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22%
Income/capita NAT. AVG.
39%
Household income NAT. AVG.
33%
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexValdostaGeorgiaNational
Income per capita$23,241$26,678$29,829
Median household income$33,583$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$58,137$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$24,749$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$28,839$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$21,753$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate3.1%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level30.5%17.8%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Valdosta is 22% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Valdosta is 39% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Valdosta is 33% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Valdosta is 102% higher than the national average

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      $22,386 $33,583 $67,166
      City
      $34,021 $51,037 $102,074
      State
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
      Nation
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      Valdosta median earnings by income bracket

      Valdosta employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.1%8.1%
      Manufacturing sector11.7%11.7%
      Financial & insurance services1.7%1.7%
      Wholesale & retail services22.2%22.2%
      Public administration6.0%6.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.8%6.8%
      Education, health & social services13.0%13.0%
      Other28.1%28.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Hahira, GA2,989$57,6774.3%
      Dasher, GA1,071$56,0401.3%
      Lake Park, GA856$34,86137.0%
      Cecil, GA288$33,75039.0%
      Moody AFB, GA1,320$30,11145.6%
      Valdosta, GA56,320$33,58339.3%

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      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Smyrna, GA56,333$77,71340.5%
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      Fountain Valley, CA56,118$89,92462.5%
      Tinley Park, IL56,082$82,16348.5%
      Grand Forks, ND56,588$50,1949.3%
      Valdosta, GA56,320$33,58339.3%
      Source: The Valdosta, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).