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Cobb County, GA&

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0.92% growth
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1% growth
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2.13% growth
Median Property Value
4.37% growth


The economy of Cobb County, GA employs 392,106 people. The economy of Cobb County, GA is specialized in Professional, Scientific, Tech Services; Information; and Management of Companies & Enterprises, which employ respectively 1.45; 1.42; and 1.39 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Cobb County, GA are Retail trade (45,478), Professional, Scientific, Tech Services (43,134), and Healthcare & Social Assistance (37,415), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($76,989), Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($64,265), and Finance & Insurance ($57,984).

Median household income in Cobb County, GA is $70,947. Males in Cobb County, GA have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,215. The income inequality of Cobb County, GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.484 which is lower than the national average.


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Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Cobb County, GA. In Cobb County, GA the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 69 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $9,305. Richmond County, GA has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Georgia.


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Cobb County, GA is home to a population of 748,150 people, from which 90.7% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Cobb County, GA is composed of 392,247 White residents (52.4%), 196,172 Black residents (26.2%), 96,263 Hispanic residents (12.9%), 39,172 Asian residents (5.24%), and 19,274 Two+ residents (2.58%). The most common foreign languages in Cobb County, GA are Spanish (80,617 speakers), African Languages (8,975 speakers), and French (5,078 speakers), but compared to other places, Cobb County, GA has a relative high number of African Languages (8,975 speakers), Gujarati (2,454 speakers), and Portuguese (4,226 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Cobb County, GA awarded 10,231 degrees. The student population of Cobb County, GA is skewed towards females, with 4,528 male students and 5,703 female students. Most students in Cobb County, GA are White (5,860 and 57.3%), followed by Black or African American (2,556 and 25%), Hispanic or Latino (705 and 6.89%), and Asian (317 and 3.1%). The largest universities in Cobb County, GA by number of graduates are Kennesaw State University (5,603 and 54.8%), Chattahoochee Technical College (2,518 and 24.6%), and Life University (486 and 4.75%). The most popular majors in Cobb County, GA are General Business Administration & Management (361 and 3.53%), Speech Communication & Rhetoric (320 and 3.13%), and General Psychology (276 and 2.7%). The median tuition costs in Cobb County, GA are $10,170 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.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Cobb County, GA is $234,100, which is 1.14 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $224,300 to $234,100, a 4.37% increase. The homeownership rate of Cobb County, GA is 63.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.1%. People in Cobb County, GA have an average commute time of 29.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Cobb County, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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