Income/capita 27%
Household income 18%
Unemployment 144%
Income per capita$21,774$26,678$29,829
Median household income$45,608$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$64,292$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$20,990$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$31,115$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$20,417$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate11.4%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level18.6%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Tallapoosa is 27% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Tallapoosa is 18% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Tallapoosa is 144% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Tallapoosa is 23% higher than the national average

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      Tallapoosa employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry17.6%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector31.3%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services7.0%13.2%
      Public administration4.5%8.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.4%0.0%
      Education, health & social services13.5%44.3%

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      Temple, GA4,287$46,68016%
      Edwardsville, AL180$41,40625%
      Tallapoosa, GA3,155$45,60818%

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      Tallapoosa, GA3,155$45,60818%
      Source: The Tallapoosa, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).