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Pickens County, Georgia; Gordon County, Georgia

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Pickens County, Georgia
Gordon County, Georgia
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 32,591 57,963
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 32,591 57,963
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 29,404 55,221
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 10.8% 5.0%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 29,431 55,186
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.0%
5.9%
Persons under 18 years, percent
19.8%
23.9%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
22.3%
15.3%
Female persons, percent
51.1%
50.7%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
96.0%
91.5%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
1.3%
4.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.5%
0.6%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.8%
1.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.4%
Two or More Races, percent
1.4%
1.7%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
3.2%
16.5%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
93.3%
76.7%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 2,769 2,665
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 2.3% 8.5%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 14,209 22,886
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 75.9% 65.1%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $200,200 $136,000
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,349 $1,093
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $471 $373
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $856 $731
Building permits, 2019 164 239
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 11,868 20,561
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.62 2.75
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 87.5% 88.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 3.1% 15.5%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 89.2% 84.5%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 85.7% 72.3%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 85.3% 77.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 23.1% 14.7%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 13.7% 13.4%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
16.0%
20.6%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 57.7% 60.3%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 51.2% 52.8%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 33,474 70,869
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 118,679 207,574
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 144,620 2,499,053
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 56,639 D
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 327,444 627,527
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $11,188 $11,253
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 32.8 24.1
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $67,631 $45,865
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $31,965 $24,092
Persons in poverty, percent
10.3%
12.3%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2019 717 1,027
Total employment, 2019 6,851 19,993
Total annual payroll, 2019 ($1,000) 286,014 902,326
Total employment, percent change, 2018-2019 -0.3% 2.3%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 3,259 3,543
All firms, 2012 3,596 3,865
Men-owned firms, 2012 2,175 2,072
Women-owned firms, 2012 1,118 1,340
Minority-owned firms, 2012 164 584
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 3,357 3,118
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 511 336
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 2,896 3,282
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 126.8 155.1
Land area in square miles, 2010 232.06 355.81
FIPS Code 13227 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.

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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