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Pickens County, Georgia; Gordon County, Georgia; Whitfield County, Georgia; Wilkes County, Georgia

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Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)

Pickens County, Georgia
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 32,591
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 32,591
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 29,404
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 10.8%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 29,431
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent
19.8%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
22.3%
Female persons, percent
51.1%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
96.0%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
1.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.5%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
1.4%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
3.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
93.3%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 2,779
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 2.2%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 14,209
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 75.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $185,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,351
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $459
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $843
Building permits, 2019 164
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 11,841
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.57
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 88.0%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 3.3%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 87.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 83.4%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 84.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 23.7%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 11.8%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
16.0%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 57.6%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 51.1%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 33,474
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 118,679
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 144,620
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 56,639
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 327,444
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $11,188
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 32.7
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $64,512
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $30,567
Persons in poverty, percent
11.0%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 725
Total employment, 2018 6,869
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 274,936
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 3.5%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 3,259
All firms, 2012 3,596
Men-owned firms, 2012 2,175
Women-owned firms, 2012 1,118
Minority-owned firms, 2012 164
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 3,357
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 511
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 2,896
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 126.8
Land area in square miles, 2010 232.06
FIPS Code 13227
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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
Pickens County, Georgia
32,591
Gordon County, Georgia
57,963
Whitfield County, Georgia
104,628
Wilkes County, Georgia
9,777
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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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