Floyd County, GA

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2022 Population
98,541
0.337% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
38
0.262% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
17.5%
6.17% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$57,868
10.5% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$174,000
17.3% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
43,616
1.86% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Floyd County, GA had a population of 98.5k people with a median age of 38 and a median household income of $57,868. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Floyd County, GA grew from 98,210 to 98,541, a 0.337% increase and its median household income grew from $52,388 to $57,868, a 10.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Floyd County, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (69.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (13.8%), White (Hispanic) (4.41%), Two+ (Hispanic) (3.58%), and Other (Hispanic) (3.14%).

None of the households in Floyd 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.

94.9% of the residents in Floyd County, GA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Floyd County, GA are Georgia Northwestern Technical College (3,233 degrees awarded in 2022), Georgia Highlands College (885 degrees), and Berry College (504 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Floyd County, GA was $174,000, and the homeownership rate was 63.1%.

Most people in Floyd County, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Floyd County, GA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Floyd County, GA is home to a population of 98.5k people, from which 94.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 7.17% of Floyd County, GA residents were born outside of the country (7.07k people).

In 2022, there were 5.07 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (68.8k people) in Floyd County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 4.34k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

94.9%
2022 Citizenship
95.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 94.9% of Floyd County, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Floyd County, GA was 95.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Floyd County, GA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    68.8k ± 207
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    13.6k ± 472
  3. White (Hispanic)
    4.34k ± 792
11.8%
Hispanic Population
11.6k people

In 2022, there were 5.07 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (68.8k people) in Floyd County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 4.34k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

11.8% of the people in Floyd County, GA are hispanic (11.6k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Floyd 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

7.17%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
7.07k people
6.72%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
6.6k people

As of 2022, 7.17% of Floyd County, GA residents (7.07k 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 Floyd County, GA was 6.72%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,818 ± 266
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    895 ± 243
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    705 ± 216

Floyd County, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.03 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Floyd County, GA employs 43.6k people. The largest industries in Floyd County, GA are Manufacturing (7,806 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (6,521 people), and Educational Services (4,420 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($122,704), Wholesale Trade ($75,253), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($56,466).

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

43.6k
2022 Value
± 1,764
1.86%
1 Year growth
± 5.54%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Floyd County, GA grew at a rate of 1.86%, from 42.8k employees to 43.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Floyd County, GA, are Production Occupations (5,536 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,357 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (4,172 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Floyd County, GA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

43.6k
2022 Value
± 1,764
1.86%
1 Year growth
± 5.54%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Floyd County, GA grew at a rate of 1.86%, from 42.8k employees to 43.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Floyd County, GA, are Manufacturing (7,806 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (6,521 people), and Educational Services (4,420 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Floyd County, GA, though some of these residents may live in Floyd 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

$44,100
Median earning men ± $2,457
$29,839
Median earning women ± $1,796

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($79,345), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($60,417), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($52,744).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($107,969), Wholesale Trade ($63,750), and Public Administration ($42,836).

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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%.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 1,066
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 493
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 479
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Floyd County, GA went to Donald J. Trump with 69.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (28.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.24%).

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.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Floyd County, GA awarded 4,984 degrees. The student population of Floyd County, GA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 5,542 male students and 9,242 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Floyd County, GA are White (3,379 and 68.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (878 and 17.7%), Black or African American (463 and 9.35%), and Two or More Races (141 and 2.85%).

The largest universities in Floyd County, GA by number of degrees awarded are Georgia Northwestern Technical College (3,233 and 64.9%), Georgia Highlands College (885 and 17.8%), and Berry College (504 and 10.1%).

The most popular majors in Floyd County, GA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (598 and 12%), General Business Administration & Management (461 and 9.25%), and Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance Technology (347 and 6.96%).

The median tuition costs in Floyd County, GA are $30,989 for private four year colleges, and $2,280 and $8,632 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Floyd County, GA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 70.5%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 19.6%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 14,784 (37.5% men and 62.5% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 14,784 students enrolled in Floyd County, GA, 37.5% men and 62.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 9,498 records, of which 63% were women and 37% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 594 degrees awarded
  2. 108 degrees awarded
  3. 95 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Floyd County, GA was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 594 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 3,233 degrees awarded
  2. 885 degrees awarded
  3. 504 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Georgia Northwestern Technical College with 3,233 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 2,083 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Floyd County, GA, which is 0.718 times less than the 2,901 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 3,379 degrees mean that there were 3.85 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 878 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($30,989) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($712) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,500) 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.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

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 Floyd County, GA was $174,000 in 2022, which is 0.617 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $148,400 to $174,000, a 17.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Floyd County, GA is 63.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Floyd County, GA have an average commute time of 23.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Floyd County, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Floyd County, GA is $57,868. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Floyd County, GA was Census Tract 8 with a value of $88,651, followed by Census Tract 2.02 and Census Tract 7, with respective values of $85,350 and $78,438.

In 2022, 15.8% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Floyd County, GA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.37%.

Property

$174,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,140
$22,717
Median Property Taxes
±$1,192

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

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Rent vs Own

63.1%
Homeownership
2022
68%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 63.1% of the housing units in Floyd County, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 62.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 8
  2. Census Tract 2.02
  3. Census Tract 7

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Floyd County, GA was Census Tract 8 with a value of $88,651, followed by Census Tract 2.02 and Census Tract 7, with respective values of $85,350 and $78,438.

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

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Household Income

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$57,868
Median Household Income
± $3,066
36k
Number of Households
± 1,596

In 2022, the median household income of the 36k households in Floyd County, GA grew to $57,868 from the previous year's value of $52,388.

The following chart displays the households in Floyd 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 Floyd 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 (80%)
  2. Carpooled (10.1%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.09%)

In 2022, 80% of workers in Floyd County, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.1%) and those who worked at home (5.09%).

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Commute Time

23.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Floyd County, GA have a shorter commute time (23.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.06% of the workforce in Floyd County, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 15.8% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Floyd County, GA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.37%.

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Poverty & Diversity

17.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Floyd County, GA (16.5k out of 94.3k 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 Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Floyd 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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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 26.2% of the children was living in poverty in Floyd County, GA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 5.5%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 338 in Floyd County, GA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 132 per 100,000 population.

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Health

85.5% of the population of Floyd County, GA has health coverage, with 42.6% on employee plans, 17% on Medicaid, 13.1% on Medicare, 11.7% on non-group plans, and 1.18% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Floyd County, GA see 724 patients per year on average, which represents a 5.36% decrease from the previous year (765 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2528 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 694 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.7% were men and 52.3% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

724 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Floyd County, GA

Primary care physicians in Floyd County, GA see an average of 724 patients per year. This represents a 5.36% decrease from the previous year (765 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Floyd 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 25.3% under 18 years, 21.3% between 18 and 34 years, 37.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.7% were men and 52.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

14.5%
Uninsured
42.6%
Employer Coverage
17%
Medicaid
13.1%
Medicare
11.7%
Non-Group
1.18%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Floyd County, GA declined by 3.75% from 15.1% to 14.5%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 69.6 in Floyd 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 33.1% in Floyd County, GA.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 18.1% in Floyd County, GA.

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