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Walker County, Georgia; Habersham County, Georgia; Charlton County, Georgia; Miller County, Georgia

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Walker County, Georgia
Habersham County, Georgia
Charlton County, Georgia
Miller County, Georgia
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 69,761 45,328 13,392 5,718
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 69,761 45,328 13,392 5,718
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 68,738 43,032 12,171 6,127
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 1.5% 5.3% 10.0% -6.7%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 68,756 43,041 12,171 6,125
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.7%
5.8%
5.0%
5.8%
Persons under 18 years, percent
21.5%
22.3%
18.3%
22.9%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
18.9%
18.8%
15.8%
22.5%
Female persons, percent
50.8%
52.2%
41.6%
52.2%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
92.7%
90.6%
64.4%
68.9%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
4.4%
3.9%
30.2%
28.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.4%
1.1%
2.6%
0.5%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.8%
2.3%
0.8%
0.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.3%
0.1%
Z
Two or More Races, percent
1.7%
1.8%
1.9%
1.6%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
2.5%
15.5%
5.4%
2.9%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
90.5%
76.9%
60.2%
67.0%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 4,315 2,824 985 222
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 1.5% 9.0% 9.1% 0.5%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 30,531 18,750 4,564 2,748
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 71.8% 78.3% 71.3% 65.5%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $120,600 $150,500 $83,300 $89,400
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,081 $1,224 $999 $1,084
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $345 $364 $349 $388
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $753 $772 $557 $652
Building permits, 2019 233 185 20 9
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 25,975 15,139 3,675 2,333
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.60 2.80 3.22 2.40
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 86.5% 89.2% 87.3% 90.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 2.3% 16.0% 10.1% 0.5%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 86.6% 81.4% 78.1% 62.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 77.5% 71.0% 65.2% 48.0%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 82.0% 79.6% 74.1% 82.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 16.6% 19.3% 8.8% 14.0%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 14.3% 9.6% 16.3% 6.6%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
14.8%
20.0%
18.4%
16.8%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 56.9% 53.9% 43.8% 56.3%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 51.5% 46.8% 42.9% 55.9%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D 53,503 7,288 3,111
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 64,015 108,056 17,596 24,515
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,753,651 1,219,044 D 0
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D 99,248 51,536 54,585
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 355,081 462,142 58,806 77,427
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $5,215 $10,619 $4,423 $12,972
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 28.0 27.5 32.0 24.4
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $46,157 $50,563 $41,961 $44,542
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $24,247 $23,046 $18,323 $23,870
Persons in poverty, percent
14.7%
15.2%
25.9%
21.3%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 679 843 154 123
Total employment, 2018 10,653 12,054 1,594 1,254
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 341,501 423,009 58,286 44,941
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 3.8% 1.0% 2.3% 5.2%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 4,184 3,281 507 334
All firms, 2012 4,043 3,528 489 377
Men-owned firms, 2012 2,397 1,934 303 134
Women-owned firms, 2012 1,218 1,314 148 150
Minority-owned firms, 2012 319 384 90 78
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 3,614 3,047 366 284
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 375 497 48 26
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 3,490 2,915 406 329
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 154.0 155.5 15.7 21.7
Land area in square miles, 2010 446.38 276.74 773.58 282.42
FIPS Code 13295 13137 13049 13201
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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