Lake City employment information

IndexLake CityGeorgiaNational
Income per capita$16,627$25,427$28,555
Median household income$36,625$49,342$53,482
Median income owner occupied$43,516$63,671$68,142
Median income renter occupied$31,174$30,345$33,219
Median earnings male$22,794$33,645$36,116
Median earnings female$20,170$25,105$25,692
Unemployment rate12.5%6.7%5.8%
Poverty level17.7%18.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Lake City is 42% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lake City is 32% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lake City is 114% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lake City is 14% higher than the national average.

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Lake City median earnings by income bracket

Lake City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry16.7%0.0%
Manufacturing sector6.5%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%2.9%
Wholesale & retail services6.9%21.6%
Public administration8.8%1.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities20.6%18.0%
Education, health & social services2.9%14.9%

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Avondale Estates, GA2,777$88,12565%
Peachtree City, GA34,701$86,35261%
Druid Hills, GA14,439$80,27850%
Decatur, GA19,888$77,20244%
Tyrone, GA7,028$77,06644%
Lake City, GA2,631$36,62532%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Carrollton, IL2,631$41,06723%
Freemansburg, PA2,631$60,70814%
Foley, MN2,632$50,8995%
Bullard, TX2,630$54,9453%
Virginia Gardens, FL2,632$46,45813%
Lake City, GA2,631$36,62532%
Source: The Lake City, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.