Chattahoochee County, GA

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Population

11,096

6.62% decline

Poverty Rate

15%


Median Age

23.7


Median Household Income

$46,096

4.93% growth

Number of Employees

2,210

5.27% decline

Median Property Value

$81,700

23% growth

About

In 2017, Chattahoochee County, GA had a population of 11.1k people with a median age of 23.7 and a median household income of $46,096. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Chattahoochee County, GA declined from 11,882 to 11,096, a -6.62% decrease and its median household income grew from $43,929 to $46,096, a 4.93% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Chattahoochee County, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (59.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (17.9%), White (Hispanic) (10.8%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (3.84%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.53%). N/A% of the people in Chattahoochee County, GA speak a non-English language, and 97.1% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Chattahoochee County, GA is $81,700, and the homeownership rate is 26.9%. Most people in Chattahoochee County, GA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 11 minutes. The average car ownership in Chattahoochee County, GA is 2 cars per household.

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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 Chattahoochee County, GA employs 2.21k people. The largest industries in Chattahoochee County, GA are Public Administration (510 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (299 people), and Retail Trade (281 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($97,991), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($57,679), and Public Administration ($50,115).

Median household income in Chattahoochee County, GA is $46,096. Males in Chattahoochee 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 Chattahoochee County, GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$46,096

2017 value

± $6,130

4.93%

1 Year Growth

± 16.3%

Households in Chattahoochee County, GA have a median annual income of $46,096, 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 $43,929 in 2016, which represents a 4.93% 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.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Georgia by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Chattahoochee 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 202.01

  2. Census Tract 202.05

  3. Census Tract 202.03

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Chattahoochee County, GA was Census Tract 202.01 with a value of $61,250, followed by Census Tract 202.05 and Census Tract 202.03, with respective values of $51,375 and $46,319.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

15% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Chattahoochee County, GA (1.14k out of 7.58k 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 Males 18 - 24, followed by Males < 5 and then Males 25 - 34.

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

    670 ± 179

  2. Black

    355 ± 129

  3. Hispanic

    94 ± 96

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

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

2.21k

2017 Value

± 309

-5.27%

1 Year decline

± 21.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Chattahoochee County, GA declined at a rate of -5.27%, from 2.33k employees to 2.21k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Chattahoochee County, GA, are Sales & Related Occupations (249 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (229 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (216 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Chattahoochee County, GA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Chattahoochee County, GA, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (249 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (229 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (216 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Chattahoochee County, GA has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (3.23 times higher than expected), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.48 times), and Transportation Occupations (2.07 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Chattahoochee County, GA, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($98,403), Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($65,268), and Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($60,486).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

2.21k

2017 Value

± 309

-5.27%

1 Year decline

± 21.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Chattahoochee County, GA declined at a rate of -5.27%, from 2.33k employees to 2.21k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Chattahoochee County, GA, are Public Administration (510 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (299 people), and Retail Trade (281 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Chattahoochee County, GA, though some of these residents may live in Chattahoochee 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 Chattahoochee County, GA, by number of employees, are Public Administration (510 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (299 people), and Retail Trade (281 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Chattahoochee County, GA has an unusually high number of Public Administration (4.94 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (2.51 times), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2.14 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Chattahoochee County, GA, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($97,991), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($57,679), and Public Administration ($50,115).

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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

90.9% of the population of Chattahoochee County, GA has health coverage, with 16.8% on employee plans, 9.79% on Medicaid, 4.53% on Medicare, 17.8% on non-group plans, and 42% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Chattahoochee County, GA see 2842 patients per year on average, which represents a 52% decrease from the previous year (5918 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 165 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 0 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

2,842 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Chattahoochee County, GA see an average of 2,842 patients per year. This represents a 52% decrease from the previous year (5,918 patients).

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

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

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

Data only available at state level.

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%).

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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

9.1%

Uninsured

16.8%

Employer Coverage

9.79%

Medicaid

4.53%

Medicare

17.8%

Non-Group

42%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Chattahoochee County, GA declined by 9.79% from 10.1% to 9.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Chattahoochee 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%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Georgia by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Chattahoochee County, GA is home to a population of 11.1k people, from which 97.1% are citizens. As of 2017, 6.48% of Chattahoochee County, GA residents were born outside of the country (719 people).

In 2017, there were 3.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.56k people) in Chattahoochee County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.99k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.19k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

23

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

29

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.6

In 2017, the median age of all people in Chattahoochee County, GA was 23.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 23, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 29. But people in Chattahoochee County, GA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Chattahoochee County, GA residents was 23.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

6.48%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

719 people

7.45%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

885 people

As of 2017, 6.48% of Chattahoochee County, GA residents (719 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 Chattahoochee County, GA was 7.45%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

The following chart shows the percentage of foreign-born residents in Chattahoochee County, GA compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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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

97.1%

2017 Citizenship

96.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.1% of Chattahoochee County, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Chattahoochee County, GA was 96.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Chattahoochee County, GA

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    6.56k ± 5

  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    1.99k ± 102

  3. White (Hispanic)

    1.19k ± 128

In 2017, there were 3.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.56k people) in Chattahoochee County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.99k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.19k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

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

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (2001-)

    617 ± 172

  2. Vietnam

    101 ± 47

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    33 ± 26

Chattahoochee County, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 6.11 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Chattahoochee County, GA was $81,700 in 2017, which is 0.356 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $66,400 to $81,700, a 23% increase. The homeownership rate in Chattahoochee County, GA is 26.9%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Chattahoochee County, GA have an average commute time of 11 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Chattahoochee County, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$81,700

2017 Median

± $14,285

$66,400

2016 Median

± $18,922

In 2017, the median property value in Chattahoochee County, GA grew to to $81,700 from the previous year's value of $66,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Chattahoochee 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 Chattahoochee County, GA the largest share of households have a property value in the $80k - $90k range.

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Household Income

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$46,096

Median Household Income

± $6,130

2.51k

Number of Households

± 298

In 2017, the median household income of the 2.51k households in Chattahoochee County, GA grew to $46,096 from the previous year's value of $43,929.

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

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Rent vs Own

26.9%

2017 Homeownership

30.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 26.9% of the housing units in Chattahoochee County, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 30.3%.

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

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Commute Time

11 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Chattahoochee County, GA have a shorter commute time (11 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.844% of the workforce in Chattahoochee County, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    49.2%

  2. Worked At Home

    29.2%

  3. Walked

    9.82%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Chattahoochee County, GA was Drove Alone (49.2%), followed by those who Worked At Home (29.2%) and those who Walked (9.82%).

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 Chattahoochee County, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Chattahoochee County, GA have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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