Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA

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2022 Population
109,410
1.43% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
38.2
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
10.8%
10% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$74,812
14.1% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$237,000
23.6% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA had a population of 109k people with a median age of 38.2 and a median household income of $74,812. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA grew from 107,868 to 109,410, a 1.43% increase and its median household income grew from $65,559 to $74,812, a 14.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (75.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (10.5%), White (Hispanic) (4.72%), Two+ (Hispanic) (2.72%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.52%).

8.71% of the households in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County 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.

97.5% of the residents in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA was $237,000, and the homeownership rate was 72.8%.

Most people in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29 minutes. The average car ownership in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA is home to a population of 109k people, from which 97.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 4.55% of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA residents were born outside of the country (4.98k people).

In 2022, there were 7.14 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (82.3k people) in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 5.16k 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 Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA are Spanish (7,156 households), Urdu (429 households), and French (Incl. Cajun) (155 households).

Citizenship

97.5%
2022 Citizenship
97.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.5% of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA was 97.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    82.3k ± 700
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    11.5k ± 482
  3. White (Hispanic)
    5.16k ± 891
9.59%
Hispanic Population
10.5k people

In 2022, there were 7.14 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (82.3k people) in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 5.16k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.59% of the people in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA are hispanic (10.5k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

4.55%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
4.98k people
4.84%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
5.23k people

As of 2022, 4.55% of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA residents (4.98k 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 Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA was 4.84%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    7,156 households (6.97%)
  2. Urdu
    429 households (0.418%)
  3. French (Incl. Cajun)
    155 households (0.151%)

8.71% of the households in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County 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 Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA was Spanish. 6.97% of the households in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County 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
    1,595 ± 297
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,408 ± 388
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,066 ± 292

Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.13 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA employs 49.9k people. The largest industries in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA are Elementary & secondary schools (3,644 people), Construction (3,559 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,295 people), and the highest paying industries are Air transportation ($158,669), Specialized design services ($145,264), and Textile product mills, except carpets & rugs ($133,289).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
21,645
Women
46.1%
25,292
Men
53.9%

The workforce of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA in 2020 was 46,937 people, with 46.1% woman, and 53.9% men.

The visualization shows the distribution of the workforce by gender and age in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA.

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Occupations

49.9k
2022 Value
3.25%
1 Year growth
± 3.25%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA grew at a rate of 3.25%, from 48.3k employees to 49.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,548 people), Cashiers (1,536 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,435 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA.

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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.

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Employment by Industries

49.9k
2022 Value
3.25%
1 Year growth
± 3.25%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA grew at a rate of 3.25%, from 48.3k employees to 49.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA, are Elementary & secondary schools (3,644 people), Construction (3,559 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,295 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA, though some of these residents may live in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County 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

$50,866
Median earning men ± $1,397
$35,281
Median earning women ± $1,572

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($67,811), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($58,773), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($57,604).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($50,169), Information ($47,404), and Public Administration ($45,658).

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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

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.51% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.791% 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 Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (32.2k), Some college (18.8k), and Secondary Education (14.5k).

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 Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA was $237,000 in 2022, which is 0.841 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $191,800 to $237,000, a 23.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA is 72.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA have an average commute time of 29 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA is $74,812. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County 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

$237,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,385
$27,974
Median Property Taxes
±$1,459

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 Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

72.8%
Homeownership
2022
68.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 72.8% of the housing units in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 70.8%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County 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 Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$74,812
Median Household Income
± $2,721
38.4k
Number of Households
± 1,756

In 2022, the median household income of the 38.4k households in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA grew to $74,812 from the previous year's value of $65,559.

The following chart displays the households in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County 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

0.401
2022 Wage GINI in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA
0.405
2021 Wage GINI in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA

In 2022, the income inequality in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA was 0.401 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.01% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County 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 (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (77.5%)
  2. Carpooled (11%)
  3. Worked At Home (9%)

In 2022, 77.5% of workers in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11%) and those who worked at home (9%).

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Commute Time

29 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA have a longer commute time (29 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.21% of the workforce in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County 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 (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA (11.7k out of 108k 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 Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County 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

86.1% of the population of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA has health coverage, with 51.4% on employee plans, 12.3% on Medicaid, 10.9% on Medicare, 10.1% on non-group plans, and 1.37% 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 25.3% under 18 years, 20.8% between 18 and 34 years, 39.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 14% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.8% were men and 50.2% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

13.9%
Uninsured
51.4%
Employer Coverage
12.3%
Medicaid
10.9%
Medicare
10.1%
Non-Group
1.37%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA declined by 6.87% from 14.9% to 13.9%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (East Central)--Bartow County PUMA, GA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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