Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA

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2020 Population
151,761
3.33% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
37.1
0.815% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
10.3%
13.8% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$65,710
3.18% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$182,500
7.73% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA had a population of 152k people with a median age of 37.1 and a median household income of $65,710. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA grew from 146,876 to 151,761, a 3.33% increase and its median household income grew from $63,687 to $65,710, a 3.18% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (74.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (9.61%), White (Hispanic) (5.38%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.92%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.57%).

11.5% of the households in Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, 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.

96.6% of the residents in Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA are New Horizons Medical Institute-Winder (21 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA was $182,500, and the homeownership rate was 77.8%.

Most people in Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 32.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA was 2 cars per household.

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Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA is home to a population of 152k people, from which 96.6% are citizens. As of 2020, 6.65% of Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA residents were born outside of the country (10.1k people).

In 2020, there were 7.78 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (114k people) in Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 14.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 8.16k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA are Spanish (10,621 households), Hmong (2,092 households), and French (Incl. Cajun) (690 households).

Citizenship

96.6%
2020 Citizenship
96.6%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 96.6% of Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA was 96.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    114k ± 535
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    14.6k ± 445
  3. White (Hispanic)
    8.16k ± 832
9.92%
Hispanic Population
15.1k people

In 2020, there were 7.78 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (114k people) in Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 14.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 8.16k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.92% of the people in Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA are hispanic (15.1k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

6.65%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
10.1k people
6.62%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
9.73k people

As of 2020, 6.65% of Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA residents (10.1k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA was 6.62%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    10,621 households (7.5%)
  2. Hmong
    2,092 households (1.48%)
  3. French (Incl. Cajun)
    690 households (0.487%)

11.5% of the households in Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. 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.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA was Spanish. 7.5% of the households in Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,708 ± 311
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,760 ± 289
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,482 ± 285

Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.54 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA employs 69.3k people. The largest industries in Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA are Construction (5,333 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,680 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,590 people), and the highest paying industries are Glass & glass product manufacturing ($279,183), Agricultural implement manufacturing ($112,503), and Lumber & other construction materials merchant wholesalers ($107,514).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
32,179
Women
46.5%
37,073
Men
53.5%

The workforce of Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA in 2020 was 69,252 people, with 46.5% woman, and 53.5% men.

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Occupations

69.3k
2020 Value
5.49%
1 Year growth
± 5.49%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA grew at a rate of 5.49%, from 65.7k employees to 69.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,109 people), Customer service representatives (2,063 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (2,029 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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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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Employment by Industries

69.3k
2020 Value
5.49%
1 Year growth
± 5.49%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA grew at a rate of 5.49%, from 65.7k employees to 69.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA, are Construction (5,333 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,680 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,590 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA, though some of these residents may live in Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, 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

$43,327
Median earning men ± $1,386
$30,963
Median earning women ± $707

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($64,018), Information ($61,167), and Public Administration ($52,113).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($43,532), Public Administration ($41,013), and Manufacturing ($40,088).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
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.

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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 Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA awarded 21 degrees. The student population of Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA in 2019 is skewed towards women, with 1 male students and 27 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA are Black or African American (11 and 52.4%), followed by White (6 and 28.6%), Hispanic or Latino (3 and 14.3%), and Two or More Races (1 and 4.76%).

The largest universities in Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA by number of degrees awarded are New Horizons Medical Institute-Winder (21 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Northeast Georgia Regional Commission (Northwest)--Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA are Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (19 and 90.5%), Medical Administrative Assistant (2 and 9.52%), and Diagnostic Medical Sonography & Ultrasound Technician (0 and 0%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2020, 1.45% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.48% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (38.3k), Some college (25.9k), and Secondary Education (20.6k).

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The median property value in Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA was $182,500 in 2020, which is 0.794 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $169,400 to $182,500, a 7.73% increase. The homeownership rate in Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA is 77.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA have an average commute time of 32.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA is $65,710. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA was Fulton County (Northeast)Johns Creek City PUMA, GA with a value of $128,680, followed by Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA and Forsyth County PUMA, GA, with respective values of $118,030 and $112,834.

Property

$182,500
Median Property Value 2020
±$3,573
$40,086
Median Property Taxes
±$1,410

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 Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

77.8%
Homeownership
2020
68.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 77.8% of the housing units in Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 76.7%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA was Fulton County (Northeast)Johns Creek City PUMA, GA with a value of $128,680, followed by Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA and Forsyth County PUMA, GA, with respective values of $118,030 and $112,834.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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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.
$65,710
Median Household Income
± $1,933
51.5k
Number of Households
± 1,745

In 2020, the median household income of the 51.5k households in Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA grew to $65,710 from the previous year's value of $63,687.

The following chart displays the households in Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, 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

0.421
2020 Wage GINI in Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA
0.423
2019 Wage GINI in Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA

In 2020, the income inequality in Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA was 0.421 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.484% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (82.3%)
  2. Carpooled (10.1%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.43%)

In 2020, 82.3% of workers in Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.1%) and those who worked at home (5.43%).

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

32.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA have a longer commute time (32.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 4.03% of the workforce in Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, 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 Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA (15.6k out of 150k 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 Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA is White, followed by Black 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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86.8% of the population of Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA has health coverage, with 48.6% on employee plans, 14.1% on Medicaid, 10.9% on Medicare, 11.5% on non-group plans, and 1.52% 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 1508 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.31% decrease from the previous year (1528 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1921 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 691 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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1,508 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Georgia

Primary care physicians in Georgia see an average of 1,508 patients per year. This represents a 1.31% decrease from the previous year (1,528 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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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 27% under 18 years, 20.4% between 18 and 34 years, 39.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.8% were men and 51.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

13.2%
Uninsured
48.6%
Employer Coverage
14.1%
Medicaid
10.9%
Medicare
11.5%
Non-Group
1.52%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Barrow & Jackson Counties PUMA, GA grew by 0.082% from 13.2% to 13.2%.

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