Economy of Folkston, GA
Between 1994 and 1998, Charlton County averaged an annual unemployment rate of 5.7%, compared with the state’s average of 4.7%. City level unemployment data is not available for cities with populations of less than 10,000 persons, according to the 1990 Census.
In 1989, the median household income was $17,476 for the City of Folkston. Statewide, the median household income was $29,021.
Data on the sales from retail trade is unavailable for the City of Folkston. According to the 1992 Economic Census, the state per capita amount was $7,388.
The per capita income for the residents of Folkston in 1990 was $7,687. This amount was less than the county’s per capita income of $8,894 and less than the state’s average of $13,631.