Carroll County PUMA, GA

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Population

114,898

1% growth

Median Age

34.4


Median Household Income

$46,844

2.99% growth

Poverty Rate

18.6%


Number of Employees

47,685

3.91% growth

Median Property Value

$119,600

5.19% growth

About

In 2017, Carroll County PUMA, GA had a population of 115k people with a median age of 34.4 and a median household income of $46,844. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Carroll County PUMA, GA grew from 113,756 to 114,898, a 1% increase and its median household income grew from $45,486 to $46,844, a 2.99% increase.

The population of Carroll County PUMA, GA is 71.1% White Alone, 18.7% Black or African American Alone, and 6.68% Hispanic or Latino. 6.85% of the people in Carroll County PUMA, GA speak a non-English language, and 97.3% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Carroll County PUMA, GA are University of West Georgia (2,501 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Carroll County PUMA, GA is $119,600, and the homeownership rate is 64.1%. Most people in Carroll County PUMA, GA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 27.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Carroll County PUMA, GA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Carroll County PUMA, GA employs 47.7k people. The largest industries in Carroll County PUMA, GA are Restaurants & Food Services (4,033 people), Construction (3,612 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,218 people), and the highest paying industries are Offices of physicians ($128,150), Household appliances & electrical & electronic goods merchant wholesalers ($109,898), and Truck transportation ($108,539).

Median household income in Carroll County PUMA, GA is $46,844. Males in Carroll County PUMA, GA have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $38,544. The income inequality in Carroll County PUMA, GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.442, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$46,844

2017 value

± $1,697

2.99%

1 Year Growth

± 5.09%

Households in Carroll County PUMA, GA have a median annual income of $46,844, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $45,486 in 2016, which represents a 2.99% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$53,039

Average Male Salary

± $9,344

$38,544

Average Female Salary

± $6,312

In 2017, full-time male employees in Carroll County PUMA, GA made 1.38 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Carroll 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. White

    $42,841 ± $5,912

  2. Two or More Races

    $35,366 ± $35,414

  3. American Indian

    $34,650 ± $75,387

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Carroll County PUMA, GA workers was White. These workers were paid 1.21 times more than Two or More Races workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.442

2017 Wage GINI

0.43

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Carroll County PUMA, GA was 0.442 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.64% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

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

18.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Carroll County PUMA, GA (20.7k out of 111k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 35 - 44.

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

    13,213 ± 1,033

  2. Black

    5,726 ± 693

  3. Hispanic

    2,274 ± 428

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Carroll 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

47.7k

2017 Value

3.91%

1 Year growth

± 3.91%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Carroll County PUMA, GA grew at a rate of 3.91%, from 45.9k employees to 47.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Carroll County PUMA, GA, are Cashiers (1,564 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,486 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,415 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Carroll County PUMA, GA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Carroll County PUMA, GA, by number of employees, are Cashiers (1,564 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,486 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,415 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Carroll County PUMA, GA has an unusually high number of residents working as Machine tool cutting setters, operators, & tenders, metal & plastic (8.23 times higher than expected), Miscellaneous metal workers & plastic workers, including multiple machine tool setters (7.49 times), and Food processing workers, all other (4.23 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Carroll County PUMA, GA, by average salary, are Chief executives & legislators ($207,871), Software developers, applications & systems software ($139,673), and Medical & health services managers ($102,599).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

47.7k

2017 Value

3.91%

1 Year growth

± 3.91%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Carroll County PUMA, GA grew at a rate of 3.91%, from 45.9k employees to 47.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Carroll County PUMA, GA, are Restaurants & Food Services (4,033 people), Construction (3,612 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,218 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Carroll County PUMA, GA, though some of these residents may live in Carroll 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 Carroll County PUMA, GA, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (4,033 people), Construction (3,612 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,218 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Carroll County PUMA, GA has an unusually high number of Nonferrous metal (except aluminum) production & processing (23.8 times higher than expected), Electric lighting & electrical equipment manufacturing, & other electrical component manufacturing, n.e.c. (11.9 times), and Aluminum production & processing (10.6 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Carroll County PUMA, GA, by average salary, are Offices of physicians ($128,150), Household appliances & electrical & electronic goods merchant wholesalers ($109,898), and Truck transportation ($108,539).

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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

84.5% of the population of Carroll County PUMA, GA has health coverage, with 44.5% on employee plans, 17.5% on Medicaid, 9.52% on Medicare, 11.6% on non-group plans, and 1.38% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Carroll 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

15.5%

Uninsured

44.5%

Employer Coverage

17.5%

Medicaid

9.52%

Medicare

11.6%

Non-Group

1.38%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Carroll County PUMA, GA stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 15.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Carroll 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%.

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Diversity

Carroll County PUMA, GA is home to a population of 115k people, from which 97.3% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Carroll County PUMA, GA residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Carroll County PUMA, GA is composed of 81.7k White Alone residents (71.1%), 21.4k Black or African American Alone residents (18.7%), 7.68k Hispanic or Latino residents (6.68%), 2.04k Two or More Races residents (1.78%), 901 Asian Alone residents (0.784%), 727 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.633%), 303 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.264%), and 108 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.094%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Carroll County PUMA, GA are Spanish (5,706 speakers), Vietnamese (247 speakers), and German (161 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

34

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

40

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Carroll County PUMA, GA was 34.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 34, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 40. But people in Carroll County PUMA, GA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Carroll County PUMA, GA residents was 34.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

3.71%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

4.22k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Carroll 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 Carroll County PUMA, GA was 3.71%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Honduras

    1,169 ± 835 people

  2. Mexico

    1,076 ± 802 people

  3. Guatemala

    690 ± 643 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Carroll County PUMA, GA was Honduras, the natal country of 1,169 Carroll County PUMA, GA residents, followed by Mexico with 1,076 and Guatemala with 690.

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Citizenship

97.3%

2017 Citizenship

97.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.3% of Carroll 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 Carroll County PUMA, GA was 97.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    81.7k ± 254

  2. Black or African American Alone

    21.4k ± 578

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    7.68k ± 1.19k

In 2017, there were 3.81 times more White Alone residents (81.7k people) in Carroll County PUMA, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 21.4k Black or African American Alone and 7.68k 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 Carroll County PUMA, GA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    5,706 speakers (5.31%)

  2. Vietnamese

    247 speakers (0.23%)

  3. German

    161 speakers (0.15%)

6.85% of Carroll 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 Carroll County PUMA, GA was Spanish. 5.31% of the overall population of Carroll County PUMA, GA are native Spanish speakers. 0.23% speak Vietnamese and 0.15% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    2,295 ± 327

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,008 ± 282

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    868 ± 221

Carroll County PUMA, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.28 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Carroll County PUMA, GA awarded 2,501 degrees. The student population of Carroll County PUMA, GA is skewed towards women, with 4,575 male students and 8,733 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Carroll County PUMA, GA are White (1,464 and 59.8%), followed by Black or African American (759 and 31%), Hispanic or Latino (100 and 4.08%), and Two or More Races (63 and 2.57%).

The largest universities in Carroll County PUMA, GA by number of degrees awarded are University of West Georgia (2,501 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Carroll County PUMA, GA are General Business Administration & Management (265 and 10.6%), Registered Nursing (192 and 7.68%), and Elementary Education & Teaching (174 and 6.96%).

The median tuition costs in Carroll County PUMA, GA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $4,181 and $14,755 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 169 degrees awarded

  2. 156 degrees awarded

  3. 151 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Carroll County PUMA, GA was Registered Nursing with 169 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

2,501 degrees awarded

$4,181

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Carroll County PUMA, GA institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of West Georgia with 2,501 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

831

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,670

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 831 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Carroll County PUMA, GA, which is 0.498 times less than the 1,670 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

    1,464 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    759 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    100 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Carroll County PUMA, GA were to White students. These 1,464 degrees mean that there were 1.93 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 759 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Carroll County PUMA, GA was $119,600 in 2017, which is 0.55 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $113,700 to $119,600, a 5.19% increase. The homeownership rate in Carroll County PUMA, GA is 64.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Carroll County PUMA, GA have an average commute time of 27.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Carroll 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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$46,844

Median Household Income

± $1,697

41.1k

Number of Households

± 1,587

In 2017, the median household income of the 41.1k households in Carroll County PUMA, GA grew to $46,844 from the previous year's value of $45,486.

The following chart displays the households in Carroll 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 $60k - $75k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$119,600

2017 Median

± $3,220

$113,700

2016 Median

± $3,694

In 2017, the median property value in Carroll County PUMA, GA grew to to $119,600 from the previous year's value of $113,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Carroll 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 Carroll County PUMA, GA the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

64.1%

2017 Homeownership

63.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 64.1% of the housing units in Carroll County PUMA, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 63.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Carroll 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 Carroll 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 Carroll County PUMA, GA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

27.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Carroll County PUMA, GA have a longer commute time (27.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.15% of the workforce in Carroll 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

    81.2%

  2. Carpooled

    13.1%

  3. Worked At Home

    2.4%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Carroll County PUMA, GA was Drove Alone (81.2%), followed by those who Carpooled (13.1%) and those who Worked At Home (2.4%).

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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