Americus employment information

Income per capita$16,965$25,427$28,555
Median household income$26,227$49,342$53,482
Median income owner occupied$41,042$63,671$68,142
Median income renter occupied$17,169$30,345$33,219
Median earnings male$18,952$33,645$36,116
Median earnings female$21,140$25,105$25,692
Unemployment rate11.2%6.7%5.8%
Poverty level37.8%18.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Americus is 41% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Americus is 51% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Americus is 92% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Americus is 142% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Americus median earnings by income bracket

Americus employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.0%0.4%
Manufacturing sector13.9%5.8%
Financial & insurance services0.7%2.4%
Wholesale & retail services20.2%10.2%
Public administration8.6%7.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.0%0.4%
Education, health & social services18.8%45.9%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
De Soto, GA264$36,44232%
Andersonville, GA232$32,59639%
Smithville, GA603$30,83342%
Leslie, GA435$29,06346%
Ellaville, GA2,099$26,55050%
Americus, GA16,557$26,22751%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Fremont, OH16,555$33,44537%
Amesbury Town, MA16,554$76,46343%
Roosevelt, NY16,554$62,56617%
Bridgeview, IL16,550$51,2704%
Moraga, CA16,549$132,651148%
Americus, GA16,557$26,22751%
Source: The Americus, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.