Income/capita 14%
Household income 11%
Unemployment 34%
Income per capita$25,600$26,678$29,829
Median household income$61,339$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$65,313$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$39,583$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$36,639$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$30,655$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate3.1%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level5.4%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Watkinsville is 14% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Watkinsville is 11% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Watkinsville is 34% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Watkinsville is 64% lower than the national average

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      Watkinsville employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.9%0.8%
      Manufacturing sector22.7%0.7%
      Financial & insurance services3.7%4.0%
      Wholesale & retail services4.1%7.7%
      Public administration7.2%4.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.8%0.5%
      Education, health & social services27.7%48.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      North High Shoals, GA848$78,54242%
      Bishop, GA271$70,93828%
      Maxeys, GA348$65,41718%
      Winterville, GA1,050$58,8646%
      Bostwick, GA383$51,5977%
      Watkinsville, GA2,872$61,33911%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Ingalls Park, IL2,872$44,18320%
      Akron, NY2,872$52,7885%
      West Sand Lake, NY2,872$86,17456%
      Lake Nacimiento, CA2,871$74,80435%
      Garrettsville, OH2,870$58,2505%
      Watkinsville, GA2,872$61,33911%
      Source: The Watkinsville, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).