Seminole County, GA

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Population

8,549

1.69% decline

Median Age

44


Median Household Income

$33,999

3.98% decline

Poverty Rate

25.5%


Number of Employees

2,853

3.06% decline

Median Property Value

$77,200

0.521% growth

About

In 2017, Seminole County, GA had a population of 8.55k people with a median age of 44 and a median household income of $33,999. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Seminole County, GA declined from 8,696 to 8,549, a -1.69% decrease and its median household income declined from $35,410 to $33,999, a -3.98% decrease.

The population of Seminole County, GA is 61.6% White Alone, 33.7% Black or African American Alone, and 2.96% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Seminole County, GA speak a non-English language, and 98.9% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Seminole County, GA is $77,200, and the homeownership rate is 71%. Most people in Seminole County, GA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Seminole County, GA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Seminole County, GA employs 2.85k people. The largest industries in Seminole County, GA are Health Care & Social Assistance (472 people), Manufacturing (404 people), and Retail Trade (313 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($67,000), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($66,667), and Transportation & Warehousing ($59,667).

Median household income in Seminole County, GA is $33,999. Males in Seminole 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 Seminole County, GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$33,999

2017 value

± $2,155

-3.98%

1 Year Growth

± 10.3%

Households in Seminole County, GA have a median annual income of $33,999, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $35,410 in 2016, which represents a -3.98% 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.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Georgia 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 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 Seminole 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 2001

  2. Census Tract 2002

  3. Census Tract 2003

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Seminole County, GA was Census Tract 2001 with a value of $37,382, followed by Census Tract 2002 and Census Tract 2003, with respective values of $34,740 and $31,828.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Seminole County, 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

25.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Seminole County, GA (2.15k out of 8.44k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Females 35 - 44.

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. Black

    1,264 ± 166

  2. White

    614 ± 148

  3. Hispanic

    192 ± 100

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Seminole County, 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

2.85k

2017 Value

± 312

-3.06%

1 Year decline

± 16.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Seminole County, GA declined at a rate of -3.06%, from 2.94k employees to 2.85k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Seminole County, GA, are Management Occupations (327 people), Sales & Related Occupations (270 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (263 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Seminole County, GA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Seminole County, GA, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (327 people), Sales & Related Occupations (270 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (263 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Seminole County, GA has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (3.37 times higher than expected), Material Moving Occupations (2.87 times), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (2.02 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Seminole County, GA, by median earnings, are Management Occupations ($70,781), Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($60,833), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($50,156).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

2.85k

2017 Value

± 312

-3.06%

1 Year decline

± 16.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Seminole County, GA declined at a rate of -3.06%, from 2.94k employees to 2.85k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Seminole County, GA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (472 people), Manufacturing (404 people), and Retail Trade (313 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Seminole County, GA, though some of these residents may live in Seminole 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 Seminole County, GA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (472 people), Manufacturing (404 people), and Retail Trade (313 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Seminole County, GA has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (6.28 times higher than expected), Wholesale Trade (1.61 times), and Utilities (1.46 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Seminole County, GA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($67,000), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($66,667), and Transportation & Warehousing ($59,667).

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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

$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

82% of the population of Seminole County, GA has health coverage, with 31.1% on employee plans, 23.7% on Medicaid, 15.1% on Medicare, 11.1% on non-group plans, and 1.01% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Seminole County, GA see 786 patients per year on average, which represents a 18.5% decrease from the previous year (965 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1694 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 4234 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

786 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Seminole County, GA see an average of 786 patients per year. This represents a 18.5% decrease from the previous year (965 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Seminole 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%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

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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

18%

Uninsured

31.1%

Employer Coverage

23.7%

Medicaid

15.1%

Medicare

11.1%

Non-Group

1.01%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Seminole County, GA declined by 2.75% from 18.5% to 18%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Seminole 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

Seminole County, GA is home to a population of 8.55k people, from which 98.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.26% of Seminole County, GA residents were born outside of the country (108 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Seminole County, GA is composed of 5.27k White Alone residents (61.6%), 2.88k Black or African American Alone residents (33.7%), 253 Hispanic or Latino residents (2.96%), 82 Asian Alone residents (0.959%), 65 Two or More Races residents (0.76%), 4 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0468%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Seminole County, GA are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

44

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.6

38

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 5.3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Seminole County, GA was 44. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 44, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 38. But people in Seminole County, GA are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Seminole County, GA residents was 45.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.26%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

108 people

1.38%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

120 people

As of 2017, 1.26% of Seminole County, GA residents (108 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 Seminole County, GA was 1.38%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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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

98.9%

2017 Citizenship

99%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.9% of Seminole County, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Seminole County, GA was 99%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    5.27k ± 8

  2. Black or African American Alone

    2.88k ± 94

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    253 ± 83.5

In 2017, there were 1.83 times more White Alone residents (5.27k people) in Seminole County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.88k Black or African American Alone and 253 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 Seminole County, GA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Seminole County, GA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Seminole County, GA was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Seminole County, GA are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    330 ± 81

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    73 ± 73

  3. Korea

    44 ± 25

Seminole County, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.52 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Seminole County, GA was $77,200 in 2017, which is 0.355 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $76,800 to $77,200, a 0.521% increase. The homeownership rate in Seminole County, GA is 71%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Seminole County, GA have an average commute time of 21.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Seminole 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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$33,999

Median Household Income

± $2,155

3.35k

Number of Households

± 330

In 2017, the median household income of the 3.35k households in Seminole County, GA declined from $33,999 from the previous year's value of $35,410.

The following chart displays the households in Seminole 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 < $10k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$77,200

2017 Median

± $12,136

$76,800

2016 Median

± $8,105

In 2017, the median property value in Seminole County, GA grew to to $77,200 from the previous year's value of $76,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Seminole 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 Seminole County, GA the largest share of households have a property value in the $40k - $50k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Seminole County, GA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Seminole County, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

71%

2017 Homeownership

74.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 71% of the housing units in Seminole County, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 74.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Seminole 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 Seminole County, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Seminole County, GA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

21.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Seminole County, GA have a shorter commute time (21.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.474% of the workforce in Seminole County, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    82.1%

  2. Carpooled

    10.9%

  3. Worked At Home

    2.32%

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

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