DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA

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Population
124,114
0.145% 1-year growth
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
Median Age
35.9

Poverty Rate
15.3%

Median Household Income
$55,187
2.86% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$128,800
8.24% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
56,805
1.11% 1-year growth

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In 2018, DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA had a population of 124k people with a median age of 35.9 and a median household income of $55,187. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA grew from 123,934 to 124,114, a 0.145% increase and its median household income grew from $53,650 to $55,187, a 2.86% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (90.7%), White (Non-Hispanic) (4.96%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.55%), White (Hispanic) (0.845%), and Black or African American (Hispanic) (0.701%). 4.77% of the people in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA speak a non-English language, and 97.6% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Atlanta Regional Commission (Central)--DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA are Luther Rice College & Seminary (216 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA is $128,800, and the homeownership rate is 60.4%. Most people in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 33.5 minutes. The average car ownership in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Georgia (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Georgia across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Georgia went to Donald J. Trump with 50.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (45.6%), followed by Gary Johnson (3.05%). The most partisan county was Glascock County, GA with 88.8% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff 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.

Georgia is currently represented by 14 members 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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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Georgia
50.8% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Georgia
  1. 88.8% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 88.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 87.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Georgia was Glascock County, GA with 88.8% 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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Raphael Warnock
Senator from Georgia3
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Jon Ossoff
Senator from Georgia2
Assumed office on January 20, 2021

Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff are the senators currently representing Georgia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Georgia over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Georgia

Georgia is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Georgia have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA is home to a population of 124k people, from which 97.6% are citizens. As of 2018, 5.97% of DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA residents were born outside of the country (7.41k people).

In 2018, there were 18.3 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (113k people) in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.16k White (Non-Hispanic) and 1.92k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA are Spanish (2,414 speakers), Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa (1,020 speakers), and French (Incl. Cajun) (698 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    113k ± 3.01k
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    6.16k ± 1.08k
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.92k ± 507
2.26%
Hispanic Population
2.8k people

In 2018, there were 18.3 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (113k people) in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.16k White (Non-Hispanic) and 1.92k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.26% of the people in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA are hispanic (2.8k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    2,414 speakers (2.09%)
  2. Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa
    1,020 speakers (0.882%)
  3. French (Incl. Cajun)
    698 speakers (0.604%)

4.77% of DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA was Spanish. 2.09% of the overall population of DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA are native Spanish speakers. 0.882% speak Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa and 0.604% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

5.97%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
7.41k people
5.52%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
6.9k people

As of 2018, 5.97% of DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA residents (7.41k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA was 5.52%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

35
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.8
48
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 3.6

In 2018, the median age of all people in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA was 35.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 48. But people in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA residents was 35.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Jamaica
    1,888 ± 1,059 people
  2. Nigeria
    691 ± 644 people
  3. Guyana
    487 ± 541 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA was Jamaica, the natal country of 1,888 DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA residents, followed by Nigeria with 691 and Guyana with 487.

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Citizenship

97.6%
2018 Citizenship
98%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 97.6% of DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA was 98%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,537 ± 370
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,737 ± 334
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,685 ± 414

DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.46 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA is $55,187. In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA was Fulton County (Northeast)Johns Creek City PUMA, GA with a value of $126,789, followed by Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA and Fulton County (Northwest)Roswell City PUMA, GA, with respective values of $113,147 and $107,556.

Males in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA have an average income that is 1.1 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,511. The income inequality in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.417, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA employs 56.8k people. The largest industries in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA are Restaurants & Food Services (4,279 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,919 people), and Hospitals (3,759 people), and the highest paying industries are Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers ($79,039), Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping & payroll services ($77,926), and Computer Systems Design ($75,446).

Wages

Median Household Income

$55,187
2018 value
± $2,106
2.86%
1 Year Growth
± 6.18%

Households in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA have a median annual income of $55,187, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $53,650 in 2017, which represents a 2.86% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$49,023
Average Male Salary in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA
± $7,362
$44,511
Average Female Salary in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA
± $5,728

In 2017, full-time male employees in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA made 1.1 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA
  1. Two or More Races
    $46,350 ± $49,794
  2. White
    $43,274 ± $16,487
  3. Black
    $40,316 ± $4,366

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of DeKalb County (South) 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 in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

0.417
2017 Wage GINI in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA
0.426
2016 Wage GINI in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA

In 2017, the income inequality in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA was 0.417 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.98% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA was Fulton County (Northeast)Johns Creek City PUMA, GA with a value of $126,789, followed by Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA and Fulton County (Northwest)Roswell City PUMA, GA, with respective values of $113,147 and $107,556.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, 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

15.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA (18.7k out of 122k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Males < 5.

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
    17,041 ± 1,340
  2. White
    1,126 ± 344
  3. Hispanic
    588 ± 255

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, 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

56.8k
2017 Value
1.11%
1 Year growth
± 1.11%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA grew at a rate of 1.11%, from 56.2k employees to 56.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA, are Customer service representatives (2,098 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,882 people), and Cashiers (1,725 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA, by number of employees, are Customer service representatives (2,098 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,882 people), and Cashiers (1,725 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA has an unusually high number of residents working as Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents (9.6 times higher than expected), Mail clerks & mail machine operators, except postal service (5.37 times), and Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians (5.31 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA, by average salary, are Marketing & sales managers ($131,742), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($117,146), and Chief executives & legislators ($116,889).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

56.8k
2017 Value
1.11%
1 Year growth
± 1.11%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA grew at a rate of 1.11%, from 56.2k employees to 56.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA, are Restaurants & Food Services (4,279 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,919 people), and Hospitals (3,759 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA, though some of these residents may live in DeKalb County (South) 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 DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (4,279 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,919 people), and Hospitals (3,759 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA has an unusually high number of Public finance activities (4.4 times higher than expected), Natural gas distribution (3.87 times), and Couriers & messengers (3.55 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA, by average salary, are Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers ($79,039), Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping & payroll services ($77,926), and Computer Systems Design ($75,446).

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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).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Georgia products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$430B
2015 Value in Georgia
$628B
Projected 2045 Value in Georgia
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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Education

In 2017, universities in Atlanta Regional Commission (Central)--DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA awarded 216 degrees. The student population of Atlanta Regional Commission (Central)--DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA is skewed towards men, with 731 male students and 291 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Atlanta Regional Commission (Central)--DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA are White (115 and 53.5%), followed by Black or African American (89 and 41.4%), Hispanic or Latino (6 and 2.79%), and Asian (5 and 2.33%).

The largest universities in Atlanta Regional Commission (Central)--DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA by number of degrees awarded are Luther Rice College & Seminary (216 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Atlanta Regional Commission (Central)--DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA are Divinity & Ministry (74 and 34.3%), Biblical Studies (66 and 30.6%), and Other Theological & Ministerial Studies (34 and 15.7%).

The median tuition costs in Atlanta Regional Commission (Central)--DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA are $6,480 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 19 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 74 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 27 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Masters Degree recipients in Atlanta Regional Commission (Central)--DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA was Biblical Studies with 19 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Masters Degree from schools in Atlanta Regional Commission (Central)--DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
216 degrees awarded
$N/A
Median In-State Public
$6,480
Median Private

In 2017, the Atlanta Regional Commission (Central)--DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Luther Rice College & Seminary with 216 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

156
Degrees Awarded to Men
60
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 156 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Atlanta Regional Commission (Central)--DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA, which is 2.6 times more than the 60 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Atlanta Regional Commission (Central)--DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    115 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    89 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    6 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Atlanta Regional Commission (Central)--DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA were to White students. These 115 degrees mean that there were 1.29 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 89 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA was $128,800 in 2018, which is 0.561 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $119,000 to $128,800, a 8.24% increase. The homeownership rate in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA is 60.4%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA have an average commute time of 33.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$128,800
2018 Median
± $4,259
$119,000
2017 Median
± $3,417

In 2018, the median property value in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA grew to to $128,800 from the previous year's value of $119,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in DeKalb County (South) 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 DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

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$55,187
Median Household Income
± $2,106
43.6k
Number of Households
± 1,807

In 2018, the median household income of the 43.6k households in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA grew to $55,187 from the previous year's value of $53,650.

The following chart displays the households in DeKalb County (South) 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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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

60.4%
2018 Homeownership
60.4%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 60.4% of the housing units in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 60.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

33.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA have a longer commute time (33.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 4.44% of the workforce in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    77.2%
  2. Carpooled
    10.4%
  3. Worked At Home
    5.39%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA was Drove Alone (77.2%), followed by those who Carpooled (10.4%) and those who Worked At Home (5.39%).

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 DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Health

86.7% of the population of DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA has health coverage, with 45% on employee plans, 18.6% on Medicaid, 8.11% on Medicare, 12.4% on non-group plans, and 2.65% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Georgia was $6,587 in 2014. This is a 5.41% increase from the previous year ($6,249).

Primary care physicians in Georgia 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 in Georgia

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).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Georgia in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Georgia.
$6,587
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Georgia
$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

13.3%
Uninsured
45%
Employer Coverage
18.6%
Medicaid
8.11%
Medicare
12.4%
Non-Group
2.65%
Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA declined by 17.8% from 16.2% to 13.3%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in DeKalb County (South) PUMA, GA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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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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