education, health & social services8.1%45.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Smoke Rise, AL2,556$90,41763.4%
      Kimberly, AL2,840$71,16128.6%
      Mount Olive, AL4,237$69,42925.5%
      Morris, AL1,775$68,95824.6%
      Gardendale, AL13,750$62,66813.3%
      Sumiton, AL2,735$37,56932.1%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Edgewood, FL2,735$70,15026.8%
      Virginia Gardens, FL2,735$50,7898.2%
      Sheridan, IN2,735$42,18823.7%
      Rogers City, MI2,735$37,00533.1%
      Saint-Gilles, QC2,735n/a 
      Sumiton, AL2,735$37,56932.1%
      Source: The Sumiton, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).