Summerville, GA

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Population

24,880

0.663% decline

Poverty Rate

22.5%


Median Age

40.3


Median Household Income

$35,718

1.34% growth

Number of Employees

8,839

2.73% decline

Median Property Value

$68,500

1.78% growth

About

In 2017, Summerville, GA had a population of 24.9k people with a median age of 40.3 and a median household income of $35,718. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Summerville, GA declined from 25,046 to 24,880, a -0.663% decrease and its median household income grew from $35,245 to $35,718, a 1.34% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Summerville, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (83.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (10.2%), White (Hispanic) (3.87%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.3%), and Some Other Race (Hispanic) (0.687%). N/A% of the people in Summerville, GA speak a non-English language, and 97.7% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Summerville, GA is $68,500, and the homeownership rate is 65.7%. Most people in Summerville, GA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Summerville, GA is 2 cars per household.

Summerville, GA borders Chattanooga, TN-GA, Fort Payne, AL, and Rome, GA.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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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.

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Summerville, GA employs 8.84k people. The largest industries in Summerville, GA are Manufacturing (2,777 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (989 people), and Retail Trade (751 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($53,333), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($51,125), and Information ($50,402).

Median household income in Summerville, GA is $35,718. Males in Summerville, GA have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,261. The income inequality in Summerville, GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$35,718

2017 value

± $2,489

1.34%

1 Year Growth

± 9.81%

Households in Summerville, GA have a median annual income of $35,718, 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 $35,245 in 2016, which represents a 1.34% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$62,744

Average Male Salary

± $1,190

$46,261

Average Female Salary

± $830

In 2017, full-time male employees in Georgia made 1.36 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Georgia by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $58,486 ± $3,787

  2. White

    $53,819 ± $950

  3. Two or More Races

    $43,415 ± $4,855

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Georgia workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.09 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Summerville, GA is from Georgia.

0.478

2017 Wage GINI

0.477

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Georgia was 0.478 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.233% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Georgia was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Georgia in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Georgia across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Summerville, GA was Forsyth County, GA with a value of $104,687, followed by Fayette County, GA and Cherokee County, GA, with respective values of $93,468 and $82,069.

The following map shows all of the counties in Summerville, GA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

22.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Summerville, GA (5.15k out of 22.9k 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 35 - 44, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 75+.

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

    4,677 ± 414

  2. Black

    382 ± 162

  3. Hispanic

    318 ± 129

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Summerville, 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

8.84k

2017 Value

± 592

-2.73%

1 Year decline

± 9.47%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Summerville, GA declined at a rate of -2.73%, from 9.09k employees to 8.84k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Summerville, GA, are Production Occupations (1,900 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (987 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (683 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Summerville, GA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Summerville, GA, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (1,900 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (987 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (683 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Summerville, GA has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (3.71 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.19 times), and Material Moving Occupations (2.04 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Summerville, GA, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($75,000), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($60,417), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($47,500).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

8.84k

2017 Value

± 592

-2.73%

1 Year decline

± 9.47%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Summerville, GA declined at a rate of -2.73%, from 9.09k employees to 8.84k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Summerville, GA, are Manufacturing (2,777 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (989 people), and Retail Trade (751 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Summerville, GA, though some of these residents may live in Summerville, 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 Summerville, GA, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (2,777 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (989 people), and Retail Trade (751 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Summerville, GA has an unusually high number of Manufacturing (3.1 times higher than expected), Utilities (2.47 times), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1.79 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Summerville, GA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($53,333), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($51,125), and Information ($50,402).

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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

84.3% of the population of Summerville, GA has health coverage, with 35.5% on employee plans, 23.3% on Medicaid, 15% on Medicare, 9.6% on non-group plans, and 0.971% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Summerville, 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%).

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 

$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

15.7%

Uninsured

35.5%

Employer Coverage

23.3%

Medicaid

15%

Medicare

9.6%

Non-Group

0.971%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Summerville, GA declined by 7.31% from 16.9% to 15.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Summerville, 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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Diversity

Summerville, GA is home to a population of 24.9k people, from which 97.7% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.87% of Summerville, GA residents were born outside of the country (713 people).

In 2017, there were 8.11 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (20.7k people) in Summerville, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.55k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 962 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

40

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.8

40

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 5.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Summerville, GA was 40.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 40. But people in Summerville, GA are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all Summerville, GA residents was 40.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.87%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

713 people

3.08%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

772 people

As of 2017, 2.87% of Summerville, GA residents (713 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 Summerville, GA was 3.08%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    264,376 ± 12,459 people

  2. India

    85,239 ± 7,138 people

  3. Korea

    45,011 ± 5,197 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Georgia was Mexico, the natal country of 264,376 Georgia residents, followed by India with 85,239 and Korea with 45,011.

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Citizenship

97.7%

2017 Citizenship

97.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.7% of Summerville, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Summerville, GA was 97.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Summerville, GA

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    20.7k ± 24

  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    2.55k ± 97

  3. White (Hispanic)

    962 ± 128

In 2017, there were 8.11 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (20.7k people) in Summerville, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.55k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 962 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Summerville, GA as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    651 ± 115

  2. Korea

    120 ± 59

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    116 ± 69

Summerville, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 5.42 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Summerville, GA was $68,500 in 2017, which is 0.298 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $67,300 to $68,500, a 1.78% increase. The homeownership rate in Summerville, GA is 65.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Summerville, GA have an average commute time of 24.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Summerville, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$68,500

2017 Median

± $7,079

$67,300

2016 Median

± $6,636

In 2017, the median property value in Summerville, GA grew to to $68,500 from the previous year's value of $67,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Summerville, 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 Summerville, GA the largest share of households have a property value in the $30k - $35k range.

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Household Income

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$35,718

Median Household Income

± $2,489

9.25k

Number of Households

± 600

In 2017, the median household income of the 9.25k households in Summerville, GA grew to $35,718 from the previous year's value of $35,245.

The following chart displays the households in Summerville, 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 < $10k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Summerville, GA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Summerville, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

65.7%

2017 Homeownership

66.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 65.7% of the housing units in Summerville, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 66.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Summerville, GA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

24.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Summerville, GA have a shorter commute time (24.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.64% of the workforce in Summerville, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    83.6%

  2. Carpooled

    11.3%

  3. Walked

    2.16%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Summerville, GA was Drove Alone (83.6%), followed by those who Carpooled (11.3%) and those who Walked (2.16%).

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 Summerville, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Summerville, GA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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