Income/capita 19%
Household income 23%
Unemployment 89%
Income per capita$24,170$24,736$29,829
Median household income$42,500$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$51,250$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$37,500$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$26,250$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate0.5%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level14.7%18.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Thomaston is 19% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Thomaston is 23% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Thomaston is 89% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Thomaston is 3% lower than the national average

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      Thomaston employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry21.3%2.0%
      Manufacturing sector38.3%10.2%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%6.1%
      Wholesale & retail services6.4%6.1%
      Public administration6.4%14.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.8%0.0%
      Education, health & social services0.0%67.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Sweet Water, AL332$65,62519%
      Providence, AL230$41,42925%
      Linden, AL2,292$35,00037%
      Faunsdale, AL46$31,25044%
      Uniontown, AL2,329$17,94968%
      Thomaston, AL243$42,50023%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Arcola, VA243$142,813158%
      Crossnore, NC243$43,25022%
      Rexford, KS243$45,93817%
      Emerald Beach, MO243$36,04235%
      Stevinson, CA243$0100%
      Thomaston, AL243$42,50023%
      Source: The Thomaston, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).