Income/capita 74%
Household income 68%
Unemployment 65%
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IndexVestavia HillsAlabamaNational
Income per capita$51,797$24,736$29,829
Median household income$93,178$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$115,000$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$42,073$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$64,362$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$36,564$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate1.7%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level4.9%18.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Vestavia Hills is 74% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Vestavia Hills is 68% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Vestavia Hills is 65% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Vestavia Hills is 68% lower than the national average

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      Vestavia Hills median earnings by income bracket

      Vestavia Hills employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.2%1.0%
      Manufacturing sector8.5%1.5%
      Financial & insurance services13.9%9.2%
      Wholesale & retail services13.3%14.0%
      Public administration2.9%1.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.6%1.2%
      Education, health & social services16.5%42.5%

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      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Highland Lakes, AL4,860$134,315142.8%
      Mountain Brook, AL20,532$129,777134.6%
      Shoal Creek, AL1,448$126,597128.8%
      Indian Springs Village, AL2,529$100,07880.9%
      Meadowbrook, AL8,534$93,13968.4%
      Vestavia Hills, AL34,243$93,17868.4%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Stratford, ON34,224n/a 
      Evans, GA34,270$95,23972.2%
      Monroe, NC34,212$44,26720.0%
      Cottonwood Heights, UT34,274$82,00848.2%
      Oildale, CA34,277$36,86633.4%
      Vestavia Hills, AL34,243$93,17868.4%
      Source: The Vestavia Hills, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).