Bartow County, GA

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Population

102,623

0.668% growth

Poverty Rate

14.2%


Median Age

37.5


Median Household Income

$52,393

3.62% growth

Number of Employees

46,890

3.66% growth

Median Property Value

$140,500

9.59% growth

About

In 2017, Bartow County, GA had a population of 103k people with a median age of 37.5 and a median household income of $52,393. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Bartow County, GA grew from 101,942 to 102,623, a 0.668% increase and its median household income grew from $50,565 to $52,393, a 3.62% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Bartow County, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (78.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (10.5%), White (Hispanic) (5.51%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (2.17%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.65%). N/A% of the people in Bartow County, GA speak a non-English language, and 96.3% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Bartow County, GA is $140,500, and the homeownership rate is 65.4%. Most people in Bartow County, GA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 26.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Bartow County, GA is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Bartow County, GA employs 46.9k people. The largest industries in Bartow County, GA are Manufacturing (8,228 people), Retail Trade (5,684 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (4,958 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($61,671), Information ($59,318), and Wholesale Trade ($52,328).

Median household income in Bartow County, GA is $52,393. Males in Bartow County, GA have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,261. The income inequality in Bartow County, GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$52,393

2017 value

± $2,222

3.62%

1 Year Growth

± 4.98%

Households in Bartow County, GA have a median annual income of $52,393, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $50,565 in 2016, which represents a 3.62% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$62,744

Average Male Salary

± $1,190

$46,261

Average Female Salary

± $830

In 2017, full-time male employees in Georgia made 1.36 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Georgia by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $58,486 ± $3,787

  2. White

    $53,819 ± $950

  3. Two or More Races

    $43,415 ± $4,855

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Georgia workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.09 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Bartow County, GA is from Georgia.

0.478

2017 Wage GINI

0.477

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Georgia was 0.478 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.233% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Georgia was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Georgia in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Georgia across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9601.02

  2. Census Tract 9609.02

  3. Census Tract 9601.01

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Bartow County, GA was Census Tract 9601.02 with a value of $68,173, followed by Census Tract 9609.02 and Census Tract 9601.01, with respective values of $64,599 and $63,594.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Bartow County, GA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 45 - 54

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

14.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Bartow County, GA (14.4k out of 102k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 45 - 54, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 55 - 64.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    11,048 ± 834

  2. Hispanic

    2,729 ± 482

  3. Black

    1,882 ± 345

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Bartow County, GA is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

46.9k

2017 Value

± 1,780

3.66%

1 Year growth

± 5.24%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Bartow County, GA grew at a rate of 3.66%, from 45.2k employees to 46.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Bartow County, GA, are Sales & Related Occupations (5,367 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (5,338 people), and Production Occupations (4,837 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Bartow County, GA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Bartow County, GA, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (5,367 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (5,338 people), and Production Occupations (4,837 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Bartow County, GA has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (1.78 times higher than expected), Construction & Extraction Occupations (1.45 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.45 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Bartow County, GA, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($65,625), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($59,431), and Management Occupations ($58,594).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

46.9k

2017 Value

± 1,780

3.66%

1 Year growth

± 5.24%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Bartow County, GA grew at a rate of 3.66%, from 45.2k employees to 46.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Bartow County, GA, are Manufacturing (8,228 people), Retail Trade (5,684 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (4,958 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Bartow County, GA, though some of these residents may live in Bartow County, GA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Bartow County, GA, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (8,228 people), Retail Trade (5,684 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (4,958 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Bartow County, GA has an unusually high number of Utilities (2.38 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (1.73 times), and Construction (1.67 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Bartow County, GA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($61,671), Information ($59,318), and Wholesale Trade ($52,328).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Georgia to other states, or from other states to Georgia.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $51.8B

  2. $36.9B

  3. $35.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Georgia product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $51.8B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($36.9B) and Electronics ($35.7B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Georgia products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$465B

2020 Value

$628B

Projected 2045 Value

35.1% growth

In 2020, total outbound Georgia trade was $465B. This is expected to increase 35.1% to $628B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Georgia trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Georgia to other states, or from other states to Georgia.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $42.1B

  2. $27.8B

  3. $22.2B

In 2015, the top outbound Georgia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Florida with $42.1B, followed by South Carolina with $27.8B and North Carolina and $22.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Georgia shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

84.9% of the population of Bartow County, GA has health coverage, with 46.5% on employee plans, 16.8% on Medicaid, 10.4% on Medicare, 9.63% on non-group plans, and 1.66% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Bartow County, GA was $6,587 in 2014. This is a 5.41% increase from the previous year ($6,249).

Primary care physicians in Bartow County, GA see 2234 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.995% increase from the previous year (2212 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3053 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1008 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Quitman County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (18.2%). Additionally, Rockdale County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (38.5%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,234 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Bartow County, GA see an average of 2,234 patients per year. This represents a 0.995% increase from the previous year (2,212 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Bartow County, GA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

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State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

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Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$6,587

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,406

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,199

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,429

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Georgia (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.41%, from $6,249 to $6,587.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

15.1%

Uninsured

46.5%

Employer Coverage

16.8%

Medicaid

10.4%

Medicare

9.63%

Non-Group

1.66%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Bartow County, GA declined by 3.03% from 15.6% to 15.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Bartow County, GA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 18.2% prevalence

  2. 17.3% prevalence

  3. 16.9% prevalence

Quitman County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Georgia, at 18.2%.

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Diversity

Bartow County, GA is home to a population of 103k people, from which 96.3% are citizens. As of 2017, 5.2% of Bartow County, GA residents were born outside of the country (5.34k people).

In 2017, there were 7.45 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (80.3k people) in Bartow County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 5.66k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

37

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

39

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.6

In 2017, the median age of all people in Bartow County, GA was 37.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 37, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 39. But people in Bartow County, GA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Bartow County, GA residents was 37.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

5.2%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

5.34k people

4.68%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

4.77k people

As of 2017, 5.2% of Bartow County, GA residents (5.34k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Bartow County, GA was 4.68%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    264,376 ± 12,459 people

  2. India

    85,239 ± 7,138 people

  3. Korea

    45,011 ± 5,197 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Georgia was Mexico, the natal country of 264,376 Georgia residents, followed by India with 85,239 and Korea with 45,011.

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Citizenship

96.3%

2017 Citizenship

96.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96.3% of Bartow County, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Bartow County, GA was 96.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Bartow County, GA

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    80.3k ± 140

  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    10.8k ± 488

  3. White (Hispanic)

    5.66k ± 774

In 2017, there were 7.45 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (80.3k people) in Bartow County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 5.66k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Bartow County, GA as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    2,389 ± 325

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,022 ± 279

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    876 ± 254

Bartow County, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.34 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Bartow County, GA was $140,500 in 2017, which is 0.612 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $128,200 to $140,500, a 9.59% increase. The homeownership rate in Bartow County, GA is 65.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Bartow County, GA have an average commute time of 26.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Bartow County, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$140,500

2017 Median

± $5,117

$128,200

2016 Median

± $5,419

In 2017, the median property value in Bartow County, GA grew to to $140,500 from the previous year's value of $128,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Bartow County, GA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Bartow County, GA the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

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$52,393

Median Household Income

± $2,222

37.1k

Number of Households

± 1,492

In 2017, the median household income of the 37.1k households in Bartow County, GA grew to $52,393 from the previous year's value of $50,565.

The following chart displays the households in Bartow County, GA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Bartow County, GA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Bartow County, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

65.4%

2017 Homeownership

64.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 65.4% of the housing units in Bartow County, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 64.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Bartow County, GA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

26.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Bartow County, GA have a longer commute time (26.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.9% of the workforce in Bartow County, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    81.9%

  2. Carpooled

    9.67%

  3. Worked At Home

    5.28%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Bartow County, GA was Drove Alone (81.9%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.67%) and those who Worked At Home (5.28%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Bartow County, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Bartow County, GA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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