Demorest, GA

Census Place

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2022 Population
2,293
7.5% 1-year decline
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
24.7
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
11.1%
23.5% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$59,500
34% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$176,800
33.1% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
1,015
6.28% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Demorest, GA had a population of 2.29k people with a median age of 24.7 and a median household income of $59,500. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Demorest, GA declined from 2,479 to 2,293, a −7.5% decrease and its median household income grew from $44,412 to $59,500, a 34% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Demorest, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (77%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.68%), Two+ (Hispanic) (7.5%), White (Hispanic) (3.27%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.61%).

None of the households in Demorest, 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.

98.4% of the residents in Demorest, GA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Demorest, GA are Piedmont University (890 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Demorest, GA was $176,800, and the homeownership rate was 48.5%.

Most people in Demorest, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Demorest, GA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Demorest, GA is home to a population of 2.29k people, from which 98.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.14% of Demorest, GA residents were born outside of the country (72 people).

In 2022, there were 10 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.77k people) in Demorest, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 176 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 172 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.4%
2022 Citizenship
97.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.4% of Demorest, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Demorest, GA was 97.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Demorest, GA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.77k ± 486
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    176 ± 107
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    172 ± 168
12.2%
Hispanic Population
280 people

In 2022, there were 10 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.77k people) in Demorest, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 176 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 172 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

12.2% of the people in Demorest, GA are hispanic (280 people).

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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

3.14%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
72 people
3.83%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
95 people

As of 2022, 3.14% of Demorest, GA residents (72 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 Demorest, GA was 3.83%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    37 ± 33
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    20 ± 37
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    10 ± 17

Demorest, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.85 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Demorest, GA employs 1.02k people. The largest industries in Demorest, GA are Accommodation & Food Services (199 people), Retail Trade (125 people), and Educational Services (102 people), and the highest paying industries are Other Services Except Public Administration ($77,795), Construction ($54,583), and Public Administration ($43,802).

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

1.02k
2022 Value
± 239
6.28%
1 Year growth
± 31%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Demorest, GA grew at a rate of 6.28%, from 955 employees to 1.02k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Demorest, GA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (235 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (104 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (99 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Demorest, GA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.02k
2022 Value
± 239
6.28%
1 Year growth
± 31%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Demorest, GA grew at a rate of 6.28%, from 955 employees to 1.02k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Demorest, GA, are Accommodation & Food Services (199 people), Retail Trade (125 people), and Educational Services (102 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Demorest, GA, though some of these residents may live in Demorest, 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

$34,063
Median earning men ± $13,374
$27,854
Median earning women ± $6,888

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Other Services Except Public Administration ($77,864), Construction ($54,583), and Public Administration ($44,313).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($34,412), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($28,789), and Public Administration ($26,875).

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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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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.

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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

In 2022, universities in Demorest, GA awarded 890 degrees. The student population of Demorest, GA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 521 male students and 1,322 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Demorest, GA are White (685 and 77.5%), followed by Black or African American (102 and 11.5%), Hispanic or Latino (47 and 5.32%), and Unknown (32 and 3.62%).

The largest universities in Demorest, GA by number of degrees awarded are Piedmont University (890 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Demorest, GA are Curriculum & Instruction (373 and 41.9%), Elementary Education & Teaching (124 and 13.9%), and Registered Nursing (60 and 6.74%).

The median tuition cost in Demorest, GA for private four year colleges is $28,970.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Demorest, GA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 64.4%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 20.1%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 1,843 (28.3% men and 71.7% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 1,843 students enrolled in Demorest, GA, 28.3% men and 71.7% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,255 records, of which 71.5% were women and 28.5% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 7 degrees awarded
  2. 6 degrees awarded
  3. 354 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Post-Masters Certificate recipients in Demorest, GA was Art Teacher Education with 7 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
890 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Piedmont University with 890 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 197 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Demorest, GA, which is 0.284 times less than the 693 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 685 degrees mean that there were 6.72 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 102 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 ($28,970) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($220) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,544) 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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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).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Demorest, GA was $176,800 in 2022, which is 0.627 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $132,800 to $176,800, a 33.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Demorest, GA is 48.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Demorest, GA have an average commute time of 19.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Demorest, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$176,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$25,287
$301
Median Property Taxes
±$92

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

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Rent vs Own

48.5%
Homeownership
2022
59.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 48.5% of the housing units in Demorest, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 46.7%.

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Income by Location

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$59,500
Median Household Income
± $23,271
620
Number of Households
± 147

In 2022, the median household income of the 620 households in Demorest, GA grew to $59,500 from the previous year's value of $44,412.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Demorest, 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 (69.1%)
  2. Carpooled (16.3%)
  3. Worked At Home (10.7%)

In 2022, 69.1% of workers in Demorest, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (16.3%) and those who worked at home (10.7%).

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Commute Time

19.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Demorest, GA have a shorter commute time (19.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.229% of the workforce in Demorest, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Demorest, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Demorest, GA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Demorest, GA (199 out of 1.79k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 65 - 74, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Demorest, GA is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

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

90.6% of the population of Demorest, GA has health coverage, with 49.9% on employee plans, 16.1% on Medicaid, 11.8% on Medicare, 11.9% on non-group plans, and 0.959% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Habersham County, GA see 2060 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.145% decrease from the previous year (2063 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2193 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2302 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,060 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Habersham County, GA

Primary care physicians in Habersham County, GA see an average of 2,060 patients per year. This represents a 0.145% decrease from the previous year (2,063 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Habersham 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 31.7% under 18 years, 28% between 18 and 34 years, 25.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.8% 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

9.42%
Uninsured
49.9%
Employer Coverage
16.1%
Medicaid
11.8%
Medicare
11.9%
Non-Group
0.959%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Demorest, GA declined by 5.84% from 10% to 9.42%.

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