Carroll County, GA

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2022 Population
120,060
1.4% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
35.2
0.285% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
16.9%
2.32% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$66,895
7.04% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$196,900
21.3% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
56,102
2.2% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Carroll County, GA had a population of 120k people with a median age of 35.2 and a median household income of $66,895. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Carroll County, GA grew from 118,402 to 120,060, a 1.4% increase and its median household income grew from $62,498 to $66,895, a 7.04% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Carroll County, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (68.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (19.9%), White (Hispanic) (2.89%), Two+ (Hispanic) (2.43%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.86%).

None of the households in Carroll County, 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.

96.8% of the residents in Carroll County, GA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Carroll County, GA are University of West Georgia (3,098 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Carroll County, GA was $196,900, and the homeownership rate was 68.2%.

Most people in Carroll County, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Carroll County, GA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Carroll County, GA is home to a population of 120k people, from which 96.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 4.74% of Carroll County, GA residents were born outside of the country (5.69k people).

In 2022, there were 3.43 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (82k people) in Carroll County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 23.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.46k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.8%
2022 Citizenship
96.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.8% of Carroll County, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Carroll County, GA was 96.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Carroll County, GA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    82k ± 868
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    23.9k ± 341
  3. White (Hispanic)
    3.46k ± 756
7.45%
Hispanic Population
8.95k people

In 2022, there were 3.43 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (82k people) in Carroll County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 23.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.46k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.45% of the people in Carroll County, GA are hispanic (8.95k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Carroll County, GA as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    222,301 ± 11,455 people
  2. India
    103,637 ± 7,865 people
  3. Jamaica
    49,864 ± 5,470 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Georgia was Mexico, the natal country of 222,301 Georgia residents, followed by India with 103,637 and Jamaica with 49,864.

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Foreign-Born Population

4.74%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
5.69k people
4.78%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
5.65k people

As of 2022, 4.74% of Carroll County, GA residents (5.69k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Carroll County, GA was 4.78%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,762 ± 319
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,498 ± 318
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    797 ± 225

Carroll County, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.18 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Carroll County, GA employs 56.1k people. The largest industries in Carroll County, GA are Manufacturing (9,628 people), Retail Trade (6,566 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (5,725 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($73,958), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($59,608), and Transportation & Warehousing ($58,633).

Males in Georgia have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,988. The income inequality in Georgia (measured using the Gini index) is 0.474, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

56.1k
2022 Value
± 2,235
2.2%
1 Year growth
± 5.54%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Carroll County, GA grew at a rate of 2.2%, from 54.9k employees to 56.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Carroll County, GA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (6,920 people), Management Occupations (5,523 people), and Production Occupations (5,519 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Carroll County, GA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

56.1k
2022 Value
± 2,235
2.2%
1 Year growth
± 5.54%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Carroll County, GA grew at a rate of 2.2%, from 54.9k employees to 56.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Carroll County, GA, are Manufacturing (9,628 people), Retail Trade (6,566 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (5,725 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Carroll County, GA, though some of these residents may live in Carroll County, 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

$46,141
Median earning men ± $1,999
$31,474
Median earning women ± $2,321

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($90,840), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($62,985), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($61,803).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($57,426), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($47,045), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($45,860).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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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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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 777
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 543
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 451
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Carroll County, GA went to Donald J. Trump with 68.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (29.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.4%).

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.

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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

In 2022, universities in Carroll County, GA awarded 3,098 degrees. The student population of Carroll County, GA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 3,825 male students and 8,068 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Carroll County, GA are White (1,786 and 58.3%), followed by Black or African American (892 and 29.1%), Hispanic or Latino (189 and 6.17%), and Two or More Races (94 and 3.07%).

The largest universities in Carroll County, GA by number of degrees awarded are University of West Georgia (3,098 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Carroll County, GA are Elementary Education & Teaching (340 and 11%), General Business Administration & Management (255 and 8.23%), and Educational & Instructional Technology (235 and 7.59%).

The median tuition cost in Carroll County, GA for a public four year colleges is $4,371 for in-state students and $15,426 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Carroll County, GA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 80.1%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 37.2%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 11,893 (32.2% men and 67.8% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 11,893 students enrolled in Carroll County, GA, 32.2% men and 67.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 6,370 records, of which 68.1% were women and 31.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 176 degrees awarded
  2. 155 degrees awarded
  3. 140 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Carroll County, GA was General Psychology with 176 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Carroll County, GA according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
3,098 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of West Georgia with 3,098 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 829 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Carroll County, GA, which is 0.365 times less than the 2,269 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,786 degrees mean that there were 2 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 892 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($4,371) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,570) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.03% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.33M), Some college (1.78M), and Bachelors Degree (1.56M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Carroll County, GA was $196,900 in 2022, which is 0.698 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $162,300 to $196,900, a 21.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Carroll County, GA is 68.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Carroll County, GA have an average commute time of 29.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Carroll County, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Carroll County, GA is $66,895. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Carroll County, GA was Census Tract 9101.03 with a value of $88,486, followed by Census Tract 9101.01 and Census Tract 9109, with respective values of $75,813 and $72,143.

In 2022, 14.8% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Carroll County, GA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 3.79%.

Property

$196,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,981
$29,339
Median Property Taxes
±$1,481

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 Carroll County, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

68.2%
Homeownership
2022
68.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 68.2% of the housing units in Carroll County, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 68.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9101.03
  2. Census Tract 9101.01
  3. Census Tract 9109

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Carroll County, GA was Census Tract 9101.03 with a value of $88,486, followed by Census Tract 9101.01 and Census Tract 9109, with respective values of $75,813 and $72,143.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Carroll County, GA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$66,895
Median Household Income
± $3,720
43k
Number of Households
± 1,877

In 2022, the median household income of the 43k households in Carroll County, GA grew to $66,895 from the previous year's value of $62,498.

The following chart displays the households in Carroll County, 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Carroll County, GA is from Georgia.
0.474
2022 Wage GINI in Georgia
0.475
2021 Wage GINI in Georgia

In 2022, the income inequality in Georgia was 0.474 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.224% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Georgia was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Georgia in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (77.1%)
  2. Carpooled (11.9%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.61%)

In 2022, 77.1% of workers in Carroll County, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.9%) and those who worked at home (7.61%).

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Commute Time

29.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Carroll County, GA have a longer commute time (29.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.85% of the workforce in Carroll County, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Carroll County, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Carroll County, GA have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 14.8% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Carroll County, GA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 3.79%.

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Poverty & Diversity

16.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Carroll County, GA (19.6k out of 116k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Carroll County, 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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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 21.5% of the children was living in poverty in Carroll County, GA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 4.9%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 311 in Carroll County, GA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 262 per 100,000 population.

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Health

87.8% of the population of Carroll County, GA has health coverage, with 47.3% on employee plans, 16.8% on Medicaid, 10.4% on Medicare, 12% on non-group plans, and 1.25% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Carroll County, GA see 2000 patients per year on average, which represents a 6.89% decrease from the previous year (2148 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3287 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 624 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.4% were men and 52.6% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,000 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Carroll County, GA

Primary care physicians in Carroll County, GA see an average of 2,000 patients per year. This represents a 6.89% decrease from the previous year (2,148 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.6% under 18 years, 24.1% between 18 and 34 years, 36.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.4% were men and 52.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

12.2%
Uninsured
47.3%
Employer Coverage
16.8%
Medicaid
10.4%
Medicare
12%
Non-Group
1.25%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Carroll County, GA grew by 0.173% from 12.2% to 12.2%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 61.9 in Carroll County, GA.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 34% in Carroll County, GA.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 16.7% in Carroll County, GA.

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