Roswell, GA

94,496 Population
40.7 square miles 2,310.6 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.9%
was 0.9%
Ranked 8th Highest in GA
Population Density
2,310.6
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
46.4%
was 45.6%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
17.5%
was 22.1%
Ranked 3rd Highest in GA
Percent Under 18
26.7%
was 24.2%
Ranked 3rd Highest in GA
Percent 65 and Over
9.9%
was 11.4%
Ranked 9th Highest in GA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.8
was 4.3
Ranked 2nd Lowest in GA
Percent Living in Poverty
9.1%
was 12.0%
Ranked 3rd Lowest in GA
Median Household Income
$89,088
was $72,317
Ranked 2nd Highest in GA
Gini Income Distribution
 
44.5
48.9
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
1
was 1.0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
124.7
was 151.0
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,747.4
was 2,209.2
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
37,497
was 36,670
Ranked 8th Highest in GA
Median Rent
$1,115
was $978
Ranked 3rd Highest in GA
Total Building Permits
138
was 148
 
Occupied Housing Units
34,758
was 35,066
 
Homeownership Rate
66.4%
was 65.7%
Ranked 2nd Highest in GA
Single Family Building Permits
138
was 148
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
921.0
was 900.7
Ranked 3rd Highest in GA
Rental Vacancy Rate
19.0%
was 11.8%
Ranked 7th Highest in GA
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.7
was 2.7
Ranked 2nd Highest in GA
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
3.8
was 4.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
1.5
was 1.6
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
93.0%
was 88.0%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
86.9%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.3%
was 94.6%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
93.4%
was 91.2%
Ranked 3rd Highest in GA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
56.2%
was 55.8%
Ranked 3rd Highest in GA

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