Gwinnett County, GA

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2022 Population
957,977
0.999% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
35.7
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
10.1%
3.72% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$82,296
8.49% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$307,300
19.7% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
483,028
1.7% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Gwinnett County, GA had a population of 958k people with a median age of 35.7 and a median household income of $82,296. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Gwinnett County, GA grew from 948,505 to 957,977, a 0.999% increase and its median household income grew from $75,853 to $82,296, a 8.49% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Gwinnett County, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (33.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (27.9%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (12.7%), Other (Hispanic) (9.14%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (6%).

None of the households in Gwinnett 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.

86.8% of the residents in Gwinnett County, GA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Gwinnett County, GA are Gwinnett Technical College (3,460 degrees awarded in 2022), Georgia Gwinnett College (1,265 degrees), and Altierus Career College-Norcross (438 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Gwinnett County, GA was $307,300, and the homeownership rate was 66.6%.

Most people in Gwinnett County, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 33.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Gwinnett County, GA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Gwinnett County, GA is home to a population of 958k people, from which 86.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 26% of Gwinnett County, GA residents were born outside of the country (249k people).

In 2022, there were 1.21 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (323k people) in Gwinnett County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 267k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 122k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

86.8%
2022 Citizenship
86.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 86.8% of Gwinnett County, GA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Gwinnett County, GA was 86.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Gwinnett County, GA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    323k ± 1.14k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    267k ± 2.2k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    122k ± 1.24k
21.8%
Hispanic Population
209k people

In 2022, there were 1.21 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (323k people) in Gwinnett County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 267k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 122k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

21.8% of the people in Gwinnett County, GA are hispanic (209k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Gwinnett 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

26%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
249k people
25.8%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
245k people

As of 2022, 26% of Gwinnett County, GA residents (249k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Gwinnett County, GA was 25.8%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    10,340 ± 931
  2. Vietnam
    9,979 ± 1,068
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    9,259 ± 1,174

Gwinnett County, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.04 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Gwinnett County, GA employs 483k people. The largest industries in Gwinnett County, GA are Retail Trade (57,616 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (52,486 people), and Manufacturing (43,700 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($80,857), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($77,075), and Information ($75,493).

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

483k
2022 Value
± 7,180
1.7%
1 Year growth
± 2.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Gwinnett County, GA grew at a rate of 1.7%, from 475k employees to 483k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Gwinnett County, GA, are Management Occupations (55,671 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (53,072 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (50,596 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Gwinnett County, GA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

483k
2022 Value
± 7,180
1.7%
1 Year growth
± 2.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Gwinnett County, GA grew at a rate of 1.7%, from 475k employees to 483k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Gwinnett County, GA, are Retail Trade (57,616 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (52,486 people), and Manufacturing (43,700 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Gwinnett County, GA, though some of these residents may live in Gwinnett 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

$50,144
Median earning men ± $842
$39,454
Median earning women ± $928

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($78,584), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($68,885), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($67,937).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($64,133), Public Administration ($63,300), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($54,184).

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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. 9,004
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 6,673
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services
  3. 5,609
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Gwinnett County, GA went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 58.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (40.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.36%).

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 Gwinnett County, GA awarded 5,785 degrees. The student population of Gwinnett County, GA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 9,157 male students and 12,328 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Gwinnett County, GA are Black or African American (1,849 and 32.5%), followed by White (1,825 and 32.1%), Hispanic or Latino (1,121 and 19.7%), and Asian (546 and 9.59%).

The largest universities in Gwinnett County, GA by number of degrees awarded are Gwinnett Technical College (3,460 and 59.8%), Georgia Gwinnett College (1,265 and 21.9%), and Altierus Career College-Norcross (438 and 7.57%).

The most popular majors in Gwinnett County, GA are General Business (379 and 6.55%), Automobile Mechanics Technology (342 and 5.91%), and Computer & Information Systems Security (323 and 5.58%).

The median tuition costs in Gwinnett County, GA are $4,800 for private four year colleges, and $3,214 and $12,000 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Gwinnett County, GA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 93.4%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 44%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 21,485 (42.6% men and 57.4% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 21,485 students enrolled in Gwinnett County, GA, 42.6% men and 57.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Black or African American with 7,353 records, of which 59.3% were women and 40.7% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 130 degrees awarded
  2. 379 degrees awarded
  3. 143 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Gwinnett County, GA was General Psychology with 130 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 3,460 degrees awarded
  2. 1,265 degrees awarded
  3. 438 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Gwinnett Technical College with 3,460 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 2,722 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Gwinnett County, GA, which is 0.889 times less than the 3,063 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 1,849 degrees mean that there were 1.01 times more degrees awarded to Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 1,825 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 2-year ($15,060) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,244) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,989) 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 Gwinnett County, GA was $307,300 in 2022, which is 1.09 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $256,700 to $307,300, a 19.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Gwinnett County, GA is 66.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Gwinnett County, GA have an average commute time of 33.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Gwinnett County, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Gwinnett County, GA is $82,296. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Gwinnett County, GA was Census Tract 503.22 with a value of $183,264, followed by Census Tract 503.08 and Census Tract 503.21, with respective values of $173,182 and $164,773.

In 2022, 16.8% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Gwinnett County, GA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.35%.

Property

$307,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$3,806
$211,863
Median Property Taxes
±$4,071

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 Gwinnett County, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

66.6%
Homeownership
2022
69.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 66.6% of the housing units in Gwinnett County, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 66.9%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 503.22
  2. Census Tract 503.08
  3. Census Tract 503.21

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Gwinnett County, GA was Census Tract 503.22 with a value of $183,264, followed by Census Tract 503.08 and Census Tract 503.21, with respective values of $173,182 and $164,773.

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

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Household Income

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$82,296
Median Household Income
± $1,577
318k
Number of Households
± 5,687

In 2022, the median household income of the 318k households in Gwinnett County, GA grew to $82,296 from the previous year's value of $75,853.

The following chart displays the households in Gwinnett 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 Gwinnett 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 (71.9%)
  2. Worked At Home (14.1%)
  3. Carpooled (11.2%)

In 2022, 71.9% of workers in Gwinnett County, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (14.1%) and those who carpooled to work (11.2%).

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

33.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Gwinnett County, GA have a longer commute time (33.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.47% of the workforce in Gwinnett 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 Gwinnett County, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Gwinnett County, GA have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 16.8% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Gwinnett County, GA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.35%.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Gwinnett County, GA (96.3k out of 951k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 18 - 24.

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

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, 13.5% of the children was living in poverty in Gwinnett County, GA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 7.2%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 221 in Gwinnett County, GA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 35.5 per 100,000 population.

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Health

85.1% of the population of Gwinnett County, GA has health coverage, with 49.8% on employee plans, 12.9% on Medicaid, 8.03% on Medicare, 13.3% on non-group plans, and 1.13% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Gwinnett County, GA see 1517 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.43% decrease from the previous year (1539 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1609 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 802 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.4% were men and 51.6% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,517 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Gwinnett County, GA

Primary care physicians in Gwinnett County, GA see an average of 1,517 patients per year. This represents a 1.43% decrease from the previous year (1,539 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 27.9% under 18 years, 21.1% between 18 and 34 years, 40.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 10.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.4% were men and 51.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

14.9%
Uninsured
49.8%
Employer Coverage
12.9%
Medicaid
8.03%
Medicare
13.3%
Non-Group
1.13%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Gwinnett County, GA declined by 6.06% from 15.9% to 14.9%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 41.6 in Gwinnett 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 32% in Gwinnett County, GA.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 17.7% in Gwinnett County, GA.

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