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Income/capita 26%
Household income 29%
Unemployment 24%
IndexValleyAlabamaNational
Income per capita$22,022$24,736$29,829
Median household income$39,387$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$47,528$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$31,603$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$30,603$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$24,708$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate3.6%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level15.7%18.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Valley is 26% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Valley is 29% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Valley is 24% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Valley is 4% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $26,255$39,387$78,774
      City
      $29,835$44,758$89,516
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Valley median earnings by income bracket

      Valley employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.9%1.5%
      Manufacturing sector30.7%0.4%
      Financial & insurance services1.1%6.1%
      Wholesale & retail services14.2%16.4%
      Public administration4.3%3.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.4%2.0%
      Education, health & social services11.4%27.5%
      Other28.5%24.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Fredonia, AL392$58,7506%
      Opelika, AL29,030$41,56625%
      Huguley, AL2,257$39,91628%
      Cusseta, AL126$36,38934%
      Five Points, AL180$35,62536%
      Valley, AL9,439$39,38729%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Holualoa, HI9,439$73,18532%
      Dayton, NV9,437$55,3080%
      Clinton, OK9,436$47,34914%
      Rensselaer, NY9,435$47,55614%
      Woodlyn, PA9,434$58,4096%
      Valley, AL9,439$39,38729%
      Source: The Valley, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).