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0.94% growth
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4.52% growth
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2.65% growth
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4.71% growth


The economy of Georgia employs 4.55M people. The economy of Georgia is specialized in Carpet & rug mills; Fiber, yarn, & thread mills; and Fabric mills, except knitting mills, which employ respectively 20.91; 6.67; and 3.36 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Georgia are Restaurants & Food Services (302,337), Elementary & secondary schools (282,116), and Construction (244,566), and the highest paying industries are Oil & gas extraction ($118,087), Software publishing ($111,761), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($108,667).

Median household income in Georgia is $53,559. Males in Georgia have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,215. The income inequality of Georgia (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 Georgia. In Georgia the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 66 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $9,390. Richmond County, GA has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Georgia.


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Georgia is home to a population of 10.3M people, from which 94.1% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Georgia is composed of 5.48M White residents (53.2%), 3.21M Black residents (31.1%), 962,334 Hispanic residents (9.3%), 396,429 Asian residents (3.84%), and 206,509 Two+ residents (2%). The most common foreign languages in Georgia are Spanish (740,917 speakers), African Languages (55,507 speakers), and Chinese (47,088 speakers), but compared to other places, Georgia has a relative high number of Gujarati (22,207 speakers), African Languages (55,507 speakers), and Korean (45,633 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Georgia awarded 140,578 degrees. The student population of Georgia is skewed towards females, with 55,991 male students and 84,587 female students. Most students in Georgia are White (71,000 and 50.5%), followed by Black or African American (45,160 and 32.1%), Hispanic or Latino (6,939 and 4.94%), and Asian (5,592 and 3.98%). The largest universities in Georgia by number of graduates are University of Georgia (10,389 and 7.39%), Georgia State University (7,518 and 5.35%), and Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus (5,682 and 4.04%). The most popular majors in Georgia are General Business Administration & Management (3,694 and 2.63%), Registered Nursing (3,006 and 2.14%), and General Psychology (2,886 and 2.05%). The median tuition costs in Georgia are $28,160 for private four year colleges, and $4,256 and $14,755 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 Georgia is $166,800, which is 0.81 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $159,300 to $166,800, a 4.71% increase. The homeownership rate of Georgia is 61.5%, which is lower than the national average of 63.1%. People in Georgia have an average commute time of 26.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Georgia is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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