Nationwide Claims to Fame

Georgia is 4th out of 51 other states in Race - Black or African American

Georgia is 6th out of 51 other states in People per household

Georgia is 6th out of 51 other states in Residents younger than 18

Georgia is 7th out of 51 other states in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Georgia is 8th out of 51 other states in Building permits (last year)

Georgia is 8th out of 51 other states in Current population (2012)

Georgia is 9th out of 51 other states in Retail sales

Georgia is 10th out of 51 other states in Households

Georgia is 10th out of 51 other states in Housing units

Georgia is 10th out of 51 other states in Non-farm private employees

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Georgia Rank US
Current population (2012) 9,919,945 8th 313,914,040
Size in square miles 57,513.5 21st 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 168.4 19th 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Georgia Rank US
Residents younger than 5 6.8% 11th 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 25.1% 6th 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 11.5% 47th 13.7%
Education Demographics
Georgia Rank US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 84.0% 40th 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 27.5% 23rd 28.2%
Race Demographics
Georgia Rank US
Race - White 62.8% 47th 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 31.2% 4th 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.5% 38th 1.2%
Race - Asian 3.5% 17th 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 27th 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.8% 33rd 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 9.2% 24th 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 55.1% 44th 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Georgia Rank US
Female residents 51.1% 16th 50.8%
Foreign born residents 9.7% 19th 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Georgia Rank US
Housing units 4,102,992 10th 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 20.5% 28th 25.9%
Households 3,490,754 10th 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 66.8% 37th 66.1%
Home median value $160,200 31st $186,200
People per household 2.7 6th 2.6
Building permits (last year) 24,350 8th 829,658

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Georgia Rank US
Income per capita $25,383 34th $27,915
Income per household $49,736 30th $52,762
Income below poverty line 16.5% 12th 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Georgia Rank US
Non-farm private establishments 214,635 11th 7,354,043
Non-farm private employees 3,328,033 10th 113,425,965
Total businesses (including small businesses) 901,105 7th 27,092,908
Retail sales $117,516,907 9th $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $12,326 40th $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $16,976,235 10th $613,795,732

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