White County, GA

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2020 Population
29,962
1.6% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
46.7
1.3% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
11.3%
4.67% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$55,788
6.28% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$182,700
3.63% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
13,498
5.73% 1-year growth

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In 2020, White County, GA had a population of 30k people with a median age of 46.7 and a median household income of $55,788. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of White County, GA grew from 29,489 to 29,962, a 1.6% increase and its median household income grew from $52,493 to $55,788, a 6.28% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in White County, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (92.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.45%), White (Hispanic) (1.87%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.881%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.651%).

None of the households in White 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.

99.5% of the residents in White County, GA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in White County, GA are Truett McConnell University (168 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in White County, GA was $182,700, and the homeownership rate was 76.2%.

Most people in White County, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.7 minutes. The average car ownership in White County, GA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

White County, GA is home to a population of 30k people, from which 99.5% are citizens. As of 2020, 2.32% of White County, GA residents were born outside of the country (696 people).

In 2020, there were 37.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (27.7k people) in White County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 735 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 560 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.5%
2020 Citizenship
99.2%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.5% of White County, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in White County, GA was 99.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in White County, GA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    27.7k ± 26
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    735 ± 71
  3. White (Hispanic)
    560 ± 212
3.27%
Hispanic Population
979 people

In 2020, there were 37.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (27.7k people) in White County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 735 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 560 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.27% of the people in White County, GA are hispanic (979 people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    234,298 ± 11,751 people
  2. India
    98,606 ± 7,673 people
  3. Jamaica
    44,462 ± 5,166 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Georgia was Mexico, the natal country of 234,298 Georgia residents, followed by India with 98,606 and Jamaica with 44,462.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.32%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
696 people
2.27%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
670 people

As of 2020, 2.32% of White County, GA residents (696 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in White County, GA was 2.27%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,135 ± 286
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    405 ± 177
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    359 ± 201

White County, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.8 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of White County, GA employs 13.5k people. The largest industries in White County, GA are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,805 people), Accommodation & Food Services (1,617 people), and Manufacturing (1,523 people), and the highest paying industries are Construction ($66,567), Utilities ($55,136), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($53,235).

Males in Georgia have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $51,276. The income inequality in Georgia (measured using the Gini index) is 0.476, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

13.5k
2020 Value
± 1,092
5.73%
1 Year growth
± 10.5%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in White County, GA grew at a rate of 5.73%, from 12.8k employees to 13.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in White County, GA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,630 people), Management Occupations (1,299 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,298 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of White County, GA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

13.5k
2020 Value
± 1,092
5.73%
1 Year growth
± 10.5%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in White County, GA grew at a rate of 5.73%, from 12.8k employees to 13.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in White County, GA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,805 people), Accommodation & Food Services (1,617 people), and Manufacturing (1,523 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of White County, GA, though some of these residents may live in White 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

$40,267
Median earning men ± $4,327
$24,402
Median earning women ± $2,350

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Information ($106,447), Construction ($67,361), and Wholesale Trade ($65,512).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Information ($45,722), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($40,952), and Construction ($40,500).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Georgia. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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. 154
    Retail Trade
  2. 149
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 128
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation and Accommodation & Food Services

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $104k
    Manufacturing
  2. $37.3k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. $30.5k
    Retail Trade

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Georgia to other states, or from other states to Georgia.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $68.9B
  2. $63.5B
  3. $51.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Georgia product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $68.9B, followed by Mixed freight ($63.5B) and Electronics ($51.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Georgia products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$626B
2020 Value in Georgia
$1.3T
Projected 2050 Value in Georgia
108% growth

In 2020, total outbound Georgia trade was $626B. This is expected to increase 108% to $1.3T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Georgia trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Georgia to other states, or from other states to Georgia.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $57.7B
  2. $34B
  3. $30.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Georgia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Florida with $57.7B, followed by Tennessee with $34B and North Carolina and $30.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Georgia shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in White County, GA went to Donald J. Trump with 82.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (16.3%), 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
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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In 2020, universities in White County, GA awarded 168 degrees. The student population of White County, GA in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 1,307 male students and 1,616 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in White County, GA are White (146 and 89.6%), followed by Black or African American (6 and 3.68%), Unknown (6 and 3.68%), and Hispanic or Latino (3 and 1.84%).

The largest universities in White County, GA by number of degrees awarded are Truett McConnell University (168 and 100%).

The most popular majors in White County, GA are General Business (33 and 19.6%), Elementary Education & Teaching (21 and 12.5%), and General Psychology (17 and 10.1%).

The median tuition cost in White County, GA for private four year colleges is $20,928.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2020 in White County, GA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 97.3%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 39.7%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 2,923 (44.7% men and 55.3% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 2,923 students enrolled in White County, GA, 44.7% men and 55.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,420 records, of which 55.8% were women and 44.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 16 degree-majors awarded
  2. 33 degree-majors awarded
  3. 17 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in White County, GA was Registered Nursing with 16 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
168 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Truett McConnell University with 168 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 63 men were awarded degrees from institutions in White County, GA, which is 0.6 times less than the 105 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 146 degrees mean that there were 24.3 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 6 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($20,928) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,010) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,600) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.952% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.869% 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

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (2.28M), Some college (1.79M), and Bachelors Degree (1.47M).

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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The median property value in White County, GA was $182,700 in 2020, which is 0.795 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $176,300 to $182,700, a 3.63% increase. The homeownership rate in White County, GA is 76.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in White County, GA have an average commute time of 28.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in White County, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

In 2021, 14.1% of the population was living with severe housing problems in White County, GA. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 1.17%.

Property

$182,700
Median Property Value 2020
±$13,166
$8,933
Median Property Taxes
±$775

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 White County, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in White County, GA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

76.2%
Homeownership
2020
69%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 76.2% of the housing units in White County, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 75.9%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9502.02
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

The following map shows all of the tracts in White County, 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.
$55,788
Median Household Income
± $5,409
11.7k
Number of Households
± 987

In 2020, the median household income of the 11.7k households in White County, GA grew to $55,788 from the previous year's value of $52,493.

The following chart displays the households in White 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 White County, GA is from Georgia.
0.476
2020 Wage GINI in Georgia
0.477
2019 Wage GINI in Georgia

In 2020, the income inequality in Georgia was 0.476 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.302% decline from 2019 to 2020, 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.

This chart shows the number of workers in Georgia across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (82.9%)
  2. Worked At Home (8.72%)
  3. Carpooled (5.31%)

In 2020, 82.9% of workers in White County, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (8.72%) and those who carpooled to work (5.31%).

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

28.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in White County, GA have a longer commute time (28.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.59% of the workforce in White 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 White County, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in White County, GA have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2021, 14.1% of the population was living with severe housing problems in White County, GA. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 1.17%.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in White County, GA (3.33k out of 29.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in White County, GA is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

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 2021, 17.6% of the children was living in poverty in White County, GA. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 10.6%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2021, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 173 in White County, GA. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 52.8 per 100,000 population.

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87.3% of the population of White County, GA has health coverage, with 41.8% on employee plans, 10.6% on Medicaid, 18.3% on Medicare, 14.9% on non-group plans, and 1.66% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Georgia was $6,587 in 2014. This is a 5.41% increase from the previous year ($6,249).

Primary care physicians in White County, GA see 4995 patients per year on average, which represents a 18.7% increase from the previous year (4208 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3080 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1339 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.4% were men and 50.6% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Georgia, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

4,995 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in White County, GA

Primary care physicians in White County, GA see an average of 4,995 patients per year. This represents a 18.7% increase from the previous year (4,208 patients).

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

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Georgia across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 20.8% under 18 years, 17.2% between 18 and 34 years, 39.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 22.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.4% were men and 50.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

12.7%
Uninsured
41.8%
Employer Coverage
10.6%
Medicaid
18.3%
Medicare
14.9%
Non-Group
1.66%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in White County, GA grew by 15.3% from 11.1% to 12.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in White County, GA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 50.4 in White County, GA.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, 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 25.7% in White County, GA.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 17.9% in White County, GA.

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