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Ware County, GA&

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0.15% decline
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0.58% decline
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0.86% growth
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1.91% decline


The economy of Ware County, GA employs 13,134 people. The economy of Ware County, GA is specialized in Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting; Transportation & Warehousing; and Public Admin., which employ respectively 2.08; 1.56; and 1.27 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Ware County, GA are Healthcare & Social Assistance (1,816), Manufacturing (1,658), and Retail trade (1,604), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($56,515), Transportation & Warehousing ($42,083), and Educational Services ($34,355).

Median household income in Ware County, GA is $34,705. Males in Ware County, GA have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $32,418. The income inequality of Ware County, GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.422 which is lower than the national average.


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Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Ware County, GA. In Ware County, GA the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 82 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $9,969. Richmond County, GA has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Georgia.


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Ware County, GA is home to a population of 35,671 people, from which 97.8% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Ware County, GA is composed of 22,909 White residents (64.2%), 10,382 Black residents (29.1%), 1,340 Hispanic residents (3.76%), 392 Two+ residents (1.1%), and 389 Asian residents (1.09%). The most common foreign languages in Ware County, GA are Spanish (1,164 speakers), French (144 speakers), and Korean (130 speakers), but compared to other places, Ware County, GA has a relative high number of Gujarati (87 speakers), Korean (130 speakers), and French (144 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Ware County, GA awarded 1,465 degrees. The student population of Ware County, GA is skewed towards females, with 685 male students and 780 female students. Most students in Ware County, GA are White (987 and 67.4%), followed by Black or African American (331 and 22.6%), Unknown (63 and 4.3%), and Hispanic or Latino (50 and 3.41%). The largest universities in Ware County, GA by number of graduates are Coastal Pines Technical College (1,465 and 100%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Ware County, GA are Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (184 and 12.6%), Welding Technology (121 and 8.26%), and Truck, Bus, & Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor (96 and 6.55%). The median tuition costs in Ware County, GA are N/A for private four year colleges, and N/A and N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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The median property value in Ware County, GA is $77,100, which is 0.38 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value decreased from $78,600 to $77,100, a 1.91% increase. The homeownership rate of Ware County, GA is 61.4%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Ware County, GA have an average commute time of 18.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Ware County, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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