Worth County, GA

County

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Population
20,656
0.735% 1-year decline
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
Median Age
41.1

Poverty Rate
20.8%

Median Household Income
$46,076
14.1% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$85,600
Number of Employees
8,801
7.95% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Worth County, GA had a population of 20.7k people with a median age of 41.1 and a median household income of $46,076. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Worth County, GA declined from 20,809 to 20,656, a -0.735% decrease and its median household income grew from $40,369 to $46,076, a 14.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Worth County, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (67.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (28.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.23%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.04%), and White (Hispanic) (0.988%). NaNk% of the people in Worth County, GA speak a non-English language, and 99.4% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Worth County, GA is $85,600, and the homeownership rate is 66.4%. Most people in Worth County, GA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Worth County, GA is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Georgia (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Georgia across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Worth County, GA went to Donald J. Trump with 74.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (24.4%), followed by Other (1.48%). The most partisan county was Glascock County, GA with 88.8% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff 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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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Worth County, GA
74.2% 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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Raphael Warnock
Senator from Georgia3
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Jon Ossoff
Senator from Georgia2
Assumed office on January 20, 2021

Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff 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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Diversity

Worth County, GA is home to a population of 20.7k people, from which 99.4% are citizens. As of 2018, 1.3% of Worth County, GA residents were born outside of the country (268 people).

In 2018, there were 2.38 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (13.9k people) in Worth County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.83k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 255 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Worth County, GA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    13.9k ± 127
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    5.83k ± 217
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    255 ± 176
2.09%
Hispanic Population
431 people

In 2018, there were 2.38 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (13.9k people) in Worth County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.83k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 255 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.09% of the people in Worth County, GA are hispanic (431 people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.3%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
268 people
1.25%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
260 people

As of 2018, 1.3% of Worth County, GA residents (268 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Worth County, GA was 1.25%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

41
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.8
30
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 7.6

In 2018, the median age of all people in Worth County, GA was 41.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 30. But people in Worth County, GA are getting getting younger. In 2017, the average age of all Worth County, GA residents was 42.

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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

99.4%
2018 Citizenship
99.6%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 99.4% of Worth County, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Worth County, GA was 99.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    540 ± 121
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    273 ± 113
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    170 ± 85

Worth County, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.98 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Worth County, GA is $46,076. In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Worth County, GA was Census Tract 9506 with a value of $52,204, followed by Census Tract 9502 and Census Tract 9501, with respective values of $49,004 and $48,160.

Males in Georgia have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,261. The income inequality in Georgia (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Worth County, GA employs 8.8k people. The largest industries in Worth County, GA are Manufacturing (1,405 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,105 people), and Retail Trade (1,056 people), and the highest paying industries are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($52,969), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($52,969), and Finance & Insurance ($50,000).

Wages

Median Household Income

$46,076
2018 value
± $4,067
14.1%
1 Year Growth
± 11.1%

Households in Worth County, GA have a median annual income of $46,076, 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 $40,369 in 2017, which represents a 14.1% annual growth.

The following chart shows how the median household income in Worth County, GA compares to that of its neighboring and parent geographies.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$62,744
Average Male Salary in Georgia
± $1,190
$46,261
Average Female Salary in Georgia
± $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 in Georgia
  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 in Georgia.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Georgia by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Worth County, GA is from Georgia.
0.478
2017 Wage GINI in Georgia
0.477
2016 Wage GINI in Georgia

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 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 9506
  2. Census Tract 9502
  3. Census Tract 9501

In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Worth County, GA was Census Tract 9506 with a value of $52,204, followed by Census Tract 9502 and Census Tract 9501, with respective values of $49,004 and $48,160.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Worth County, 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

20.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Worth County, GA (4.25k out of 20.5k 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 Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Males 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. Black
    2,187 ± 359
  2. White
    1,942 ± 322
  3. Hispanic
    149 ± 153

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Worth 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

8.8k
2018 Value
± 669
7.95%
1 Year growth
± 10.1%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Worth County, GA grew at a rate of 7.95%, from 8.15k employees to 8.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Worth County, GA, are Production Occupations (1,199 people), Sales & Related Occupations (945 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (900 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Worth County, GA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Worth County, GA, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (1,199 people), Sales & Related Occupations (945 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (900 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Worth County, GA has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (2.37 times higher than expected), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (2.3 times), and Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (1.71 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Worth County, GA, by median earnings, are Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($80,313), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($74,330), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($64,625).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

8.8k
2018 Value
± 669
7.95%
1 Year growth
± 10.1%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Worth County, GA grew at a rate of 7.95%, from 8.15k employees to 8.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Worth County, GA, are Manufacturing (1,405 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,105 people), and Retail Trade (1,056 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Worth County, GA, though some of these residents may live in Worth 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 Worth County, GA, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (1,405 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,105 people), and Retail Trade (1,056 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Worth County, GA has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (3.7 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (1.58 times), and Construction (1.36 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Worth County, GA, by median earnings, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($52,969), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($52,969), and Finance & Insurance ($50,000).

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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. $48.1B
  2. $38B
  3. $30.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Georgia product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $48.1B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($38B) and Electronics ($30.6B).

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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$430B
2015 Value in Georgia
$628B
Projected 2045 Value in Georgia
46.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Georgia trade was $430B. This is expected to increase 46.1% 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. $39.4B
  2. $25.3B
  3. $20.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Georgia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Florida with $39.4B, followed by South Carolina with $25.3B and North Carolina and $20.5B.

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

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Worth County, GA was $85,600 in 2018, which is 0.373 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $85,600 to $85,600, a 0% change. The homeownership rate in Worth County, GA is 66.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Worth County, GA have an average commute time of 25.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Worth County, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$85,600
2018 Median
± $5,519
$85,600
2017 Median
± $4,909

In 2018, the median property value in Worth County, GA stayed at to $85,600 from the previous year's value of $85,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Worth 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 Worth County, GA the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$46,076
Median Household Income
± $4,067
8.04k
Number of Households
± 597

In 2018, the median household income of the 8.04k households in Worth County, GA grew to $46,076 from the previous year's value of $40,369.

The following chart displays the households in Worth 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

66.4%
2018 Homeownership
67.6%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 66.4% of the housing units in Worth County, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 67.6%.

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

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Commute Time

25.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Worth County, GA have a shorter commute time (25.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 1.64% of the workforce in Worth County, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    87.8%
  2. Carpooled
    6.56%
  3. Worked At Home
    3.71%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Worth County, GA was Drove Alone (87.8%), followed by those who Carpooled (6.56%) and those who Worked At Home (3.71%).

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 Worth County, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Worth County, GA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

82.4% of the population of Worth County, GA has health coverage, with 37.4% on employee plans, 20.2% on Medicaid, 12.9% on Medicare, 9.32% on non-group plans, and 2.6% 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 Worth County, GA see 4140 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.15% decrease from the previous year (4188 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 6916 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 20748 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

4,140 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Worth County, GA

Primary care physicians in Worth County, GA see an average of 4,140 patients per year. This represents a 1.15% decrease from the previous year (4,188 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Worth County, GA 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

17.6%
Uninsured
37.4%
Employer Coverage
20.2%
Medicaid
12.9%
Medicare
9.32%
Non-Group
2.6%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Worth County, GA grew by 1.11% from 17.4% to 17.6%.

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