Forsyth County PUMA, GA

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2020 Population
236,605
3.6% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
38.8
0.779% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
5.23%
8% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$112,834
5.24% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$362,300
6.65% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Forsyth County PUMA, GA had a population of 237k people with a median age of 38.8 and a median household income of $112,834. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Forsyth County PUMA, GA grew from 228,383 to 236,605, a 3.6% increase and its median household income grew from $107,218 to $112,834, a 5.24% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Forsyth County PUMA, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (69.7%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (14.2%), White (Hispanic) (5.84%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.43%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.73%).

22.8% of the households in Forsyth County PUMA, 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.

90% of the residents in Forsyth County PUMA, GA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (Southwest)--Forsyth County PUMA, GA are MAK Beauty Institute (23 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Forsyth County PUMA, GA was $362,300, and the homeownership rate was 84.2%.

Most people in Forsyth County PUMA, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 33.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Forsyth County PUMA, GA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Forsyth County PUMA, GA is home to a population of 237k people, from which 90% are citizens. As of 2020, 18.3% of Forsyth County PUMA, GA residents were born outside of the country (43.3k people).

In 2020, there were 4.91 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (165k people) in Forsyth County PUMA, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 33.6k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 13.8k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Forsyth County PUMA, GA are Spanish (17,761 households), Telugu (6,930 households), and Hindi (4,158 households).

Citizenship

90%
2020 Citizenship
90.2%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 90% of Forsyth County PUMA, GA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Forsyth County PUMA, GA was 90.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Forsyth County PUMA, GA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    165k ± 520
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    33.6k ± 582
  3. White (Hispanic)
    13.8k ± 902
9.42%
Hispanic Population
22.3k people

In 2020, there were 4.91 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (165k people) in Forsyth County PUMA, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 33.6k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 13.8k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.42% of the people in Forsyth County PUMA, GA are hispanic (22.3k people).

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Foreign-Born Population

18.3%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
43.3k people
17.5%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
40k people

As of 2020, 18.3% of Forsyth County PUMA, GA residents (43.3k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Forsyth County PUMA, GA was 17.5%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    17,761 households (7.99%)
  2. Telugu
    6,930 households (3.12%)
  3. Hindi
    4,158 households (1.87%)

22.8% of the households in Forsyth County PUMA, GA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. 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.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Forsyth County PUMA, GA was Spanish. 7.99% of the households in Forsyth County PUMA, GA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,210 ± 294
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    2,079 ± 253
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,356 ± 282

Forsyth County PUMA, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.54 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Forsyth County PUMA, GA employs 113k people. The largest industries in Forsyth County PUMA, GA are Computer Systems Design (9,221 people), Elementary & secondary schools (8,034 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (6,335 people), and the highest paying industries are Agencies, brokerages, and other insurance related activities ($200,974), Lumber & other construction materials merchant wholesalers ($165,917), and Software publishing ($161,609).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
49,705
Women
43.8%
63,684
Men
56.2%

The workforce of Forsyth County PUMA, GA in 2020 was 113,389 people, with 43.8% woman, and 56.2% men.

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Occupations

113k
2020 Value
3.43%
1 Year growth
± 3.43%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Forsyth County PUMA, GA grew at a rate of 3.43%, from 110k employees to 113k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Forsyth County PUMA, GA, are Other managers (5,741 people), Software developers (5,069 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (3,961 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Forsyth County PUMA, GA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Georgia (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industries

113k
2020 Value
3.43%
1 Year growth
± 3.43%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Forsyth County PUMA, GA grew at a rate of 3.43%, from 110k employees to 113k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Forsyth County PUMA, GA, are Computer Systems Design (9,221 people), Elementary & secondary schools (8,034 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (6,335 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Forsyth County PUMA, GA, though some of these residents may live in Forsyth County PUMA, 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

$76,211
Median earning men ± $3,244
$42,395
Median earning women ± $1,816

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($116,008), Information ($112,984), and Wholesale Trade ($105,791).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Information ($91,455), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($65,831), and Wholesale Trade ($61,625).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Georgia. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Georgia.

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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. $68.9B
  2. $63.5B
  3. $51.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Georgia product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $68.9B, followed by Mixed freight ($63.5B) and Electronics ($51.2B).

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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$626B
2020 Value in Georgia
$1.3T
Projected 2050 Value in Georgia
108% growth

In 2020, total outbound Georgia trade was $626B. This is expected to increase 108% to $1.3T by 2050.

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. $57.7B
  2. $34B
  3. $30.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Georgia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Florida with $57.7B, followed by Tennessee with $34B and North Carolina and $30.2B.

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

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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
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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In 2020, universities in Forsyth County PUMA, GA awarded 23 degrees. The student population of Forsyth County PUMA, GA in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 1 male students and 17 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Forsyth County PUMA, GA are White (15 and 65.2%), followed by Unknown (5 and 21.7%), Hispanic or Latino (3 and 13%), and Asian (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Forsyth County PUMA, GA by number of degrees awarded are MAK Beauty Institute (23 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (Southwest)--Forsyth County PUMA, GA are General Cosmetology (16 and 69.6%), Hair Styling & Design (4 and 17.4%), and Cosmetology, Barber, & Nail Instructor (3 and 13%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2020, 0.673% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.615% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Forsyth County PUMA, GA in 2020 were Bachelors Degree (55.9k), Some college (31.3k), and Graduate Degree (30.4k).

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The median property value in Forsyth County PUMA, GA was $362,300 in 2020, which is 1.58 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $339,700 to $362,300, a 6.65% increase. The homeownership rate in Forsyth County PUMA, GA is 84.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Forsyth County PUMA, GA have an average commute time of 33.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Forsyth County PUMA, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Forsyth County PUMA, GA is $112,834. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Forsyth County PUMA, GA was Fulton County (Northeast)Johns Creek City PUMA, GA with a value of $128,680, followed by Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA and Forsyth County PUMA, GA, with respective values of $118,030 and $112,834.

Property

$362,300
Median Property Value 2020
±$4,587
$67,620
Median Property Taxes
±$1,653

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 Forsyth County PUMA, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Forsyth County PUMA, GA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

84.2%
Homeownership
2020
67.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 84.2% of the housing units in Forsyth County PUMA, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 84%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Forsyth County PUMA, GA was Fulton County (Northeast)Johns Creek City PUMA, GA with a value of $128,680, followed by Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA and Forsyth County PUMA, GA, with respective values of $118,030 and $112,834.

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$112,834
Median Household Income
± $2,012
80.3k
Number of Households
± 2,121

In 2020, the median household income of the 80.3k households in Forsyth County PUMA, GA grew to $112,834 from the previous year's value of $107,218.

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Wage Distribution

0.47
2020 Wage GINI in Forsyth County PUMA, GA
0.478
2019 Wage GINI in Forsyth County PUMA, GA

In 2020, the income inequality in Forsyth County PUMA, GA was 0.47 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.65% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Forsyth County PUMA, GA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Forsyth County PUMA, GA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (73.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (17.3%)
  3. Carpooled (6.94%)

In 2020, 73.4% of workers in Forsyth County PUMA, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (17.3%) and those who carpooled to work (6.94%).

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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Commute Time

33.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Forsyth County PUMA, GA have a longer commute time (33.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 4.48% of the workforce in Forsyth County PUMA, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Forsyth 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 Forsyth County PUMA, GA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

5.23% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Forsyth County PUMA, GA (12.3k out of 236k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Forsyth County PUMA, GA is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

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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91.5% of the population of Forsyth County PUMA, GA has health coverage, with 64.7% on employee plans, 4.32% on Medicaid, 9.2% on Medicare, 12.5% on non-group plans, and 0.886% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Georgia see 1508 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.31% decrease from the previous year (1528 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1921 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 691 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Georgia, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,508 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Georgia

Primary care physicians in Georgia see an average of 1,508 patients per year. This represents a 1.31% decrease from the previous year (1,528 patients).

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

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Georgia across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 28.9% under 18 years, 15.6% between 18 and 34 years, 43.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 11.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.2% were men and 50.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.45%
Uninsured
64.7%
Employer Coverage
4.32%
Medicaid
9.2%
Medicare
12.5%
Non-Group
0.886%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Forsyth County PUMA, GA declined by 4.14% from 8.82% to 8.45%.

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