Tifton employment information

IndexTiftonGeorgiaNational
Income per capita$16,769$26,678$29,829
Median household income$29,688$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$55,302$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$17,444$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$25,225$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$16,361$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate3.4%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level39.7%17.8%15.1%
The Tifton, 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 Tifton is $16,769, which is 37% lower than than the Georgia average and 44% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $29,688, which is 42% lower than than the Georgia average and 46% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Tifton is 3%, which is 27% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Tifton is 40% which is 163% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$19,790$29,688$59,376
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 Tifton is 44% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Tifton is 46% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Tifton is 27% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Tifton is 163% higher than the national average.

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Tifton median earnings by income bracket

Tifton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry4.1%2.4%
Manufacturing sector10.2%7.1%
Financial & insurance services0.6%2.6%
Wholesale & retail services13.6%20.0%
Public administration7.7%1.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities17.9%1.3%
Education, health & social services9.8%39.1%
Other36.1%30.3%

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Enigma, GA920$25,06355%
Tifton, GA16,691$29,68846%

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Altoona, IA16,692$72,39831%
New Milford, NJ16,682$80,70946%
Parole, MD16,679$96,11174%
Roosevelt, NY16,675$73,19132%
Center Point, AL16,711$39,13429%
Tifton, GA16,691$29,68846%
Source: The Tifton, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).