Early County, GA

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2022 Population
10,753
0.555% 1-year decline
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
40.4
0.248% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
22.2%
11% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$48,355
21.9% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$126,500
6.66% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Early County, GA had a population of 10.8k people with a median age of 40.4 and a median household income of $48,355. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Early County, GA declined from 10,813 to 10,753, a −0.555% decrease and its median household income grew from $39,665 to $48,355, a 21.9% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Early County, GA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (52.6%), White (Non-Hispanic) (43.9%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.27%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.874%).

None of the households in Early County, 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.

99.1% of the residents in Early County, GA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Early County, GA was $126,500, and the homeownership rate was 67.6%.

Most people in Early County, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Early County, GA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Early County, GA is home to a population of 10.8k people, from which 99.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.976% of Early County, GA residents were born outside of the country (105 people).

In 2022, there were 1.2 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (5.66k people) in Early County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.72k White (Non-Hispanic) and 137 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.1%
2022 Citizenship
99.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.1% of Early County, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Early County, GA was 99.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Early County, GA
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    5.66k ± 118
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    4.72k ± 5
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    137 ± 117
2.14%
Hispanic Population
230 people

In 2022, there were 1.2 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (5.66k people) in Early County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.72k White (Non-Hispanic) and 137 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.14% of the people in Early County, GA are hispanic (230 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Early County, GA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

0.976%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
105 people
0.999%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
108 people

As of 2022, 0.976% of Early County, GA residents (105 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Early County, GA was 0.999%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    269 ± 87
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    100 ± 66
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    67 ± 53

Early County, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.69 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Early County, GA employs 4.26k people. The largest industries in Early County, GA are Manufacturing (697 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (654 people), and Retail Trade (520 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($94,167), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($85,139), and Information ($65,991).

Occupations

4.26k
2022 Value
± 436
4.67%
1 Year growth
± 13.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Early County, GA grew at a rate of 4.67%, from 4.07k employees to 4.26k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Early County, GA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (476 people), Production Occupations (469 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (433 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Early County, GA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

4.26k
2022 Value
± 436
4.67%
1 Year growth
± 13.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Early County, GA grew at a rate of 4.67%, from 4.07k employees to 4.26k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Early County, GA, are Manufacturing (697 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (654 people), and Retail Trade (520 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Early County, GA, though some of these residents may live in Early County, GA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$33,923
Median earning men ± $2,092
$27,521
Median earning women ± $2,778

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($116,111), Public Administration ($47,277), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($45,926).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($58,098), Public Administration ($40,625), and Construction ($36,964).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.94%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.87M people employed in Georgia. This represents a 2.94% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 11.9%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Georgia.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 73
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 59
    Retail Trade
  3. 49
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Early County, GA went to Donald J. Trump with 52.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (47%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.54%).

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.

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.

US Senators from Georgia

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Jon Ossoff
Senator from Georgia2
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Inauguration delayed as incumbent senator David Perdue's term expired on January 3, 2021, two days prior to the 2020-21 United States Senate election in Georgia|runoff election.
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 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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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.03% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.33M), Some college (1.78M), and Bachelors Degree (1.56M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Early County, GA was $126,500 in 2022, which is 0.449 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $118,600 to $126,500, a 6.66% increase. The homeownership rate in Early County, GA is 67.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Early County, GA have an average commute time of 23.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Early County, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Early County, GA is $48,355. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Early County, GA was Census Tract 902 with a value of $60,482, followed by Census Tract 903 and Census Tract 905, with respective values of $59,722 and $45,950.

Property

$126,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$17,618
$2,714
Median Property Taxes
±$301

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Early County, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

67.6%
Homeownership
2022
65.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 67.6% of the housing units in Early County, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 68.8%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 902
  2. Census Tract 903
  3. Census Tract 905

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Early County, GA was Census Tract 902 with a value of $60,482, followed by Census Tract 903 and Census Tract 905, with respective values of $59,722 and $45,950.

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

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Household Income

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$48,355
Median Household Income
± $6,313
4.02k
Number of Households
± 405

In 2022, the median household income of the 4.02k households in Early County, GA grew to $48,355 from the previous year's value of $39,665.

The following chart displays the households in Early County, 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 < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Early County, GA is from Georgia.
0.474
2022 Wage GINI in Georgia
0.475
2021 Wage GINI in Georgia

In 2022, the income inequality in Georgia was 0.474 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.224% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Georgia was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Georgia in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (77.3%)
  2. Carpooled (14.4%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.96%)

In 2022, 77.3% of workers in Early County, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (14.4%) and those who worked at home (3.96%).

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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Commute Time

23.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Early County, GA have a shorter commute time (23.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.15% of the workforce in Early County, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Poverty & Diversity

22.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Early County, GA (2.36k out of 10.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Early County, GA is Black, followed by White and Two Or More.

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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Health

84.4% of the population of Early County, GA has health coverage, with 35.7% on employee plans, 22.2% on Medicaid, 14.5% on Medicare, 10.8% on non-group plans, and 1.22% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Early County, GA see 1698 patients per year on average, which represents a 16% increase from the previous year (1464 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2509 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1434 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.4% were men and 53.6% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,698 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Early County, GA

Primary care physicians in Early County, GA see an average of 1,698 patients per year. This represents a 16% increase from the previous year (1,464 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 27.3% under 18 years, 17% between 18 and 34 years, 37.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.4% were men and 53.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

15.6%
Uninsured
35.7%
Employer Coverage
22.2%
Medicaid
14.5%
Medicare
10.8%
Non-Group
1.22%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Early County, GA declined by 0.925% from 15.7% to 15.6%.

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

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was N/A in Early County, GA.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 42.5% in Early County, GA.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 15.5% in Early County, GA.

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