Income/capita 44%
Household income 46%
Unemployment 27%
Income per capita$16,769$26,678$29,829
Median household income$29,688$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$55,302$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$17,444$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$25,225$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$16,361$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate3.4%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level39.7%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Tifton is 44% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Tifton is 46% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Tifton is 27% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Tifton is 163% higher than the national average

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      Tifton employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.1%2.4%
      Manufacturing sector10.2%7.1%
      Financial & insurance services0.6%2.6%
      Wholesale & retail services13.6%20.0%
      Public administration7.7%1.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities17.9%1.3%
      Education, health & social services9.8%39.1%

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      Norman Park, GA1,213$42,37523%
      Sumner, GA428$41,87524%
      Sycamore, GA766$37,18833%
      Ty Ty, GA1,015$31,59143%
      Enigma, GA920$25,06355%
      Tifton, GA16,691$29,68846%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Altoona, IA16,692$72,39831%
      New Milford, NJ16,682$80,70946%
      Parole, MD16,679$96,11174%
      Roosevelt, NY16,675$73,19132%
      Center Point, AL16,711$39,13429%
      Tifton, GA16,691$29,68846%
      Source: The Tifton, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).