East Point, GA

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Population

35,380

0.273% decline

Median Age

35.9


Median Household Income

$39,131

6.15% growth

Poverty Rate

24.8%


Number of Employees

16,597

5.24% growth

Median Property Value

$96,900

10.2% growth

About

In 2017, East Point, GA had a population of 35.4k people with a median age of 35.9 and a median household income of $39,131. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of East Point, GA declined from 35,477 to 35,380, a -0.273% decrease and its median household income grew from $36,863 to $39,131, a 6.15% increase.

The population of East Point, GA is 75.9% Black or African American Alone, 11.5% White Alone, and 9.88% Hispanic or Latino. 14% of the people in East Point, GA speak a non-English language, and 94.9% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in East Point, GA is $96,900, and the homeownership rate is 42.5%. Most people in East Point, GA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 28.9 minutes. The average car ownership in East Point, GA is 1 car per household.

Economy

The economy of East Point, GA employs 16.6k people. The largest industries in East Point, GA are Accommodation & Food Services (2,029 people), Transportation & Warehousing (1,957 people), and Retail Trade (1,868 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($50,347), Public Administration ($41,130), and Transportation & Warehousing ($39,676).

Median household income in East Point, GA is $39,131. Males in East Point, 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 East Point, GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$39,131

2017 value

± $2,917

6.15%

1 Year Growth

± 9.39%

Households in East Point, GA have a median annual income of $39,131, 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 $36,863 in 2016, which represents a 6.15% 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 East Point, 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 East Point, 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 East Point, 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 111

  2. Census Tract 113.03

  3. Census Tract 113.01

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in East Point, GA was Census Tract 111 with a value of $47,691, followed by Census Tract 113.03 and Census Tract 113.01, with respective values of $44,576 and $41,645.

The following map shows all of the places in East Point, 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

24.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in East Point, GA (8.67k out of 34.9k 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 55 - 64 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

    6,871 ± 718

  2. Hispanic

    1,192 ± 319

  3. White

    1,050 ± 263

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in East Point, GA is Black, followed by Hispanic and White.

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

16.6k

2017 Value

± 1,027

5.24%

1 Year growth

± 8.55%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in East Point, GA grew at a rate of 5.24%, from 15.8k employees to 16.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in East Point, GA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,317 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,726 people), and Management Occupations (1,343 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of East Point, GA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of East Point, GA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,317 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,726 people), and Management Occupations (1,343 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, East Point, GA has an unusually high number of residents working as Transportation Occupations (2.08 times higher than expected), Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (2.03 times), and Material Moving Occupations (1.69 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of East Point, GA, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($53,182), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($51,484), and Management Occupations ($51,393).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

16.6k

2017 Value

± 1,027

5.24%

1 Year growth

± 8.55%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in East Point, GA grew at a rate of 5.24%, from 15.8k employees to 16.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in East Point, GA, are Accommodation & Food Services (2,029 people), Transportation & Warehousing (1,957 people), and Retail Trade (1,868 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of East Point, GA, though some of these residents may live in East Point, 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 East Point, GA, by number of employees, are Accommodation & Food Services (2,029 people), Transportation & Warehousing (1,957 people), and Retail Trade (1,868 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, East Point, GA has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (3.1 times higher than expected), Transportation & Warehousing (2.77 times), and Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (1.62 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in East Point, GA, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($50,347), Public Administration ($41,130), and Transportation & Warehousing ($39,676).

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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

80.2% of the population of East Point, GA has health coverage, with 38.2% on employee plans, 21.4% on Medicaid, 8% on Medicare, 10.6% on non-group plans, and 2.03% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in East Point, 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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1519 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Georgia see an average of 1519 patients per year. This represents a 0.459% decrease from the previous year (1526 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%).

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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

19.8%

Uninsured

38.2%

Employer Coverage

21.4%

Medicaid

8%

Medicare

10.6%

Non-Group

2.03%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in East Point, GA declined by 13.6% from 22.9% to 19.8%.

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

East Point, GA is home to a population of 35.4k people, from which 94.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 8.05% of East Point, GA residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of East Point, GA is composed of 26.8k Black or African American Alone residents (75.9%), 4.06k White Alone residents (11.5%), 3.5k Hispanic or Latino residents (9.88%), 494 Asian Alone residents (1.4%), 446 Two or More Races residents (1.26%), 27 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0763%), 14 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0396%), and 5 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0141%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in East Point, GA are Spanish or Spanish Creole (3,494 speakers), French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) (299 speakers), and African Languages (275 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

35

Median Native-Born Age

± 2.4

39

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in East Point, 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 39. But people in East Point, GA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all East Point, GA residents was 36.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

8.05%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

7.76%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 8.05% of East Point, 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 East Point, GA was 7.76%, 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 East Point, GA was Mexico, the natal country of 264,376 East Point, GA residents, followed by India with 85,239 and Korea with 45,011.

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Citizenship

94.9%

2017 Citizenship

95.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 94.9% of East Point, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in East Point, GA was 95.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Black or African American Alone

    26.8k ± 748

  2. White Alone

    4.06k ± 511

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    3.5k ± 893

In 2017, there were 6.61 times more Black or African American Alone residents (26.8k people) in East Point, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.06k White Alone and 3.5k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    3,494 speakers (10.7%)

  2. French (Incl. Patois, Cajun)

    299 speakers (0.916%)

  3. African Languages

    275 speakers (0.843%)

14% of East Point, 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 East Point, GA was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 10.7% of the overall population of East Point, GA are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.916% speak French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) and 0.843% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    637 ± 160

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    474 ± 149

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    300 ± 120

East Point, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.34 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in East Point, GA was $96,900 in 2017, which is 0.445 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $87,900 to $96,900, a 10.2% increase. The homeownership rate in East Point, GA is 42.5%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in East Point, GA have an average commute time of 28.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in East Point, GA is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Income

Household Income

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$39,131

Median Household Income

± $2,917

14k

Number of Households

± 855

In 2017, the median household income of the 14k households in East Point, GA grew to $39,131 from the previous year's value of $36,863.

The following chart displays the households in East Point, 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 $60k - $75k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$96,900

2017 Median

± $13,188

$87,900

2016 Median

± $7,230

In 2017, the median property value in East Point, GA grew to to $96,900 from the previous year's value of $87,900.

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

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

42.5%

2017 Homeownership

42.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 42.5% of the housing units in East Point, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 42.5%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

1 car

Average Number

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

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Commute Time

28.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in East Point, GA have a longer commute time (28.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 4.26% of the workforce in East Point, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    65.3%

  2. Public Transit

    17.9%

  3. Carpooled

    10.3%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in East Point, GA was Drove Alone, followed by those who Public Transit and those who Carpooled.

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