Valdosta employment information

IndexValdostaGeorgiaNational
Income per capita$19,090$26,678$29,829
Median household income$31,199$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$51,480$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$22,229$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$22,466$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$15,727$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate7.4%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level33.7%17.8%15.1%
The Valdosta, 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 Valdosta is $19,090, which is 28% lower than than the Georgia average and 36% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $31,199, which is 39% lower than than the Georgia average and 44% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Valdosta is 7%, which is 59% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Valdosta is 34% which is 123% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$20,797$31,199$62,398
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 Valdosta is 36% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Valdosta is 44% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Valdosta is 59% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Valdosta is 123% higher than the national average.

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Valdosta median earnings by income bracket

Valdosta employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.6%0.3%
Manufacturing sector7.6%0.6%
Financial & insurance services1.4%3.3%
Wholesale & retail services18.4%18.1%
Public administration6.8%5.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.3%1.1%
Education, health & social services15.6%38.1%
Other35.4%27.2%

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Moody AFB, GA512$35,55636%
Cecil, GA351$34,75037%
Valdosta, GA56,717$31,19944%

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Oak Lawn, IL56,774$58,7076%
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Brentwood, CA56,923$94,13070%
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Valdosta, GA56,717$31,19944%
Source: The Valdosta, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).