Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA

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Population
133,498
1.02% 1-year growth
US Senator
David Perdue
Republican Party
US Senator
Kelly Loeffler
Republican Party
Median Age
34.7

Poverty Rate
9.19%

Median Household Income
$76,729
6.05% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$213,300
10.6% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
66,227
2.2% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA had a population of 133k people with a median age of 34.7 and a median household income of $76,729. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA grew from 132,153 to 133,498, a 1.02% increase and its median household income grew from $72,349 to $76,729, a 6.05% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (61.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (21%), White (Hispanic) (6.99%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.47%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.56%). 16.4% of the people in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA speak a non-English language, and 94.8% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Atlanta Regional Commission--Cobb County (Northwest)--Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA are Kennesaw State University (6,076 degrees awarded in 2017), Empire Beauty School-Kennesaw (72 degrees), and Cobb Beauty College Inc (28 degrees).

The median property value in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA is $213,300, and the homeownership rate is 68%. Most people in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 30.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Georgia across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Georgia went to Donald J. Trump with 50.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (45.6%), followed by Gary Johnson (3.05%). The most partisan county was Glascock County, GA with 88.8% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler are the senators currently representing the state of Georgia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Georgia
50.8% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Georgia
  1. 88.8% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 88.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 87.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Georgia was Glascock County, GA with 88.8% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Georgia colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Georgia

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Senator from Georgia2
  1. David Perdue
    Assumed office on January 3, 2015
  2. Kelly Loeffler
    Assumed office on January 6, 2020
    Appointed to the seat after Johnny Isakson's resignation

David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler are the senators currently representing Georgia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Georgia

Georgia is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA is home to a population of 133k people, from which 94.8% are citizens. As of 2018, 12.5% of Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA residents were born outside of the country (16.6k people).

In 2018, there were 2.93 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (82.2k people) in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 28.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 9.34k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA are Spanish (9,838 speakers), Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa (1,332 speakers), and Swahili or Other Languages of Central, Eastern, & Southern Africa (1,050 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    82.2k ± 1.98k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    28.1k ± 1.74k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    9.34k ± 1.37k
9.77%
Hispanic Population
13k people

In 2018, there were 2.93 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (82.2k people) in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 28.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 9.34k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.77% of the people in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA are hispanic (13k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    9,838 speakers (7.88%)
  2. Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa
    1,332 speakers (1.07%)
  3. Swahili or Other Languages of Central, Eastern, & Southern Africa
    1,050 speakers (0.841%)

16.4% of Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA was Spanish. 7.88% of the overall population of Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA are native Spanish speakers. 1.07% speak Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa and 0.841% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

12.5%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
16.6k people
13.6%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
17.7k people

As of 2018, 12.5% of Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA residents (16.6k 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 Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA was 13.6%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

33
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.8
44
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.4

In 2018, the median age of all people in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA was 34.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 33, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 44. But people in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA are getting staying the same age. In 2017, the average age of all Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA residents was 35.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    3,358 ± 1,405 people
  2. Kenya
    1,141 ± 826 people
  3. India
    1,136 ± 824 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA was Mexico, the natal country of 3,358 Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA residents, followed by Kenya with 1,141 and India with 1,136.

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Citizenship

94.8%
2018 Citizenship
94.1%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 94.8% of Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA was 94.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,451 ± 316
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,793 ± 377
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,538 ± 326

Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.37 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA is $76,729. In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA was Fulton County (Northeast)Johns Creek City PUMA, GA with a value of $126,789, followed by Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA and Fulton County (Northwest)Roswell City PUMA, GA, with respective values of $113,147 and $107,556.

Males in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA have an average income that is 1.46 times higher than the average income of females, which is $51,055. The income inequality in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.481, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA employs 66.2k people. The largest industries in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA are Restaurants & Food Services (5,626 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,288 people), and Construction (3,515 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($145,404), Nondepository credit & related activities ($140,389), and Wholesale electronic markets & agents & brokers ($134,621).

Wages

Median Household Income

$76,729
2018 value
± $2,521
6.05%
1 Year Growth
± 4.44%

Households in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA have a median annual income of $76,729, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $72,349 in 2017, which represents a 6.05% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$74,634
Average Male Salary in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA
± $11,106
$51,055
Average Female Salary in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA
± $5,627

In 2017, full-time male employees in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA made 1.46 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA
  1. Two or More Races
    $61,612 ± $43,282
  2. White
    $57,407 ± $7,517
  3. Asian
    $56,406 ± $31,106

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA workers was Two or More Races. These workers were paid 1.07 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA.

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Wage Distribution

0.481
2017 Wage GINI in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA
0.473
2016 Wage GINI in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA

In 2017, the income inequality in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA was 0.481 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.74% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA was Fulton County (Northeast)Johns Creek City PUMA, GA with a value of $126,789, followed by Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA and Fulton County (Northwest)Roswell City PUMA, GA, with respective values of $113,147 and $107,556.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

9.19% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA (11.9k out of 130k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 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
    7,172 ± 784
  2. Black
    3,031 ± 590
  3. Hispanic
    2,057 ± 456

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, 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

66.2k
2017 Value
2.2%
1 Year growth
± 2.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA grew at a rate of 2.2%, from 64.8k employees to 66.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA, are Miscellaneous managers (2,534 people), Retail salespersons (2,312 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (2,157 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA, by number of employees, are Miscellaneous managers (2,534 people), Retail salespersons (2,312 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (2,157 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA has an unusually high number of residents working as Religious workers, all other (4.29 times higher than expected), Directors, religious activities & education (3.99 times), and Firstline supervisors of landscaping, lawn service, & groundskeeping workers (3.66 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($290,644), Aircraft pilots & flight engineers ($221,750), and Chief executives & legislators ($151,585).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

66.2k
2017 Value
2.2%
1 Year growth
± 2.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA grew at a rate of 2.2%, from 64.8k employees to 66.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA, are Restaurants & Food Services (5,626 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,288 people), and Construction (3,515 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA, though some of these residents may live in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, 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 Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (5,626 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,288 people), and Construction (3,515 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA has an unusually high number of Other transportation equipment manufacturing (11.1 times higher than expected), Carpet & rug mills (9.2 times), and Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing (2.93 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA, by average salary, are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($145,404), Nondepository credit & related activities ($140,389), and Wholesale electronic markets & agents & brokers ($134,621).

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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. $48.1B
  2. $38B
  3. $30.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Georgia product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $48.1B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($38B) and Electronics ($30.6B).

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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$430B
2015 Value in Georgia
$628B
Projected 2045 Value in Georgia
46.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Georgia trade was $430B. This is expected to increase 46.1% 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. $39.4B
  2. $25.3B
  3. $20.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Georgia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Florida with $39.4B, followed by South Carolina with $25.3B and North Carolina and $20.5B.

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

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Education

In 2017, universities in Atlanta Regional Commission--Cobb County (Northwest)--Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA awarded 6,176 degrees. The student population of Atlanta Regional Commission--Cobb County (Northwest)--Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA is skewed towards men, with 18,484 male students and 17,539 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Atlanta Regional Commission--Cobb County (Northwest)--Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA are White (3,653 and 61.1%), followed by Black or African American (1,223 and 20.5%), Hispanic or Latino (443 and 7.42%), and Asian (267 and 4.47%).

The largest universities in Atlanta Regional Commission--Cobb County (Northwest)--Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA by number of degrees awarded are Kennesaw State University (6,076 and 98.4%), Empire Beauty School-Kennesaw (72 and 1.17%), and Cobb Beauty College Inc (28 and 0.453%).

The most popular majors in Atlanta Regional Commission--Cobb County (Northwest)--Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA are General Business Administration & Management (409 and 6.62%), Speech Communication & Rhetoric (334 and 5.41%), and General Psychology (295 and 4.78%).

The median tuition costs in Atlanta Regional Commission--Cobb County (Northwest)--Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $4,341 and $15,322 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 334 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 295 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 284 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Atlanta Regional Commission--Cobb County (Northwest)--Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA was Speech Communication & Rhetoric with 334 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Atlanta Regional Commission--Cobb County (Northwest)--Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 6,076 degrees awarded
  2. 72 degrees awarded
  3. 28 degrees awarded
$4,341
Median In-State Public
$N/A
Median Private

In 2017, the Atlanta Regional Commission--Cobb County (Northwest)--Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Kennesaw State University with 6,076 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

2,826
Degrees Awarded to Men
3,350
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 2,826 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Atlanta Regional Commission--Cobb County (Northwest)--Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA, which is 0.844 times less than the 3,350 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Atlanta Regional Commission--Cobb County (Northwest)--Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    3,653 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    1,223 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    443 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Atlanta Regional Commission--Cobb County (Northwest)--Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA were to White students. These 3,653 degrees mean that there were 2.99 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 1,223 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA was $213,300 in 2018, which is 0.929 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $192,800 to $213,300, a 10.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA is 68%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA have an average commute time of 30.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$213,300
2018 Median
± $4,296
$192,800
2017 Median
± $3,952

In 2018, the median property value in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA grew to to $213,300 from the previous year's value of $192,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, 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 Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$76,729
Median Household Income
± $2,521
47.2k
Number of Households
± 1,660

In 2018, the median household income of the 47.2k households in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA grew to $76,729 from the previous year's value of $72,349.

The following chart displays the households in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, 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 - $1,499
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

68%
2018 Homeownership
69.1%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 68% of the housing units in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 69.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

30.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA have a longer commute time (30.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 3.87% of the workforce in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    80.3%
  2. Carpooled
    8.08%
  3. Worked At Home
    7.45%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA was Drove Alone (80.3%), followed by those who Carpooled (8.08%) and those who Worked At Home (7.45%).

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 Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

89.4% of the population of Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA has health coverage, with 60.4% on employee plans, 6.58% on Medicaid, 7.49% on Medicare, 13.2% on non-group plans, and 1.63% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Georgia see 1519 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.459% decrease from the previous year (1526 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1984 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 829 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

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1,519 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Georgia

Primary care physicians in Georgia see an average of 1,519 patients per year. This represents a 0.459% decrease from the previous year (1,526 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Georgia 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%).

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 in Georgia
$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

10.6%
Uninsured
60.4%
Employer Coverage
6.58%
Medicaid
7.49%
Medicare
13.2%
Non-Group
1.63%
Military or VA

Between N/A and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA N/A by N/A from N/A% to 10.6%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, 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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