Bibb County, GA

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2022 Population
156,554
0.1% 1-year decline
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
36.5
0.829% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
25.1%
0.726% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$48,897
11.5% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$155,200
18.1% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
64,934
0.39% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Bibb County, GA had a population of 157k people with a median age of 36.5 and a median household income of $48,897. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Bibb County, GA declined from 156,711 to 156,554, a −0.1% decrease and its median household income grew from $43,862 to $48,897, a 11.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Bibb County, GA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (54.1%), White (Non-Hispanic) (36%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.15%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.15%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.29%).

None of the households in Bibb County, GA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.8% of the residents in Bibb County, GA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Bibb County, GA are Mercer University (2,845 degrees awarded in 2022), Middle Georgia State University (1,573 degrees), and Wesleyan College (169 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Bibb County, GA was $155,200, and the homeownership rate was 52.6%.

Most people in Bibb County, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Bibb County, GA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Bibb County, GA is home to a population of 157k people, from which 98.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.94% of Bibb County, GA residents were born outside of the country (4.61k people).

In 2022, there were 1.51 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (84.7k people) in Bibb County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 56.3k White (Non-Hispanic) and 4.93k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.8%
2022 Citizenship
98.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.8% of Bibb County, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Bibb County, GA was 98.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Bibb County, GA
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    84.7k ± 927
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    56.3k ± 500
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    4.93k ± 937
3.74%
Hispanic Population
5.85k people

In 2022, there were 1.51 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (84.7k people) in Bibb County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 56.3k White (Non-Hispanic) and 4.93k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.74% of the people in Bibb County, GA are hispanic (5.85k people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    222,301 ± 11,455 people
  2. India
    103,637 ± 7,865 people
  3. Jamaica
    49,864 ± 5,470 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Georgia was Mexico, the natal country of 222,301 Georgia residents, followed by India with 103,637 and Jamaica with 49,864.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.94%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
4.61k people
2.99%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
4.69k people

As of 2022, 2.94% of Bibb County, GA residents (4.61k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Bibb County, GA was 2.99%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,099 ± 310
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,762 ± 405
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,117 ± 274

Bibb County, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.76 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Bibb County, GA employs 64.9k people. The largest industries in Bibb County, GA are Health Care & Social Assistance (10,356 people), Retail Trade (7,905 people), and Educational Services (6,714 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($65,726), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($60,128), and Public Administration ($56,980).

Males in Georgia have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,988. The income inequality in Georgia (measured using the Gini index) is 0.474, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

64.9k
2022 Value
± 2,282
0.39%
1 Year growth
± 4.95%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Bibb County, GA grew at a rate of 0.39%, from 64.7k employees to 64.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Bibb County, GA, are Sales & Related Occupations (8,201 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (6,695 people), and Management Occupations (5,844 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Bibb County, GA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

64.9k
2022 Value
± 2,282
0.39%
1 Year growth
± 4.95%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Bibb County, GA grew at a rate of 0.39%, from 64.7k employees to 64.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Bibb County, GA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (10,356 people), Retail Trade (7,905 people), and Educational Services (6,714 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Bibb County, GA, though some of these residents may live in Bibb County, GA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$40,426
Median earning men ± $1,783
$32,663
Median earning women ± $1,372

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($73,750), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($69,076), and Wholesale Trade ($67,026).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($56,700), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($45,738), and Public Administration ($45,694).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.94%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.87M people employed in Georgia. This represents a 2.94% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 11.9%.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 2,163
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 1,204
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 929
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Bibb County, GA went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 61.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (37.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.06%).

Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are the senators currently representing the state of Georgia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Georgia is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Georgia

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Jon Ossoff
Senator from Georgia2
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Inauguration delayed as incumbent senator David Perdue's term expired on January 3, 2021, two days prior to the 2020-21 United States Senate election in Georgia|runoff election.
Raphael Warnock
Senator from Georgia3
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Elected to the seat to succeed Kelly Loeffler, who had been appointed to the seat following the resignation of Johnny Isakson.

Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are the senators currently representing Georgia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Georgia

Georgia is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Georgia have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Bibb County, GA awarded 4,817 degrees. The student population of Bibb County, GA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 6,453 male students and 11,187 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Bibb County, GA are White (2,287 and 49%), followed by Black or African American (1,551 and 33.2%), Asian (298 and 6.38%), and Hispanic or Latino (281 and 6.01%).

The largest universities in Bibb County, GA by number of degrees awarded are Mercer University (2,845 and 59.1%), Middle Georgia State University (1,573 and 32.7%), and Wesleyan College (169 and 3.51%).

The most popular majors in Bibb County, GA are Registered Nursing (485 and 10.1%), General Business Administration & Management (471 and 9.78%), and Elementary Education & Teaching (266 and 5.52%).

The median tuition costs in Bibb County, GA are $28,234 for private four year colleges, and $3,144 and $11,616 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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Measure

In 2022 in Bibb County, GA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 80.9%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 23.2%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 17,640 (36.6% men and 63.4% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 17,640 students enrolled in Bibb County, GA, 36.6% men and 63.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 8,326 records, of which 58% were women and 42% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 405 degrees awarded
  2. 210 degrees awarded
  3. 192 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Bibb County, GA was Registered Nursing with 405 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,845 degrees awarded
  2. 1,573 degrees awarded
  3. 169 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Mercer University with 2,845 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 1,660 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Bibb County, GA, which is 0.526 times less than the 3,157 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 2,287 degrees mean that there were 1.47 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 1,551 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($28,234) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 2-year ($1,397) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,293) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.03% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.33M), Some college (1.78M), and Bachelors Degree (1.56M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Bibb County, GA was $155,200 in 2022, which is 0.551 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $131,400 to $155,200, a 18.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Bibb County, GA is 52.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Bibb County, GA have an average commute time of 21.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Bibb County, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Bibb County, GA is $48,897. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Bibb County, GA was Census Tract 134.08 with a value of $118,403, followed by Census Tract 136.05 and Census Tract 135.03, with respective values of $95,580 and $86,250.

In 2022, 19.7% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Bibb County, GA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.453%.

Property

$155,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,786
$31,315
Median Property Taxes
±$1,319

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Bibb County, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

52.6%
Homeownership
2022
64.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 52.6% of the housing units in Bibb County, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 52.9%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 134.08
  2. Census Tract 136.05
  3. Census Tract 135.03

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Bibb County, GA was Census Tract 134.08 with a value of $118,403, followed by Census Tract 136.05 and Census Tract 135.03, with respective values of $95,580 and $86,250.

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

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Household Income

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$48,897
Median Household Income
± $2,041
59.5k
Number of Households
± 2,021

In 2022, the median household income of the 59.5k households in Bibb County, GA grew to $48,897 from the previous year's value of $43,862.

The following chart displays the households in Bibb County, 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Bibb County, GA is from Georgia.
0.474
2022 Wage GINI in Georgia
0.475
2021 Wage GINI in Georgia

In 2022, the income inequality in Georgia was 0.474 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.224% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Georgia was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Georgia in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (80.7%)
  2. Carpooled (8.08%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.61%)

In 2022, 80.7% of workers in Bibb County, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.08%) and those who worked at home (6.61%).

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Commute Time

21.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Bibb County, GA have a shorter commute time (21.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.2% of the workforce in Bibb County, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 19.7% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Bibb County, GA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.453%.

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Poverty & Diversity

25.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Bibb County, GA (37.6k out of 150k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 6 - 11.

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

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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 37.4% of the children was living in poverty in Bibb County, GA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 4%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 501 in Bibb County, GA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 65.6 per 100,000 population.

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Health

86.1% of the population of Bibb County, GA has health coverage, with 37.4% on employee plans, 23.7% on Medicaid, 10.9% on Medicare, 12.1% on non-group plans, and 2.03% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Bibb County, GA see 699 patients per year on average, which represents a 5.03% decrease from the previous year (736 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1660 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 496 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 45.4% were men and 54.6% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

699 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Bibb County, GA

Primary care physicians in Bibb County, GA see an average of 699 patients per year. This represents a 5.03% decrease from the previous year (736 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Bibb County, GA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.1% under 18 years, 22.6% between 18 and 34 years, 35.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 45.4% were men and 54.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

13.9%
Uninsured
37.4%
Employer Coverage
23.7%
Medicaid
10.9%
Medicare
12.1%
Non-Group
2.03%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Bibb County, GA grew by 4.01% from 13.3% to 13.9%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 75.1 in Bibb County, GA.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 38.7% in Bibb County, GA.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 14.6% in Bibb County, GA.

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