Income/capita 44%
Household income 50%
Unemployment 18%
Income per capita$16,580$26,678$29,829
Median household income$27,500$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$52,679$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$20,625$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$23,173$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$21,250$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate3.8%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level42.3%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Higgston is 44% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Higgston is 50% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Higgston is 18% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Higgston is 180% higher than the national average

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      Higgston employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry24.4%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector11.1%15.5%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%7.0%
      Wholesale & retail services20.0%32.4%
      Public administration2.2%4.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services20.0%18.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Ailey, GA610$60,3139%
      Alston, GA154$56,2502%
      Mount Vernon, GA2,311$34,29138%
      Vidalia, GA10,674$31,92142%
      Soperton, GA3,042$31,70543%
      Higgston, GA433$27,50050%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Broad Top City, PA433$49,84410%
      Rutland, OH433$33,75039%
      Dodson, LA433$27,75050%
      Richland, IN433$55,0001%
      Bryant, SD433$44,06320%
      Higgston, GA433$27,50050%
      Source: The Higgston, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).