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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Atlanta is $35,719, which is higher than the state average of $25,427 and is higher than the national average of $28,555. Atlanta median household income is $46,439, which has grown by 33.56% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 16.28% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Atlanta residents spend 25.3 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the state average of 27.4 minutes and is about the same as the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #32

Atlanta, GA
35,719 USD
Georgia
25,427 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Atlanta, GA
32,885 USD
Georgia
29,424 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Atlanta, GA
38,132 USD
Georgia
33,645 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Atlanta, GA
28,734 USD
Georgia
25,105 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #154
Atlanta, GA
46,439 USD
Georgia
49,342 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Atlanta, GA
82,029 USD
Georgia
68,317 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #135
Atlanta, GA
33.56%
Georgia
16.28%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Atlanta, GAGeorgiaU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income18.46%$25,711, see rank16.09%$15,04921.11%$16,919
Social Security Income21.86%$14,765, see rank26.97%$17,11429.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income2.58%$3,184, see rank1.91%$3,3102.82%$3,720
Retirement Income12.14%$25,233, see rank16.32%$24,53317.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Atlanta, GA
58,208 USD
Georgia
59,068 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Atlanta, GA
111,097 USD
Georgia
78,856 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Atlanta, GAGeorgiaU.S.
White$81,784, see rank$56,472$56,900
Black$27,117, see rank$36,356$35,600
Hispanic$41,794, see rank$38,032$42,396
Asian$61,840, see rank$64,364$73,244
American Indian, Alaska Native$37,279, see rank$38,359$37,170
Hawaiian Native$31,509, see rank$45,920$53,370
One Race, Other$30,590, see rank$34,510$40,300
Two or More Races$42,554, see rank$46,698$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Atlanta, GAGeorgiaU.S.
less than 25$18,759, see rank$23,220$25,788
25 to 44$57,694, see rank$51,851$58,398
45 to 64$48,410, see rank$58,662$65,027
65 or over$28,480, see rank$36,350$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Atlanta, GAGeorgiaU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over365,230, see rank7,693,577248,775,628
Male1179,534, 49.16%, see rank48.19%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:2121,737, 67.81%, see rank68.68%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces2217, 0.12%, see rank1.19%0.73%
Male, Civilian2121,520, 67.69%, see rank67.49%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed3106,697, 87.80%, see rank89.31%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed314,823, 12.20%, see rank10.69%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force257,797, 32.19%, see rank31.32%30.72%
Female1185,696, 50.84%, see rank51.81%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:2114,835, 61.84%, see rank58.27%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces265, 0.04%, see rank0.13%0.11%
Female, Civilian2114,770, 61.81%, see rank58.13%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed399,092, 86.34%, see rank89.13%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed315,678, 13.66%, see rank10.87%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force270,861, 38.16%, see rank41.73%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 Atlanta, GAGeorgiaU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over202,752, 100%4,253,203141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone138,873, 68.49%, see rank79.49%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled15,329, 7.56%, see rank10.41%9.59%
Public Transportation20,198, 9.96%, see rank2.10%5.06%
Walked9,381, 4.63%, see rank1.57%2.78%
Other Means4,203, 2.07%, see rank1.66%1.79%
Worked at Home14,768, 7.28%, see rank4.78%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Atlanta, GA
25.3 minutes
Georgia
27.4 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Atlanta, GAGeorgiaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over205,7894,300,074143,435,233
Male1106,697, 51.85%, see rank51.97%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations255,778, 52.28%, see rank31.98%33.12%
Service Occupations213,790, 12.92%, see rank14.45%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations219,599, 18.37%, see rank17.93%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2226, 0.21%, see rank0.92%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations24,207, 3.94%, see rank9.27%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations210,337, 9.69%, see rank18.73%17.94%
Female199,092, 48.15%, see rank48.03%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations248,634, 49.08%, see rank39.87%40.04%
Service Occupations217,547, 17.71%, see rank19.69%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations227,852, 28.11%, see rank32.68%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations222, 0.02%, see rank0.23%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2162, 0.16%, see rank0.32%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations24,564, 4.61%, see rank6.88%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Atlanta, GAGeorgiaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over205,789, 100%4,300,074143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining414, 0.20%, see rank1.18%1.96%
Construction6,207, 3.02%, see rank6.38%6.17%
Manufacturing10,521, 5.11%, see rank10.63%10.43%
Wholesale Trade5,545, 2.69%, see rank2.90%2.75%
Retail Trade20,448, 9.94%, see rank11.95%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities11,148, 5.42%, see rank5.98%4.93%
Information8,413, 4.09%, see rank2.49%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing16,720, 8.12%, see rank6.33%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
40,500, 19.68%, see rank11.42%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance44,458, 21.60%, see rank21.10%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
23,138, 11.24%, see rank9.25%9.49%
Public Administration8,580, 4.17%, see rank5.40%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration9,697, 4.71%, see rank4.99%4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Atlanta, GA%GeorgiaU.S.
Population in Poverty104,01125.24%, see rank18.48%15.59%
Family in Poverty15,62919.86%, see rank14.22%11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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