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The unemployment rate in Georgia, State, is 5.60%, with job growth of 1.68%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 37.76%.

Georgia, State Taxes
Georgia, State,sales tax rate is 7.00%. Income tax is 6.00%.

Georgia, State Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $25,427, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $49,342.

  ECONOMYGeorgia, GeorgiaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  5.60%5.20%
  Recent Job Growth  1.68%1.59%
  Future Job Growth  37.76%37.98%
  Sales Taxes  7.00%6.00%
  Income Taxes  6.00%4.60%
  Income per Cap.  $25,427$28,555
  Household Income  $49,342$53,482
  Family Median Income  $59,068$65,443
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting  1.07%1.35%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction  0.12%0.61%
  Construction  6.34%6.19%
  Manufacturing  10.67%10.41%
  Wholesale trade  2.86%2.72%
  Retail trade  11.95%11.55%
  Transportation and warehousing  5.07%4.11%
  Utilities  00
  Information  2.51%2.12%
  Finance and insurance  4.40%4.69%
  Real estate, rental, leasing  1.91%1.89%
  Professional, scientific, technical services  6.77%6.68%
  Management of companies  0.09%0.08%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs  4.73%4.27%
  Educational services  9.46%9.34%
  Health care and social assistance  11.51%13.81%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation  1.54%2.16%
  Accommodation, food services  7.79%7.44%
  Other services  5.02%4.94%
  Public administration  5.28%4.80%
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Georgia Like Any Place Has It's Good & Bad

I was sad to read some of the comments about my home state of Georgia. Many were based on experiences people have had living in Atlanta or it's suburbs. Having been born... (Read More)



Cost of Housing listed is misleading

In the cost of living review of Georgia, it shows that housing in Georgia is 75% of the national average, which sounds good to someone thinking of moving into the state,... (Read More)




The climate in Georgia is great. It is really hot in the summers. our winters do not last long. Well, here in Albany it starts getting cool-cold around Halloween. The... (Read More)



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