Catoosa County, GA

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2021 Population
67,579
0.592% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2021 Median Age
40.6
0.49% 1-year decrease
2021 Poverty Rate
8.7%
3.03% 1-year decrease
2021 Median Household Income
$62,669
6.34% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$162,500
7.4% 1-year growth

About

In 2021, Catoosa County, GA had a population of 67.6k people with a median age of 40.6 and a median household income of $62,669. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Catoosa County, GA grew from 67,181 to 67,579, a 0.592% increase and its median household income grew from $58,932 to $62,669, a 6.34% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Catoosa County, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (90%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.54%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.09%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.62%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.29%).

None of the households in Catoosa County, 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.

99% of the residents in Catoosa County, GA are U.S. citizens.

In 2021, the median property value in Catoosa County, GA was $162,500, and the homeownership rate was 73.6%.

Most people in Catoosa County, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Catoosa County, GA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Catoosa County, GA is home to a population of 67.6k people, from which 99% are citizens. As of 2021, 2.56% of Catoosa County, GA residents were born outside of the country (1.73k people).

In 2021, there were 35.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (60.8k people) in Catoosa County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.72k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 1.42k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99%
2021 Citizenship
98.7%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 99% of Catoosa County, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Catoosa County, GA was 98.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Catoosa County, GA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    60.8k ± 176
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.72k ± 312
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.42k ± 229
3.2%
Hispanic Population
2.16k people

In 2021, there were 35.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (60.8k people) in Catoosa County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.72k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 1.42k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.2% of the people in Catoosa County, GA are hispanic (2.16k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

2.56%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.73k people
2.57%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
1.73k people

As of 2021, 2.56% of Catoosa County, GA residents (1.73k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Catoosa County, GA was 2.57%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,592 ± 297
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    762 ± 283
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    541 ± 196

Catoosa County, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.09 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Catoosa County, GA employs 32.3k people. The largest industries in Catoosa County, GA are Manufacturing (4,920 people), Retail Trade (4,729 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (3,624 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($74,976), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($62,857), and Manufacturing ($53,585).

Occupations

32.3k
2021 Value
± 1,634
1.1%
1 Year growth
± 7.08%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Catoosa County, GA grew at a rate of 1.1%, from 32k employees to 32.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Catoosa County, GA, are Sales & Related Occupations (4,047 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,015 people), and Management Occupations (2,518 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Catoosa County, GA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

32.3k
2021 Value
± 1,634
1.1%
1 Year growth
± 7.08%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Catoosa County, GA grew at a rate of 1.1%, from 32k employees to 32.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Catoosa County, GA, are Manufacturing (4,920 people), Retail Trade (4,729 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (3,624 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Catoosa County, GA, though some of these residents may live in Catoosa County, 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

$42,840
Median earning men ± $4,175
$32,578
Median earning women ± $1,995

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($77,273), Information ($68,266), and Manufacturing ($58,984).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($44,099), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($43,942), and Manufacturing ($39,451).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in Georgia. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

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

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 369
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 248
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 237
    Retail Trade

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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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. $73.4B
  2. $67.6B
  3. $50.5B

In 2020, the top outbound Georgia product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $73.4B, followed by Mixed freight ($67.6B) and Machinery ($50.5B).

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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$625B
2020 Value in Georgia
$1.3T
Projected 2050 Value in Georgia
109% growth

In 2020, total outbound Georgia trade was $625B. This is expected to increase 109% 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. $59.2B
  2. $36.9B
  3. $32.9B

In 2020, the top outbound Georgia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Florida with $59.2B, followed by Tennessee with $36.9B and North Carolina and $32.9B.

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

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Catoosa County, GA went to Donald J. Trump with 77.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (21.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.52%).

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.

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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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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2021, 1.01% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.946% 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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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2021 were High School or Equivalent (2.29M), Some college (1.78M), and Bachelors Degree (1.52M).

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 Catoosa County, GA was $162,500 in 2021, which is 0.664 times smaller than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $151,300 to $162,500, a 7.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Catoosa County, GA is 73.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Catoosa County, GA have an average commute time of 23.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Catoosa County, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Catoosa County, GA is $62,669. In 2021, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Catoosa County, GA was Census Tract 303.03 with a value of $93,658, followed by Census Tract 303.04 and Census Tract 302.02, with respective values of $74,571 and $70,833.

Property

$162,500
Median Property Value 2021
±$5,655
$18,738
Median Property Taxes
±$1,108

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 Catoosa County, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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

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Rent vs Own

73.6%
Homeownership
2021
67%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 73.6% of the housing units in Catoosa County, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 74.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 303.03
  2. Census Tract 303.04
  3. Census Tract 302.02

In 2021, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Catoosa County, GA was Census Tract 303.03 with a value of $93,658, followed by Census Tract 303.04 and Census Tract 302.02, with respective values of $74,571 and $70,833.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Catoosa County, 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.
$62,669
Median Household Income
± $3,795
25.5k
Number of Households
± 1,364

In 2021, the median household income of the 25.5k households in Catoosa County, GA grew to $62,669 from the previous year's value of $58,932.

The following chart displays the households in Catoosa 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Catoosa County, GA is from Georgia.
0.475
2021 Wage GINI in Georgia
0.476
2020 Wage GINI in Georgia

In 2021, the income inequality in Georgia was 0.475 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.141% decline from 2020 to 2021, 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 2021
  1. Drove Alone (84.4%)
  2. Carpooled (9.31%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.26%)

In 2021, 84.4% of workers in Catoosa County, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.31%) and those who worked at home (5.26%).

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

23.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Catoosa County, GA have a shorter commute time (23.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 1.08% of the workforce in Catoosa County, 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 Catoosa County, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Catoosa County, GA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

8.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Catoosa County, GA (5.82k out of 66.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Catoosa County, GA is White, followed by Asian 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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88.7% of the population of Catoosa County, GA has health coverage, with 50.6% on employee plans, 11.7% on Medicaid, 14.6% on Medicare, 10.8% on non-group plans, and 0.929% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Catoosa County, GA see 2112 patients per year on average, which represents a 6.51% increase from the previous year (1983 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4533 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 819 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47% were men and 53% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,112 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Catoosa County, GA

Primary care physicians in Catoosa County, GA see an average of 2,112 patients per year. This represents a 6.51% increase from the previous year (1,983 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.2% under 18 years, 18.8% between 18 and 34 years, 39.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47% were men and 53% were women.

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

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Uninsured People

11.3%
Uninsured
50.6%
Employer Coverage
11.7%
Medicaid
14.6%
Medicare
10.8%
Non-Group
0.929%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Catoosa County, GA grew by 5.63% from 10.7% to 11.3%.

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

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 39.2 in Catoosa County, GA.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 34.7% in Catoosa County, GA.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 12.7% in Catoosa County, GA.

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