Georgia Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

What is the population of Georgia?

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There are 10,516,211 residents in Georgia, with a median age of 39. Of this, 48.63% are males and 51.37% are females. US-born citizens make up 88.42% of the resident pool in Georgia, while non-US-born citizens account for 6.04%. Additionally, 5.54% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 8,884,921 people in Georgia currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 10,516,211 1.1%
Male Population 5,113,596 1.0%
Female Population 5,402,615 1.1%
Male population 48.63%
Female population 51.37%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 39 -1.0%
Citizen US Born 9,298,156 1.0%
Citizen not US Born 635,223 5.4%
Not Citizen 582,832 -2.0%
Citizen US Born 88.42%
Citizen not US Born 6.04%
Not Citizen 5.54%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 56,396 -1.5%
Moved from Same County 682,303 -5.5%
Moved from Same State 492,385 1.5%
Moved from Different State 277,959 -1.8%
Same House as Last Year 8,884,921 1.8%
Moved from Abroad 0.54%
Moved from Same County 6.56%
Moved from Same State 4.74%
Moved from Different State 2.67%
Same House as Last Year 85.48%

What are the employment statistics in Georgia?

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White-collar workers make up 76.56% of the working population in Georgia, while blue-collar employees account for 23.44%. There are also 485,882 entrepreneurs in Georgia (9.9% of the workforce); 3,426,420 workers employed in private companies (69.78%); and 701,347 people working in governmental institutions (14.28%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 3,759,365 2.1%
Blue Collar 1,150,904 -0.2%
White Collar 76.56%
Blue Collar 23.44%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 485,882 3.5%
Private Companies 3,426,420 1.1%
Governmental Workers 701,347 1.5%
Not for Profit Companies 296,620 4.0%
Self Employees 9.9%
Private Companies 69.78%
Governmental Workers 14.28%
Not for Profit Companies 6.04%

How many households are there in Georgia?

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There are a total of 3,830,276 households in Georgia, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 66.97% of these Georgia households, while non-family units account for the remaining 33.03%. Additionally, 33.16% of households have children and 66.84% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 3,830,276 1.9%
Average People Per Household 3 0.4%
Family Households 2,565,245 1.6%
Non-family Households 1,265,031 2.5%
Family Households 66.97%
Non-family Households 33.03%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 1,270,047 0.4%
Households without Children 2,560,229 2.7%
Households with Children 33.16%
Households without Children 66.84%

What are the median and average incomes in Georgia?

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The average annual household income in Georgia is $71,566, while the median household income sits at $50,451 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $56,667, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $62,143. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $37,422 and $39,127, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $71,566 4.4%
Median Household Income $50,451 4.6%
People below Poverty Level 1,433,224 -4.4%
People above Poverty Level 8,685,958 2.1%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Georgia?

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There are 4,329,652 housing units in Georgia, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1986. Of the 3,830,276 occupied housing units in Georgia, 64.05% are owner-occupied, while 35.95% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 64.53% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $157,350. In general, housing costs reach $762 per month in Georgia.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 4,329,652 1.1%
Median Year Built 1986 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 181,806 2.3%
Built between 1940 and 1949 113,976 -0.5%
Built between 1950 and 1959 255,665 -1.0%
Built between 1960 and 1969 367,218 -1.0%
Built between 1970 and 1979 584,292 -1.0%
Built between 1980 and 1989 712,353 -1.1%
Built between 1990 and 1999 891,561 0.3%
Built between 2000 and 2009 911,270 -0.5%
Built in 2010 or Later 311,511 26.2%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 3,830,276 1.9%
Owner Occupied 2,453,171 3.2%
Renter Occupied 1,377,105 -0.3%
Owner Occupied 64.05%
Renter Occupied 35.95%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 1,583,038 2.3%
Without Mortgage 870,133 4.7%
Median Value with Mortgage $157,350 9.7%
Median Value without Mortgage $118,200 9.0%
Median Housing Costs per Month $762 1.9%
With Mortgage 64.53%
Without Mortgage 35.47%

What is the level of education in Georgia?

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Approximately 35.82% of the population in Georgia holds a high school degree (that's 2,933,759 residents), while 24.05% have attained a college certificate (1,969,693 locals) and 17.97% have a bachelor's degree (1,472,058 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 329,019 -1.8%
Some High School 2,933,759 -0.5%
Some College 1,969,693 1.7%
Associate Degree 603,586 4.1%
Bachelor's Degree 1,472,058 4.2%
Graduate Degree 882,080 5.1%
No High School 4.02%
Some High School 35.82%
Some College 24.05%
Associate Degree 7.37%
Bachelor's Degree 17.97%
Graduate Degree 10.77%

What is the marital status of Georgia residents?

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A total of 2,910,406 people in Georgia have never been married (which represents 33.74% of the total population), while 4,135,908 of them are wedded (47.94%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 180,192 (2.09%) and 943,142 (10.93%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 2,910,406 2.1%
Married 4,135,908 1.3%
Separated 180,192 -1.5%
Widowed 457,280 -0.1%
Divorced 943,142 0.3%
Never Married 33.74%
Married 47.94%
Separated 2.09%
Widowed 5.3%
Divorced 10.93%

What are the most common means of transportation in Georgia?

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The top three means of transportation people in Georgia use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 4,222,660 residents commute by car, 71,270 prefer going to work by walking and 64,570 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 4,222,660 -0.6%
Bus or TrolleyBus 64,570 -9.0%
Railroad 1,349 26.0%
Ferryboat 613 51.7%
Bicycle 10,339 -2.1%
Motorcycle 5,547 8.1%
TaxiCab 17,673 21.4%
Walk 71,270 -0.1%

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2019 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

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