Helen employment information

Income per capita$24,640$25,427$28,555
Median household income$30,625$49,342$53,482
Median income owner occupied$78,036$63,671$68,142
Median income renter occupied$11,500$30,345$33,219
Median earnings male$17,500$33,645$36,116
Median earnings female$13,438$25,105$25,692
Unemployment rate4.0%6.7%5.8%
Poverty level35.3%18.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Helen is 14% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Helen is 43% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Helen is 31% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Helen is 126% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Helen median earnings by income bracket

Helen employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services3.1%23.6%
Public administration13.8%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services0.0%14.5%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Sautee Nacoochee, GA198$53,0411%
Demorest, GA1,857$44,65916%
Mount Airy, GA1,224$42,20221%
Clarkesville, GA1,911$37,84729%
Dahlonega, GA5,884$35,51834%
Helen, GA269$30,62543%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Downsville, MD269$68,19428%
Orrstown, PA269$37,25030%
Bartley, NE269$38,43828%
Lakeline, OH269$58,1259%
Sanford, AL269$37,00031%
Helen, GA269$30,62543%
Source: The Helen, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.