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Georgia : What you need to know

Home to 1,700 internationally headquartered facilities representing 43 countries, Georgia has a variety of industries such as textiles, mining, agriculture and technology. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International is the world's busiest airport, and Georgia features one of the largest military presences in the country. Best places to live in Georgia include Augusta, Savannah, Columbus and Macon, and The Peach State has nearly 50 state parks and pro sports like the Atlanta Braves, Falcons and Hawks.

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Quick Facts about GA

Population 10,006,693
Latest Population Increase 10.00%
Median Household Income $49,620
Median Home Price $148,100
Median Property Tax $1,346
Median Rent $63

Employment Rate in GA

  Employed 94.7%
  Unemployed 5.3%

Race in GA

  Ethnicity White 60.2%
  Ethnicity Black 30.9%
  Ethnicity Asian 3.6%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 9.1%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.3%
  Ethnicity Other 2.8%

Employment Rate in GA

  Employed 94.7%
  Unemployed 5.3%

Educational Levels in GA

  Bachelor's Degree 18.1%
  Associate's Degree 7.2%
  Graduate or Professional Degree 10.7%
  High School Graduate 28.4%
  Some College, No Degree 21%
  Percent Bachelor's Degree or Higher 28.8%
  Percent High School Graduate or Higher 85.4%

Industry in GA

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting and Mining 1.2%
Construction 6.3%
Manufacturing 10.7%
Wholesale Trade 2.9%
Retail Trade 11.9%
Transportation and Warehousing, and Utilities 6%
Information 2.5%
Finance and Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 6.3%
Professional, Scientific and Management and Administrative and Waste 11.6%
Educational Services and Health Care and Social Assistance 21%
Arts, Entertainment and recreation and Accommodation and food Services 9.3%
Other Services, Except Public Administration 5%
Public Administration 5.3%

Housing in GA

  Homes Rent 63.3%
  Homes Owned 36.7%

Georgia Rankings

Best places to Live in Georgia

Title Population Median Home Price Median Household Income
Atlanta 448,901 $209,200 $47,527
Columbus 200,285 $134,500 $42,306
Augusta 196,635 $101,900 $37,337
Macon 154,608 $118,800 $36,568
Savannah 142,919 $142,000 $36,466
Athens 119,684 $150,500 $32,010
Sandy Springs 100,691 $415,600 $63,917
Roswell 93,471 $297,000 $82,150
Johns Creek 82,203 $333,300 $105,417
Albany 76,466 $98,200 $29,676
Warner Robins 72,520 $110,000 $42,795
Alpharetta 62,054 $327,000 $92,839
Marietta 58,906 $211,500 $44,953
Valdosta 56,504 $125,700 $29,336
Smyrna 53,829 $216,000 $62,363
Brookhaven 50,812 $368,300 $69,277
Dunwoody 47,727 $367,800 $79,959
Peachtree Corners 39,910 $280,100 $65,319
Mableton 39,589 $151,800 $54,919
Gainesville 37,115 $139,200 $40,706