Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA

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2019 Population
170,147
0.167% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
38.4
0.524% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
23.5%
4.19% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$39,180
2.45% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$85,500
5.3% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
60,403
0.834% 1-year decline

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In 2019, Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA had a population of 170k people with a median age of 38.4 and a median household income of $39,180. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA grew from 169,864 to 170,147, a 0.167% increase and its median household income grew from $38,244 to $39,180, a 2.45% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (68.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (21.3%), White (Hispanic) (5.39%), Other (Hispanic) (2.07%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.19%). 7.73% of the households in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 96.9% of the residents in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA are Coastal Pines Technical College (1,732 degrees awarded in 2019) and South Georgia State College (374 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA was $85,500, and the homeownership rate was 69.1%. Most people in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA was 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industry Sector

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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.

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

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Community Mobility

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Diversity

Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA is home to a population of 170k people, from which 96.9% are citizens. As of 2019, 14.5% of Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA residents were born outside of the country (24.6k people).

In 2019, there were 3.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (116k people) in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 36.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 9.18k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA are Spanish (10,429 speakers), German (376 speakers), and Gujarati (341 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    116k ± 301
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    36.3k ± 648
  3. White (Hispanic)
    9.18k ± 727
8.18%
Hispanic Population
13.9k people

In 2019, there were 3.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (116k people) in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 36.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 9.18k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

8.18% of the people in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA are hispanic (13.9k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    10,429 speakers (6.55%)
  2. German
    376 speakers (0.236%)
  3. Gujarati
    341 speakers (0.214%)

7.73% of Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA was Spanish. 6.55% of the overall population of Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA are native Spanish speakers. 0.236% speak German and 0.214% speak Gujarati, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

14.5%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
24.6k people
4.49%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
7.63k people

As of 2019, 14.5% of Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA residents (24.6k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA was 4.49%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

38
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.4
42
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.2

In 2019, the median age of all people in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA was 38.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 38, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA residents was 38.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    3,929 ± 1,521 people
  2. Guatemala
    840 ± 710 people
  3. India
    289 ± 417 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA was Mexico, the natal country of 3,929 Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA residents, followed by Guatemala with 840 and India with 289.

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Citizenship

96.9%
2019 Citizenship
96.7%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 96.9% of Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA was 96.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,856 ± 297
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,931 ± 361
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,165 ± 235

Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.48 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA is $39,180. In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA was Fulton County (Northeast)Johns Creek City PUMA, GA with a value of $150,149, followed by Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA and Fulton County (Northwest)Roswell City PUMA, GA, with respective values of $120,797 and $117,653.

Males in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $35,805. The income inequality in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.416, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA employs 60.4k people. The largest industries in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA are Elementary & secondary schools (4,650 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,356 people), and Construction (4,003 people), and the highest paying industries are Broadcasting (except internet) ($127,904), Offices of dentists ($100,059), and Other consumer goods rental ($87,161).

Wages

Median Household Income

$39,180
2019 value
± $1,349
2.45%
1 Year Growth
± 5.17%

Households in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA have a median annual income of $39,180, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $38,244 in 2018, which represents a 2.45% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$48,086
Average Male Salary in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA
± $7,272
$35,805
Average Female Salary in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA
± $5,009

In 2019, full-time male employees in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA made 1.34 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA
  1. Asian
    $57,734 ± $34,627
  2. White
    $41,002 ± $5,150
  3. Black
    $27,167 ± $5,333

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.41 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA.

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Wage Distribution

0.416
2019 Wage GINI in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA
0.426
2018 Wage GINI in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA

In 2019, the income inequality in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA was 0.416 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.22% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA was Fulton County (Northeast)Johns Creek City PUMA, GA with a value of $150,149, followed by Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA and Fulton County (Northwest)Roswell City PUMA, GA, with respective values of $120,797 and $117,653.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, 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

23.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA (37.7k out of 161k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 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
    22,639 ± 1,198
  2. Black
    11,851 ± 866
  3. Hispanic
    4,987 ± 554

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA is White, followed by Black 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

60.4k
2019 Value
−0.834%
1 Year decline
± −0.834%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA declined at a rate of −0.834%, from 60.9k employees to 60.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,149 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (2,011 people), and Cashiers (1,988 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA, by number of employees, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,149 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (2,011 people), and Cashiers (1,988 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA has an unusually high number of residents working as Logging workers (28.9 times higher than expected), Paper goods machine setters, operators, & tenders (11.3 times), and Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers (9.36 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA, by average salary, are Physicians ($197,388), Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters ($150,144), and Chief executives & legislators ($133,455).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

60.4k
2019 Value
−0.834%
1 Year decline
± −0.834%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA declined at a rate of −0.834%, from 60.9k employees to 60.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,650 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,356 people), and Construction (4,003 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA, though some of these residents may live in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, 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 Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,650 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,356 people), and Construction (4,003 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA has an unusually high number of Prefabricated wood buildings & mobile homes (60 times higher than expected), Logging (32.5 times), and Fiber, yarn, & thread mills (16 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA, by average salary, are Broadcasting (except internet) ($127,904), Offices of dentists ($100,059), and Other consumer goods rental ($87,161).

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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. $64B
  2. $52.9B
  3. $50.2B

In 2018, the top outbound Georgia product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $64B, followed by Mixed freight ($52.9B) and Electronics ($50.2B).

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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$573B
2018 Value in Georgia
$1.16T
Projected 2045 Value in Georgia
103% growth

In 2018, total outbound Georgia trade was $573B. This is expected to increase 103% to $1.16T 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. $44.2B
  2. $27.4B
  3. $27.4B

In 2018, the top outbound Georgia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Florida with $44.2B, followed by South Carolina with $27.4B and Alabama and $27.4B.

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

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Georgia went to Donald J. Trump with 50.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (45.6%), followed by Gary Johnson (3.05%). The most partisan county was Glascock County, GA with 88.8% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

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.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Georgia
50.8% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Georgia
  1. 88.8% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 88.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 87.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Georgia was Glascock County, GA with 88.8% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Georgia colored by their party leaning.

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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 Johnny Isakson's resignation.

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

In 2019, universities in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA awarded 2,106 degrees. The student population of Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA is skewed towards women, with 2,455 male students and 4,389 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA are White (1,481 and 70.6%), followed by Black or African American (438 and 20.9%), Hispanic or Latino (126 and 6.01%), and Two or More Races (27 and 1.29%).

The largest universities in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA by number of degrees awarded are Coastal Pines Technical College (1,732 and 82.2%) and South Georgia State College (374 and 17.8%).

The most popular majors in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA are Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (317 and 15.1%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (261 and 12.4%), and Welding Technology (249 and 11.8%).

The median tuition costs in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $2,280 and $8,632 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 317 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 233 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 120 degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA was Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant with 317 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,732 degrees awarded
  2. 374 degrees awarded
$2,280
Median In-State Public
$N/A
Median Private

In 2019, the Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Coastal Pines Technical College with 1,732 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

844
Degrees Awarded to Men
1,262
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 844 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA, which is 0.669 times less than the 1,262 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,481 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    438 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    126 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA was White students. These 1,481 degrees mean that there were 3.38 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 438 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA was $85,500 in 2019, which is 0.356 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $81,200 to $85,500, a 5.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA is 69.1%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA have an average commute time of 22.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$85,500
2019 Median
± $4,141
$81,200
2018 Median
± $3,138

In 2019, the median property value in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA grew to to $85,500 from the previous year's value of $81,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, 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 Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

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$39,180
Median Household Income
± $1,349
60.3k
Number of Households
± 1,717

In 2019, the median household income of the 60.3k households in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA grew to $39,180 from the previous year's value of $38,244.

The following chart displays the households in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, 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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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

69.1%
2019 Homeownership
69.7%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 69.1% of the housing units in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 69.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

22.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA have a shorter commute time (22.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 2.28% of the workforce in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (85.1%)
  2. Carpooled (9.01%)
  3. Other (1.99%)

In 2019, 85.1% of workers in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.01%) and those who used some unspecified means to get work (1.99%).

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 Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

82.3% of the population of Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA has health coverage, with 33.9% on employee plans, 23.5% on Medicaid, 11.8% on Medicare, 10.7% on non-group plans, and 2.38% 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.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Telfair County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (25.8%). Additionally, Candler County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (53.7%)

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).

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

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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 in Georgia
$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

17.7%
Uninsured
33.9%
Employer Coverage
23.5%
Medicaid
11.8%
Medicare
10.7%
Non-Group
2.38%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA declined by 4.5% from 18.5% to 17.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, 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. 25.8% prevalence
  2. 25.5% prevalence
  3. 24.2% prevalence

Telfair County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Georgia, at 25.8%.

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

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