Alpharetta, GA

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2020 Population
66,566
1.49% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
39.9
0.758% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
5.09%
6.73% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$119,568
5.07% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$447,400
5.82% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Alpharetta, GA had a population of 66.6k people with a median age of 39.9 and a median household income of $119,568. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Alpharetta, GA grew from 65,590 to 66,566, a 1.49% increase and its median household income grew from $113,802 to $119,568, a 5.07% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Alpharetta, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (57%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (19.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (11.7%), White (Hispanic) (6.72%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.94%).

None of the households in Alpharetta, 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.

84.8% of the residents in Alpharetta, GA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Alpharetta, GA are Paul Mitchell the School-Esani (182 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Alpharetta, GA was $447,400, and the homeownership rate was 67.7%.

Most people in Alpharetta, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Alpharetta, GA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Alpharetta, GA is home to a population of 66.6k people, from which 84.8% are citizens. As of 2020, 29.1% of Alpharetta, GA residents were born outside of the country (19.4k people).

In 2018, there were 2.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (36.9k people) in Alpharetta, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.7k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 7.54k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

84.8%
2020 Citizenship
85.1%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 84.8% of Alpharetta, GA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Alpharetta, GA was 85.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Alpharetta, GA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    36.9k ± 1.37k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    12.7k ± 1.01k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    7.54k ± 918
8.39%
Hispanic Population
5.43k people

In 2018, there were 2.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (36.9k people) in Alpharetta, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.7k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 7.54k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

8.39% of the people in Alpharetta, GA are hispanic (5.43k people).

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Foreign-Born Population

29.1%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
19.4k people
26.2%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
17.2k people

As of 2020, 29.1% of Alpharetta, GA residents (19.4k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Alpharetta, GA was 26.2%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    622 ± 167
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    488 ± 162
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    262 ± 137

Alpharetta, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.27 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Alpharetta, GA employs 34.9k people. The largest industries in Alpharetta, GA are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (7,371 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,802 people), and Manufacturing (3,024 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($125,950), Manufacturing ($123,068), and Finance & Insurance ($118,697).

Occupations

34.9k
2020 Value
± 1,716
2.49%
1 Year growth
± 6.37%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Alpharetta, GA grew at a rate of 2.49%, from 34k employees to 34.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Alpharetta, GA, are Management Occupations (7,404 people), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (4,299 people), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations (4,188 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Alpharetta, GA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

34.9k
2020 Value
± 1,716
2.49%
1 Year growth
± 6.37%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Alpharetta, GA grew at a rate of 2.49%, from 34k employees to 34.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Alpharetta, GA, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (7,371 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,802 people), and Manufacturing (3,024 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Alpharetta, GA, though some of these residents may live in Alpharetta, 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

$90,918
Median earning men ± $4,761
$56,360
Median earning women ± $6,652

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Manufacturing ($141,953), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($125,274), and Information ($125,000).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Manufacturing ($95,233), Wholesale Trade ($91,136), and Information ($79,299).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Georgia. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Georgia.

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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. $68.9B
  2. $63.5B
  3. $51.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Georgia product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $68.9B, followed by Mixed freight ($63.5B) and Electronics ($51.2B).

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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$626B
2020 Value in Georgia
$1.3T
Projected 2050 Value in Georgia
108% growth

In 2020, total outbound Georgia trade was $626B. This is expected to increase 108% to $1.3T by 2050.

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. $57.7B
  2. $34B
  3. $30.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Georgia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Florida with $57.7B, followed by Tennessee with $34B and North Carolina and $30.2B.

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

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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
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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In 2020, universities in Alpharetta, GA awarded 182 degrees. The student population of Alpharetta, GA in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 13 male students and 226 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Alpharetta, GA are White (84 and 46.4%), followed by Black or African American (63 and 34.8%), Hispanic or Latino (23 and 12.7%), and Asian (5 and 2.76%).

The largest universities in Alpharetta, GA by number of degrees awarded are Paul Mitchell the School-Esani (182 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Alpharetta, GA are General Cosmetology (115 and 63.2%), Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist (66 and 36.3%), and Master Aesthetician (1 and 0.549%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.952% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.869% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (2.28M), Some college (1.79M), and Bachelors Degree (1.47M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Alpharetta, GA was $447,400 in 2020, which is 1.95 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $422,800 to $447,400, a 5.82% increase. The homeownership rate in Alpharetta, GA is 67.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Alpharetta, GA have an average commute time of 29.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Alpharetta, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$447,400
Median Property Value 2020
±$12,958
$16,224
Median Property Taxes
±$1,082

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 Alpharetta, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Alpharetta, GA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

67.7%
Homeownership
2020
66.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 67.7% of the housing units in Alpharetta, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 66.4%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 116.18
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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

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Household Income

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$119,568
Median Household Income
± $10,796
23.8k
Number of Households
± 1,115

In 2020, the median household income of the 23.8k households in Alpharetta, GA grew to $119,568 from the previous year's value of $113,802.

The following chart displays the households in Alpharetta, 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 $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Alpharetta, GA is from Georgia.
0.476
2020 Wage GINI in Georgia
0.477
2019 Wage GINI in Georgia

In 2020, the income inequality in Georgia was 0.476 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.302% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Georgia was lower than than the national average of 0.478. 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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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (72.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (18.7%)
  3. Carpooled (4.5%)

In 2020, 72.4% of workers in Alpharetta, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (18.7%) and those who carpooled to work (4.5%).

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

29.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Alpharetta, GA have a longer commute time (29.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.98% of the workforce in Alpharetta, 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 Alpharetta, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Alpharetta, GA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

5.09% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Alpharetta, GA (3.37k out of 66.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 55 - 64.

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

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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94.1% of the population of Alpharetta, GA has health coverage, with 69.9% on employee plans, 4.33% on Medicaid, 7.45% on Medicare, 11.9% on non-group plans, and 0.595% 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 Fulton County, GA see 904 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.95% decrease from the previous year (922 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1407 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 407 patients per year.

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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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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904 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Fulton County, GA

Primary care physicians in Fulton County, GA see an average of 904 patients per year. This represents a 1.95% decrease from the previous year (922 patients).

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

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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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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.9% under 18 years, 16% between 18 and 34 years, 47.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 9.84% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.7% were men and 50.3% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

5.86%
Uninsured
69.9%
Employer Coverage
4.33%
Medicaid
7.45%
Medicare
11.9%
Non-Group
0.595%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Alpharetta, GA declined by 8.01% from 6.37% to 5.86%.

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

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