Robins Region - The Place for Business

Labor & Employment

Houston Area Labor Force                     181,323
Warner Robins MSA Labor Force         70,291
Unemployment Rate                                  8.0%
Average Weekly Wage                               $ 777
(Sources: Georgia Department of Labor, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)

Largest Area Employers

Robins Air Force Base                                21,377
Houston County Board of Education      4,564
Houston Healthcare                                       2,100
Perdue Farms                                                    1,820
Frito-Lay                                                             1,300
Houston County Government                       650
City of Warner Robins                                       562
Anchor Glass Container Corp.                       443
Middle Georgia Technical College                332
Graphic Packaging                                              304
(Source: Houston County Development Authority)

Cost of Living

Warner Robins' cost of living is 20% lower than the U.S. average, and it is 43% less expensive to live here as compared to Atlanta. In first quarter 2010, the median home cost was $132,500.
(Sources: Sperling's Best Places,