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
382,943
52%
50.8
Male
358,391
48%
49.2
Total Population
741,334
 
321,419,000

Cobb County, GA Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
48,487
6.5% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
51,780
7.0% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
50,811
6.9% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
49,020
6.6% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
49,416
6.7% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
106,287
14.3% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
108,739
14.7% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
108,464
14.6% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
47,502
6.4% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
39,737
5.4% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
51,876
7.0% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
21,737
2.9% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
7,478
1.0% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
559,270
75.4%
77.1
Female
293,254
52.4%
51.4
Male
266,016
47.6%
48.6
21 Years and over
532,503
71.8%
72.9
62 Years and over
103,558
14.0%
18.3
65 Years and over
81,091
10.9%
14.9
Female
46,004
56.7%
55.9
Male
35,087
43.3%
44.1
Median Age (years)
36
NR
NR

Cobb County, GA Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
721,200
97.3% 
96.9
White
440,890
59.5% 
73.1
Black or African American
199,374
26.9% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
1,103
0.1% 
0.8
Asian
37,955
5.1% 
5.4
Asian Indian
17,006
2.3% 
1.2
Chinese
5,387
0.7% 
1.3
Filipino
1,987
0.3% 
0.9
Japanese
1,785
0.2% 
0.2
Korean
2,870
0.4% 
0.5
Vietnamese
3,138
0.4% 
0.5
Other Asian
5,782
0.8% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
496
0.1% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
NR
NR 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
NR
NR 
0.0
Samoan
NR
NR 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
NR
NR 
0.1
Some Other Race
41,382
5.6% 
4.8
Two or More Races
20,134
2.7% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
94,853
12.8% 
17.6
Mexican
51,373
6.9% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
10,958
1.5% 
1.7
Cuban
2,678
0.4% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
29,844
4.0% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
646,481
87.2% 
82.4

Cobb County, GA Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
25,390
5.2% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
22,389
4.6% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
93,576
19.0% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
93,459
19.0% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
34,847
7.1% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
145,021
29.5% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
77,138
15.7% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
47,779
9.8%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
444,041
90.3%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
222,159
45.2%
30.6

Cobb County, GA Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
191,225
32.4%
33.5%
Now Married
304,451
51.6%
47.5
Divorced
62,413
10.6%
11.0%
Separated
8,767
1.5%
2.1
Widowed
23,400
4.0
5.8%

Cobb County, GA Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
543,933
78.5%
78.5%
Languages other than english
148,914
21.5%
21.5%
Spanish
87,610
12.6%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
35,866
5.2%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
15,437
2.2%
3.5%
Other Languages
10,001
1.4%
1.0%

Cobb County, GA Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
12,280
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
8,405
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
21,831
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
23,680
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
30,998
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
51,176
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
36,870
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
47,549
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
20,550
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
21,129
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
70,246
 
55,775
Per capita income
34,806
 
29,979

Cobb County, GA Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
734
0.2%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
32,562
8.5%
9.8
Construction
29,860
7.8%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
75,320
19.6%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
32,199
8.4%
6.5
Information
15,441
4.0%
2.1
Manufacturing
27,833
7.2%
10.3
Other services except public administration
19,897
5.2%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
60,364
15.7%
11.3
Public administration
13,081
3.4%
4.6
Retail trade
44,136
11.5%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
19,414
5.1%
5.1
Wholesale trade
13,086
3.4%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
31,570
8.2%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
171,910
44.8%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
31,961
8.3%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
94,487
24.6%
23.6%
Service occupations
53,999
14.1%
18.0%

Cobb County, GA Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
377,303
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
298,755
79.2%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
33,336
8.8%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
4,482
1.2%
5.2
Walked
5,986
1.6%
2.8
Other means
7,300
1.9%
1.8
Worked at home
27,444
7.3%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
32.0
 
26.0

Cobb County, GA Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
10,678
3.9%
8.9
1 vehicles
89,324
32.5%
33.5
2 vehicles
117,402
42.8%
37.2
3 or more
57,064
20.8%
20.3

Cobb County, GA Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
274,468
92.8%
87.7
Owner Occupied
171,331
62.4%
63.0
Renter Occupied
103,137
37.6%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
21,164
7.2%
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

Cobb County, GA Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
295,632
1 room
3,102
1.0%
2.3
2 rooms
4,324
1.5%
2.5
3 rooms
20,117
6.8%
9.0
4 rooms
34,821
11.8%
16.6
5 rooms
48,442
16.4%
20.0
6 rooms
47,587
16.1%
17.9
7 rooms
37,164
12.6%
12.1
8 rooms
37,225
12.6%
8.5
9 rooms or more
62,850
21.3%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 

Cobb County, GA Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
295,632
 
 
1-unit, detached
192,779
65.2%
61.4
1-unit, attached
25,936
8.8%
5.8
2-units
2,885
1.0%
3.7
3 or 4 units
5,134
1.7%
4.5
5 to 9 units
18,075
6.1%
4.8
10 to 19 units
22,701
7.7%
4.6
20 or more units
23,030
7.8%
8.8
Mobile home
5,038
1.7%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
54
0.0%
0.1

Cobb County, GA Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
3,403
1.2%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
3,196
1.1%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
11,220
3.8%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
22,021
7.4%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
52,993
17.9%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
74,796
25.3%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
65,801
22.3%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
54,634
18.5%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
6,698
2.3%
2.5%
2014 or later
870
0.3%
0.5%

Cobb County, GA Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
197,429
71.9%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
2,853
1.0%
4.7
Electricity
72,379
26.4%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
555
0.2%
5.1
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
354
0.1%
2.0
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
139
0.1%
0.5
No fuel used
759
0.3%
1.2

Cobb County, GA Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
130,178
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
1,229
0.9%
1.5%
$2,500 to $2,999
7,914
6.1%
6.8%
$3,000 or more
9,405
7.2%
9.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
14,995
11.5%
11.8%
$500 to $999
20,279
15.6%
20.5%
$1,500 to 1,999
34,927
26.8%
20.3%
$1,000 to 1,499
41,429
31.8%
29.2%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
66,057
51.1%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
21,000
16.2%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
12,060
9.3%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
6,434
5.0%
7.3%
35.0% or more
23,793
18.4%
22.3%
Not Computed
834
NR
NR

Cobb County, GA Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
99,208 
 
41,410,200 
$3,000 or more
396
0.4%
1.5%
$2,500 to $2,999
995
1.0%
1.7%
Less than $500
2,117
2.1%
11.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
2,584
2.6%
4.1%
$1,500 to $1,999
8,753
8.8%
11.0%
$500 to $999
37,647
37.9%
42.7%
$1,000 to $1,499
46,716
47.1%
27.9%
No Cash Rent
3,929
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
1,075
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
12,791
13.3%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
16,204
16.8%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
13,853
14.4%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
9,821
10.2%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
8,168
8.5%
9.2%
35.0% or more
35,603
36.9%
41.4%
Not Computed
6,697
NR
NR

Cobb County, GA Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
171,331
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
4,437
2.6%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
12,725
7.4%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
25,775
15.0%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
31,034
18.1%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
44,185
25.8%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
34,793
20.3%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
16,131
9.4%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
2,251
1.3%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
224,300
 
194,500
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