Richmond County PUMA, GA

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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2020 Population
202,178
0.162% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
34.4
0.88% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
23.2%
0.771% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$43,882
2.7% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$115,300
6.76% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
87,234
0.916% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Richmond County PUMA, GA had a population of 202k people with a median age of 34.4 and a median household income of $43,882. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Richmond County PUMA, GA grew from 201,852 to 202,178, a 0.162% increase and its median household income grew from $42,728 to $43,882, a 2.7% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Richmond County PUMA, GA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (55.7%), White (Non-Hispanic) (33.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.71%), White (Hispanic) (2.25%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.78%).

6.64% of the households in Richmond County PUMA, GA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.3% of the residents in Richmond County PUMA, GA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Central Savannah River Area Regional Commission (East Central)--Richmond County PUMA, GA are Augusta University (2,211 degrees awarded in 2020), Augusta Technical College (1,983 degrees), and Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Augusta (205 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Richmond County PUMA, GA was $115,300, and the homeownership rate was 51.6%.

Most people in Richmond County PUMA, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Richmond County PUMA, GA was 2 cars per household.

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Richmond County PUMA, GA is home to a population of 202k people, from which 98.3% are citizens. As of 2020, 3.49% of Richmond County PUMA, GA residents were born outside of the country (7.06k people).

In 2020, there were 1.65 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (113k people) in Richmond County PUMA, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 68.4k White (Non-Hispanic) and 5.47k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Richmond County PUMA, GA are Spanish (6,630 households), German (790 households), and Korean (672 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
104,388
Women
51.6%
97,767
Men
48.4%

The resident population of United States in 2020 was 202,155 inhabitants, with 48.4% men, and 51.6% women.

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Citizenship

98.3%
2020 Citizenship
98.2%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.3% of Richmond County PUMA, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Richmond County PUMA, GA was 98.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Richmond County PUMA, GA
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    113k ± 1.04k
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    68.4k ± 396
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    5.47k ± 860
5.09%
Hispanic Population
10.3k people

In 2020, there were 1.65 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (113k people) in Richmond County PUMA, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 68.4k White (Non-Hispanic) and 5.47k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.09% of the people in Richmond County PUMA, GA are hispanic (10.3k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    846 ± 713 people
  2. Korea
    844 ± 712 people
  3. Philippines
    730 ± 662 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Richmond County PUMA, GA was Mexico, the natal country of 846 Richmond County PUMA, GA residents, followed by Korea with 844 and Philippines with 730.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.49%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
7.06k people
3.75%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
7.57k people

As of 2020, 3.49% of Richmond County PUMA, GA residents (7.06k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Richmond County PUMA, GA was 3.75%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    6,630 households (3.52%)
  2. German
    790 households (0.419%)
  3. Korean
    672 households (0.357%)

6.64% of the households in Richmond County PUMA, GA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Richmond County PUMA, GA was Spanish. 3.52% of the households in Richmond County PUMA, GA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    5,314 ± 462
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    5,167 ± 680
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    4,053 ± 526

Richmond County PUMA, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.03 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Richmond County PUMA, GA employs 87.2k people. The largest industries in Richmond County PUMA, GA are Restaurants & Food Services (8,155 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (6,104 people), and U. S. Army (4,555 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($114,527), Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($88,536), and Scientific research & development services ($82,910).

Males in Richmond County PUMA, GA have an average income that is 1.29 times higher than the average income of females, which is $37,930. The income inequality in Richmond County PUMA, GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.441, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
43,426
Women
49.8%
43,808
Men
50.2%

The workforce of Richmond County PUMA, GA in 2020 was 87,234 people, with 49.8% woman, and 50.2% men.

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Occupations

87.2k
2020 Value
0.916%
1 Year growth
± 0.916%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Richmond County PUMA, GA grew at a rate of 0.916%, from 86.4k employees to 87.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Richmond County PUMA, GA, are Cashiers (2,477 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,444 people), and Cooks (2,351 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Richmond County PUMA, GA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

87.2k
2020 Value
0.916%
1 Year growth
± 0.916%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Richmond County PUMA, GA grew at a rate of 0.916%, from 86.4k employees to 87.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Richmond County PUMA, GA, are Restaurants & Food Services (8,155 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (6,104 people), and U. S. Army (4,555 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Richmond County PUMA, GA, though some of these residents may live in Richmond County PUMA, GA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$31,773
Median earning men ± $964
$25,158
Median earning women ± $1,085

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($53,920), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($50,358), and Public Administration ($44,000).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($40,859), Information ($35,234), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($34,654).

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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.

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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. $68.9B
  2. $63.5B
  3. $51.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Georgia product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $68.9B, followed by Mixed freight ($63.5B) and Electronics ($51.2B).

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$626B
2020 Value in Georgia
$1.3T
Projected 2050 Value in Georgia
108% growth

In 2020, total outbound Georgia trade was $626B. This is expected to increase 108% to $1.3T by 2050.

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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. $57.7B
  2. $34B
  3. $30.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Georgia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Florida with $57.7B, followed by Tennessee with $34B and North Carolina and $30.2B.

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

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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.

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 the resignation of Johnny Isakson.

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.

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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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In 2020, universities in Richmond County PUMA, GA awarded 4,452 degrees. The student population of Richmond County PUMA, GA in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 4,814 male students and 8,808 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Richmond County PUMA, GA are White (2,220 and 50.3%), followed by Black or African American (1,458 and 33%), Hispanic or Latino (266 and 6.03%), and Asian (234 and 5.3%).

The largest universities in Richmond County PUMA, GA by number of degrees awarded are Augusta University (2,211 and 49.7%), Augusta Technical College (1,983 and 44.5%), and Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Augusta (205 and 4.6%).

The most popular majors in Central Savannah River Area Regional Commission (East Central)--Richmond County PUMA, GA are Registered Nursing (329 and 7.39%), Computer & Information Systems Security (250 and 5.62%), and Medicine (219 and 4.92%).

The median tuition costs in Central Savannah River Area Regional Commission (East Central)--Richmond County PUMA, GA are $12,705 for private four year colleges, and $6,892 and $22,270 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2020 in Richmond County PUMA, GA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 79.8%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 21.6%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 13,622 (35.3% men and 64.7% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 13,622 students enrolled in Richmond County PUMA, GA, 35.3% men and 64.7% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 6,346 records, of which 62.2% were women and 37.8% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 181 degree-majors awarded
  2. 77 degree-majors awarded
  3. 71 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Central Savannah River Area Regional Commission (East Central)--Richmond County PUMA, GA was Registered Nursing with 181 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Central Savannah River Area Regional Commission (East Central)--Richmond County PUMA, GA according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,211 degrees awarded
  2. 1,983 degrees awarded
  3. 205 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Augusta University with 2,211 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 1,797 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Richmond County PUMA, GA, which is 0.677 times less than the 2,655 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 2,220 degrees mean that there were 1.52 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 1,458 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($12,705) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($2,130) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($2,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2020, 0.7% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.718% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Richmond County PUMA, GA in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (52.2k), Some college (37.3k), and Secondary Education (28.4k).

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The median property value in Richmond County PUMA, GA was $115,300 in 2020, which is 0.502 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $108,000 to $115,300, a 6.76% increase. The homeownership rate in Richmond County PUMA, GA is 51.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Richmond County PUMA, GA have an average commute time of 20.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Richmond County PUMA, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Richmond County PUMA, GA is $43,882. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Richmond County PUMA, GA was Fulton County (Northeast)Johns Creek City PUMA, GA with a value of $128,680, followed by Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA and Forsyth County PUMA, GA, with respective values of $118,030 and $112,834.

Property

$115,300
Median Property Value 2020
±$4,352
$37,427
Median Property Taxes
±$1,516

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Richmond County PUMA, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

51.6%
Homeownership
2020
63.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 51.6% of the housing units in Richmond County PUMA, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 52.6%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Richmond County PUMA, GA was Fulton County (Northeast)Johns Creek City PUMA, GA with a value of $128,680, followed by Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA and Forsyth County PUMA, GA, with respective values of $118,030 and $112,834.

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

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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.
$43,882
Median Household Income
± $1,394
72.5k
Number of Households
± 2,340

In 2020, the median household income of the 72.5k households in Richmond County PUMA, GA grew to $43,882 from the previous year's value of $42,728.

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Wage Distribution

0.441
2020 Wage GINI in Richmond County PUMA, GA
0.44
2019 Wage GINI in Richmond County PUMA, GA

In 2020, the income inequality in Richmond County PUMA, GA was 0.441 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.422% growth from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Richmond County PUMA, GA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Richmond County PUMA, GA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (80.6%)
  2. Carpooled (9.46%)
  3. Walked (3.35%)

In 2018, 80.6% of workers in Richmond County PUMA, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.46%) and those who walked to work (3.35%).

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Commute Time

20.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Richmond County PUMA, GA have a shorter commute time (20.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.36% of the workforce in Richmond County PUMA, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Poverty & Diversity

23.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Richmond County PUMA, GA (44.6k out of 192k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Richmond County PUMA, GA is Black, followed by White 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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86.6% of the population of Richmond County PUMA, GA has health coverage, with 35.3% on employee plans, 21.4% on Medicaid, 8.91% on Medicare, 16.3% on non-group plans, and 4.71% 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.

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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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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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).

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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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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.6% under 18 years, 24% between 18 and 34 years, 36.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 45.5% were men and 54.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

13.4%
Uninsured
35.3%
Employer Coverage
21.4%
Medicaid
8.91%
Medicare
16.3%
Non-Group
4.71%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Richmond County PUMA, GA grew by 2.68% from 13% to 13.4%.

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