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Income/capita 58%
Household income 69%
Unemployment 14%
IndexIdealGeorgiaNational
Income per capita$12,539$26,678$29,829
Median household income$17,426$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$33,000$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$13,438$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$36,364$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$17,056$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate5.3%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level45.0%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Ideal is 58% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Ideal is 69% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Ideal is 14% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Ideal is 198% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $11,616$17,426$34,852
      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.

      Ideal median earnings by income bracket

      Ideal employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry0.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector37.8%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%11.5%
      Wholesale & retail services10.8%0.0%
      Public administration16.2%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.7%7.7%
      Education, health & social services32.4%62.8%
      Other0.0%0.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Montezuma, GA3,241$30,60345%
      Andersonville, GA250$29,79246%
      Reynolds, GA1,388$29,03848%
      Ellaville, GA1,957$24,63055%
      Butler, GA1,644$24,59856%
      Ideal, GA433$17,42669%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Dodson, LA433$27,75050%
      Bryant, SD433$44,06320%
      Richland, IN433$55,0001%
      Higgston, GA433$27,50050%
      Wimer, OR433$0100%
      Ideal, GA433$17,42669%
      Source: The Ideal, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).