Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA

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2022 Population
157,808
7.13% 1-year decline
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
32
0.621% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
19.3%
3.97% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$49,339
4.35% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$143,300
15.8% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
69,658
7.44% 1-year decline

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In 2022, Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA had a population of 158k people with a median age of 32 and a median household income of $49,339. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA declined from 169,929 to 157,808, a −7.13% decrease and its median household income grew from $47,283 to $49,339, a 4.35% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (68.6%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.69%), Other (Hispanic) (6.42%), White (Non-Hispanic) (6.07%), and White (Hispanic) (4.12%).

23.3% of the households in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, 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.

92.8% of the residents in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA are Clayton State University (1,333 degrees awarded in 2022), United Education Institute-Morrow (723 degrees), and Empire Beauty School-Morrow (44 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA was $143,300, and the homeownership rate was 44%.

Most people in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA is home to a population of 158k people, from which 92.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 14.5% of Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA residents were born outside of the country (23k people).

In 2022, there were 10.3 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (108k people) in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.6k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 10.1k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA are Spanish (20,296 households), Vietnamese (6,807 households), and Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa (2,520 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
82,300
Women
53.6%
71,244
Men
46.4%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 153,544 inhabitants, with 46.4% men, and 53.6% women.

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Citizenship

92.8%
2022 Citizenship
92.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 92.8% of Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA was 92.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    108k ± 3.46k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    10.6k ± 976
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    10.1k ± 1.75k
15.2%
Hispanic Population
23.9k people

In 2022, there were 10.3 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (108k people) in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.6k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 10.1k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

15.2% of the people in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA are hispanic (23.9k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    6,425 ± 1,926 people
  2. Vietnam
    5,725 ± 1,823 people
  3. Nigeria
    1,892 ± 1,061 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA was Mexico, the natal country of 6,425 Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA residents, followed by Vietnam with 5,725 and Nigeria with 1,892.

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Foreign-Born Population

14.5%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
23k people
14.3%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
24.4k people

As of 2022, 14.5% of Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA residents (23k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA was 14.3%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    20,296 households (13.9%)
  2. Vietnamese
    6,807 households (4.66%)
  3. Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa
    2,520 households (1.72%)

23.3% of the households in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.7%. 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.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA was Spanish. 13.9% of the households in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,649 ± 371
  2. Vietnam
    1,529 ± 292
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,270 ± 348

Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.08 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA employs 69.7k people. The largest industries in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA are Restaurants & Food Services (5,332 people), Construction (4,929 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,137 people), and the highest paying industries are Machinery manufacturing, n.e.c. or not specified ($93,216), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($81,431), and Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies merchant wholesalers ($80,759).

Males in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA have an average income that is 1.15 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,147. The income inequality in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.369, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
39,198
Women
53.4%
34,190
Men
46.6%

The workforce of Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA in 2020 was 73,388 people, with 53.4% woman, and 46.6% men.

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Occupations

69.7k
2022 Value
−7.44%
1 Year decline
± −7.44%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA declined at a rate of −7.44%, from 75.3k employees to 69.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA, are Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (3,451 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (3,165 people), and Customer service representatives (2,900 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

69.7k
2022 Value
−7.44%
1 Year decline
± −7.44%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA declined at a rate of −7.44%, from 75.3k employees to 69.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA, are Restaurants & Food Services (5,332 people), Construction (4,929 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,137 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA, though some of these residents may live in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, 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

$36,349
Median earning men ± $1,978
$30,530
Median earning women ± $1,419

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($52,288), Information ($49,132), and Wholesale Trade ($48,621).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($46,789), Construction ($45,668), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($39,657).

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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%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Georgia went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 49.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (49.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.24%).

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

In 2022, universities in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA awarded 2,126 degrees. The student population of Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 2,291 male students and 5,128 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA are Black or African American (1,219 and 58%), followed by Unknown (467 and 22.2%), White (165 and 7.86%), and Hispanic or Latino (117 and 5.57%).

The largest universities in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA by number of degrees awarded are Clayton State University (1,333 and 62.7%), United Education Institute-Morrow (723 and 34%), and Empire Beauty School-Morrow (44 and 2.07%).

The most popular majors in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA are Medical Assistant (271 and 12.7%), Dental Assisting (199 and 9.36%), and General Business Administration & Management (169 and 7.95%).

The median tuition cost in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA for a public four year colleges is $4,064 for in-state students and $14,786 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 56.3%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 45.6%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 7,419 (30.9% men and 69.1% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 7,419 students enrolled in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA, 30.9% men and 69.1% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Black or African American with 4,402 records, of which 73.1% were women and 26.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 110 degrees awarded
  2. 104 degrees awarded
  3. 90 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA was Community Psychology with 110 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,333 degrees awarded
  2. 723 degrees awarded
  3. 44 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Clayton State University with 1,333 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 669 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA, which is 0.459 times less than the 1,457 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Black or African American students. These 1,219 degrees mean that there were 2.61 times more degrees awarded to Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 467 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private for-profit, 2-year ($10,800) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,004) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($2,074) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 2.2% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 2.19% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (39.7k), Some college (24.4k), and Secondary Education (21.7k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA was $143,300 in 2022, which is 0.508 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $123,700 to $143,300, a 15.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA is 44%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA have an average commute time of 30.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA is $49,339. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA was Atlanta Regional Commission--Fulton County (Northeast)--Johns Creek & Alpharetta PUMA, GA with a value of $147,564, followed by Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA and Atlanta Regional Commision (Northeast)--Forsyth County (South)--Cumming City PUMA, GA, with respective values of $137,120 and $134,743.

Property

$143,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,600
$25,251
Median Property Taxes
±$1,462

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 Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

44%
Homeownership
2022
71.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 44% of the housing units in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 46.1%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA was Atlanta Regional Commission--Fulton County (Northeast)--Johns Creek & Alpharetta PUMA, GA with a value of $147,564, followed by Atlanta Regional Commission (Northwest)--Cobb County (Northeast) PUMA, GA and Atlanta Regional Commision (Northeast)--Forsyth County (South)--Cumming City PUMA, GA, with respective values of $137,120 and $134,743.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$49,339
Median Household Income
± $1,976
57.4k
Number of Households
± 2,417

In 2022, the median household income of the 57.4k households in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA grew to $49,339 from the previous year's value of $47,283.

The following chart displays the households in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, 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 $60k - $75k range.

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Wage Distribution

0.369
2022 Wage GINI in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA
0.375
2021 Wage GINI in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA

In 2022, the income inequality in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA was 0.369 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.6% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (71.1%)
  2. Carpooled (13.6%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.81%)

In 2022, 71.1% of workers in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (13.6%) and those who worked at home (6.81%).

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Commute Time

30.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA have a longer commute time (30.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.55% of the workforce in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, 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 Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

19.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA (30k out of 155k 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 Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA is Black, followed by Hispanic and White.

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

79.2% of the population of Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA has health coverage, with 35.4% on employee plans, 24.1% on Medicaid, 6.85% on Medicare, 11.3% on non-group plans, and 1.57% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Georgia see 1492 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.06% decrease from the previous year (1508 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1921 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 637 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,492 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Georgia

Primary care physicians in Georgia see an average of 1,492 patients per year. This represents a 1.06% decrease from the previous year (1,508 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 30.3% under 18 years, 24.9% between 18 and 34 years, 35.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 9.49% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 45.3% were men and 54.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

20.8%
Uninsured
35.4%
Employer Coverage
24.1%
Medicaid
6.85%
Medicare
11.3%
Non-Group
1.57%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA grew by 1.59% from 20.5% to 20.8%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Atlanta Regional Commission (South Central)--Clayton County (Northwest)--Forest Park PUMA, GA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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