Income/capita 27%
Household income 30%
Unemployment 69%
IndexIron CityGeorgiaNational
Income per capita$21,798$26,678$29,829
Median household income$38,750$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$35,417$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$57,500$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$34,375$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$21,563$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate1.4%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level8.6%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Iron City is 27% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Iron City is 30% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Iron City is 69% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Iron City is 43% lower than the national average

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      Iron City employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.2%4.4%
      Manufacturing sector12.2%6.7%
      Financial & insurance services2.4%15.6%
      Wholesale & retail services22.0%22.2%
      Public administration19.5%2.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.2%0.0%
      Education, health & social services2.4%46.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Brinson, GA237$34,64337%
      Jakin, GA241$28,75048%
      Bainbridge, GA12,492$24,86955%
      Colquitt, GA2,336$21,54161%
      Boykin, GA90$0100%
      Iron City, GA243$38,75030%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Arcola, VA243$142,813158%
      Rexford, KS243$45,93817%
      Crossnore, NC243$43,25022%
      Emerald Beach, MO243$36,04235%
      Lakeline, OH243$55,6251%
      Iron City, GA243$38,75030%
      Source: The Iron City, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).