Income/capita 28%
Household income 39%
Unemployment 57%
Income per capita$21,362$26,678$29,829
Median household income$33,896$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$50,227$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$15,385$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$37,038$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$14,495$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate2.0%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level24.7%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Blackshear is 28% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Blackshear is 39% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Blackshear is 57% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Blackshear is 63% higher than the national average

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      Blackshear employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry3.5%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector13.7%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services8.5%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services31.9%4.2%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.1%0.0%
      Education, health & social services15.1%22.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hoboken, GA656$53,4383%
      Offerman, GA459$42,18824%
      Screven, GA844$41,25025%
      Deenwood, GA2,195$36,64534%
      Patterson, GA560$31,80643%
      Blackshear, GA3,546$33,89639%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Cottondale, AL3,546$50,06310%
      Houston, MS3,547$29,28647%
      Bryn Mawr, PA3,545$54,3182%
      St. Augusta, MN3,547$75,18436%
      Woodstown, NJ3,548$71,50029%
      Blackshear, GA3,546$33,89639%
      Source: The Blackshear, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).