Ellijay employment information

Income per capita$18,515$25,427$28,555
Median household income$30,043$49,342$53,482
Median income owner occupied$48,438$63,671$68,142
Median income renter occupied$20,250$30,345$33,219
Median earnings male$24,049$33,645$36,116
Median earnings female$14,009$25,105$25,692
Unemployment rate6.0%6.7%5.8%
Poverty level35.1%18.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Ellijay is 35% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Ellijay is 44% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Ellijay is 4% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Ellijay is 125% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Ellijay median earnings by income bracket

Ellijay employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry18.9%0.0%
Manufacturing sector29.6%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%4.1%
Wholesale & retail services10.4%9.5%
Public administration1.1%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services9.9%39.2%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Flat Top Mountain, TN369$79,50049%
Talking Rock, GA77$46,25014%
Cherry Log, GA118$41,38923%
Morganton, GA345$36,78631%
Ranger, GA156$31,25042%
Ellijay, GA1,579$30,04344%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Three Way, TN1,579$72,23235%
Beverly Hills, TX1,579$33,83337%
Belle Rose, LA1,579$33,11138%
Mowbray Mountain, TN1,580$45,62515%
Cumberland Head, NY1,578$73,61838%
Ellijay, GA1,579$30,04344%
Source: The Ellijay, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.