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Worth County, Georgia; Gilmer County, Georgia

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Worth County, Georgia
Gilmer County, Georgia
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 20,247 31,369
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 20,247 31,369
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 21,667 28,294
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -6.6% 10.9%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 21,679 28,292
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.6%
5.2%
Persons under 18 years, percent
22.0%
18.9%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
19.9%
25.5%
Female persons, percent
52.1%
50.0%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
69.6%
95.5%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
28.0%
1.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.3%
0.7%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.7%
0.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.5%
Two or More Races, percent
1.3%
1.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
2.4%
11.8%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
67.7%
85.5%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 1,351 2,578
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 1.6% 7.0%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 9,370 17,440
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 65.4% 74.5%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $98,700 $177,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,051 $1,155
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $414 $349
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $722 $765
Building permits, 2019 31 203
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 8,002 12,021
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.54 2.51
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 92.5% 85.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 2.3% 10.3%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 82.1% 84.1%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 69.9% 76.8%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 82.9% 81.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 11.0% 20.4%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 12.2% 15.5%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
18.4%
24.7%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 57.9% 54.2%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 50.6% 48.8%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D 33,465
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D 46,177
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D 369,431
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D 63,463
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 117,096 291,776
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $5,386 $10,350
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 25.7 31.8
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $45,398 $52,625
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $24,415 $27,282
Persons in poverty, percent
20.3%
14.6%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 267 581
Total employment, 2018 2,777 6,129
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 97,438 186,003
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 -0.5% 4.5%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 1,357 2,917
All firms, 2012 1,733 2,712
Men-owned firms, 2012 968 1,523
Women-owned firms, 2012 711 746
Minority-owned firms, 2012 436 118
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 1,260 2,530
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 173 361
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 1,522 2,240
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 38.0 66.3
Land area in square miles, 2010 570.70 426.54
FIPS Code 13321 13123
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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