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Income/capita 41%
Household income 31%
Unemployment 29%
IndexEllijayGeorgiaNational
Income per capita$17,659$26,678$29,829
Median household income$38,250$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$52,400$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$20,968$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$24,266$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$17,333$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate6.0%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level24.3%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Ellijay is 41% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Ellijay is 31% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Ellijay is 29% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Ellijay is 61% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $25,497$38,250$76,500
      City
      $34,021$51,037$102,074
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Ellijay median earnings by income bracket

      Ellijay employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry16.4%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector46.5%5.2%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%2.6%
      Wholesale & retail services5.1%18.6%
      Public administration1.7%4.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.5%3.0%
      Education, health & social services6.9%43.9%
      Other22.5%18.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Flat Top Mountain, TN388$52,2026%
      Talking Rock, GA85$51,2507%
      Cherry Log, GA134$41,04226%
      Blue Ridge, GA1,485$37,65632%
      Morganton, GA312$36,66734%
      Ellijay, GA2,302$38,25031%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Glenville, CT2,302$108,58796%
      Prague, OK2,301$39,71828%
      Clifton Springs, NY2,303$40,58327%
      Romney, WV2,301$26,11153%
      Goldthwaite, TX2,301$44,48520%
      Ellijay, GA2,302$38,25031%
      Source: The Ellijay, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).