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Income/capita 53%
Household income 68%
Unemployment 38%
IndexOglethorpeGeorgiaNational
Income per capita$14,030$26,678$29,829
Median household income$17,961$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$29,208$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$9,975$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$0$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$20,281$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate6.5%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level34.6%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Oglethorpe is 53% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Oglethorpe is 68% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Oglethorpe is 38% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Oglethorpe is 129% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $11,972$17,961$35,922
      City
      $34,021$51,037$102,074
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Oglethorpe median earnings by income bracket

      Oglethorpe employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.2%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector15.6%4.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services0.0%8.5%
      Public administration36.0%8.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.9%0.0%
      Education, health & social services5.3%44.2%
      Other36.0%14.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Dooling, GA303$35,37936%
      Montezuma, GA3,241$30,60345%
      Andersonville, GA250$29,79246%
      Byromville, GA449$29,16747%
      Ellaville, GA1,957$24,63055%
      Oglethorpe, GA1,323$17,96168%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Bangor, WI1,323$52,7385%
      Remington, IN1,323$48,54212%
      Botkins, OH1,323$52,3215%
      Fort Thompson, SD1,323$25,37554%
      Ivanhoe, TX1,323$31,38943%
      Oglethorpe, GA1,323$17,96168%
      Source: The Oglethorpe, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).