Gainesville employment information

IndexGainesvilleGeorgiaNational
Income per capita$20,384$26,678$29,829
Median household income$40,321$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$61,566$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,442$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$26,967$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$21,407$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate2.9%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level29.4%17.8%15.1%
The Gainesville, 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 Gainesville is $20,384, which is 24% lower than than the Georgia average and 32% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $40,321, which is 21% lower than than the Georgia average and 27% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Gainesville is 3%, which is 39% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Gainesville is 29% which is 95% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$26,877$40,321$80,642
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 Gainesville is 32% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Gainesville is 27% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Gainesville is 39% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Gainesville is 95% higher than the national average.

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Gainesville employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry15.1%1.8%
Manufacturing sector33.0%3.3%
Financial & insurance services1.6%4.0%
Wholesale & retail services12.0%16.0%
Public administration1.2%2.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.2%3.7%
Education, health & social services6.6%28.7%
Other23.5%22.2%

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Flowery Branch, GA6,503$57,3714%
Talmo, GA194$56,6672%
Gainesville, GA37,906$40,32127%

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Lima, OH37,836$30,95344%
Brookfield, WI37,991$95,95673%
Wheeling, IL38,008$60,3689%
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Gainesville, GA37,906$40,32127%
Source: The Gainesville, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).