Income/capita 32%
Household income 2%
Unemployment 13%
Income per capita$20,423$26,678$29,829
Median household income$56,250$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$60,625$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$3,750$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$33,750$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$0$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate4.1%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level18.2%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Alston is 32% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Alston is 2% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Alston is 13% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Alston is 20% higher than the national average

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      Alston employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry28.6%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector7.1%2.8%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%13.9%
      Wholesale & retail services25.0%25.0%
      Public administration17.9%5.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.7%0.0%
      Education, health & social services7.1%22.2%

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      Ailey, GA610$60,3139%
      Mount Vernon, GA2,311$34,29138%
      Vidalia, GA10,674$31,92142%
      Santa Claus, GA221$29,68846%
      Uvalda, GA590$29,02848%
      Alston, GA154$56,2502%

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      Gilmore, MD154$50,3419%
      Hardwick, CA154$0100%
      Adams, ND154$43,12522%
      Coburn, PA154$60,97210%
      Medora, ND154$48,82812%
      Alston, GA154$56,2502%
      Source: The Alston, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).