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Economy in Georgia

Georgia has an unemployment rate of 3.9%. The US average is 3.9%.

Georgia has seen the job market increase by 2.6% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 43.9%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Georgia
- The Sales Tax Rate for Georgia is 7.1%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Georgia is 6.0%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Georgia
- The average income of a Georgia resident is $25,427 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Georgia resident is $49,342 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYGeorgia, GeorgiaUnited States
  3.7%3.7%
  2.6%1.6%
  43.9%33.5%
  7.0%6.2%
  5.8%4.6%
  $28,015$31,177
  $52,977$57,652
  $64,053$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  1.1%1.3%
  0.1%0.6%
  6.3%6.2%
  10.7%10.4%
  2.9%2.7%
  11.9%11.6%
  5.1%4.1%
  0.9%0.9%
  2.5%2.1%
  4.4%4.7%
  1.9%1.9%
  6.8%6.7%
  0.1%0.1%
  4.7%4.3%
  9.5%9.3%
  11.5%13.8%
  1.5%2.2%
  7.8%7.4%
  5.0%4.9%
  5.3%4.8%
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    Reviews for Georgia    74 Reviews
    Georgia Like Any Place Has It's Good & Bad - 12/12/2016
    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

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    Cost of Housing listed is misleading - 5/4/2016
    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

    Climate - 2/19/2016
    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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