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POPULATION & WORKFORCE

Population

141,554

Population Density

288.8 People per Sq. Mile

Unemployment

3.7%

Median Household Income

$60,856

Workforce

72,783

Draw Area Manufacturing Employment

56,065

Union Workers

102

Union Companies

2

Source:Electric Cities of Georgia/ESRI 2017/Georgia Department of Labor

 

Area Workforce

County

Workforce

Employed

Unemployed

Unemployment

Rate

Carroll

55,179

52,746

2,433

4.4%

Coweta

72,783

70,101

2,682

3.7%

Fayette

58,148

55,995

2,153

3.7%

Heard

5,252

5,030

222

4.2%

Meriwether

9,193

8,734

459

5.0%

Spalding

28,676

27,213

1,463

5.1%

Troup

37,347

35,820

1,527

4.1%

Group Totals

266,578

255,639

10,939

4.1%

Source: Georgia Department of Labor - December 2017

Figures do not include Fulton County

 

Draw Area Population Trends

 

County

 

2011  Census

 

2013  Census

 

2016 Forecast

  2011-2016

percent change

Carroll

111,299

112,355

113,320

1.82%

Coweta

130,003

133,180

143,358

10.27%

Fayette

106,669

108,365

111,121

4.17%

Fulton

934,858

984,293

993,737

6.30%

Heard

11,839

11,558

12,058

1.85%

Meriwether

21,944

21,232

21,758

-0.85%

Spalding

64,163

63,829

65,752

2.48%

Troup

67,759

69,053

71,367

5.32%

Draw Area Total

1,448,534

1,503,865

1,532,471

5.79%

Georgia

9687,653

9,992,167

10,243,334

4.79%

Source: Select Georgia

 

Households

 

2000 Census

2010 Census

2017

Number of Households

31,442

45,527

50,745

Average Income

$61,955

$78,275

$80,793

Median Income

$52,874

$66,939

$60,856

Source: Select Georgia 

Additional Resources:

Coweta County Wage Report

(Source:  Georgia Department of Labor, www.dol.ga.gov)