Buckhead employment information

Income per capita$79,550$38,686$26,678
Median household income$113,902$49,398$51,037
Median income owner occupied$0$83,708$65,914
Median income renter occupied$0$32,788$32,100
Median earnings male$87,032$41,092$34,871
Median earnings female$47,367$30,702$25,493
Unemployment rate2.8%6.7%5.3%
Poverty leveln/a24.0%17.8%
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  • The income per capita in Buckhead is 167% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Buckhead is 106% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Buckhead is 39% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Buckhead is equal to the national average.

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Buckhead employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry3.8%0.7%
Manufacturing sector7.9%0.3%
Financial & insurance services12.5%7.2%
Wholesale & retail services11.1%9.9%
Public administration2.7%2.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.2%2.2%
Education, health & social services10.9%28.3%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Berkeley Lake, GA1,924$120,795118%
Avondale Estates, GA3,095$100,87182%
Druid Hills, GA13,444$88,54260%
Dunwoody, GA48,128$83,53851%
Decatur, GA21,210$81,59847%
Atlanta, GA456,378$49,39811%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Virginia Beach, VA449,733$67,71922%
Colorado Springs, CO448,759$56,2272%
Omaha, NE443,072$50,8278%
Long Beach, CA469,793$55,1510%
Mesa, AZ470,456$50,6159%
Atlanta, GA456,378$49,39811%
Source: The Buckhead, Atlanta, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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