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
5,292,220
51.3%
50.8
Male
5,018,150
48.7%
49.2
Total Population
10,310,400
 
 

Georgia Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
654,878
6.4% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
699,964
6.8% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
723,468
7.0% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
735,575
7.1% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
711,091
6.9% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
1,403,740
13.6% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
1,385,450
13.4% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
1,403,860
13.6% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
657,357
6.4% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
575,853
5.6% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
848,651
8.2% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
378,572
3.7% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
131,911
1.3% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
7,799,760
75.6%
77.2
Female
4,063,790
52.1%
51.3%
Male
3,735,970
47.9%
48.7%
21 Years and over
7,349,690
71.3%
73.1
62 Years and over
1,686,530
16.4%
18.8
65 Years and over
1,359,130
13.2%
15.2
Female
769,654
56.6%
55.8%
Male
589,480
43.4%
44.2%
Median Age (years)
37
0.0%
0.0

Georgia Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
10,051,900
97.5% 
96.8
White
6,054,860
58.7% 
72.6
Black or African American
3,254,500
31.6% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
37,939
0.4% 
0.8
Asian
398,897
3.9% 
5.4
Asian Indian
133,115
1.3% 
1.2
Chinese
60,982
0.6% 
1.3
Filipino
23,870
0.2% 
0.9
Japanese
9,489
0.1% 
0.2
Korean
53,834
0.5% 
0.4
Vietnamese
51,896
0.5% 
0.6
Other Asian
65,711
0.6% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
6,503
0.1% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
1,063
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
1,789
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
1,839
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
1,812
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
299,220
2.9% 
5.1
Two or More Races
258,456
2.5% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
962,334
9.3% 
17.8
Mexican
552,504
5.4% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
100,398
1.0% 
1.7
Cuban
29,783
0.3% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
279,649
2.7% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
9,348,040
90.7% 
82.2

Georgia Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
334,607
4.9% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
588,019
8.7% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
1,884,080
27.8% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
1,394,200
20.5% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
518,208
7.6% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
1,270,280
18.7% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
796,001
11.7% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
922,626
13.6%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
5,862,769
86.3%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
2,066,281
30.4%
31.2

Georgia Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
2,803,250
34.1%
33.7
Now Married
3,834,320
46.6%
47.5
Divorced
949,449
11.5%
11.0
Separated
187,679
2.3%
2.0
Widowed
457,366
5.6%
5.8

Georgia Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
8,304,040
86.0%
78.4%
Languages other than english
1,351,450
14.0%
21.6%
Spanish
768,220
8.0%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
256,621
2.7%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
225,987
2.3%
3.5%
Other Languages
100,621
1.0%
1.1%

Georgia Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
277,504
7.5%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
186,590
5.1%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
381,456
10.3%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
366,552
9.9%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
500,942
13.6%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
676,720
18.4%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
448,149
12.2%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
470,277
12.8%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
182,522
5.0%
5.8
$200,000 or more
195,423
5.3%
6.4
Median household income
53,559
 
57,617
Per capita income
28,183
 
31,128

Georgia Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
53,706
1.1%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
463,234
9.8%
9.8
Construction
319,675
6.7%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
955,534
20.2%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
294,984
6.2%
6.6
Information
109,494
2.3%
2.1
Manufacturing
500,368
10.6%
10.1
Other services except public administration
233,324
4.9%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
572,402
12.1%
11.4
Public administration
234,464
5.0%
4.6
Retail trade
564,413
11.9%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
294,249
6.2%
5.2
Wholesale trade
140,100
3.0%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
446,110
9.4%
8.8
Management, professional, and related occupations
1,725,960
36.4%
37.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
631,064
13.3%
12.2
Sales and office occupations
1,142,560
24.1%
23.3
Service occupations
790,251
16.7%
18.1

Georgia Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
4,681,820
 
150,377,000
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
3,714,350
79.3%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
451,251
9.6%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
100,028
2.1%
5.1
Walked
72,701
1.6%
2.7
Other means
79,337
1.7%
1.8
Worked at home
264,150
5.6%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
28.5
 
26.6

Georgia Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
246,180
6.7%
8.7
1 vehicles
1,209,910
32.8%
33.2
2 vehicles
1,405,900
38.1%
37.1
3 or more
824,146
22.4%
21.0

Georgia Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
0
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
3,686,140
87.4%
87.6
Owner Occupied
2,268,610
61.5%
63.1
Renter Occupied
1,417,530
38.5%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
532,968
12.6%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy rate
2
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
6
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.8
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.7
0.0%
2.5

Georgia Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
4,219,100
1 room
61,278
1.5%
2.4
2 rooms
61,349
1.5%
2.7
3 rooms
258,055
6.1%
9.1
4 rooms
598,110
14.2%
16.5
5 rooms
870,652
20.6%
19.8
6 rooms
801,258
19.0%
17.8
7 rooms
551,998
13.1%
12.0
8 rooms
411,894
9.8%
8.6
9 rooms or more
604,509
14.3%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 
0.0

Georgia Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
4,219,100
135,703,000
1-unit, detached
2,777,760
65.8%
61.5
1-unit, attached
157,465
3.7%
5.9
2-units
95,032
2.3%
3.6
3 or 4 units
128,347
3.0%
4.4
5 to 9 units
212,165
5.0%
4.8
10 to 19 units
198,315
4.7%
4.4
20 or more units
253,176
6.0%
9.0
Mobile home
393,457
9.3%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
3,381
0.1%
0.1

Georgia Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
181,678
4.3%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
116,642
2.8%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
263,627
6.2%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
360,459
8.5%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
589,561
14.0%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
716,207
17.0%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
886,876
21.0%
13.9%
2000 to 2004
2005 or later

Georgia Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
1,453,590
39.4%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
169,822
4.6%
4.7
Electricity
2,007,390
54.5%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
6,691
0.2%
4.8
Coal or coke
417
0.0%
0.1
Wood
31,445
0.9%
1.9
Solar energy
183
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
3,407
0.1%
0.5
No fuel used
13,194
0.4%
1.1

Georgia Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
1,475,330
 
47295100.0
Less than $500
25,430
1.7%
10.7%
$2,500 to $2,999
66,280
4.5%
1.9%
$3,000 or more
85,457
5.8%
1.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
138,522
9.4%
4.4%
$1,500 to $1,999
297,403
20.2%
11.9%
$500 to $999
360,465
24.4%
41.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
501,774
34.0%
28.3%
Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
717,023
48.9%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
226,392
15.4%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
143,120
9.8%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
88,923
6.1%
7.0%
35.0% or more
289,887
19.8%
21.3%
Not Computed
9,986
0.0%
0.0%

Georgia Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
1,343,040 
 
41,631,300 
$1,000 to $1,499
431,081
32.1%
28.3%
$1,500 to $1,999
107,276
8.0%
11.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
24,787
1.8%
4.4%
$2,500 to $2,999
6,461
0.5%
1.9%
$3,000 or more
6,645
0.5%
1.8%
$500 to $999
635,366
47.3%
41.0%
Less than $500
131,419
9.8%
10.7%
No Cash Rent
74,494
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
933
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
169,543
13.0%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
183,365
14.0%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
171,236
13.1%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
146,576
11.2%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
116,408
8.9%
9.0%
35.0% or more
521,301
39.8%
40.7%
Not Computed
109,100
0.0%
0.0%

Georgia Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
2,268,610
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
208,321
9.2%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
367,993
16.2%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
397,909
17.5%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
392,984
17.3%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
414,525
18.3%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
320,420
14.1%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
138,753
6.1%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
27,701
1.2%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
166,800
 
205,000
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