Income/capita 73%
Household income 49%
Unemployment 87%
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Income per capita$8,145$26,678$29,829
Median household income$28,411$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$33,208$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$27,012$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$31,286$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$19,551$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate0.6%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level35.5%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in McRae-Helena is 73% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in McRae-Helena is 49% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in McRae-Helena is 87% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in McRae-Helena is 135% higher than the national average

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      McRae-Helena employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.4%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector29.5%15.6%
      Financial & insurance services1.5%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services5.2%8.9%
      Public administration9.6%4.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.3%0.0%
      Education, health & social services10.5%43.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Scotland, GA392$30,97244.0%
      Chauncey, GA336$29,50046.7%
      Milan, GA732$29,21947.2%
      Alamo, GA3,376$28,92947.7%
      Lumber City, GA1,271$27,76849.8%
      McRae-Helena, GA8,763$28,41148.6%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Cloverdale, CA8,763$64,14415.9%
      South Amboy, NJ8,762$66,29419.8%
      Booneville, MS8,764$30,34045.2%
      Socorro, NM8,760$33,21440.0%
      Elgin, TX8,756$42,86922.5%
      McRae-Helena, GA8,763$28,41148.6%
      Source: The McRae-Helena, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).