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Income/capita 51%
Household income 50%
Unemployment 63%
IndexLithoniaGeorgiaNational
Income per capita$14,584$26,678$29,829
Median household income$27,404$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$41,146$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,141$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$22,708$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$21,516$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate7.6%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level28.6%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Lithonia is 51% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Lithonia is 50% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Lithonia is 63% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Lithonia is 89% higher than the national average

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      $Input your household income
      $18,267$27,404$54,808
      City
      $34,021$51,037$102,074
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Lithonia median earnings by income bracket

      Lithonia employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry20.1%1.4%
      Manufacturing sector7.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services1.2%3.7%
      Wholesale & retail services14.0%12.3%
      Public administration5.0%6.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.6%14.2%
      Education, health & social services6.7%21.6%
      Other32.1%33.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Avondale Estates, GA3,095$100,87182%
      Druid Hills, GA13,444$88,54260%
      Grayson, GA3,008$84,51453%
      Decatur, GA21,210$81,59847%
      Mountain Park city, GA638$74,37534%
      Lithonia, GA2,093$27,40450%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Prophetstown, IL2,093$43,21422%
      Churchville, NY2,093$63,67615%
      Hurlock, MD2,092$37,08333%
      Forest City, PA2,092$37,20833%
      Shelby, MI2,092$34,76037%
      Lithonia, GA2,093$27,40450%
      Source: The Lithonia, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).