Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA

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2022 Population
161,432
3.5% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
36.9
0.539% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
8.88%
12.3% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$78,582
11.2% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$248,300
22.7% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA had a population of 161k people with a median age of 36.9 and a median household income of $78,582. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA grew from 155,977 to 161,432, a 3.5% increase and its median household income grew from $70,696 to $78,582, a 11.2% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (72.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (9.87%), White (Hispanic) (4.49%), Two+ (Hispanic) (3.42%), and Other (Hispanic) (3.07%).

12.4% of the households in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

96.7% of the residents in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in N/A are New Horizons Medical Institute-Winder (21 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2022, the median property value in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA was $248,300, and the homeownership rate was 79.3%.

Most people in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 32.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA is home to a population of 161k people, from which 96.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 7.12% of Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA residents were born outside of the country (11.5k people).

In 2022, there were 7.33 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (117k people) in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 15.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.24k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA are Spanish (13,022 households), Hmong (2,042 households), and French (Incl. Cajun) (582 households).

Citizenship

96.7%
2022 Citizenship
96.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.7% of Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA was 96.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    117k ± 559
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    15.9k ± 617
  3. White (Hispanic)
    7.24k ± 1.07k
11.3%
Hispanic Population
18.2k people

In 2022, there were 7.33 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (117k people) in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 15.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.24k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

11.3% of the people in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA are hispanic (18.2k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

7.12%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
11.5k people
6.59%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
10.3k people

As of 2022, 7.12% of Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA residents (11.5k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA was 6.59%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    13,022 households (8.61%)
  2. Hmong
    2,042 households (1.35%)
  3. French (Incl. Cajun)
    582 households (0.385%)

12.4% of the households in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA was Spanish. 8.61% of the households in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,251 ± 275
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,134 ± 381
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,122 ± 269

Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.05 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA employs 75.1k people. The largest industries in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA are Construction (6,353 people), Elementary & secondary schools (5,614 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,280 people), and the highest paying industries are Offices of chiropractors ($146,951), Specialized design services ($145,763), and Agricultural implement manufacturing ($118,765).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
32,179
Women
46.5%
37,073
Men
53.5%

The workforce of Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA in 2020 was 69,252 people, with 46.5% woman, and 53.5% men.

The visualization shows the distribution of the workforce by gender and age in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA.

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Occupations

75.1k
2022 Value
4.78%
1 Year growth
± 4.78%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA grew at a rate of 4.78%, from 71.7k employees to 75.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA, are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,396 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,201 people), and Other managers (2,061 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

75.1k
2022 Value
4.78%
1 Year growth
± 4.78%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA grew at a rate of 4.78%, from 71.7k employees to 75.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA, are Construction (6,353 people), Elementary & secondary schools (5,614 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,280 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA, though some of these residents may live in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$50,271
Median earning men ± $1,623
$36,830
Median earning women ± $1,010

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($68,979), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($65,055), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($62,500).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($52,214), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($50,466), and Wholesale Trade ($42,772).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.94%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.87M people employed in Georgia. This represents a 2.94% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 11.9%.

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

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Georgia went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 49.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (49.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.24%).

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.

US Senators from Georgia

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Jon Ossoff
Senator from Georgia2
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Inauguration delayed as incumbent senator David Perdue's term expired on January 3, 2021, two days prior to the 2020-21 United States Senate election in Georgia|runoff election.
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 the resignation of Johnny Isakson.

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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Education

In 2020, universities in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA awarded 21 degrees. The student population of Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA in 2019 is skewed towards women, with 1 male students and 27 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA are Black or African American (11 and 52.4%), followed by White (6 and 28.6%), Hispanic or Latino (3 and 14.3%), and Two or More Races (1 and 4.76%).

The largest universities in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA by number of degrees awarded are New Horizons Medical Institute-Winder (21 and 100%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.54% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.72% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (41.3k), Some college (26.8k), and Secondary Education (20.6k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA was $248,300 in 2022, which is 0.881 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $202,300 to $248,300, a 22.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA is 79.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA have an average commute time of 32.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA is $78,582. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA was Atlanta Regional Commission--Fulton County (Northeast)--Johns Creek & Alpharetta PUMA, GA with a value of $147,564, followed by Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA and Atlanta Regional Commision (Northeast)--Forsyth County (South)--Cumming City PUMA, GA, with respective values of $137,120 and $134,743.

Property

$248,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$3,881
$43,229
Median Property Taxes
±$1,472

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

79.3%
Homeownership
2022
68.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 79.3% of the housing units in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 78.8%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA was Atlanta Regional Commission--Fulton County (Northeast)--Johns Creek & Alpharetta PUMA, GA with a value of $147,564, followed by Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA and Atlanta Regional Commision (Northeast)--Forsyth County (South)--Cumming City PUMA, GA, with respective values of $137,120 and $134,743.

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

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Household Income

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$78,582
Median Household Income
± $2,501
54.5k
Number of Households
± 1,769

In 2022, the median household income of the 54.5k households in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA grew to $78,582 from the previous year's value of $70,696.

The following chart displays the households in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties 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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Wage Distribution

0.41
2022 Wage GINI in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA
0.423
2021 Wage GINI in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA

In 2022, the income inequality in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA was 0.41 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 3.02% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA in comparison to the national average.

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

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (78.7%)
  2. Carpooled (10.2%)
  3. Worked At Home (8.9%)

In 2022, 78.7% of workers in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.2%) and those who worked at home (8.9%).

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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Commute Time

32.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA have a longer commute time (32.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.64% of the workforce in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

8.88% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA (14.2k out of 160k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, 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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Health

86% of the population of Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA has health coverage, with 50% on employee plans, 13% on Medicaid, 11.1% on Medicare, 10.6% on non-group plans, and 1.2% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Georgia see 1492 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.06% decrease from the previous year (1508 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1921 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 637 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,492 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Georgia

Primary care physicians in Georgia see an average of 1,492 patients per year. This represents a 1.06% decrease from the previous year (1,508 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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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.7% under 18 years, 20.7% between 18 and 34 years, 39.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.2% were men and 50.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

14%
Uninsured
50%
Employer Coverage
13%
Medicaid
11.1%
Medicare
10.6%
Non-Group
1.2%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA grew by 2.77% from 13.6% to 14%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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