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Income/capita 41%
Household income 42%
Unemployment 100%
IndexEastmanGeorgiaNational
Income per capita$17,568$26,678$29,829
Median household income$31,935$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$47,972$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$21,429$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$22,723$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$25,068$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate9.3%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level22.7%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Eastman is 41% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Eastman is 42% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Eastman is 100% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Eastman is 50% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $21,287$31,935$63,870
      City
      $34,021$51,037$102,074
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Eastman median earnings by income bracket

      Eastman employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry3.2%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector26.7%2.2%
      Financial & insurance services5.6%3.9%
      Wholesale & retail services7.0%18.6%
      Public administration30.5%40.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.2%0.0%
      Education, health & social services11.2%22.9%
      Other9.1%5.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Cochran, GA4,901$32,26342%
      Chauncey, GA336$29,50047%
      Milan, GA732$29,21947%
      Rentz, GA330$26,87551%
      Cadwell, GA575$26,45852%
      Eastman, GA5,315$31,93542%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Bret Harte, CA5,315$30,08946%
      Watseka, IL5,318$37,64532%
      Monticello, IN5,312$38,40331%
      New Hempstead, NY5,311$110,15699%
      Myrtletown, CA5,320$62,38413%
      Eastman, GA5,315$31,93542%
      Source: The Eastman, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).