College Park, GA

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2022 Population
14,113
0.577% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
32.2
0.312% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
18.1%
8.32% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$47,706
9.53% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$286,900
17.5% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, College Park, GA had a population of 14.1k people with a median age of 32.2 and a median household income of $47,706. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of College Park, GA grew from 14,032 to 14,113, a 0.577% increase and its median household income grew from $43,554 to $47,706, a 9.53% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in College Park, GA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (82.1%), White (Non-Hispanic) (9.4%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.87%), Other (Hispanic) (2.1%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.4%).

None of the households in College Park, 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.

97.6% of the residents in College Park, GA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in College Park, GA was $286,900, and the homeownership rate was 23.9%.

Most people in College Park, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.9 minutes. The average car ownership in College Park, GA was 1 car per household.

Population & Diversity

College Park, GA is home to a population of 14.1k people, from which 97.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 6.04% of College Park, GA residents were born outside of the country (853 people).

In 2022, there were 8.73 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.6k people) in College Park, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.33k White (Non-Hispanic) and 405 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.6%
2022 Citizenship
97.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.6% of College Park, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in College Park, GA was 97.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in College Park, GA
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    11.6k ± 690
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.33k ± 401
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    405 ± 285
3.84%
Hispanic Population
542 people

In 2022, there were 8.73 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.6k people) in College Park, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.33k White (Non-Hispanic) and 405 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.84% of the people in College Park, GA are hispanic (542 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

6.04%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
853 people
6.14%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
862 people

As of 2022, 6.04% of College Park, GA residents (853 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 College Park, GA was 6.14%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    201 ± 109
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    179 ± 122
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    179 ± 111

College Park, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.12 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of College Park, GA employs 6.82k people. The largest industries in College Park, GA are Transportation & Warehousing (1,039 people), Accommodation & Food Services (940 people), and Retail Trade (666 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($102,895), Construction ($81,994), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($77,917).

Occupations

6.82k
2022 Value
± 855
−2.47%
1 Year decline
± 17.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in College Park, GA declined at a rate of −2.47%, from 7k employees to 6.82k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in College Park, GA, are Sales & Related Occupations (974 people), Management Occupations (807 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (802 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of College Park, GA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

6.82k
2022 Value
± 855
−2.47%
1 Year decline
± 17.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in College Park, GA declined at a rate of −2.47%, from 7k employees to 6.82k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in College Park, GA, are Transportation & Warehousing (1,039 people), Accommodation & Food Services (940 people), and Retail Trade (666 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of College Park, GA, though some of these residents may live in College Park, 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

$35,951
Median earning men ± $8,379
$29,965
Median earning women ± $8,709

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Construction ($81,994), Public Administration ($48,520), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($45,052).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($103,487), Manufacturing ($66,509), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($47,825).

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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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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.

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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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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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).

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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Housing & Living

The median property value in College Park, GA was $286,900 in 2022, which is 1.02 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $244,200 to $286,900, a 17.5% increase. The homeownership rate in College Park, GA is 23.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in College Park, GA have an average commute time of 24.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in College Park, GA is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Median household income in College Park, GA is $47,706. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in College Park, GA was Census Tract 106.01 with a value of $62,671, followed by Census Tract 123 and Census Tract 402.03, with respective values of $59,914 and $48,977.

Property

$286,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$29,862
$1,436
Median Property Taxes
±$288

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 College Park, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

23.9%
Homeownership
2022
72.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 23.9% of the housing units in College Park, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 25.1%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 106.01
  2. Census Tract 123
  3. Census Tract 402.03

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in College Park, GA was Census Tract 106.01 with a value of $62,671, followed by Census Tract 123 and Census Tract 402.03, with respective values of $59,914 and $48,977.

The following map shows all of the places in College Park, GA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$47,706
Median Household Income
± $7,037
6.02k
Number of Households
± 754

In 2022, the median household income of the 6.02k households in College Park, GA grew to $47,706 from the previous year's value of $43,554.

The following chart displays the households in College Park, 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 College Park, 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 (58.4%)
  2. Public Transit (12%)
  3. Carpooled (11.5%)

In 2022, 58.4% of workers in College Park, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who used public transit to get to work (12%) and those who carpooled to work (11.5%).

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

24.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in College Park, GA have a shorter commute time (24.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.76% of the workforce in College Park, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

1 car
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in College Park, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in College Park, GA have 1 car.

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Poverty & Diversity

18.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in College Park, GA (2.55k out of 14.1k 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 6 - 11, followed by Males 35 - 44 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in College Park, GA is Black, followed by Two Or More 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

82.8% of the population of College Park, GA has health coverage, with 34.3% on employee plans, 28.7% on Medicaid, 5.46% on Medicare, 13% on non-group plans, and 1.36% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Fulton County, GA see 899 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.553% decrease from the previous year (904 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1420 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 371 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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899 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Fulton County, GA

Primary care physicians in Fulton County, GA see an average of 899 patients per year. This represents a 0.553% decrease from the previous year (904 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Fulton 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 28.4% under 18 years, 26.4% between 18 and 34 years, 37.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 7.95% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 45.6% were men and 54.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

17.2%
Uninsured
34.3%
Employer Coverage
28.7%
Medicaid
5.46%
Medicare
13%
Non-Group
1.36%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in College Park, GA grew by 15.7% from 14.9% to 17.2%.

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