Income/capita 11%
Household income 1%
Unemployment 34%
Income per capita$33,253$26,678$29,829
Median household income$54,564$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$73,385$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$41,500$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$32,382$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$31,528$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate3.1%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level10.2%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Thunderbolt is 11% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Thunderbolt is 1% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Thunderbolt is 34% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Thunderbolt is 33% lower than the national average

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      Thunderbolt employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry18.1%2.4%
      Manufacturing sector10.9%1.9%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%1.7%
      Wholesale & retail services17.2%9.0%
      Public administration7.7%5.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.0%0.8%
      Education, health & social services5.5%46.1%

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      Dutch Island, GA943$142,989158%
      Vernonburg, GA120$111,250101%
      Skidaway Island, GA7,950$104,64389%
      Talahi Island, GA1,454$87,09657%
      Isle of Hope, GA2,564$85,70755%
      Thunderbolt, GA2,606$54,5641%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Moore Haven, FL2,606$29,69346%
      Swedesboro, NJ2,606$77,86841%
      Oronogo, MO2,605$66,01619%
      Whittingham, NJ2,607$56,8623%
      Williams Bay, WI2,605$64,31316%
      Thunderbolt, GA2,606$54,5641%
      Source: The Thunderbolt, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).