Austell, GA

Census Place

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2022 Population
8,109
1.04% 1-year decline
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
33.8
1.2% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
8.35%
64.6% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$64,071
7.76% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$199,700
28% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Austell, GA had a population of 8.11k people with a median age of 33.8 and a median household income of $64,071. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Austell, GA declined from 8,194 to 8,109, a −1.04% decrease and its median household income grew from $59,459 to $64,071, a 7.76% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Austell, GA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (62.9%), White (Non-Hispanic) (25.3%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.5%), White (Hispanic) (3.47%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.79%).

None of the households in Austell, 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.

94.8% of the residents in Austell, GA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Austell, GA was $199,700, and the homeownership rate was 60.3%.

Most people in Austell, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30 minutes. The average car ownership in Austell, GA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Austell, GA is home to a population of 8.11k people, from which 94.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 6.88% of Austell, GA residents were born outside of the country (558 people).

In 2022, there were 2.49 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (5.1k people) in Austell, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.05k White (Non-Hispanic) and 365 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

94.8%
2022 Citizenship
96.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 94.8% of Austell, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Austell, GA was 96.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Austell, GA
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    5.1k ± 903
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.05k ± 631
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    365 ± 250
6.97%
Hispanic Population
565 people

In 2022, there were 2.49 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (5.1k people) in Austell, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.05k White (Non-Hispanic) and 365 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.97% of the people in Austell, GA are hispanic (565 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Austell, GA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

6.88%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
558 people
4.58%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
375 people

As of 2022, 6.88% of Austell, GA residents (558 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Austell, GA was 4.58%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    85 ± 82
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    67 ± 85
  3. Korea
    42 ± 73

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

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Economy

The economy of Austell, GA employs 4.21k people. The largest industries in Austell, GA are Accommodation & Food Services (709 people), Retail Trade (434 people), and Construction (396 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($98,036), Information ($81,250), and Educational Services ($64,099).

Occupations

4.21k
2022 Value
± 685
−2%
1 Year decline
± 22.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Austell, GA declined at a rate of −2%, from 4.3k employees to 4.21k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Austell, GA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (785 people), Management Occupations (493 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (420 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Austell, GA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

4.21k
2022 Value
± 685
−2%
1 Year decline
± 22.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Austell, GA declined at a rate of −2%, from 4.3k employees to 4.21k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Austell, GA, are Accommodation & Food Services (709 people), Retail Trade (434 people), and Construction (396 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Austell, GA, though some of these residents may live in Austell, 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

$43,889
Median earning men ± $9,766
$43,616
Median earning women ± $10,323

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($100,074), Manufacturing ($77,581), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($67,797).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($102,543), Other Services Except Public Administration ($88,603), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($55,570).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.94%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.87M people employed in Georgia. This represents a 2.94% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 11.9%.

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

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Georgia went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 49.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (49.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.24%).

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
Inauguration delayed as incumbent senator David Perdue's term expired on January 3, 2021, two days prior to the 2020-21 United States Senate election in Georgia|runoff election.
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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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.03% 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 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.33M), Some college (1.78M), and Bachelors Degree (1.56M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Austell, GA was $199,700 in 2022, which is 0.708 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $156,000 to $199,700, a 28% increase. The homeownership rate in Austell, GA is 60.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Austell, GA have an average commute time of 30 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Austell, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$199,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$24,191
$1,714
Median Property Taxes
±$401

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 Austell, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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

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Rent vs Own

60.3%
Homeownership
2022
72%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 60.3% of the housing units in Austell, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 60%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 314.09
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

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$64,071
Median Household Income
± $12,980
2.84k
Number of Households
± 538

In 2022, the median household income of the 2.84k households in Austell, GA grew to $64,071 from the previous year's value of $59,459.

The following chart displays the households in Austell, 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Austell, GA is from Georgia.
0.474
2022 Wage GINI in Georgia
0.475
2021 Wage GINI in Georgia

In 2022, the income inequality in Georgia was 0.474 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.224% decline from 2021 to 2022, 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.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (73.9%)
  2. Carpooled (15.4%)
  3. Worked At Home (9.62%)

In 2022, 73.9% of workers in Austell, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (15.4%) and those who worked at home (9.62%).

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

30 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Austell, GA have a longer commute time (30 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.38% of the workforce in Austell, 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 Austell, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Austell, GA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

8.35% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Austell, GA (677 out of 8.11k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 12 - 14 and then Females 35 - 44.

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

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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Health

79.6% of the population of Austell, GA has health coverage, with 40% on employee plans, 12.6% on Medicaid, 8.18% on Medicare, 18.2% on non-group plans, and 0.604% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Cobb County, GA see 1308 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.25% decrease from the previous year (1352 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1415 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 495 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,308 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Cobb County, GA

Primary care physicians in Cobb County, GA see an average of 1,308 patients per year. This represents a 3.25% decrease from the previous year (1,352 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 28.6% under 18 years, 23.4% between 18 and 34 years, 39.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 8.87% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 44.1% were men and 55.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

20.4%
Uninsured
40%
Employer Coverage
12.6%
Medicaid
8.18%
Medicare
18.2%
Non-Group
0.604%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Austell, GA grew by 8.33% from 18.8% to 20.4%.

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