Americus employment information

IndexAmericusGeorgiaNational
Income per capita$15,837$26,678$29,829
Median household income$24,882$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$45,602$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$17,118$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$22,955$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$16,732$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate11.1%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level42.2%17.8%15.1%
The Americus, 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 Americus is $15,837, which is 41% lower than than the Georgia average and 47% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $24,882, which is 51% lower than than the Georgia average and 55% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Americus is 11%, which is 138% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Americus is 42% which is 179% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$16,586$24,882$49,764
City
$34,021$51,037$102,074
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
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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 Americus is 47% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Americus is 55% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Americus is 138% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Americus is 179% higher than the national average.

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Americus median earnings by income bracket

Americus employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry3.5%1.2%
Manufacturing sector16.7%6.5%
Financial & insurance services4.3%2.8%
Wholesale & retail services14.5%9.1%
Public administration7.9%6.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.6%0.4%
Education, health & social services21.4%45.4%
Other26.2%23.3%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
De Soto, GA303$35,25036%
Leslie, GA435$33,75039%
Smithville, GA655$31,25044%
Andersonville, GA250$29,79246%
Plains, GA721$28,75048%
Americus, GA16,185$24,88255%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Avocado Heights, CA16,188$71,79930%
Floral Park, NY16,189$103,64487%
Dublin, GA16,189$27,84750%
Hope Mills, NC16,189$47,94113%
Wailuku, HI16,179$68,45324%
Americus, GA16,185$24,88255%
Source: The Americus, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).