Congressional District 6, GA

Congressional District

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2020 Population
759,318
1.12% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
US Representative
Lucy McBath
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
38.6
0.783% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
7.1%
3.63% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$99,516
4.35% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$393,900
3.99% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Congressional District 6, GA had a population of 759k people with a median age of 38.6 and a median household income of $99,516. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Congressional District 6, GA grew from 750,871 to 759,318, a 1.12% increase and its median household income grew from $95,365 to $99,516, a 4.35% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 6, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (58.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (13.4%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (11.8%), White (Hispanic) (7.34%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.02%).

26.2% of the households in Congressional District 6, 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.

88.5% of the residents in Congressional District 6, GA are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Congressional District 6, GA was $393,900, and the homeownership rate was 65.3%. Most people in Congressional District 6, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Congressional District 6, GA was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Congressional District 6, GA is home to a population of 759k people, from which 88.5% are citizens. As of 2020, 21.5% of Congressional District 6, GA residents were born outside of the country (163k people).

In 2020, there were 4.38 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (446k people) in Congressional District 6, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 102k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 89.6k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Congressional District 6, GA are Spanish (72,101 households), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (14,757 households), and Hindi (9,690 households).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 6, GA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    446k ± 5.49k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    102k ± 4.51k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    89.6k ± 2.4k
12.3%
Hispanic Population
93.2k people

In 2020, there were 4.38 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (446k people) in Congressional District 6, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 102k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 89.6k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

12.3% of the people in Congressional District 6, GA are hispanic (93.2k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Congressional District 6, GA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    72,101 households (10.1%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    14,757 households (2.07%)
  3. Hindi
    9,690 households (1.36%)

26.2% of the households in Congressional District 6, GA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. 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.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Congressional District 6, GA was Spanish. 10.1% of the households in Congressional District 6, GA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

21.5%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
163k people
21.6%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
162k people

As of 2020, 21.5% of Congressional District 6, GA residents (163k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Congressional District 6, GA was 21.6%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

37
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.4
43
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 0.4

In 2020, the median age of all people in Congressional District 6, GA was 38.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 37, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in Congressional District 6, GA are getting getting older. In 2019, the average age of all Congressional District 6, GA residents was 38.

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Citizenship

88.5%
2020 Citizenship
87.6%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 88.5% of Congressional District 6, GA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Congressional District 6, GA was 87.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    9,686 ± 772
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    6,230 ± 842
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    5,869 ± 793

Congressional District 6, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.55 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Congressional District 6, GA is $99,516. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Congressional District 6, GA was Congressional District 6, GA with a value of $99,516, followed by Congressional District 7, GA and Congressional District 11, GA, with respective values of $80,096 and $78,832.

The economy of Congressional District 6, GA employs 404k people. The largest industries in Congressional District 6, GA are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (72,319 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (39,203 people), and Retail Trade (38,362 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($138,359), Utilities ($102,047), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($100,945).

Wages

Median Household Income

$99,516
2020 value
± $1,852
4.35%
1 Year Growth
± 2.23%

Households in Congressional District 6, GA have a median annual income of $99,516, which is more than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $95,365 in 2019, which represents a 4.35% annual growth.

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

7.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Congressional District 6, GA (53.6k out of 755k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 6 - 11.

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
    26,192 ± 1,541
  2. Hispanic
    17,305 ± 1,265
  3. Black
    11,539 ± 1,562

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Congressional District 6, GA is White, followed by Hispanic 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

404k
2020 Value
± 5,973
0.564%
1 Year growth
± 1.91%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Congressional District 6, GA grew at a rate of 0.564%, from 402k employees to 404k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Congressional District 6, GA, are Management Occupations (72,493 people), Sales & Related Occupations (49,246 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (44,311 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Congressional District 6, GA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Congressional District 6, GA, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (72,493 people), Sales & Related Occupations (49,246 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (44,311 people).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Congressional District 6, GA, by median earnings, are Management Occupations ($106,381), Legal Occupations ($103,432), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($97,191).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

404k
2020 Value
± 5,973
0.564%
1 Year growth
± 1.91%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Congressional District 6, GA grew at a rate of 0.564%, from 402k employees to 404k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Congressional District 6, GA, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (72,319 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (39,203 people), and Retail Trade (38,362 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Congressional District 6, GA, though some of these residents may live in Congressional District 6, 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 6, GA, by number of employees, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (72,319 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (39,203 people), and Retail Trade (38,362 people).

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Congressional District 6, GA, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($138,359), Utilities ($102,047), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($100,945).

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Georgia went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 49.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (49.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.24%). The most partisan county was Brantley County, GA with 90.3% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

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 6, GA is currently represented by Lucy McBath in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Joseph R Biden Jr.
Popular Vote for Georgia
49.5% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Georgia
  1. 90.3% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 89.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 88.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Georgia was Brantley County, GA with 90.3% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Georgia colored by their party leaning.

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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 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 Congressional District 6, GA

Lucy McBath
District 6 Representative
Democratic Party

Congressional District 6, GA is currently represented by Lucy McBath (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 6, GA have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Congressional District 6, GA was $393,900 in 2020, which is 1.71 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $378,800 to $393,900, a 3.99% increase. The homeownership rate in Congressional District 6, GA is 65.3%, which is higher than the national average of 64.4%. People in Congressional District 6, GA have an average commute time of 29.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Congressional District 6, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$393,900
2020 Median
± $4,617
$378,800
2019 Median
± $2,802

In 2020, the median property value in Congressional District 6, GA grew to to $393,900 from the previous year's value of $378,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Congressional District 6, 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 6, GA the largest share of households have a property value in the $500k - $750k range.

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Household Income

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$99,516
Median Household Income
± $1,852
292k
Number of Households
± 4,793

In 2020, the median household income of the 292k households in Congressional District 6, GA grew to $99,516 from the previous year's value of $95,365.

The following chart displays the households in Congressional District 6, 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 6, GA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Congressional District 6, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

65.3%
2020 Homeownership
64.6%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 65.3% of the housing units in Congressional District 6, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 64.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Congressional District 6, GA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

29.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Congressional District 6, GA have a longer commute time (29.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.92% of the workforce in Congressional District 6, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (71.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (14.8%)
  3. Carpooled (7.84%)

In 2020, 71.4% of workers in Congressional District 6, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (14.8%) and those who carpooled to work (7.84%).

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 6, 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 6, GA have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

Health Care Coverage

9.48%
Uninsured
61.1%
Employer Coverage
6.02%
Medicaid
9.76%
Medicare
12.8%
Non-Group
0.85%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Congressional District 6, GA declined by 4.45% from 9.92% to 9.48%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Congressional District 6, GA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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