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Income/capita 23%
Household income 33%
Unemployment 14%
IndexWilmington IslandGeorgiaNational
Income per capita$36,694$26,678$29,829
Median household income$73,760$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$78,864$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$53,275$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$46,969$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$33,728$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate4.0%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level4.3%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Wilmington Island is 23% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Wilmington Island is 33% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Wilmington Island is 14% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Wilmington Island is 71% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $49,168$73,760$147,520
      City
      $34,021$51,037$102,074
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Wilmington Island median earnings by income bracket

      Wilmington Island employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.1%1.7%
      Manufacturing sector15.4%0.3%
      Financial & insurance services2.6%5.4%
      Wholesale & retail services13.8%16.1%
      Public administration7.0%6.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.7%3.8%
      Education, health & social services15.7%35.4%
      Other27.8%27.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      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%
      Wilmington Island, GA15,005$73,76033%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Front Royal, VA15,006$48,27013%
      Harrison, NJ15,007$58,0475%
      Clemson, SC15,008$37,46632%
      Ramsey, NJ15,000$133,702142%
      Batavia, NY15,012$42,80423%
      Wilmington Island, GA15,005$73,76033%
      Source: The Wilmington Island, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).