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Income/capita 37%
Household income 50%
Unemployment 90%
IndexLumber CityGeorgiaNational
Income per capita$18,679$26,678$29,829
Median household income$27,768$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$30,511$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$22,500$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$30,217$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$18,906$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate0.5%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level26.1%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Lumber City is 37% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Lumber City is 50% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Lumber City is 90% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Lumber City is 73% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $18,510$27,768$55,536
      City
      $34,021$51,037$102,074
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Lumber City median earnings by income bracket

      Lumber City employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.8%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector38.7%5.4%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%11.2%
      Wholesale & retail services0.0%12.0%
      Public administration8.1%1.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities20.2%0.0%
      Education, health & social services11.3%32.0%
      Other12.5%17.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Alston, GA154$56,2502%
      Graham, GA261$36,75034%
      Satilla, GA499$36,25034%
      Denton, GA209$35,00037%
      Scotland, GA392$30,97244%
      Lumber City, GA1,271$27,76850%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Milford, NJ1,271$79,34243%
      Enlow, PA1,271$37,43132%
      Rough and Ready, CA1,271$40,82126%
      Elkhart, TX1,271$30,72144%
      Boswell, PA1,271$29,34547%
      Lumber City, GA1,271$27,76850%
      Source: The Lumber City, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).