Glynn County, GA

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Population

83,467

1.02% growth

Median Age

40.8


Median Household Income

$47,546

2.3% growth

Poverty Rate

19.2%


Number of Employees

37,393

1.37% growth

Median Property Value

$161,200

0.371% decline

About

In 2017, Glynn County, GA had a population of 83.5k people with a median age of 40.8 and a median household income of $47,546. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Glynn County, GA grew from 82,623 to 83,467, a 1.02% increase and its median household income grew from $46,475 to $47,546, a 2.3% increase.

The population of Glynn County, GA is 63.8% White Alone, 25.7% Black or African American Alone, and 6.72% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Glynn County, GA speak a non-English language, and 96.9% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Glynn County, GA are College of Coastal Georgia (572 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Glynn County, GA is $161,200, and the homeownership rate is 61.3%. Most people in Glynn County, GA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Glynn County, GA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Glynn County, GA employs 37.4k people. The largest industries in Glynn County, GA are Accommodation & Food Services (5,229 people), Retail Trade (4,711 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (4,165 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($64,803), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($52,500), and Public Administration ($50,043).

Median household income in Glynn County, GA is $47,546. Males in Glynn County, GA have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,261. The income inequality in Glynn County, GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$47,546

2017 value

± $2,169

2.3%

1 Year Growth

± 5.42%

Households in Glynn County, GA have a median annual income of $47,546, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $46,475 in 2016, which represents a 2.3% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$62,744

Average Male Salary

± $1,190

$46,261

Average Female Salary

± $830

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

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

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $58,486 ± $3,787

  2. White

    $53,819 ± $950

  3. Two or More Races

    $43,415 ± $4,855

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

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Wage Distribution

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

0.478

2017 Wage GINI

0.477

2016 Wage GINI

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

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

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

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 3

  2. Census Tract 2

  3. Census Tract 1.01

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Glynn County, GA was Census Tract 3 with a value of $89,547, followed by Census Tract 2 and Census Tract 1.01, with respective values of $80,170 and $77,344.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

19.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Glynn County, GA (15.8k out of 82.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females < 5.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    7,378 ± 707

  2. Black

    7,245 ± 653

  3. Hispanic

    1,938 ± 335

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Glynn County, GA is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

37.4k

2017 Value

± 1,516

1.37%

1 Year growth

± 5.65%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Glynn County, GA grew at a rate of 1.37%, from 36.9k employees to 37.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Glynn County, GA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,555 people), Sales & Related Occupations (4,064 people), and Management Occupations (3,235 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Glynn County, GA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Glynn County, GA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,555 people), Sales & Related Occupations (4,064 people), and Management Occupations (3,235 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Glynn County, GA has an unusually high number of residents working as Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (1.79 times higher than expected), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1.45 times), and Community & Social Service Occupations (1.35 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Glynn County, GA, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($89,044), Legal Occupations ($83,261), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($63,571).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

37.4k

2017 Value

± 1,516

1.37%

1 Year growth

± 5.65%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Glynn County, GA grew at a rate of 1.37%, from 36.9k employees to 37.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Glynn County, GA, are Accommodation & Food Services (5,229 people), Retail Trade (4,711 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (4,165 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Glynn County, GA, though some of these residents may live in Glynn County, GA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Glynn County, GA, by number of employees, are Accommodation & Food Services (5,229 people), Retail Trade (4,711 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (4,165 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Glynn County, GA has an unusually high number of Accommodation & Food Services (1.84 times higher than expected), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1.5 times), and Public Administration (1.5 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Glynn County, GA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($64,803), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($52,500), and Public Administration ($50,043).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Georgia to other states, or from other states to Georgia.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $51.8B

  2. $36.9B

  3. $35.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Georgia product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $51.8B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($36.9B) and Electronics ($35.7B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Georgia products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$465B

2020 Value

$628B

Projected 2045 Value

35.1% growth

In 2020, total outbound Georgia trade was $465B. This is expected to increase 35.1% to $628B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Georgia trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Georgia to other states, or from other states to Georgia.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $42.1B

  2. $27.8B

  3. $22.2B

In 2015, the top outbound Georgia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Florida with $42.1B, followed by South Carolina with $27.8B and North Carolina and $22.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Georgia shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

84.5% of the population of Glynn County, GA has health coverage, with 38.6% on employee plans, 17% on Medicaid, 13.3% on Medicare, 14% on non-group plans, and 1.61% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Glynn County, GA see 1706 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.35% decrease from the previous year (1712 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1965 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 813 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Quitman County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (18.2%). Additionally, Rockdale County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (38.5%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,706 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Glynn County, GA see an average of 1,706 patients per year. This represents a 0.35% decrease from the previous year (1,712 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Glynn County, GA in comparison to neighboring states.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$6,587

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,406

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,199

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,429

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Georgia (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.41%, from $6,249 to $6,587.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

15.5%

Uninsured

38.6%

Employer Coverage

17%

Medicaid

13.3%

Medicare

14%

Non-Group

1.61%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Glynn County, GA declined by 4.93% from 16.3% to 15.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Glynn County, GA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 18.2% prevalence

  2. 17.3% prevalence

  3. 16.9% prevalence

Quitman County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Georgia, at 18.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Georgia by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Glynn County, GA is home to a population of 83.5k people, from which 96.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 5.55% of Glynn County, GA residents were born outside of the country (4.63k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Glynn County, GA is composed of 53.2k White Alone residents (63.8%), 21.4k Black or African American Alone residents (25.7%), 5.61k Hispanic or Latino residents (6.72%), 1.65k Two or More Races residents (1.98%), 1.08k Asian Alone residents (1.29%), 354 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.424%), 105 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.126%), and 39 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0467%).

Age

Age by Nativity

41

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.5

42

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Glynn County, GA was 40.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Glynn County, GA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Glynn County, GA residents was 41.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

5.55%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

4.63k people

5.49%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

4.53k people

As of 2017, 5.55% of Glynn County, GA residents (4.63k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Glynn County, GA was 5.49%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    264,376 ± 12,459 people

  2. India

    85,239 ± 7,138 people

  3. Korea

    45,011 ± 5,197 people

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

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Citizenship

96.9%

2017 Citizenship

96.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96.9% of Glynn County, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Glynn County, GA was 96.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    53.2k ± 88

  2. Black or African American Alone

    21.4k ± 393

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    5.61k ± 845

In 2017, there were 2.49 times more White Alone residents (53.2k people) in Glynn County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 21.4k Black or African American Alone and 5.61k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Glynn County, GA as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    2,296 ± 262

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,058 ± 262

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    983 ± 238

Glynn County, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.17 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Glynn County, GA awarded 572 degrees. The student population of Glynn County, GA is skewed towards women, with 1,222 male students and 2,441 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Glynn County, GA are White (396 and 70.1%), followed by Black or African American (97 and 17.2%), Hispanic or Latino (25 and 4.42%), and Two or More Races (21 and 3.72%).

The largest universities in Glynn County, GA by number of degrees awarded are College of Coastal Georgia (572 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Glynn County, GA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (246 and 43%), Registered Nursing (75 and 13.1%), and General Business (41 and 7.17%).

The median tuition costs in Glynn County, GA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $3,126 and $11,548 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 246 degrees awarded

  2. 21 degrees awarded

  3. 15 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Glynn County, GA was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 246 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Glynn County, GA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

572 degrees awarded

$3,126

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Glynn County, GA institution with the largest number of graduating students was College of Coastal Georgia with 572 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

159

Degrees Awarded to Men

413

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 159 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Glynn County, GA, which is 0.385 times less than the 413 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    396 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    97 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    25 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Glynn County, GA were to White students. These 396 degrees mean that there were 4.08 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 97 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Glynn County, GA was $161,200 in 2017, which is 0.702 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $161,800 to $161,200, a 0.371% decrease. The homeownership rate in Glynn County, GA is 61.3%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Glynn County, GA have an average commute time of 18.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Glynn County, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$161,200

2017 Median

± $6,184

$161,800

2016 Median

± $6,056

In 2017, the median property value in Glynn County, GA declined from to $161,200 from the previous year's value of $161,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Glynn County, GA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Glynn County, GA the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

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$47,546

Median Household Income

± $2,169

33.2k

Number of Households

± 1,372

In 2017, the median household income of the 33.2k households in Glynn County, GA grew to $47,546 from the previous year's value of $46,475.

The following chart displays the households in Glynn County, 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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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

61.3%

2017 Homeownership

60.6%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 61.3% of the housing units in Glynn County, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 60.6%.

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

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Commute Time

18.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Glynn County, GA have a shorter commute time (18.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.32% of the workforce in Glynn County, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    83.2%

  2. Carpooled

    9.21%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.51%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Glynn County, GA was Drove Alone (83.2%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.21%) and those who Worked At Home (3.51%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Glynn County, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Glynn County, GA have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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