Chatham County, GA Demographic Data

Chatham County, GA Summary

Chatham County is located in Georgia
  • Population: 276,434
  • Area: 632.26 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 426.44 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 205.83 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 437.21 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 19.69 ft
  • Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (GMT -5)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Chatham County, GA Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
149,882
52%
50.8
Male
139,200
48%
49.2
Total Population
289,082
 
323,128,000

Chatham County, GA Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
19,084
6.6% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
18,592
6.4% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
16,223
5.6% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
19,381
6.7% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
22,676
7.8% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
47,222
16.3% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
35,780
12.4% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
34,109
11.8% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
18,894
6.5% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
15,317
5.3% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
25,015
8.7% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
11,386
3.9% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
5,403
1.9% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
225,667
78.1%
77.2
Female
118,872
52.7%
51.3
Male
106,795
47.3%
48.7
21 Years and over
211,990
73.3%
73.1
62 Years and over
50,701
17.5%
18.8
65 Years and over
41,804
14.5%
15.2
Female
23,855
57.1%
55.8
Male
17,949
42.9%
44.2
Median Age (years)
35
0.0%
0.0

Chatham County, GA Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
277,739
96.1% 
96.8
White
151,815
52.5% 
72.6
Black or African American
114,139
39.5% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
650
0.2% 
0.8
Asian
6,369
2.2% 
5.4
Asian Indian
1,812
0.6% 
1.2
Chinese
1,669
0.6% 
1.3
Filipino
1,015
0.4% 
0.9
Japanese
236
0.1% 
0.2
Korean
330
0.1% 
0.4
Vietnamese
947
0.3% 
0.6
Other Asian
360
0.1% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
558
0.2% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
 
0.0
Samoan
 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
 
0.1
Some Other Race
4,208
1.5% 
5.1
Two or More Races
11,343
3.9% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
18,300
6.3% 
17.8
Mexican
8,562
3.0% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
5,014
1.7% 
1.7
Cuban
478
0.2% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
4,246
1.5% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
270,782
93.7% 
82.2

Chatham County, GA Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
5,688
2.9% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
15,502
8.0% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
45,036
23.3% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
49,646
25.7% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
15,617
8.1% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
40,282
20.9% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
21,355
11.1% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
21,190
10.9%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
171,936
89.1%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
61,637
32.0%
31.2

Chatham County, GA Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
91,321
38.8%
33.7%
Now Married
97,628
41.5%
47.5
Divorced
27,895
11.9%
11.0%
Separated
4,711
2.0%
2.0
Widowed
13,628
5.8
5.8%

Chatham County, GA Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
242,067
89.7%
78.4%
Languages other than english
27,931
10.3%
21.6%
Spanish
14,612
5.4%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
7,364
2.7%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
4,708
1.7%
3.5%
Other Languages
1,247
0.5%
1.1%

Chatham County, GA Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
7,936
7.2%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
6,923
6.3%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
9,399
8.5%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
10,375
9.4%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
15,912
14.4%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
20,213
18.3%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
15,387
14.0%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
13,210
12.0%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
4,762
4.3%
5.8
$200,000 or more
6,068
5.5%
6.4
Median household income
53,964
 
57,617
Per capita income
30,639
 
31,128

Chatham County, GA Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
375
0.3%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
19,419
13.9%
9.8
Construction
7,562
5.4%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
29,091
20.9%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
8,822
6.3%
6.6
Information
2,566
1.8%
2.1
Manufacturing
11,867
8.5%
10.1
Other services except public administration
5,129
3.7%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
12,805
9.2%
11.4
Public administration
8,292
6.0%
4.6
Retail trade
19,915
14.3%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
10,555
7.6%
5.2
Wholesale trade
2,928
2.1%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
10,568
7.6%
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
46,663
33.5%
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
18,800
13.5%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
33,748
24.2%
23.3%
Service occupations
29,547
21.2%
18.1%

Chatham County, GA Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
137,368
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
104,948
76.4%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
14,029
10.2%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
4,016
2.9%
5.1
Walked
4,480
3.3%
2.7
Other means
2,772
2.0%
1.8
Worked at home
7,123
5.2%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
22.2
 
26.6

Chatham County, GA Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
9,094
8.3%
8.7
1 vehicles
41,053
37.3%
33.2
2 vehicles
42,887
38.9%
37.1
3 or more
17,151
15.6%
21.0

Chatham County, GA Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
110,185
88.6%
87.6
Owner Occupied
59,249
53.8%
63.1
Renter Occupied
50,936
46.2%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
14,222
11.4%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
1
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
6
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.5
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.6
0.0%
2.5

Chatham County, GA Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
124,407
1 room
2,465
2.0%
2.4
2 rooms
2,321
1.9%
2.7
3 rooms
9,927
8.0%
9.1
4 rooms
20,206
16.2%
16.5
5 rooms
26,830
21.6%
19.8
6 rooms
24,499
19.7%
17.8
7 rooms
14,902
12.0%
12.0
8 rooms
11,195
9.0%
8.6
9 rooms or more
12,062
9.7%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 
0.0

Chatham County, GA Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
124,407
 
 
1-unit, detached
78,563
63.1%
61.5
1-unit, attached
4,579
3.7%
5.9
2-units
5,836
4.7%
3.6
3 or 4 units
7,517
6.0%
4.4
5 to 9 units
7,948
6.4%
4.8
10 to 19 units
6,709
5.4%
4.4
20 or more units
8,795
7.1%
9.0
Mobile home
4,294
3.5%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
166
0.1%
0.1

Chatham County, GA Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
13,055
10.5%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
7,832
6.3%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
11,955
9.6%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
12,636
10.2%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
15,022
12.1%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
16,189
13.0%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
15,420
12.4%
13.9%
2000 to 2009
25,647
20.6%
14.2%
2010 to 2013
4,496
3.6%
2.8%
2014 or later
2,155
1.7%
1.4%

Chatham County, GA Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
4.7
Electricity
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
4.8
Coal or coke
0.1
Wood
1.9
Solar energy
0.1
Other fuel
0.5
No fuel used
1.1

Chatham County, GA Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
39,069
 
47295100.0
Less than $500
550
1.4%
1.6%
$2,500 to $2,999
1,868
4.8%
7.0%
$3,000 or more
2,826
7.2%
10.3%
$2,000 to $2,499
3,169
8.1%
11.8%
$500 to $999
7,399
18.9%
20.4%
$1,500 to $1,999
9,320
23.9%
20.1%
$1,000 to $1,499
13,937
35.7%
28.8%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
15,953
41.1%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
6,130
15.8%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
4,064
10.5%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
2,949
7.6%
7.0%
35.0% or more
9,738
25.1%
21.3%
Not Computed
235
0.0%
0.0%

Chatham County, GA Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
48,623 
 
41,631,300 
$2,500 to $2,999
150
0.3%
1.9%
$3,000 or more
409
0.8%
1.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
882
1.8%
4.4%
$1,500 to $1,999
3,664
7.5%
11.9%
Less than $500
3,951
8.1%
10.7%
$1,000 to $1,499
18,806
38.7%
28.3%
$500 to $999
20,761
42.7%
41.0%
No Cash Rent
2,313
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
992
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
6,977
14.7%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
5,913
12.5%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
7,854
16.6%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
6,118
12.9%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
4,029
8.5%
9.0%
35.0% or more
16,558
34.9%
40.7%
Not Computed
3,487
0.0%
0.0%

Chatham County, GA Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
59,249
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
4,170
7.0%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
6,915
11.7%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
10,376
17.5%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
11,134
18.8%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
12,604
21.3%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
7,591
12.8%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
5,617
9.5%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
842
1.4%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
176,200
 
205,000
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