Grady County, GA

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2022 Population
26,075
0.00383% 1-year decline
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
39.8
1.02% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
19.8%
13.2% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$51,929
8.82% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$147,000
14% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Grady County, GA had a population of 26.1k people with a median age of 39.8 and a median household income of $51,929. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Grady County, GA declined from 26,076 to 26,075, a −0.00383% decrease and its median household income grew from $47,721 to $51,929, a 8.82% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Grady County, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (57.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (29.1%), White (Hispanic) (5.42%), Two+ (Hispanic) (3.64%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.39%).

None of the households in Grady 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.

95.2% of the residents in Grady County, GA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Grady County, GA was $147,000, and the homeownership rate was 65.5%.

Most people in Grady County, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Grady County, GA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Grady County, GA is home to a population of 26.1k people, from which 95.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 5.3% of Grady County, GA residents were born outside of the country (1.38k people).

In 2022, there were 1.97 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (15k people) in Grady County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.59k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.41k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

95.2%
2022 Citizenship
95.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 95.2% of Grady County, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Grady County, GA was 95.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Grady County, GA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    15k ± 31
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    7.59k ± 130
  3. White (Hispanic)
    1.41k ± 441
11.9%
Hispanic Population
3.09k people

In 2022, there were 1.97 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (15k people) in Grady County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.59k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.41k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

11.9% of the people in Grady County, GA are hispanic (3.09k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

5.3%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.38k people
4.96%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.29k people

As of 2022, 5.3% of Grady County, GA residents (1.38k 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 Grady County, GA was 4.96%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    594 ± 132
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    413 ± 180
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    92 ± 85

Grady County, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.44 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Grady County, GA employs 11k people. The largest industries in Grady County, GA are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,843 people), Construction (1,059 people), and Educational Services (1,032 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($83,013), Public Administration ($46,702), and Wholesale Trade ($46,122).

Occupations

11k
2022 Value
± 865
−0.8%
1 Year decline
± 11.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Grady County, GA declined at a rate of −0.8%, from 11.1k employees to 11k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Grady County, GA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,335 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (932 people), and Management Occupations (876 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Grady County, GA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

11k
2022 Value
± 865
−0.8%
1 Year decline
± 11.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Grady County, GA declined at a rate of −0.8%, from 11.1k employees to 11k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Grady County, GA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,843 people), Construction (1,059 people), and Educational Services (1,032 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Grady County, GA, though some of these residents may live in Grady 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

$42,149
Median earning men ± $3,449
$31,623
Median earning women ± $3,397

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($117,917), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($81,750), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($66,250).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($46,703), Wholesale Trade ($46,390), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($41,574).

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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. 123
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 108
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 84
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Grady County, GA went to Donald J. Trump with 65.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (33.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.504%).

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

Awarded Degrees over Time

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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 Grady County, GA was $147,000 in 2022, which is 0.521 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $129,000 to $147,000, a 14% increase. The homeownership rate in Grady County, GA is 65.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Grady County, GA have an average commute time of 25.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Grady County, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Grady County, GA is $51,929. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Grady County, GA was Census Tract 9501 with a value of $55,714, followed by Census Tract 9506 and Census Tract 9502, with respective values of $54,097 and $50,677.

Property

$147,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$15,267
$6,412
Median Property Taxes
±$610

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

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Rent vs Own

65.5%
Homeownership
2022
60.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 65.5% of the housing units in Grady County, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 65.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9501
  2. Census Tract 9506
  3. Census Tract 9502

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Grady County, GA was Census Tract 9501 with a value of $55,714, followed by Census Tract 9506 and Census Tract 9502, with respective values of $54,097 and $50,677.

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

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Household Income

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$51,929
Median Household Income
± $3,920
9.79k
Number of Households
± 769

In 2022, the median household income of the 9.79k households in Grady County, GA grew to $51,929 from the previous year's value of $47,721.

The following chart displays the households in Grady 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Grady 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.

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 2022
  1. Drove Alone (76.2%)
  2. Carpooled (18.8%)
  3. Worked At Home (2.78%)

In 2022, 76.2% of workers in Grady County, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (18.8%) and those who worked at home (2.78%).

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

25.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Grady County, GA have a shorter commute time (25.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.4% of the workforce in Grady 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 Grady County, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Grady County, GA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

19.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Grady County, GA (5.12k out of 25.9k 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 Males 6 - 11, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Grady 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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Health

79.5% of the population of Grady County, GA has health coverage, with 31.8% on employee plans, 21.6% on Medicaid, 12.6% on Medicare, 12.1% on non-group plans, and 1.38% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Grady County, GA see 1895 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.473% decrease from the previous year (1904 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4082 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 3499 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.3% were men and 51.7% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,895 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Grady County, GA

Primary care physicians in Grady County, GA see an average of 1,895 patients per year. This represents a 0.473% decrease from the previous year (1,904 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Grady 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 25.4% under 18 years, 19.1% between 18 and 34 years, 36.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.3% were men and 51.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

20.5%
Uninsured
31.8%
Employer Coverage
21.6%
Medicaid
12.6%
Medicare
12.1%
Non-Group
1.38%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Grady County, GA grew by 0.558% from 20.4% to 20.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Grady 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 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 49 in Grady 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 39.2% in Grady County, GA.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 20.4% in Grady County, GA.

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