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Income/capita 41%
Household income 45%
Unemployment 15%
IndexGriffinGeorgiaNational
Income per capita$17,536$26,678$29,829
Median household income$30,692$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$56,250$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$22,180$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$27,483$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$18,037$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate5.3%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level33.5%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Griffin is 41% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Griffin is 45% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Griffin is 15% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Griffin is 122% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $20,459$30,692$61,384
      City
      $34,021$51,037$102,074
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Griffin median earnings by income bracket

      Griffin employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.1%1.1%
      Manufacturing sector21.9%0.5%
      Financial & insurance services2.5%3.8%
      Wholesale & retail services17.3%18.7%
      Public administration4.2%2.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.9%2.6%
      Education, health & social services8.9%35.4%
      Other30.4%25.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Heron Bay, GA4,042$77,03939%
      Brooks, GA518$76,87539%
      Woolsey, GA178$67,91723%
      Fayetteville, GA16,780$66,79321%
      Bonanza, GA3,361$53,7103%
      Griffin, GA22,875$30,69245%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Marysville, OH22,860$62,37113%
      Palm River-Clair Mel, FL22,860$38,69130%
      Granite Bay, CA22,840$119,701116%
      Roselle, IL22,911$79,04043%
      Corcoran, CA22,917$35,53136%
      Griffin, GA22,875$30,69245%
      Source: The Griffin, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).