Toombs County, GA

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2022 Population
26,946
0.0371% 1-year decline
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
37.5
0.794% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
21.7%
8.14% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$47,310
10.1% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$124,800
21.6% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
10,157
1.7% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Toombs County, GA had a population of 26.9k people with a median age of 37.5 and a median household income of $47,310. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Toombs County, GA declined from 26,956 to 26,946, a −0.0371% decrease and its median household income grew from $42,975 to $47,310, a 10.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Toombs County, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (58.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (23.8%), White (Hispanic) (6.1%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.68%), and Other (Hispanic) (4.09%).

None of the households in Toombs County, 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.

95.5% of the residents in Toombs County, GA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Toombs County, GA are Southeastern Technical College (900 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Toombs County, GA was $124,800, and the homeownership rate was 64%.

Most people in Toombs County, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Toombs County, GA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Toombs County, GA is home to a population of 26.9k people, from which 95.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 6.05% of Toombs County, GA residents were born outside of the country (1.63k people).

In 2022, there were 2.45 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (15.7k people) in Toombs County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.41k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.64k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

95.5%
2022 Citizenship
96%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 95.5% of Toombs County, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Toombs County, GA was 96%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Toombs County, GA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    15.7k ± 245
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    6.41k ± 442
  3. White (Hispanic)
    1.64k ± 334
12.1%
Hispanic Population
3.25k people

In 2022, there were 2.45 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (15.7k people) in Toombs County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.41k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.64k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

12.1% of the people in Toombs County, GA are hispanic (3.25k people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    222,301 ± 11,455 people
  2. India
    103,637 ± 7,865 people
  3. Jamaica
    49,864 ± 5,470 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Georgia was Mexico, the natal country of 222,301 Georgia residents, followed by India with 103,637 and Jamaica with 49,864.

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Foreign-Born Population

6.05%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.63k people
5.6%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.51k people

As of 2022, 6.05% of Toombs County, GA residents (1.63k 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 Toombs County, GA was 5.6%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    432 ± 164
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    315 ± 138
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    121 ± 75

Toombs County, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.37 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Toombs County, GA employs 10.2k people. The largest industries in Toombs County, GA are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,350 people), Educational Services (1,124 people), and Retail Trade (1,070 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing ($65,364), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($52,297), and Wholesale Trade ($47,500).

Males in Georgia have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,988. The income inequality in Georgia (measured using the Gini index) is 0.474, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

10.2k
2022 Value
± 831
−1.7%
1 Year decline
± 11.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Toombs County, GA declined at a rate of −1.7%, from 10.3k employees to 10.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Toombs County, GA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,118 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (1,039 people), and Management Occupations (895 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Toombs County, GA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

10.2k
2022 Value
± 831
−1.7%
1 Year decline
± 11.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Toombs County, GA declined at a rate of −1.7%, from 10.3k employees to 10.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Toombs County, GA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,350 people), Educational Services (1,124 people), and Retail Trade (1,070 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Toombs County, GA, though some of these residents may live in Toombs County, 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

$40,477
Median earning men ± $7,441
$31,618
Median earning women ± $4,748

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($88,854), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($65,378), and Public Administration ($64,792).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($93,102), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($45,208), and Construction ($36,517).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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

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

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

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

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 302
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 186
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 175
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Toombs County, GA went to Donald J. Trump with 72.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (26.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.944%).

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 Toombs County, GA awarded 900 degrees. The student population of Toombs County, GA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 495 male students and 1,262 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Toombs County, GA are White (581 and 64.9%), followed by Black or African American (207 and 23.1%), Hispanic or Latino (85 and 9.5%), and Two or More Races (16 and 1.79%).

The largest universities in Toombs County, GA by number of degrees awarded are Southeastern Technical College (900 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Toombs County, GA are Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (124 and 13.8%), General Health Services (115 and 12.8%), and Welding Technology (89 and 9.89%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 1,757 students enrolled in Toombs County, GA, 28.2% men and 71.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,083 records, of which 71.5% were women and 28.5% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 37 degrees awarded
  2. 27 degrees awarded
  3. 17 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Toombs County, GA was Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training with 37 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Toombs County, GA according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
900 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Southeastern Technical College with 900 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 310 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Toombs County, GA, which is 0.525 times less than the 590 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 581 degrees mean that there were 2.81 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 207 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($2,400) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($727) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,073) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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

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

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Educational Attainment

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

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Toombs County, GA was $124,800 in 2022, which is 0.443 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $102,600 to $124,800, a 21.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Toombs County, GA is 64%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Toombs County, GA have an average commute time of 24.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Toombs County, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Toombs County, GA is $47,310. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Toombs County, GA was Census Tract 9706 with a value of $60,077, followed by Census Tract 9704 and Census Tract 9705, with respective values of $45,658 and $45,028.

In 2022, 16.7% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Toombs County, GA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 4.47%.

Property

$124,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$12,179
$6,246
Median Property Taxes
±$676

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 Toombs County, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

64%
Homeownership
2022
64.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 64% of the housing units in Toombs County, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 62.9%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9706
  2. Census Tract 9704
  3. Census Tract 9705

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Toombs County, GA was Census Tract 9706 with a value of $60,077, followed by Census Tract 9704 and Census Tract 9705, with respective values of $45,658 and $45,028.

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

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Household Income

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$47,310
Median Household Income
± $5,272
9.75k
Number of Households
± 800

In 2022, the median household income of the 9.75k households in Toombs County, GA grew to $47,310 from the previous year's value of $42,975.

The following chart displays the households in Toombs 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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Wage Distribution

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

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

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (79.5%)
  2. Carpooled (12.3%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.05%)

In 2022, 79.5% of workers in Toombs County, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12.3%) and those who worked at home (4.05%).

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Commute Time

24.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Toombs County, GA have a shorter commute time (24.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 4.41% of the workforce in Toombs County, 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 Toombs County, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Toombs County, GA have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 16.7% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Toombs County, GA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 4.47%.

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Poverty & Diversity

21.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Toombs County, GA (5.76k out of 26.5k 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 35 - 44, followed by Males 35 - 44 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Toombs 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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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 33.2% of the children was living in poverty in Toombs County, GA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 9.5%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 425 in Toombs County, GA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 66.2 per 100,000 population.

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Health

83% of the population of Toombs County, GA has health coverage, with 29.6% on employee plans, 30.1% on Medicaid, 9.84% on Medicare, 11.3% on non-group plans, and 2.2% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Toombs County, GA see 1073 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.77% increase from the previous year (1034 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2075 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1798 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 44.9% were men and 55.1% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,073 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Toombs County, GA

Primary care physicians in Toombs County, GA see an average of 1,073 patients per year. This represents a 3.77% increase from the previous year (1,034 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 29% under 18 years, 18.6% between 18 and 34 years, 36.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 44.9% were men and 55.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

17%
Uninsured
29.6%
Employer Coverage
30.1%
Medicaid
9.84%
Medicare
11.3%
Non-Group
2.2%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Toombs County, GA declined by 0.361% from 17% to 17%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 66.9 in Toombs County, GA.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 38.2% in Toombs County, GA.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 19.4% in Toombs County, GA.

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