Taliaferro County, GA

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Population

1,844

3.15% decline

Median Age

43.3


Median Household Income

$30,500

8.34% growth

Poverty Rate

31%


Number of Employees

627

1.57% decline

Median Property Value

$59,100

3.68% growth

About

In 2017, Taliaferro County, GA had a population of 1.84k people with a median age of 43.3 and a median household income of $30,500. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Taliaferro County, GA declined from 1,904 to 1,844, a -3.15% decrease and its median household income grew from $28,152 to $30,500, a 8.34% increase.

The population of Taliaferro County, GA is 61.6% Black or African American Alone, 33.7% White Alone, and 4.23% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Taliaferro County, GA speak a non-English language, and 99.1% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Taliaferro County, GA is $59,100, and the homeownership rate is 69.7%. Most people in Taliaferro County, GA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 32.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Taliaferro County, GA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Taliaferro County, GA employs 627 people. The largest industries in Taliaferro County, GA are Manufacturing (138 people), Public Administration (68 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (56 people), and the highest paying industries are Construction ($42,727), Finance & Insurance ($36,250), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($35,156).

Median household income in Taliaferro County, GA is $30,500. Males in Taliaferro County, GA have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,261. The income inequality in Taliaferro County, GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$30,500

2017 value

± $4,046

8.34%

1 Year Growth

± 17.2%

Households in Taliaferro County, GA have a median annual income of $30,500, 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 $28,152 in 2016, which represents a 8.34% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$62,744

Average Male Salary

± $1,190

$46,261

Average Female Salary

± $830

In 2017, full-time male employees in Georgia made 1.36 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $58,486 ± $3,787

  2. White

    $53,819 ± $950

  3. Two or More Races

    $43,415 ± $4,855

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Georgia workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.09 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Taliaferro County, GA is from Georgia.

0.478

2017 Wage GINI

0.477

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Georgia was 0.478 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.233% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Georgia was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Georgia in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Georgia across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 102

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Taliaferro County, GA was Census Tract 102 with a value of $30,500, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

31% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Taliaferro County, GA (571 out of 1.84k 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 Males 25 - 34, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 55 - 64.

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. Black

    379 ± 81

  2. White

    183 ± 59

  3. Hispanic

    41 ± 67

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

Employment by Occupations

627

2017 Value

± 110

-1.57%

1 Year decline

± 24.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Taliaferro County, GA declined at a rate of -1.57%, from 637 employees to 627 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Taliaferro County, GA, are Production Occupations (95 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (65 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (55 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Taliaferro County, GA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Taliaferro County, GA, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (95 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (65 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (55 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Taliaferro County, GA has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (5.61 times higher than expected), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (3.78 times), and Production Occupations (2.61 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Taliaferro County, GA, by median earnings, are Personal Care & Service Occupations ($47,708), Construction & Extraction Occupations ($40,139), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations ($40,114).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

627

2017 Value

± 110

-1.57%

1 Year decline

± 24.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Taliaferro County, GA declined at a rate of -1.57%, from 637 employees to 627 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Taliaferro County, GA, are Manufacturing (138 people), Public Administration (68 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (56 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Taliaferro County, GA, though some of these residents may live in Taliaferro County, 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 Taliaferro County, GA, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (138 people), Public Administration (68 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (56 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Taliaferro County, GA has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (4.85 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (3.25 times), and Public Administration (2.32 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Taliaferro County, GA, by median earnings, are Construction ($42,727), Finance & Insurance ($36,250), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($35,156).

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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

82.2% of the population of Taliaferro County, GA has health coverage, with 24.5% on employee plans, 24.1% on Medicaid, 16.2% on Medicare, 16.8% on non-group plans, and 0.651% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Taliaferro County, GA see 0 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (0 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 0 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 0 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

0 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Taliaferro County, GA see an average of 0 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (0 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

17.8%

Uninsured

24.5%

Employer Coverage

24.1%

Medicaid

16.2%

Medicare

16.8%

Non-Group

0.651%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Taliaferro County, GA declined by 6.16% from 19% to 17.8%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Taliaferro County, 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%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Georgia by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Taliaferro County, GA is home to a population of 1.84k people, from which 99.1% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.49% of Taliaferro County, GA residents were born outside of the country (46 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Taliaferro County, GA is composed of 1.14k Black or African American Alone residents (61.6%), 622 White Alone residents (33.7%), 78 Hispanic or Latino residents (4.23%), 6 Asian Alone residents (0.325%), 3 Two or More Races residents (0.163%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Taliaferro County, GA are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

44

Median Native-Born Age

± 2.6

40

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 23.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Taliaferro County, GA was 43.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 44, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 40. But people in Taliaferro County, GA are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Taliaferro County, GA residents was 44.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.49%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

46 people

3.41%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

65 people

As of 2017, 2.49% of Taliaferro County, GA residents (46 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Taliaferro County, GA was 3.41%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    264,376 ± 12,459 people

  2. India

    85,239 ± 7,138 people

  3. Korea

    45,011 ± 5,197 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Georgia was Mexico, the natal country of 264,376 Georgia residents, followed by India with 85,239 and Korea with 45,011.

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Citizenship

99.1%

2017 Citizenship

98.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.1% of Taliaferro County, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Taliaferro County, GA was 98.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Black or African American Alone

    1.14k ± 148

  2. White Alone

    622 ± 86

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    78 ± 63

In 2017, there were 1.82 times more Black or African American Alone residents (1.14k people) in Taliaferro County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 622 White Alone and 78 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 Taliaferro County, GA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Taliaferro County, GA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Taliaferro County, GA was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Taliaferro County, GA are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    49 ± 26

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    14 ± 18

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    14 ± 18

Taliaferro County, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.5 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Taliaferro County, GA was $59,100 in 2017, which is 0.272 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $57,000 to $59,100, a 3.68% increase. The homeownership rate in Taliaferro County, GA is 69.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Taliaferro County, GA have an average commute time of 32.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Taliaferro County, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$30,500

Median Household Income

± $4,046

710

Number of Households

± 89

In 2017, the median household income of the 710 households in Taliaferro County, GA grew to $30,500 from the previous year's value of $28,152.

The following chart displays the households in Taliaferro 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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Housing

Property Value

$59,100

2017 Median

± $15,368

$57,000

2016 Median

± $18,552

In 2017, the median property value in Taliaferro County, GA grew to to $59,100 from the previous year's value of $57,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Taliaferro County, 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 Taliaferro County, GA the largest share of households have a property value in the $40k - $50k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

69.7%

2017 Homeownership

69%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 69.7% of the housing units in Taliaferro County, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 69%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Taliaferro County, 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 Taliaferro County, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Taliaferro County, GA have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

32.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Taliaferro County, GA have a longer commute time (32.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 5.67% of the workforce in Taliaferro County, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    74%

  2. Carpooled

    21.4%

  3. Other

    2.39%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Taliaferro County, GA was Drove Alone (74%), followed by those who Carpooled (21.4%) and those who Other (2.39%).

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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