Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA

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2022 Population
156,582
1.05% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
42
0.709% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
4.64%
8.65% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$137,120
8.82% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$449,900
15.6% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA had a population of 157k people with a median age of 42 and a median household income of $137,120. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA grew from 154,956 to 156,582, a 1.05% increase and its median household income grew from $126,009 to $137,120, a 8.82% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (71.6%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (8.99%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.48%), Two+ (Hispanic) (4.52%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.63%).

17.3% of the households in Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, 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.

94.2% of the residents in Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA was $449,900, and the homeownership rate was 88.8%.

Most people in Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA is home to a population of 157k people, from which 94.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 15.2% of Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA residents were born outside of the country (23.8k people).

In 2022, there were 7.97 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (112k people) in Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 14.1k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 10.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA are Spanish (8,039 households), Portuguese (1,927 households), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (1,897 households).

Citizenship

94.2%
2022 Citizenship
94.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 94.2% of Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA was 94.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    112k ± 2.83k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    14.1k ± 1.02k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    10.2k ± 1.42k
8.51%
Hispanic Population
13.3k people

In 2022, there were 7.97 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (112k people) in Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 14.1k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 10.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

8.51% of the people in Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA are hispanic (13.3k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

15.2%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
23.8k people
15.1%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
23.3k people

As of 2022, 15.2% of Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA residents (23.8k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA was 15.1%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    8,039 households (5.42%)
  2. Portuguese
    1,927 households (1.3%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    1,897 households (1.28%)

17.3% of the households in Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. 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.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA was Spanish. 5.42% of the households in Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,630 ± 298
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,245 ± 322
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,001 ± 194

Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.11 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA employs 73k people. The largest industries in Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA are Elementary & secondary schools (4,693 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,292 people), and Computer Systems Design (3,899 people), and the highest paying industries are Drugs, sundries, & chemical & allied products merchant wholesalers ($271,073), Broadcasting (except internet) ($213,417), and Miscellaneous fabricated metal products manufacturing ($209,611).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
32,029
Women
45.6%
38,140
Men
54.4%

The workforce of Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA in 2020 was 70,169 people, with 45.6% woman, and 54.4% men.

The visualization shows the distribution of the workforce by gender and age in Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA.

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Occupations

73k
2022 Value
2.07%
1 Year growth
± 2.07%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA grew at a rate of 2.07%, from 71.5k employees to 73k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA, are Other managers (3,247 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (1,863 people), and Chief executives & legislators (1,758 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

73k
2022 Value
2.07%
1 Year growth
± 2.07%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA grew at a rate of 2.07%, from 71.5k employees to 73k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,693 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,292 people), and Computer Systems Design (3,899 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA, though some of these residents may live in Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, 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

$86,742
Median earning men ± $4,576
$54,309
Median earning women ± $3,489

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($173,125), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($129,698), and Information ($126,100).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($90,789), Public Administration ($86,000), and Manufacturing ($77,266).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.94%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.87M people employed in Georgia. This represents a 2.94% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 11.9%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Georgia.

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Civics

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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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.319% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.533% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA in 2022 were Bachelors Degree (41.9k), Graduate Degree (28.3k), and Some college (20.4k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA was $449,900 in 2022, which is 1.6 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $389,200 to $449,900, a 15.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA is 88.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA have an average commute time of 29.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA is $137,120. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA was Atlanta Regional Commission--Fulton County (Northeast)--Johns Creek & Alpharetta PUMA, GA with a value of $147,564, followed by Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA and Atlanta Regional Commision (Northeast)--Forsyth County (South)--Cumming City PUMA, GA, with respective values of $137,120 and $134,743.

Property

$449,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$8,605
$49,142
Median Property Taxes
±$1,689

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 Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

88.8%
Homeownership
2022
66.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 88.8% of the housing units in Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 88.8%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA was Atlanta Regional Commission--Fulton County (Northeast)--Johns Creek & Alpharetta PUMA, GA with a value of $147,564, followed by Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA and Atlanta Regional Commision (Northeast)--Forsyth County (South)--Cumming City PUMA, GA, with respective values of $137,120 and $134,743.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$137,120
Median Household Income
± $5,607
55.3k
Number of Households
± 1,860

In 2022, the median household income of the 55.3k households in Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA grew to $137,120 from the previous year's value of $126,009.

The following chart displays the households in Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

0.482
2022 Wage GINI in Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA
0.484
2021 Wage GINI in Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA

In 2022, the income inequality in Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA was 0.482 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.418% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (68.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (23.8%)
  3. Carpooled (5.65%)

In 2022, 68.3% of workers in Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (23.8%) and those who carpooled to work (5.65%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

29.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA have a longer commute time (29.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.92% of the workforce in Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

4.64% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA (7.26k out of 156k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

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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Health

94.5% of the population of Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA has health coverage, with 63.9% on employee plans, 4.43% on Medicaid, 12.6% on Medicare, 12.6% on non-group plans, and 0.878% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Georgia see 1492 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.06% decrease from the previous year (1508 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1921 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 637 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,492 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Georgia

Primary care physicians in Georgia see an average of 1,492 patients per year. This represents a 1.06% decrease from the previous year (1,508 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.9% under 18 years, 13.3% between 18 and 34 years, 43.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.6% were men and 50.4% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

5.53%
Uninsured
63.9%
Employer Coverage
4.43%
Medicaid
12.6%
Medicare
12.6%
Non-Group
0.878%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA declined by 0.807% from 5.57% to 5.53%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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