Income/capita 13%
Household income 3%
Unemployment 9%
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IndexSylvan SpringsAlabamaNational
Income per capita$25,984$24,736$29,829
Median household income$57,102$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$59,265$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$34,375$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$49,130$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$35,549$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate5.1%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level6.8%18.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Sylvan Springs is 13% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Sylvan Springs is 3% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Sylvan Springs is 9% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Sylvan Springs is 55% lower than the national average

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      Sylvan Springs employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.1%4.7%
      Manufacturing sector31.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services4.7%8.1%
      Wholesale & retail services9.0%9.1%
      Public administration9.8%3.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.3%5.4%
      Education, health & social services9.0%41.6%

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      Vestavia Hills, AL34,243$93,17868.4%
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      Mount Olive, AL4,237$69,42925.5%
      Homewood, AL25,652$66,57320.3%
      Pleasant Grove, AL10,284$63,29214.4%
      Sylvan Springs, AL1,753$57,1023.2%

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      Melbourne, AR1,753$31,90542.3%
      Bayview CDP (Contra Costa County), CA1,753$79,33843.4%
      Gilman, IL1,753$43,35021.6%
      Morgantown, MS1,753$35,19736.4%
      Monette, AR1,752$50,0699.5%
      Sylvan Springs, AL1,753$57,1023.2%
      Source: The Sylvan Springs, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).