Roswell, GA

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Population

94,239

0.288% growth

Median Age

37.8


Median Household Income

$87,911

3.47% growth

Poverty Rate

8.89%


Number of Employees

49,970

0.287% growth

Median Property Value

$333,200

5.74% growth

About

In 2017, Roswell, GA had a population of 94.2k people with a median age of 37.8 and a median household income of $87,911. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Roswell, GA grew from 93,968 to 94,239, a 0.288% increase and its median household income grew from $84,959 to $87,911, a 3.47% increase.

The population of Roswell, GA is 64.1% White Alone, 14.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Roswell, GA speak a non-English language, and 89% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Roswell, GA is $333,200, and the homeownership rate is 66.6%. Most people in Roswell, GA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 26.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Roswell, GA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Roswell, GA employs 50k people. The largest industries in Roswell, GA are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (7,778 people), Retail Trade (5,496 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (5,386 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($93,223), Utilities ($82,969), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($80,845).

Median household income in Roswell, GA is $87,911. Males in Roswell, 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 Roswell, GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$87,911

2017 value

± $3,449

3.47%

1 Year Growth

± 5.99%

Households in Roswell, GA have a median annual income of $87,911, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $84,959 in 2016, which represents a 3.47% 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 Georgia made 1.36 times more than female 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 Georgia 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 Roswell, 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 114.18

  2. Census Tract 114.23

  3. Census Tract 114.10

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Roswell, GA was Census Tract 114.18 with a value of $130,653, followed by Census Tract 114.23 and Census Tract 114.10, with respective values of $116,250 and $116,102.

The following map shows all of the places in Roswell, 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

8.89% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Roswell, GA (8.33k out of 93.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females < 5 and then Females 6 - 11.

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

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    5,632 ± 669

  2. Hispanic

    3,566 ± 552

  3. Black

    1,078 ± 354

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Roswell, 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

50k

2017 Value

± 1,803

0.287%

1 Year growth

± 5.26%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Roswell, GA grew at a rate of 0.287%, from 49.8k employees to 50k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Roswell, GA, are Management Occupations (9,299 people), Sales & Related Occupations (7,173 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,798 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Roswell, GA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Roswell, GA, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (9,299 people), Sales & Related Occupations (7,173 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,798 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Roswell, GA has an unusually high number of residents working as Computer & Mathematical Occupations (1.98 times higher than expected), Management Occupations (1.83 times), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1.78 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Roswell, GA, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($92,429), Management Occupations ($90,055), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($89,375).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

50k

2017 Value

± 1,803

0.287%

1 Year growth

± 5.26%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Roswell, GA grew at a rate of 0.287%, from 49.8k employees to 50k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Roswell, GA, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (7,778 people), Retail Trade (5,496 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (5,386 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Roswell, GA, though some of these residents may live in Roswell, 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 Roswell, GA, by number of employees, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (7,778 people), Retail Trade (5,496 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (5,386 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Roswell, GA has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (2.78 times higher than expected), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2.22 times), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (1.89 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Roswell, GA, by median earnings, are Information ($93,223), Utilities ($82,969), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($80,845).

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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. $51.8B

  2. $36.9B

  3. $35.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Georgia product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $51.8B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($36.9B) and Electronics ($35.7B).

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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$465B

2020 Value

$628B

Projected 2045 Value

35.1% growth

In 2020, total outbound Georgia trade was $465B. This is expected to increase 35.1% 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. $42.1B

  2. $27.8B

  3. $22.2B

In 2015, the top outbound Georgia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Florida with $42.1B, followed by South Carolina with $27.8B and North Carolina and $22.2B.

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

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Health

86.5% of the population of Roswell, GA has health coverage, with 56.8% on employee plans, 6.83% on Medicaid, 8.74% on Medicare, 13.2% on non-group plans, and 1.01% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Roswell, GA see 1519 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.459% decrease from the previous year (1526 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1984 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 829 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Quitman County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (18.2%). Additionally, Rockdale County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (38.5%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,519 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Georgia see an average of 1,519 patients per year. This represents a 0.459% decrease from the previous year (1,526 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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 

$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

13.5%

Uninsured

56.8%

Employer Coverage

6.83%

Medicaid

8.74%

Medicare

13.2%

Non-Group

1.01%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Roswell, GA declined by 6.62% from 14.4% to 13.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Roswell, 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

Roswell, GA is home to a population of 94.2k people, from which 89% are citizens. As of 2017, 18.3% of Roswell, GA residents were born outside of the country (17.3k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Roswell, GA is composed of 60.4k White Alone residents (64.1%), 14k Hispanic or Latino residents (14.8%), 12.3k Black or African American Alone residents (13%), 4.52k Asian Alone residents (4.8%), 2.11k Two or More Races residents (2.24%), 649 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.689%), 258 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.274%), and 10 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0106%).

Age

Age by Nativity

37

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.8

40

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.4

In 2017, the median age of all people in Roswell, GA was 37.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 37, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 40. But people in Roswell, GA are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Roswell, GA residents was 38.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

18.3%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

17.3k people

18.3%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

17.2k people

As of 2017, 18.3% of Roswell, GA residents (17.3k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Roswell, GA was 18.3%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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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 Georgia was Mexico, the natal country of 264,376 Georgia residents, followed by India with 85,239 and Korea with 45,011.

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Citizenship

89%

2017 Citizenship

88.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 89% of Roswell, GA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Roswell, GA was 88.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    60.4k ± 1.7k

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    14k ± 1.69k

  3. Black or African American Alone

    12.3k ± 1.28k

In 2017, there were 4.33 times more White Alone residents (60.4k people) in Roswell, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 14k Hispanic or Latino and 12.3k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Roswell, GA as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,171 ± 176

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    717 ± 244

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    613 ± 201

Roswell, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.63 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Roswell, GA was $333,200 in 2017, which is 1.45 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $315,100 to $333,200, a 5.74% increase. The homeownership rate in Roswell, GA is 66.6%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Roswell, GA have an average commute time of 26.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Roswell, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$333,200

2017 Median

± $7,910

$315,100

2016 Median

± $7,269

In 2017, the median property value in Roswell, GA grew to to $333,200 from the previous year's value of $315,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Roswell, 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 Roswell, GA the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

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$87,911

Median Household Income

± $3,449

34.2k

Number of Households

± 1,338

In 2017, the median household income of the 34.2k households in Roswell, GA grew to $87,911 from the previous year's value of $84,959.

The following chart displays the households in Roswell, 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 $200k+ range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

66.6%

2017 Homeownership

65.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 66.6% of the housing units in Roswell, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 65.9%.

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

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Commute Time

26.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Roswell, GA have a longer commute time (26.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.89% of the workforce in Roswell, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    75.1%

  2. Worked At Home

    9.76%

  3. Carpooled

    8.37%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Roswell, GA was Drove Alone (75.1%), followed by those who Worked At Home (9.76%) and those who Carpooled (8.37%).

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 Roswell, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Roswell, GA have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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