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Gordon County, Georgia; Pickens County, Georgia; Taliaferro County, Georgia; Whitfield County, Georgia

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Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)

Gordon County, Georgia
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 57,963
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 57,963
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 55,221
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 5.0%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 55,186
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.9%
Persons under 18 years, percent
23.9%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
15.3%
Female persons, percent
50.7%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
91.5%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
4.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.6%
Asian alone, percent(a)
1.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.4%
Two or More Races, percent
1.7%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
16.5%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
76.7%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 2,988
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 9.2%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 22,886
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 64.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $127,400
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,078
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $375
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $711
Building permits, 2019 239
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 20,294
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.77
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 87.6%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 16.1%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 82.5%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 69.9%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 77.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 14.4%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 15.1%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
20.6%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 60.4%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 52.5%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 70,869
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 207,574
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,499,053
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 627,527
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $11,253
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 23.8
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $44,313
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $22,448
Persons in poverty, percent
16.8%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 1,035
Total employment, 2018 19,538
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 785,695
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 0.7%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 3,543
All firms, 2012 3,865
Men-owned firms, 2012 2,072
Women-owned firms, 2012 1,340
Minority-owned firms, 2012 584
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 3,118
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 336
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 3,282
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 155.1
Land area in square miles, 2010 355.81
FIPS Code 13129
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For places on the map, populations of 5,000 or more are shown
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27,000
54,000
81,000
108,000
Gordon County, Georgia
57,963
Pickens County, Georgia
32,591
Taliaferro County, Georgia
1,537
Whitfield County, Georgia
104,628
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27,000
54,000
81,000
108,000
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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