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Income/capita 40%
Household income 36%
Unemployment 8%
IndexEchols CountyGeorgiaNational
Income per capita$17,989$26,678$29,829
Median household income$35,354$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$41,512$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$24,761$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$26,382$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$17,972$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate4.3%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level30.2%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Echols County is 40% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Echols County is 36% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Echols County is 8% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Echols County is 100% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $23,566$35,354$70,708
      City
      $34,021$51,037$102,074
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Echols County median earnings by income bracket

      Echols County employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry14.8%1.4%
      Manufacturing sector20.9%35.8%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%3.9%
      Wholesale & retail services10.8%15.8%
      Public administration1.5%1.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.3%2.1%
      Education, health & social services1.9%28.3%
      Other43.1%41.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lake Park, GA905$40,93826%
      Jennings, FL590$26,52852%
      Echols County, GA4,025$35,35436%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Medina, TN4,025$64,20516%
      Montpelier, OH4,024$41,10126%
      Throop, PA4,026$47,40114%
      Mosinee, WI4,023$58,0565%
      Dannemora, NY4,027$52,3215%
      Echols County, GA4,025$35,35436%
      Source: The Echols County, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).