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32%
Income/capita NAT. AVG.
44%
Household income NAT. AVG.
68%
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexBlue RidgeGeorgiaNational
Income per capita$20,172$26,678$29,829
Median household income$31,190$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$47,045$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$20,500$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$30,938$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$17,941$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate1.5%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level24.0%17.8%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Blue Ridge is 32% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Blue Ridge is 44% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Blue Ridge is 68% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Blue Ridge is 59% higher than the national average

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      $20,791 $31,190 $62,380
      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.

      Blue Ridge median earnings by income bracket

      Blue Ridge employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry20.5%20.5%
      Manufacturing sector4.8%4.8%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services12.7%12.7%
      Public administration1.2%1.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities21.1%21.1%
      Education, health & social services1.8%1.8%
      Other38.0%38.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Flat Top Mountain, TN888$100,30481.3%
      Epworth, GA320$77,72240.5%
      Ellijay, GA2,036$40,11427.5%
      McCaysville, GA1,536$34,24338.1%
      Copperhill, TN474$31,65342.8%
      Blue Ridge, GA1,168$31,19043.6%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Malaga, CA1,168$42,79222.6%
      Pine Plains, NY1,168$60,8049.9%
      Fort Loudon, PA1,168$98,26477.6%
      Asotin, WA1,168$56,6582.4%
      Boyceville, WI1,168$49,02811.4%
      Blue Ridge, GA1,168$31,19043.6%
      Source: The Blue Ridge, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).