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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Birmingham is $19,640, which is lower than the state average of $23,936 and is lower than the national average of $28,555. Birmingham median household income is $31,217, which has grown by 16.76% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 27.47% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Birmingham residents spend 21.5 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the state average of 24.1 minutes and is lower than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #281

Birmingham, AL
19,640 USD
Alabama
23,936 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Birmingham, AL
22,697 USD
Alabama
27,174 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Birmingham, AL
25,364 USD
Alabama
33,320 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Birmingham, AL
21,119 USD
Alabama
22,089 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #399
Birmingham, AL
31,217 USD
Alabama
43,511 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Birmingham, AL
44,447 USD
Alabama
60,205 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #302
Birmingham, AL
16.76%
Alabama
27.47%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Birmingham, ALAlabamaU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income9.11%$15,368, see rank16.16%$12,76021.11%$16,919
Social Security Income30.76%$14,725, see rank33.73%$16,90529.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income2.94%$1,914, see rank1.81%$2,6322.82%$3,720
Retirement Income15.42%$19,143, see rank20.55%$22,12617.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Birmingham, AL
37,014 USD
Alabama
54,724 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Birmingham, AL
51,429 USD
Alabama
71,423 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Birmingham, ALAlabamaU.S.
White$44,383, see rank$49,989$56,900
Black$26,903, see rank$29,055$35,600
Hispanic$26,772, see rank$34,763$42,396
Asian$46,353, see rank$56,276$73,244
American Indian, Alaska Native$34,423, see rank$37,727$37,170
Hawaiian Native$78,333, see rank$95,848$53,370
One Race, Other$24,545, see rank$31,911$40,300
Two or More Races$31,786, see rank$36,328$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Birmingham, ALAlabamaU.S.
less than 25$15,010, see rank$20,560$25,788
25 to 44$33,081, see rank$47,850$58,398
45 to 64$35,940, see rank$52,048$65,027
65 or over$26,425, see rank$33,444$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Birmingham, ALAlabamaU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over171,642, see rank3,828,799248,775,628
Male177,726, 45.28%, see rank47.80%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:248,004, 61.76%, see rank64.63%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces250, 0.06%, see rank0.65%0.73%
Male, Civilian247,954, 61.70%, see rank63.98%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed340,866, 85.22%, see rank89.96%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed37,088, 14.78%, see rank10.04%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force229,722, 38.24%, see rank35.37%30.72%
Female193,916, 54.72%, see rank52.20%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:253,260, 56.71%, see rank53.54%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces222, 0.02%, see rank0.10%0.11%
Female, Civilian253,238, 56.69%, see rank53.45%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed345,633, 85.72%, see rank89.59%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed37,605, 14.28%, see rank10.41%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force240,656, 43.29%, see rank46.46%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
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

 Birmingham, ALAlabamaU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over84,607, 100%1,983,227141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone68,711, 81.21%, see rank85.31%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled9,495, 11.22%, see rank9.38%9.59%
Public Transportation1,847, 2.18%, see rank0.45%5.06%
Walked1,930, 2.28%, see rank1.14%2.78%
Other Means899, 1.06%, see rank1.02%1.79%
Worked at Home1,725, 2.04%, see rank2.69%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Birmingham, AL
21.5 minutes
Alabama
24.1 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Birmingham, ALAlabamaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over86,4992,010,453143,435,233
Male140,866, 47.24%, see rank52.40%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations210,711, 26.21%, see rank28.80%33.12%
Service Occupations28,230, 20.14%, see rank13.82%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations26,271, 15.35%, see rank15.61%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2108, 0.26%, see rank1.07%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations23,552, 8.69%, see rank10.11%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations29,975, 24.41%, see rank23.27%17.94%
Female145,633, 52.76%, see rank47.60%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations216,368, 35.87%, see rank37.40%40.04%
Service Occupations211,183, 24.51%, see rank20.27%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations215,215, 33.34%, see rank34.01%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations219, 0.04%, see rank0.19%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2144, 0.32%, see rank0.42%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations22,334, 5.11%, see rank7.37%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Birmingham, ALAlabamaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over86,499, 100%2,010,453143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining417, 0.48%, see rank1.76%1.96%
Construction4,259, 4.92%, see rank6.63%6.17%
Manufacturing7,085, 8.19%, see rank13.76%10.43%
Wholesale Trade2,181, 2.52%, see rank2.58%2.75%
Retail Trade8,870, 10.25%, see rank12.06%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities4,607, 5.33%, see rank5.13%4.93%
Information2,087, 2.41%, see rank1.73%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing6,160, 7.12%, see rank5.61%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
8,745, 10.11%, see rank9.14%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance23,274, 26.91%, see rank22.30%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
10,105, 11.68%, see rank8.27%9.49%
Public Administration3,639, 4.21%, see rank5.80%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration5,070, 5.86%, see rank5.24%4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Birmingham, AL%AlabamaU.S.
Population in Poverty63,54630.99%, see rank18.93%15.59%
Family in Poverty12,82626.75%, see rank14.63%11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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