Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA

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Population

133,262

1.34% growth

Poverty Rate

16.5%


Median Age

45.6


Median Household Income

$45,711

5.43% growth

Number of Employees

50,757

3.7% growth

Median Property Value

$178,100

2.65% growth

About

In 2017, Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA had a population of 133k people with a median age of 45.6 and a median household income of $45,711. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA grew from 131,494 to 133,262, a 1.34% increase and its median household income grew from $43,356 to $45,711, a 5.43% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (92%), White (Hispanic) (3.02%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.61%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.05%), and Some Other Race (Hispanic) (0.644%). 5.13% of the people in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA speak a non-English language, and 98.1% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA are University of North Georgia (3,097 degrees awarded in 2017), Young Harris College (193 degrees), and Truett McConnell University (111 degrees).

The median property value in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA is $178,100, and the homeownership rate is 74.3%. Most people in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, 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 Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA employs 50.8k people. The largest industries in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA are Restaurants & Food Services (4,834 people), Construction (4,271 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,802 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($120,558), Air transportation ($101,875), and Computer Systems Design ($98,225).

Median household income in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA is $45,711. Males in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA have an average income that is 1.24 times higher than the average income of females, which is $41,261. The income inequality in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.48, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$45,711

2017 value

± $1,872

5.43%

1 Year Growth

± 5.32%

Households in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA have a median annual income of $45,711, 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 $43,356 in 2016, which represents a 5.43% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$51,341

Average Male Salary

± $9,195

$41,261

Average Female Salary

± $8,826

In 2017, full-time male employees in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA made 1.24 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $40,057 ± $5,661

  2. American Indian

    $33,755 ± $54,118

  3. Black

    $29,633 ± $30,409

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA workers was White. These workers were paid 1.19 times more than American Indian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.48

2017 Wage GINI

0.473

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA was 0.48 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.46% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) 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 Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) 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 Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) 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

16.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA (21.3k out of 129k 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 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Males 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

    19,182 ± 1,210

  2. Hispanic

    1,642 ± 318

  3. Black

    604 ± 183

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, 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

50.8k

2017 Value

3.7%

1 Year growth

± 3.7%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA grew at a rate of 3.7%, from 48.9k employees to 50.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA, are Cooks (1,500 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,454 people), and Secretaries & administrative assistants (1,380 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA, by number of employees, are Cooks (1,500 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,454 people), and Secretaries & administrative assistants (1,380 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA has an unusually high number of residents working as Pest control workers (4.07 times higher than expected), Aircraft pilots & flight engineers (3.96 times), and Electrical powerline installers & repairers (3.46 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA, by average salary, are Real estate brokers & sales agents ($172,688), Sales representatives, services, all other ($125,096), and Computer & information systems managers ($124,422).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

50.8k

2017 Value

3.7%

1 Year growth

± 3.7%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA grew at a rate of 3.7%, from 48.9k employees to 50.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA, are Restaurants & Food Services (4,834 people), Construction (4,271 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,802 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA, though some of these residents may live in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) 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 Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (4,834 people), Construction (4,271 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,802 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA has an unusually high number of Fiber, yarn, & thread mills (16.5 times higher than expected), Agricultural implement manufacturing (4.54 times), and Animal production & aquaculture (4.48 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA, by average salary, are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($120,558), Air transportation ($101,875), and Computer Systems Design ($98,225).

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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

85.3% of the population of Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA has health coverage, with 38.4% on employee plans, 12.7% on Medicaid, 18.1% on Medicare, 14.2% on non-group plans, and 1.86% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA was $6,587 in 2014. This is a 5.41% increase from the previous year ($6,249).

Primary care physicians in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA 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

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).

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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%).

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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

14.7%

Uninsured

38.4%

Employer Coverage

12.7%

Medicaid

18.1%

Medicare

14.2%

Non-Group

1.86%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 14.7%.

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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

Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA is home to a population of 133k people, from which 98.1% are citizens. As of 2016, 3.31% of Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA residents were born outside of the country (4.36k people).

In 2017, there were 30.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (123k people) in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.02k White (Hispanic) and 2.14k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA are Spanish (5,079 speakers), German (314 speakers), and Korean (237 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

46

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

45

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 4.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA was 45.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 46, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 45. But people in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA residents was 45.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.31%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

4.36k people

3.6%

2015 Foreign-Born Population

4.68k people

As of 2016, 3.31% of Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA residents (4.36k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2015, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA was 3.6%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    1,613 ± 980 people

  2. Germany

    418 ± 501 people

  3. England

    271 ± 404 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA was Mexico, the natal country of 1,613 Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA residents, followed by Germany with 418 and England with 271.

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Citizenship

98.1%

2017 Citizenship

97.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.1% of Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA was 97.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    123k ± 184

  2. White (Hispanic)

    4.02k ± 463

  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    2.14k ± 247

In 2017, there were 30.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (123k people) in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.02k White (Hispanic) and 2.14k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    5,079 speakers (3.99%)

  2. German

    314 speakers (0.246%)

  3. Korean

    237 speakers (0.186%)

5.13% of Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA was Spanish. 3.99% of the overall population of Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA are native Spanish speakers. 0.246% speak German and 0.186% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    4,751 ± 445

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,071 ± 240

  3. Korea

    1,003 ± 209

Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.44 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA awarded 3,401 degrees. The student population of Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA is skewed towards women, with 9,826 male students and 12,780 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA are White (2,712 and 81.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (304 and 9.09%), Black or African American (118 and 3.53%), and Asian (89 and 2.66%).

The largest universities in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA by number of degrees awarded are University of North Georgia (3,097 and 91.1%), Young Harris College (193 and 5.67%), and Truett McConnell University (111 and 3.26%).

The most popular majors in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (942 and 27.7%), General Business Administration & Management (239 and 7.03%), and Registered Nursing (187 and 5.5%).

The median tuition costs in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA are $23,291 for private four year colleges, and $3,705 and $13,192 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 135 degrees awarded

  2. 239 degrees awarded

  3. 187 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA was General Biological Sciences with 135 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 3,097 degrees awarded

  2. 193 degrees awarded

  3. 111 degrees awarded

$3,705

Median In-State Public

$23,291

Median Private

In 2017, the Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of North Georgia with 3,097 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,308

Degrees Awarded to Men

2,093

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 1,308 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA, which is 0.625 times less than the 2,093 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,712 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    304 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    118 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA were to White students. These 2,712 degrees mean that there were 8.92 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 304 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA was $178,100 in 2017, which is 0.775 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $173,500 to $178,100, a 2.65% increase. The homeownership rate in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA is 74.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA have an average commute time of 25.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$178,100

2017 Median

± $5,329

$173,500

2016 Median

± $4,580

In 2017, the median property value in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA grew to to $178,100 from the previous year's value of $173,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) 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 Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

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$45,711

Median Household Income

± $1,872

51.1k

Number of Households

± 1,740

In 2017, the median household income of the 51.1k households in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA grew to $45,711 from the previous year's value of $43,356.

The following chart displays the households in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) 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 Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

74.3%

2017 Homeownership

73.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 74.3% of the housing units in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 73.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

25.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA have a longer commute time (25.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.15% of the workforce in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, 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

    10.1%

  3. Worked At Home

    5%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA was Drove Alone (81.9%), followed by those who Carpooled (10.1%) and those who Worked At Home (5%).

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 Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (North & Northwest) PUMA, GA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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