U.S. Beacon August 9, 2022

Sylacauga, AL

Talladega County, Alabama

Latitude: 33.178360     Longitude: -86.251068
Population 12,956 (2005)
Elevation of Sylacauga, Alabama: 580 feet



General Economic Characteristics, 2000 data (id:0174352, place: Sylacauga city, Alabama)

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over: 9,597 (100%)
In labor force: 5,190 (54.08%)
--Civilian labor force: 5,190 (54.08%)
----Employed: 4,674 (48.7%)
----Unemployed: 516 (5.38%)
------Percent of civilian labor force: 9.9%
--Armed Forces: 0 (0%)
Not in labor force: 4,407 (45.92%)
Females 16 years and over: 5,408 (56.35%)
In labor force: 2,550 (26.57%)
--Civilian labor force: 2,550 (26.57%)
----Employed: 2,288 (23.84%)
Own children under 6 years: 974 (10.15%)
All parents in family in labor force: 538 (5.61%)

COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over: 4,614 (100%)
Car, truck, or van - - drove alone: 3,879 (84.07%)
Car, truck, or van - - carpooled: 590 (12.79%)
Public transportation (including taxicab): 8 (0.17%)
Walked: 39 (0.85%)
Other means: 43 (0.93%)
Worked at home: 55 (1.19%)
Mean travel time to work: 20.2 minutes

OCCUPATION
Employed civilian population 16 years and over: 4,674 (100%)
Management, professional, and related occupations: 1,482 (31.71%)
Service occupations: 539 (11.53%)
Sales and office occupations: 1,121 (23.98%)
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.: 10 (0.21%)
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations: 392 (8.39%)
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations: 1,130 (24.18%)

INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining: 81 (1.73%)
Construction: 223 (4.77%)
Manufacturing: 1,265 (27.06%)
Wholesale trade.: 199 (4.26%)
Retail trade: 578 (12.37%)
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities: 186 (3.98%)
Information: 74 (1.58%)
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing: 248 (5.31%)
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services: 196 (4.19%)
Educational, health and social services: 936 (20.03%)
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services: 278 (5.95%)
Other services (except public administration): 261 (5.58%)
Public administration: 149 (3.19%)

CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers: 3,793 (81.15%)
Government workers: 645 (13.8%)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business: 236 (5.05%)
Unpaid family workers: 0 (0%)

INCOME IN 1999
Households: 5,174 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 1,027 (19.85%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 503 (9.72%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 835 (16.14%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 582 (11.25%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 765 (14.79%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 813 (15.71%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 366 (7.07%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 194 (3.75%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 55 (1.06%)
$200,000 or more: 34 (0.66%)
Median household income: $29,533

With earnings: 3,366 (65.06%)
--Mean earnings: $41,358
With Social Security income: 1,882 (36.37%)
--Mean Social Security income: $11,171
With Supplemental Security Income: 557 (10.77%)
--Mean Supplemental Security Income: $6,481
With public assistance income: 115 (2.22%)
--Mean public assistance income: $2,119
With retirement income: 1,128 (21.8%)
--Mean retirement income: $13,576

Families: 3,366 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 377 (11.2%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 216 (6.42%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 468 (13.9%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 377 (11.2%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 605 (17.97%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 728 (21.63%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 356 (10.58%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 162 (4.81%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 49 (1.46%)
$200,000 or more: 28 (0.83%)
Median family income: $40,275

Per capita income: $16,209

Median earnings (dollars)
Male full-time, year-round workers: $32,092
Female full-time, year-round workers: $21,990

POVERTY STATUS IN 1999
Families: 558 (16.58%)
--With related children under 18 years: 476 (14.14%)
----With related children under 5 years: 227 (6.74%)
Families with female householder, no husband present: 418 (12.42%)
--With related children under 18 years: 382 (11.35%)
----With related children under 5 years: 170 (5.05%)
Individuals: 2,619 (77.81%)
--18 years and over: 1,558 (46.29%)
----65 years and over: 392 (11.65%)
--Related children under 18 years: 1,052 (31.25%)
----Related children 5 to 17 years: 711 (21.12%)
--Unrelated individuals 15 years and over: 689 (20.47%)

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