Income/capita 44%
Household income 19%
Unemployment 11%
Income per capita$16,588$26,678$29,829
Median household income$44,732$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$56,500$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$32,679$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$31,458$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$10,625$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate5.2%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level14.8%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Demorest is 44% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Demorest is 19% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Demorest is 11% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Demorest is 2% lower than the national average

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      Demorest employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.8%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector15.5%0.7%
      Financial & insurance services2.2%3.4%
      Wholesale & retail services16.5%4.0%
      Public administration4.9%2.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.5%1.3%
      Education, health & social services20.1%58.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Clermont, GA1,030$56,2502%
      Tallulah Falls, GA38$53,7503%
      Lula, GA2,831$47,29715%
      Clarkesville, GA1,796$41,12526%
      Mount Airy, GA1,231$41,12526%
      Demorest, GA1,902$44,73219%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Carnation, WA1,902$78,85943%
      Mechanicsburg, OH1,902$51,7506%
      Stewartstown, PA1,902$58,0365%
      Capac, MI1,902$47,08315%
      Anahola, HI1,902$57,3864%
      Demorest, GA1,902$44,73219%
      Source: The Demorest, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).