Roswell, GA

Census Place

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2022 Population
92,770
0.0885% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
40.5
0.746% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
6.52%
7.14% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$122,924
10.5% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$479,400
17.3% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Roswell, GA had a population of 92.8k people with a median age of 40.5 and a median household income of $122,924. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Roswell, GA grew from 92,688 to 92,770, a 0.0885% increase and its median household income grew from $111,214 to $122,924, a 10.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Roswell, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (62%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (11.4%), White (Hispanic) (6.21%), Other (Hispanic) (5.23%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.58%).

None of the households in Roswell, 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.

90% of the residents in Roswell, GA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Roswell, GA was $479,400, and the homeownership rate was 70.8%.

Most people in Roswell, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Roswell, GA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Roswell, GA is home to a population of 92.8k people, from which 90% are citizens. As of 2022, 19.1% of Roswell, GA residents were born outside of the country (17.7k people).

In 2022, there were 5.44 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (57.5k people) in Roswell, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 5.76k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

90%
2022 Citizenship
89.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 90% of Roswell, GA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Roswell, GA was 89.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Roswell, GA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    57.5k ± 2.59k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    10.6k ± 1.4k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    5.76k ± 1.34k
16.1%
Hispanic Population
15k people

In 2022, there were 5.44 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (57.5k people) in Roswell, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 5.76k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

16.1% of the people in Roswell, GA are hispanic (15k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Roswell, GA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

19.1%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
17.7k people
19.4%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
18k people

As of 2022, 19.1% of Roswell, GA residents (17.7k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Roswell, GA was 19.4%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,317 ± 295
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    831 ± 349
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    714 ± 232

Roswell, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.58 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Roswell, GA employs 49.3k people. The largest industries in Roswell, GA are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (7,603 people), Retail Trade (4,624 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (4,430 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($114,677), Manufacturing ($113,244), and Information ($110,000).

Occupations

49.3k
2022 Value
± 2,160
1.14%
1 Year growth
± 6.05%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Roswell, GA grew at a rate of 1.14%, from 48.7k employees to 49.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Roswell, GA, are Management Occupations (9,112 people), Sales & Related Occupations (6,283 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (5,259 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Roswell, GA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

49.3k
2022 Value
± 2,160
1.14%
1 Year growth
± 6.05%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Roswell, GA grew at a rate of 1.14%, from 48.7k employees to 49.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Roswell, GA, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (7,603 people), Retail Trade (4,624 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (4,430 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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Median Earnings by Industry

$78,264
Median earning men ± $9,553
$49,354
Median earning women ± $3,769

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($125,568), Manufacturing ($122,533), and Information ($112,866).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($116,553), Information ($96,563), and Wholesale Trade ($88,068).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.94%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.87M people employed in Georgia. This represents a 2.94% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 11.9%.

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

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Georgia went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 49.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (49.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.24%).

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
Inauguration delayed as incumbent senator David Perdue's term expired on January 3, 2021, two days prior to the 2020-21 United States Senate election in Georgia|runoff election.
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.

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

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US Representatives from Georgia

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

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

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.03% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.33M), Some college (1.78M), and Bachelors Degree (1.56M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Roswell, GA was $479,400 in 2022, which is 1.7 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $408,700 to $479,400, a 17.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Roswell, GA is 70.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Roswell, GA have an average commute time of 29.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Roswell, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Roswell, GA is $122,924. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Roswell, GA was Census Tract 303.43 with a value of $177,898, followed by Census Tract 114.23 and Census Tract 114.19, with respective values of $153,720 and $149,982.

Property

$479,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$11,502
$25,075
Median Property Taxes
±$1,349

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 Roswell, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

70.8%
Homeownership
2022
66.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 70.8% of the housing units in Roswell, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 70.2%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 303.43
  2. Census Tract 114.23
  3. Census Tract 114.19

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Roswell, GA was Census Tract 303.43 with a value of $177,898, followed by Census Tract 114.23 and Census Tract 114.19, with respective values of $153,720 and $149,982.

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

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Household Income

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$122,924
Median Household Income
± $8,037
35.4k
Number of Households
± 1,740

In 2022, the median household income of the 35.4k households in Roswell, GA grew to $122,924 from the previous year's value of $111,214.

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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Roswell, GA is from Georgia.
0.474
2022 Wage GINI in Georgia
0.475
2021 Wage GINI in Georgia

In 2022, the income inequality in Georgia was 0.474 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.224% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Georgia was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Georgia in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (61.2%)
  2. Worked At Home (25.2%)
  3. Carpooled (9.27%)

In 2022, 61.2% of workers in Roswell, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (25.2%) and those who carpooled to work (9.27%).

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Commute Time

29.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Roswell, GA have a longer commute time (29.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.22% of the workforce in Roswell, 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 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.

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Poverty & Diversity

6.52% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Roswell, GA (6.01k out of 92.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 35 - 44.

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

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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Health

89.3% of the population of Roswell, GA has health coverage, with 56.9% on employee plans, 7.05% on Medicaid, 11.7% on Medicare, 12.9% on non-group plans, and 0.812% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Fulton County, GA see 899 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.553% decrease from the previous year (904 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1420 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 371 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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899 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Fulton County, GA

Primary care physicians in Fulton County, GA see an average of 899 patients per year. This represents a 0.553% decrease from the previous year (904 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.7% under 18 years, 16.6% between 18 and 34 years, 42.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.3% were men and 50.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

10.7%
Uninsured
56.9%
Employer Coverage
7.05%
Medicaid
11.7%
Medicare
12.9%
Non-Group
0.812%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Roswell, GA declined by 7.56% from 11.5% to 10.7%.

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