Household Income on the Rise
As Clayton County’s population has steadily increased, so has its median household income (HHI). From 2019 to 2021, HHI increased by 7.5 percent, a value of more than $3,600 per household. With a young population of workers who are at the beginning of their careers, Clayton County is poised for future growth in HHI.
|Median HH Income||$51,497||$60,605||$64,994|
|Mean (Average) HH Income||$61,523||$85,691||$91,547|
|Per Capita Income||$21,582||$32,105||$35,384|
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2020-2021
Average Weekly Wage
|Avg. Weekly Wage||$1,293||$1,612||$1,037|
|Avg. Wage Primary Industry||$1,749 Transportation & Warehousing||$1,391 Government||$1,440Management|
|Highest Avg. Wage Industry||$2,014 Chemical Mfg.||$2,818 Management||$1,440Management|
Sources: Georgia Dept of Labor, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
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.