Georgia

10,310,371 Population

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

57,515.1 square miles 179.3 people per square mile 159 Counties       626 Cities
 

 People

Percent of US Population
3.2%
was 3.2%
Ranked 8th Highest in US
Population Density
179.3
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
50.0%
was 49.4%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
10.1%
was 10.0%
Ranked 17th Highest in US
Percent Under 18
24.4%
was 24.5%
Ranked 9th Highest in US
Percent 65 and Over
13.2%
was 12.8%
Ranked 47th Highest in US

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.1
was 5.9
Ranked 11th Lowest in US
Percent Living in Poverty
16.0%
was 17.0%
Ranked 41st Lowest in US
Median Household Income
$51,037
was $51,244
Ranked 32nd Highest in US
Gini Income Distribution
 
48.1
48
US Gini Index is 42.0
Number of Businesses per 100,000
2,177
Ranked 40th Highest in US
Patents per 100,000
24
was 26
Ranked 30th Highest in US
Per Capita GDP
42,494
was 42,029
Ranked 36th Highest in US

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
6
was 5.6
Ranked 11th Highest in US
Violent Crimes per 100,000
378.3
was 365.7
Ranked 24th Highest in US
Property Crimes per 100,000
3,022.3
was 3,346.6
Ranked 8th Highest in US
Rural Highway Fatalities per 100,000
5
was 6
Ranked 31st Highest in US
Urban Highway Fatalities per 100,000
7
was 6
Ranked 5th Highest in US
Total Highway Fatalities per 100,000
12
was 12
Ranked 22nd Highest in US

 Housing

Total Housing Units
4,219,103
was 4,182,228
Ranked 10th Highest in US
Median Rent
$933
was $909
Ranked 23rd Highest in US
Total Building Permits
36,448
was 24,363
 
Occupied Housing Units
3,686,135
was 3,656,407
 
Homeownership Rate
61.5%
was 61.8%
Ranked 44th Highest in US
Single Family Building Permits
25,084
was 17,310
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
73.3
was 72.7
Ranked 20th Highest in US
Rental Vacancy Rate
27.3%
was 27.4%
Ranked 33rd Highest in US
Multifamily Building Permits
11,364
was 7,053
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.7
was 2.7
Ranked 8th Highest in US
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
8.9
was 5.9
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
3.6
was 2.5
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
93.5%
was 93.3%
Ranked 44th Highest in US
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
82.0%
Ranked 48th Highest in US
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.0%
was 99.1%
Ranked 45th Highest in US

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
86.4%
was 86.1%
Ranked 40th Highest in US
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
30.5%
was 29.9%
Ranked 24th Highest in US
Percent Receiving STEM Bachelors Degree or Higher
10.2%
 
White Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
37,595
 
Black Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
16,416
 
Asian Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
3,912
 
Islander Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
96
 
Native Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
163
 
Hispanic Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
3,111
 
Multi Race Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
1,346
 
Unknown Race Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
2,895
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
5.8%
was 6.0%
Ranked 32nd Highest in US
Own Source Revenue
61.9%
was 61.3%
Ranked 42nd Highest in US
Debt Service Ratio
5.6%
was 6.2%
Ranked 32nd Highest in US

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