Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA

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2022 Population
171,738
0.675% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
38.2
0.521% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
16.5%
4.01% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$57,956
10.3% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$169,800
17.6% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
71,966
0.611% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA had a population of 172k people with a median age of 38.2 and a median household income of $57,956. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA grew from 170,587 to 171,738, a 0.675% increase and its median household income grew from $52,538 to $57,956, a 10.3% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (73.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (11.8%), White (Hispanic) (4.31%), Two+ (Hispanic) (3.27%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.61%).

9.9% of the households in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson 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.

95.6% of the residents in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA are Georgia Northwestern Technical College (3,233 degrees awarded in 2022), West Georgia Technical College (2,496 degrees), and Georgia Highlands College (885 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA was $169,800, and the homeownership rate was 65.3%.

Most people in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA is home to a population of 172k people, from which 95.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 6.06% of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA residents were born outside of the country (10.4k people).

In 2022, there were 6.26 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (126k people) in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 20.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.41k 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 (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA are Spanish (13,389 households), Gujarati (374 households), and Vietnamese (326 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
87,666
Women
51.1%
83,964
Men
48.9%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 171,630 inhabitants, with 48.9% men, and 51.1% women.

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Citizenship

95.6%
2022 Citizenship
95.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 95.6% of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson 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 Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA was 95.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    126k ± 290
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    20.2k ± 584
  3. White (Hispanic)
    7.41k ± 1.03k
10.6%
Hispanic Population
18.3k people

In 2022, there were 6.26 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (126k people) in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 20.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.41k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

10.6% of the people in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA are hispanic (18.3k people).

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

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    4,180 ± 1,568 people
  2. Guatemala
    3,024 ± 1,338 people
  3. India
    656 ± 628 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA was Mexico, the natal country of 4,180 Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA residents, followed by Guatemala with 3,024 and India with 656.

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Foreign-Born Population

6.06%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
10.4k people
5.89%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
10k people

As of 2022, 6.06% of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA residents (10.4k 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 (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA was 5.89%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    13,389 households (8.3%)
  2. Gujarati
    374 households (0.232%)
  3. Vietnamese
    326 households (0.202%)

9.9% of the households in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson 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 Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA was Spanish. 8.3% of the households in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson 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
    2,843 ± 358
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,481 ± 329
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,291 ± 290

Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.92 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA employs 72k people. The largest industries in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA are Construction (5,338 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,707 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,676 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($188,089), Offices of chiropractors ($176,747), and Legal services ($174,724).

Males in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA have an average income that is 1.44 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,487. The income inequality in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.435, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

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RACE/ETHNICITY
33,644
Women
47.5%
37,191
Men
52.5%

The workforce of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA in 2020 was 70,835 people, with 47.5% woman, and 52.5% men.

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Occupations

72k
2022 Value
0.611%
1 Year growth
± 0.611%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA grew at a rate of 0.611%, from 71.5k employees to 72k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,771 people), Cashiers (1,668 people), and Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (1,629 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

72k
2022 Value
0.611%
1 Year growth
± 0.611%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA grew at a rate of 0.611%, from 71.5k employees to 72k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA, are Construction (5,338 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,707 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,676 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA, though some of these residents may live in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson 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

$45,141
Median earning men ± $1,396
$31,232
Median earning women ± $1,590

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($77,388), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($57,888), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($53,578).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($80,246), Wholesale Trade ($59,015), and Public Administration ($43,519).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.1%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.13M people employed in Alabama. This represents a 2.1% 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 11.2%.

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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 2022, universities in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA awarded 7,480 degrees. The student population of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 7,610 male students and 13,314 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA are White (4,823 and 64.8%), followed by Black or African American (1,174 and 15.8%), Hispanic or Latino (1,090 and 14.6%), and Two or More Races (199 and 2.67%).

The largest universities in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA by number of degrees awarded are Georgia Northwestern Technical College (3,233 and 43.2%), West Georgia Technical College (2,496 and 33.4%), and Georgia Highlands College (885 and 11.8%).

The most popular majors in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (598 and 7.99%), General Business Administration & Management (553 and 7.39%), and Welding Technology (505 and 6.75%).

The median tuition costs in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA are $30,989 for private four year colleges, and $2,280 and $8,632 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 70.5%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 19.6%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 20,924 (36.4% men and 63.6% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 20,924 students enrolled in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA, 36.4% men and 63.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 12,637 records, of which 63% were women and 37% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 594 degrees awarded
  2. 145 degrees awarded
  3. 145 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 594 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 3,233 degrees awarded
  2. 2,496 degrees awarded
  3. 885 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Georgia Northwestern Technical College with 3,233 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 3,226 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA, which is 0.758 times less than the 4,254 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 4,823 degrees mean that there were 4.11 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 1,174 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($30,989) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($717) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,360) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.38% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.35% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (46.9k), Some college (30.1k), and Secondary Education (24.5k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA was $169,800 in 2022, which is 0.602 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $144,400 to $169,800, a 17.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA is 65.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA have an average commute time of 26.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties 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 (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA is $57,956. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson 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

$169,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,478
$41,054
Median Property Taxes
±$1,634

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 (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

65.3%
Homeownership
2022
68.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 65.3% of the housing units in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 64.2%.

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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 (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson 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 Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$57,956
Median Household Income
± $2,083
62.9k
Number of Households
± 2,103

In 2022, the median household income of the 62.9k households in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA grew to $57,956 from the previous year's value of $52,538.

The following chart displays the households in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson 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

0.435
2022 Wage GINI in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA
0.431
2021 Wage GINI in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA

In 2022, the income inequality in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA was 0.435 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.821% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties 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 (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (80.4%)
  2. Carpooled (10.2%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.43%)

In 2022, 80.4% of workers in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.2%) and those who worked at home (5.43%).

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Commute Time

26.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA have a shorter commute time (26.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.86% of the workforce in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties 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 (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson 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 Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

16.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA (27.6k out of 167k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson 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

86.1% of the population of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA has health coverage, with 44% on employee plans, 17.3% on Medicaid, 12.2% on Medicare, 11.3% on non-group plans, and 1.3% 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 25.6% under 18 years, 20.8% between 18 and 34 years, 37.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.3% were men and 51.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

13.9%
Uninsured
44%
Employer Coverage
17.3%
Medicaid
12.2%
Medicare
11.3%
Non-Group
1.3%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southwest)--Floyd, Polk & Haralson Counties PUMA, GA declined by 5.38% from 14.7% to 13.9%.

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

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