Echols County, GA

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2020 Population
3,944
0.929% 1-year decline
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
40.3
0.739% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
23.5%
2.53% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$44,454
12.6% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$76,000
28.6% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Echols County, GA had a population of 3.94k people with a median age of 40.3 and a median household income of $44,454. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Echols County, GA declined from 3,981 to 3,944, a −0.929% decrease and its median household income grew from $39,494 to $44,454, a 12.6% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Echols County, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (59.1%), Other (Hispanic) (16.8%), White (Hispanic) (7.76%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (7.43%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.55%).

None of the households in Echols 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.

96.9% of the residents in Echols County, GA are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Echols County, GA was $76,000, and the homeownership rate was 71.3%.

Most people in Echols County, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Echols County, GA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Echols County, GA is home to a population of 3.94k people, from which 96.9% are citizens. As of 2020, 6.54% of Echols County, GA residents were born outside of the country (258 people).

In 2020, there were 3.51 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.33k people) in Echols County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 664 Other (Hispanic) and 306 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.9%
2020 Citizenship
96.7%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 96.9% of Echols County, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Echols County, GA was 96.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Echols County, GA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.33k ± 330
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    664 ± 213
  3. White (Hispanic)
    306 ± 178
28.1%
Hispanic Population
1.11k people

In 2020, there were 3.51 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.33k people) in Echols County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 664 Other (Hispanic) and 306 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

28.1% of the people in Echols County, GA are hispanic (1.11k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

6.54%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
258 people
6.1%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
243 people

As of 2020, 6.54% of Echols County, GA residents (258 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Echols County, GA was 6.1%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    56 ± 39
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    31 ± 50
  3. Korea
    27 ± 22

Echols County, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.81 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Echols County, GA employs 1.73k people. The largest industries in Echols County, GA are Construction (267 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (230 people), and Retail Trade (217 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($56,250), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($53,625), and Transportation & Warehousing ($53,571).

Occupations

1.73k
2020 Value
± 295
−1.59%
1 Year decline
± 22.9%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Echols County, GA declined at a rate of −1.59%, from 1.76k employees to 1.73k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Echols County, GA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (244 people), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (203 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (191 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Echols County, GA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.73k
2020 Value
± 295
−1.59%
1 Year decline
± 22.9%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Echols County, GA declined at a rate of −1.59%, from 1.76k employees to 1.73k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Echols County, GA, are Construction (267 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (230 people), and Retail Trade (217 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Echols County, GA, though some of these residents may live in Echols 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

$34,886
Median earning men ± $9,727
$31,359
Median earning women ± $2,533

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Construction ($60,333), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($52,109), and Other Services Except Public Administration ($50,074).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($41,500), Construction ($35,360), and Wholesale Trade ($31,864).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Georgia. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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. 6
    Manufacturing
  2. 6
    Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting, and Mining
  3. 4
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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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. $68.9B
  2. $63.5B
  3. $51.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Georgia product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $68.9B, followed by Mixed freight ($63.5B) and Electronics ($51.2B).

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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$626B
2020 Value in Georgia
$1.3T
Projected 2050 Value in Georgia
108% growth

In 2020, total outbound Georgia trade was $626B. This is expected to increase 108% to $1.3T by 2050.

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. $57.7B
  2. $34B
  3. $30.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Georgia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Florida with $57.7B, followed by Tennessee with $34B and North Carolina and $30.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Georgia shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Echols County, GA went to Donald J. Trump with 87.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (11.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.25%).

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
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.

The following chart shows elected senators in Georgia over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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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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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.952% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.869% 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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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (2.28M), Some college (1.79M), and Bachelors Degree (1.47M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Echols County, GA was $76,000 in 2020, which is 0.331 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $59,100 to $76,000, a 28.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Echols County, GA is 71.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Echols County, GA have an average commute time of 24.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Echols County, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$76,000
Median Property Value 2020
±$32,453
$1,067
Median Property Taxes
±$207

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 Echols County, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Echols County, GA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

71.3%
Homeownership
2020
65.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 71.3% of the housing units in Echols County, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 67.8%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 8802
  2. Census Tract 8801

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$44,454
Median Household Income
± $6,851
1.5k
Number of Households
± 257

In 2020, the median household income of the 1.5k households in Echols County, GA grew to $44,454 from the previous year's value of $39,494.

The following chart displays the households in Echols 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 Echols County, GA is from Georgia.
0.476
2020 Wage GINI in Georgia
0.477
2019 Wage GINI in Georgia

In 2020, the income inequality in Georgia was 0.476 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.302% decline from 2019 to 2020, 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.

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

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (80%)
  2. Walked (9.24%)
  3. Carpooled (5.52%)

In 2020, 80% of workers in Echols County, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who walked to work (9.24%) and those who carpooled to work (5.52%).

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

24.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Echols County, GA have a shorter commute time (24.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 0.943% of the workforce in Echols 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 Echols County, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Echols County, GA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

23.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Echols County, GA (927 out of 3.94k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Males 35 - 44 and then Males 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Echols County, GA is Hispanic, followed by Other 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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74.7% of the population of Echols County, GA has health coverage, with 42% on employee plans, 10.7% on Medicaid, 10.6% on Medicare, 10.6% on non-group plans, and 0.811% on military or VA plans.

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

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46% were men and 54% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Georgia, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Georgia across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.9% under 18 years, 18.2% between 18 and 34 years, 42.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46% were men and 54% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

25.3%
Uninsured
42%
Employer Coverage
10.7%
Medicaid
10.6%
Medicare
10.6%
Non-Group
0.811%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Echols County, GA grew by 7.64% from 23.5% to 25.3%.

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

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, 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 34.3% in Echols County, GA.

The graphic shows the trend of the indicator in Echols County, GA.

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