Paulding County PUMA, GA

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Population

152,399

1.71% growth

Median Age

35.6


Median Household Income

$63,669

4.43% growth

Poverty Rate

9.72%


Number of Employees

70,445

4.22% growth

Median Property Value

$150,400

6.97% growth

About

In 2017, Paulding County PUMA, GA had a population of 152k people with a median age of 35.6 and a median household income of $63,669. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Paulding County PUMA, GA grew from 149,830 to 152,399, a 1.71% increase and its median household income grew from $60,971 to $63,669, a 4.43% increase.

The population of Paulding County PUMA, GA is 73% White Alone, 17.9% Black or African American Alone, and 5.82% Hispanic or Latino. 6.5% of the people in Paulding County PUMA, GA speak a non-English language, and 97.8% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Paulding County PUMA, GA are Vogue Beauty and Barber School (52 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Paulding County PUMA, GA is $150,400, and the homeownership rate is 77.7%. Most people in Paulding County PUMA, GA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 35.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Paulding County PUMA, GA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Paulding County PUMA, GA employs 70.4k people. The largest industries in Paulding County PUMA, GA are Construction (5,981 people), Elementary & secondary schools (5,622 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,882 people), and the highest paying industries are Computer Systems Design ($101,273), Scientific research & development services ($94,705), and Medical equipment & supplies manufacturing ($92,930).

Median household income in Paulding County PUMA, GA is $63,669. Males in Paulding County PUMA, GA have an average income that is 1.2 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,918. The income inequality in Paulding County PUMA, GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.409, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$63,669

2017 value

± $2,428

4.43%

1 Year Growth

± 4.85%

Households in Paulding County PUMA, GA have a median annual income of $63,669, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $60,971 in 2016, which represents a 4.43% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$56,162

Average Male Salary

± $6,118

$46,918

Average Female Salary

± $5,428

In 2017, full-time male employees in Paulding County PUMA, GA made 1.2 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Paulding County PUMA, GA by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $75,276 ± $83,248

  2. White

    $46,998 ± $4,380

  3. Black

    $39,880 ± $7,064

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Paulding County PUMA, GA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.6 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.409

2017 Wage GINI

0.407

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Paulding County PUMA, GA was 0.409 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.464% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

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

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Paulding County PUMA, GA was Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA with a value of $115,733, followed by Fulton County (Northeast)Johns Creek City PUMA, GA and Forsyth County PUMA, GA, with respective values of $112,433 and $102,084.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Paulding County PUMA, GA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

9.72% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Paulding County PUMA, GA (14.7k out of 151k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 6 - 11.

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

    9,603 ± 889

  2. Black

    3,890 ± 683

  3. Hispanic

    1,309 ± 365

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Paulding County PUMA, 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

70.4k

2017 Value

4.22%

1 Year growth

± 4.22%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Paulding County PUMA, GA grew at a rate of 4.22%, from 67.6k employees to 70.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Paulding County PUMA, GA, are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,619 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,157 people), and Miscellaneous managers (2,022 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Paulding County PUMA, GA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Paulding County PUMA, GA, by number of employees, are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,619 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,157 people), and Miscellaneous managers (2,022 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Paulding County PUMA, GA has an unusually high number of residents working as Pest control workers (5.15 times higher than expected), Transportation, storage, & distribution managers (4.62 times), and Industrial engineers, including health & safety (4.03 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Paulding County PUMA, GA, by average salary, are Bill & account collectors ($123,132), Computer & information systems managers ($110,268), and Chief executives & legislators ($107,844).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

70.4k

2017 Value

4.22%

1 Year growth

± 4.22%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Paulding County PUMA, GA grew at a rate of 4.22%, from 67.6k employees to 70.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Paulding County PUMA, GA, are Construction (5,981 people), Elementary & secondary schools (5,622 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,882 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Paulding County PUMA, GA, though some of these residents may live in Paulding County PUMA, 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 Paulding County PUMA, GA, by number of employees, are Construction (5,981 people), Elementary & secondary schools (5,622 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,882 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Paulding County PUMA, GA has an unusually high number of Commercial, industrial & other intangible assets rental & leasing (4.39 times higher than expected), Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores (3.46 times), and Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers (3.23 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Paulding County PUMA, GA, by average salary, are Computer Systems Design ($101,273), Scientific research & development services ($94,705), and Medical equipment & supplies manufacturing ($92,930).

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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. $48.1B

  2. $38B

  3. $30.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Georgia product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $48.1B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($38B) and Electronics ($30.6B).

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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$430B

2015 Value

$628B

Projected 2045 Value

46.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Georgia trade was $430B. This is expected to increase 46.1% 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. $39.4B

  2. $25.3B

  3. $20.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Georgia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Florida with $39.4B, followed by South Carolina with $25.3B and North Carolina and $20.5B.

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

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Health

87.5% of the population of Paulding County PUMA, GA has health coverage, with 56.5% on employee plans, 10.8% on Medicaid, 7.31% on Medicare, 10.9% on non-group plans, and 1.99% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Paulding County PUMA, GA see 1519 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.459% decrease from the previous year (1526 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1984 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 829 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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1,519 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Georgia see an average of 1,519 patients per year. This represents a 0.459% decrease from the previous year (1,526 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%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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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

12.5%

Uninsured

56.5%

Employer Coverage

10.8%

Medicaid

7.31%

Medicare

10.9%

Non-Group

1.99%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Paulding County PUMA, GA stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 12.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Paulding County PUMA, 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%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Georgia by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Paulding County PUMA, GA is home to a population of 152k people, from which 97.8% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Paulding County PUMA, GA residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Paulding County PUMA, GA is composed of 111k White Alone residents (73%), 27.3k Black or African American Alone residents (17.9%), 8.87k Hispanic or Latino residents (5.82%), 2.93k Two or More Races residents (1.93%), 1.44k Asian Alone residents (0.942%), 276 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.181%), 265 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.174%), and 52 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0341%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Paulding County PUMA, GA are Spanish (5,338 speakers), French (Incl. Cajun) (670 speakers), and Swahili or Other Languages of Central, Eastern, & Southern Africa (549 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

35

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

43

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Paulding County PUMA, GA was 35.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in Paulding County PUMA, GA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Paulding County PUMA, GA residents was 35.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

5.17%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

7.75k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Paulding County PUMA, GA residents (N/A people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Paulding County PUMA, GA was 5.17%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    1,271 ± 872 people

  2. Haiti

    448 ± 519 people

  3. Kenya

    378 ± 477 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Paulding County PUMA, GA was Mexico, the natal country of 1,271 Paulding County PUMA, GA residents, followed by Haiti with 448 and Kenya with 378.

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Citizenship

97.8%

2017 Citizenship

97.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.8% of Paulding County PUMA, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Paulding County PUMA, GA was 97.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    111k ± 65

  2. Black or African American Alone

    27.3k ± 562

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    8.87k ± 1.39k

In 2017, there were 4.08 times more White Alone residents (111k people) in Paulding County PUMA, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 27.3k Black or African American Alone and 8.87k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Paulding County PUMA, GA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    5,338 speakers (3.75%)

  2. French (Incl. Cajun)

    670 speakers (0.47%)

  3. Swahili or Other Languages of Central, Eastern, & Southern Africa

    549 speakers (0.385%)

6.5% of Paulding County PUMA, GA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.8%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Paulding County PUMA, GA was Spanish. 3.75% of the overall population of Paulding County PUMA, GA are native Spanish speakers. 0.47% speak French (Incl. Cajun) and 0.385% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (1990s)

    2,521 ± 483

  2. Vietnam

    2,465 ± 334

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,977 ± 405

Paulding County PUMA, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (1990s), 1.02 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Paulding County PUMA, GA awarded 52 degrees. The student population of Paulding County PUMA, GA is skewed towards women, with 25 male students and 47 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Paulding County PUMA, GA are Black or African American (39 and 75%), followed by White (11 and 21.2%), Hispanic or Latino (2 and 3.85%), and Asian (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Paulding County PUMA, GA by number of degrees awarded are Vogue Beauty and Barber School (52 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Paulding County PUMA, GA are General Cosmetology (26 and 50%), Barbering (26 and 50%), and Cosmetology, Barber, & Nail Instructor (0 and 0%).

The median tuition costs in Paulding County PUMA, GA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 26 degrees awarded

  2. 26 degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Paulding County PUMA, GA was General Cosmetology with 26 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Paulding County PUMA, GA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

52 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Paulding County PUMA, GA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Vogue Beauty and Barber School with 52 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

24

Degrees Awarded to Men

28

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 24 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Paulding County PUMA, GA, which is 0.857 times less than the 28 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    39 degrees awarded

  2. White

    11 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    2 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Paulding County PUMA, GA were to Black or African American students. These 39 degrees mean that there were 3.55 times more Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 11 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Paulding County PUMA, GA was $150,400 in 2017, which is 0.691 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $140,600 to $150,400, a 6.97% increase. The homeownership rate in Paulding County PUMA, GA is 77.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Paulding County PUMA, GA have an average commute time of 35.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Paulding County PUMA, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$63,669

Median Household Income

± $2,428

51.4k

Number of Households

± 1,903

In 2017, the median household income of the 51.4k households in Paulding County PUMA, GA grew to $63,669 from the previous year's value of $60,971.

The following chart displays the households in Paulding County PUMA, 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$150,400

2017 Median

± $3,982

$140,600

2016 Median

± $3,987

In 2017, the median property value in Paulding County PUMA, GA grew to to $150,400 from the previous year's value of $140,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Paulding County PUMA, 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 Paulding County PUMA, GA the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

77.7%

2017 Homeownership

78.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 77.7% of the housing units in Paulding County PUMA, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 78.5%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Paulding County PUMA, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Paulding County PUMA, GA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

35.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Paulding County PUMA, GA have a longer commute time (35.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 5.89% of the workforce in Paulding County PUMA, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    84.3%

  2. Carpooled

    8.37%

  3. Worked At Home

    5.78%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Paulding County PUMA, GA was Drove Alone (84.3%), followed by those who Carpooled (8.37%) and those who Worked At Home (5.78%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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