Georgia Demographic Data

Georgia Demographic Summary

  • Population: 9,919,945
  • Area: 59,425.00 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 57,501.00 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 1,924.00 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 166.93 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 241.80 ft
  • Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (GMT -5)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Georgia Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
5,239,400
51.3%
50.8
Male
4,975,460
48.7%
49.2
Total Population
10,214,900
 
 

Georgia Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
649,360
6.4% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
717,436
7.0% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
709,025
6.9% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
726,627
7.1% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
728,645
7.1% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
1,383,270
13.5% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
1,388,190
13.6% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
1,401,040
13.7% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
645,444
6.3% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
563,058
5.5% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
809,315
7.9% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
362,897
3.6% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
130,547
1.3% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
7,712,450
75.5%
77.1
Female
4,016,700
52.1%
51.4%
Male
3,695,750
47.9%
48.6%
21 Years and over
7,258,760
71.1%
72.9
62 Years and over
1,623,220
15.9%
18.3
65 Years and over
1,302,760
12.8%
14.9
Female
739,101
56.7%
55.9%
Male
563,658
43.3%
44.1%
Median Age (years)
36

Georgia Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
9,980,740
97.7% 
96.9
White
6,077,440
59.5% 
73.1
Black or African American
3,197,930
31.3% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
28,491
0.3% 
0.8
Asian
388,457
3.8% 
5.4
Asian Indian
134,708
1.3% 
1.2
Chinese
55,814
0.5% 
1.3
Filipino
18,066
0.2% 
0.9
Japanese
8,337
0.1% 
0.2
Korean
54,406
0.5% 
0.5
Vietnamese
50,356
0.5% 
0.5
Other Asian
66,770
0.7% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
4,337
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
1,919
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
626
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
826
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
966
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
284,084
2.8% 
4.8
Two or More Races
234,124
2.3% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
950,093
9.3% 
17.6
Mexican
556,367
5.4% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
92,862
0.9% 
1.7
Cuban
30,140
0.3% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
270,724
2.7% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
9,264,770
90.7% 
82.4

Georgia Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
332,116
5.0% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
593,620
8.9% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
1,879,300
28.1% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
1,382,610
20.7% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
496,008
7.4% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
1,244,450
18.6% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
755,664
11.3% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
925,736
13.9%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
5,758,032
86.1%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
2,000,114
29.9%
30.6

Georgia Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
2,779,550
34.2%
33.5
Now Married
3,809,780
46.8%
47.5
Divorced
920,693
11.3%
11.0
Separated
180,961
2.2%
2.1
Widowed
448,048
5.5%
5.8

Georgia Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
8,227,790
86.0%
78.5%
Languages other than english
1,337,710
14.0%
21.5%
Spanish
769,210
8.0%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
260,418
2.7%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
217,759
2.3%
3.5%
Other Languages
90,320
0.9%
1.0%

Georgia Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
293,023
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
200,297
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
395,979
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
376,405
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
511,017
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
666,584
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
419,540
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
454,969
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
170,612
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
167,981
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
51,244
 
55,775
Per capita income
26,810
 
29,979

Georgia Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
51,889
1.1%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
423,122
9.2%
9.8
Construction
301,380
6.5%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
964,170
20.9%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
275,184
6.0%
6.5
Information
117,589
2.6%
2.1
Manufacturing
502,776
10.9%
10.3
Other services except public administration
235,504
5.1%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
543,839
11.8%
11.3
Public administration
228,473
5.0%
4.6
Retail trade
550,395
12.0%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
277,731
6.0%
5.1
Wholesale trade
133,581
2.9%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
420,891
9.1%
9.0
Management, professional, and related occupations
1,675,140
36.4%
37.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
635,759
13.8%
12.3
Sales and office occupations
1,118,870
24.3%
23.6
Service occupations
754,970
16.4%
18.0

Georgia Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
4,555,240
 
148,324,000
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
3,626,670
79.6%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
453,091
9.9%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
104,957
2.3%
5.2
Walked
69,170
1.5%
2.8
Other means
69,385
1.5%
1.8
Worked at home
231,968
5.1%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
28.0
 
26.0

Georgia Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
253,560
6.9%
8.9
1 vehicles
1,229,930
33.6%
33.5
2 vehicles
1,394,620
38.1%
37.2
3 or more
778,295
21.3%
20.3

Georgia Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
0
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
3,656,410
87.4%
87.7
Owner Occupied
2,261,170
61.8%
63.0
Renter Occupied
1,395,240
38.2%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
525,821
12.6%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy rate
2
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
6
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0

Georgia Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
4,182,230
1 room
67,499
1.6%
2.3
2 rooms
54,875
1.3%
2.5
3 rooms
241,559
5.8%
9.0
4 rooms
607,124
14.5%
16.6
5 rooms
870,593
20.8%
20.0
6 rooms
809,891
19.4%
17.9
7 rooms
562,081
13.4%
12.1
8 rooms
396,236
9.5%
8.5
9 rooms or more
572,370
13.7%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 

Georgia Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
4,182,230
134,794,000
1-unit, detached
2,755,110
65.9%
61.4
1-unit, attached
158,341
3.8%
5.8
2-units
91,345
2.2%
3.7
3 or 4 units
128,791
3.1%
4.5
5 to 9 units
204,329
4.9%
4.8
10 to 19 units
203,918
4.9%
4.6
20 or more units
255,626
6.1%
8.8
Mobile home
381,546
9.1%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
3,220
0.1%
0.1

Georgia Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
174,901
4.2%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
113,220
2.7%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
256,652
6.1%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
377,055
9.0%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
588,513
14.1%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
745,263
17.8%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
877,028
21.0%
14.0%
2000 to 2004
2005 or later

Georgia Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
1,454,700
39.8%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
170,705
4.7%
4.7
Electricity
1,976,610
54.1%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
5,839
0.2%
5.1
Coal or coke
127
0.0%
0.1
Wood
31,762
0.9%
2.0
Solar energy
22
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
2,666
0.1%
0.5
No fuel used
13,974
0.4%
1.2

Georgia Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
1,496,200
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
24,378
1.6%
11.0%
$2,500 to $2,999
66,512
4.4%
1.7%
$3,000 or more
73,974
4.9%
1.5%
$2,000 to $2,499
136,582
9.1%
4.1%
$1,500 to 1,999
282,820
18.9%
$500 to $999
380,633
25.4%
42.7%
$1,000 to 1,499
531,300
35.5%
Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
694,693
46.8%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
223,060
15.0%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
150,300
10.1%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
97,224
6.5%
7.3%
35.0% or more
320,673
21.6%
22.3%
Not Computed
10,249
NR
NR

Georgia Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
1,317,780 
 
41,410,200 
$1,000 to $1,499
400,049
30.4%
27.9%
$1,500 to $1,999
90,673
6.9%
11.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
20,108
1.5%
4.1%
$2,500 to $2,999
5,541
0.4%
1.7%
$3,000 or more
4,617
0.4%
1.5%
$500 to $999
665,374
50.5%
42.7%
Less than $500
131,413
10.0%
11.0%
No Cash Rent
77,466
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
909
NR
959
Rent Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
156,530
12.2%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
171,602
13.4%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
167,160
13.1%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
144,937
11.3%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
107,038
8.4%
9.2%
35.0% or more
531,821
41.6%
41.4%
Not Computed
116,153
NR
NR

Georgia Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
2,261,170
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
196,853
8.7%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
408,423
18.1%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
439,272
19.4%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
384,792
17.0%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
386,666
17.1%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
298,617
13.2%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
124,160
5.5%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
22,383
1.0%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
159,300
 
194,500
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