Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA

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Population

124,786

1.95% growth

Median Age

34.2


Median Household Income

$50,806

2.21% growth

Poverty Rate

14.3%


Number of Employees

53,347

3.32% growth

Median Property Value

$131,200

5.55% growth

About

In 2017, Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA had a population of 125k people with a median age of 34.2 and a median household income of $50,806. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA grew from 122,403 to 124,786, a 1.95% increase and its median household income grew from $49,708 to $50,806, a 2.21% increase.

The population of Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA is 84.5% Black or African American Alone, 8.93% White Alone, and 4.93% Hispanic or Latino. 8.09% of the people in Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA speak a non-English language, and 96.6% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA is $131,200, and the homeownership rate is 60.7%. Most people in Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 31 minutes. The average car ownership in Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA employs 53.3k people. The largest industries in Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA are Elementary & secondary schools (4,427 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,421 people), and Hospitals (2,249 people), and the highest paying industries are Public finance activities ($87,019), Legal services ($81,927), and National security & international affairs ($80,165).

Median household income in Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA is $50,806. Males in Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA have an average income that is 1.09 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,000. The income inequality in Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.371, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$50,806

2017 value

± $2,567

2.21%

1 Year Growth

± 7.45%

Households in Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA have a median annual income of $50,806, 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 $49,708 in 2016, which represents a 2.21% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$47,994

Average Male Salary

± $5,894

$44,000

Average Female Salary

± $5,814

In 2017, full-time male employees in Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA made 1.09 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $48,578 ± $20,016

  2. Two or More Races

    $47,058 ± $87,028

  3. Black

    $40,801 ± $3,413

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA workers was White. These workers were paid 1.03 times more than Two or More Races workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.371

2017 Wage GINI

0.381

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA was 0.371 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.79% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities 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 Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities 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

14.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA (17.8k out of 124k 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 < 5 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

    14,449 ± 1,502

  2. White

    1,602 ± 469

  3. Hispanic

    1,246 ± 536

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, 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

53.3k

2017 Value

3.32%

1 Year growth

± 3.32%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA grew at a rate of 3.32%, from 51.6k employees to 53.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA, are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,132 people), Customer service representatives (2,130 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,870 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA, by number of employees, are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,132 people), Customer service representatives (2,130 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,870 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA has an unusually high number of residents working as Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents (17.9 times higher than expected), Flight attendants (15.4 times), and Automotive & watercraft service attendants- (15 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA, by average salary, are Marketing & sales managers ($128,548), Computer & information systems managers ($82,346), and Accountants & auditors ($81,318).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

53.3k

2017 Value

3.32%

1 Year growth

± 3.32%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA grew at a rate of 3.32%, from 51.6k employees to 53.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,427 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,421 people), and Hospitals (2,249 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA, though some of these residents may live in Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities 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 Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,427 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,421 people), and Hospitals (2,249 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA has an unusually high number of Air transportation (9.33 times higher than expected), Public finance activities (4.36 times), and Automotive equipment rental & leasing (3.73 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA, by average salary, are Public finance activities ($87,019), Legal services ($81,927), and National security & international affairs ($80,165).

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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% of the population of Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA has health coverage, with 45.9% on employee plans, 18.5% on Medicaid, 7.37% on Medicare, 10.5% on non-group plans, and 1.75% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities 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%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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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

16%

Uninsured

45.9%

Employer Coverage

18.5%

Medicaid

7.37%

Medicare

10.5%

Non-Group

1.75%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 16%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, 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

Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA is home to a population of 125k people, from which 96.6% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA is composed of 105k Black or African American Alone residents (84.5%), 11.1k White Alone residents (8.93%), 6.15k Hispanic or Latino residents (4.93%), 1.53k Two or More Races residents (1.23%), 337 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.27%), 148 Asian Alone residents (0.119%), 43 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0345%), and 37 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0297%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA are Spanish (5,758 speakers), Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa (1,606 speakers), and French (Incl. Cajun) (687 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

33

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.1

41

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.6

In 2017, the median age of all people in Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA was 34.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 33, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA residents was 34.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

6.42%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

7.86k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities 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 Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA was 6.42%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

The following chart shows the percentage of foreign-born residents in Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    1,477 ± 938 people

  2. Jamaica

    1,420 ± 920 people

  3. Nigeria

    831 ± 705 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA was Mexico, the natal country of 1,477 Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA residents, followed by Jamaica with 1,420 and Nigeria with 831.

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Citizenship

96.6%

2017 Citizenship

95.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96.6% of Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA was 95.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Black or African American Alone

    105k ± 2.16k

  2. White Alone

    11.1k ± 1.14k

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    6.15k ± 1.56k

In 2017, there were 9.46 times more Black or African American Alone residents (105k people) in Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11.1k White Alone and 6.15k 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 Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    5,758 speakers (5.03%)

  2. Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa

    1,606 speakers (1.4%)

  3. French (Incl. Cajun)

    687 speakers (0.6%)

8.09% of Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities 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 Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA was Spanish. 5.03% of the overall population of Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA are native Spanish speakers. 1.4% speak Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa and 0.6% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,956 ± 535

  2. Vietnam

    1,919 ± 478

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,250 ± 429

Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (1990s), 1.02 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA was $131,200 in 2017, which is 0.603 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $124,300 to $131,200, a 5.55% increase. The homeownership rate in Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA is 60.7%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA have an average commute time of 31 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities 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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$50,806

Median Household Income

± $2,567

42.2k

Number of Households

± 2,202

In 2017, the median household income of the 42.2k households in Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA grew to $50,806 from the previous year's value of $49,708.

The following chart displays the households in Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$131,200

2017 Median

± $5,061

$124,300

2016 Median

± $5,594

In 2017, the median property value in Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA grew to to $131,200 from the previous year's value of $124,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities 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 Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

60.7%

2017 Homeownership

62.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 60.7% of the housing units in Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 62.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities 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 Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

31 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA have a longer commute time (31 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 4.15% of the workforce in Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    76.6%

  2. Carpooled

    11.2%

  3. Public Transit

    5.23%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Fulton County (South)Union & Fairburn Cities PUMA, GA was Drove Alone (76.6%), followed by those who Carpooled (11.2%) and those who Public Transit (5.23%).

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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