Talbot County, GA

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Population

6,423

0.785% growth

Median Age

49.9


Median Household Income

$37,226

0.728% growth

Poverty Rate

16.9%


Number of Employees

2,620

0.769% growth

Median Property Value

$81,200

8.27% growth

About

In 2017, Talbot County, GA had a population of 6.42k people with a median age of 49.9 and a median household income of $37,226. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Talbot County, GA grew from 6,373 to 6,423, a 0.785% increase and its median household income grew from $36,957 to $37,226, a 0.728% increase.

The population of Talbot County, GA is 56.4% Black or African American Alone, 40.2% White Alone, and 2.34% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Talbot County, GA speak a non-English language, and 99.8% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Talbot County, GA is $81,200, and the homeownership rate is 80.8%. Most people in Talbot County, GA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 33.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Talbot County, GA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Talbot County, GA employs 2.62k people. The largest industries in Talbot County, GA are Manufacturing (575 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (413 people), and Retail Trade (206 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($60,313), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($50,000), and Public Administration ($38,250).

Median household income in Talbot County, GA is $37,226. Males in Talbot 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 Talbot County, GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$37,226

2017 value

± $5,150

0.728%

1 Year Growth

± 16.1%

Households in Talbot County, GA have a median annual income of $37,226, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $36,957 in 2016, which represents a 0.728% 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 Talbot 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 9601

  2. Census Tract 9603

  3. Census Tract 9602

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Talbot County, GA was Census Tract 9601 with a value of $37,847, followed by Census Tract 9603 and Census Tract 9602, with respective values of $37,639 and $36,546.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 55 - 64

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

16.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Talbot County, GA (1.07k out of 6.35k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 18 - 24.

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

    802 ± 141

  2. White

    261 ± 91

  3. Other

    7 ± 91

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Talbot County, GA is Black, followed by White 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

2.62k

2017 Value

± 254

0.769%

1 Year growth

± 13.9%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Talbot County, GA grew at a rate of 0.769%, from 2.6k employees to 2.62k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Talbot County, GA, are Production Occupations (426 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (367 people), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (227 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Talbot County, GA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Talbot County, GA, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (426 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (367 people), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (227 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Talbot County, GA has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (2.8 times higher than expected), Healthcare Support Occupations (2.25 times), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (2.21 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Talbot County, GA, by median earnings, are Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($92,813), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($63,500), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($50,179).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

2.62k

2017 Value

± 254

0.769%

1 Year growth

± 13.9%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Talbot County, GA grew at a rate of 0.769%, from 2.6k employees to 2.62k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Talbot County, GA, are Manufacturing (575 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (413 people), and Retail Trade (206 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Talbot County, GA, though some of these residents may live in Talbot 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 Talbot County, GA, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (575 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (413 people), and Retail Trade (206 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Talbot County, GA has an unusually high number of Utilities (3.32 times higher than expected), Management of Companies & Enterprises (2.75 times), and Manufacturing (2.17 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Talbot County, GA, by median earnings, are Wholesale Trade ($60,313), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($50,000), and Public Administration ($38,250).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Georgia to other states, or from other states to Georgia.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $51.8B

  2. $36.9B

  3. $35.7B

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

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Georgia products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$465B

2020 Value

$628B

Projected 2045 Value

35.1% growth

In 2020, total outbound Georgia trade was $465B. This is expected to increase 35.1% to $628B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Georgia trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Georgia to other states, or from other states to Georgia.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $42.1B

  2. $27.8B

  3. $22.2B

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

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

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Health

86.4% of the population of Talbot County, GA has health coverage, with 42.6% on employee plans, 11.7% on Medicaid, 16.7% on Medicare, 14.3% on non-group plans, and 1.22% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Talbot County, GA see 6337 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.829% decrease from the previous year (6390 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 6171 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 6171 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

6,337 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Talbot County, GA see an average of 6,337 patients per year. This represents a 0.829% decrease from the previous year (6,390 patients).

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

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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

13.6%

Uninsured

42.6%

Employer Coverage

11.7%

Medicaid

16.7%

Medicare

14.3%

Non-Group

1.22%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Talbot County, GA declined by 2.92% from 14% to 13.6%.

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

Talbot County, GA is home to a population of 6.42k people, from which 99.8% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.18% of Talbot County, GA residents were born outside of the country (76 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Talbot County, GA is composed of 3.62k Black or African American Alone residents (56.4%), 2.58k White Alone residents (40.2%), 150 Hispanic or Latino residents (2.34%), 34 Asian Alone residents (0.529%), 30 Two or More Races residents (0.467%), 5 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0778%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

Age

Age by Nativity

49

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.8

67

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 14.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Talbot County, GA was 49.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 49, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 67. But people in Talbot County, GA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Talbot County, GA residents was 48.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.18%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

76 people

0.973%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

62 people

As of 2017, 1.18% of Talbot County, GA residents (76 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 Talbot County, GA was 0.973%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    264,376 ± 12,459 people

  2. India

    85,239 ± 7,138 people

  3. Korea

    45,011 ± 5,197 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Georgia was Mexico, the natal country of 264,376 Georgia residents, followed by India with 85,239 and Korea with 45,011.

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Citizenship

99.8%

2017 Citizenship

99.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.8% of Talbot County, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Talbot County, GA was 99.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Black or African American Alone

    3.62k ± 47

  2. White Alone

    2.58k ± 18

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    150 ± 64.4

In 2017, there were 1.4 times more Black or African American Alone residents (3.62k people) in Talbot County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.58k White Alone and 150 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 Talbot County, GA as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    260 ± 76

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    58 ± 37

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    49 ± 32

Talbot County, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.48 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Talbot County, GA was $81,200 in 2017, which is 0.354 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $75,000 to $81,200, a 8.27% increase. The homeownership rate in Talbot County, GA is 80.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Talbot County, GA have an average commute time of 33.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Talbot County, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$81,200

2017 Median

± $8,398

$75,000

2016 Median

± $8,226

In 2017, the median property value in Talbot County, GA grew to to $81,200 from the previous year's value of $75,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Talbot 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 Talbot County, 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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$37,226

Median Household Income

± $5,150

2.8k

Number of Households

± 250

In 2017, the median household income of the 2.8k households in Talbot County, GA grew to $37,226 from the previous year's value of $36,957.

The following chart displays the households in Talbot 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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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

80.8%

2017 Homeownership

81.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 80.8% of the housing units in Talbot County, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 81.7%.

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

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Commute Time

33.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Talbot County, GA have a longer commute time (33.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.42% of the workforce in Talbot County, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    77.5%

  2. Carpooled

    14.2%

  3. Other

    4.37%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Talbot County, GA was Drove Alone (77.5%), followed by those who Carpooled (14.2%) and those who Other (4.37%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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

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