Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA

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Population

159,875

0.00688% growth

Median Age

37.9


Median Household Income

$36,806

2.57% growth

Poverty Rate

23.7%


Number of Employees

53,023

4.05% growth

Median Property Value

$83,600

3.59% growth

About

In 2017, Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA had a population of 160k people with a median age of 37.9 and a median household income of $36,806. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA grew from 159,864 to 159,875, a 0.00688% increase and its median household income grew from $35,883 to $36,806, a 2.57% increase.

The population of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA is 62.8% White Alone, 25.7% Black or African American Alone, and 9.46% Hispanic or Latino. 9.74% of the people in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA speak a non-English language, and 95.8% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA are Southeastern Technical College (800 degrees awarded in 2017) and Brewton-Parker College (60 degrees).

The median property value in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA is $83,600, and the homeownership rate is 66%. Most people in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA employs 53k people. The largest industries in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA are Elementary & secondary schools (4,524 people), Construction (4,196 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,135 people), and the highest paying industries are Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($91,959), Architectural, engineering & related services ($86,966), and Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals ($78,626).

Median household income in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA is $36,806. Males in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA have an average income that is 1.24 times higher than the average income of females, which is $35,306. The income inequality in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.419, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$36,806

2017 value

± $1,214

2.57%

1 Year Growth

± 4.37%

Households in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA have a median annual income of $36,806, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $35,883 in 2016, which represents a 2.57% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$43,894

Average Male Salary

± $5,596

$35,306

Average Female Salary

± $5,336

In 2017, full-time male employees in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA made 1.24 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $39,932 ± $4,586

  2. Two or More Races

    $35,178 ± $29,298

  3. Asian

    $26,558 ± $29,010

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA workers was White. These workers were paid 1.14 times more than Two or More Races workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.419

2017 Wage GINI

0.42

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA was 0.419 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.22% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA was Fulton County (Northeast)Johns Creek City PUMA, GA with a value of $126,789, followed by Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA and Fulton County (Northwest)Roswell City PUMA, GA, with respective values of $113,147 and $107,556.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

23.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA (34.1k out of 144k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females < 5.

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

    16,910 ± 904

  2. Black

    12,863 ± 850

  3. Hispanic

    4,998 ± 568

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) 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

53k

2017 Value

4.05%

1 Year growth

± 4.05%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA grew at a rate of 4.05%, from 51k employees to 53k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,126 people), Miscellaneous agricultural workers, including animal breeders (1,766 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,643 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA, by number of employees, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,126 people), Miscellaneous agricultural workers, including animal breeders (1,766 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,643 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA has an unusually high number of residents working as Logging workers (13.1 times higher than expected), Graders & sorters, agricultural products (10.8 times), and Power plant operators, distributors, & dispatchers (9.29 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($419,449), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers ($115,762), and Computer & information systems managers ($97,350).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

53k

2017 Value

4.05%

1 Year growth

± 4.05%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA grew at a rate of 4.05%, from 51k employees to 53k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,524 people), Construction (4,196 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,135 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA, though some of these residents may live in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) 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 Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,524 people), Construction (4,196 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,135 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA has an unusually high number of Logging (21.4 times higher than expected), Agricultural implement manufacturing (21.3 times), and Leather tanning & finishing, & other allied products manufacturing (13 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA, by average salary, are Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($91,959), Architectural, engineering & related services ($86,966), and Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals ($78,626).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

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

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $51.8B

  2. $36.9B

  3. $35.7B

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$465B

2020 Value

$628B

Projected 2045 Value

35.1% growth

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

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

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Interstate Trade

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

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $42.1B

  2. $27.8B

  3. $22.2B

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

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

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Health

81.2% of the population of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA has health coverage, with 34.9% on employee plans, 22.8% on Medicaid, 11.2% on Medicare, 9.7% on non-group plans, and 2.64% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA was $6,587 in 2014. This is a 5.41% increase from the previous year ($6,249).

Primary care physicians in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) 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%).

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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

18.8%

Uninsured

34.9%

Employer Coverage

22.8%

Medicaid

11.2%

Medicare

9.7%

Non-Group

2.64%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 18.8%.

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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

Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA is home to a population of 160k people, from which 95.8% are citizens. As of 2016, 5.09% of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA residents were born outside of the country (8.13k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA is composed of 100k White Alone residents (62.8%), 41.2k Black or African American Alone residents (25.7%), 15.1k Hispanic or Latino residents (9.46%), 1.6k Two or More Races residents (1%), 700 Asian Alone residents (0.438%), 594 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.372%), 230 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.144%), and 5 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.00313%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA are Spanish (13,163 speakers), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (232 speakers), and German (192 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

38

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.5

38

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA was 37.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 38, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 38. But people in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA residents was 37.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

5.09%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

8.13k people

5.1%

2015 Foreign-Born Population

8.17k people

As of 2016, 5.09% of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA residents (8.13k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2015, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA was 5.1%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    5,097 ± 1,725 people

  2. Guatemala

    301 ± 426 people

  3. Colombia

    277 ± 408 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA was Mexico, the natal country of 5,097 Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA residents, followed by Guatemala with 301 and Colombia with 277.

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Citizenship

95.8%

2017 Citizenship

95.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 95.8% of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA was 95.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    100k ± 277

  2. Black or African American Alone

    41.2k ± 523

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    15.1k ± 1.18k

In 2017, there were 2.44 times more White Alone residents (100k people) in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 41.2k Black or African American Alone and 15.1k 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 Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    13,163 speakers (8.79%)

  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)

    232 speakers (0.155%)

  3. German

    192 speakers (0.128%)

9.74% of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA was Spanish. 8.79% of the overall population of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA are native Spanish speakers. 0.155% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) and 0.128% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    3,557 ± 361

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,896 ± 367

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,684 ± 297

Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.88 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA awarded 860 degrees. The student population of Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA is skewed towards women, with 959 male students and 1,537 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA are White (572 and 66.7%), followed by Black or African American (206 and 24%), Hispanic or Latino (66 and 7.7%), and Asian (6 and 0.7%).

The largest universities in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA by number of degrees awarded are Southeastern Technical College (800 and 93%) and Brewton-Parker College (60 and 6.98%).

The most popular majors in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA are Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (71 and 8.26%), General Health Services (67 and 7.79%), and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (55 and 6.4%).

The median tuition costs in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA are $16,440 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

In 2015, the most common concentation for < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA was Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant with 71 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 800 degrees awarded

  2. 60 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$16,440

Median Private

In 2017, the Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Southeastern Technical College with 800 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

307

Degrees Awarded to Men

553

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 307 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA, which is 0.555 times less than the 553 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

    572 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    206 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    66 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA were to White students. These 572 degrees mean that there were 2.78 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 206 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA was $83,600 in 2017, which is 0.364 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $80,700 to $83,600, a 3.59% increase. The homeownership rate in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA is 66%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA have an average commute time of 21.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$83,600

2017 Median

± $2,578

$80,700

2016 Median

± $2,835

In 2017, the median property value in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA grew to to $83,600 from the previous year's value of $80,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) 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 Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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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.

$36,806

Median Household Income

± $1,214

55.1k

Number of Households

± 1,602

In 2017, the median household income of the 55.1k households in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA grew to $36,806 from the previous year's value of $35,883.

The following chart displays the households in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) 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 < $10k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

66%

2017 Homeownership

66.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 66% of the housing units in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 66.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

21.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA have a shorter commute time (21.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.8% of the workforce in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    82.2%

  2. Carpooled

    10.1%

  3. Worked At Home

    2.87%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA was Drove Alone (82.2%), followed by those who Carpooled (10.1%) and those who Worked At Home (2.87%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission (Southeast) PUMA, GA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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