Oconee County, GA

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Population

35,972

2.57% growth

Median Age

40.1


Median Household Income

$77,388

1.9% growth

Poverty Rate

6.93%


Number of Employees

16,944

0.0295% decline

Median Property Value

$252,000

4.13% growth

About

In 2017, Oconee County, GA had a population of 36k people with a median age of 40.1 and a median household income of $77,388. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Oconee County, GA grew from 35,071 to 35,972, a 2.57% increase and its median household income grew from $75,946 to $77,388, a 1.9% increase.

The population of Oconee County, GA is 84.9% White Alone, 5.41% Black or African American Alone, and 4.76% Hispanic or Latino. 7.81% of the people in Oconee County, GA speak a non-English language, and 97.1% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Oconee County, GA is $252,000, and the homeownership rate is 82.2%. Most people in Oconee County, GA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Oconee County, GA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Oconee County, GA employs 16.9k people. The largest industries in Oconee County, GA are Educational Services (3,164 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,575 people), and Retail Trade (1,641 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($93,795), Information ($67,039), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($62,500).

Median household income in Oconee County, GA is $77,388. Males in Oconee County, GA have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,261. The income inequality in Oconee County, GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$77,388

2017 value

± $4,806

1.9%

1 Year Growth

± 8.23%

Households in Oconee County, GA have a median annual income of $77,388, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $75,946 in 2016, which represents a 1.9% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$62,744

Average Male Salary

± $1,190

$46,261

Average Female Salary

± $830

In 2017, full-time male employees in Oconee County, GA made 1.36 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Oconee County, GA by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $58,486 ± $3,787

  2. White

    $53,819 ± $950

  3. Two or More Races

    $43,415 ± $4,855

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Oconee County, GA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.09 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Oconee County, GA is from Georgia.

0.478

2017 Wage GINI

0.477

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Georgia was 0.478 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.233% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Georgia was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Georgia in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Georgia across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 301

  2. Census Tract 303

  3. Census Tract 304

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Oconee County, GA was Census Tract 301 with a value of $83,657, followed by Census Tract 303 and Census Tract 304, with respective values of $76,500 and $71,556.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

6.93% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Oconee County, GA (2.48k out of 35.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 25 - 34.

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

    2,167 ± 360

  2. Hispanic

    587 ± 237

  3. Black

    155 ± 133

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

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

16.9k

2017 Value

± 843

-0.0295%

1 Year decline

± 6.91%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Oconee County, GA declined at a rate of -0.0295%, from 16.9k employees to 16.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Oconee County, GA, are Management Occupations (2,472 people), Education, Training, & Library Occupations (1,889 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,727 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Oconee County, GA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Oconee County, GA, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (2,472 people), Education, Training, & Library Occupations (1,889 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,727 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Oconee County, GA has an unusually high number of residents working as Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (2.52 times higher than expected), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (1.85 times), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (1.84 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Oconee County, GA, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($85,833), Management Occupations ($71,316), and Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($66,365).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

16.9k

2017 Value

± 843

-0.0295%

1 Year decline

± 6.91%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Oconee County, GA declined at a rate of -0.0295%, from 16.9k employees to 16.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Oconee County, GA, are Educational Services (3,164 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,575 people), and Retail Trade (1,641 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Oconee County, GA, though some of these residents may live in Oconee County, GA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Oconee County, GA, by number of employees, are Educational Services (3,164 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,575 people), and Retail Trade (1,641 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Oconee County, GA has an unusually high number of Educational Services (2.01 times higher than expected), Wholesale Trade (1.2 times), and Public Administration (1.14 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Oconee County, GA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($93,795), Information ($67,039), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($62,500).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Georgia to other states, or from other states to Georgia.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $48.1B

  2. $38B

  3. $30.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Georgia product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $48.1B, followed by Motorized vehicles with $38B and Electronics and $30.6B.

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$430B

2015 Value

$628B

Projected 2045 Value

46.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Georgia trade was $430B. This is expected to increase 46.1% to $628B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Georgia trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Georgia to other states, or from other states to Georgia.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $39.4B

  2. $25.3B

  3. $20.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Georgia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Florida with $39.4B, followed by South Carolina with $25.3B and North Carolina and $20.5B.

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

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Health

92.4% of the population of Oconee County, GA has health coverage, with 60.6% on employee plans, 5.53% on Medicaid, 11.3% on Medicare, 13.4% on non-group plans, and 1.56% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Oconee County, GA see 799 patients per year on average, which represents a 13.5% decrease from the previous year (924 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1842 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 576 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

799 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Oconee County, GA see an average of 799 patients per year. This represents a 13.5% decrease from the previous year (924 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Oconee County, GA in comparison to neighboring states.

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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

7.63%

Uninsured

60.6%

Employer Coverage

5.53%

Medicaid

11.3%

Medicare

13.4%

Non-Group

1.56%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Oconee County, GA declined by 13% from 8.77% to 7.63%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Oconee County, GA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 18.2% prevalence

  2. 17.3% prevalence

  3. 16.9% prevalence

Quitman County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Georgia, at 18.2%.

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

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Diversity

Oconee County, GA is home to a population of 36k people, from which 97.1% are citizens. As of 2017, 5.92% of Oconee County, GA residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Oconee County, GA is composed of 30.5k White Alone residents (84.9%), 1.95k Black or African American Alone residents (5.41%), 1.71k Hispanic or Latino residents (4.76%), 1.47k Asian Alone residents (4.1%), 238 Two or More Races residents (0.662%), 51 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.142%), 24 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0667%), and 1 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.00278%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Oconee County, GA are Spanish or Spanish Creole (1,079 speakers), Chinese (275 speakers), and Other Asian Languages (159 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

39

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.6

45

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in Oconee County, GA was 40.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 39, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 45. But people in Oconee County, GA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Oconee County, GA residents was 40.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

5.92%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

6.32%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 5.92% of Oconee County, GA residents 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 Oconee County, GA was 6.32%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    264,376 ± 12,459 people

  2. India

    85,239 ± 7,138 people

  3. Korea

    45,011 ± 5,197 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Oconee County, GA was Mexico, the natal country of 264,376 Oconee County, GA residents, followed by India with 85,239 and Korea with 45,011.

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Citizenship

97.1%

2017 Citizenship

96.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.1% of Oconee County, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Oconee County, GA was 96.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    30.5k ± 65

  2. Black or African American Alone

    1.95k ± 38

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1.71k ± 413

In 2017, there were 15.7 times more White Alone residents (30.5k people) in Oconee County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.95k Black or African American Alone and 1.71k 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 Oconee County, GA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    1,079 speakers (3.31%)

  2. Chinese

    275 speakers (0.844%)

  3. Other Asian Languages

    159 speakers (0.488%)

7.81% of Oconee County, GA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Oconee County, GA was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 3.31% of the overall population of Oconee County, GA are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.844% speak Chinese and 0.488% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    683 ± 128

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    440 ± 159

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    335 ± 124

Oconee County, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.55 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Oconee County, GA was $252,000 in 2017, which is 1.16 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $242,000 to $252,000, a 4.13% increase. The homeownership rate in Oconee County, GA is 82.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Oconee County, GA have an average commute time of 22.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Oconee County, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$77,388

Median Household Income

± $4,806

12.7k

Number of Households

± 679

In 2017, the median household income of the 12.7k households in Oconee County, GA grew to $77,388 from the previous year's value of $75,946.

The following chart displays the households in Oconee County, GA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $100k - $125k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$252,000

2017 Median

± $10,594

$242,000

2016 Median

± $7,604

In 2017, the median property value in Oconee County, GA grew to to $252,000 from the previous year's value of $242,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Oconee County, GA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Oconee County, GA the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Property Taxes

$2k - $3k

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Oconee County, GA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Oconee County, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

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Rent vs Own

82.2%

2017 Homeownership

81.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 82.2% of the housing units in Oconee County, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 81.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Oconee County, GA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Oconee County, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Oconee County, GA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

22.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Oconee County, GA have a shorter commute time (22.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.32% of the workforce in Oconee County, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    85.2%

  2. Carpooled

    7.98%

  3. Worked At Home

    5.88%

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

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