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Cobb County, Georgia

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Cobb County, Georgia
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
766,802
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
766,802
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
766,149
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
0.1%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 766,149
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 688,078
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.6%
Persons under 18 years, percent
22.7%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
13.3%
Female persons, percent
51.3%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
61.7%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
29.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.5%
Asian alone, percent(a)
5.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.8%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
13.7%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
50.2%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 40,562
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 15.6%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 311,450
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 65.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $273,900
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $1,672
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $474
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $1,264
Building permits, 2021 3,247
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 283,359
Persons per household, 2016-2020 2.63
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 84.6%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 20.5%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 97.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 93.3%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 92.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 48.4%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 6.2%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
14.4%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 69.6%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 64.3%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 2,056,579
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 5,569,500
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,536,858
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 18,543,691
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $24,615
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 31.2
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $80,830
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $41,480
Persons in poverty, percent
9.2%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 21,492
Total employment, 2020 358,927
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 21,780,372
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 -0.3%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 86,497
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 17,066
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 10,386
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 3,537
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 3,058
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 12,177
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,204
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 13,909
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 2,254.8
Population per square mile, 2010 2,026.4
Land area in square miles, 2020 339.78
Land area in square miles, 2010 339.55
FIPS Code 13067
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., V2021) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2021). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2016-2020 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2020 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

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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