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Income/capita 40%
Household income 38%
Unemployment 21%
IndexMount VernonGeorgiaNational
Income per capita$17,867$26,678$29,829
Median household income$34,291$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$45,679$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$23,649$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$22,955$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$22,391$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate3.7%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level23.6%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Mount Vernon is 40% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Mount Vernon is 38% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Mount Vernon is 21% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Mount Vernon is 56% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $22,858$34,291$68,582
      City
      $34,021$51,037$102,074
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Mount Vernon median earnings by income bracket

      Mount Vernon employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.5%3.1%
      Manufacturing sector4.9%4.9%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services12.7%17.4%
      Public administration16.3%7.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.0%2.9%
      Education, health & social services10.5%35.6%
      Other32.4%24.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Ailey, GA610$60,3139%
      Alston, GA154$56,2502%
      Vidalia, GA10,674$31,92142%
      Soperton, GA3,042$31,70543%
      Scotland, GA392$30,97244%
      Mount Vernon, GA2,311$34,29138%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Bull Shoals, AR2,311$36,20035%
      Gold Beach, OR2,311$45,04219%
      Bonneau Beach, SC2,310$42,05924%
      Biscoe, NC2,310$31,67743%
      Flying Hills, PA2,312$59,5838%
      Mount Vernon, GA2,311$34,29138%
      Source: The Mount Vernon, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).