Troup County, GA

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2022 Population
69,527
0.0633% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
37.2
0.813% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
19.2%
0.319% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$53,599
9.29% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$166,700
15% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
31,000
1.28% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Troup County, GA had a population of 69.5k people with a median age of 37.2 and a median household income of $53,599. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Troup County, GA grew from 69,483 to 69,527, a 0.0633% increase and its median household income grew from $49,042 to $53,599, a 9.29% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Troup County, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (55.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (36.1%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.4%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.1%), and White (Hispanic) (1.97%).

None of the households in Troup 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.

97.8% of the residents in Troup County, GA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Troup County, GA are Point University (200 degrees awarded in 2022) and LaGrange College (198 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Troup County, GA was $166,700, and the homeownership rate was 59.5%.

Most people in Troup County, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Troup County, GA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Troup County, GA is home to a population of 69.5k people, from which 97.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.81% of Troup County, GA residents were born outside of the country (2.65k people).

In 2022, there were 1.53 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (38.3k people) in Troup County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 25.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.67k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.8%
2022 Citizenship
98%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.8% of Troup County, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Troup County, GA was 98%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Troup County, GA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    38.3k ± 162
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    25.1k ± 547
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    1.67k ± 127
3.9%
Hispanic Population
2.71k people

In 2022, there were 1.53 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (38.3k people) in Troup County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 25.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.67k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.9% of the people in Troup County, GA are hispanic (2.71k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Troup 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

3.81%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.65k people
3.65%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.53k people

As of 2022, 3.81% of Troup County, GA residents (2.65k 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 Troup County, GA was 3.65%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,362 ± 256
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    792 ± 215
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    702 ± 209

Troup County, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.72 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Troup County, GA employs 31k people. The largest industries in Troup County, GA are Manufacturing (7,131 people), Retail Trade (4,208 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (3,516 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($57,554), Utilities ($54,846), and Construction ($47,237).

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

31k
2022 Value
± 1,546
1.28%
1 Year growth
± 7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Troup County, GA grew at a rate of 1.28%, from 30.6k employees to 31k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Troup County, GA, are Production Occupations (4,358 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,485 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (2,983 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Troup County, GA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

31k
2022 Value
± 1,546
1.28%
1 Year growth
± 7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Troup County, GA grew at a rate of 1.28%, from 30.6k employees to 31k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Troup County, GA, are Manufacturing (7,131 people), Retail Trade (4,208 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (3,516 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Troup County, GA, though some of these residents may live in Troup 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

$44,110
Median earning men ± $2,369
$31,785
Median earning women ± $2,545

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($61,563), Wholesale Trade ($60,020), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($58,814).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($50,975), Construction ($46,447), and Manufacturing ($43,111).

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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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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 455
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 414
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 360
    Manufacturing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Troup County, GA went to Donald J. Trump with 60.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (38.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.09%).

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.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Troup County, GA awarded 398 degrees. The student population of Troup County, GA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,339 male students and 1,355 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Troup County, GA are White (253 and 65.5%), followed by Black or African American (83 and 21.5%), Hispanic or Latino (20 and 5.18%), and Two or More Races (16 and 4.15%).

The largest universities in Troup County, GA by number of degrees awarded are Point University (200 and 50.3%) and LaGrange College (198 and 49.7%).

The most popular majors in Troup County, GA are General Business Administration & Management (48 and 12.1%), Registered Nursing (42 and 10.6%), and Curriculum & Instruction (26 and 6.53%).

The median tuition cost in Troup County, GA for private four year colleges is $26,975.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Troup County, GA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 37.3%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 34.4%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 2,694 (49.7% men and 50.3% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 2,694 students enrolled in Troup County, GA, 49.7% men and 50.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,447 records, of which 51.1% were women and 48.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 42 degrees awarded
  2. 38 degrees awarded
  3. 23 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Troup County, GA was Registered Nursing with 42 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 200 degrees awarded
  2. 198 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Point University with 200 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 150 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Troup County, GA, which is 0.605 times less than the 248 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 253 degrees mean that there were 3.05 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 83 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($26,975) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,025) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,500) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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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.

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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 Troup County, GA was $166,700 in 2022, which is 0.591 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $144,900 to $166,700, a 15% increase. The homeownership rate in Troup County, GA is 59.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Troup County, GA have an average commute time of 23.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Troup County, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Troup County, GA is $53,599. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Troup County, GA was Census Tract 9602.02 with a value of $78,004, followed by Census Tract 9603 and Census Tract 9602.01, with respective values of $76,250 and $68,732.

In 2022, 19% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Troup County, GA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 0.618%.

Property

$166,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$8,748
$15,218
Median Property Taxes
±$973

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

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Rent vs Own

59.5%
Homeownership
2022
63.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 59.5% of the housing units in Troup County, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 58.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9602.02
  2. Census Tract 9603
  3. Census Tract 9602.01

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Troup County, GA was Census Tract 9602.02 with a value of $78,004, followed by Census Tract 9603 and Census Tract 9602.01, with respective values of $76,250 and $68,732.

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

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Household Income

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$53,599
Median Household Income
± $1,882
25.6k
Number of Households
± 1,376

In 2022, the median household income of the 25.6k households in Troup County, GA grew to $53,599 from the previous year's value of $49,042.

The following chart displays the households in Troup 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 Troup 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 (82.7%)
  2. Carpooled (9.07%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.1%)

In 2022, 82.7% of workers in Troup County, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.07%) and those who worked at home (5.1%).

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Commute Time

23.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Troup County, GA have a shorter commute time (23.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.22% of the workforce in Troup County, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 19% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Troup County, GA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 0.618%.

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Poverty & Diversity

19.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Troup County, GA (13k out of 67.8k 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 18 - 24 and then Males 18 - 24.

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

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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 23.1% of the children was living in poverty in Troup County, GA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 9%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 332 in Troup County, GA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 8.64 per 100,000 population.

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Health

89.8% of the population of Troup County, GA has health coverage, with 49.2% on employee plans, 17.4% on Medicaid, 11% on Medicare, 10.9% on non-group plans, and 1.31% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Troup County, GA see 1840 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.8% decrease from the previous year (1893 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1633 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 688 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

1,840 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Troup County, GA

Primary care physicians in Troup County, GA see an average of 1,840 patients per year. This represents a 2.8% decrease from the previous year (1,893 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Troup 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 26% under 18 years, 21.5% between 18 and 34 years, 37.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.2% 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

10.2%
Uninsured
49.2%
Employer Coverage
17.4%
Medicaid
11%
Medicare
10.9%
Non-Group
1.31%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Troup County, GA declined by 4.12% from 10.7% to 10.2%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 63 in Troup 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 36.4% in Troup County, GA.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 16.6% in Troup County, GA.

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