Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA

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Population

132,153

1.36% growth

Median Age

34.7


Median Household Income

$72,349

3.44% growth

Poverty Rate

9.43%


Number of Employees

66,227

2.2% growth

Median Property Value

$192,800

5.24% growth

About

In 2017, Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA had a population of 132k people with a median age of 34.7 and a median household income of $72,349. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA grew from 130,377 to 132,153, a 1.36% increase and its median household income grew from $69,940 to $72,349, a 3.44% increase.

The population of Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA is 62.4% White Alone, 20.1% Black or African American Alone, and 9.88% Hispanic or Latino. 17.6% of the people in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA speak a non-English language, and 94.1% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA are Kennesaw State University (5,923 degrees awarded in 2016), Empire Beauty School-Kennesaw (72 degrees), and Cobb Beauty College Inc (27 degrees).

The median property value in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA is $192,800, and the homeownership rate is 69.1%. Most people in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 29.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA employs 66.2k people. The largest industries in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA are Restaurants & Food Services (5,626 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,288 people), and Construction (3,515 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($145,404), Nondepository credit & related activities ($140,389), and Wholesale electronic markets & agents & brokers ($134,621).

Median household income in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA is $72,349. Males in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA have an average income that is 1.46 times higher than the average income of females, which is $51,055. The income inequality in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.481, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$72,349

2017 value

± $2,441

3.44%

1 Year Growth

± 4.73%

Households in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA have a median annual income of $72,349, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $69,940 in 2016, which represents a 3.44% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$74,634

Average Male Salary

± $11,106

$51,055

Average Female Salary

± $5,627

In 2017, full-time male employees in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA made 1.46 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Two or More Races

    $61,612 ± $43,282

  2. White

    $57,407 ± $7,517

  3. Asian

    $56,406 ± $31,106

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA workers was Two or More Races. These workers were paid 1.07 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.481

2017 Wage GINI

0.473

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA was 0.481 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.74% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA was Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA with a value of $115,733, followed by Fulton County (Northeast)Johns Creek City PUMA, GA and Forsyth County PUMA, GA, with respective values of $112,433 and $102,084.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

9.43% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA (12.1k out of 129k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

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. White

    7,563 ± 834

  2. Black

    3,056 ± 651

  3. Hispanic

    1,936 ± 433

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

66.2k

2017 Value

2.2%

1 Year growth

± 2.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA grew at a rate of 2.2%, from 64.8k employees to 66.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA, are Miscellaneous managers (2,534 people), Retail salespersons (2,312 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (2,157 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA, by number of employees, are Miscellaneous managers (2,534 people), Retail salespersons (2,312 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (2,157 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA has an unusually high number of residents working as Religious workers, all other (4.29 times higher than expected), Directors, religious activities & education (3.99 times), and Firstline supervisors of landscaping, lawn service, & groundskeeping workers (3.66 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($290,644), Aircraft pilots & flight engineers ($221,750), and Chief executives & legislators ($151,585).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

66.2k

2017 Value

2.2%

1 Year growth

± 2.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA grew at a rate of 2.2%, from 64.8k employees to 66.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA, are Restaurants & Food Services (5,626 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,288 people), and Construction (3,515 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA, though some of these residents may live in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, 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 Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (5,626 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,288 people), and Construction (3,515 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA has an unusually high number of Other transportation equipment manufacturing (11.1 times higher than expected), Carpet & rug mills (9.2 times), and Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing (2.93 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA, by average salary, are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($145,404), Nondepository credit & related activities ($140,389), and Wholesale electronic markets & agents & brokers ($134,621).

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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).

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$430B

2015 Value

$628B

Projected 2045 Value

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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Health

86.9% of the population of Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA has health coverage, with 58.4% on employee plans, 7.07% on Medicaid, 7.29% on Medicare, 12.7% on non-group plans, and 1.47% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA was $6,587 in 2014. This is a 5.41% increase from the previous year ($6,249).

Primary care physicians in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA 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

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).

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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%).

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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

13.1%

Uninsured

58.4%

Employer Coverage

7.07%

Medicaid

7.29%

Medicare

12.7%

Non-Group

1.47%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 13.1%.

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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

Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA is home to a population of 132k people, from which 94.1% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA is composed of 82.5k White Alone residents (62.4%), 26.6k Black or African American Alone residents (20.1%), 13.1k Hispanic or Latino residents (9.88%), 5.71k Asian Alone residents (4.32%), 3.47k Two or More Races residents (2.62%), 518 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.392%), 276 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.209%), and 19 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0144%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA are Spanish (11,313 speakers), Swahili or Other Languages of Central, Eastern, & Southern Africa (1,116 speakers), and Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa (973 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

32

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.7

43

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA was 34.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 32, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA residents was 35.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

13.6%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

17.7k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA residents (N/A people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA was 13.6%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    3,358 ± 1,405 people

  2. Kenya

    1,141 ± 826 people

  3. India

    1,136 ± 824 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA was Mexico, the natal country of 3,358 Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA residents, followed by Kenya with 1,141 and India with 1,136.

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Citizenship

94.1%

2017 Citizenship

93.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 94.1% of Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA was 93.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    82.5k ± 1.82k

  2. Black or African American Alone

    26.6k ± 1.57k

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    13.1k ± 1.58k

In 2017, there were 3.1 times more White Alone residents (82.5k people) in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 26.6k Black or African American Alone and 13.1k 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 Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    11,313 speakers (9.11%)

  2. Swahili or Other Languages of Central, Eastern, & Southern Africa

    1,116 speakers (0.898%)

  3. Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa

    973 speakers (0.783%)

17.6% of Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.8%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA was Spanish. 9.11% of the overall population of Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA are native Spanish speakers. 0.898% speak Swahili or Other Languages of Central, Eastern, & Southern Africa and 0.783% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    2,308 ± 362

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,869 ± 369

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,345 ± 309

Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.23 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA awarded 6,022 degrees. The student population of Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA is skewed towards men, with 17,854 male students and 17,369 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA are White (3,635 and 62.8%), followed by Black or African American (1,129 and 19.5%), Hispanic or Latino (420 and 7.25%), and Asian (223 and 3.85%).

The largest universities in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA by number of degrees awarded are Kennesaw State University (5,923 and 98.4%), Empire Beauty School-Kennesaw (72 and 1.2%), and Cobb Beauty College Inc (27 and 0.448%).

The most popular majors in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA are General Business Administration & Management (393 and 6.53%), Speech Communication & Rhetoric (350 and 5.81%), and Accounting (326 and 5.41%).

The median tuition costs in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $4,256 and $15,021 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 350 degrees awarded

  2. 251 degrees awarded

  3. 230 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA was Speech Communication & Rhetoric with 350 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 5,923 degrees awarded

  2. 72 degrees awarded

  3. 27 degrees awarded

$4,256

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Kennesaw State University with 5,923 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

2,723

Degrees Awarded to Men

3,299

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 2,723 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA, which is 0.825 times less than the 3,299 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    3,635 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    1,129 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    420 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA were to White students. These 3,635 degrees mean that there were 3.22 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 1,129 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA was $192,800 in 2017, which is 0.886 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $183,200 to $192,800, a 5.24% increase. The homeownership rate in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA is 69.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA have an average commute time of 29.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$72,349

Median Household Income

± $2,441

46.7k

Number of Households

± 1,680

In 2017, the median household income of the 46.7k households in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA grew to $72,349 from the previous year's value of $69,940.

The following chart displays the households in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities 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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Housing

Property Value

$192,800

2017 Median

± $3,952

$183,200

2016 Median

± $4,205

In 2017, the median property value in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA grew to to $192,800 from the previous year's value of $183,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, 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 Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

69.1%

2017 Homeownership

68.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 69.1% of the housing units in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 68.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

29.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA have a longer commute time (29.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.46% of the workforce in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    81.1%

  2. Carpooled

    8.09%

  3. Worked At Home

    6.91%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Cobb County (Northwest)Kennesaw & Acworth Cities PUMA, GA was Drove Alone (81.1%), followed by those who Carpooled (8.09%) and those who Worked At Home (6.91%).

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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