Sylvester employment information

Income per capita$16,647$25,427$28,555
Median household income$28,898$49,342$53,482
Median income owner occupied$41,507$63,671$68,142
Median income renter occupied$21,711$30,345$33,219
Median earnings male$29,803$33,645$36,116
Median earnings female$18,429$25,105$25,692
Unemployment rate8.9%6.7%5.8%
Poverty level26.6%18.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Sylvester is 42% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Sylvester is 46% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Sylvester is 53% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Sylvester is 71% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Sylvester median earnings by income bracket

Sylvester employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.7%0.0%
Manufacturing sector18.1%2.5%
Financial & insurance services1.6%2.3%
Wholesale & retail services20.3%15.6%
Public administration7.0%8.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.6%1.7%
Education, health & social services5.2%38.9%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Sumner, GA458$42,08321%
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Poulan, GA1,175$28,86446%
Ty Ty, GA986$26,14651%
Sylvester, GA6,180$28,89846%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Unionville, NC6,180$63,45519%
Steele Creek, AK6,180$74,56739%
Chillicothe, IL6,181$47,43411%
Sealy, TX6,181$44,04218%
Estherville, IA6,177$47,51311%
Sylvester, GA6,180$28,89846%
Source: The Sylvester, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.