Athens-Clarke County, GA

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2020 Population
210,810
1.13% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
32.5
0.932% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
20.5%
6.86% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$49,503
4.85% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$193,700
8.39% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
101,079
1.62% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Athens-Clarke County, GA had a population of 211k people with a median age of 32.5 and a median household income of $49,503. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Athens-Clarke County, GA grew from 208,457 to 210,810, a 1.13% increase and its median household income grew from $47,214 to $49,503, a 4.85% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Athens-Clarke County, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (65.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (20.2%), White (Hispanic) (5.8%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.29%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.06%).

None of the households in Athens-Clarke 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.

95.3% of the residents in Athens-Clarke County, GA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Athens-Clarke County, GA are University of Georgia (12,804 degrees awarded in 2020), Athens Technical College (2,168 degrees), and Georgia Institute of Cosmetology (118 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Athens-Clarke County, GA was $193,700, and the homeownership rate was 54.6%. Most people in Athens-Clarke County, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Athens-Clarke County, GA was 2 cars per household.

Athens-Clarke County, GA borders Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA and Jefferson, GA.

Diversity

Athens-Clarke County, GA is home to a population of 211k people, from which 95.3% are citizens. As of 2020, 7.5% of Athens-Clarke County, GA residents were born outside of the country (15.8k people).

In 2020, there were 3.22 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (138k people) in Athens-Clarke County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 42.7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 12.2k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Athens-Clarke County, GA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    138k ± 358
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    42.7k ± 324
  3. White (Hispanic)
    12.2k ± 901
8.66%
Hispanic Population
18.3k people

In 2020, there were 3.22 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (138k people) in Athens-Clarke County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 42.7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 12.2k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

8.66% of the people in Athens-Clarke County, GA are hispanic (18.3k people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

7.5%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
15.8k people
7.76%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
16.2k people

As of 2020, 7.5% of Athens-Clarke County, GA residents (15.8k 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 Athens-Clarke County, GA was 7.76%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

32
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.3
39
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 2.1

In 2020, the median age of all people in Athens-Clarke County, GA was 32.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 32, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 39. But people in Athens-Clarke County, GA are getting getting older. In 2019, the average age of all Athens-Clarke County, GA residents was 32.

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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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Citizenship

95.3%
2020 Citizenship
94.9%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 95.3% of Athens-Clarke County, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Athens-Clarke County, GA was 94.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,433 ± 421
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,701 ± 412
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,672 ± 365

Athens-Clarke County, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.02 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

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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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Georgia (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
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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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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Economy

Median household income in Athens-Clarke County, GA is $49,503. In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Athens-Clarke County, GA was Forsyth County, GA with a value of $112,834, followed by Oconee County, GA and Fayette County, GA, with respective values of $95,064 and $93,777.

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.

The economy of Athens-Clarke County, GA employs 101k people. The largest industries in Athens-Clarke County, GA are Educational Services (20,017 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (12,011 people), and Retail Trade (11,334 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($223,125), Finance & Insurance ($55,254), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($50,643).

Wages

Median Household Income

$49,503
2020 value
± $1,797
4.85%
1 Year Growth
± 4.6%

Households in Athens-Clarke County, GA have a median annual income of $49,503, which is less than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $47,214 in 2019, which represents a 4.85% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

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$69,082
Average Male Salary in Georgia
± $1,257
$51,276
Average Female Salary in Georgia
± $897

In 2020, full-time male employees in Georgia made 1.35 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Georgia by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Georgia
  1. Asian
    $68,689 ± $4,099
  2. White
    $60,077 ± $1,041
  3. Two or More Races
    $48,607 ± $3,907

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Georgia workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.14 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Georgia.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Athens-Clarke 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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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Athens-Clarke County, GA was Forsyth County, GA with a value of $112,834, followed by Oconee County, GA and Fayette County, GA, with respective values of $95,064 and $93,777.

The following map shows all of the counties in Athens-Clarke County, GA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

20.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Athens-Clarke County, GA (40.8k out of 199k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    25,284 ± 1,181
  2. Black
    11,727 ± 994
  3. Hispanic
    4,510 ± 611

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Athens-Clarke 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

101k
2020 Value
± 2,595
1.62%
1 Year growth
± 3.42%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Athens-Clarke County, GA grew at a rate of 1.62%, from 99.5k employees to 101k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Athens-Clarke County, GA, are Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (11,693 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (9,869 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (9,670 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Athens-Clarke County, GA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Athens-Clarke County, GA, by number of employees, are Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (11,693 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (9,869 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (9,670 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Athens-Clarke County, GA has an unusually high number of residents working as Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (2.49 times higher than expected), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (1.89 times), and Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations (1.29 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Athens-Clarke County, GA, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($75,131), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($64,963), and Management Occupations ($61,273).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

101k
2020 Value
± 2,595
1.62%
1 Year growth
± 3.42%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Athens-Clarke County, GA grew at a rate of 1.62%, from 99.5k employees to 101k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Athens-Clarke County, GA, are Educational Services (20,017 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (12,011 people), and Retail Trade (11,334 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Athens-Clarke County, GA, though some of these residents may live in Athens-Clarke County, GA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Athens-Clarke County, GA, by number of employees, are Educational Services (20,017 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (12,011 people), and Retail Trade (11,334 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Athens-Clarke County, GA has an unusually high number of Educational Services (2.13 times higher than expected), Accommodation & Food Services (1.27 times), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (1.27 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Athens-Clarke County, GA, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($223,125), Finance & Insurance ($55,254), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($50,643).

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Domestic Trade

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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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%). The most partisan county was Brantley County, GA with 90.3% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

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.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Joseph R Biden Jr.
Popular Vote for Georgia
49.5% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Georgia
  1. 90.3% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 89.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 88.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Georgia was Brantley County, GA with 90.3% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Georgia colored by their party leaning.

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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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Education

In 2020, universities in Athens-Clarke County, GA awarded 15,090 degrees. The student population of Athens-Clarke County, GA is skewed towards women, with 17,715 male students and 26,028 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Athens-Clarke County, GA are White (10,247 and 70.5%), followed by Black or African American (1,471 and 10.1%), Asian (1,213 and 8.34%), and Hispanic or Latino (927 and 6.38%).

The largest universities in Athens-Clarke County, GA by number of degrees awarded are University of Georgia (12,804 and 84.9%), Athens Technical College (2,168 and 14.4%), and Georgia Institute of Cosmetology (118 and 0.782%).

The most popular majors in Athens-Clarke County, GA are Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (652 and 4.32%), General Finance (608 and 4.03%), and General Biological Sciences (546 and 3.62%).

The median tuition cost in Athens-Clarke County, GA for a public four year colleges is $9,790 for in-state students and $28,830 for out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 546 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 473 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 608 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Athens-Clarke County, GA was General Biological Sciences with 546 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 12,804 degrees awarded
  2. 2,168 degrees awarded
  3. 118 degrees awarded
$9,790
Median In-State Public

In 2020, the Athens-Clarke County, GA institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Georgia with 12,804 degrees awarded.

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Student Sex for Common Institutions

6,229
Degrees Awarded to Men
8,861
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2020, 6,229 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Athens-Clarke County, GA, which is 0.703 times less than the 8,861 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the sex disparity between the institutions in Athens-Clarke County, GA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    10,247 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    1,471 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    1,213 degrees awarded

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Athens-Clarke County, GA was White students. These 10,247 degrees mean that there were 6.97 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 1,471 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Athens-Clarke County, GA was $193,700 in 2020, which is 0.843 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $178,700 to $193,700, a 8.39% increase. The homeownership rate in Athens-Clarke County, GA is 54.6%, which is lower than the national average of 64.4%. People in Athens-Clarke County, GA have an average commute time of 22.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Athens-Clarke County, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$193,700
2020 Median
± $6,158
$178,700
2019 Median
± $5,067

In 2020, the median property value in Athens-Clarke County, GA grew to to $193,700 from the previous year's value of $178,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Athens-Clarke County, GA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Athens-Clarke County, GA the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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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.
$49,503
Median Household Income
± $1,797
80.2k
Number of Households
± 2,273

In 2020, the median household income of the 80.2k households in Athens-Clarke County, GA grew to $49,503 from the previous year's value of $47,214.

The following chart displays the households in Athens-Clarke 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 < $10k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Athens-Clarke County, GA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Athens-Clarke County, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

54.6%
2020 Homeownership
54.1%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 54.6% of the housing units in Athens-Clarke County, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 54.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Athens-Clarke County, GA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

22.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Athens-Clarke County, GA have a shorter commute time (22.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.55% of the workforce in Athens-Clarke County, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (76.1%)
  2. Carpooled (8.55%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.83%)

In 2020, 76.1% of workers in Athens-Clarke County, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.55%) and those who worked at home (7.83%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Health

88.4% of the population of Athens-Clarke County, GA has health coverage, with 50.6% on employee plans, 12.7% on Medicaid, 9.48% on Medicare, 14.3% on non-group plans, and 1.36% 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 Georgia see 1508 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.31% decrease from the previous year (1528 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1921 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 691 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Telfair County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (25.8%). Additionally, Candler County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (53.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,508 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Georgia

Primary care physicians in Georgia see an average of 1,508 patients per year. This represents a 1.31% decrease from the previous year (1,528 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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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$6,587
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Georgia
$4,406
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$5,199
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$10,429
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Georgia (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.41%, from $6,249 to $6,587.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

11.6%
Uninsured
50.6%
Employer Coverage
12.7%
Medicaid
9.48%
Medicare
14.3%
Non-Group
1.36%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Athens-Clarke County, GA declined by 6.29% from 12.4% to 11.6%.

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

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 25.8% prevalence
  2. 25.5% prevalence
  3. 24.2% prevalence

Telfair County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Georgia, at 25.8%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Georgia by county over multiple years.

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