Cobb County, GA Demographic Data

Cobb County, GA Summary

Cobb County is located in Georgia
  • Population: 707,442
  • Area: 344.52 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 339.55 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 4.97 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 2,053.42 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 1,037.40 ft
  • Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (GMT -5)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Cobb County, GA Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
386,819
52%
50.8
Male
361,331
48%
49.2
Total Population
748,150
 
323,128,000

Cobb County, GA Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
48,078
6.4% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
51,805
6.9% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
50,196
6.7% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
51,026
6.8% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
48,739
6.5% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
107,531
14.4% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
107,228
14.3% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
108,559
14.5% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
49,712
6.6% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
39,626
5.3% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
54,451
7.3% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
22,757
3.0% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
8,442
1.1% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
566,642
75.7%
77.2
Female
296,746
52.4%
51.3
Male
269,896
47.6%
48.7
21 Years and over
537,365
71.8%
73.1
62 Years and over
110,764
14.8%
18.8
65 Years and over
85,650
11.4%
15.2
Female
48,427
56.5%
55.8
Male
37,223
43.5%
44.2
Median Age (years)
37
0.0%
0.0

Cobb County, GA Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
722,246
96.5% 
96.8
White
439,448
58.7% 
72.6
Black or African American
202,244
27.0% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
3,133
0.4% 
0.8
Asian
39,953
5.3% 
5.4
Asian Indian
16,048
2.1% 
1.2
Chinese
5,610
0.7% 
1.3
Filipino
3,545
0.5% 
0.9
Japanese
800
0.1% 
0.2
Korean
4,401
0.6% 
0.4
Vietnamese
2,006
0.3% 
0.6
Other Asian
7,543
1.0% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
676
0.1% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
 
0.0
Samoan
 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
 
0.1
Some Other Race
36,792
4.9% 
5.1
Two or More Races
25,904
3.5% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
96,263
12.9% 
17.8
Mexican
55,633
7.4% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
12,969
1.7% 
1.7
Cuban
2,980
0.4% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
24,681
3.3% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
651,887
87.1% 
82.2

Cobb County, GA Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
23,222
4.7% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
20,973
4.2% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
90,843
18.2% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
99,299
19.9% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
31,675
6.4% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
147,888
29.7% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
84,406
16.9% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
44,195
8.9%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
454,111
91.1%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
232,294
46.6%
31.2

Cobb County, GA Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
200,197
33.5%
33.7%
Now Married
302,913
50.6%
47.5
Divorced
63,710
10.7%
11.0%
Separated
8,501
1.4%
2.0
Widowed
22,750
3.8
5.8%

Cobb County, GA Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
547,555
78.2%
78.4%
Languages other than english
152,517
21.8%
21.6%
Spanish
82,857
11.8%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
37,367
5.3%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
19,487
2.8%
3.5%
Other Languages
12,806
1.8%
1.1%

Cobb County, GA Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
13,800
5.0%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
7,070
2.5%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
19,186
6.9%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
21,263
7.6%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
33,627
12.1%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
51,417
18.5%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
36,101
13.0%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
47,957
17.3%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
23,537
8.5%
5.8
$200,000 or more
23,991
8.6%
6.4
Median household income
70,947
 
57,617
Per capita income
35,722
 
31,128

Cobb County, GA Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
776
0.2%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
41,470
10.6%
9.8
Construction
26,822
6.8%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
68,945
17.6%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
36,687
9.4%
6.6
Information
12,238
3.1%
2.1
Manufacturing
26,740
6.8%
10.1
Other services except public administration
20,779
5.3%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
65,432
16.7%
11.4
Public administration
12,459
3.2%
4.6
Retail trade
45,478
11.6%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
21,213
5.4%
5.2
Wholesale trade
13,067
3.3%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
27,728
7.1%
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
176,342
45.0%
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
32,237
8.2%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
93,599
23.9%
23.3%
Service occupations
62,200
15.9%
18.1%

Cobb County, GA Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
385,718
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
305,426
79.2%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
32,760
8.5%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
3,637
0.9%
5.1
Walked
4,258
1.1%
2.7
Other means
6,170
1.6%
1.8
Worked at home
33,467
8.7%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
32.1
 
26.6

Cobb County, GA Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
10,469
3.8%
8.7
1 vehicles
88,438
31.8%
33.2
2 vehicles
117,439
42.3%
37.1
3 or more
61,603
22.2%
21.0

Cobb County, GA Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
277,949
93.5%
87.6
Owner Occupied
175,876
63.3%
63.1
Renter Occupied
102,073
36.7%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
19,448
6.5%
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
2.7
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.5
0.0%
2.5

Cobb County, GA Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
297,397
1 room
4,380
1.5%
2.4
2 rooms
6,118
2.1%
2.7
3 rooms
18,309
6.2%
9.1
4 rooms
39,194
13.2%
16.5
5 rooms
45,989
15.5%
19.8
6 rooms
46,309
15.6%
17.8
7 rooms
37,273
12.5%
12.0
8 rooms
36,548
12.3%
8.6
9 rooms or more
63,277
21.3%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 
0.0

Cobb County, GA Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
297,397
 
 
1-unit, detached
194,417
65.4%
61.5
1-unit, attached
25,897
8.7%
5.9
2-units
1,803
0.6%
3.6
3 or 4 units
5,394
1.8%
4.4
5 to 9 units
14,467
4.9%
4.8
10 to 19 units
24,849
8.4%
4.4
20 or more units
27,507
9.2%
9.0
Mobile home
3,063
1.0%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Cobb County, GA Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
3,530
1.2%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
3,198
1.1%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
12,709
4.3%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
21,528
7.2%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
52,883
17.8%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
73,704
24.8%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
65,208
21.9%
13.9%
2000 to 2009
52,176
17.5%
14.2%
2010 to 2013
7,688
2.6%
2.8%
2014 or later
4,773
1.6%
1.4%

Cobb County, GA Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
196,777
70.8%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
3,832
1.4%
4.7
Electricity
75,481
27.2%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
587
0.2%
4.8
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
388
0.1%
1.9
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
48
0.0%
0.5
No fuel used
836
0.3%
1.1

Cobb County, GA Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
129,919
 
47295100.0
Less than $500
1,481
1.1%
1.6%
$2,500 to $2,999
8,301
6.4%
7.0%
$3,000 or more
10,029
7.7%
10.3%
$2,000 to $2,499
15,957
12.3%
11.8%
$500 to $999
21,976
16.9%
20.4%
$1,500 to $1,999
29,965
23.1%
20.1%
$1,000 to $1,499
42,210
32.5%
28.8%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
68,742
53.3%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
18,903
14.6%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
12,451
9.6%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
6,861
5.3%
7.0%
35.0% or more
22,116
17.1%
21.3%
Not Computed
846
0.0%
0.0%

Cobb County, GA Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
98,676 
 
41,631,300 
$3,000 or more
403
0.4%
1.8%
$2,500 to $2,999
990
1.0%
1.9%
Less than $500
2,111
2.1%
10.7%
$2,000 to $2,499
2,599
2.6%
4.4%
$1,500 to $1,999
11,035
11.2%
11.9%
$500 to $999
33,842
34.3%
41.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
47,696
48.3%
28.3%
No Cash Rent
3,397
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
1,111
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
12,586
13.0%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
16,013
16.6%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
14,415
14.9%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
9,839
10.2%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
8,722
9.0%
9.0%
35.0% or more
35,036
36.3%
40.7%
Not Computed
5,462
0.0%
0.0%

Cobb County, GA Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
175,876
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
4,899
2.8%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
9,832
5.6%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
22,685
12.9%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
34,124
19.4%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
43,126
24.5%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
41,675
23.7%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
16,493
9.4%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
3,042
1.7%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
234,100
 
205,000
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