Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA

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Population
159,430
0.278% 1-year decline
US Senator
David Perdue
Republican Party
US Senator
Kelly Loeffler
Republican Party
Median Age
38.4

Poverty Rate
23%

Median Household Income
$37,979
3.19% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$84,300
0.837% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
53,023
4.05% 1-year growth

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In 2018, Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA had a population of 159k people with a median age of 38.4 and a median household income of $37,979. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA declined from 159,875 to 159,430, a -0.278% decrease and its median household income grew from $36,806 to $37,979, a 3.19% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (62.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (25.7%), Other (Hispanic) (4.92%), White (Hispanic) (3.39%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.07%). 9.6% of the people in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA speak a non-English language, and 96% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA are Southeastern Technical College (800 degrees awarded in 2017) and Brewton-Parker College (60 degrees).

The median property value in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA is $84,300, and the homeownership rate is 65.1%. Most people in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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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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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.

David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler 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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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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Senator from Georgia2
  1. David Perdue
    Assumed office on January 3, 2015
  2. Kelly Loeffler
    Assumed office on January 6, 2020
    Appointed to the seat after Johnny Isakson's resignation

David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler are the senators currently representing Georgia.

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

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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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Diversity

Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA is home to a population of 159k people, from which 96% are citizens. As of 2018, 5.2% of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA residents were born outside of the country (8.3k people).

In 2018, there were 2.44 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (100k people) in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 41k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.85k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA are Spanish (12,933 speakers), German (199 speakers), and Vietnamese (147 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    100k ± 240
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    41k ± 567
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    7.85k ± 818
9.51%
Hispanic Population
15.2k people

In 2018, there were 2.44 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (100k people) in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 41k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.85k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.51% of the people in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA are hispanic (15.2k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    12,933 speakers (8.64%)
  2. German
    199 speakers (0.133%)
  3. Vietnamese
    147 speakers (0.0983%)

9.6% of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA was Spanish. 8.64% of the overall population of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA are native Spanish speakers. 0.133% speak German and 0.0983% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

5.2%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
8.3k people
5.09%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
8.13k people

As of 2018, 5.2% of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA residents (8.3k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA was 5.09%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

38
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.3
40
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.3

In 2018, the median age of all people in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA was 38.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 38, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 40. But people in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA residents was 38.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    5,097 ± 1,725 people
  2. Guatemala
    301 ± 426 people
  3. Colombia
    277 ± 408 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA was Mexico, the natal country of 5,097 Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA residents, followed by Guatemala with 301 and Colombia with 277.

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Citizenship

96%
2018 Citizenship
95.8%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 96% of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA was 95.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,298 ± 338
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,953 ± 360
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,569 ± 278

Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.69 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA is $37,979. In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA was Fulton County (Northeast)Johns Creek City PUMA, GA with a value of $126,789, followed by Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA and Fulton County (Northwest)Roswell City PUMA, GA, with respective values of $113,147 and $107,556.

Males in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA have an average income that is 1.24 times higher than the average income of females, which is $35,306. The income inequality in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.419, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA employs 53k people. The largest industries in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA are Elementary & secondary schools (4,524 people), Construction (4,196 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,135 people), and the highest paying industries are Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($91,959), Architectural, engineering & related services ($86,966), and Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals ($78,626).

Wages

Median Household Income

$37,979
2018 value
± $1,368
3.19%
1 Year Growth
± 4.73%

Households in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA have a median annual income of $37,979, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $36,806 in 2017, which represents a 3.19% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$43,894
Average Male Salary in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA
± $5,596
$35,306
Average Female Salary in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA
± $5,336

In 2017, full-time male employees in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA made 1.24 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 (Southeast) 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 (Southeast) PUMA, GA
  1. White
    $39,932 ± $4,586
  2. Two or More Races
    $35,178 ± $29,298
  3. Asian
    $26,558 ± $29,010

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA workers was White. These workers were paid 1.14 times more than Two or More Races workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA.

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Wage Distribution

0.419
2017 Wage GINI in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA
0.42
2016 Wage GINI in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA

In 2017, the income inequality in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA was 0.419 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.22% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) 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 (Southeast) PUMA, GA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA was Fulton County (Northeast)Johns Creek City PUMA, GA with a value of $126,789, followed by Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA and Fulton County (Northwest)Roswell City PUMA, GA, with respective values of $113,147 and $107,556.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) 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

23% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA (33.1k out of 144k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females < 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
    16,608 ± 922
  2. Black
    12,290 ± 905
  3. Hispanic
    4,907 ± 561

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) 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

53k
2017 Value
4.05%
1 Year growth
± 4.05%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA grew at a rate of 4.05%, from 51k employees to 53k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,126 people), Miscellaneous agricultural workers, including animal breeders (1,766 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,643 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA, by number of employees, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,126 people), Miscellaneous agricultural workers, including animal breeders (1,766 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,643 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA has an unusually high number of residents working as Logging workers (13.1 times higher than expected), Graders & sorters, agricultural products (10.8 times), and Power plant operators, distributors, & dispatchers (9.29 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($419,449), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers ($115,762), and Computer & information systems managers ($97,350).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

53k
2017 Value
4.05%
1 Year growth
± 4.05%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA grew at a rate of 4.05%, from 51k employees to 53k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,524 people), Construction (4,196 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,135 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA, though some of these residents may live in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) 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 (Southeast) PUMA, GA, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,524 people), Construction (4,196 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,135 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA has an unusually high number of Logging (21.4 times higher than expected), Agricultural implement manufacturing (21.3 times), and Leather tanning & finishing, & other allied products manufacturing (13 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA, by average salary, are Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($91,959), Architectural, engineering & related services ($86,966), and Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals ($78,626).

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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 in Georgia
$628B
Projected 2045 Value in Georgia
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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Education

In 2017, universities in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA awarded 860 degrees. The student population of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA is skewed towards women, with 959 male students and 1,537 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA are White (572 and 66.7%), followed by Black or African American (206 and 24%), Hispanic or Latino (66 and 7.7%), and Asian (6 and 0.7%).

The largest universities in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA by number of degrees awarded are Southeastern Technical College (800 and 93%) and Brewton-Parker College (60 and 6.98%).

The most popular majors in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA are Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (71 and 8.26%), General Health Services (67 and 7.79%), and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (55 and 6.4%).

The median tuition costs in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA are $16,440 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. 71 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 67 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 52 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA was Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant with 71 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 800 degrees awarded
  2. 60 degrees awarded
$N/A
Median In-State Public
$16,440
Median Private

In 2017, the Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Southeastern Technical College with 800 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

307
Degrees Awarded to Men
553
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 307 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA, which is 0.555 times less than the 553 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
    572 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    206 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    66 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA were to White students. These 572 degrees mean that there were 2.78 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 206 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA was $84,300 in 2018, which is 0.367 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $83,600 to $84,300, a 0.837% increase. The homeownership rate in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA is 65.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA have an average commute time of 22.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$84,300
2018 Median
± $2,108
$83,600
2017 Median
± $2,578

In 2018, the median property value in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA grew to to $84,300 from the previous year's value of $83,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) 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 (Southeast) PUMA, GA the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

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$37,979
Median Household Income
± $1,368
54.9k
Number of Households
± 1,665

In 2018, the median household income of the 54.9k households in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA grew to $37,979 from the previous year's value of $36,806.

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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) 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 (Southeast) PUMA, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

65.1%
2018 Homeownership
66%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 65.1% of the housing units in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 66%.

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 (Southeast) PUMA, GA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

22.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA have a shorter commute time (22.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 2.58% of the workforce in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    82.5%
  2. Carpooled
    10.4%
  3. Worked At Home
    2.68%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA was Drove Alone (82.5%), followed by those who Carpooled (10.4%) and those who Worked At Home (2.68%).

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 (Southeast) 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 (Southeast) PUMA, GA have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Health

83.9% of the population of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA has health coverage, with 36.8% on employee plans, 23.1% on Medicaid, 11.6% on Medicare, 9.86% on non-group plans, and 2.57% 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 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 in Georgia

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).

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

16.1%
Uninsured
36.8%
Employer Coverage
23.1%
Medicaid
11.6%
Medicare
9.86%
Non-Group
2.57%
Military or VA

Between N/A and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA N/A by N/A from N/A% to 16.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) 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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