Cobb County Government

Census Statistics: Economic Status

    2010   2011   2012   % differ. between 2011, '12
 
Retail Sales (4) (BOC fiscal   year)       $11,281,041,413      $11,643,689,388      $11,640,386,055      0.02 % decrease
 
 
Employment (2)  Figures are from November of Each Year
                 
Labor Force   366,264   371,482   379,715   2.2% increase
Residents Employed   330,930   340,340   352,152   3.5% increase
Unemployment Rates   9.6%   8.4%   7.3%   13% decrease
 
Cobb County’s unemployment rate is below the State rate of 8.5% and the National rate of 7.7% for the same time period.
 
 
Income(current$) (3)                
Projected Income Per Capita   $44,665   $46,616   $48,701   4.5% increase
Median Household Income (7)   $66,515   $62,893   $65,423   4% increase
 
 
Bank Deposits (1)
(as of June 30 each yr)
  $  9,467,972     $9,489,929   $10,102,532    6.5% increase
 
 
Credit Rating   Triple AAA   Triple AAA   Triple AAA   16 Years Running
 
 
Tax Rates   9.60 mills   11.11 mills   11.11mills   There is no change.
 
 
Crime Rate (per 1,000 Population)   17.8   17.3   Available Mid-July 2013   2.8% decrease between 2010 and 2011
 
 
Residential Single Family Homes New Median Price (6)   $261,007   $249,817   Available March 2013   4.3% decrease between 2010 and 2011
 
Residential Single Family Homes Existing Median Price 6)   $149,000   $118,000   Available March 2013   21% decrease between 2010 and 2011