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Population

Geography April 1, 2010 Population Est. (as of July 1)
  Census Estimates Base 2010 2011 2012 
Cobb County, GA 688,078 688,076 689,695 697,366 707,442

 

Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division

Sex & Age

Source: U.S. Census, Population and Housing Narrative Profile: 2009-2011, American Community Survey 3-Year Estimates

 Demographics Characteristics
Estimate
Margin of Error
U.S.
% Margin of Error
Total population
684,468
*****
684,468
(X)
Male
333,420
+/-104
48.7%
+/-0.1
Female
351,048
+/-104
51.3%
+/-0.1
Median age (years)
35.2
+/-0.1
(X)
(X)
Under 5 years
49,532
+/-48
7.2%
+/-0.1
18 years and over
508,298
+/-50
74.3%
+/-0.1
65 years and over
58,478
+/-56
8.5%
+/-0.1

Race

Source: U.S. Census, Population and Housing Narrative Profile: 2009-2011, American Community Survey 3-Year Estimates

 Demographics Characteristics
Estimate
Margin of Error
U.S.
% Margin of Error
One race
672,033
+/-1,131
98.2%
+/-0.2
Two or more races
12,435
+/-1,131
1.8%
+/-0.2
One race
672,033
+/-1,131
98.2%
+/-0.2
White
431,175
+/-2,538
63.0%
+/-0.4
Black or African American
169,112
+/-1,293
24.7%
+/-0.2
American Indian & Alaska Native
1,755
+/-372
0.3%
+/-0.1
Asian
30,332
+/-540
4.4%
+/-0.1
Korean
4,023
+/-692
0.6%
+/-0.1
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific
390
+/-36
0.1%
+/-0.1
Two or more races
12,435
+/-1,131
1.8%
+/-0.2
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
82,452
*****
12.0%
*****

Employment Status

 Economic Characteristics
Estimate
Margin of Error
Percent
% Margin of Error

In labor force

385,023

+/-2,017

72.9%

+/-0.4
Civilian labor force
383,869
+/-2,052
72.7%
+/-0.4
Employed
351,300
+/-2,247
66.5%
+/-0.4
Unemployed
32,569
+/-1,513
6.2%
+/-0.3
Armed Forces
1,154
+/-283
0.2%
+/-0.1
Not in labor force
143,310
+/-1,998
27.1%
+/-0.4
Percent Unemployed
(X)
(X)
8.5%
+/-0.4

Commute Time

 Economic Characteristics
Estimate
Margin of Error
Percent
% Margin of Error

COMMUTING TO WORK
 
 
 
 
Mean travel time to work (minutes)
29.8
+/-0.3
(X)
(X)

Income and Benefits

 Economic Characteristics
Estimate
Margin of Error
Percent
% Margin of Error
Median household income (dollars)
65,423
+/-873
(X)
(X)
Mean household income (dollars)
87,529
+/-1,002
(X)
(X)
Mean earnings (dollars)
86,685
+/-1,029
(X)
(X)
Families
175,610
+/-1,716
175,610
(X)
Median family income (dollars)
79,887
+/-1,222
(X)
(X)
Mean family income (dollars)
101,882
+/-1,287
(X)
(X)
Per capita income (dollars)
33,514
+/-357
(X)
(X)

Population Below Poverty Level

 Economic Characteristics
Estimate
Margin of Error
Percent
% Margin of Error
All families
(X)
(X)
8.1%
+/-0.6
All people
(X)
(X)
11.3%
+/-0.5
In labor force
(X)
(X)
0
0
In labor force
(X)
(X)
0
0
In labor force
(X)
(X)
0
0

Housing Occupancy

 Housing Characteristics Estimate Margin of Error Percent % Margin of Error
Total housing units
285,273
+/-351
285,273
(X)
Occupied housing units
258,710
+/-1,309
90.7%
+/-0.4
Vacant housing units
26,563
+/-1,260
9.3%
+/-0.4
Homeowner vacancy rate
2.9
+/-0.4
 
(X)
 
(X)
Rental vacancy rate
11.2
+/-0.9
(X)
(X)

Housing Tenure

 Housing Characteristics Estimate Margin of Error Percent % Margin of Error
Owner-occupied
177,428
+/-1,577
68.6%
+/-0.5
Renter-occupied
81,282
+/-1,492
31.4%
+/-0.5
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.70
+/-0.02
(X)
(X)
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.44
+/-0.04
(X)
(X)