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Income/capita 45%
Household income 34%
Unemployment 20%
IndexMorgantonGeorgiaNational
Income per capita$16,533$26,678$29,829
Median household income$36,667$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$37,188$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,458$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$0$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$11,964$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate3.7%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level19.6%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Morganton is 45% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Morganton is 34% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Morganton is 20% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Morganton is 29% higher than the national average

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      $Input your household income
      $24,442$36,667$73,334
      City
      $34,021$51,037$102,074
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Morganton median earnings by income bracket

      Morganton employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry25.5%8.7%
      Manufacturing sector15.7%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services11.8%8.7%
      Wholesale & retail services5.9%4.3%
      Public administration0.0%19.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services5.9%30.4%
      Other33.3%21.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Mineral Bluff, GA223$63,86415%
      Epworth, GA352$55,9561%
      Flat Top Mountain, TN388$52,2026%
      Cherry Log, GA134$41,04226%
      Ellijay, GA2,302$38,25031%
      Morganton, GA312$36,66734%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Sun, LA312$37,81332%
      Bluejacket, OK312$31,66743%
      Willisburg, KY312$40,83326%
      Rising City, NE312$59,2507%
      Dinosaur, CO312$36,66734%
      Morganton, GA312$36,66734%
      Source: The Morganton, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).