Schley County, GA

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2022 Population
4,565
1.23% 1-year decline
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
38.4
0.26% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
15.9%
7.99% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$53,274
5.31% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$154,300
16.5% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Schley County, GA had a population of 4.57k people with a median age of 38.4 and a median household income of $53,274. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Schley County, GA declined from 4,622 to 4,565, a −1.23% decrease and its median household income grew from $50,586 to $53,274, a 5.31% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Schley County, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (75.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (17.8%), Other (Hispanic) (3.4%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.14%), and White (Hispanic) (1.12%).

None of the households in Schley 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.

99.8% of the residents in Schley County, GA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Schley County, GA was $154,300, and the homeownership rate was 75.2%.

Most people in Schley County, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Schley County, GA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Schley County, GA is home to a population of 4.57k people, from which 99.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.57% of Schley County, GA residents were born outside of the country (26 people).

In 2022, there were 4.23 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.44k people) in Schley County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 814 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 155 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.8%
2022 Citizenship
99.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.8% of Schley County, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Schley County, GA was 99.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Schley County, GA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    3.44k ± 282
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    814 ± 323
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    155 ± 194
5.74%
Hispanic Population
262 people

In 2022, there were 4.23 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.44k people) in Schley County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 814 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 155 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.74% of the people in Schley County, GA are hispanic (262 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

0.57%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
26 people
0.433%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
20 people

As of 2022, 0.57% of Schley County, GA residents (26 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Schley County, GA was 0.433%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    91 ± 129
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    24 ± 34
  3. Vietnam
    18 ± 30

Schley County, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 3.79 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Schley County, GA employs 1.88k people. The largest industries in Schley County, GA are Health Care & Social Assistance (232 people), Manufacturing (207 people), and Educational Services (198 people), and the highest paying industries are Other Services Except Public Administration ($56,786), Public Administration ($54,423), and Finance & Insurance ($48,068).

Occupations

1.88k
2022 Value
± 265
−7.71%
1 Year decline
± 21.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Schley County, GA declined at a rate of −7.71%, from 2.04k employees to 1.88k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Schley County, GA, are Sales & Related Occupations (221 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (210 people), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (178 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Schley County, GA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.88k
2022 Value
± 265
−7.71%
1 Year decline
± 21.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Schley County, GA declined at a rate of −7.71%, from 2.04k employees to 1.88k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Schley County, GA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (232 people), Manufacturing (207 people), and Educational Services (198 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Schley County, GA, though some of these residents may live in Schley 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

$40,232
Median earning men ± $8,677
$33,806
Median earning women ± $4,481

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Other Services Except Public Administration ($57,262), Public Administration ($55,243), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($45,197).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($39,554), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($39,243), and Manufacturing ($34,063).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.94%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.87M people employed in Georgia. This represents a 2.94% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 11.9%.

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. 38
    Manufacturing
  2. 15
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 14
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Schley County, GA went to Donald J. Trump with 79.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (20.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.571%).

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
Inauguration delayed as incumbent senator David Perdue's term expired on January 3, 2021, two days prior to the 2020-21 United States Senate election in Georgia|runoff election.
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.

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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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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.03% 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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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.33M), Some college (1.78M), and Bachelors Degree (1.56M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Schley County, GA was $154,300 in 2022, which is 0.547 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $132,400 to $154,300, a 16.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Schley County, GA is 75.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Schley County, GA have an average commute time of 30.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Schley County, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$154,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$18,278
$1,186
Median Property Taxes
±$190

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 Schley County, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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

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Rent vs Own

75.2%
Homeownership
2022
52.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 75.2% of the housing units in Schley County, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 71.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9601
  2. Census Tract 9602

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

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Household Income

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$53,274
Median Household Income
± $8,452
1.58k
Number of Households
± 226

In 2022, the median household income of the 1.58k households in Schley County, GA grew to $53,274 from the previous year's value of $50,586.

The following chart displays the households in Schley 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 < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Schley County, GA is from Georgia.
0.474
2022 Wage GINI in Georgia
0.475
2021 Wage GINI in Georgia

In 2022, the income inequality in Georgia was 0.474 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.224% decline from 2021 to 2022, 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.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (83.7%)
  2. Carpooled (10.2%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.28%)

In 2022, 83.7% of workers in Schley County, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.2%) and those who worked at home (3.28%).

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

30.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Schley County, GA have a longer commute time (30.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 5.29% of the workforce in Schley 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 Schley County, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Schley County, GA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

15.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Schley County, GA (727 out of 4.57k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. 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 Schley County, GA is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

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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Health

85.5% of the population of Schley County, GA has health coverage, with 48.6% on employee plans, 17% on Medicaid, 8.83% on Medicare, 7.86% on non-group plans, and 3.13% on military or VA plans.

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

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.2% under 18 years, 20.2% between 18 and 34 years, 41.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.3% over 64 years.

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

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Uninsured People

14.5%
Uninsured
48.6%
Employer Coverage
17%
Medicaid
8.83%
Medicare
7.86%
Non-Group
3.13%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Schley County, GA grew by 3.43% from 14.1% to 14.5%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, 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 34.7% in Schley County, GA.

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