Income/capita 51%
Household income 51%
Unemployment 116%
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IndexValley HeadAlabamaNational
Income per capita$14,604$24,736$29,829
Median household income$27,188$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$33,194$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$10,909$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$26,389$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$18,333$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate10.1%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level40.0%18.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Valley Head is 51% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Valley Head is 51% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Valley Head is 116% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Valley Head is 165% higher than the national average

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      Valley Head employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry0.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector30.1%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services33.3%15.6%
      Public administration3.2%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.5%0.0%
      Education, health & social services6.5%29.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lookout Mountain, AL1,513$52,9174.3%
      Mentone, AL383$52,6794.8%
      Hammondville, AL603$48,12513.0%
      Sylvania, AL2,408$44,91418.8%
      Rainsville, AL4,986$39,47728.6%
      Valley Head, AL713$27,18850.9%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Rose Bud, AR713$59,5007.6%
      Whigham, GA713$36,60733.8%
      Dakota City, IA713$44,61519.4%
      Uniontown, KY713$23,80757.0%
      Bordelonville, LA713$40,98225.9%
      Valley Head, AL713$27,18850.9%
      Source: The Valley Head, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).