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Income/capita 55%
Household income 69%
Unemployment 23%
IndexAlpharettaGeorgiaNational
Income per capita$46,113$26,678$29,829
Median household income$93,613$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$121,225$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$57,269$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$67,778$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$39,705$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate3.6%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level6.9%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Alpharetta is 55% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Alpharetta is 69% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Alpharetta is 23% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Alpharetta is 54% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $62,402$93,613$187,226
      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.

      Alpharetta median earnings by income bracket

      Alpharetta employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry3.9%1.4%
      Manufacturing sector11.6%0.1%
      Financial & insurance services8.6%7.5%
      Wholesale & retail services14.7%10.1%
      Public administration0.9%2.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.3%2.2%
      Education, health & social services7.4%30.0%
      Other40.5%37.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Berkeley Lake, GA1,924$120,795118%
      Milton, GA36,755$109,78498%
      Johns Creek, GA82,930$107,17694%
      Roswell, GA93,968$84,95954%
      Dunwoody, GA48,128$83,53851%
      Alpharetta, GA63,013$93,61369%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Mansfield, TX63,141$90,21663%
      Cheyenne, WY62,879$58,8956%
      West Hartford, CT63,187$91,87566%
      Castro Valley, CA62,825$87,20458%
      Bowling Green, KY62,824$37,18333%
      Alpharetta, GA63,013$93,61369%
      Source: The Alpharetta, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).