Carrollton, GA

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Population

26,054

0.362% growth

Poverty Rate

27.7%


Median Age

26


Median Household Income

$36,548

1.42% decline

Number of Employees

11,222

0.304% growth

Median Property Value

$137,900

2.53% growth

About

In 2017, Carrollton, GA had a population of 26.1k people with a median age of 26 and a median household income of $36,548. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Carrollton, GA grew from 25,960 to 26,054, a 0.362% increase and its median household income declined from $37,074 to $36,548, a -1.42% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Carrollton, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (52.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (29.1%), White (Hispanic) (7.74%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (4.38%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.73%). N/A% of the people in Carrollton, GA speak a non-English language, and 93% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Carrollton, GA are University of West Georgia (2,673 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Carrollton, GA is $137,900, and the homeownership rate is 36%. Most people in Carrollton, GA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17 minutes. The average car ownership in Carrollton, GA is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Carrollton, GA employs 11.2k people. The largest industries in Carrollton, GA are Educational Services (1,642 people), Manufacturing (1,583 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (1,471 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($54,886), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($50,000), and Information ($44,375).

Median household income in Carrollton, GA is $36,548. Males in Carrollton, GA have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,261. The income inequality in Carrollton, GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$36,548

2017 value

± $4,023

-1.42%

1 Year Growth

± 16.6%

Households in Carrollton, GA have a median annual income of $36,548, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $37,074 in 2016, which represents a -1.42% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$62,744

Average Male Salary

± $1,190

$46,261

Average Female Salary

± $830

In 2017, full-time male employees in Georgia made 1.36 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $58,486 ± $3,787

  2. White

    $53,819 ± $950

  3. Two or More Races

    $43,415 ± $4,855

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Georgia workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.09 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Carrollton, GA is from Georgia.

0.478

2017 Wage GINI

0.477

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Georgia was 0.478 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.233% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Georgia was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Georgia in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9110

  2. Census Tract 9111

  3. Census Tract 9106

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Carrollton, GA was Census Tract 9110 with a value of $52,017, followed by Census Tract 9111 and Census Tract 9106, with respective values of $46,513 and $46,490.

The following map shows all of the places in Carrollton, GA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

27.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Carrollton, GA (6.29k out of 22.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    2,756 ± 563

  2. Black

    2,562 ± 472

  3. Hispanic

    1,570 ± 378

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Carrollton, GA is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

11.2k

2017 Value

± 942

0.304%

1 Year growth

± 12.1%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Carrollton, GA grew at a rate of 0.304%, from 11.2k employees to 11.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Carrollton, GA, are Sales & Related Occupations (1,507 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,450 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (1,192 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Carrollton, GA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Carrollton, GA, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (1,507 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,450 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (1,192 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Carrollton, GA has an unusually high number of residents working as Material Moving Occupations (2 times higher than expected), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (1.79 times), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (1.76 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Carrollton, GA, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($85,208), Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($74,698), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($63,073).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

11.2k

2017 Value

± 942

0.304%

1 Year growth

± 12.1%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Carrollton, GA grew at a rate of 0.304%, from 11.2k employees to 11.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Carrollton, GA, are Educational Services (1,642 people), Manufacturing (1,583 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (1,471 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Carrollton, GA, though some of these residents may live in Carrollton, GA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Carrollton, GA, by number of employees, are Educational Services (1,642 people), Manufacturing (1,583 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (1,471 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Carrollton, GA has an unusually high number of Accommodation & Food Services (1.72 times higher than expected), Educational Services (1.58 times), and Manufacturing (1.39 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Carrollton, GA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($54,886), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($50,000), and Information ($44,375).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Georgia to other states, or from other states to Georgia.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $51.8B

  2. $36.9B

  3. $35.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Georgia product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $51.8B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($36.9B) and Electronics ($35.7B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Georgia products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$465B

2020 Value

$628B

Projected 2045 Value

35.1% growth

In 2020, total outbound Georgia trade was $465B. This is expected to increase 35.1% to $628B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Georgia trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Georgia to other states, or from other states to Georgia.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $42.1B

  2. $27.8B

  3. $22.2B

In 2015, the top outbound Georgia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Florida with $42.1B, followed by South Carolina with $27.8B and North Carolina and $22.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Georgia shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

85.4% of the population of Carrollton, GA has health coverage, with 47.4% on employee plans, 16.4% on Medicaid, 7.93% on Medicare, 12.7% on non-group plans, and 0.938% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Carrollton, GA was $6,587 in 2014. This is a 5.41% increase from the previous year ($6,249).

Primary care physicians in Carrollton, GA see 2246 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.37% increase from the previous year (2194 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3419 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1057 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Quitman County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (18.2%). Additionally, Rockdale County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (38.5%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,246 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Carroll County, GA see an average of 2,246 patients per year. This represents a 2.37% increase from the previous year (2,194 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$6,587

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,406

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,199

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,429

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Georgia (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.41%, from $6,249 to $6,587.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

14.6%

Uninsured

47.4%

Employer Coverage

16.4%

Medicaid

7.93%

Medicare

12.7%

Non-Group

0.938%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Carrollton, GA declined by 4.36% from 15.3% to 14.6%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Carrollton, GA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 18.2% prevalence

  2. 17.3% prevalence

  3. 16.9% prevalence

Quitman County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Georgia, at 18.2%.

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Diversity

Carrollton, GA is home to a population of 26.1k people, from which 93% are citizens. As of 2017, 8.82% of Carrollton, GA residents were born outside of the country (2.3k people).

In 2017, there were 1.81 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (13.7k people) in Carrollton, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.59k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.02k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

25

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.6

33

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Carrollton, GA was 26. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 25, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 33. But people in Carrollton, GA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Carrollton, GA residents was 25.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

8.82%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

2.3k people

8.45%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

2.19k people

As of 2017, 8.82% of Carrollton, GA residents (2.3k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Carrollton, GA was 8.45%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    264,376 ± 12,459 people

  2. India

    85,239 ± 7,138 people

  3. Korea

    45,011 ± 5,197 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Georgia was Mexico, the natal country of 264,376 Georgia residents, followed by India with 85,239 and Korea with 45,011.

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Citizenship

93%

2017 Citizenship

93.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 93% of Carrollton, GA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Carrollton, GA was 93.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Carrollton, GA

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    13.7k ± 885

  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    7.59k ± 825

  3. White (Hispanic)

    2.02k ± 689

In 2017, there were 1.81 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (13.7k people) in Carrollton, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.59k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.02k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Carrollton, GA as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    398 ± 180

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    220 ± 160

  3. Korea

    83 ± 51

Carrollton, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.81 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Carrollton, GA awarded 2,673 degrees. The student population of Carrollton, GA is skewed towards women, with 4,639 male students and 8,881 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Carrollton, GA are White (1,492 and 57%), followed by Black or African American (864 and 33%), Hispanic or Latino (116 and 4.43%), and Two or More Races (57 and 2.18%).

The largest universities in Carrollton, GA by number of degrees awarded are University of West Georgia (2,673 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Carrollton, GA are General Business Administration & Management (245 and 9.17%), Registered Nursing (217 and 8.12%), and General Psychology (198 and 7.41%).

The median tuition costs in Carrollton, GA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $4,264 and $15,048 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 181 degrees awarded

  2. 177 degrees awarded

  3. 145 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Carrollton, GA was Registered Nursing with 181 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Carrollton, GA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

2,673 degrees awarded

$4,264

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Carrollton, GA institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of West Georgia with 2,673 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

815

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,858

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 815 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Carrollton, GA, which is 0.439 times less than the 1,858 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,492 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    864 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    116 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Carrollton, GA were to White students. These 1,492 degrees mean that there were 1.73 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 864 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Carrollton, GA was $137,900 in 2017, which is 0.6 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $134,500 to $137,900, a 2.53% increase. The homeownership rate in Carrollton, GA is 36%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Carrollton, GA have an average commute time of 17 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Carrollton, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$137,900

2017 Median

± $13,110

$134,500

2016 Median

± $10,336

In 2017, the median property value in Carrollton, GA grew to to $137,900 from the previous year's value of $134,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Carrollton, GA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Carrollton, GA the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

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$36,548

Median Household Income

± $4,023

9.05k

Number of Households

± 817

In 2017, the median household income of the 9.05k households in Carrollton, GA declined from $36,548 from the previous year's value of $37,074.

The following chart displays the households in Carrollton, GA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Carrollton, GA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Carrollton, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

36%

2017 Homeownership

37.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 36% of the housing units in Carrollton, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 37.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Carrollton, GA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

17 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Carrollton, GA have a shorter commute time (17 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.691% of the workforce in Carrollton, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    77.2%

  2. Carpooled

    12.6%

  3. Walked

    4.27%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Carrollton, GA was Drove Alone (77.2%), followed by those who Carpooled (12.6%) and those who Walked (4.27%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Carrollton, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Carrollton, GA have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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