East Ellijay, GA Income and Economy

East Ellijay Unemployment

The following table contains the unemployment rate for East Ellijay, GA. The unemployment rate city wide is 16.4%. This rate is worse than the 7.9% national average.

Unemployment City State USA
Unemployment Rate
16.4%
8.8%
7.9%
National Average
Hispanic
23.8%
8.7%
9.6%
National Average
White
16.2%
6.7%
6.8%
National Average
Asian
N/A
6.0%
6.4%
National Average
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
N/A
12.0%
10.5%
National Average
Two or more races
N/A
13.5%
12.2%
National Average
Black or African American
N/A
13.7%
14.0%
National Average
American Indian and Alaska Native
N/A
13.6%
13.9%
National Average

East Ellijay Median Income by Race

East Ellijay, GA median income is broken down by race in the table below. White people make $16,382 on average, this is the highest paid group.

Race City State USA
White
$16,382
$31,834
$31,133
National Average
Hispanic
$9,886
$19,383
$21,505
National Average
Asian
$0
$30,768
$34,418
National Average
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
$0
$30,092
$26,563
National Average
Two or more races
$0
$23,413
$22,664
National Average
Black or African American
$0
$25,350
$25,062
National Average
American Indian and Alaska Native
$0
$24,000
$21,510
National Average

East Ellijay Median Household Income by Age

The average income for different age groups is shown below. The age range that has the highest income in East Ellijay, GA is < 25.

Age City State USA
< 25
$19,000
$25,291
$26,465
National Average
25 - 44
$34,141
$53,271
$57,132
National Average
45 - 64
$73,694
$58,569
$63,398
National Average
> 64
$21,250
$31,899
$33,906
National Average

East Ellijay Median Worker Income

The table below displays the median individual worker income for East Ellijay, GA. The city's median individual worker income is $16,779. This income level is worse than the $29,701 national average.

Worker Type City State USA
Female
$18,438
$24,136
$24,139
National Average
Male
$14,706
$33,773
$35,201
National Average
Median Household Income
$31,250
$49,347
$51,914
National Average

East Ellijay Household Income Other than Earnings

The following table has information for East Ellijay, GA household income, other than earnings. The highest other earnings is Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income, which is $17,324. City wide social security other income from social security averages $17,112.

Income Type City State USA
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income
$17,324
$14,352
$15,308
National Average
Social Security Income
$17,112
$14,793
$15,495
National Average
Retirement Income
$12,636
$22,169
$21,489
National Average
Public Assistance Income
N/A
$3,250
$3,553
National Average

Top East Ellijay Occupations

View occupation data for East Ellijay, GA below. The largest occupations are listed first.

Occupation City State USA
Service occupations
27.1%
15.7%
17.1%
National Average
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
25.5%
13.3%
12.4%
National Average
Management, business, and financial occupations
24.9%
14.9%
14.3%
National Average
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
10.2%
10.5%
9.8%
National Average
Sales and office occupations
7.5%
25.8%
25.4%
National Average
Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations
3.8%
4.7%
5.2%
National Average
Computer, engineering, and science occupations
1.1%
4.7%
5.2%
National Average
Education, legal, community service, arts, and media occupations
0.0%
10.3%
10.6%
National Average
Notes
  • City rating based on comparing East Ellijay to other Georgia cities.
  • State rating based on comparing Georgia to other U.S. states.
  • All ratings are segmented into quintiles (very low, low, average, high, very high).
  • Data provided by the 2010 U.S. Census.
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