Harris County, GA

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2022 Population
34,914
1.74% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
43.2
0.461% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
7.52%
23.9% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$85,936
4.49% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$273,200
14.7% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Harris County, GA had a population of 34.9k people with a median age of 43.2 and a median household income of $85,936. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Harris County, GA grew from 34,316 to 34,914, a 1.74% increase and its median household income grew from $82,244 to $85,936, a 4.49% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Harris County, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (75.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (15.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.44%), Other (Hispanic) (2.4%), and White (Hispanic) (1.7%).

None of the households in Harris 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.

99.4% of the residents in Harris County, GA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Harris County, GA was $273,200, and the homeownership rate was 89.2%.

Most people in Harris County, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Harris County, GA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Harris County, GA is home to a population of 34.9k people, from which 99.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.23% of Harris County, GA residents were born outside of the country (777 people).

In 2022, there were 4.88 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (26.4k people) in Harris County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.42k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.2k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.4%
2022 Citizenship
99.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.4% of Harris County, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Harris County, GA was 99.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Harris County, GA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    26.4k ± 66
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    5.42k ± 195
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.2k ± 205
4.44%
Hispanic Population
1.55k people

In 2022, there were 4.88 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (26.4k people) in Harris County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.42k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.2k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.44% of the people in Harris County, GA are hispanic (1.55k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Harris County, GA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.23%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
777 people
2.4%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
825 people

As of 2022, 2.23% of Harris County, GA residents (777 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 Harris County, GA was 2.4%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,128 ± 198
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,086 ± 253
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    607 ± 215

Harris County, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.04 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Harris County, GA employs 15.7k people. The largest industries in Harris County, GA are Educational Services (1,872 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,851 people), and Manufacturing (1,666 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($103,750), Finance & Insurance ($88,657), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($81,313).

Occupations

15.7k
2022 Value
± 988
0.955%
1 Year growth
± 8.67%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Harris County, GA grew at a rate of 0.955%, from 15.6k employees to 15.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Harris County, GA, are Management Occupations (1,893 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,828 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,502 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Harris County, GA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

15.7k
2022 Value
± 988
0.955%
1 Year growth
± 8.67%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Harris County, GA grew at a rate of 0.955%, from 15.6k employees to 15.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Harris County, GA, are Educational Services (1,872 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,851 people), and Manufacturing (1,666 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Harris County, GA, though some of these residents may live in Harris 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

$55,861
Median earning men ± $4,633
$39,861
Median earning women ± $5,688

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($93,490), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($82,054), and Wholesale Trade ($74,200).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($73,261), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($70,909), and Wholesale Trade ($63,902).

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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%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Georgia.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 138
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services
  2. 81
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 73
    Other Services, Except Public Administration

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Harris County, GA went to Donald J. Trump with 71.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (27.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.08%).

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

Awarded Degrees over Time

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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.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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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).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Harris County, GA was $273,200 in 2022, which is 0.969 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $238,200 to $273,200, a 14.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Harris County, GA is 89.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Harris County, GA have an average commute time of 26.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Harris County, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Harris County, GA is $85,936. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Harris County, GA was Census Tract 1204.01 with a value of $96,762, followed by Census Tract 1202 and Census Tract 1201.98, with respective values of $77,938 and $66,902.

Property

$273,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$10,993
$10,890
Median Property Taxes
±$738

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 Harris County, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

89.2%
Homeownership
2022
67.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 89.2% of the housing units in Harris County, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 88.5%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 1204.01
  2. Census Tract 1202
  3. Census Tract 1201.98

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Harris County, GA was Census Tract 1204.01 with a value of $96,762, followed by Census Tract 1202 and Census Tract 1201.98, with respective values of $77,938 and $66,902.

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

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Household Income

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$85,936
Median Household Income
± $6,546
12.2k
Number of Households
± 861

In 2022, the median household income of the 12.2k households in Harris County, GA grew to $85,936 from the previous year's value of $82,244.

The following chart displays the households in Harris 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Harris 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.

This chart shows the number of workers in Georgia across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (81.5%)
  2. Carpooled (8.98%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.82%)

In 2022, 81.5% of workers in Harris County, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.98%) and those who worked at home (7.82%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

26.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Harris County, GA have a shorter commute time (26.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.3% of the workforce in Harris County, 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 Harris County, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Harris County, GA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

7.52% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Harris County, GA (2.59k out of 34.4k 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 45 - 54, followed by Males 45 - 54 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Harris County, 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

93.3% of the population of Harris County, GA has health coverage, with 47.4% on employee plans, 9.58% on Medicaid, 11.8% on Medicare, 16.8% on non-group plans, and 7.82% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Harris County, GA see 2710 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.19% increase from the previous year (2652 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 6013 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 4510 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.2% were men and 49.8% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,710 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Harris County, GA

Primary care physicians in Harris County, GA see an average of 2,710 patients per year. This represents a 2.19% increase from the previous year (2,652 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Harris 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 23.3% under 18 years, 16.6% between 18 and 34 years, 41.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.2% were men and 49.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.7%
Uninsured
47.4%
Employer Coverage
9.58%
Medicaid
11.8%
Medicare
16.8%
Non-Group
7.82%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Harris County, GA grew by 10.7% from 6.05% to 6.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Harris County, GA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 53.5 in Harris 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 32.4% in Harris County, GA.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 10.9% in Harris County, GA.

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