Dalton employment information

IndexDaltonGeorgiaNational
Income per capita$19,484$26,678$29,829
Median household income$34,682$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$57,659$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$25,918$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$26,401$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$21,617$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate6.6%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level24.5%17.8%15.1%
The Dalton, GA employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Dalton is $19,484, which is 27% lower than than the Georgia average and 35% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $34,682, which is 32% lower than than the Georgia average and 37% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Dalton is 7%, which is 42% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Dalton is 25% which is 62% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$23,119$34,682$69,364
City
$34,021$51,037$102,074
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Dalton is 35% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Dalton is 37% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Dalton is 42% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Dalton is 62% higher than the national average.

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Dalton median earnings by income bracket

Dalton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.7%0.5%
Manufacturing sector45.3%0.4%
Financial & insurance services1.2%2.2%
Wholesale & retail services13.7%15.9%
Public administration1.9%1.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.3%0.6%
Education, health & social services5.2%19.9%
Other20.3%19.6%

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Eton, GA1,175$55,7071%
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Tunnel Hill, GA1,056$51,2507%
Cohutta, GA690$47,37514%
Dalton, GA33,653$34,68237%

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Long Beach, NY33,670$84,25652%
Salisbury, NC33,674$36,64934%
Pikesville, MD33,625$79,22543%
Riviera Beach, FL33,683$41,98424%
Benton, AR33,613$55,1280%
Dalton, GA33,653$34,68237%
Source: The Dalton, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).