Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA

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2022 Population
188,242
1.1% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
43.3
0.932% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
13.6%
6.53% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$62,515
11.6% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$206,600
19.6% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA had a population of 188k people with a median age of 43.3 and a median household income of $62,515. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA grew from 186,186 to 188,242, a 1.1% increase and its median household income grew from $55,999 to $62,515, a 11.6% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (83.5%), White (Hispanic) (5.65%), Two+ (Hispanic) (2.69%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.48%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.17%).

10.1% of the households in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) 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.

96.5% of the residents in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA was $206,600, and the homeownership rate was 75.1%.

Most people in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA is home to a population of 188k people, from which 96.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 5.67% of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA residents were born outside of the country (10.7k people).

In 2022, there were 14.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (157k people) in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.6k White (Hispanic) and 5.06k Two+ (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 (Northeast) PUMA, GA are Spanish (15,977 households), Vietnamese (287 households), and German (226 households).

Citizenship

96.5%
2022 Citizenship
96.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.5% of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) 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 (Northeast) PUMA, GA was 96.1%, 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 (Northeast) PUMA, GA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    157k ± 400
  2. White (Hispanic)
    10.6k ± 1.12k
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    5.06k ± 1.11k
11.6%
Hispanic Population
21.8k people

In 2022, there were 14.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (157k people) in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.6k White (Hispanic) and 5.06k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

11.6% of the people in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA are hispanic (21.8k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

5.67%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
10.7k people
5.93%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
11k people

As of 2022, 5.67% of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA residents (10.7k 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 (Northeast) PUMA, GA was 5.93%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    15,977 households (8.96%)
  2. Vietnamese
    287 households (0.161%)
  3. German
    226 households (0.127%)

10.1% of the households in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) 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 (Northeast) PUMA, GA was Spanish. 8.96% of the households in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) 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
    4,870 ± 579
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,931 ± 386
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,626 ± 337

Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.52 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA employs 79k people. The largest industries in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA are Carpet & rug mills (6,440 people), Construction (5,312 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (5,029 people), and the highest paying industries are Air transportation ($159,956), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($149,474), and Computer Systems Design ($142,033).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
35,150
Women
45.7%
41,771
Men
54.3%

The workforce of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA in 2020 was 76,921 people, with 45.7% woman, and 54.3% men.

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

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Occupations

79k
2022 Value
2.6%
1 Year growth
± 2.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA grew at a rate of 2.6%, from 77k employees to 79k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (3,279 people), Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (2,334 people), and Other managers (1,856 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

79k
2022 Value
2.6%
1 Year growth
± 2.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA grew at a rate of 2.6%, from 77k employees to 79k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA, are Carpet & rug mills (6,440 people), Construction (5,312 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (5,029 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA, though some of these residents may live in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$45,387
Median earning men ± $1,299
$32,509
Median earning women ± $1,226

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($78,778), Information ($73,224), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($59,382).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($50,080), Wholesale Trade ($38,516), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($38,217).

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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, 1.66% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.21% 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 (Northeast) PUMA, GA in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (53.6k), Some college (32.1k), and Secondary Education (27.5k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA was $206,600 in 2022, which is 0.733 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $172,700 to $206,600, a 19.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA is 75.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA have an average commute time of 26.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA is $62,515. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) 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

$206,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$8,600
$54,538
Median Property Taxes
±$1,965

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 (Northeast) PUMA, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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

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Rent vs Own

75.1%
Homeownership
2022
68.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 75.1% of the housing units in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 74.1%.

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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 (Northeast) 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 (Northeast) 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.
$62,515
Median Household Income
± $2,012
72.7k
Number of Households
± 2,230

In 2022, the median household income of the 72.7k households in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA grew to $62,515 from the previous year's value of $55,999.

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Wage Distribution

0.436
2022 Wage GINI in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA
0.43
2021 Wage GINI in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA

In 2022, the income inequality in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA was 0.436 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.53% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (79.9%)
  2. Carpooled (10.9%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.54%)

In 2022, 79.9% of workers in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.9%) and those who worked at home (7.54%).

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

26.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA have a longer commute time (26.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.2% of the workforce in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) 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 (Northeast) PUMA, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

13.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA (25.3k out of 186k 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 Females 55 - 64.

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

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

84.8% of the population of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA has health coverage, with 39.5% on employee plans, 15.6% on Medicaid, 16.4% on Medicare, 12.2% on non-group plans, and 1.21% 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 22.4% under 18 years, 18.1% between 18 and 34 years, 39.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.7% were men and 51.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

15.2%
Uninsured
39.5%
Employer Coverage
15.6%
Medicaid
16.4%
Medicare
12.2%
Non-Group
1.21%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA grew by 0.458% from 15.1% to 15.2%.

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