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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

74,707

Draw Area Manufacturing Employment

61,975

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

56,588

54,272

2,316

4.1%

Coweta

74,707

72,038

2,669

3.6%

Fayette

59,224

57,151

2,073

3.5%

Heard

5,278

5,067

211

4.0%

Meriwether

9,292

8,808

484

5.2%

Spalding

29,271

27,881

1,390

4.7%

Troup

37,722

36,200

1,522

4.0%

Group Totals

272,082

261,417

10,665

3.9%

Source: Georgia Department of Labor -July 2018

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)