Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA

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Population

140,137

0.334% decline

Median Age

39


Median Household Income

$35,337

3.61% growth

Poverty Rate

25.9%


Number of Employees

46,290

0.635% growth

Median Property Value

$78,900

0.895% growth

About

In 2017, Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA had a population of 140k people with a median age of 39 and a median household income of $35,337. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA declined from 140,606 to 140,137, a -0.334% decrease and its median household income grew from $34,107 to $35,337, a 3.61% increase.

The population of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA is 61.5% White Alone, 32.5% Black or African American Alone, and 3.78% Hispanic or Latino. 3.7% of the people in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA speak a non-English language, and 98.6% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA are East Georgia State College (357 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA is $78,900, and the homeownership rate is 66.1%. Most people in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA employs 46.3k people. The largest industries in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA are Elementary & secondary schools (4,058 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (2,842 people), and Hospitals (2,831 people), and the highest paying industries are Offices of physicians ($86,214), Couriers & messengers ($79,313), and Animal production & aquaculture ($71,013).

Median household income in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA is $35,337. Males in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA have an average income that is 1.27 times higher than the average income of females, which is $35,978. The income inequality in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.418, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$35,337

2017 value

± $850

3.61%

1 Year Growth

± 4.41%

Households in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA have a median annual income of $35,337, 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 $34,107 in 2016, which represents a 3.61% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$45,744

Average Male Salary

± $7,392

$35,978

Average Female Salary

± $5,233

In 2017, full-time male employees in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA made 1.27 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

    $57,771 ± $69,476

  2. White

    $41,533 ± $5,759

  3. Black

    $26,382 ± $5,349

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.39 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.418

2017 Wage GINI

0.413

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA was 0.418 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.27% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) 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 Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) 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 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

25.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA (34k out of 132k 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 Females 35 - 44 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

    16,954 ± 793

  2. Black

    14,861 ± 742

  3. Hispanic

    2,580 ± 392

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA is White, followed by Black 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

46.3k

2017 Value

0.635%

1 Year growth

± 0.635%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA grew at a rate of 0.635%, from 46k employees to 46.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,930 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (1,528 people), and Cashiers (1,480 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA, by number of employees, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,930 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (1,528 people), and Cashiers (1,480 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA has an unusually high number of residents working as Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood (8.92 times higher than expected), Bailiffs, correctional officers, & jailers (7.07 times), and Sheet metal workers (5.21 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($275,143), Industrial production managers ($114,354), and Software developers, applications & systems software ($105,388).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

46.3k

2017 Value

0.635%

1 Year growth

± 0.635%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA grew at a rate of 0.635%, from 46k employees to 46.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,058 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (2,842 people), and Hospitals (2,831 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA, though some of these residents may live in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) 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 Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,058 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (2,842 people), and Hospitals (2,831 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA has an unusually high number of Logging (11.8 times higher than expected), Carpet & rug mills (11.3 times), and Agricultural implement manufacturing (10.9 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA, by average salary, are Offices of physicians ($86,214), Couriers & messengers ($79,313), and Animal production & aquaculture ($71,013).

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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).

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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.

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Health

83.7% of the population of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA has health coverage, with 37.7% on employee plans, 22.3% on Medicaid, 11.3% on Medicare, 10.4% on non-group plans, and 2% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA was $6,587 in 2014. This is a 5.41% increase from the previous year ($6,249).

Primary care physicians in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) 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

16.3%

Uninsured

37.7%

Employer Coverage

22.3%

Medicaid

11.3%

Medicare

10.4%

Non-Group

2%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 16.3%.

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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%.

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Diversity

Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA is home to a population of 140k people, from which 98.6% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA is composed of 86.1k White Alone residents (61.5%), 45.5k Black or African American Alone residents (32.5%), 5.3k Hispanic or Latino residents (3.78%), 1.86k Two or More Races residents (1.33%), 770 Asian Alone residents (0.549%), 437 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.312%), 158 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.113%), and 7 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.005%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA are Spanish (3,860 speakers), French (Incl. Cajun) (130 speakers), and Vietnamese (124 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

39

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

40

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA was 39. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 39, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 40. But people in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA residents was 39.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

1.94%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

2.73k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) 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 Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA was 1.94%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    1,353 ± 899 people

  2. Guatemala

    156 ± 306 people

  3. Germany

    148 ± 299 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA was Mexico, the natal country of 1,353 Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA residents, followed by Guatemala with 156 and Germany with 148.

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Citizenship

98.6%

2017 Citizenship

98.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.6% of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA was 98.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    86.1k ± 452

  2. Black or African American Alone

    45.5k ± 456

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    5.3k ± 641

In 2017, there were 1.89 times more White Alone residents (86.1k people) in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 45.5k Black or African American Alone and 5.3k 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 Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    3,860 speakers (2.94%)

  2. French (Incl. Cajun)

    130 speakers (0.0989%)

  3. Vietnamese

    124 speakers (0.0943%)

3.7% of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) 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 Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA was Spanish. 2.94% of the overall population of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA are native Spanish speakers. 0.0989% speak French (Incl. Cajun) and 0.0943% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    3,381 ± 350

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,401 ± 313

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,343 ± 220

Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.41 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA awarded 357 degrees. The student population of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA is skewed towards women, with 1,321 male students and 1,831 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA are White (207 and 58.3%), followed by Black or African American (125 and 35.2%), Hispanic or Latino (14 and 3.94%), and Asian (3 and 0.845%).

The largest universities in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA by number of degrees awarded are East Georgia State College (357 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (354 and 99.2%) and General Biological Sciences (3 and 0.84%).

The median tuition costs in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $2,181 and $8,256 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. 354 degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

357 degrees awarded

$2,181

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA institution with the largest number of graduating students was East Georgia State College with 357 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

134

Degrees Awarded to Men

223

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 134 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA, which is 0.601 times less than the 223 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

    207 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    125 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    14 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA were to White students. These 207 degrees mean that there were 1.66 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 125 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA was $78,900 in 2017, which is 0.363 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $78,200 to $78,900, a 0.895% increase. The homeownership rate in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA is 66.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA have an average commute time of 24.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) 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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$35,337

Median Household Income

± $850

50.5k

Number of Households

± 1,328

In 2017, the median household income of the 50.5k households in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA grew to $35,337 from the previous year's value of $34,107.

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Housing

Property Value

$78,900

2017 Median

± $1,904

$78,200

2016 Median

± $1,974

In 2017, the median property value in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA grew to to $78,900 from the previous year's value of $78,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) 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 Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, 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 Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

66.1%

2017 Homeownership

65.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 66.1% of the housing units in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 65.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) 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 Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

24.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA have a shorter commute time (24.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.07% of the workforce in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    82.9%

  2. Carpooled

    11.7%

  3. Worked At Home

    2.26%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA was Drove Alone (82.9%), followed by those who Carpooled (11.7%) and those who Worked At Home (2.26%).

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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