Georgia Demographics

People QuickFacts Georgia USA
Population, 2003 estimate 8,684,715 290,809,777
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2003 6.1% 3.3%
Population, 2000 8,186,453 281,421,906
Population, percent change, 1990 to 2000 26.4% 13.1%
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2000 7.3% 6.8%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2000 26.5% 25.7%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2000 9.6% 12.4%
Female persons, percent, 2000 50.8% 50.9%
   
White persons, percent, 2000 (a) 65.1% 75.1%
Black or African American persons, percent, 2000 (a) 28.7% 12.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2000 (a) 0.3% 0.9%
Asian persons, percent, 2000 (a) 2.1% 3.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2000 (a) 0.1% 0.1%
Persons reporting some other race, percent, 2000 (a) 2.4% 5.5%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2000 1.4% 2.4%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2000 (b) 5.3% 12.5%
White persons, not of Hispanic/Latino origin, percent, 2000 62.6% 69.1%
   
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000', pct age 5+, 2000 49.2% 54.1%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 7.1% 11.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 9.9% 17.9%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 78.6% 80.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 24.3% 24.4%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 1,456,812 49,746,248
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 27.7 25.5
   
Housing units, 2002 3,487,088 119,302,132
Homeownership rate, 2000 67.5% 66.2%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 20.8% 26.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $111,200 $119,600
   
Households, 2000 3,006,369 105,480,101
Persons per household, 2000 2.65 2.59
Median household income, 1999 $42,433 $41,994
Per capita money income, 1999 $21,154 $21,587
Persons below poverty, percent, 1999 13.0% 12.4%
   
Business QuickFacts Georgia USA
Private nonfarm establishments with paid employees, 2001 202,505 7,095,302
Private nonfarm employment, 2001 3,498,583 115,061,184
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2001 0.4% 0.9%
Nonemployer establishments, 2000 468,430 16,529,955
Manufacturers shipments, 1997 ($1000) 124,526,834 3,842,061,405
Retail sales, 1997 ($1000) 72,212,484 2,460,886,012
Retail sales per capita, 1997 $9,646 $9,190
Minority-owned firms, percent of total, 1997 15.6% 14.6%
Women-owned firms, percent of total, 1997 25.6% 26.0%
Housing units authorized by building permits, 2002 97,523 1,747,678
Federal funds and grants, 2002 ($1000) 51,335,502 1,901,247,889
   
Geography QuickFacts Georgia USA
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 57,906 3,537,438
Persons per square mile, 2000 141.4 79.6
FIPS Code 13  
   
(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.
FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms
Source: US Census Bureau State & County QuickFacts

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