Bulloch County, GA

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2022 Population
79,829
0.244% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
29.7
1.02% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
22.8%
1.21% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$53,675
6.11% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$172,500
13% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
36,155
3.28% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Bulloch County, GA had a population of 79.8k people with a median age of 29.7 and a median household income of $53,675. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Bulloch County, GA grew from 79,635 to 79,829, a 0.244% increase and its median household income grew from $50,583 to $53,675, a 6.11% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Bulloch County, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (62.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (27.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.22%), Two+ (Hispanic) (2.17%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.5%).

None of the households in Bulloch 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.

98% of the residents in Bulloch County, GA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Bulloch County, GA are Georgia Southern University (5,669 degrees awarded in 2022) and Ogeechee Technical College (1,294 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Bulloch County, GA was $172,500, and the homeownership rate was 51.8%.

Most people in Bulloch County, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Bulloch County, GA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Bulloch County, GA is home to a population of 79.8k people, from which 98% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.46% of Bulloch County, GA residents were born outside of the country (2.76k people).

In 2022, there were 2.27 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (50k people) in Bulloch County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 22k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.57k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98%
2022 Citizenship
97.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98% of Bulloch County, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Bulloch County, GA was 97.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Bulloch County, GA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    50k ± 165
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    22k ± 451
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2.57k ± 446
4.45%
Hispanic Population
3.55k people

In 2022, there were 2.27 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (50k people) in Bulloch County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 22k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.57k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.45% of the people in Bulloch County, GA are hispanic (3.55k 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

3.46%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.76k people
3.44%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.74k people

As of 2022, 3.46% of Bulloch County, GA residents (2.76k 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 Bulloch County, GA was 3.44%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,013 ± 291
  2. Vietnam
    934 ± 250
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    730 ± 278

Bulloch County, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.08 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Bulloch County, GA employs 36.2k people. The largest industries in Bulloch County, GA are Educational Services (5,966 people), Retail Trade (4,810 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (3,718 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($107,273), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($56,528), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($53,232).

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

36.2k
2022 Value
± 1,754
3.28%
1 Year growth
± 6.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Bulloch County, GA grew at a rate of 3.28%, from 35k employees to 36.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Bulloch County, GA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,043 people), Sales & Related Occupations (3,533 people), and Management Occupations (3,259 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Bulloch County, GA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

36.2k
2022 Value
± 1,754
3.28%
1 Year growth
± 6.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Bulloch County, GA grew at a rate of 3.28%, from 35k employees to 36.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Bulloch County, GA, are Educational Services (5,966 people), Retail Trade (4,810 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (3,718 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Bulloch County, GA, though some of these residents may live in Bulloch 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

$39,261
Median earning men ± $2,233
$26,784
Median earning women ± $1,880

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($66,969), Information ($58,300), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($49,242).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($69,957), Wholesale Trade ($67,830), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($49,512).

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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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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 670
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 390
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 311
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Bulloch County, GA went to Donald J. Trump with 61.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (37.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.51%).

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.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Bulloch County, GA awarded 6,963 degrees. The student population of Bulloch County, GA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 11,013 male students and 16,513 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Bulloch County, GA are White (4,225 and 61.6%), followed by Black or African American (1,801 and 26.3%), Hispanic or Latino (424 and 6.18%), and Two or More Races (236 and 3.44%).

The largest universities in Bulloch County, GA by number of degrees awarded are Georgia Southern University (5,669 and 81.4%) and Ogeechee Technical College (1,294 and 18.6%).

The most popular majors in Bulloch County, GA are General Business Administration & Management (371 and 5.33%), Registered Nursing (332 and 4.77%), and Kinesiology & Exercise Science (260 and 3.73%).

The median tuition cost in Bulloch County, GA for a public four year colleges is $4,371 for in-state students and $15,425 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Bulloch County, GA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 88.9%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 33.4%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 27,526 (40% men and 60% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 27,526 students enrolled in Bulloch County, GA, 40% men and 60% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 15,956 records, of which 58.1% were women and 41.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 205 degrees awarded
  2. 294 degrees awarded
  3. 239 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Bulloch County, GA was General Biological Sciences with 205 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Bulloch County, GA according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 5,669 degrees awarded
  2. 1,294 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Georgia Southern University with 5,669 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 2,607 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Bulloch County, GA, which is 0.598 times less than the 4,356 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 4,225 degrees mean that there were 2.35 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 1,801 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($4,371) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,534) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,434) 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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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 Bulloch County, GA was $172,500 in 2022, which is 0.612 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $152,600 to $172,500, a 13% increase. The homeownership rate in Bulloch County, GA is 51.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Bulloch County, GA have an average commute time of 24.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Bulloch County, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Bulloch County, GA is $53,675. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Bulloch County, GA was Census Tract 1101 with a value of $59,545, followed by Census Tract 1105 and Census Tract 1108, with respective values of $55,063 and $54,519.

In 2022, 20.8% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Bulloch County, GA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.15%.

Property

$172,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$10,577
$15,337
Median Property Taxes
±$1,073

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

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Rent vs Own

51.8%
Homeownership
2022
68.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 51.8% of the housing units in Bulloch County, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 53.1%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 1101
  2. Census Tract 1105
  3. Census Tract 1108

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Bulloch County, GA was Census Tract 1101 with a value of $59,545, followed by Census Tract 1105 and Census Tract 1108, with respective values of $55,063 and $54,519.

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

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Household Income

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$53,675
Median Household Income
± $2,647
29.6k
Number of Households
± 1,506

In 2022, the median household income of the 29.6k households in Bulloch County, GA grew to $53,675 from the previous year's value of $50,583.

The following chart displays the households in Bulloch 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 < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Bulloch 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.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (79.8%)
  2. Carpooled (9.14%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.73%)

In 2022, 79.8% of workers in Bulloch County, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.14%) and those who worked at home (6.73%).

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Commute Time

24.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Bulloch County, GA have a shorter commute time (24.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.96% of the workforce in Bulloch County, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 20.8% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Bulloch County, GA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.15%.

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Poverty & Diversity

22.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Bulloch County, GA (16.6k out of 72.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

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

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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 23.1% of the children was living in poverty in Bulloch County, GA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 8.1%.

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Crimes & Accidents

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In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 185 in Bulloch County, GA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 186 per 100,000 population.

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Health

88.1% of the population of Bulloch County, GA has health coverage, with 47.7% on employee plans, 15.8% on Medicaid, 9.51% on Medicare, 13.2% on non-group plans, and 1.93% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Bulloch County, GA see 1851 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.8% decrease from the previous year (1885 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2608 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 986 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.7% were men and 51.3% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,851 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Bulloch County, GA

Primary care physicians in Bulloch County, GA see an average of 1,851 patients per year. This represents a 1.8% decrease from the previous year (1,885 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Bulloch 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 23.2% under 18 years, 34.1% between 18 and 34 years, 31% between 35 and 64 years, and 11.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.7% were men and 51.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

11.9%
Uninsured
47.7%
Employer Coverage
15.8%
Medicaid
9.51%
Medicare
13.2%
Non-Group
1.93%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Bulloch County, GA declined by 1.24% from 12% to 11.9%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 64 in Bulloch 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 37.5% in Bulloch County, GA.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 16.7% in Bulloch County, GA.

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