Wages & HHI Patterns

Household Income on the Rise

As Clayton County’s population has steadily increased, so has its median household income (HHI). With a young population of workers who are at the beginning of their careers, Clayton County is poised for future growth in HHI.

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Clayton County GA US
Median HH Income $53,389 $69,506 $74,580
Mean (Average) HH Income $73,786 $101,046 $126,500
Per Capita Income $26,538 $38,215 $59,430

Source: Esri, 2023; U.S. Census Bureau, 2022

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Average Weekly Wage

Clayton County GA US
Avg. Weekly Wage $1,303 $1,249 $1,259
Avg. Wage Primary Industry $1,748 Transportation & Warehousing $1,440 Government $922 Office & Administrative Support
Highest Avg. Wage Industry $1,750 Chemical Manufacturing $2,928 Information $5,976 Physicians & Surgeons

Sources: Georgia Dept of Labor, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

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While the prospects for workers continue to improve, the area is still attractive for investors considering expansion. Wages are moderate compared to other metro areas, which can help companies control their bottom lines. In Clayton County, it is possible to lower business costs while offering competitive wages for qualified workers.

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