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Income/capita 29%
Household income 23%
Unemployment 34%
IndexFort OglethorpeGeorgiaNational
Income per capita$21,056$26,678$29,829
Median household income$42,355$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$56,915$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,375$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$30,047$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$26,595$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate3.1%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level16.1%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Fort Oglethorpe is 29% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Fort Oglethorpe is 23% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Fort Oglethorpe is 34% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Fort Oglethorpe is 6% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $28,233$42,355$84,710
      City
      $34,021$51,037$102,074
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Fort Oglethorpe median earnings by income bracket

      Fort Oglethorpe employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.3%0.8%
      Manufacturing sector20.7%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services2.9%6.9%
      Wholesale & retail services29.9%13.4%
      Public administration3.4%0.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.1%4.8%
      Education, health & social services10.2%36.4%
      Other19.8%27.6%

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      Signal Mountain, TN8,500$98,66578%
      Indian Springs, GA3,104$69,88626%
      Fort Oglethorpe, GA9,613$42,35523%

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      Girard, OH9,615$37,42632%
      Gold Canyon, AZ9,616$68,00723%
      Safford, AZ9,616$49,16111%
      Chevy Chase, MD9,618$162,351193%
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      Fort Oglethorpe, GA9,613$42,35523%
      Source: The Fort Oglethorpe, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).