Jefferson employment information

IndexJeffersonGeorgiaNational
Income per capita$24,376$26,678$29,829
Median household income$51,419$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$65,795$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$27,500$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$44,464$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$29,431$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate2.9%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level12.5%17.8%15.1%
The Jefferson, 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 Jefferson is $24,376, which is 9% lower than than the Georgia average and 18% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $51,419, which is 1% higher than than the Georgia average and 7% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Jefferson is 3%, which is 39% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Jefferson is 12% which is 17% lower than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$34,275$51,419$102,838
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 Jefferson is 18% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Jefferson is 7% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Jefferson is 39% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Jefferson is 17% lower than the national average.

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Jefferson median earnings by income bracket

Jefferson employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.9%1.4%
Manufacturing sector22.4%1.4%
Financial & insurance services5.5%9.4%
Wholesale & retail services19.6%10.5%
Public administration6.7%3.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.0%1.1%
Education, health & social services6.8%33.0%
Other18.1%30.1%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Braselton, GA8,409$90,28463%
Hoschton, GA1,782$59,9318%
Talmo, GA194$56,6672%
Auburn, GA7,291$53,2554%
Gillsville, GA297$48,75012%
Jefferson, GA9,946$51,4197%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Norwalk, IA9,944$80,67546%
Fairfield, IA9,942$38,90630%
Brownsville, TN9,938$28,09549%
Elkhorn, WI9,931$49,00211%
Hope, AR9,968$27,00051%
Jefferson, GA9,946$51,4197%
Source: The Jefferson, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).