Forsyth County PUMA, GA

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Population

211,300

3.66% growth

Median Age

38.2


Median Household Income

$96,445

5.01% growth

Poverty Rate

6.48%


Number of Employees

98,514

5.68% growth

Median Property Value

$301,100

7% growth

About

In 2017, Forsyth County PUMA, GA had a population of 211k people with a median age of 38.2 and a median household income of $96,445. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Forsyth County PUMA, GA grew from 203,841 to 211,300, a 3.66% increase and its median household income grew from $91,842 to $96,445, a 5.01% increase.

The population of Forsyth County PUMA, GA is 74.9% White Alone, 10.5% Asian Alone, and 9.5% Hispanic or Latino. 20.3% of the people in Forsyth County PUMA, GA speak a non-English language, and 90.9% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Forsyth County PUMA, GA is $301,100, and the homeownership rate is 84.3%. Most people in Forsyth County PUMA, GA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 29.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Forsyth County PUMA, GA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Forsyth County PUMA, GA employs 98.5k people. The largest industries in Forsyth County PUMA, GA are Elementary & secondary schools (7,208 people), Computer Systems Design (6,372 people), and Construction (5,435 people), and the highest paying industries are Aluminum production & processing ($185,188), Pulp, paper, & paperboard mills ($155,507), and Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing ($149,710).

Median household income in Forsyth County PUMA, GA is $96,445. Males in Forsyth County PUMA, GA have an average income that is 1.59 times higher than the average income of females, which is $61,543. The income inequality in Forsyth County PUMA, GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.48, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$96,445

2017 value

± $2,452

5.01%

1 Year Growth

± 2.95%

Households in Forsyth County PUMA, GA have a median annual income of $96,445, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $91,842 in 2016, which represents a 5.01% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$98,093

Average Male Salary

± $9,773

$61,543

Average Female Salary

± $6,702

In 2017, full-time male employees in Forsyth County PUMA, GA made 1.59 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $90,619 ± $17,490

  2. American Indian

    $79,974 ± $282,561

  3. Two or More Races

    $72,173 ± $38,615

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Forsyth County PUMA, GA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.13 times more than American Indian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.48

2017 Wage GINI

0.483

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Forsyth County PUMA, GA was 0.48 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.728% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Forsyth County PUMA, GA was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Forsyth County PUMA, GA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Forsyth County PUMA, GA was Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA with a value of $115,733, followed by Fulton County (Northeast)Johns Creek City PUMA, GA and Forsyth County PUMA, GA, with respective values of $112,433 and $102,084.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

6.48% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Forsyth County PUMA, GA (13.6k out of 210k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 6 - 11.

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. White

    10,777 ± 739

  2. Hispanic

    4,669 ± 501

  3. Asian

    1,032 ± 204

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Forsyth County PUMA, GA is White, followed by Hispanic and Asian.

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

98.5k

2017 Value

5.68%

1 Year growth

± 5.68%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Forsyth County PUMA, GA grew at a rate of 5.68%, from 93.2k employees to 98.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Forsyth County PUMA, GA, are Miscellaneous managers (5,373 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (3,685 people), and Software developers, applications & systems software (2,835 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Forsyth County PUMA, GA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Forsyth County PUMA, GA, by number of employees, are Miscellaneous managers (5,373 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (3,685 people), and Software developers, applications & systems software (2,835 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Forsyth County PUMA, GA has an unusually high number of residents working as Sales engineers (5.22 times higher than expected), Computer network architects (5.03 times), and Meter readers, utilities (4.27 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Forsyth County PUMA, GA, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($228,297), Dentists ($209,977), and Chief executives & legislators ($194,320).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

98.5k

2017 Value

5.68%

1 Year growth

± 5.68%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Forsyth County PUMA, GA grew at a rate of 5.68%, from 93.2k employees to 98.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Forsyth County PUMA, GA, are Elementary & secondary schools (7,208 people), Computer Systems Design (6,372 people), and Construction (5,435 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Forsyth County PUMA, GA, though some of these residents may live in Forsyth County PUMA, 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 Forsyth County PUMA, GA, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (7,208 people), Computer Systems Design (6,372 people), and Construction (5,435 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Forsyth County PUMA, GA has an unusually high number of Data processing, hosting & related services (5.66 times higher than expected), Wired telecommunications carriers (4.73 times), and Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers (4.12 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Forsyth County PUMA, GA, by average salary, are Aluminum production & processing ($185,188), Pulp, paper, & paperboard mills ($155,507), and Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing ($149,710).

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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

N/A% of the population of Forsyth County PUMA, GA has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Forsyth County PUMA, 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%).

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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

N/A%

Uninsured

N/A%

Employer Coverage

N/A%

Medicaid

N/A%

Medicare

N/A%

Non-Group

N/A%

Military or VA

Between N/A and N/A, the percent of uninsured citizens in Forsyth County PUMA, GA N/A by N/A from N/A% to N/A%.

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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

Forsyth County PUMA, GA is home to a population of 211k people, from which 90.9% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Forsyth County PUMA, GA residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Forsyth County PUMA, GA is composed of 158k White Alone residents (74.9%), 22.3k Asian Alone residents (10.5%), 20.1k Hispanic or Latino residents (9.5%), 6.06k Black or African American Alone residents (2.87%), 4.03k Two or More Races residents (1.91%), 382 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.181%), 213 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.101%), and 41 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0194%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Forsyth County PUMA, GA are Spanish (15,649 speakers), Telugu (4,560 speakers), and Korean (2,521 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

37

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

40

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 0.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Forsyth County PUMA, GA was 38.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 37, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 40. But people in Forsyth County PUMA, GA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Forsyth County PUMA, GA residents was 38.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

14.7%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

30k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Forsyth County PUMA, GA residents (N/A people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Forsyth County PUMA, GA was 14.7%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. India

    8,921 ± 2,269 people

  2. Mexico

    5,313 ± 1,767 people

  3. Korea

    1,953 ± 1,080 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Forsyth County PUMA, GA was India, the natal country of 8,921 Forsyth County PUMA, GA residents, followed by Mexico with 5,313 and Korea with 1,953.

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Citizenship

90.9%

2017 Citizenship

91.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 90.9% of Forsyth County PUMA, GA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Forsyth County PUMA, GA was 91.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    158k ± 107

  2. Asian Alone

    22.3k ± 322

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    20.1k ± 1.15k

In 2017, there were 7.11 times more White Alone residents (158k people) in Forsyth County PUMA, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 22.3k Asian Alone and 20.1k 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

    15,649 speakers (7.9%)

  2. Telugu

    4,560 speakers (2.3%)

  3. Korean

    2,521 speakers (1.27%)

20.3% of Forsyth County PUMA, GA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.8%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Forsyth County PUMA, GA was Spanish. 7.9% of the overall population of Forsyth County PUMA, GA are native Spanish speakers. 2.3% speak Telugu and 1.27% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    3,256 ± 265

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    2,076 ± 299

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,537 ± 254

Forsyth County PUMA, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.57 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Forsyth County PUMA, GA was $301,100 in 2017, which is 1.38 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $281,400 to $301,100, a 7% increase. The homeownership rate in Forsyth County PUMA, GA is 84.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Forsyth County PUMA, GA have an average commute time of 29.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Forsyth County PUMA, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$96,445

Median Household Income

± $2,452

70.5k

Number of Households

± 1,524

In 2017, the median household income of the 70.5k households in Forsyth County PUMA, GA grew to $96,445 from the previous year's value of $91,842.

The following chart displays the households in Forsyth County PUMA, 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 $200k+ range.

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Housing

Property Value

$301,100

2017 Median

± $4,316

$281,400

2016 Median

± $3,781

In 2017, the median property value in Forsyth County PUMA, GA grew to to $301,100 from the previous year's value of $281,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Forsyth County PUMA, 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 Forsyth County PUMA, GA the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Forsyth County PUMA, GA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Forsyth County PUMA, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

84.3%

2017 Homeownership

84.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 84.3% of the housing units in Forsyth County PUMA, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 84.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Forsyth County PUMA, 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 Forsyth County PUMA, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Forsyth County PUMA, GA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

29.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Forsyth County PUMA, GA have a longer commute time (29.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 4.04% of the workforce in Forsyth County PUMA, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    77.6%

  2. Worked At Home

    10.9%

  3. Carpooled

    9.13%

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

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