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Social Characteristics of Georgia

Georgia Selected Social Characteristics 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

  • American Community Survey types of households (All)
    3,540,690
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households)
    2,407,098
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households)
    68.0%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    1,107,416
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    31.3%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    1,694,160
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    47.8%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    719,404
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    20.3%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    166,637
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    4.7%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    78,646
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    2.2%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    546,301
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    15.4%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    309,366
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    8.7%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households)
    1,133,592
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households)
    32.0%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    944,648
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    26.7%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    288,546
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    8.1%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    1,256,257
  • Percentage of types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    35.5%
  • American Community Survey types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    804,222
  • Percentage of types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    22.7%
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average sized households)
    2.72
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average family size households)
    3.32
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (All)
    9,646,660
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    3,540,690
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    36.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    1,693,996
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    17.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    3,082,884
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    32.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    815,768
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    8.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    513,322
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    5.3%
  • American Community Survey persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    176,019
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    1.8%
  • American Community Survey number of males 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    3,779,687
  • American Community Survey number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    1,369,925
  • Percentage number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    36.2%
  • American Community Survey number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    1,872,054
  • Percentage number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    49.5%
  • American Community Survey number of separated males 15 years and older
    80,826
  • Percentage number of separated males 15 years and older
    2.1%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed males 15 years and older
    87,483
  • Percentage number of widowed males 15 years and older
    2.3%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced males 15 years and older
    369,399
  • Percentage number of divorced males 15 years and older
    9.8%
  • American Community Survey number of females 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    4,052,928
  • American Community Survey number of females never married 15 years and older
    1,237,536
  • Percentage number of females never married 15 years and older
    30.5%
  • American Community Survey number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    1,827,767
  • Percentage number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    45.1%
  • American Community Survey number of separated females 15 years and older
    116,803
  • Percentage of separated females 15 years and older
    2.9%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed females 15 years and older
    349,538
  • Percentage of widowed females 15 years and older
    8.6%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced females 15 years and older
    521,284
  • Percentage of divorced females 15 years and older
    12.9%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year
    140,817
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    54,953
  • Percentage of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    39.0%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    39
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    56
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 15 to 19 years old)
    25
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 20 to 34 years old)
    100
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 35 to 50 years old)
    25
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age
    259,202
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    115,898
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    44.7%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    24,839
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    9.6%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    26,076
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    10.1%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    19,942
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    7.7%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    45,041
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    17.4%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    115,898
  • American Community Survey number of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    73,686
  • Percentage of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    63.6%
  • American Community Survey number of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    79,942
  • Percentage of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    69.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons enrolled in school 3 years of age and over
    2,769,628
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    181,758
  • Percentage of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    6.6%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    146,103
  • Percentage of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    5.3%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    1,127,338
  • Percentage of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    40.7%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    559,190
  • Percentage of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    20.2%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    755,239
  • Percentage of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    27.3%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with education
    6,410,416
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    359,406
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    5.6%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    599,954
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    9.4%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    1,832,086
  • Percentage number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    28.6%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    1,352,540
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    21.1%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    451,537
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    7.0%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    1,148,710
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    17.9%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    666,183
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    10.4%
  • Percentage of people with high school graduate or higher
    85.0%
  • Percentage of people with a bachelor's degree or higher
    28.3%
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older)
    7,369,672
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    681,840
  • Percentage of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    9.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (By status)
    9,712,380
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    1,173,675
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    12.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age)
    2,485,222
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    96,685
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    3.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years)
    6,118,560
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    652,372
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    10.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over)
    1,108,598
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    424,618
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    38.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago)
    9,784,783
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    8,204,276
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    83.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    1,529,621
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    15.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    803,158
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    8.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    726,463
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    7.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    455,124
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    4.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    271,339
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    2.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    50,886
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by place of birth)
    9,907,756
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons
    8,945,010
  • Percentage of Native persons
    90.3%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States)
    8,814,844
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States)
    89.0%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons - (Born in United States - State of residence)
    5,477,977
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence)
    55.3%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    3,336,867
  • Percentage of Native persons (State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    33.7%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    130,166
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    1.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born
    962,746
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born
    9.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (by U.S. Citizenship status)
    962,746
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    371,908
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    38.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    590,838
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    61.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons born abroad the U.S. (by year of entry)
    1,092,912
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (by year of entry)
    130,166
  • Percent; YEAR OF ENTRY - Native
    130166%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    8,956
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    6.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    121,210
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    93.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (by year of entry)
    962,746
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    69,572
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    7.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    893,174
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    92.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) by world region
    962,736
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    89,614
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    9.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    266,235
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    27.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    79,119
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    8.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    2,810
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    507,510
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    52.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    17,448
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    1.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older (by language spoken at home)
    9,236,871
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    7,997,956
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    86.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    1,238,915
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    13.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    522,940
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    5.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    727,616
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    7.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    342,161
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    3.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    233,828
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    2.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    62,724
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    204,182
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    2.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    98,821
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    1.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    73,289
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    19,234
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by ancestry)
    9,907,756
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of American ancestry
    1,169,918
  • Percentage of all persons of American ancestry
    11.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Arab ancestry
    28,730
  • Percentage of all persons of Arab ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Czech ancestry
    14,329
  • Percentage of all persons of Czech ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Danish ancestry
    13,930
  • Percentage of all persons of Danish ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    75,217
  • Percentage of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of English ancestry
    815,659
  • Percentage of all persons of English ancestry
    8.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    140,669
  • Percentage of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    1.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    25,291
  • Percentage of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of German ancestry
    714,114
  • Percentage of all persons of German ancestry
    7.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Greek ancestry
    19,836
  • Percentage of all persons of Greek ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    18,852
  • Percentage of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Irish ancestry
    802,636
  • Percentage of all persons of Irish ancestry
    8.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Italian ancestry
    223,597
  • Percentage of all persons of Italian ancestry
    2.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    8,666
  • Percentage of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    36,729
  • Percentage of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Polish ancestry
    104,805
  • Percentage of all persons of Polish ancestry
    1.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    11,867
  • Percentage of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Russian ancestry
    42,044
  • Percentage of all persons of Russian ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    122,543
  • Percentage of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    1.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    173,107
  • Percentage of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    1.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    6,850
  • Percentage of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    179,003
  • Percentage of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    1.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    45,977
  • Percentage of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    11,214
  • Percentage of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    12,959
  • Percentage of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    39,564
  • Percentage of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    122,241
  • Percentage of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    1.2%


Explanation of Symbols
(N) is displayed in columns when the area surveyed can not be shown due to the number of cases sampled being too few.
(-) is displayed in columns when the median is at the lowest interval of an open ended distribution.

Note: The numbers and percentages provided are estimates only and contain a margin of error. All estimates are collected from the census bureau, the margin of error can be viewed by referring to American Community Survey's tables and charts.