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Income/capita 32%
Household income 32%
Unemployment 33%
IndexWacoGeorgiaNational
Income per capita$20,256$26,678$29,829
Median household income$37,500$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$50,481$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$27,250$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$31,932$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$18,750$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate6.2%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level15.0%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Waco is 32% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Waco is 32% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Waco is 33% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Waco is equal to the national average

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      $Input your household income
      $24,997$37,500$75,000
      City
      $34,021$51,037$102,074
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Waco median earnings by income bracket

      Waco employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry30.1%4.5%
      Manufacturing sector27.3%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services11.9%6.1%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities15.4%1.5%
      Education, health & social services3.5%37.9%
      Other9.8%39.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Bremen, GA6,257$55,6351%
      Ranburne, AL455$48,39313%
      Mount Zion, GA1,778$46,97415%
      Temple, GA4,287$46,68016%
      Tallapoosa, GA3,155$45,60818%
      Waco, GA440$37,50032%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Midvale, MT440$17,36169%
      Lafe, AR440$33,25040%
      Bailey Lakes, OH440$51,5637%
      Hanover, MI440$49,58310%
      Chunky, MS440$37,50032%
      Waco, GA440$37,50032%
      Source: The Waco, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).