Income/capita 32%
Household income 18%
Unemployment 51%
Income per capita$20,411$26,678$29,829
Median household income$45,500$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$68,977$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$31,923$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$31,827$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$24,242$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate7.1%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level15.2%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Dawsonville is 32% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Dawsonville is 18% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Dawsonville is 51% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Dawsonville is 1% higher than the national average

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      Dawsonville employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry14.8%1.5%
      Manufacturing sector12.6%2.1%
      Financial & insurance services1.2%13.5%
      Wholesale & retail services11.1%19.8%
      Public administration3.9%1.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.9%1.0%
      Education, health & social services5.6%37.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Ball Ground, GA1,831$72,23231%
      Nelson, GA1,470$65,14718%
      Oakwood, GA4,098$41,73325%
      Dahlonega, GA6,196$30,41345%
      Dawsonville, GA2,478$45,50018%

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      Odell, OR2,478$56,0581%
      Abita Springs, LA2,477$63,84115%
      Jay, OK2,479$24,18556%
      Kalona, IA2,479$48,07713%
      Allyn, WA2,477$68,53824%
      Dawsonville, GA2,478$45,50018%
      Source: The Dawsonville, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).