Spalding County, GA

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2022 Population
67,415
1.04% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
38.9
0.765% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
18.8%
8.24% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$57,367
10.4% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$178,800
19.5% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
28,392
1.28% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Spalding County, GA had a population of 67.4k people with a median age of 38.9 and a median household income of $57,367. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Spalding County, GA grew from 66,722 to 67,415, a 1.04% increase and its median household income grew from $51,972 to $57,367, a 10.4% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Spalding County, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (56.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (34.5%), White (Hispanic) (2.98%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.79%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.17%).

None of the households in Spalding 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.

98.5% of the residents in Spalding County, GA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Spalding County, GA are Southern Crescent Technical College (3,906 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Spalding County, GA was $178,800, and the homeownership rate was 64.7%.

Most people in Spalding County, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Spalding County, GA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Spalding County, GA is home to a population of 67.4k people, from which 98.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.98% of Spalding County, GA residents were born outside of the country (2.01k people).

In 2022, there were 1.63 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (37.8k people) in Spalding County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 23.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.01k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.5%
2022 Citizenship
98.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.5% of Spalding County, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Spalding County, GA was 98.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Spalding County, GA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    37.8k ± 248
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    23.3k ± 494
  3. White (Hispanic)
    2.01k ± 443
5.11%
Hispanic Population
3.44k people

In 2022, there were 1.63 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (37.8k people) in Spalding County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 23.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.01k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.11% of the people in Spalding County, GA are hispanic (3.44k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Spalding 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

2.98%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.01k people
2.89%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.93k people

As of 2022, 2.98% of Spalding County, GA residents (2.01k 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 Spalding County, GA was 2.89%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,758 ± 299
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,043 ± 300
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    696 ± 259

Spalding County, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.69 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Spalding County, GA employs 28.4k people. The largest industries in Spalding County, GA are Manufacturing (4,487 people), Retail Trade (3,585 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (3,550 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($82,386), Information ($70,938), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($68,530).

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

28.4k
2022 Value
± 1,574
1.28%
1 Year growth
± 7.82%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Spalding County, GA grew at a rate of 1.28%, from 28k employees to 28.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Spalding County, GA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,121 people), Production Occupations (3,102 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (2,434 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Spalding County, GA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

28.4k
2022 Value
± 1,574
1.28%
1 Year growth
± 7.82%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Spalding County, GA grew at a rate of 1.28%, from 28k employees to 28.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Spalding County, GA, are Manufacturing (4,487 people), Retail Trade (3,585 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (3,550 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Spalding County, GA, though some of these residents may live in Spalding 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

$42,889
Median earning men ± $3,200
$34,211
Median earning women ± $1,257

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($145,536), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($77,438), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($68,592).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($40,481), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($39,022), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($36,705).

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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%.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 519
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 304
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 263
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Spalding County, GA went to Donald J. Trump with 60% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (39.1%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.913%).

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 Spalding County, GA awarded 3,906 degrees. The student population of Spalding County, GA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,442 male students and 3,576 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Spalding County, GA are Black or African American (1,839 and 47.2%), followed by White (1,664 and 42.7%), Hispanic or Latino (228 and 5.85%), and Two or More Races (102 and 2.62%).

The largest universities in Spalding County, GA by number of degrees awarded are Southern Crescent Technical College (3,906 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Spalding County, GA are Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (1,055 and 27%), Professional, Technical, Business, & Scientific Writing (326 and 8.35%), and General Business Administration & Management (262 and 6.71%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 5,018 students enrolled in Spalding County, GA, 28.7% men and 71.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Black or African American with 2,645 records, of which 75.2% were women and 24.8% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Spalding County, GA was General Business Administration & Management with 59 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
3,906 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Southern Crescent Technical College with 3,906 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 1,155 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Spalding County, GA, which is 0.42 times less than the 2,751 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Black or African American students. These 1,839 degrees mean that there were 1.11 times more degrees awarded to Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 1,664 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($2,400) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($726) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,350) 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.

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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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 Spalding County, GA was $178,800 in 2022, which is 0.634 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $149,600 to $178,800, a 19.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Spalding County, GA is 64.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Spalding County, GA have an average commute time of 27.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Spalding County, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Spalding County, GA is $57,367. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Spalding County, GA was Census Tract 1611 with a value of $72,148, followed by Census Tract 1605 and Census Tract 1606, with respective values of $66,875 and $65,670.

In 2022, 18% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Spalding County, GA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 2.34%.

Property

$178,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$10,700
$17,011
Median Property Taxes
±$1,098

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

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Rent vs Own

64.7%
Homeownership
2022
62.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 64.7% of the housing units in Spalding County, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 63.9%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 1611
  2. Census Tract 1605
  3. Census Tract 1606

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Spalding County, GA was Census Tract 1611 with a value of $72,148, followed by Census Tract 1605 and Census Tract 1606, with respective values of $66,875 and $65,670.

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

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Household Income

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$57,367
Median Household Income
± $3,966
26.3k
Number of Households
± 1,447

In 2022, the median household income of the 26.3k households in Spalding County, GA grew to $57,367 from the previous year's value of $51,972.

The following chart displays the households in Spalding 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 Spalding 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 (84.7%)
  2. Worked At Home (7.08%)
  3. Carpooled (6.21%)

In 2022, 84.7% of workers in Spalding County, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (7.08%) and those who carpooled to work (6.21%).

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Commute Time

27.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Spalding County, GA have a longer commute time (27.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.79% of the workforce in Spalding 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 Spalding County, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Spalding County, GA have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 18% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Spalding County, GA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 2.34%.

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Poverty & Diversity

18.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Spalding County, GA (12.4k out of 66.1k 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 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Spalding County, GA is Black, followed by White 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, 25.6% of the children was living in poverty in Spalding County, GA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 11.8%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 585 in Spalding County, GA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 140 per 100,000 population.

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Health

87% of the population of Spalding County, GA has health coverage, with 39.2% on employee plans, 22.1% on Medicaid, 12.1% on Medicare, 11.8% on non-group plans, and 1.67% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Spalding County, GA see 2152 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.32% decrease from the previous year (2203 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2593 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 648 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46% were men and 54% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,152 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Spalding County, GA

Primary care physicians in Spalding County, GA see an average of 2,152 patients per year. This represents a 2.32% decrease from the previous year (2,203 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Spalding 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 24.5% under 18 years, 20.8% between 18 and 34 years, 36.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46% were men and 54% were women.

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Uninsured People

13%
Uninsured
39.2%
Employer Coverage
22.1%
Medicaid
12.1%
Medicare
11.8%
Non-Group
1.67%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Spalding County, GA declined by 2.65% from 13.4% to 13%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 57.6 in Spalding 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 39% in Spalding County, GA.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 17% in Spalding County, GA.

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