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Income/capita 49%
Household income 39%
Unemployment 61%
IndexFolkstonGeorgiaNational
Income per capita$15,214$26,678$29,829
Median household income$33,824$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$49,840$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$20,757$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$19,114$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$16,386$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate7.5%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level29.3%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Folkston is 49% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Folkston is 39% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Folkston is 61% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Folkston is 94% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $22,547$33,824$67,648
      City
      $34,021$51,037$102,074
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Folkston median earnings by income bracket

      Folkston employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.2%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector22.3%7.8%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%3.0%
      Wholesale & retail services12.3%10.1%
      Public administration6.3%3.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.2%0.0%
      Education, health & social services3.5%49.2%
      Other36.1%31.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hilliard, FL3,131$51,2507%
      Homeland, GA1,082$31,07144%
      Folkston, GA5,210$33,82439%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hutchinson Island South, FL5,209$46,95115%
      Eaton Rapids, MI5,212$39,73928%
      Woodstock, VA5,208$33,09540%
      Williamson, AZ5,207$66,36620%
      Montevideo, MN5,207$47,04915%
      Folkston, GA5,210$33,82439%
      Source: The Folkston, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).