Congressional District 5, GA

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2019 Population
788,996
0.51% 1-year decline
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
US Representative
Nikema Williams
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
34
3.34% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
20.1%
4.32% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$60,247
5.2% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$257,900
13.2% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Congressional District 5, GA had a population of 789k people with a median age of 34 and a median household income of $60,247. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Congressional District 5, GA declined from 793,039 to 788,996, a −0.51% decrease and its median household income grew from $57,270 to $60,247, a 5.2% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 5, GA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (54.7%), White (Non-Hispanic) (30.6%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.18%), White (Hispanic) (4.24%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.02%). 0% of the households in Congressional District 5, GA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 95.1% of the residents in Congressional District 5, GA are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Congressional District 5, GA was $257,900, and the homeownership rate was 46.7%. Most people in Congressional District 5, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Congressional District 5, GA was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Congressional District 5, GA is home to a population of 789k people, from which 95.1% are citizens. As of 2019, 19.2% of Congressional District 5, GA residents were born outside of the country (152k people).

In 2019, there were 1.79 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (432k people) in Congressional District 5, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 241k White (Non-Hispanic) and 40.9k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 5, GA
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    432k ± 15.2k
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    241k ± 10.1k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    40.9k ± 4.33k
6.79%
Hispanic Population
53.6k people

In 2019, there were 1.79 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (432k people) in Congressional District 5, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 241k White (Non-Hispanic) and 40.9k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.79% of the people in Congressional District 5, GA are hispanic (53.6k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Congressional District 5, GA as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

19.2%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
152k people
8.27%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
65.6k people

As of 2019, 19.2% of Congressional District 5, GA residents (152k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Congressional District 5, GA was 8.27%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

33
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.6
39
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 2.6

In 2019, the median age of all people in Congressional District 5, GA was 34. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 33, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 39. But people in Congressional District 5, GA are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Congressional District 5, GA residents was 33.

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Citizenship

95.1%
2019 Citizenship
94.9%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 95.1% of Congressional District 5, 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 5, GA was 94.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    9,650 ± 2,406
  2. Vietnam
    8,277 ± 1,409
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    6,442 ± 1,905

Congressional District 5, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.17 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Congressional District 5, GA is $60,247. In 2019, the congressional district with the highest Median Household Income in Congressional District 5, GA was Congressional District 6, GA with a value of $100,110, followed by Congressional District 7, GA and Congressional District 11, GA, with respective values of $80,926 and $76,640.

The economy of Congressional District 5, GA employs 399k people. The largest industries in Congressional District 5, GA are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (60,921 people), Educational Services (43,335 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (38,739 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($81,609), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($72,930), and Information ($72,714).

Wages

Median Household Income

$60,247
2019 value
± $2,270
5.2%
1 Year Growth
± 5.02%

Households in Congressional District 5, GA have a median annual income of $60,247, 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 $57,270 in 2018, which represents a 5.2% annual growth.

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Income by Location

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In 2019, the congressional district with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Congressional District 5, GA was Congressional District 6, GA with a value of $100,110, followed by Congressional District 7, GA and Congressional District 11, GA, with respective values of $80,926 and $76,640.

The following map shows all of the congressional districts in Congressional District 5, GA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

20.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Congressional District 5, GA (147k out of 732k 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
    109,209 ± 2,935
  2. White
    24,670 ± 1,313
  3. Hispanic
    9,712 ± 851

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Congressional District 5, 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

399k
2019 Value
± 13,186
−1.37%
1 Year decline
± 4.54%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Congressional District 5, GA declined at a rate of −1.37%, from 404k employees to 399k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Congressional District 5, GA, are Management Occupations (55,437 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (37,001 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (35,541 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Congressional District 5, GA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Congressional District 5, GA, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (55,437 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (37,001 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (35,541 people).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Congressional District 5, GA, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($81,563), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($80,854), and Management Occupations ($76,096).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

399k
2019 Value
± 13,186
−1.37%
1 Year decline
± 4.54%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Congressional District 5, GA declined at a rate of −1.37%, from 404k employees to 399k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Congressional District 5, GA, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (60,921 people), Educational Services (43,335 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (38,739 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Congressional District 5, GA, though some of these residents may live in Congressional District 5, 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 5, GA, by number of employees, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (60,921 people), Educational Services (43,335 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (38,739 people).

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Congressional District 5, GA, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($81,609), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($72,930), and Information ($72,714).

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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 5, GA is currently represented by Nikema Williams 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 5, GA

Nikema Williams
District 5 Representative
Democratic Party

Congressional District 5, GA is currently represented by Nikema Williams (Democratic 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 5, GA have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Congressional District 5, GA was $257,900 in 2019, which is 1.07 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $227,900 to $257,900, a 13.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Congressional District 5, GA is 46.7%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Congressional District 5, GA have an average commute time of 26.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Congressional District 5, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$257,900
2019 Median
± $16,250
$227,900
2018 Median
± $8,666

In 2019, the median property value in Congressional District 5, GA grew to to $257,900 from the previous year's value of $227,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Congressional District 5, 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 5, GA the largest share of households have a property value in the $500k - $750k 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.
$60,247
Median Household Income
± $2,270
329k
Number of Households
± 11,232

In 2019, the median household income of the 329k households in Congressional District 5, GA grew to $60,247 from the previous year's value of $57,270.

The following chart displays the households in Congressional District 5, 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 $200k+ range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Congressional District 5, GA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Congressional District 5, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

46.7%
2019 Homeownership
45.3%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 46.7% of the housing units in Congressional District 5, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 45.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Congressional District 5, GA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

26.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Congressional District 5, GA have a longer commute time (26.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26 minutes). Additionally, 3.09% of the workforce in Congressional District 5, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (67.8%)
  2. Public Transit (9.09%)
  3. Worked At Home (8.47%)

In 2019, 67.8% of workers in Congressional District 5, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who used public transit to get to work (9.09%) and those who worked at home (8.47%).

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 5, 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 5, GA have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Health

Health Care Coverage

11.6%
Uninsured
50.4%
Employer Coverage
17.6%
Medicaid
8.62%
Medicare
10.4%
Non-Group
1.38%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Congressional District 5, GA declined by 10.7% from 13% to 11.6%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Congressional District 5, GA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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