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Income/capita 74%
Household income 56%
Unemployment 11%
IndexYoung HarrisGeorgiaNational
Income per capita$7,749$26,678$29,829
Median household income$24,583$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$48,750$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$14,088$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$0$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$3,684$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate4.1%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level35.1%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Young Harris is 74% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Young Harris is 56% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Young Harris is 11% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Young Harris is 132% higher than the national average

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      $Input your household income
      $16,387$24,583$49,166
      City
      $34,021$51,037$102,074
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Young Harris median earnings by income bracket

      Young Harris employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.5%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector26.3%1.8%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services14.5%8.6%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.6%
      Education, health & social services9.2%35.4%
      Other39.5%54.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hiawassee, GA887$35,21736%
      Hayesville, NC427$29,37547%
      Murphy, NC1,898$26,16153%
      Blairsville, GA729$16,76670%
      Young Harris, GA1,027$24,58356%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Dover Plains, NY1,027$42,05724%
      Duncan Falls, OH1,027$42,18824%
      McLeansville, NC1,027$40,58327%
      Silver Lake, IN1,027$46,56316%
      Delevan, NY1,027$36,92333%
      Young Harris, GA1,027$24,58356%
      Source: The Young Harris, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).