Brantley County, GA

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2020 Population
18,924
0.896% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
40.8
0.73% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
18.8%
4.19% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$34,679
10.8% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$92,800
28.4% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Brantley County, GA had a population of 18.9k people with a median age of 40.8 and a median household income of $34,679. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Brantley County, GA grew from 18,756 to 18,924, a 0.896% increase and its median household income declined from $38,857 to $34,679, a −10.8% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Brantley County, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (91.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.31%), White (Hispanic) (1.46%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.33%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.919%).

None of the households in Brantley County, GA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.2% of the residents in Brantley County, GA are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Brantley County, GA was $92,800, and the homeownership rate was 78.8%.

Most people in Brantley County, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 31.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Brantley County, GA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Brantley County, GA is home to a population of 18.9k people, from which 99.2% are citizens. As of 2020, 1.72% of Brantley County, GA residents were born outside of the country (325 people).

In 2020, there were 27.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (17.4k people) in Brantley County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 627 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 277 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.2%
2020 Citizenship
99%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.2% of Brantley County, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Brantley County, GA was 99%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Brantley County, GA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    17.4k ± 22
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    627 ± 198
  3. White (Hispanic)
    277 ± 122
2.28%
Hispanic Population
432 people

In 2020, there were 27.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (17.4k people) in Brantley County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 627 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 277 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.28% of the people in Brantley County, GA are hispanic (432 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Brantley County, GA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.72%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
325 people
1.66%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
311 people

As of 2020, 1.72% of Brantley County, GA residents (325 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Brantley County, GA was 1.66%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    428 ± 174
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    313 ± 152
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    200 ± 119

Brantley County, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.37 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Brantley County, GA employs 6.59k people. The largest industries in Brantley County, GA are Educational Services (772 people), Retail Trade (735 people), and Construction (690 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($55,319), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($50,893), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($50,781).

Occupations

6.59k
2020 Value
± 762
−2.6%
1 Year decline
± 16.2%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Brantley County, GA declined at a rate of −2.6%, from 6.77k employees to 6.59k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Brantley County, GA, are Transportation Occupations (724 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (670 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (548 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Brantley County, GA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

6.59k
2020 Value
± 762
−2.6%
1 Year decline
± 16.2%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Brantley County, GA declined at a rate of −2.6%, from 6.77k employees to 6.59k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Brantley County, GA, are Educational Services (772 people), Retail Trade (735 people), and Construction (690 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Brantley County, GA, though some of these residents may live in Brantley County, GA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$38,758
Median earning men ± $4,576
$30,075
Median earning women ± $7,467

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($63,405), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($52,133), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($48,911).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($41,000), Retail Trade ($30,278), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($30,221).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Georgia. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Georgia.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 46
    Retail Trade
  2. 42
    Manufacturing
  3. 29
    Construction

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Georgia to other states, or from other states to Georgia.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $68.9B
  2. $63.5B
  3. $51.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Georgia product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $68.9B, followed by Mixed freight ($63.5B) and Electronics ($51.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Georgia products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$626B
2020 Value in Georgia
$1.3T
Projected 2050 Value in Georgia
108% growth

In 2020, total outbound Georgia trade was $626B. This is expected to increase 108% to $1.3T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Georgia trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Georgia to other states, or from other states to Georgia.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $57.7B
  2. $34B
  3. $30.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Georgia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Florida with $57.7B, followed by Tennessee with $34B and North Carolina and $30.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Georgia shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Brantley County, GA went to Donald J. Trump with 90.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (9.02%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.723%).

Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are the senators currently representing the state of Georgia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Georgia is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Georgia

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Jon Ossoff
Senator from Georgia2
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Raphael Warnock
Senator from Georgia3
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Elected to the seat to succeed Kelly Loeffler, who had been appointed to the seat following the resignation of Johnny Isakson.

Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are the senators currently representing Georgia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Georgia over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Georgia

Georgia is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Georgia have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.952% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.869% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (2.28M), Some college (1.79M), and Bachelors Degree (1.47M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Brantley County, GA was $92,800 in 2020, which is 0.404 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $72,300 to $92,800, a 28.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Brantley County, GA is 78.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Brantley County, GA have an average commute time of 31.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Brantley County, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$92,800
Median Property Value 2020
±$16,848
$5,326
Median Property Taxes
±$612

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Brantley County, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Brantley County, GA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

78.8%
Homeownership
2020
52.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 78.8% of the housing units in Brantley County, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 80.3%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9603
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

The following map shows all of the tracts in Brantley County, GA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$34,679
Median Household Income
± $8,538
6.76k
Number of Households
± 714

In 2020, the median household income of the 6.76k households in Brantley County, GA declined from $34,679 from the previous year's value of $38,857.

The following chart displays the households in Brantley County, GA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $15k - $20k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Brantley County, GA is from Georgia.
0.476
2020 Wage GINI in Georgia
0.477
2019 Wage GINI in Georgia

In 2020, the income inequality in Georgia was 0.476 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.302% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Georgia was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Georgia in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Georgia across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (89.4%)
  2. Carpooled (6.72%)
  3. Worked At Home (1.51%)

In 2020, 89.4% of workers in Brantley County, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (6.72%) and those who worked at home (1.51%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

31.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Brantley County, GA have a longer commute time (31.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.27% of the workforce in Brantley County, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Brantley County, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Brantley County, GA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

18.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Brantley County, GA (3.54k out of 18.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 45 - 54, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Brantley County, GA is White, followed by Black and Asian.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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83.3% of the population of Brantley County, GA has health coverage, with 29.4% on employee plans, 25.9% on Medicaid, 14.4% on Medicare, 9.5% on non-group plans, and 4.09% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Georgia was $6,587 in 2014. This is a 5.41% increase from the previous year ($6,249).

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49% were men and 51% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Georgia, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Georgia across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.6% under 18 years, 17.5% between 18 and 34 years, 40.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49% were men and 51% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

16.7%
Uninsured
29.4%
Employer Coverage
25.9%
Medicaid
14.4%
Medicare
9.5%
Non-Group
4.09%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Brantley County, GA grew by 14.1% from 14.7% to 16.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Brantley County, GA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 101 in Brantley County, GA.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 33.6% in Brantley County, GA.

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