Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA

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Population

112,262

2.89% growth

Median Age

36.1


Median Household Income

$65,700

4.7% growth

Number of Employees

54,669

3.86% growth

Median Property Value

$196,800

7.48% growth

About

In 2017, Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA had a population of 112k people with a median age of 36.1 and a median household income of $65,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA grew from 109,109 to 112,262, a 2.89% increase and its median household income grew from $62,748 to $65,700, a 4.7% increase.

The population of Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA is 73% White Alone, 15.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 7.41% Black or African American Alone. 16% of the people in Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA speak a non-English language, and 92.4% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA is $196,800, and the homeownership rate is 65.6%. Most people in Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 31.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA is N/A per household.

Economy

The economy of Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA employs 54.7k people. The largest industries in Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA are Construction (4,442 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,385 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,052 people), and the highest paying industries are Residential care facilities, except skilled nursing facilities ($210,194), Air transportation ($196,052), and Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers ($121,098).

Median household income in Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA is $65,700. Males in Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $49,763. The income inequality in Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.46, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$65,700

2017 value

± $2,720

4.7%

1 Year Growth

± 5.54%

Households in Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA have a median annual income of $65,700, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $62,748 in 2016, which represents a 4.7% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$67,749

Average Male Salary

± $10,735

$49,763

Average Female Salary

± $7,483

In 2017, full-time male employees in Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA made 1.36 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $53,570 ± $6,881

  2. Black

    $46,659 ± $11,346

  3. Asian

    $39,517 ± $18,035

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA workers was White. These workers were paid 1.15 times more than Black workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

0.46

2017 Wage GINI

0.464

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA was 0.46 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.977% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA was Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA with a value of $115,733, followed by Fulton County (Northeast)Johns Creek City PUMA, GA and Forsyth County PUMA, GA, with respective values of $112,433 and $102,084.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

N/A N/A

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities 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 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

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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

54.7k

2017 Value

3.86%

1 Year growth

± 3.86%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA grew at a rate of 3.86%, from 52.6k employees to 54.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA, are Miscellaneous managers (2,079 people), Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,910 people), and Retail salespersons (1,808 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA, by number of employees, are Miscellaneous managers (2,079 people), Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,910 people), and Retail salespersons (1,808 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA has an unusually high number of residents working as Cost estimators (5.64 times higher than expected), Insurance underwriters (4.12 times), and Logisticians (3.35 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA, by average salary, are Aircraft pilots & flight engineers ($252,970), Chief executives & legislators ($155,596), and Physicians & surgeons ($140,997).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

54.7k

2017 Value

3.86%

1 Year growth

± 3.86%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA grew at a rate of 3.86%, from 52.6k employees to 54.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA, are Construction (4,442 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,385 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,052 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA, though some of these residents may live in Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities 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 Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA, by number of employees, are Construction (4,442 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,385 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,052 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA has an unusually high number of Software publishing (5 times higher than expected), Shoe stores (4.25 times), and Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores (4.01 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA, by average salary, are Residential care facilities, except skilled nursing facilities ($210,194), Air transportation ($196,052), and Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers ($121,098).

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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

$628B

Projected 2045 Value

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.

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Health

83.3% of the population of Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA has health coverage, with 51.1% on employee plans, 9.48% on Medicaid, 8.64% on Medicare, 12.6% on non-group plans, and 1.52% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA was $6,587 in 2014. This is a 5.41% increase from the previous year ($6,249).

Primary care physicians in Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA 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

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).

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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%).

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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

16.7%

Uninsured

51.1%

Employer Coverage

9.48%

Medicaid

8.64%

Medicare

12.6%

Non-Group

1.52%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 16.7%.

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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

Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA is home to a population of 112k people, from which 92.4% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA is composed of 81.9k White Alone residents (73%), 17.2k Hispanic or Latino residents (15.3%), 8.31k Black or African American Alone residents (7.41%), 2.73k Asian Alone residents (2.43%), 1.65k Two or More Races residents (1.47%), 385 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.343%), 108 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0962%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA are Spanish (12,411 speakers), Vietnamese (467 speakers), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (440 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

N/A

Median Native-Born Age

± N/A

N/A

Median Foreign-Born Age

± N/A

In 2017, the median age of all people in Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA was 36.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of N/A, were generally N/A than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of N/A. But people in Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA residents was 36.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

11.5%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

12.6k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA residents (N/A people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA was 11.5%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    4,608 ± 1,632 people

  2. Guatemala

    1,438 ± 925 people

  3. Colombia

    506 ± 551 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA was Mexico, the natal country of 4,608 Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA residents, followed by Guatemala with 1,438 and Colombia with 506.

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Citizenship

92.4%

2017 Citizenship

92.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 92.4% of Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA was 92.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    81.9k ± 2.08k

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    17.2k ± 2.07k

  3. Black or African American Alone

    8.31k ± 952

In 2017, there were 4.78 times more White Alone residents (81.9k people) in Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 17.2k Hispanic or Latino and 8.31k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    12,411 speakers (11.8%)

  2. Vietnamese

    467 speakers (0.445%)

  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)

    440 speakers (0.419%)

16% of Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.8%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA was Spanish. 11.8% of the overall population of Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA are native Spanish speakers. 0.445% speak Vietnamese and 0.419% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

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    0 ± 0

  2. false

    0 ± 0

  3. false

    0 ± 0

Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in false, N/A times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA was $196,800 in 2017, which is 0.904 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $183,100 to $196,800, a 7.48% increase. The homeownership rate in Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA is 65.6%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA have an average commute time of 31.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of N/A per household.

Income

Household Income

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$65,700

Median Household Income

± $2,720

N/A

Number of Households

± N/A

In 2017, the median household income of the N/A households in Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA grew to $65,700 from the previous year's value of $62,748.

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Housing

Property Value

$196,800

2017 Median

± $6,018

$183,100

2016 Median

± $6,251

In 2017, the median property value in Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA grew to to $196,800 from the previous year's value of $183,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities 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 Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

65.6%

2017 Homeownership

67.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 65.6% of the housing units in Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 67.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

N/A

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA have N/A, followed by N/A.

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Commute Time

31.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA have a longer commute time (31.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 4.48% of the workforce in Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    78.7%

  2. Carpooled

    9.07%

  3. Worked At Home

    8.02%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Cherokee County (Central)Woodstock & Canton Cities PUMA, GA was Drove Alone (78.7%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.07%) and those who Worked At Home (8.02%).

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