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Income/capita 56%
Household income 65%
Unemployment 29%
IndexThomsonGeorgiaNational
Income per capita$13,067$26,678$29,829
Median household income$19,611$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$40,915$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$17,777$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$22,809$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$16,392$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate6.0%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level43.7%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Thomson is 56% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Thomson is 65% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Thomson is 29% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Thomson is 189% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $13,072$19,611$39,222
      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.

      Thomson median earnings by income bracket

      Thomson employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.9%1.3%
      Manufacturing sector26.6%3.9%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%3.3%
      Wholesale & retail services9.5%13.0%
      Public administration3.8%5.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services9.9%37.9%
      Other44.3%22.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Appling, GA738$70,21727%
      Harlem, GA2,914$50,2089%
      Camak, GA137$45,31318%
      Dearing, GA747$39,06329%
      Norwood, GA195$25,00055%
      Thomson, GA6,699$19,61165%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      East Shoreham, NY6,699$124,177124%
      Silsbee, TX6,702$34,66937%
      Fox Point, WI6,695$113,854106%
      Santa Clara, UT6,704$71,58729%
      West View, PA6,704$57,0783%
      Thomson, GA6,699$19,61165%
      Source: The Thomson, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).