Demorest, GA

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Population

2,130

12% growth

Median Age

31


Median Household Income

$45,132

0.894% growth

Poverty Rate

15.4%


Number of Employees

907

5.59% growth

Median Property Value

$108,600

5.48% decline

About

In 2017, Demorest, GA had a population of 2.13k people with a median age of 31 and a median household income of $45,132. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Demorest, GA grew from 1,902 to 2,130, a 12% increase and its median household income grew from $44,732 to $45,132, a 0.894% increase.

The population of Demorest, GA is 83.3% White Alone, 12.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 3.62% Black or African American Alone. 8.16% of the people in Demorest, GA speak a non-English language, and 94.3% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Demorest, GA are Piedmont College (826 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Demorest, GA is $108,600, and the homeownership rate is 53.5%. Most people in Demorest, GA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Demorest, GA is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Demorest, GA employs 907 people. The largest industries in Demorest, GA are Educational Services (210 people), Manufacturing (118 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (105 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($85,536), Finance & Insurance ($59,750), and Utilities ($56,875).

Median household income in Demorest, GA is $45,132. Males in Demorest, GA have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,261. The income inequality in Demorest, GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$45,132

2017 value

± $7,240

0.894%

1 Year Growth

± 31.4%

Households in Demorest, GA have a median annual income of $45,132, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $44,732 in 2016, which represents a 0.894% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$62,744

Average Male Salary

± $1,190

$46,261

Average Female Salary

± $830

In 2017, full-time male employees in Demorest, GA made 1.36 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $58,486 ± $3,787

  2. White

    $53,819 ± $950

  3. Two or More Races

    $43,415 ± $4,855

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Demorest, GA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.09 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Demorest, GA is from Georgia.

0.478

2017 Wage GINI

0.477

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Georgia was 0.478 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.233% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Georgia was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Georgia in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Georgia across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Demorest, GA was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

15.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Demorest, GA (247 out of 1.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 75+.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    215 ± 78

  2. Black

    19 ± 68

  3. Native American

    8 ± 66

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Demorest, GA is White, followed by Black and Native American.

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

907

2017 Value

± 159

5.59%

1 Year growth

± 22.9%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Demorest, GA grew at a rate of 5.59%, from 859 employees to 907 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Demorest, GA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (112 people), Sales & Related Occupations (97 people), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (96 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Demorest, GA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Demorest, GA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (112 people), Sales & Related Occupations (97 people), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (96 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Demorest, GA has an unusually high number of residents working as Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (3.74 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.28 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (2.03 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Demorest, GA, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($75,833), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations ($57,188), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($47,639).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

907

2017 Value

± 159

5.59%

1 Year growth

± 22.9%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Demorest, GA grew at a rate of 5.59%, from 859 employees to 907 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Demorest, GA, are Educational Services (210 people), Manufacturing (118 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (105 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Demorest, GA, though some of these residents may live in Demorest, 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 Demorest, GA, by number of employees, are Educational Services (210 people), Manufacturing (118 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (105 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Demorest, GA has an unusually high number of Educational Services (2.5 times higher than expected), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (1.98 times), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1.65 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Demorest, GA, by median earnings, are Wholesale Trade ($85,536), Finance & Insurance ($59,750), and Utilities ($56,875).

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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 with $38B and Electronics and $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

$628B

Projected 2045 Value

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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Health

82.9% of the population of Demorest, GA has health coverage, with 47% on employee plans, 10.6% on Medicaid, 12.1% on Medicare, 11.8% on non-group plans, and 1.37% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Demorest, GA 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

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).

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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%).

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Health Care Spending

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$6,587

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$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

17.1%

Uninsured

47%

Employer Coverage

10.6%

Medicaid

12.1%

Medicare

11.8%

Non-Group

1.37%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Demorest, GA declined by 6.14% from 18.2% to 17.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Demorest, 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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Diversity

Demorest, GA is home to a population of 2.13k people, from which 94.3% are citizens. As of 2017, 6.38% of Demorest, GA residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Demorest, GA is composed of 1.78k White Alone residents (83.3%), 257 Hispanic or Latino residents (12.1%), 77 Black or African American Alone residents (3.62%), 21 Two or More Races residents (0.986%), 0 Asian Alone residents (0%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Demorest, GA are Spanish or Spanish Creole (95 speakers), Thai (37 speakers), and African Languages (7 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

28

Median Native-Born Age

± 8.3

40

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 8.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in Demorest, GA was 31. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 28, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 40. But people in Demorest, GA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Demorest, GA residents was 26.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

6.38%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

3.58%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 6.38% of Demorest, GA residents 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 Demorest, GA was 3.58%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    264,376 ± 12,459 people

  2. India

    85,239 ± 7,138 people

  3. Korea

    45,011 ± 5,197 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Demorest, GA was Mexico, the natal country of 264,376 Demorest, GA residents, followed by India with 85,239 and Korea with 45,011.

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Citizenship

94.3%

2017 Citizenship

98.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 94.3% of Demorest, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Demorest, GA was 98.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    1.78k ± 285

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    257 ± 249

  3. Black or African American Alone

    77 ± 50

In 2017, there were 6.91 times more White Alone residents (1.78k people) in Demorest, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 257 Hispanic or Latino and 77 Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Demorest, GA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    95 speakers (5.31%)

  2. Thai

    37 speakers (2.07%)

  3. African Languages

    7 speakers (0.391%)

8.16% of Demorest, GA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Demorest, GA was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 5.31% of the overall population of Demorest, GA are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 2.07% speak Thai and 0.391% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    40 ± 35

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    24 ± 32

  3. Korea

    23 ± 28

Demorest, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.67 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Demorest, GA awarded 826 degrees. The student population of Demorest, GA is skewed towards women, with 681 male students and 1,585 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Demorest, GA are White (639 and 77.5%), followed by Black or African American (93 and 11.3%), Unknown (61 and 7.4%), and Hispanic or Latino (20 and 2.43%).

The largest universities in Demorest, GA by number of degrees awarded are Piedmont College (826 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Demorest, GA are Curriculum & Instruction (238 and 28.8%), Elementary Education & Teaching (141 and 17.1%), and Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research, & Clinical Nursing (88 and 10.7%).

The median tuition costs in Demorest, GA are $23,112 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

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Demorest, GA was General Business Administration & Management with 38 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

826 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$23,112

Median Private

In 2016, the Demorest, GA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Piedmont College with 826 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

177

Degrees Awarded to Men

649

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 177 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Demorest, GA, which is 0.273 times less than the 649 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    639 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    93 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    61 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Demorest, GA were to White students. These 639 degrees mean that there were 6.87 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 93 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Demorest, GA was $108,600 in 2017, which is 0.499 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $114,900 to $108,600, a 5.48% decrease. The homeownership rate in Demorest, GA is 53.5%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Demorest, GA have an average commute time of 17.1 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.

Income

Household Income

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$45,132

Median Household Income

± $7,240

682

Number of Households

± 121

In 2017, the median household income of the 682 households in Demorest, GA grew to $45,132 from the previous year's value of $44,732.

The following chart displays the households in Demorest, 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 $50k - $60k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$108,600

2017 Median

± $8,030

$114,900

2016 Median

± $8,160

In 2017, the median property value in Demorest, GA declined from to $108,600 from the previous year's value of $114,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Demorest, 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 Demorest, GA the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

53.5%

2017 Homeownership

57.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 53.5% of the housing units in Demorest, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 57.8%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Demorest, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Demorest, GA have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

17.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Demorest, GA have a shorter commute time (17.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.12% of the workforce in Demorest, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    66.7%

  2. Walked

    16.1%

  3. Carpooled

    9.54%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Demorest, GA was Drove Alone, followed by those who Walked and those who Carpooled.

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