Income/capita 35%
Household income 57%
Unemployment 22%
Income per capita$19,412$26,678$29,829
Median household income$23,911$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$31,875$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$20,781$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$25,000$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$20,284$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate3.6%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level33.4%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Pearson is 35% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Pearson is 57% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Pearson is 22% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Pearson is 121% higher than the national average

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      Pearson employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry14.8%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector28.6%21.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%3.1%
      Wholesale & retail services22.7%24.4%
      Public administration1.2%7.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.7%0.0%
      Education, health & social services2.6%7.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Willacoochee, GA1,549$31,04644%
      Douglas, GA11,742$29,75746%
      Pearson, GA2,000$23,91157%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Waretown, NJ2,000$71,08828%
      Minorca, LA2,000$36,90833%
      Lake Bryan, TX2,000$48,35413%
      Monticello, FL2,000$33,64639%
      Las Maravillas, NM2,000$52,4485%
      Pearson, GA2,000$23,91157%
      Source: The Pearson, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).