Douglasville, GA

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Population

32,768

1.4% growth

Median Age

33.9


Median Household Income

$51,039

6.25% growth

Poverty Rate

15.2%


Number of Employees

14,991

1.52% growth

Median Property Value

$153,500

2.88% growth

About

In 2017, Douglasville, GA had a population of 32.8k people with a median age of 33.9 and a median household income of $51,039. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Douglasville, GA grew from 32,317 to 32,768, a 1.4% increase and its median household income grew from $48,036 to $51,039, a 6.25% increase.

The population of Douglasville, GA is 63.9% Black or African American Alone, 27.4% White Alone, and 4.76% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Douglasville, GA speak a non-English language, and 96.1% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Douglasville, GA is $153,500, and the homeownership rate is 43.1%. Most people in Douglasville, GA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 30.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Douglasville, GA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Douglasville, GA employs 15k people. The largest industries in Douglasville, GA are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,122 people), Retail Trade (2,007 people), and Educational Services (1,296 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($66,063), Information ($60,083), and Public Administration ($52,558).

Median household income in Douglasville, GA is $51,039. Males in Douglasville, 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 Douglasville, GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$51,039

2017 value

± $6,171

6.25%

1 Year Growth

± 14.4%

Households in Douglasville, GA have a median annual income of $51,039, 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 $48,036 in 2016, which represents a 6.25% 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 Georgia 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 Georgia 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 Douglasville, 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. Census Tract 806.03

  2. Census Tract 805.09

  3. Census Tract 806.02

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Douglasville, GA was Census Tract 806.03 with a value of $77,097, followed by Census Tract 805.09 and Census Tract 806.02, with respective values of $71,441 and $60,792.

The following map shows all of the places in Douglasville, GA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

15.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Douglasville, GA (4.84k out of 31.9k 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 Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 55 - 64.

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

    3,022 ± 539

  2. White

    1,577 ± 367

  3. Hispanic

    322 ± 179

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Douglasville, 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

15k

2017 Value

± 1,085

1.52%

1 Year growth

± 10.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Douglasville, GA grew at a rate of 1.52%, from 14.8k employees to 15k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Douglasville, GA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,245 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,766 people), and Management Occupations (1,547 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Douglasville, GA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Douglasville, GA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,245 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,766 people), and Management Occupations (1,547 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Douglasville, GA has an unusually high number of residents working as Transportation Occupations (1.64 times higher than expected), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (1.55 times), and Material Moving Occupations (1.42 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Douglasville, GA, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($137,731), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($72,371), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($71,250).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

15k

2017 Value

± 1,085

1.52%

1 Year growth

± 10.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Douglasville, GA grew at a rate of 1.52%, from 14.8k employees to 15k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Douglasville, GA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,122 people), Retail Trade (2,007 people), and Educational Services (1,296 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Douglasville, GA, though some of these residents may live in Douglasville, 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 Douglasville, GA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,122 people), Retail Trade (2,007 people), and Educational Services (1,296 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Douglasville, GA has an unusually high number of Transportation & Warehousing (1.95 times higher than expected), Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.79 times), and Wholesale Trade (1.38 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Douglasville, GA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($66,063), Information ($60,083), and Public Administration ($52,558).

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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

$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

84.3% of the population of Douglasville, GA has health coverage, with 46.6% on employee plans, 16.1% on Medicaid, 6.06% on Medicare, 14% on non-group plans, and 1.48% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Douglasville, 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

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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

15.7%

Uninsured

46.6%

Employer Coverage

16.1%

Medicaid

6.06%

Medicare

14%

Non-Group

1.48%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Douglasville, GA declined by 4.27% from 16.4% to 15.7%.

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

Douglasville, GA is home to a population of 32.8k people, from which 96.1% are citizens. As of 2017, 9.17% of Douglasville, GA residents were born outside of the country (3.01k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Douglasville, GA is composed of 21k Black or African American Alone residents (63.9%), 8.98k White Alone residents (27.4%), 1.56k Hispanic or Latino residents (4.76%), 894 Asian Alone residents (2.73%), 372 Two or More Races residents (1.14%), 3 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.00916%), 3 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.00916%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Douglasville, GA are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

33

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.2

43

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Douglasville, GA was 33.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 33, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in Douglasville, GA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Douglasville, GA residents was 34.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

9.17%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

3.01k people

8.81%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

2.85k people

As of 2017, 9.17% of Douglasville, GA residents (3.01k 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 Douglasville, GA was 8.81%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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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 Georgia was Mexico, the natal country of 264,376 Georgia residents, followed by India with 85,239 and Korea with 45,011.

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Citizenship

96.1%

2017 Citizenship

96.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96.1% of Douglasville, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Douglasville, GA was 96.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Black or African American Alone

    21k ± 927

  2. White Alone

    8.98k ± 802

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1.56k ± 580

In 2017, there were 2.33 times more Black or African American Alone residents (21k people) in Douglasville, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.98k White Alone and 1.56k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Douglasville, GA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Douglasville, GA was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Douglasville, GA are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    537 ± 147

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    463 ± 158

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    342 ± 154

Douglasville, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.16 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Douglasville, GA was $153,500 in 2017, which is 0.705 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $149,200 to $153,500, a 2.88% increase. The homeownership rate in Douglasville, GA is 43.1%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Douglasville, GA have an average commute time of 30.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Douglasville, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$51,039

Median Household Income

± $6,171

12.2k

Number of Households

± 935

In 2017, the median household income of the 12.2k households in Douglasville, GA grew to $51,039 from the previous year's value of $48,036.

The following chart displays the households in Douglasville, 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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Housing

Property Value

$153,500

2017 Median

± $11,493

$149,200

2016 Median

± $10,982

In 2017, the median property value in Douglasville, GA grew to to $153,500 from the previous year's value of $149,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Douglasville, 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 Douglasville, 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 Douglasville, GA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Douglasville, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

43.1%

2017 Homeownership

42.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 43.1% of the housing units in Douglasville, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 42.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Douglasville, 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 Douglasville, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Douglasville, GA have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

30.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Douglasville, GA have a longer commute time (30.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 4.39% of the workforce in Douglasville, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    78.2%

  2. Carpooled

    10.1%

  3. Worked At Home

    6.86%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Douglasville, GA was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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