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Income/capita 38%
Household income 36%
Unemployment 39%
IndexCalhounGeorgiaNational
Income per capita$18,583$26,678$29,829
Median household income$35,160$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$65,061$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$25,689$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$25,681$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$21,043$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate2.8%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level29.2%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Calhoun is 38% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Calhoun is 36% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Calhoun is 39% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Calhoun is 93% higher than the national average

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      $23,437$35,160$70,320
      City
      $34,021$51,037$102,074
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Calhoun median earnings by income bracket

      Calhoun employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.6%1.0%
      Manufacturing sector38.4%2.1%
      Financial & insurance services1.8%1.9%
      Wholesale & retail services14.1%15.9%
      Public administration1.5%0.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.7%1.8%
      Education, health & social services5.1%23.9%
      Other20.8%29.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Adairsville, GA4,740$44,31420%
      Plainville, GA365$41,25025%
      White, GA680$39,75028%
      Resaca, GA1,157$38,98430%
      Shannon, GA1,754$36,80633%
      Calhoun, GA16,139$35,16036%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Portland, TX16,144$59,1997%
      Waterville, ME16,134$32,40341%
      Dyer, IN16,133$78,04341%
      Eggertsville, NY16,145$67,89623%
      Coos Bay, OR16,129$39,75028%
      Calhoun, GA16,139$35,16036%
      Source: The Calhoun, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).