Congressional District 12, GA

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2019 Population
732,810
1.31% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
US Representative
Rick W. Allen
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
36
1.12% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
20.2%
4.47% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$50,217
10.2% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$139,800
8.2% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Congressional District 12, GA had a population of 733k people with a median age of 36 and a median household income of $50,217. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Congressional District 12, GA grew from 723,334 to 732,810, a 1.31% increase and its median household income grew from $45,570 to $50,217, a 10.2% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 12, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (54.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (34%), White (Hispanic) (3.84%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.02%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.76%). 0% of the households in Congressional District 12, GA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

97.6% of the residents in Congressional District 12, GA are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Congressional District 12, GA was $139,800, and the homeownership rate was 62.8%. Most people in Congressional District 12, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Congressional District 12, GA was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Congressional District 12, GA is home to a population of 733k people, from which 97.6% are citizens. As of 2019, 4.41% of Congressional District 12, GA residents were born outside of the country (32.3k people).

In 2019, there were 1.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (398k people) in Congressional District 12, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 249k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 28.1k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 12, GA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    398k ± 5.61k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    249k ± 5.11k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    28.1k ± 3.65k
6.51%
Hispanic Population
47.7k people

In 2019, there were 1.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (398k people) in Congressional District 12, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 249k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 28.1k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.51% of the people in Congressional District 12, GA are hispanic (47.7k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Congressional District 12, GA as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

4.41%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
32.3k people
4.37%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
31.6k people

As of 2019, 4.41% of Congressional District 12, GA residents (32.3k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Congressional District 12, GA was 4.37%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

35
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.5
45
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 3.3

In 2019, the median age of all people in Congressional District 12, GA was 36. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 45. But people in Congressional District 12, GA are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Congressional District 12, GA residents was 36.

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Citizenship

97.6%
2019 Citizenship
97.8%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 97.6% of Congressional District 12, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Congressional District 12, GA was 97.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    18,686 ± 3,568
  2. Vietnam
    14,435 ± 1,781
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    8,734 ± 1,464

Congressional District 12, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.29 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Congressional District 12, GA is $50,217. In 2019, the tract with the highest median household income in Congressional District 12, GA was Census Tract 115.04 with a value of $236,149, followed by Census Tract 97 and Census Tract 101.07, with respective values of $208,750 and $203,636.

The economy of Congressional District 12, GA employs 313k people. The largest industries in Congressional District 12, GA are Health Care & Social Assistance (45,487 people), Manufacturing (37,499 people), and Retail Trade (35,281 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($72,359), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($50,558), and Public Administration ($45,561).

Wages

Median Household Income

$50,217
2019 value
± $1,524
10.2%
1 Year Growth
± 4.62%

Households in Congressional District 12, GA have a median annual income of $50,217, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $45,570 in 2018, which represents a 10.2% annual growth.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

20.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Congressional District 12, GA (139k out of 688k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 18 - 24.

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
    66,434 ± 2,151
  2. White
    61,590 ± 1,930
  3. Hispanic
    12,273 ± 939

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Congressional District 12, 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

313k
2019 Value
± 12,065
3.63%
1 Year growth
± 5.09%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Congressional District 12, GA grew at a rate of 3.63%, from 302k employees to 313k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Congressional District 12, GA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (35,896 people), Sales & Related Occupations (29,217 people), and Management Occupations (25,170 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Congressional District 12, GA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Congressional District 12, GA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (35,896 people), Sales & Related Occupations (29,217 people), and Management Occupations (25,170 people).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Congressional District 12, GA, by median earnings, are Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($75,697), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($67,353), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($66,036).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

313k
2019 Value
± 12,065
3.63%
1 Year growth
± 5.09%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Congressional District 12, GA grew at a rate of 3.63%, from 302k employees to 313k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Congressional District 12, GA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (45,487 people), Manufacturing (37,499 people), and Retail Trade (35,281 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Congressional District 12, GA, though some of these residents may live in Congressional District 12, 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 Congressional District 12, GA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (45,487 people), Manufacturing (37,499 people), and Retail Trade (35,281 people).

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Congressional District 12, GA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($72,359), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($50,558), and Public Administration ($45,561).

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Civics

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.

Congressional District 12, GA is currently represented by Rick W. Allen 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 Johnny Isakson's resignation.

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 Congressional District 12, GA

Rick W. Allen
District 12 Representative
Republican Party

Congressional District 12, GA is currently represented by Rick W. Allen (Republican Party).

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the member for Congressional District 12, GA have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Congressional District 12, GA was $139,800 in 2019, which is 0.581 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $129,200 to $139,800, a 8.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Congressional District 12, GA is 62.8%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Congressional District 12, GA have an average commute time of 24.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Congressional District 12, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$139,800
2019 Median
± $5,646
$129,200
2018 Median
± $5,826

In 2019, the median property value in Congressional District 12, GA grew to to $139,800 from the previous year's value of $129,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Congressional District 12, 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 Congressional District 12, GA the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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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.
$50,217
Median Household Income
± $1,524
248k
Number of Households
± 9,042

In 2019, the median household income of the 248k households in Congressional District 12, GA grew to $50,217 from the previous year's value of $45,570.

The following chart displays the households in Congressional District 12, 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 Congressional District 12, GA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Congressional District 12, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

62.8%
2019 Homeownership
62.3%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 62.8% of the housing units in Congressional District 12, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 62.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Congressional District 12, GA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

24.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Congressional District 12, GA have a shorter commute time (24.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26 minutes). Additionally, 3.1% of the workforce in Congressional District 12, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (81.3%)
  2. Carpooled (8.92%)
  3. Other (4.01%)

In 2019, 81.3% of workers in Congressional District 12, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.92%) and those who used some unspecified means to get work (4.01%).

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 Congressional District 12, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Congressional District 12, GA have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

Health Care Coverage

13.3%
Uninsured
41.7%
Employer Coverage
17.8%
Medicaid
10.6%
Medicare
12.6%
Non-Group
3.96%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Congressional District 12, GA grew by 3.37% from 12.8% to 13.3%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Congressional District 12, GA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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