Income/capita 12%
Household income 5%
Unemployment 88%
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IndexWest PointAlabamaNational
Income per capita$26,341$24,736$29,829
Median household income$52,647$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$53,958$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$36,944$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$39,808$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$25,250$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate0.6%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level15.2%18.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in West Point is 12% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in West Point is 5% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in West Point is 88% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in West Point is 1% higher than the national average

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      West Point employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.3%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector32.3%2.5%
      Financial & insurance services1.6%2.5%
      Wholesale & retail services22.0%20.6%
      Public administration2.2%3.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities15.6%3.8%
      Education, health & social services3.2%41.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hartselle, AL14,475$54,2481.9%
      Eva, AL601$50,6258.5%
      Good Hope, AL2,499$49,64910.3%
      East Point, AL133$47,33314.4%
      Cullman, AL15,156$40,12927.5%
      West Point, AL691$52,6474.8%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Duncan, AZ691$31,14643.7%
      Crooked Creek, GA691$56,4582.1%
      Arbon Valley, ID691$46,29516.3%
      Kooskia, ID691$30,90944.1%
      Midland, MD691$36,94433.2%
      West Point, AL691$52,6474.8%
      Source: The West Point, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).