E.g., 09/29/2016
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State Income Data - GA

Georgia

Income & Poverty
2014
2000
1990
Poverty

Note: Poverty status is not determined for unrelated individuals under the age of 15 (such as foster children) or for persons lacking conventional housing.

Note: The term "foreign born" refers to people residing in the United States at the time of the population survey who were not U.S. citizens at birth. The foreign-born population includes naturalized U.S. citizens, lawful permanent immigrants (or green-card holders), refugees and asylees, certain legal nonimmigrants (including those on student, work, or some other temporary visas), and persons residing in the country without authorization.

Foreign Born
Population (for whom poverty status is determined) (%)

Note: Data for Alaska, Maine, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Vermont, West Virginia, and Wyoming are from Census Bureau pooled 2010-2014 American Community Survey (ACS). Data for the United States overall and for remaining states are from the 2014 ACS.

976,051
Below 100% of the poverty level 18.9%
100-199% of the poverty level 25.1%
At or above 200% of the poverty level 56.0%
People in Poverty: Change over Time  
% change: 2000-2014 101.2%
% change: 1990-2000 300.5%
% Families in Poverty by Family Type

Note: Data for Alaska, Maine, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Vermont, West Virginia, and Wyoming are from Census Bureau pooled 2010-2014 American Community Survey (ACS). Data for the United States overall and for remaining states are from the 2014 ACS.

 
All families (among those for whom poverty status is determined) 19.8%
With related children under age 18
25.7%
With related children under age 5
18.7%
Married-couple families 16.1%
With related children under age 18
21.0%
With related children under age 5
12.2%
Families with female householder, no husband present 34.7%
With related children under age 18
40.6%
With related children under age 5
41.0%
Poverty by U.S. Citizenship Status (among the foreign born)  
Naturalized citizens 406,253
Below 100% of the poverty level
9.8%
100-199% of the poverty level
19.3%
At or above 200% of the poverty level
70.9%
Noncitizens 569,798
Below 100% of the poverty level
25.4%
100-199% of the poverty level
29.2%
At or above 200% of the poverty level
45.4%
Foreign Born Living in Poverty by Region of Birth

Note: The letter N Indicates that a number could not be provided by the Census Bureau because the number of sample cases was too small for this state.

 
Born in Africa 88,780
Below 100% of the poverty level
18.3%
Born in Asia 273,680
Below 100% of the poverty level
12.0%
Born in Europe 87,324
Below 100% of the poverty level
8.8%
Born in Latin America (South America, Central America, Mexico, and the Caribbean) 501,999
Below 100% of the poverty level
25.0%
Born in Northern America (Canada, Bermuda, Greenland, and St. Pierre and Miquelon) 20,136
Below 100% of the poverty level
9.8%
Born in Oceania 4,132
Below 100% of the poverty level
N

Note: The term "U.S. born" refers to people residing in the United States who were U.S. citizens in one of three categories: people born in one of the 50 states or the District of Columbia; people born in U.S. Insular Areas such as Puerto Rico or Guam; or people who were born abroad to at least one U.S. citizen parent.

U.S. Born
Population (for whom poverty status is determined) (%) 8,847,808
Below 100% of the poverty level 18.2%
100-199% of the poverty level 19.6%
At or above 200% of the poverty level 62.2%
People in Poverty: Change over Time  
% change: 2000-2011 71.3%
% change: 1990-2000 7.4%
% Families in Poverty by Family Type  
All families (among those for whom poverty status is determined) 13.3%
With related children under age 18
20.4%
With related children under age 5
20.3%
Married-couple families 5.4%
With related children under age 18
7.1%
With related children under age 5
6.6%
Families with female householder, no husband present 34.2%
With related children under age 18
43.5%
With related children under age 5
46.6%
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
Foreign Born
Population (for whom poverty status is determined) (%) 573,082
Below 100% of the poverty level 16.0%
100-199% of the poverty level 23.5%
At or above 200% of the poverty level 60.5%
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
U.S. Born
Population (for whom poverty status is determined) (%) 7,401,155
Below 100% of the poverty level 12.7%
100-199% of the poverty level 17.1%
At or above 200% of the poverty level 70.2%
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
Foreign Born
Population (for whom poverty status is determined) (%) 164,716
Below 100% of the poverty level 13.9%
100-199% of the poverty level 19.3%
At or above 200% of the poverty level 66.8%
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
U.S. Born
Population (for whom poverty status is determined) (%) 6,120,631
Below 100% of the poverty level 14.3%
100-199% of the poverty level 18.7%
At or above 200% of the poverty level 67.0%
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
 
Population (age 5 and older)
 
 
Poverty by Language Spoken at Home Number
Household population (among those for whom poverty status is determined, age 5 and older) 9,181,095
Below 100% of the poverty level 1,606,732
Speaks only English
7,927,075
Below 100% of the poverty level 1,320,999
Speaks Spanish
738,165
Below 100% of the poverty level 216,111
Speaks other Indo-European languages
226,875
Below 100% of the poverty level 26,582
Speaks Asian or Pacific Island languages
210,892
Below 100% of the poverty level 26,127
Speaks other languages
78,088
Below 100% of the poverty level 16,913
%
Household population (among those for whom poverty status is determined, age 5 and older) 100%
Below 100% of the poverty level 17.5%
Speaks only English 100%
Below 100% of the poverty level 16.7%
Speaks only Spanish 100%
Below 100% of the poverty level 29.3%
Speaks other Indo-European languages 100%
Below 100% of the poverty level 11.7%
Speaks Asian or Pacific Island languages 100%
Below 100% of the poverty level 12.4%
Speaks other languages 100%
Below 100% of the poverty level 21.7%
 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
Earnings

Note: Data for Alaska, Maine, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Vermont, West Virginia, and Wyoming are from Census Bureau pooled 2010-2014 American Community Survey (ACS). Data for the United States overall and for remaining states are from the 2014 ACS.

Foreign Born
Full-Time, Year-Round Workers (age 16 and older). Earnings in the Current Year Inflation-Adjusted Dollars (%) 454,402
Earned $1-$9,999, or incurred a loss 1.9%
Earned $10,000-$14,999 6.3%
Earned $15,000-$24,999 26.6%
Earned $25,000-$34,999 19.0%
Earned $35,000-$49,999 15.8%
Earned $50,000-$74,999 14.4%
Earned $75,000 or more 16.0%
Full-Time, Year-Round Workers (age 16 and older) Earnings in the Current Year Inflation-Adjusted Dollars (%) by U.S. Citizenship  
Naturalized citizens (%) 206,993
Earned $1-$9,999, or incurred a loss
1.7%
Earned $10,000-$14,999
3.7%
Earned $15,000-$24,999
18.3%
Earned $25,000-$34,999
16.4%
Earned $35,000-$49,999
17.9%
Earned $50,000-$74,999
19.1%
Earned $75,000 or more
22.8%
Noncitizens (%) 247,409
Earned $1-$9,999, or incurred a loss
2.1%
Earned $10,000-$14,999
8.4%
Earned $15,000-$24,999
33.5%
Earned $25,000-$34,999
21.1%
Earned $35,000-$49,999
13.9%
Earned $50,000-$74,999
10.5%
Earned $75,000 or more
10.4%
Median Earnings of Full-Time, Year-Round Workers (age 16 and older) in the Current Year Inflation-Adjusted Dollars by Gender Foreign Born
Male $32,316
Female $30,272
Median Earnings of Foreign-Born Full-Time, Year-Round Workers (age 16 and older) in the Current Year Inflation-Adjusted Dollars by U.S. Citizenship Status and Gender  
Naturalized citizens  
Male
$47,643
Female
$36,194
Noncitizens  
Male
$27,245
Female
$24,841
U.S. Born
Earnings of Full-Time, Year-Round Workers (age 16 and older) in the Current Year Inflation-Adjusted Dollars (%) 2,792,788
Earned $1-$9,999, or incurred a loss 2.1%
Earned $10,000-$14,999 4.4%
Earned $15,000-$24,999 14.6%
Earned $25,000-$34,999 17.7%
Earned $35,000-$49,999 21.1%
Earned $50,000-$74,999 20.4%
Earned $75,000 or more 19.7%
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Native Born Native Born
Male $46,576
Female $37,078
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
Median Household Income

Note: Data for Alaska, Maine, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Vermont, West Virginia, and Wyoming are from Census Bureau pooled 2010-2014 American Community Survey (ACS). Data for the United States overall and for remaining states are from the 2014 ACS.

Foreign Born
Median Household Income $47,181
Median Household Income by U.S. Citizenship Status  
Naturalized citizens $58,793
Noncitizens $37,591
U.S. Born
Median Household Income $49,638
   
   
   
 
   
   
   
   
 
   
   
   
   
 
   
   
   
   
 
   
   
   
   
Home Ownership Rate

Note: 1) Refers to the percentage owner households represent among all occupied households. 2) Data for Alaska, Maine, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Vermont, West Virginia, and Wyoming are from Census Bureau pooled 2010-2014 American Community Survey (ACS). Data for the United States overall and for remaining states are from the 2014 ACS. 3) The letter N Indicates that a number could not be provided by the Census Bureau because the number of sample cases was too small for this state.

Foreign Born
Home Ownership Rate 55.1%
Home Ownership Rate by Householder's U.S. Citizenship Status  
Naturalized citizens 73.3%
Noncitizens 37.3%
U.S. Born
Home Ownership Rate 63.1%
   
   
   
 
   
   
   
   
 
   
   
   
   
 
   
   
   
   
 
   
   
   
   
Health Insurance Coverage

Note: Since some people may hold both private and public health insurance coverage at the same time, estimates of those with public health insurance and those with public coverage may overlap. Their sum therefore may be greater than the total number of people with health insurance.

Foreign Born
Civilian noninstitutionalized population (%) 982,307
With health insurance 61.3%
With private health insurance
52.9%
With public coverage
13.0%
No health insurance coverage 38.7%
Health Insurance Coverage by U.S. Citizenship Status  
Naturalized Citizens (%) 406,408
With health insurance 83.4%
With private health insurance
71.2%
With public coverage
21.0%
No health insurance coverage 16.6%
Noncitizens (%) 575,899
With health insurance 45.7%
With private health insurance
39.9%
With public coverage
7.3%
No health insurance coverage 54.3%
U.S. Born
Civilian noninstitutionalized population (%) 8,924,571
With health insurance 86.7%
With private health insurance
64.3%
With public coverage
32.3%
No health insurance coverage 13.3%
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

Sources: Migration Policy Institute tabulations of data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey (ACS) and Decennial Census. Unless stated otherwise, 2014 data are from the one-year ACS file. For information about ACS definitions, methodology, sampling error, and nonsampling error, click here. Estimates from 1990 and 2000 Decennial Census data as well as ACS microdata are from Steven Ruggles, Matthew Sobek, Trent Alexander, Catherine A. Fitch, Ronald Goeken, Patricia Kelly Hall, Miriam King, and Chad Ronnander, "Integrated Public Use Microdata Series: Version 4.0" (Machine-readable database, Minnesota Population Center [producer and distributor], 2011).

Definitions

  • The term "foreign born" refers to people residing in the United States at the time of the population survey who were not U.S. citizens at birth. The foreign-born population includes naturalized U.S. citizens, lawful permanent immigrants (or green-card holders), refugees and asylees, certain legal nonimmigrants (including those on student, work, or some other temporary visas), and persons residing in the country without authorization.
  • The term "U.S. born" refers to people residing in the United States who were U.S. citizens in one of three categories: people born in one of the 50 states or the District of Columbia; people born in U.S. Insular Areas such as Puerto Rico or Guam; or people who were born abroad to at least one U.S. citizen parent.
  • Poverty status is not determined for unrelated individuals under the age of 15 (such as foster children) or for persons lacking conventional housing. 
  • The term “home ownership rate” refers to the percentage owner households represent among all occupied households.

Data-related notes

  • The letter N Indicates that a number could not be provided by the Census Bureau because the number of sample cases was too small for this state.
  • For “Poverty,” “Earnings,” “Median Household Income,” and “Home Ownership Rate”: Data for Alaska, Maine, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Vermont, West Virginia, and Wyoming are from the Census Bureau's pooled 2010-2014 American Community Survey (ACS). Data for the United States overall and for the remaining states are from the 2014 ACS.
  • “Health Insurance Coverage”: Since some people may hold both private and public health insurance coverage at the same time, estimates of those with public health insurance and those with public coverage may overlap. Their sum therefore may be greater than the total number of people with health insurance.