Income/capita 50%
Household income 61%
Unemployment 51%
Income per capita$14,914$26,678$29,829
Median household income$21,625$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$37,917$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$16,128$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$25,556$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$22,188$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate2.3%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level31.1%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Royston is 50% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Royston is 61% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Royston is 51% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Royston is 106% higher than the national average

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      Royston employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.6%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector25.9%4.1%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%7.7%
      Wholesale & retail services18.4%15.8%
      Public administration7.0%1.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services8.9%30.9%

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      Reed Creek, GA2,653$50,2149%
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      Danielsville, GA887$45,93817%
      Ila, GA407$44,00020%
      Franklin Springs, GA889$40,75026%
      Royston, GA2,713$21,62561%

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      Arthur, IL2,714$60,3609%
      Lake City, GA2,712$35,88235%
      Swanton, VT2,712$41,33025%
      Eagle Lake, MN2,712$70,37527%
      Woodbury, TN2,712$29,46447%
      Royston, GA2,713$21,62561%
      Source: The Royston, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).