Cobb County Government

Demographics

Population: 741,334

 

Age: Average 35.4 years of age in 2010

Age Ranges:

< 19 years: 27.6%

20 – 64 years: 62.3%

> 65 years: 10.1 %

Civilian employed population 16 years and over: 366,793

 

Median household income for Cobb County: $65,508

Per capita income for Cobb:  $33,778

 

Race:

White 53.1% | African American 26.6% | Hispanic (of any race) 12.8% | Asian 5.2% | Other 2.2%  source: neighborhoodnexus, 2015

 

Education

Educational Attainment: Percent high school graduate or higher 91.0%

Population 25 years and over:

High School Graduates:  19.5% or 92,335

Associate’s Degree: 7.1% or 33,500

Bachelor’s Degree:  29.2% or 138,291

Graduate or Professional degree: 14.9 % or 70,751

 

Cobb County School System

Information as of 10/5/2017

Enrollment:

  • 112,831*
  • 2nd largest district in Georgia
  • 23rd largest in United States

Student Demographics*

  • White - 38.1%
  • Black - 31.2%
  • Hispanic - 12.6%
  • Asian - 5.5%
  • Multi-Racial - 3.6%
  • American Indian - <1%
  • Pacific Islander - <1%

Graduation Rate:

  • 83.8% (2016)