Young Harris, GA

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2021 Population
1,146
8.22% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2021 Median Age
20.6
0.488% 1-year increase
2021 Poverty Rate
26.9%
10.6% 1-year increase
2021 Median Household Income
$31,500
8.6% 1-year decline
2021 Median Property Value
$225,000
2021 Employed Population
557
13.4% 1-year growth

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In 2021, Young Harris, GA had a population of 1.15k people with a median age of 20.6 and a median household income of $31,500. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Young Harris, GA grew from 1,059 to 1,146, a 8.22% increase and its median household income declined from $34,464 to $31,500, a −8.6% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Young Harris, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (78.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (9.86%), Other (Hispanic) (3.14%), White (Hispanic) (2.79%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.75%).

None of the households in Young Harris, 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.

94.6% of the residents in Young Harris, GA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Young Harris, GA are Young Harris College (208 degrees awarded in 2021).

In 2021, the median property value in Young Harris, GA was $225,000, and the homeownership rate was 27.9%.

Most people in Young Harris, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 14.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Young Harris, GA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Young Harris, GA is home to a population of 1.15k people, from which 94.6% are citizens. As of 2021, 7.77% of Young Harris, GA residents were born outside of the country (89 people).

In 2021, there were 7.99 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (903 people) in Young Harris, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 113 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 36 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

94.6%
2021 Citizenship
95%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 94.6% of Young Harris, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Young Harris, GA was 95%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Young Harris, GA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    903 ± 241
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    113 ± 66
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    36 ± 47
8.9%
Hispanic Population
102 people

In 2021, there were 7.99 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (903 people) in Young Harris, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 113 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 36 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

8.9% of the people in Young Harris, GA are hispanic (102 people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    226,399 ± 11,557 people
  2. India
    100,869 ± 7,760 people
  3. Jamaica
    46,494 ± 5,282 people

In 2021, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Georgia was Mexico, the natal country of 226,399 Georgia residents, followed by India with 100,869 and Jamaica with 46,494.

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Foreign-Born Population

7.77%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
89 people
8.03%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
85 people

As of 2021, 7.77% of Young Harris, GA residents (89 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Young Harris, GA was 8.03%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    0 ± 24
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    0 ± 20
  3. Vietnam
    0 ± 24

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

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Young Harris, GA employs 557 people. The largest industries in Young Harris, GA are Educational Services (186 people), Accommodation & Food Services (126 people), and Retail Trade (66 people), and the highest paying industries are Health Care & Social Assistance ($54,737), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($22,813), and Finance & Insurance ($22,813).

Males in Georgia have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $54,211. The income inequality in Georgia (measured using the Gini index) is 0.475, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

557
2021 Value
± 186
13.4%
1 Year growth
± 37.6%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Young Harris, GA grew at a rate of 13.4%, from 491 employees to 557 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Young Harris, GA, are Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (87 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (84 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (70 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Young Harris, GA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

557
2021 Value
± 186
13.4%
1 Year growth
± 37.6%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Young Harris, GA grew at a rate of 13.4%, from 491 employees to 557 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Young Harris, GA, are Educational Services (186 people), Accommodation & Food Services (126 people), and Retail Trade (66 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Young Harris, GA, though some of these residents may live in Young Harris, 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

$5,708
Median earning men ± $4,841
$13,125
Median earning women ± $10,339

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Retail Trade ($46,250), Construction ($19,821), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($8,000).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($43,250), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($9,231), and Retail Trade ($2,499).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in Georgia. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

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. $73.4B
  2. $67.6B
  3. $50.5B

In 2020, the top outbound Georgia product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $73.4B, followed by Mixed freight ($67.6B) and Machinery ($50.5B).

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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$625B
2020 Value in Georgia
$1.3T
Projected 2050 Value in Georgia
109% growth

In 2020, total outbound Georgia trade was $625B. This is expected to increase 109% 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. $59.2B
  2. $36.9B
  3. $32.9B

In 2020, the top outbound Georgia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Florida with $59.2B, followed by Tennessee with $36.9B and North Carolina and $32.9B.

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

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flagCivics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Georgia went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 49.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (49.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.24%).

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.

The following chart shows elected senators in Georgia over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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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 2021, universities in Young Harris, GA awarded 208 degrees. The student population of Young Harris, GA in 2021 is skewed towards women, with 580 male students and 827 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Young Harris, GA are White (147 and 75.4%), followed by Black or African American (19 and 9.74%), Hispanic or Latino (14 and 7.18%), and Unknown (7 and 3.59%).

The largest universities in Young Harris, GA by number of degrees awarded are Young Harris College (208 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Young Harris, GA are General Business Administration & Management (29 and 13.9%), General Psychology (22 and 10.6%), and Secondary Education & Teaching (18 and 8.65%).

The median tuition cost in Young Harris, GA for private four year colleges is $28,912.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2021 in Young Harris, GA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 74.8%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 22%. The number of students enrolled in 2021 was 1,407 (41.2% men and 58.8% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2021 there were 1,407 students enrolled in Young Harris, GA, 41.2% men and 58.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 963 records, of which 61.8% were women and 38.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 12 degree-majors awarded
  2. 29 degree-majors awarded
  3. 22 degree-majors awarded

In 2021, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Young Harris, GA was General Finance with 12 degrees awarded.

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Universities

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Largest Universities by degrees awarded
208 degrees awarded

In 2021, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Young Harris College with 208 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2021, 97 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Young Harris, GA, which is 0.874 times less than the 111 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2021 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 147 degrees mean that there were 7.74 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 19 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($28,912) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2021.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,050) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2021.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2021, 1.01% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.946% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2021 were High School or Equivalent (2.29M), Some college (1.78M), and Bachelors Degree (1.52M).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Young Harris, GA was $225,000 in 2021, which is 0.919 times smaller than the national average of $244,900. Between N/A and 2021 the median property value increased from N/A to $225,000, a N/A N/A. The homeownership rate in Young Harris, GA is 27.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Young Harris, GA have an average commute time of 14.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Young Harris, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$225,000
Median Property Value 2021
±$168,006
$58
Median Property Taxes
±$47

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 Young Harris, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

27.9%
Homeownership
2021
80.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 27.9% of the housing units in Young Harris, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 29.7%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Census Tract 9601
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

The following map shows all of the places in Young Harris, GA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$31,500
Median Household Income
± $27,307
208
Number of Households
± 72

In 2021, the median household income of the 208 households in Young Harris, GA declined from $31,500 from the previous year's value of $34,464.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Young Harris, GA is from Georgia.
0.475
2021 Wage GINI in Georgia
0.476
2020 Wage GINI in Georgia

In 2021, the income inequality in Georgia was 0.475 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.141% decline from 2020 to 2021, 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 2021
  1. Drove Alone (40.3%)
  2. Walked (29.5%)
  3. Carpooled (20%)

In 2021, 40.3% of workers in Young Harris, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who walked to work (29.5%) and those who carpooled to work (20%).

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Commute Time

14.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Young Harris, GA have a shorter commute time (14.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 1.02% of the workforce in Young Harris, 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 Young Harris, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Young Harris, GA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

26.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Young Harris, GA (123 out of 457 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 65 - 74.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Young Harris, GA is White, followed by Two Or More and Black.

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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83.9% of the population of Young Harris, GA has health coverage, with 44.9% on employee plans, 8.73% on Medicaid, 4.19% on Medicare, 23.6% on non-group plans, and 2.44% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Towns County, GA see 1505 patients per year on average, which represents a 27% increase from the previous year (1185 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2041 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 3062 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,505 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Towns County, GA

Primary care physicians in Towns County, GA see an average of 1,505 patients per year. This represents a 27% increase from the previous year (1,185 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.8% under 18 years, 58.8% between 18 and 34 years, 11.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 6.72% over 64 years.

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

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Uninsured People

16.1%
Uninsured
44.9%
Employer Coverage
8.73%
Medicaid
4.19%
Medicare
23.6%
Non-Group
2.44%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Young Harris, GA grew by 1.76% from 15.9% to 16.1%.

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