Alabama Income and Careers
As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Alabama is $23,936, which is lower than the national average of $28,555. Alabama median household income is $43,511, which has grown by 27.47% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is about the same as the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Alabama residents spend 24.1 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the national average of 25.7 minutes.
Per Capita Income, #46
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.
Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.
Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.
Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.
Household IncomeMedian Household Income, #47
Household Income Other than Earnings
|%+||Average Amount||%+||Average Amount|
|Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income||16.16%||$12,760, see rank||21.11%||$16,919|
|Social Security Income||33.73%||$16,905, see rank||29.33%||$17,636|
|Public Assistance Income||1.81%||$2,632, see rank||2.82%||$3,720|
|Retirement Income||20.55%||$22,126, see rank||17.85%||$24,095|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.
Family IncomeMedian Family Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.
Median Household Income by Races
|White||$49,989, see rank||$56,900|
|Black||$29,055, see rank||$35,600|
|Hispanic||$34,763, see rank||$42,396|
|Asian||$56,276, see rank||$73,244|
|American Indian, Alaska Native||$37,727, see rank||$37,170|
|Hawaiian Native||$95,848, see rank||$53,370|
|One Race, Other||$31,911, see rank||$40,300|
|Two or More Races||$36,328, see rank||$47,621|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.
Median Household Income by Age
|less than 25||$20,560, see rank||$25,788|
|25 to 44||$47,850, see rank||$58,398|
|45 to 64||$52,048, see rank||$65,027|
|65 or over||$33,444, see rank||$37,945|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.
|Population 16 Years and Over||3,828,799||see rank||248,775,628|
|Male1||1,830,255||47.80%, see rank||48.69%|
|Male, In Labor Force:2||1,182,903||64.63%, see rank||69.28%|
|Male, In Armed Forces2||11,928||0.65%, see rank||0.73%|
|Male, Civilian2||1,170,975||63.98%, see rank||68.54%|
|Male, Civilian, Employed3||1,053,463||89.96%, see rank||90.49%|
|Male, Civilian, Unemployed3||117,512||10.04%, see rank||9.51%|
|Male, Not in Labor Force2||647,352||35.37%, see rank||30.72%|
|Female1||1,998,544||52.20%, see rank||51.31%|
|Female, In Labor Force:2||1,070,102||53.54%, see rank||58.79%|
|Female, In Armed Forces2||1,908||0.10%, see rank||0.11%|
|Female, Civilian2||1,068,194||53.45%, see rank||58.69%|
|Female, Civilian, Employed3||956,990||89.59%, see rank||91.18%|
|Female, Civilian, Unemployed3||111,204||10.41%, see rank||8.82%|
|Female, Not in Labor Force2||928,442||46.46%, see rank||41.21%|
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.
Commuting to Work
|Workers 16 Years and Over||1,983,227||100%||141,337,148|
|Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone||1,691,831||85.31%, see rank||76.41%|
|Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled||186,084||9.38%, see rank||9.59%|
|Public Transportation||8,943||0.45%, see rank||5.06%|
|Walked||22,697||1.14%, see rank||2.78%|
|Other Means||20,328||1.02%, see rank||1.79%|
|Worked at Home||53,344||2.69%, see rank||4.37%|
Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.
|Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over||2,010,453||-||143,435,233|
|Male1||1,053,463||52.40%, see rank||52.38%|
|Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2||303,424||28.80%, see rank||33.12%|
|Service Occupations2||145,559||13.82%, see rank||15.12%|
|Sales and Office Occupations2||164,407||15.61%, see rank||17.47%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2||11,228||1.07%, see rank||1.11%|
|Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2||106,541||10.11%, see rank||9.29%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2||245,176||23.27%, see rank||17.94%|
|Female1||956,990||47.60%, see rank||47.62%|
|Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2||357,911||37.40%, see rank||40.04%|
|Service Occupations2||194,010||20.27%, see rank||21.52%|
|Sales and Office Occupations2||325,492||34.01%, see rank||31.93%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2||1,774||0.19%, see rank||0.32%|
|Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2||3,999||0.42%, see rank||0.28%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2||70,485||7.37%, see rank||5.65%|
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.
|Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over||2,010,453||100%||143,435,233|
|Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining||35,294||1.76%, see rank||1.96%|
|Construction||133,297||6.63%, see rank||6.17%|
|Manufacturing||276,563||13.76%, see rank||10.43%|
|Wholesale Trade||51,821||2.58%, see rank||2.75%|
|Retail Trade||242,403||12.06%, see rank||11.57%|
|Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities||103,171||5.13%, see rank||4.93%|
|Information||34,819||1.73%, see rank||2.14%|
|Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing||112,851||5.61%, see rank||6.60%|
|Professional, Scientific, Management,|
Administrative, Waste Management Services
|183,821||9.14%, see rank||10.89%|
|Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance||448,340||22.30%, see rank||23.21%|
|Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,|
Accommodation, Food Services
|166,199||8.27%, see rank||9.49%|
|Public Administration||116,592||5.80%, see rank||4.92%|
|Other Services, Except Public Administration||105,282||5.24%, see rank||4.96%|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.
|Population in Poverty||889,710||18.93%, see rank||15.59%|
|Family in Poverty||181,409||14.63%, see rank||11.47%|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.