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

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2019 Population
139,696
0.068% 1-year decline
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
39.3
1.29% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
24.6%
3.54% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$38,785
5.7% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$83,300
2.97% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
47,947
2.31% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA had a population of 140k people with a median age of 39.3 and a median household income of $38,785. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA declined from 139,791 to 139,696, a −0.068% decrease and its median household income grew from $36,693 to $38,785, a 5.7% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (61.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (32.7%), White (Hispanic) (2.43%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.27%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.11%). 3.9% of the households in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

98.4% of the residents in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA are East Georgia State College (322 degrees awarded in 2019).

In 2019, the median property value in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA was $83,300, and the homeownership rate was 66%. Most people in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA is home to a population of 140k people, from which 98.4% are citizens. As of 2019, 2.27% of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA residents were born outside of the country (3.17k people).

In 2019, there were 1.87 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (85.4k people) in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 45.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.39k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA are Spanish (4,252 speakers), French (Incl. Cajun) (126 speakers), and Nepali, Marathi, or Other Indic Languages (121 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    85.4k ± 519
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    45.6k ± 573
  3. White (Hispanic)
    3.39k ± 481
3.89%
Hispanic Population
5.43k people

In 2019, there were 1.87 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (85.4k people) in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 45.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.39k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.89% of the people in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA are hispanic (5.43k people).

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    4,252 speakers (3.24%)
  2. French (Incl. Cajun)
    126 speakers (0.096%)
  3. Nepali, Marathi, or Other Indic Languages
    121 speakers (0.0922%)

3.9% 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 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA was Spanish. 3.24% of the overall population of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA are native Spanish speakers. 0.096% speak French (Incl. Cajun) and 0.0922% speak Nepali, Marathi, or Other Indic Languages, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.27%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
3.17k people
1.98%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
2.77k people

As of 2019, 2.27% of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA residents (3.17k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA was 1.98%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

39
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.3
38
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 3.1

In 2019, the median age of all people in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA was 39.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 39, were generally older than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 38. But people in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA residents was 39.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    1,561 ± 965 people
  2. India
    135 ± 285 people
  3. Philippines
    121 ± 270 people

In 2019, 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 1,561 Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA residents, followed by India with 135 and Philippines with 121.

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Citizenship

98.4%
2019 Citizenship
98.7%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 98.4% of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, 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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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,173 ± 301
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,400 ± 302
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,385 ± 262

Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.27 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Georgia (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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

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

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Georgia.

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Community Mobility

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

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Economy

Median household income in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA is $38,785. In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA was Fulton County (Northeast)Johns Creek City PUMA, GA with a value of $150,149, followed by Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA and Fulton County (Northwest)Roswell City PUMA, GA, with respective values of $120,797 and $117,653.

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 $37,330. The income inequality in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.41, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA employs 47.9k people. The largest industries in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA are Elementary & secondary schools (4,107 people), Restaurants & Food Services (2,834 people), and Construction (2,725 people), and the highest paying industries are Animal production & aquaculture ($84,974), Offices of dentists ($76,726), and Rail transportation ($71,882).

Wages

Median Household Income

$38,785
2019 value
± $1,087
5.7%
1 Year Growth
± 3.99%

Households in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA have a median annual income of $38,785, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $36,693 in 2018, which represents a 5.7% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$47,591
Average Male Salary in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA
± $6,397
$37,330
Average Female Salary in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA
± $5,088

In 2019, full-time male employees in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA made 1.27 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA
  1. Asian
    $49,005 ± $67,799
  2. White
    $42,353 ± $5,143
  3. Two or More Races
    $37,176 ± $30,775

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.16 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA.

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Wage Distribution

0.41
2019 Wage GINI in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA
0.405
2018 Wage GINI in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA

In 2019, the income inequality in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA was 0.41 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.22% growth from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. 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 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA was Fulton County (Northeast)Johns Creek City PUMA, GA with a value of $150,149, followed by Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA and Fulton County (Northwest)Roswell City PUMA, GA, with respective values of $120,797 and $117,653.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, 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

24.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA (32.1k out of 131k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 18 - 24.

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
    16,744 ± 848
  2. Black
    13,285 ± 744
  3. Hispanic
    2,015 ± 338

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.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

47.9k
2019 Value
2.31%
1 Year growth
± 2.31%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA grew at a rate of 2.31%, from 46.9k employees to 47.9k 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 (2,161 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (1,686 people), and Cashiers (1,514 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 (2,161 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (1,686 people), and Cashiers (1,514 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 Logging workers (13.5 times higher than expected), Millwrights (6.91 times), and Sheet metal workers (6.54 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 ($253,482), Chief executives & legislators ($104,573), and Software developers ($98,634).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

47.9k
2019 Value
2.31%
1 Year growth
± 2.31%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA grew at a rate of 2.31%, from 46.9k employees to 47.9k 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 (4,107 people), Restaurants & Food Services (2,834 people), and Construction (2,725 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 (4,107 people), Restaurants & Food Services (2,834 people), and Construction (2,725 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 (17.2 times higher than expected), Sawmills & wood preservation (8.33 times), and Nonmetallic mineral mining & quarrying (7.76 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 Animal production & aquaculture ($84,974), Offices of dentists ($76,726), and Rail transportation ($71,882).

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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. $64B
  2. $52.9B
  3. $50.2B

In 2018, the top outbound Georgia product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $64B, followed by Mixed freight ($52.9B) and Electronics ($50.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Georgia products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$573B
2018 Value in Georgia
$1.16T
Projected 2045 Value in Georgia
103% growth

In 2018, total outbound Georgia trade was $573B. This is expected to increase 103% to $1.16T 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. $44.2B
  2. $27.4B
  3. $27.4B

In 2018, the top outbound Georgia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Florida with $44.2B, followed by South Carolina with $27.4B and Alabama and $27.4B.

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

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Georgia went to Donald J. Trump with 50.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (45.6%), followed by Gary Johnson (3.05%). The most partisan county was Glascock County, GA with 88.8% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are the senators currently representing the state of Georgia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Georgia is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Georgia
50.8% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Georgia
  1. 88.8% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 88.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 87.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Georgia was Glascock County, GA with 88.8% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Georgia colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Georgia

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Jon Ossoff
Senator from Georgia2
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Raphael Warnock
Senator from Georgia3
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Elected to the seat to succeed Kelly Loeffler, who had been appointed to the seat following Johnny Isakson's resignation.

Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are the senators currently representing Georgia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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

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US Representatives from Georgia

Georgia is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Georgia have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2019, universities in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA awarded 322 degrees. The student population of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA is skewed towards women, with 1,090 male students and 1,651 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA are White (169 and 52.5%), followed by Black or African American (125 and 38.8%), Hispanic or Latino (16 and 4.97%), and Two or More Races (9 and 2.8%).

The largest universities in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA by number of degrees awarded are East Georgia State College (322 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (163 and 50.6%), General Psychology (31 and 9.63%), and General Business Administration & Management (25 and 7.76%).

The median tuition cost in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA for a public four year colleges is $2,280 for in-state students and $8,632 for out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 163 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 31 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 25 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 163 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
322 degrees awarded
$2,280
Median In-State Public

In 2019, 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 322 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

109
Degrees Awarded to Men
213
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 109 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA, which is 0.512 times less than the 213 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    169 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    125 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    16 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA was White students. These 169 degrees mean that there were 1.35 times more degrees awarded to 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 $83,300 in 2019, which is 0.346 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $80,900 to $83,300, a 2.97% increase. The homeownership rate in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA is 66%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA have an average commute time of 25.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. 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.

Housing

Property Value

$83,300
2019 Median
± $2,256
$80,900
2018 Median
± $2,452

In 2019, the median property value in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA grew to to $83,300 from the previous year's value of $80,900.

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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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$38,785
Median Household Income
± $1,087
49.8k
Number of Households
± 1,381

In 2019, the median household income of the 49.8k households in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA grew to $38,785 from the previous year's value of $36,693.

The following chart displays the households in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) 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 < $10k 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%
2019 Homeownership
65.7%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 66% 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 65.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. 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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Commute Time

25.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA have a longer commute time (25.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 3.98% of the workforce in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (83.3%)
  2. Carpooled (11.9%)
  3. Worked At Home (2.28%)

In 2019, 83.3% of workers in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.9%) and those who worked at home (2.28%).

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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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 false.

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Health

86.1% of the population of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA has health coverage, with 40.5% on employee plans, 20.1% on Medicaid, 12.7% on Medicare, 11.4% on non-group plans, and 1.4% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Georgia see 1508 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.31% decrease from the previous year (1528 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1921 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 691 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Telfair County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (25.8%). Additionally, Candler County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (53.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Georgia.
1,508 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Georgia

Primary care physicians in Georgia see an average of 1,508 patients per year. This represents a 1.31% decrease from the previous year (1,528 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Georgia in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$6,587
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Georgia
$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

13.9%
Uninsured
40.5%
Employer Coverage
20.1%
Medicaid
12.7%
Medicare
11.4%
Non-Group
1.4%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) PUMA, GA declined by 0.752% from 14% to 13.9%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (North & West) 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. 25.8% prevalence
  2. 25.5% prevalence
  3. 24.2% prevalence

Telfair County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Georgia, at 25.8%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Georgia by county over multiple years.

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