Baldwin County, GA

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2022 Population
43,778
0.223% 1-year decline
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
36.1
0.557% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
22.7%
0.43% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$54,699
8.5% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$154,400
18.7% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
16,838
3.51% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Baldwin County, GA had a population of 43.8k people with a median age of 36.1 and a median household income of $54,699. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Baldwin County, GA declined from 43,876 to 43,778, a −0.223% decrease and its median household income grew from $50,413 to $54,699, a 8.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Baldwin County, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (52%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (41.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.93%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.59%), and White (Hispanic) (0.902%).

None of the households in Baldwin 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.

98.9% of the residents in Baldwin County, GA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Baldwin County, GA are Georgia College & State University (1,888 degrees awarded in 2022) and Georgia Military College (1,764 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Baldwin County, GA was $154,400, and the homeownership rate was 62.9%.

Most people in Baldwin County, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Baldwin County, GA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Baldwin County, GA is home to a population of 43.8k people, from which 98.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.57% of Baldwin County, GA residents were born outside of the country (1.13k people).

In 2022, there were 1.25 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (22.7k people) in Baldwin County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 18.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 846 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.9%
2022 Citizenship
98.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.9% of Baldwin County, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Baldwin County, GA was 98.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Baldwin County, GA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    22.7k ± 54
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    18.2k ± 267
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    846 ± 296
2.65%
Hispanic Population
1.16k people

In 2022, there were 1.25 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (22.7k people) in Baldwin County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 18.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 846 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.65% of the people in Baldwin County, GA are hispanic (1.16k people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    222,301 ± 11,455 people
  2. India
    103,637 ± 7,865 people
  3. Jamaica
    49,864 ± 5,470 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Georgia was Mexico, the natal country of 222,301 Georgia residents, followed by India with 103,637 and Jamaica with 49,864.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.57%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.13k people
2.47%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.09k people

As of 2022, 2.57% of Baldwin County, GA residents (1.13k 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 Baldwin County, GA was 2.47%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    729 ± 174
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    449 ± 153
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    307 ± 151

Baldwin County, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.62 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Baldwin County, GA employs 16.8k people. The largest industries in Baldwin County, GA are Educational Services (2,936 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,189 people), and Retail Trade (2,102 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($116,150), Information ($90,417), and Utilities ($80,500).

Males in Georgia have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,988. The income inequality in Georgia (measured using the Gini index) is 0.474, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

16.8k
2022 Value
± 1,219
−3.51%
1 Year decline
± 10.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Baldwin County, GA declined at a rate of −3.51%, from 17.5k employees to 16.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Baldwin County, GA, are Sales & Related Occupations (1,829 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,665 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (1,646 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Baldwin County, GA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

16.8k
2022 Value
± 1,219
−3.51%
1 Year decline
± 10.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Baldwin County, GA declined at a rate of −3.51%, from 17.5k employees to 16.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Baldwin County, GA, are Educational Services (2,936 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,189 people), and Retail Trade (2,102 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Baldwin County, GA, though some of these residents may live in Baldwin 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

$44,727
Median earning men ± $3,717
$30,791
Median earning women ± $2,912

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($91,275), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($74,596), and Wholesale Trade ($70,179).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($48,373), Wholesale Trade ($48,125), and Manufacturing ($47,074).

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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. 367
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 224
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 224
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Baldwin County, GA went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 50.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (48.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.14%).

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 Baldwin County, GA awarded 3,652 degrees. The student population of Baldwin County, GA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 4,877 male students and 8,436 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Baldwin County, GA are White (2,233 and 61.4%), followed by Black or African American (917 and 25.2%), Hispanic or Latino (260 and 7.15%), and Asian (71 and 1.95%).

The largest universities in Baldwin County, GA by number of degrees awarded are Georgia College & State University (1,888 and 51.7%) and Georgia Military College (1,764 and 48.3%).

The most popular majors in Baldwin County, GA are General Studies (578 and 15.8%), Pre-Nursing Studies (284 and 7.78%), and General Business (200 and 5.48%).

The median tuition cost in Baldwin County, GA for a public four year colleges is $7,107 for in-state students and $16,697 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Baldwin County, GA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 80%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 38.7%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 13,313 (36.6% men and 63.4% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 13,313 students enrolled in Baldwin County, GA, 36.6% men and 63.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 7,884 records, of which 63.7% were women and 36.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 284 degrees awarded
  2. 172 degrees awarded
  3. 578 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Baldwin County, GA was Pre-Nursing Studies with 284 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Baldwin County, GA according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,888 degrees awarded
  2. 1,764 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Georgia College & State University with 1,888 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 1,174 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Baldwin County, GA, which is 0.474 times less than the 2,478 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 2,233 degrees mean that there were 2.44 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 917 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($7,107) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,466) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($920) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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Measure

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.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

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 Baldwin County, GA was $154,400 in 2022, which is 0.548 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $130,100 to $154,400, a 18.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Baldwin County, GA is 62.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Baldwin County, GA have an average commute time of 26.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Baldwin County, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Baldwin County, GA is $54,699. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Baldwin County, GA was Census Tract 9704 with a value of $56,848, followed by Census Tract 9707.02 and Census Tract 9706, with respective values of $45,618 and $38,505.

In 2022, 21.1% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Baldwin County, GA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 2.36%.

Property

$154,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$10,510
$9,974
Median Property Taxes
±$804

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

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Rent vs Own

62.9%
Homeownership
2022
64.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 62.9% of the housing units in Baldwin County, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 62.5%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9704
  2. Census Tract 9707.02
  3. Census Tract 9706

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Baldwin County, GA was Census Tract 9704 with a value of $56,848, followed by Census Tract 9707.02 and Census Tract 9706, with respective values of $45,618 and $38,505.

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

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Household Income

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$54,699
Median Household Income
± $3,336
15.9k
Number of Households
± 1,036

In 2022, the median household income of the 15.9k households in Baldwin County, GA grew to $54,699 from the previous year's value of $50,413.

The following chart displays the households in Baldwin 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 Baldwin 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 (83.6%)
  2. Carpooled (7.95%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.84%)

In 2022, 83.6% of workers in Baldwin County, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.95%) and those who worked at home (4.84%).

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

26.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Baldwin County, GA have a shorter commute time (26.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 4.65% of the workforce in Baldwin 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 Baldwin County, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Baldwin County, GA have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 21.1% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Baldwin County, GA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 2.36%.

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Poverty & Diversity

22.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Baldwin County, GA (8.86k out of 39.1k 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 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Baldwin County, GA is Black, followed by White 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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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 30.9% of the children was living in poverty in Baldwin County, GA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 5.8%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 689 in Baldwin County, GA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 56 per 100,000 population.

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Health

87.7% of the population of Baldwin County, GA has health coverage, with 49.5% on employee plans, 14.5% on Medicaid, 13.8% on Medicare, 8.48% on non-group plans, and 1.33% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Baldwin County, GA see 2244 patients per year on average, which represents a 10.2% increase from the previous year (2037 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2819 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 618 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.6% were men and 53.4% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,244 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Baldwin County, GA

Primary care physicians in Baldwin County, GA see an average of 2,244 patients per year. This represents a 10.2% increase from the previous year (2,037 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Baldwin County, GA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.5% under 18 years, 26.3% between 18 and 34 years, 34% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.6% were men and 53.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

12.3%
Uninsured
49.5%
Employer Coverage
14.5%
Medicaid
13.8%
Medicare
8.48%
Non-Group
1.33%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Baldwin County, GA declined by 2.13% from 12.6% to 12.3%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 71.5 in Baldwin County, GA.

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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 39.5% in Baldwin County, GA.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 16.9% in Baldwin County, GA.

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