Income/capita 29%
Household income 24%
Unemployment 19%
IndexLocust GroveGeorgiaNational
Income per capita$21,052$26,678$29,829
Median household income$42,134$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$50,323$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$35,739$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$33,961$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate3.8%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level16.6%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Locust Grove is 29% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Locust Grove is 24% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Locust Grove is 19% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Locust Grove is 10% higher than the national average

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      Locust Grove employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry1.1%1.0%
      Manufacturing sector9.2%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services5.9%9.0%
      Wholesale & retail services16.7%10.7%
      Public administration11.0%18.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities16.3%6.6%
      Education, health & social services1.7%31.2%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Heron Bay, GA4,042$77,03939%
      Stockbridge, GA27,692$54,7691%
      Bonanza, GA3,361$53,7103%
      Hampton, GA7,281$50,1979%
      Sunny Side, GA155$48,75012%
      Locust Grove, GA5,742$42,13424%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Carterville, IL5,742$48,42112%
      Cumming, GA5,740$45,84617%
      Chena Ridge, AK5,744$92,40567%
      Country Homes, WA5,745$45,35718%
      James City, NC5,736$47,70014%
      Locust Grove, GA5,742$42,13424%
      Source: The Locust Grove, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).