Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA

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2019 Population
184,057
1.12% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
42.7
0.471% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
15.2%
3.49% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$50,497
4.72% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$156,400
4.48% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
75,610
2.76% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA had a population of 184k people with a median age of 42.7 and a median household income of $50,497. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA grew from 182,026 to 184,057, a 1.12% increase and its median household income grew from $48,220 to $50,497, a 4.72% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (83.9%), White (Hispanic) (7.89%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.56%), Other (Hispanic) (2.09%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.66%). 9.84% of the households in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

95.7% of the residents in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA was $156,400, and the homeownership rate was 71.6%. Most people in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA is home to a population of 184k people, from which 95.7% are citizens. As of 2019, 5.92% of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA residents were born outside of the country (10.9k people).

In 2019, there were 10.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (154k people) in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 14.5k White (Hispanic) and 4.71k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA are Spanish (15,349 speakers), Other & Unspecified Languages (277 speakers), and German (266 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    154k ± 666
  2. White (Hispanic)
    14.5k ± 983
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    4.71k ± 648
10.9%
Hispanic Population
20.1k people

In 2019, there were 10.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (154k people) in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 14.5k White (Hispanic) and 4.71k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

10.9% of the people in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA are hispanic (20.1k people).

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    15,349 speakers (8.82%)
  2. Other & Unspecified Languages
    277 speakers (0.159%)
  3. German
    266 speakers (0.153%)

9.84% of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA was Spanish. 8.82% of the overall population of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA are native Spanish speakers. 0.159% speak Other & Unspecified Languages and 0.153% speak German, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

5.92%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
10.9k people
6.33%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
11.5k people

As of 2019, 5.92% of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA residents (10.9k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA was 6.33%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

43
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.3
41
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.5

In 2019, the median age of all people in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA was 42.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 43, were generally older than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA residents was 43.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    5,809 ± 1,841 people
  2. Guatemala
    1,845 ± 1,049 people
  3. Cuba
    325 ± 442 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA was Mexico, the natal country of 5,809 Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA residents, followed by Guatemala with 1,845 and Cuba with 325.

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Citizenship

95.7%
2019 Citizenship
95.5%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 95.7% of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA was 95.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    5,060 ± 375
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,508 ± 277
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,442 ± 323

Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.36 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Georgia, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Georgia (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Georgia. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Georgia.

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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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Economy

Median household income in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA is $50,497. In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA was Fulton County (Northeast)Johns Creek City PUMA, GA with a value of $150,149, followed by Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA and Fulton County (Northwest)Roswell City PUMA, GA, with respective values of $120,797 and $117,653.

Males in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA have an average income that is 1.25 times higher than the average income of females, which is $39,818. The income inequality in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.417, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA employs 75.6k people. The largest industries in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA are Carpet & rug mills (8,080 people), Construction (5,904 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,470 people), and the highest paying industries are Air transportation ($144,357), Computer Systems Design ($108,203), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($100,705).

Wages

Median Household Income

$50,497
2019 value
± $1,333
4.72%
1 Year Growth
± 4.06%

Households in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA have a median annual income of $50,497, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $48,220 in 2018, which represents a 4.72% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$49,873
Average Male Salary in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA
± $5,771
$39,818
Average Female Salary in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA
± $6,006

In 2019, full-time male employees in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA made 1.25 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) 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 Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA
  1. Asian
    $44,980 ± $34,693
  2. White
    $41,413 ± $4,138
  3. Black
    $37,664 ± $20,052

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.09 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA.

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Wage Distribution

0.417
2019 Wage GINI in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA
0.424
2018 Wage GINI in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA

In 2019, the income inequality in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA was 0.417 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.54% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA was Fulton County (Northeast)Johns Creek City PUMA, GA with a value of $150,149, followed by Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA and Fulton County (Northwest)Roswell City PUMA, GA, with respective values of $120,797 and $117,653.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

15.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA (27.6k out of 182k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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
    24,389 ± 1,272
  2. Hispanic
    5,685 ± 675
  3. Other
    1,219 ± 346

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

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

75.6k
2019 Value
2.76%
1 Year growth
± 2.76%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA grew at a rate of 2.76%, from 73.6k employees to 75.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,917 people), Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (2,376 people), and Cashiers (2,000 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA, by number of employees, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,917 people), Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (2,376 people), and Cashiers (2,000 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA has an unusually high number of residents working as Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders (83.4 times higher than expected), Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers (58.4 times), and Sewing machine operators (19.5 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA, by average salary, are Computer & information systems managers ($224,857), Physicians ($186,323), and Project management specialists ($144,075).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

75.6k
2019 Value
2.76%
1 Year growth
± 2.76%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA grew at a rate of 2.76%, from 73.6k employees to 75.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA, are Carpet & rug mills (8,080 people), Construction (5,904 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,470 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA, though some of these residents may live in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) 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 Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA, by number of employees, are Carpet & rug mills (8,080 people), Construction (5,904 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,470 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA has an unusually high number of Carpet & rug mills (310 times higher than expected), Fiber, yarn, & thread mills (54.7 times), and Fabric mills, except knitting mills (13.4 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA, by average salary, are Air transportation ($144,357), Computer Systems Design ($108,203), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($100,705).

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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. $64B
  2. $52.9B
  3. $50.2B

In 2018, the top outbound Georgia product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $64B, followed by Mixed freight ($52.9B) and Electronics ($50.2B).

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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$573B
2018 Value in Georgia
$1.16T
Projected 2045 Value in Georgia
103% growth

In 2018, total outbound Georgia trade was $573B. This is expected to increase 103% to $1.16T 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. $44.2B
  2. $27.4B
  3. $27.4B

In 2018, the top outbound Georgia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Florida with $44.2B, followed by South Carolina with $27.4B and Alabama and $27.4B.

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

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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.

Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock 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.

Georgia 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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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
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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Jon Ossoff
Senator from Georgia2
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Raphael Warnock
Senator from Georgia3
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Elected to the seat to succeed Kelly Loeffler, who had been appointed to the seat following Johnny Isakson's resignation.

Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are the senators currently representing Georgia.

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

The following chart shows elected senators in Georgia over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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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 Georgia have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA was $156,400 in 2019, which is 0.65 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $149,700 to $156,400, a 4.48% increase. The homeownership rate in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA is 71.6%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA have an average commute time of 26.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$156,400
2019 Median
± $3,352
$149,700
2018 Median
± $4,511

In 2019, the median property value in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA grew to to $156,400 from the previous year's value of $149,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) 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 Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Household Income

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$50,497
Median Household Income
± $1,333
69.2k
Number of Households
± 1,888

In 2019, the median household income of the 69.2k households in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA grew to $50,497 from the previous year's value of $48,220.

The following chart displays the households in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) 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
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

71.6%
2019 Homeownership
71.1%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 71.6% of the housing units in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 71.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

26.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA have a longer commute time (26.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 4.23% of the workforce in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (80%)
  2. Carpooled (12.4%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.97%)

In 2019, 80% of workers in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12.4%) and those who worked at home (4.97%).

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

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Health

85.1% of the population of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA has health coverage, with 39.6% on employee plans, 16.4% on Medicaid, 15.8% on Medicare, 11.5% on non-group plans, and 1.72% 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 1508 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.31% decrease from the previous year (1528 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1921 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 691 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Telfair County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (25.8%). Additionally, Candler County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (53.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,508 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Georgia

Primary care physicians in Georgia see an average of 1,508 patients per year. This represents a 1.31% decrease from the previous year (1,528 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

14.9%
Uninsured
39.6%
Employer Coverage
16.4%
Medicaid
15.8%
Medicare
11.5%
Non-Group
1.72%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA declined by 6.68% from 16% to 14.9%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) 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. 25.8% prevalence
  2. 25.5% prevalence
  3. 24.2% prevalence

Telfair County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Georgia, at 25.8%.

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

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