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Paulding County, Georgia; Whitfield County, Georgia; Gordon County, Georgia

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Paulding County, Georgia
Whitfield County, Georgia
Gordon County, Georgia
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 168,667 104,628 57,963
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 168,667 104,628 57,963
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 142,397 102,605 55,221
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 18.4% 2.0% 5.0%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 142,324 102,599 55,186
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.3%
6.5%
5.9%
Persons under 18 years, percent
25.9%
25.8%
23.9%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
10.9%
14.4%
15.3%
Female persons, percent
51.3%
50.2%
50.7%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
74.0%
90.6%
91.5%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
21.9%
4.4%
4.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.4%
1.4%
0.6%
Asian alone, percent(a)
1.2%
1.6%
1.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.2%
0.4%
Two or More Races, percent
2.4%
1.7%
1.7%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
7.1%
36.3%
16.5%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
68.4%
57.1%
76.7%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 9,162 3,813 2,988
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 5.4% 18.5% 9.2%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 59,634 40,371 22,886
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 76.4% 63.1% 64.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $161,400 $126,900 $127,400
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,294 $1,078 $1,078
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $415 $339 $375
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $1,101 $708 $711
Building permits, 2019 1,635 266 239
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 52,389 36,043 20,294
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.96 2.84 2.77
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 90.0% 90.4% 87.6%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 6.4% 31.6% 16.1%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 93.3% 83.1% 82.5%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 84.7% 76.9% 69.9%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 90.1% 69.4% 77.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 24.1% 15.7% 14.4%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 7.0% 7.1% 15.1%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
13.7%
22.1%
20.6%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 67.3% 63.1% 60.4%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 62.0% 55.5% 52.5%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 121,112 D 70,869
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 184,636 482,402 207,574
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 191,018 5,805,314 2,499,053
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 161,668 1,196,567 D
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,174,446 1,302,376 627,527
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $8,111 $12,601 $11,253
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 37.8 20.9 23.8
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $66,467 $46,970 $44,313
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $27,855 $23,271 $22,448
Persons in poverty, percent
7.8%
14.2%
16.8%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 2,041 2,182 1,035
Total employment, 2018 19,786 47,826 19,538
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 648,366 2,130,024 785,695
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 2.0% 0.3% 0.7%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 13,997 6,147 3,543
All firms, 2012 10,849 7,105 3,865
Men-owned firms, 2012 5,775 3,871 2,072
Women-owned firms, 2012 4,047 2,338 1,340
Minority-owned firms, 2012 2,948 1,574 584
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 7,670 5,133 3,118
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 1,330 780 336
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 9,192 5,779 3,282
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 455.8 353.2 155.1
Land area in square miles, 2010 312.22 290.46 355.81
FIPS Code 13223 13313 13129
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.

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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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