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Fulton County, GA&

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1.26% growth
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Median Household Income
5.34% growth
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2.17% growth
Median Property Value
5.17% growth

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The economy of Fulton County, GA employs 519,248 people. The economy of Fulton County, GA is specialized in Professional, Scientific, Tech Services; Information; and Finance & Insurance, which employ respectively 1.98; 1.83; and 1.35 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Fulton County, GA are Professional, Scientific, Tech Services (77,900), Healthcare & Social Assistance (53,907), and Retail trade (51,197), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($98,614), Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($73,750), and Finance & Insurance ($70,358).

Median household income in Fulton County, GA is $63,510. Males in Fulton County, GA have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,215. The income inequality of Fulton County, GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.484 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Fulton County, GA. In Fulton County, GA the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 25-34, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 105 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $8,756. Richmond County, GA has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Georgia.


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Fulton County, GA is home to a population of 1.02M people, from which 91.9% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Fulton County, GA is composed of 442,347 Black residents (43.2%), 408,990 White residents (40%), 74,853 Hispanic residents (7.31%), 68,047 Asian residents (6.65%), and 24,116 Two+ residents (2.36%). The most common foreign languages in Fulton County, GA are Spanish (63,128 speakers), Chinese (11,082 speakers), and Other Asian (9,782 speakers), but compared to other places, Fulton County, GA has a relative high number of Hindi (7,169 speakers), Other Asian (9,782 speakers), and Thai (1,000 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Fulton County, GA awarded 22,757 degrees. The student population of Fulton County, GA is skewed towards females, with 10,272 male students and 12,485 female students. Most students in Fulton County, GA are Black or African American (9,527 and 41.9%), followed by White (6,838 and 30%), Asian (1,613 and 7.09%), and Unknown (1,204 and 5.29%). The largest universities in Fulton County, GA by number of graduates are Georgia State University (7,518 and 33%), Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus (5,682 and 25%), and Atlanta Technical College (2,352 and 10.3%). The most popular majors in Fulton County, GA are General Business Administration & Management (1,073 and 4.72%), General Psychology (686 and 3.01%), and General Computer & Information Sciences (519 and 2.28%). The median tuition costs in Fulton County, GA are $23,626 for private four year colleges, and $6,846 and $21,414 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Fulton County, GA is $288,900, which is 1.41 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $274,700 to $288,900, a 5.17% increase. The homeownership rate of Fulton County, GA is 50.1%, which is lower than the national average of 63.1%. People in Fulton County, GA have an average commute time of 25.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Fulton County, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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