Baker County, GA

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Population

3,251

0.0308% growth

Median Age

43.6


Median Household Income

$43,867

4.44% decline

Poverty Rate

19.5%


Number of Employees

1,286

5.44% decline

Median Property Value

$79,500

12.3% decline

About

In 2017, Baker County, GA had a population of 3.25k people with a median age of 43.6 and a median household income of $43,867. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Baker County, GA grew from 3,250 to 3,251, a 0.0308% increase and its median household income declined from $45,903 to $43,867, a -4.44% decrease.

The population of Baker County, GA is 52.1% White Alone, 41.3% Black or African American Alone, and 5.35% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Baker County, GA speak a non-English language, and 97.4% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Baker County, GA is $79,500, and the homeownership rate is 69.3%. Most people in Baker County, GA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 27 minutes. The average car ownership in Baker County, GA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Baker County, GA employs 1.29k people. The largest industries in Baker County, GA are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (241 people), Public Administration (140 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (134 people), and the highest paying industries are Other Services Except Public Administration ($79,688), Construction ($64,500), and Manufacturing ($46,181).

Median household income in Baker County, GA is $43,867. Males in Baker County, GA have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,261. The income inequality in Baker County, GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$43,867

2017 value

± $6,318

-4.44%

1 Year Growth

± 20.9%

Households in Baker County, GA have a median annual income of $43,867, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $45,903 in 2016, which represents a -4.44% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$62,744

Average Male Salary

± $1,190

$46,261

Average Female Salary

± $830

In 2017, full-time male employees in Georgia made 1.36 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $58,486 ± $3,787

  2. White

    $53,819 ± $950

  3. Two or More Races

    $43,415 ± $4,855

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Georgia workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.09 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Baker County, GA is from Georgia.

0.478

2017 Wage GINI

0.477

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Georgia was 0.478 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.233% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 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)

  1. Census Tract 9602

  2. Census Tract 9601

  3. N/A

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Baker County, GA was Census Tract 9602 with a value of $45,486, followed by Census Tract 9601 and N/A, with respective values of $43,594 and N/A.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 75+

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

19.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Baker County, GA (634 out of 3.25k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Males 45 - 54 and then Females 45 - 54.

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

    394 ± 112

  2. White

    240 ± 84

  3. Hispanic

    2 ± 65

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Baker County, 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

1.29k

2017 Value

± 191

-5.44%

1 Year decline

± 22%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Baker County, GA declined at a rate of -5.44%, from 1.36k employees to 1.29k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Baker County, GA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (227 people), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (143 people), and Management Occupations (134 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Baker County, GA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Baker County, GA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (227 people), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (143 people), and Management Occupations (134 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Baker County, GA has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (16.5 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (3.14 times), and Health Technologists & Technicians (1.7 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Baker County, GA, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($153,068), Personal Care & Service Occupations ($80,547), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations ($53,214).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.29k

2017 Value

± 191

-5.44%

1 Year decline

± 22%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Baker County, GA declined at a rate of -5.44%, from 1.36k employees to 1.29k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Baker County, GA, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (241 people), Public Administration (140 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (134 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Baker County, GA, though some of these residents may live in Baker County, 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 Baker County, GA, by number of employees, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (241 people), Public Administration (140 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (134 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Baker County, GA has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (15.8 times higher than expected), Public Administration (2.33 times), and Wholesale Trade (1.94 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Baker County, GA, by median earnings, are Other Services Except Public Administration ($79,688), Construction ($64,500), and Manufacturing ($46,181).

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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. $51.8B

  2. $36.9B

  3. $35.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Georgia product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $51.8B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($36.9B) and Electronics ($35.7B).

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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$465B

2020 Value

$628B

Projected 2045 Value

35.1% growth

In 2020, total outbound Georgia trade was $465B. This is expected to increase 35.1% 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. $42.1B

  2. $27.8B

  3. $22.2B

In 2015, the top outbound Georgia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Florida with $42.1B, followed by South Carolina with $27.8B and North Carolina and $22.2B.

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

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Health

83.1% of the population of Baker County, GA has health coverage, with 37% on employee plans, 19.2% on Medicaid, 12.5% on Medicare, 14% on non-group plans, and 0.338% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Baker County, GA see 0 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (0 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 0 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 3150 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

0 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Baker County, GA see an average of 0 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (0 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

16.9%

Uninsured

37%

Employer Coverage

19.2%

Medicaid

12.5%

Medicare

14%

Non-Group

0.338%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Baker County, GA declined by 10.4% from 18.9% to 16.9%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Baker County, 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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Diversity

Baker County, GA is home to a population of 3.25k people, from which 97.4% are citizens. As of 2017, 3.84% of Baker County, GA residents were born outside of the country (125 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Baker County, GA is composed of 1.7k White Alone residents (52.1%), 1.34k Black or African American Alone residents (41.3%), 174 Hispanic or Latino residents (5.35%), 18 Asian Alone residents (0.554%), 16 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.492%), 6 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.185%), 0 Two or More Races residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

Age

Age by Nativity

44

Median Native-Born Age

± 6.6

39

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 7.4

In 2017, the median age of all people in Baker County, GA was 43.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 44, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 39. But people in Baker County, GA are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Baker County, GA residents was 46.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.84%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

125 people

5.05%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

164 people

As of 2017, 3.84% of Baker County, GA residents (125 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Baker County, GA was 5.05%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    264,376 ± 12,459 people

  2. India

    85,239 ± 7,138 people

  3. Korea

    45,011 ± 5,197 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Georgia was Mexico, the natal country of 264,376 Georgia residents, followed by India with 85,239 and Korea with 45,011.

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Citizenship

97.4%

2017 Citizenship

96.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.4% of Baker County, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Baker County, GA was 96.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    1.7k ± 219

  2. Black or African American Alone

    1.34k ± 214

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    174 ± 120

In 2017, there were 1.26 times more White Alone residents (1.7k people) in Baker County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.34k Black or African American Alone and 174 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Baker County, GA as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    75 ± 46

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    19 ± 24

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    4 ± 15

Baker County, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.95 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Baker County, GA was $79,500 in 2017, which is 0.346 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $90,700 to $79,500, a 12.3% decrease. The homeownership rate in Baker County, GA is 69.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Baker County, GA have an average commute time of 27 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Baker County, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$79,500

2017 Median

± $16,286

$90,700

2016 Median

± $22,930

In 2017, the median property value in Baker County, GA declined from to $79,500 from the previous year's value of $90,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Baker County, 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 Baker County, GA the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

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$43,867

Median Household Income

± $6,318

1.32k

Number of Households

± 193

In 2017, the median household income of the 1.32k households in Baker County, GA declined from $43,867 from the previous year's value of $45,903.

The following chart displays the households in Baker County, 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 < $10k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Baker County, GA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Baker County, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

69.3%

2017 Homeownership

73.6%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 69.3% of the housing units in Baker County, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 73.6%.

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

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Commute Time

27 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Baker County, GA have a longer commute time (27 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 5.25% of the workforce in Baker County, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    88.8%

  2. Carpooled

    8%

  3. Worked At Home

    1.53%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Baker County, GA was Drove Alone (88.8%), followed by those who Carpooled (8%) and those who Worked At Home (1.53%).

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 Baker County, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Baker County, GA have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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