Income/capita 10%
Household income 27%
Unemployment 40%
Income per capita$26,889$26,678$29,829
Median household income$40,234$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$56,250$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$16,696$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$32,969$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$19,219$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate2.8%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level17.7%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Rutledge is 10% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Rutledge is 27% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Rutledge is 40% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Rutledge is 17% higher than the national average

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      Rutledge employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry30.1%4.4%
      Manufacturing sector11.0%6.7%
      Financial & insurance services7.7%2.8%
      Wholesale & retail services12.0%17.2%
      Public administration4.8%3.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%1.1%
      Education, health & social services2.9%27.8%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      North High Shoals, GA848$78,54242%
      Bishop, GA271$70,93828%
      Between, GA275$63,90616%
      Madison, GA4,010$53,2264%
      Bostwick, GA383$51,5977%
      Rutledge, GA924$40,23427%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Highland, WI924$42,45223%
      Jacksons' Gap, AL924$39,51929%
      Pringle, PA924$37,85732%
      Logan, NM924$36,10035%
      Lamar, TX925$39,62028%
      Rutledge, GA924$40,23427%
      Source: The Rutledge, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).