Income/capita 30%
Household income 38%
Unemployment 52%
Income per capita$20,750$24,736$29,829
Median household income$34,568$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$53,908$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$17,276$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$27,444$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$22,969$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate7.1%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level25.7%18.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Sylacauga is 30% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Sylacauga is 38% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Sylacauga is 52% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Sylacauga is 70% higher than the national average

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      Sylacauga employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.2%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector27.4%0.7%
      Financial & insurance services0.9%4.8%
      Wholesale & retail services13.1%10.7%
      Public administration3.3%1.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.6%1.9%
      Education, health & social services8.7%50.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Weogufka, AL315$51,4717%
      Wilsonville, AL2,119$46,96415%
      Kellyton, AL228$46,87515%
      Oak Grove, AL562$45,83317%
      Hollins, AL834$44,55619%
      Sylacauga, AL12,696$34,56838%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Centralia, IL12,696$32,61341%
      Wakefield, VA12,697$147,457167%
      Woodward, OK12,693$55,0131%
      Weigelstown, PA12,693$54,6531%
      Middle Valley, TN12,699$60,68510%
      Sylacauga, AL12,696$34,56838%
      Source: The Sylacauga, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).