Hall County, GA

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Population

192,865

1.25% growth

Median Age

36


Median Household Income

$55,622

7.17% growth

Poverty Rate

16.1%


Number of Employees

90,062

4.43% growth

Median Property Value

$171,900

4.5% growth

About

In 2017, Hall County, GA had a population of 193k people with a median age of 36 and a median household income of $55,622. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Hall County, GA grew from 190,482 to 192,865, a 1.25% increase and its median household income grew from $51,902 to $55,622, a 7.17% increase.

The population of Hall County, GA is 61.6% White Alone, 27.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 7.28% Black or African American Alone. 27.4% of the people in Hall County, GA speak a non-English language, and 87.6% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Hall County, GA are Lanier Technical College (1,499 degrees awarded in 2016), Brenau University (841 degrees), and Lake Lanier School of Massage (69 degrees).

The median property value in Hall County, GA is $171,900, and the homeownership rate is 67.5%. Most people in Hall County, GA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Hall County, GA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Hall County, GA employs 90.1k people. The largest industries in Hall County, GA are Manufacturing (18,382 people), Retail Trade (11,264 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (9,440 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($83,625), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($52,068), and Information ($45,139).

Median household income in Hall County, GA is $55,622. Males in Hall County, 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 Hall County, GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$55,622

2017 value

± $1,940

7.17%

1 Year Growth

± 3.84%

Households in Hall County, GA have a median annual income of $55,622, 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 $51,902 in 2016, which represents a 7.17% 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 Hall County, 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 Hall County, 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 Hall County, 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.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 16.05

  2. Census Tract 16.08

  3. Census Tract 15.02

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Hall County, GA was Census Tract 16.05 with a value of $81,667, followed by Census Tract 16.08 and Census Tract 15.02, with respective values of $79,690 and $78,955.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

16.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hall County, GA (30.6k out of 191k 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 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 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. White

    23,745 ± 1,189

  2. Hispanic

    14,557 ± 875

  3. Black

    3,358 ± 424

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

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

90.1k

2017 Value

± 2,148

4.43%

1 Year growth

± 3.23%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Hall County, GA grew at a rate of 4.43%, from 86.2k employees to 90.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hall County, GA, are Production Occupations (12,526 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (10,916 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (10,800 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hall County, GA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Hall County, GA, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (12,526 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (10,916 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (10,800 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Hall County, GA has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (2.4 times higher than expected), Material Moving Occupations (1.63 times), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (1.32 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Hall County, GA, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($71,533), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($71,406), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($67,558).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

90.1k

2017 Value

± 2,148

4.43%

1 Year growth

± 3.23%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Hall County, GA grew at a rate of 4.43%, from 86.2k employees to 90.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hall County, GA, are Manufacturing (18,382 people), Retail Trade (11,264 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (9,440 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hall County, GA, though some of these residents may live in Hall County, 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 Hall County, GA, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (18,382 people), Retail Trade (11,264 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (9,440 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Hall County, GA has an unusually high number of Manufacturing (2.02 times higher than expected), Wholesale Trade (1.52 times), and Construction (1.32 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Hall County, GA, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($83,625), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($52,068), and Information ($45,139).

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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

81.7% of the population of Hall County, GA has health coverage, with 45% on employee plans, 13.9% on Medicaid, 10.6% on Medicare, 11.2% on non-group plans, and 1.04% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Hall County, GA see 1698 patients per year on average, which represents a 4.17% increase from the previous year (1630 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2161 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1347 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

1,698 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Hall County, GA see an average of 1,698 patients per year. This represents a 4.17% increase from the previous year (1,630 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

18.3%

Uninsured

45%

Employer Coverage

13.9%

Medicaid

10.6%

Medicare

11.2%

Non-Group

1.04%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hall County, GA declined by 5.6% from 19.4% to 18.3%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Hall County, 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

Hall County, GA is home to a population of 193k people, from which 87.6% are citizens. As of 2017, 16.5% of Hall County, GA residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Hall County, GA is composed of 119k White Alone residents (61.6%), 53.6k Hispanic or Latino residents (27.8%), 14.1k Black or African American Alone residents (7.28%), 3.3k Asian Alone residents (1.71%), 2.65k Two or More Races residents (1.37%), 325 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.169%), 154 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0798%), and 17 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.00881%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Hall County, GA are Spanish or Spanish Creole (43,116 speakers), Vietnamese (1,297 speakers), and French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) (587 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

35

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

39

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 0.6

In 2017, the median age of all people in Hall County, GA was 36. 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 Hall County, GA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Hall County, GA residents was 36.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

16.5%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

16.5%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 16.5% of Hall County, GA residents were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Hall County, GA was 16.5%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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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 Hall County, GA was Mexico, the natal country of 264,376 Hall County, GA residents, followed by India with 85,239 and Korea with 45,011.

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Citizenship

87.6%

2017 Citizenship

87.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 87.6% of Hall County, GA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Hall County, GA was 87.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    119k ± 115

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    53.6k ± 2.24k

  3. Black or African American Alone

    14.1k ± 367

In 2017, there were 2.21 times more White Alone residents (119k people) in Hall County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 53.6k Hispanic or Latino and 14.1k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Hall County, GA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    43,116 speakers (24.7%)

  2. Vietnamese

    1,297 speakers (0.743%)

  3. French (Incl. Patois, Cajun)

    587 speakers (0.336%)

27.4% of Hall County, GA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Hall County, GA was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 24.7% of the overall population of Hall County, GA are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.743% speak Vietnamese and 0.336% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    3,968 ± 399

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,139 ± 227

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,064 ± 219

Hall County, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.48 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Hall County, GA awarded 2,428 degrees. The student population of Hall County, GA is skewed towards women, with 1,933 male students and 4,751 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Hall County, GA are White (1,580 and 65.9%), followed by Black or African American (459 and 19.1%), Hispanic or Latino (248 and 10.3%), and Asian (52 and 2.17%).

The largest universities in Hall County, GA by number of degrees awarded are Lanier Technical College (1,499 and 61.7%), Brenau University (841 and 34.6%), and Lake Lanier School of Massage (69 and 2.84%).

The most popular majors in Hall County, GA are Medical Assistant (141 and 5.81%), General Business Administration & Management (103 and 4.24%), and Accounting Technology & Bookkeeping (101 and 4.16%).

The median tuition costs in Hall County, GA are $26,760 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 95 degrees awarded

  2. 66 degrees awarded

  3. 63 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Hall County, GA was Child Care Provider with 95 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Hall County, GA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 1,499 degrees awarded

  2. 841 degrees awarded

  3. 69 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$26,760

Median Private

In 2016, the Hall County, GA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Lanier Technical College with 1,499 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

775

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,653

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 775 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Hall County, GA, which is 0.469 times less than the 1,653 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,580 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    459 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    248 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Hall County, GA were to White students. These 1,580 degrees mean that there were 3.44 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 459 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Hall County, GA was $171,900 in 2017, which is 0.79 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $164,500 to $171,900, a 4.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Hall County, GA is 67.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Hall County, GA have an average commute time of 25.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Hall County, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$55,622

Median Household Income

± $1,940

63.1k

Number of Households

± 1,600

In 2017, the median household income of the 63.1k households in Hall County, GA grew to $55,622 from the previous year's value of $51,902.

The following chart displays the households in Hall 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$171,900

2017 Median

± $2,729

$164,500

2016 Median

± $2,516

In 2017, the median property value in Hall County, GA grew to to $171,900 from the previous year's value of $164,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Hall County, 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 Hall County, GA the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Hall County, GA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Hall County, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

67.5%

2017 Homeownership

65.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 67.5% of the housing units in Hall County, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 65.8%.

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

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Commute Time

25.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hall County, GA have a longer commute time (25.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.91% of the workforce in Hall County, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    81%

  2. Carpooled

    11.4%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.03%

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

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