Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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Population
5.95M
1.16% 1-year growth
US Senator
David Perdue
Republican Party
US Senator
Kelly Loeffler
Republican Party
Median Age
36.6

Poverty Rate
13.1%

Median Household Income
$69,464
6.24% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$233,700
8.65% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
3M
2.31% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA had a population of 5.95M people with a median age of 36.6 and a median household income of $69,464. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA grew from 5.88M to 5.95M, a 1.16% increase and its median household income grew from $65,381 to $69,464, a 6.24% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (46.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (33.8%), White (Hispanic) (6.4%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.1%), and Other (Hispanic) (3.17%). 18.1% of the people in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA speak a non-English language, and 92.7% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA are Georgia State University (7,796 degrees awarded in 2017), Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus (6,676 degrees), and Kennesaw State University (6,076 degrees).

The median property value in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA is $233,700, and the homeownership rate is 64%. Most people in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 30 minutes. The average car ownership in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA is 2 cars 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.

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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.

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, 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.

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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 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA is home to a population of 5.95M people, from which 92.7% are citizens. As of 2018, 13.3% of Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA residents were born outside of the country (792k people).

In 2018, there were 1.37 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.76M people) in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.01M Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 381k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA are Spanish (513,602 speakers), Vietnamese (45,116 speakers), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (43,975 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.76M ± 5.26k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.01M ± 10.8k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    381k ± 14.4k
10.9%
Hispanic Population
647k people

In 2018, there were 1.37 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.76M people) in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.01M Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 381k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

10.9% of the people in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA are hispanic (647k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    513,602 speakers (9.2%)
  2. Vietnamese
    45,116 speakers (0.808%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    43,975 speakers (0.788%)

18.1% of Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA was Spanish. 9.2% of the overall population of Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA are native Spanish speakers. 0.808% speak Vietnamese and 0.788% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

13.3%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
792k people
13.2%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
778k people

As of 2018, 13.3% of Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA residents (792k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA was 13.2%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

35
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.2
43
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 0.4

In 2018, the median age of all people in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA was 36.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA residents was 36.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    237,281 ± 11,824 people
  2. India
    94,845 ± 7,527 people
  3. Jamaica
    45,320 ± 5,215 people

In 2018, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Georgia was Mexico, the natal country of 237,281 Georgia residents, followed by India with 94,845 and Jamaica with 45,320.

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Citizenship

92.7%
2018 Citizenship
92.3%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 92.7% of Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA was 92.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    87,995 ± 3,619
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    64,166 ± 5,026
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    63,313 ± 4,964

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.37 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA is $69,464. In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA was Forsyth County, GA with a value of $104,687, followed by Fayette County, GA and Cherokee County, GA, with respective values of $93,468 and $82,069.

Males in Georgia have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $48,879. The income inequality in Georgia (measured using the Gini index) is 0.475, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA employs 3M people. The largest industries in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA are Health Care & Social Assistance (333,537 people), Retail Trade (322,273 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (289,392 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($79,241), Utilities ($74,018), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($71,113).

Wages

Median Household Income

$69,464
2018 value
± $1,074
6.24%
1 Year Growth
± 1.82%

Households in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA have a median annual income of $69,464, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $65,381 in 2017, which represents a 6.24% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$67,446
Average Male Salary in Georgia
± $1,225
$48,879
Average Female Salary in Georgia
± $821

In 2018, full-time male employees in Georgia made 1.38 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 in Georgia
  1. Asian
    $65,571 ± $3,964
  2. White
    $57,866 ± $991
  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $44,045 ± $24,311

In 2018 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Georgia workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.13 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Georgia.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Georgia by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA is from Georgia.
0.475
2018 Wage GINI in Georgia
0.479
2017 Wage GINI in Georgia

In 2018, the income inequality in Georgia was 0.475 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.859% decline from 2017 to 2018, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. 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)

In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA was Forsyth County, GA with a value of $104,687, followed by Fayette County, GA and Cherokee County, GA, with respective values of $93,468 and $82,069.

The following map shows all of the counties in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, 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

13.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA (742k out of 5.68M people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 18 - 24.

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. Black
    346,450 ± 5,202
  2. White
    286,802 ± 4,474
  3. Hispanic
    135,942 ± 3,233

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA is Black, followed by White 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

3M
2018 Value
± 33,045
2.31%
1 Year growth
± 1.52%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA grew at a rate of 2.31%, from 2.93M employees to 3M employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA, are Management Occupations (352,653 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (345,812 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (325,172 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (352,653 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (345,812 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (325,172 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA has an unusually high number of residents working as Computer & Mathematical Occupations (1.38 times higher than expected), Transportation Occupations (1.19 times), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1.19 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($90,786), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($79,774), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($77,475).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

3M
2018 Value
± 33,045
2.31%
1 Year growth
± 1.52%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA grew at a rate of 2.31%, from 2.93M employees to 3M employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (333,537 people), Retail Trade (322,273 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (289,392 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA, though some of these residents may live in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, 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 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (333,537 people), Retail Trade (322,273 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (289,392 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA has an unusually high number of Transportation & Warehousing (1.48 times higher than expected), Information (1.46 times), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1.28 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($79,241), Utilities ($74,018), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($71,113).

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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 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA awarded 63,156 degrees. The student population of Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA is skewed towards women, with 109,783 male students and 141,630 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA are White (24,061 and 40.8%), followed by Black or African American (22,973 and 39%), Asian (4,168 and 7.07%), and Hispanic or Latino (4,157 and 7.05%).

The largest universities in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA by number of degrees awarded are Georgia State University (7,796 and 12.3%), Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus (6,676 and 10.6%), and Kennesaw State University (6,076 and 9.62%).

The most popular majors in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA are General Business Administration & Management (4,766 and 7.55%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (3,085 and 4.88%), and Registered Nursing (1,757 and 2.78%).

The median tuition costs in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA are $13,000 for private four year colleges, and $4,115 and $14,737 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 1,262 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 2,060 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 1,467 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA was General Biological Sciences with 1,262 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 7,796 degrees awarded
  2. 6,676 degrees awarded
  3. 6,076 degrees awarded
$4,115
Median In-State Public
$13,000
Median Private

In 2017, the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Georgia State University with 7,796 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

26,965
Degrees Awarded to Men
36,191
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 26,965 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA, which is 0.745 times less than the 36,191 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    24,061 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    22,973 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    4,168 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA were to White students. These 24,061 degrees mean that there were 1.05 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 22,973 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA was $233,700 in 2018, which is 1.02 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $215,100 to $233,700, a 8.65% increase. The homeownership rate in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA is 64%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA have an average commute time of 30 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$233,700
2018 Median
± $2,254
$215,100
2017 Median
± $2,460

In 2018, the median property value in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA grew to to $233,700 from the previous year's value of $215,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, 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 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k 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.
$69,464
Median Household Income
± $1,074
2.14M
Number of Households
± 25,725

In 2018, the median household income of the 2.14M households in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA grew to $69,464 from the previous year's value of $65,381.

The following chart displays the households in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, 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

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

64%
2018 Homeownership
63%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 64% of the housing units in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 63%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

30 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA have a longer commute time (30 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.88% of the workforce in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    77.3%
  2. Carpooled
    8.86%
  3. Worked At Home
    7.63%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA was Drove Alone (77.3%), followed by those who Carpooled (8.86%) and those who Worked At Home (7.63%).

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 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

87% of the population of Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA has health coverage, with 51.4% on employee plans, 13% on Medicaid, 8.78% on Medicare, 12.4% on non-group plans, and 1.38% 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

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Georgia.
$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

13%
Uninsured
51.4%
Employer Coverage
13%
Medicaid
8.78%
Medicare
12.4%
Non-Group
1.38%
Military or VA

Between N/A and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA N/A by N/A from N/A% to 13%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, 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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