Blue Ridge employment information

IndexBlue RidgeGeorgiaNational
Income per capita$19,110$25,427$28,555
Median household income$28,523$49,342$53,482
Median income owner occupied$39,306$63,671$68,142
Median income renter occupied$22,500$30,345$33,219
Median earnings male$21,510$33,645$36,116
Median earnings female$23,981$25,105$25,692
Unemployment rate9.5%6.7%5.8%
Poverty level23.9%18.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Blue Ridge is 33% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Blue Ridge is 47% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Blue Ridge is 63% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Blue Ridge is 53% higher than the national average.

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Blue Ridge median earnings by income bracket

Blue Ridge employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry16.7%0.0%
Manufacturing sector8.4%1.6%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services18.3%20.6%
Public administration1.2%3.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.0%6.9%
Education, health & social services1.2%16.0%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Flat Top Mountain, TN369$79,50049%
Mineral Bluff, GA81$71,92734%
Cherry Log, GA118$41,38923%
Morganton, GA345$36,78631%
East Ellijay, GA997$30,05244%
Blue Ridge, GA1,387$28,52347%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
New London, MN1,387$43,02120%
La Harpe, IL1,387$39,25827%
Clarks Green, PA1,387$75,83342%
Port Byron, NY1,387$44,88616%
Bartonsville, MD1,387$86,84262%
Blue Ridge, GA1,387$28,52347%
Source: The Blue Ridge, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.