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3.26% growth
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Median Household Income
8.24% decline
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Number of Employees
2.5% decline
Median Property Value
5.04% decline

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The economy of Demorest, GA employs 859 people. The economy of Demorest, GA is specialized in Educational Services; Arts, Entertainment, Recreation; and Utilities, which employ respectively 3.1; 1.58; and 1.57 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Demorest, GA are Educational Services (248), Healthcare & Social Assistance (97), and Accommodation & Food Service (93), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($51,667), Finance & Insurance ($32,250), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting ($25,714).

Median household income in Demorest, GA is $44,732. Males in Demorest, GA have an average income that is 1.12 times higher than the average income of females, which is $37,344. The income inequality of Demorest, GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.45 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 Demorest, GA. In Habersham 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 55 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $9,101. Richmond County, GA has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Georgia.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Demorest, GA is from the county of Habersham County, GA.

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Demorest, GA is home to a population of 1,902 people, from which 98.4% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Demorest, GA is composed of 1,654 White residents (87%), 151 Hispanic residents (7.94%), 69 Black residents (3.63%), 20 Two+ residents (1.05%), and 8 Native residents (0.42%). The most common foreign languages in Demorest, GA are Spanish (95 speakers), Thai (37 speakers), and African Languages (7 speakers), but compared to other places, Demorest, GA has a relative high number of Thai (37 speakers), Polish (4 speakers), and African Languages (7 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Demorest, GA awarded 880 degrees. The student population of Demorest, GA is skewed towards females, with 224 male students and 656 female students. Most students in Demorest, GA are White (704 and 80%), followed by Black or African American (99 and 11.3%), Unknown (31 and 3.52%), and Two or more races (17 and 1.93%). The largest universities in Demorest, GA by number of graduates are Piedmont College (880 and 100%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Demorest, GA are Elementary Education & Teaching (140 and 15.9%), Secondary Education & Teaching (70 and 7.95%), and Middle School Education & Teaching (49 and 5.57%). The median tuition costs in Demorest, GA are N/A for private four year colleges, and $23,112 and $23,112 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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The median property value in Demorest, GA is $114,900, which is 0.56 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value decreased from $121,000 to $114,900, a 5.04% increase. The homeownership rate of Demorest, GA is 57.8%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Demorest, GA have an average commute time of 16.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Demorest, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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