Income/capita 29%
Household income 46%
Unemployment 27%
Income per capita$21,077$26,678$29,829
Median household income$29,703$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$49,457$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$15,519$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$34,205$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$15,898$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate5.9%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level35.1%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Sandersville is 29% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Sandersville is 46% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Sandersville is 27% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Sandersville is 132% higher than the national average

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      Sandersville employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.2%1.0%
      Manufacturing sector18.8%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services7.8%2.9%
      Wholesale & retail services10.4%17.6%
      Public administration5.5%6.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities21.7%1.8%
      Education, health & social services7.2%43.8%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Riddleville, GA56$83,75051%
      Deepstep, GA164$79,37543%
      Edge Hill, GA26$65,83319%
      Oconee, GA305$46,25016%
      Harrison, GA495$39,00030%
      Sandersville, GA5,776$29,70346%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Robertsdale, AL5,776$38,46730%
      Hingham, MA5,777$109,97099%
      Doney Park, AZ5,775$84,81653%
      Mount Carmel, PA5,773$32,45641%
      Ware, MA5,771$41,64825%
      Sandersville, GA5,776$29,70346%
      Source: The Sandersville, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).