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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of West Blocton is $16,134, which is lower than the state average of $23,936 and is much lower than the national average of $28,555. West Blocton median household income is $36,023, which has grown by 18.43% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 27.47% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average West Blocton residents spend 30.8 minutes per day commuting to work, which is higher than the state average of 24.1 minutes and is higher 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, #447

West Blocton, AL
16,134 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

West Blocton, AL
29,844 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
West Blocton, AL
30,147 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
West Blocton, AL
29,531 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, #301
West Blocton, AL
36,023 USD
Alabama
43,511 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
West Blocton, AL
44,381 USD
Alabama
60,205 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #284
West Blocton, AL
18.43%
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
 West Blocton, ALAlabamaU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income7.16%$22,724, see rank16.16%$12,76021.11%$16,919
Social Security Income58.79%$16,666, see rank33.73%$16,90529.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income12.15%$2,375, see rank1.81%$2,6322.82%$3,720
Retirement Income26.68%$16,574, 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
West Blocton, AL
44,145 USD
Alabama
54,724 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
West Blocton, AL
50,194 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

 West Blocton, ALAlabamaU.S.
White$37,159, see rank$49,989$56,900
Black$21,719, see rank$29,055$35,600

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

Median Household Income by Age

 West Blocton, ALAlabamaU.S.
25 to 44$50,385, see rank$47,850$58,398
45 to 64$33,125, see rank$52,048$65,027
65 or over$26,250, see rank$33,444$37,945

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

Employment Status

 West Blocton, ALAlabamaU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over1,231, see rank3,828,799248,775,628
Male1639, 51.91%, see rank47.80%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:2298, 46.64%, see rank64.63%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.65%0.73%
Male, Civilian2298, 46.64%, see rank63.98%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed3279, 93.62%, see rank89.96%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed319, 6.38%, see rank10.04%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force2341, 53.36%, see rank35.37%30.72%
Female1592, 48.09%, see rank52.20%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:2222, 37.50%, see rank53.54%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.10%0.11%
Female, Civilian2222, 37.50%, see rank53.45%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed3198, 89.19%, see rank89.59%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed324, 10.81%, see rank10.41%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force2370, 62.50%, 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

 West Blocton, ALAlabamaU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over463, 100%1,983,227141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone419, 90.50%, see rank85.31%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled34, 7.34%, see rank9.38%9.59%
Public Transportation0, 0.00%, see rank0.45%5.06%
Walked0, 0.00%, see rank1.14%2.78%
Other Means0, 0.00%, see rank1.02%1.79%
Worked at Home10, 2.16%, see rank2.69%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
West Blocton, AL
30.8 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
 West Blocton, ALAlabamaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over4772,010,453143,435,233
Male1279, 58.49%, see rank52.40%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations24, 1.43%, see rank28.80%33.12%
Service Occupations219, 6.81%, see rank13.82%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations264, 22.94%, see rank15.61%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank1.07%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations243, 15.41%, see rank10.11%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2114, 40.86%, see rank23.27%17.94%
Female1198, 41.51%, see rank47.60%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations283, 41.92%, see rank37.40%40.04%
Service Occupations225, 12.63%, see rank20.27%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations255, 27.78%, see rank34.01%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.19%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.42%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations235, 17.68%, 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
 West Blocton, ALAlabamaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over477, 100%2,010,453143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining18, 3.77%, see rank1.76%1.96%
Construction32, 6.71%, see rank6.63%6.17%
Manufacturing51, 10.69%, see rank13.76%10.43%
Wholesale Trade6, 1.26%, see rank2.58%2.75%
Retail Trade109, 22.85%, see rank12.06%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities26, 5.45%, see rank5.13%4.93%
Information0, 0.00%, see rank1.73%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing21, 4.40%, see rank5.61%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
47, 9.85%, see rank9.14%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance103, 21.59%, see rank22.30%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
6, 1.26%, see rank8.27%9.49%
Public Administration25, 5.24%, see rank5.80%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration33, 6.92%, see rank5.24%4.96%

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

Poverty Level

 West Blocton, AL%AlabamaU.S.
Population in Poverty41326.47%, see rank18.93%15.59%
Family in Poverty7121.19%, see rank14.63%11.47%

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


 
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