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Income/capita 47%
Household income 54%
Unemployment 32%
IndexRoswellGeorgiaNational
Income per capita$43,953$26,678$29,829
Median household income$84,959$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$116,760$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$44,985$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$46,706$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$31,979$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate3.2%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level8.9%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Roswell is 47% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Roswell is 54% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Roswell is 32% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Roswell is 41% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $56,633$84,959$169,918
      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.

      Roswell median earnings by income bracket

      Roswell employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.4%1.5%
      Manufacturing sector8.3%1.6%
      Financial & insurance services7.5%6.9%
      Wholesale & retail services13.2%13.9%
      Public administration2.1%2.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.3%1.6%
      Education, health & social services5.7%26.6%
      Other45.8%38.5%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Berkeley Lake, GA1,924$120,795118%
      Milton, GA36,755$109,78498%
      Johns Creek, GA82,930$107,17694%
      Alpharetta, GA63,013$93,61369%
      Dunwoody, GA48,128$83,53851%
      Roswell, GA93,968$84,95954%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Federal Way, WA93,986$58,8556%
      Yuma, AZ93,704$44,21620%
      Lee's Summit, MO94,257$80,49446%
      Quincy, MA93,349$64,89017%
      Yakima, WA93,338$40,95126%
      Roswell, GA93,968$84,95954%
      Source: The Roswell, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).