Income/capita 43%
Household income 60%
Unemployment 20%
IndexMountain CityGeorgiaNational
Income per capita$17,049$26,678$29,829
Median household income$22,266$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$37,632$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$15,337$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$28,125$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$17,258$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate3.7%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level22.5%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Mountain City is 43% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Mountain City is 60% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Mountain City is 20% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Mountain City is 49% higher than the national average

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      Mountain City employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry28.2%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%12.2%
      Wholesale & retail services4.7%31.7%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.4%0.0%
      Education, health & social services20.1%9.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Sky Valley, GA310$73,25032%
      Highlands, NC1,144$65,37518%
      Tallulah Falls, GA38$53,7503%
      Dillard, GA375$44,68819%
      Clayton, GA1,872$27,76450%
      Mountain City, GA970$22,26660%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Kidron, OH970$63,12514%
      Franklin, GA970$17,05969%
      Lake Waynoka, OH970$86,25056%
      Inverness, MS970$38,33331%
      Cammack Village, AR969$63,61115%
      Mountain City, GA970$22,26660%
      Source: The Mountain City, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).