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Income/capita 42%
Household income 47%
Unemployment 91%
IndexTalladegaAlabamaNational
Income per capita$17,421$24,736$29,829
Median household income$29,074$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$36,674$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$19,232$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$20,035$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$18,969$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate8.9%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level26.4%18.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Talladega is 42% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Talladega is 47% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Talladega is 91% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Talladega is 75% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $19,380$29,074$58,148
      City
      $29,835$44,758$89,516
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Talladega median earnings by income bracket

      Talladega employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.0%0.6%
      Manufacturing sector28.0%1.5%
      Financial & insurance services1.6%2.0%
      Wholesale & retail services12.6%11.6%
      Public administration3.9%6.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.6%1.8%
      Education, health & social services11.8%40.4%
      Other27.8%13.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Riverside, AL2,018$55,6251%
      Lincoln, AL6,429$52,3885%
      Pell City, AL13,489$47,93613%
      Munford, AL1,356$35,83335%
      Bon Air, AL104$32,81341%
      Talladega, AL15,793$29,07447%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Walnut Park, CA15,791$43,50021%
      Kaukauna, WI15,791$55,5360%
      Jasper, IN15,790$55,2090%
      Hueytown, AL15,797$41,14126%
      Wilkinsburg, PA15,797$33,90539%
      Talladega, AL15,793$29,07447%
      Source: The Talladega, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).