Waycross employment information

Income per capita$15,916$25,427$28,555
Median household income$25,942$49,342$53,482
Median income owner occupied$34,873$63,671$68,142
Median income renter occupied$19,571$30,345$33,219
Median earnings male$30,263$33,645$36,116
Median earnings female$18,902$25,105$25,692
Unemployment rate4.9%6.7%5.8%
Poverty level33.3%18.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Waycross is 44% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Waycross is 51% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Waycross is 16% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Waycross is 114% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Waycross median earnings by income bracket

Waycross employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.4%0.3%
Manufacturing sector19.3%2.3%
Financial & insurance services1.9%0.5%
Wholesale & retail services11.4%13.8%
Public administration8.3%4.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.1%2.0%
Education, health & social services9.3%47.9%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Sunnyside, GA1,453$76,03342%
Offerman, GA432$46,25014%
Deenwood, GA1,514$43,56319%
Hoboken, GA663$40,98723%
Blackshear, GA3,485$31,23942%
Waycross, GA14,363$25,94251%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Halawa, HI14,363$89,36767%
Englewood, FL14,366$41,94922%
San Elizario, TX14,360$22,57458%
Riverhead, NY14,354$53,4030%
Lincoln, IL14,382$42,81820%
Waycross, GA14,363$25,94251%
Source: The Waycross, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.