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 $54.076 $66,559 $69,717
Mean (Average) HH Income $69,007 $92,425 $97,962
Per Capita Income $24,777 $35,086 $38,332

Source: Esri, 2022

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Average Weekly Wage

Clayton County GA US
Avg. Weekly Wage $1,240 $1,601 $1,147
Avg. Wage Primary Industry $1,819 Transportation & Warehousing $1,387 Government $1,094Education
Highest Avg. Wage Industry $1,819 Transportation & Warehousing $3,340 Management $2,089Management

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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