Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA

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2022 Population
169,898
2.54% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
36.6
0.549% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
6.69%
6.08% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$89,237
11.2% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$251,100
22.7% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA had a population of 170k people with a median age of 36.6 and a median household income of $89,237. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA grew from 165,688 to 169,898, a 2.54% increase and its median household income grew from $80,234 to $89,237, a 11.2% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (65.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (20.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.62%), White (Hispanic) (3.22%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.04%).

8.55% of the households in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County 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.

96.8% of the residents in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in N/A are Vogue Beauty and Barber School (60 degrees awarded in 2018).

In 2022, the median property value in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA was $251,100, and the homeownership rate was 80.3%.

Most people in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 38.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA is home to a population of 170k people, from which 96.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 7.07% of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA residents were born outside of the country (12k people).

In 2022, there were 3.18 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (112k people) in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 35.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.86k 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 Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA are Spanish (8,383 households), Swahili or Other Languages of Central, Eastern, & Southern Africa (674 households), and French (Incl. Cajun) (612 households).

Citizenship

96.8%
2022 Citizenship
97.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.8% of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA was 97.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    112k ± 817
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    35.1k ± 1.19k
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    7.86k ± 1.41k
7.59%
Hispanic Population
12.9k people

In 2022, there were 3.18 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (112k people) in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 35.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.86k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.59% of the people in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA are hispanic (12.9k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

7.07%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
12k people
6.7%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
11.1k people

As of 2022, 7.07% of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA residents (12k 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 Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA was 6.7%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    8,383 households (5.26%)
  2. Swahili or Other Languages of Central, Eastern, & Southern Africa
    674 households (0.423%)
  3. French (Incl. Cajun)
    612 households (0.384%)

8.55% of the households in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County 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 Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA was Spanish. 5.26% of the households in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County 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-)
    2,619 ± 539
  2. Vietnam
    2,330 ± 456
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    2,042 ± 422

Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.12 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA employs 80.2k people. The largest industries in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA are Construction (7,935 people), Elementary & secondary schools (6,030 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,591 people), and the highest paying industries are Household appliances & electrical & electronic goods merchant wholesalers ($147,198), Wired telecommunications carriers ($135,983), and Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals ($128,277).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
37,775
Women
48.5%
40,088
Men
51.5%

The workforce of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA in 2020 was 77,863 people, with 48.5% woman, and 51.5% men.

The visualization shows the distribution of the workforce by gender and age in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA.

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Occupations

80.2k
2022 Value
2.73%
1 Year growth
± 2.73%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA grew at a rate of 2.73%, from 78k employees to 80.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA, are Customer service representatives (2,483 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (2,404 people), and Other managers (2,076 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

80.2k
2022 Value
2.73%
1 Year growth
± 2.73%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA grew at a rate of 2.73%, from 78k employees to 80.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA, are Construction (7,935 people), Elementary & secondary schools (6,030 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,591 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA, though some of these residents may live in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County 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

$56,742
Median earning men ± $1,904
$41,296
Median earning women ± $1,632

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($72,294), Information ($69,493), and Manufacturing ($67,058).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($89,904), Wholesale Trade ($61,429), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($54,867).

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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%.

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

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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.

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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Education

In 2018, universities in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA awarded 60 degrees. The student population of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA in 2018 is skewed towards men, with 30 male students and 27 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA are Black or African American (45 and 75%), followed by White (14 and 23.3%), Hispanic or Latino (1 and 1.67%), and Asian (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA by number of degrees awarded are Vogue Beauty and Barber School (60 and 100%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.516% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.376% 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

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (38.5k), Some college (33.8k), and Secondary Education (21k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA was $251,100 in 2022, which is 0.891 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $204,700 to $251,100, a 22.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA is 80.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA have an average commute time of 38.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA is $89,237. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County 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

$251,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,278
$45,544
Median Property Taxes
±$2,036

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 Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

80.3%
Homeownership
2022
68.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 80.3% of the housing units in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 78.8%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County 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 Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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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.
$89,237
Median Household Income
± $3,478
56.7k
Number of Households
± 2,466

In 2022, the median household income of the 56.7k households in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA grew to $89,237 from the previous year's value of $80,234.

The following chart displays the households in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, 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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Wage Distribution

0.398
2022 Wage GINI in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA
0.401
2021 Wage GINI in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA

In 2022, the income inequality in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA was 0.398 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.743% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (77.6%)
  2. Worked At Home (12.2%)
  3. Carpooled (8.78%)

In 2022, 77.6% of workers in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (12.2%) and those who carpooled to work (8.78%).

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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Commute Time

38.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA have a longer commute time (38.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 5.41% of the workforce in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County 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 Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

6.69% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA (11.3k out of 169k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 45 - 54, followed by Males 45 - 54 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA is White, followed by Black 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

89.1% of the population of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA has health coverage, with 54% on employee plans, 11.6% on Medicaid, 8.88% on Medicare, 12.6% on non-group plans, and 2.01% 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).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 27.2% under 18 years, 20.6% between 18 and 34 years, 41% between 35 and 64 years, and 11.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.6% were men and 51.4% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

10.9%
Uninsured
54%
Employer Coverage
11.6%
Medicaid
8.88%
Medicare
12.6%
Non-Group
2.01%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA declined by 0.393% from 10.9% to 10.9%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Southeast)--Paulding County PUMA, GA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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