Income/capita 53%
Household income 39%
Unemployment 94%
Income per capita$14,012$26,678$29,829
Median household income$33,486$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$50,648$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,992$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$20,975$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$19,480$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate9.0%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level35.9%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Clarkston is 53% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Clarkston is 39% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Clarkston is 94% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Clarkston is 137% higher than the national average

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      Clarkston employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.9%2.5%
      Manufacturing sector22.2%0.7%
      Financial & insurance services1.2%2.2%
      Wholesale & retail services20.8%15.5%
      Public administration1.6%2.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.7%3.6%
      Education, health & social services5.8%21.8%

      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%
      Clarkston, GA12,594$33,48639%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Ardmore, PA12,592$80,62546%
      Woodhaven, MI12,590$58,5006%
      Terryville, NY12,588$100,76182%
      Bensville, MD12,584$125,016126%
      North Palm Beach, FL12,581$61,21711%
      Clarkston, GA12,594$33,48639%
      Source: The Clarkston, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).