Stewart County, GA

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2022 Population
5,121
4.23% 1-year decline
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
37.4
1.63% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
21.9%
16.8% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$43,094
10.4% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$72,500
49.8% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Stewart County, GA had a population of 5.12k people with a median age of 37.4 and a median household income of $43,094. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Stewart County, GA declined from 5,347 to 5,121, a −4.23% decrease and its median household income grew from $39,020 to $43,094, a 10.4% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Stewart County, GA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (61%), White (Non-Hispanic) (21.3%), Other (Hispanic) (9.35%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.28%), and White (Hispanic) (2.69%).

None of the households in Stewart 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.

80% of the residents in Stewart County, GA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Stewart County, GA was $72,500, and the homeownership rate was 60.4%.

Most people in Stewart County, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 36.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Stewart County, GA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Stewart County, GA is home to a population of 5.12k people, from which 80% are citizens. As of 2022, 20.9% of Stewart County, GA residents were born outside of the country (1.07k people).

In 2022, there were 2.86 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.12k people) in Stewart County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.09k White (Non-Hispanic) and 479 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

80%
2022 Citizenship
73.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 80% of Stewart County, GA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Stewart County, GA was 73.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Stewart County, GA
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    3.12k ± 280
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.09k ± 25
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    479 ± 274
12.8%
Hispanic Population
657 people

In 2022, there were 2.86 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.12k people) in Stewart County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.09k White (Non-Hispanic) and 479 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

12.8% of the people in Stewart County, GA are hispanic (657 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

20.9%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.07k people
27.5%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.47k people

As of 2022, 20.9% of Stewart County, GA residents (1.07k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Stewart County, GA was 27.5%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    177 ± 201
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    100 ± 62
  3. Vietnam
    35 ± 34

Stewart County, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.77 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Stewart County, GA employs 1.48k people. The largest industries in Stewart County, GA are Manufacturing (260 people), Transportation & Warehousing (195 people), and Educational Services (154 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($82,895), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services ($70,000), and Construction ($58,096).

Occupations

1.48k
2022 Value
± 342
6.94%
1 Year growth
± 29.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Stewart County, GA grew at a rate of 6.94%, from 1.38k employees to 1.48k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Stewart County, GA, are Production Occupations (257 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (235 people), and Transportation Occupations (177 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Stewart County, GA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.48k
2022 Value
± 342
6.94%
1 Year growth
± 29.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Stewart County, GA grew at a rate of 6.94%, from 1.38k employees to 1.48k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Stewart County, GA, are Manufacturing (260 people), Transportation & Warehousing (195 people), and Educational Services (154 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Stewart County, GA, though some of these residents may live in Stewart 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

$32,965
Median earning men ± $7,505
$26,182
Median earning women ± $2,706

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($83,728), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($67,045), and Construction ($58,096).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($46,719), Public Administration ($42,368), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($35,521).

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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%.

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

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 30
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 18
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 18
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Stewart County, GA went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 59.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (40.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.352%).

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

Awarded Degrees over Time

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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.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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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).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Stewart County, GA was $72,500 in 2022, which is 0.257 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $48,400 to $72,500, a 49.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Stewart County, GA is 60.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Stewart County, GA have an average commute time of 36.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Stewart County, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$72,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$45,595
$1,050
Median Property Taxes
±$251

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 Stewart County, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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

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Rent vs Own

60.4%
Homeownership
2022
70.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 60.4% of the housing units in Stewart County, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 68.2%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9504
  2. Census Tract 9501

The following map shows all of the tracts in Stewart County, 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.
$43,094
Median Household Income
± $4,315
1.74k
Number of Households
± 323

In 2022, the median household income of the 1.74k households in Stewart County, GA grew to $43,094 from the previous year's value of $39,020.

The following chart displays the households in Stewart 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 Stewart 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 (81.2%)
  2. Carpooled (18.3%)
  3. Worked At Home (0.276%)

In 2022, 81.2% of workers in Stewart County, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (18.3%) and those who worked at home (0.276%).

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

36.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Stewart County, GA have a longer commute time (36.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.8% of the workforce in Stewart County, 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 Stewart County, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Stewart County, GA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

21.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Stewart County, GA (746 out of 3.4k 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 Males 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Males 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Stewart County, GA is Black, followed by White 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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Health

83.5% of the population of Stewart County, GA has health coverage, with 28% on employee plans, 21.6% on Medicaid, 10.9% on Medicare, 17% on non-group plans, and 5.99% on military or VA plans.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.8% were men and 50.2% were women.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 17% under 18 years, 27.7% between 18 and 34 years, 38.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.8% were men and 50.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

16.5%
Uninsured
28%
Employer Coverage
21.6%
Medicaid
10.9%
Medicare
17%
Non-Group
5.99%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Stewart County, GA grew by 25.8% from 13.1% to 16.5%.

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Health Outcomes

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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 41.1% in Stewart County, GA.

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