Income/capita 32%
Household income 11%
Unemployment 62%
Income per capita$39,275$26,678$29,829
Median household income$61,250$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$63,750$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$0$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$27,500$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate1.8%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level2.7%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Gay is 32% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Gay is 11% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Gay is 62% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Gay is 82% lower than the national average

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      Gay median earnings by income bracket

      Gay employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.5%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector15.4%5.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services15.4%10.0%
      Public administration3.8%10.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities19.2%5.0%
      Education, health & social services0.0%15.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Brooks, GA518$76,87539%
      Moreland, GA463$66,56320%
      Haralson, GA149$61,25011%
      Sunset Village, GA910$58,5266%
      Grantville, GA3,151$47,41314%
      Gay, GA73$61,25011%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Center, NE73$33,43840%
      Weston, CO73$41,40625%
      Myrtle, MN73$30,75044%
      Lakeview North, WY73$0100%
      Qui-nai-elt Village, WA73$0100%
      Gay, GA73$61,25011%
      Source: The Gay, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).