Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA

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2022 Population
118,006
1.14% 1-year decline
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
36.4
0.552% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
21.5%
1.65% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$53,142
8.02% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$153,100
13.4% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
47,122
0.33% 1-year decline

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In 2022, Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA had a population of 118k people with a median age of 36.4 and a median household income of $53,142. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA declined from 119,372 to 118,006, a −1.14% decrease and its median household income grew from $49,198 to $53,142, a 8.02% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (56.7%), White (Non-Hispanic) (36.3%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.1%), Other (Hispanic) (1.36%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.3%).

4.78% of the households in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.6% of the residents in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA are Albany Technical College (1,559 degrees awarded in 2022) and Albany State University (1,448 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA was $153,100, and the homeownership rate was 53.8%.

Most people in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA is home to a population of 118k people, from which 98.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.78% of Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA residents were born outside of the country (3.29k people).

In 2022, there were 1.56 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (66.9k people) in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 42.9k White (Non-Hispanic) and 2.48k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA are Spanish (2,971 households), Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (503 households), and Vietnamese (371 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
62,305
Women
52.9%
55,522
Men
47.1%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 117,827 inhabitants, with 47.1% men, and 52.9% women.

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Citizenship

98.6%
2022 Citizenship
98.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.6% of Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA was 98.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    66.9k ± 499
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    42.9k ± 242
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2.48k ± 502
3.19%
Hispanic Population
3.77k people

In 2022, there were 1.56 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (66.9k people) in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 42.9k White (Non-Hispanic) and 2.48k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.19% of the people in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA are hispanic (3.77k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    406 ± 494 people
  2. Guatemala
    253 ± 390 people
  3. Philippines
    214 ± 359 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA was Mexico, the natal country of 406 Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA residents, followed by Guatemala with 253 and Philippines with 214.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.78%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
3.29k people
2.41%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.87k people

As of 2022, 2.78% of Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA residents (3.29k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA was 2.41%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    2,971 households (2.69%)
  2. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)
    503 households (0.455%)
  3. Vietnamese
    371 households (0.336%)

4.78% of the households in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA was Spanish. 2.69% of the households in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,384 ± 557
  2. Vietnam
    2,304 ± 314
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,948 ± 374

Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.03 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA employs 47.1k people. The largest industries in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA are Elementary & secondary schools (4,110 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,208 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,813 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($167,515), Offices of physicians ($127,545), and Beverage manufacturing ($118,987).

Males in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $49,001. The income inequality in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.433, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
25,236
Women
54.5%
21,093
Men
45.5%

The workforce of Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA in 2020 was 46,329 people, with 54.5% woman, and 45.5% men.

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Occupations

47.1k
2022 Value
−0.33%
1 Year decline
± −0.33%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA declined at a rate of −0.33%, from 47.3k employees to 47.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA, are Customer service representatives (1,925 people), Cooks (1,272 people), and Registered nurses (1,201 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

47.1k
2022 Value
−0.33%
1 Year decline
± −0.33%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA declined at a rate of −0.33%, from 47.3k employees to 47.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,110 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,208 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,813 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA, though some of these residents may live in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$46,132
Median earning men ± $2,001
$33,160
Median earning women ± $1,676

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($73,011), Wholesale Trade ($65,616), and Public Administration ($64,162).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($45,326), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($45,056), and Public Administration ($44,642).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
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%.

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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.

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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 2022, universities in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA awarded 3,007 degrees. The student population of Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 2,364 male students and 6,547 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA are Black or African American (2,226 and 74.2%), followed by White (559 and 18.6%), Hispanic or Latino (99 and 3.3%), and Two or More Races (48 and 1.6%).

The largest universities in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA by number of degrees awarded are Albany Technical College (1,559 and 51.8%) and Albany State University (1,448 and 48.2%).

The most popular majors in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (384 and 12.8%), Registered Nursing (336 and 11.2%), and General Business Administration & Management (222 and 7.38%).

The median tuition cost in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA for a public four year colleges is $4,064 for in-state students and $14,786 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

Measure

In 2020 in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 73%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 25.8%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 8,911 (26.5% men and 73.5% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 8,911 students enrolled in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA, 26.5% men and 73.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Black or African American with 7,051 records, of which 73.8% were women and 26.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 38 degrees awarded
  2. 384 degrees awarded
  3. 216 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA was General Business Administration & Management with 38 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,559 degrees awarded
  2. 1,448 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Albany Technical College with 1,559 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 883 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA, which is 0.416 times less than the 2,124 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Black or African American students. These 2,226 degrees mean that there were 3.98 times more degrees awarded to Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 559 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 4-year or above ($4,064) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,420) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,497) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.992% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.652% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (26k), Some college (21.1k), and Secondary Education (17.3k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA was $153,100 in 2022, which is 0.543 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $135,000 to $153,100, a 13.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA is 53.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA have an average commute time of 21.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA is $53,142. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA was Atlanta Regional Commission--Fulton County (Northeast)--Johns Creek & Alpharetta PUMA, GA with a value of $147,564, followed by Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA and Atlanta Regional Commision (Northeast)--Forsyth County (South)--Cumming City PUMA, GA, with respective values of $137,120 and $134,743.

Property

$153,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,578
$24,685
Median Property Taxes
±$1,217

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 Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

53.8%
Homeownership
2022
63%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 53.8% of the housing units in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 53.4%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA was Atlanta Regional Commission--Fulton County (Northeast)--Johns Creek & Alpharetta PUMA, GA with a value of $147,564, followed by Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA and Atlanta Regional Commision (Northeast)--Forsyth County (South)--Cumming City PUMA, GA, with respective values of $137,120 and $134,743.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$53,142
Median Household Income
± $2,493
45.8k
Number of Households
± 1,823

In 2022, the median household income of the 45.8k households in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA grew to $53,142 from the previous year's value of $49,198.

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Wage Distribution

0.433
2022 Wage GINI in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA
0.428
2021 Wage GINI in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA

In 2022, the income inequality in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA was 0.433 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.04% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (80.4%)
  2. Carpooled (10.8%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.3%)

In 2022, 80.4% of workers in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.8%) and those who worked at home (5.3%).

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Commute Time

21.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA have a shorter commute time (21.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.32% of the workforce in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

21.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA (24.3k out of 113k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

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

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Health

87% of the population of Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA has health coverage, with 38.3% on employee plans, 22.7% on Medicaid, 10.6% on Medicare, 11.8% on non-group plans, and 3.55% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Georgia see 1492 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.06% decrease from the previous year (1508 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1921 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 637 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,492 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Georgia

Primary care physicians in Georgia see an average of 1,492 patients per year. This represents a 1.06% decrease from the previous year (1,508 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.7% under 18 years, 21.4% between 18 and 34 years, 36.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 45.7% were men and 54.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

13%
Uninsured
38.3%
Employer Coverage
22.7%
Medicaid
10.6%
Medicare
11.8%
Non-Group
3.55%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Southwest Georgia Regional Commission (North Central)--Dougherty & Lee Counties PUMA, GA declined by 0.474% from 13.1% to 13%.

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