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Income/capita 48%
Household income 58%
Unemployment 116%
IndexCordeleGeorgiaNational
Income per capita$15,596$26,678$29,829
Median household income$23,294$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$37,100$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$16,475$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$20,504$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$15,121$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate10.0%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level49.6%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Cordele is 48% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Cordele is 58% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Cordele is 116% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Cordele is 229% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $15,527$23,294$46,588
      City
      $34,021$51,037$102,074
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Cordele median earnings by income bracket

      Cordele employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry16.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector14.0%4.0%
      Financial & insurance services4.5%4.1%
      Wholesale & retail services24.3%13.7%
      Public administration6.2%9.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.7%0.7%
      Education, health & social services8.3%40.3%
      Other23.8%25.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Seville, GA105$40,28827%
      Vienna, GA3,791$31,66743%
      Arabi, GA544$30,55645%
      Warwick, GA420$23,50058%
      Lilly, GA264$22,96958%
      Cordele, GA11,015$23,29458%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Woodbury, NY11,015$122,059121%
      Chino Valley, AZ11,015$48,00213%
      Lantana, FL11,016$45,53818%
      Holbrook, MA11,008$67,50822%
      Town and Country, MO11,001$156,899184%
      Cordele, GA11,015$23,29458%
      Source: The Cordele, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).