Whitfield County PUMA, GA

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Population
103,849
0.11% 1-year decline
US Senator
David Perdue
Republican Party
US Senator
Kelly Loeffler
Republican Party
Median Property Value
$126,900
2.09% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
45,053
0.432% 1-year growth

About

N/A N/A% of the people in Whitfield County PUMA, GA speak a non-English language, and N/A% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Whitfield County PUMA, GA are Dalton State College (843 degrees awarded in 2017), Georgia Beauty Academy (58 degrees), and Dalton Institute of Esthetics and Cosmetology (36 degrees).

The median property value in Whitfield County PUMA, GA is $126,900, and the homeownership rate is N/A%. Most people in Whitfield County PUMA, GA commute by N/A, and the average commute time is 20.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Whitfield County PUMA, GA is N/A per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Georgia, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Impact on Employment

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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.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Georgia across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Georgia went to Donald J. Trump with 50.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (45.6%), followed by Gary Johnson (3.05%). The most partisan county was Glascock County, GA with 88.8% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler 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.

Whitfield County PUMA, GA is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Georgia
50.8% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Georgia
  1. 88.8% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 88.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 87.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Georgia was Glascock County, GA with 88.8% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Georgia colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Georgia

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Senator from Georgia2
  1. David Perdue
    Assumed office on January 3, 2015
  2. Kelly Loeffler
    Assumed office on January 6, 2020
    Appointed to the seat after Johnny Isakson's resignation

David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler 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, 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 Whitfield County PUMA, GA have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Whitfield County PUMA, GA is home to a population of 104k people, from which N/A% are citizens. As of N/A, N/A% of Whitfield County PUMA, GA residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

In N/A, there were N/A times more N/A residents (N/A people) in Whitfield County PUMA, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were N/A N/A and N/A N/A residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

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Hispanic Population
N/A people

In N/A, there were N/A times more N/A residents (N/A people) in Whitfield County PUMA, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were N/A N/A and N/A N/A residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

N/A% of the people in Whitfield County PUMA, GA are hispanic (N/A people).

The following chart shows the N/A races represented in Whitfield County PUMA, GA as a share of the total population.

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Age by Nativity

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    15,043 ± 2,785 people
  2. El Salvador
    1,230 ± 856 people
  3. Guatemala
    898 ± 733 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Whitfield County PUMA, GA was Mexico, the natal country of 15,043 Whitfield County PUMA, GA residents, followed by El Salvador with 1,230 and Guatemala with 898.

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Citizenship

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N/A Citizenship

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. N/A
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  2. N/A
    N/A ± N/A
  3. N/A
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Whitfield County PUMA, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in N/A, N/A times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Whitfield County PUMA, GA is N/A. In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Whitfield County PUMA, GA was Fulton County (Northeast)Johns Creek City PUMA, GA with a value of $126,789, followed by Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA and Fulton County (Northwest)Roswell City PUMA, GA, with respective values of $113,147 and $107,556.

Males in Whitfield County PUMA, GA have an average income that is 1.28 times higher than the average income of females, which is $35,138. The income inequality in Whitfield County PUMA, GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.404, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Whitfield County PUMA, GA employs 45.1k people. The largest industries in Whitfield County PUMA, GA are Carpet & rug mills (11,057 people), Construction (2,369 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,364 people), and the highest paying industries are Household appliances & electrical & electronic goods merchant wholesalers ($130,278), Legal services ($109,282), and Offices of physicians ($99,147).

Wages

Median Household Income

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$45,138
Average Male Salary in Whitfield County PUMA, GA
± $8,177
$35,138
Average Female Salary in Whitfield County PUMA, GA
± $5,425

In 2017, full-time male employees in Whitfield County PUMA, GA made 1.28 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Whitfield County PUMA, GA by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Whitfield County PUMA, GA
  1. White
    $38,314 ± $5,200
  2. Two or More Races
    $30,090 ± $21,065
  3. Asian
    $26,108 ± $25,545

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Whitfield County PUMA, GA workers was White. These workers were paid 1.27 times more than Two or More Races workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Whitfield County PUMA, GA.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Whitfield County PUMA, GA by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

0.404
2017 Wage GINI in Whitfield County PUMA, GA
0.407
2016 Wage GINI in Whitfield County PUMA, GA

In 2017, the income inequality in Whitfield County PUMA, GA was 0.404 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.772% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Whitfield County PUMA, GA was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Whitfield County PUMA, GA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (N/A) in Whitfield County PUMA, GA was Fulton County (Northeast)Johns Creek City PUMA, GA with a value of $126,789, followed by Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA and Fulton County (Northwest)Roswell City PUMA, GA, with respective values of $113,147 and $107,556.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Whitfield County PUMA, GA colored by their Median Household Income (N/A).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Whitfield County PUMA, GA (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Whitfield County PUMA, GA is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

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

45.1k
2017 Value
0.432%
1 Year growth
± 0.432%

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Whitfield County PUMA, GA, are Industrial truck & tractor operators (2,111 people), Sewing machine operators (1,586 people), and Textile winding, twisting, & drawing out machine setters, operators, & tenders (1,506 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Whitfield County PUMA, GA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Whitfield County PUMA, GA, by number of employees, are Industrial truck & tractor operators (2,111 people), Sewing machine operators (1,586 people), and Textile winding, twisting, & drawing out machine setters, operators, & tenders (1,506 people).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Whitfield County PUMA, GA, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($255,839), Chief executives & legislators ($162,951), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($144,264).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

45.1k
2017 Value
0.432%
1 Year growth
± 0.432%

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Whitfield County PUMA, GA, are Carpet & rug mills (11,057 people), Construction (2,369 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,364 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Whitfield County PUMA, GA, though some of these residents may live in Whitfield County PUMA, 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 Whitfield County PUMA, GA, by number of employees, are Carpet & rug mills (11,057 people), Construction (2,369 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,364 people).

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Whitfield County PUMA, GA, by average salary, are Household appliances & electrical & electronic goods merchant wholesalers ($130,278), Legal services ($109,282), and Offices of physicians ($99,147).

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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. $48.1B
  2. $38B
  3. $30.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Georgia product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $48.1B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($38B) and Electronics ($30.6B).

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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$430B
2015 Value in Georgia
$628B
Projected 2045 Value in Georgia
46.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Georgia trade was $430B. This is expected to increase 46.1% 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. $39.4B
  2. $25.3B
  3. $20.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Georgia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Florida with $39.4B, followed by South Carolina with $25.3B and North Carolina and $20.5B.

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

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Education

In 2017, universities in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Whitfield County PUMA, GA awarded 937 degrees. The student population of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Whitfield County PUMA, GA is skewed towards women, with 2,096 male students and 3,199 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Whitfield County PUMA, GA are White (658 and 71.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (164 and 17.9%), Black or African American (38 and 4.15%), and Unknown (29 and 3.17%).

The largest universities in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Whitfield County PUMA, GA by number of degrees awarded are Dalton State College (843 and 90%), Georgia Beauty Academy (58 and 6.19%), and Dalton Institute of Esthetics and Cosmetology (36 and 3.84%).

The most popular majors in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Whitfield County PUMA, GA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (221 and 23.6%), Registered Nursing (109 and 11.6%), and Early Childhood Education & Teaching (61 and 6.51%).

The median tuition costs in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Whitfield County PUMA, 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. 61 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 48 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 42 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Whitfield County PUMA, GA was Early Childhood Education & Teaching with 61 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Whitfield County PUMA, GA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 843 degrees awarded
  2. 58 degrees awarded
  3. 36 degrees awarded
$3,126
Median In-State Public
$N/A
Median Private

In 2017, the Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Whitfield County PUMA, GA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Dalton State College with 843 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

293
Degrees Awarded to Men
644
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 293 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Whitfield County PUMA, GA, which is 0.455 times less than the 644 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Whitfield County PUMA, GA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    658 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    164 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    38 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Whitfield County PUMA, GA were to White students. These 658 degrees mean that there were 4.01 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 164 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

Housing

Property Value

$126,900
2018 Median
± $4,693
$124,300
2017 Median
± $5,031

The following charts display, first, the property values in Whitfield County PUMA, 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 Whitfield County PUMA, GA the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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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.
N/A
Median Household Income
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N/A
Number of Households
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The following chart displays the households in Whitfield 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 N/A range.

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Property Taxes

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Average Range

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Rent vs Own

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N/A Homeownership

This percentage of owner-occupation is approximately the same as the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Whitfield County PUMA, GA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

20.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Whitfield County PUMA, GA have a shorter commute time (20.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, N/A% of the workforce in Whitfield County PUMA, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

In N/A, the most common method of travel for workers in Whitfield County PUMA, GA was N/A (N/A%), followed by those who N/A (N/A%) and those who N/A (N/A%).

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

N/A
Average Number

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Health

N/A% of the population of Whitfield County PUMA, GA has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Georgia see 1519 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.459% decrease from the previous year (1526 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1984 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 829 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

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1,519 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Georgia

Primary care physicians in Georgia see an average of 1,519 patients per year. This represents a 0.459% decrease from the previous year (1,526 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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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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$6,587
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Georgia
$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

N/A%
Uninsured
N/A%
Employer Coverage
N/A%
Medicaid
N/A%
Medicare
N/A%
Non-Group
N/A%
Military or VA

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Whitfield County PUMA, 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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