Georgia
Demographic Data






Georgia POPULATION STATISTICS

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Georgia Population & Age Distribution

Total Population
10,617,423

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.4%
5 To 17:
17.9%
18 To 24:
9.8%
25 To 34:
13.8%
35 To 54:
27.0%
55 To 64:
12.0%
65 Years And Over:
13.1%

Educational Attainment of Adults

High School Graduates
86.7%
86.7%
College Graduated
30.7%
30.7%
Attending College
5.6%
5.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

Per capita Income

Georgia
$29,523
$29,523
USA
$31,177
$31,177

Median household income

Georgia
$55,679
$55,679
USA
$57,652
$57,652

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
16.0%

Employment Industries in GA

Retail
11.7%
11.7%
Healthcare
11.6%
11.6%
Manufacturing
10.6%
10.6%
Education
9.3%
9.3%
Accommodation
7.8%
7.8%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
7.1%
7.1%
Construction
6.6%
6.6%
Transportation
5.5%
5.5%
Public Service
5.0%
5.0%
Other
4.9%
4.9%
Administration
4.8%
4.8%
Finance
4.2%
4.2%
Wholesale
2.8%
2.8%
Information Technology
2.4%
2.4%
Real Estate
2.0%
2.0%
Arts
1.6%
1.6%
Agriculture
1.0%
1.0%
Utilities
0.9%
0.9%
Management
0.1%
0.1%
Mining
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

White
53.2%
53.2%
Black Or African American
31.0%
31.0%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.2%
0.2%
Asian
3.9%
3.9%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
2.3%
2.3%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
9.4%
9.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

Ancestry (Top 20)

Unclassified
18.4%
18.4%
English
7.4%
7.4%
Irish
7.4%
7.4%
German
6.7%
6.7%
Italian
2.2%
2.2%
Scottish
1.8%
1.8%
European
1.4%
1.4%
French
1.4%
1.4%
Scots-Irish
1.2%
1.2%
African
1.1%
1.1%
Polish
1.1%
1.1%
Dutch
0.7%
0.7%
Jamaican
0.6%
0.6%
British
0.6%
0.6%
Swedish
0.4%
0.4%
Welsh
0.4%
0.4%
Russian
0.4%
0.4%
Norwegian
0.4%
0.4%
Haitian
0.3%
0.3%
Nigerian
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
86.1%
86.1%
Spanish
8.0%
8.0%
Indic languages
0.9%
0.9%
African languages
0.6%
0.6%
French
0.6%
0.6%
Chinese
0.5%
0.5%
Korean
0.5%
0.5%
Vietnamese
0.5%
0.5%
Other Asian languages
0.3%
0.3%
Hindi
0.3%
0.3%
German
0.3%
0.3%
Gujarathi
0.2%
0.2%
Arabic
0.2%
0.2%
French Creole
0.2%
0.2%
Native American languages
0.2%
0.2%
Tagalog
0.1%
0.1%
Slavic languages
0.1%
0.1%
Portuguese
0.1%
0.1%
Other Indo-European
0.1%
0.1%
Urdu
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born GA Residents
10.1%