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Dalton, GA Metro Area


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2022 population: 143,604   ( 1,377 from 2010)
Land area: 634.9 square miles
Population density: 226.2 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:89,881 62.59% 7.8%
Black:4,1062.86% 6.8%
Indian:3370.23% 23.0%
Asian:1,8751.31% 30.9%
2+ races:1,8131.26% 24.3%
Hispanic:45,59231.75% 21.2%
Total non-White:53,72337.41% 20.1%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:3,743 13.1
Deaths:3,63912.7
Net Migration: 3931.4
Net Immigration: 1940.7
Change in White population:-7,603 -5.3
Change in Non-White pop.:8,980 6.3




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
142,227
97,48468.54%
3,8432.70%
2740.19%
1,4321.01%
1,4581.03%
37,62526.45%
44,74331.46%

2000
120,031
94,22878.50%
3,2572.71%
2750.23%
8540.71%
9070.76%
20,42517.02%
25,80321.50%

1990
98,609
92,79094.10%
2,9683.01%
2300.23%
3090.31%
n/a
2,3122.34%
5,8195.90%

1980
85,474
81,86295.77%
2,5653.00%
2240.26%
2470.29%
n/a
5700.67%
3,6124.23%

1970
68,094
65,43096.09%
2,3583.46%
420.06%
240.04%
n/a
2300.34%
2,664 3.91%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
22,582 18.8
9,1747.6
-6,348-5.3
7,8116.5
3,256 2.7
18,940 15.8
1990's
NumberRate
18,962 19.2
8,3138.4
7,5507.7
2,8712.9
1,438 1.5
19,984 20.3
1980's
NumberRate
14,176 16.6
6,715 7.9
6,196 7.2
n/a
10,928 12.8
2,207 2.6
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
7,994 11.7
n/a
16,432 24.1
948 1.4

Age, Family & Household Data for Dalton, GA Metro Area

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
37.3
35,853 25.0%
107,751 75.0%
20,613 14.4%
50,656
2.79
36,789 72.6%
26,237 71.3%
3,781 10.3%
13,867 27.4%

2010
NumberPercent
34.6
39,931 28.1%
102,296 71.9%
15,731 11.1%
49,260
2.86
36,767 74.6%
27,108 73.7%
3,540 9.6%
12,493 25.4%

2000
NumberPercent
33.0
32,836 27.4%
87,195 72.6%
11,576 9.6%
42,667
2.79
32,650 76.5%
26,205 80.3%
2,473 7.6%
10,017 23.5%

1990
NumberPercent
31.8
26,266 26.6%
72,343 73.4%
9,309 9.4%
36,309
2.69
28,242 77.8%
23,685 83.9%
1,775 6.3%
8,067 22.2%

1980
NumberPercent
28.6
26,959 31.5%
58,515 68.5%
7,179 8.4%
28,960
2.93
23,731 81.9%
20,532 86.5%
1,366 5.8%
5,229 18.1%

2022 Housing Data for Dalton, GA Metro Area

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units55,293 
Median Value$168,806 
Occupied50,65691.6%
Vacant4,6378.4%
Owned35,25169.6%
Rented15,40530.4%
Median Rent$835 
Single-Family Units36,77866.5%
    Detached35,10163.5%
    Attached1,6773.0%
Buldings with 5+ Units4,6608.4%
Mobile Homes9,88917.9%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Dalton, GA Metro Area

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0001,8843.7%
$10,000 to $14,9992,2144.4%
$15,000 to $19,9992,1744.3%
$20,000 to $24,9992,6055.1%
$25,000 to $29,9992,6505.2%
$30,000 to $34,9992,8065.5%
$35,000 to $39,9992,5965.1%
$40,000 to $44,9992,3814.7%
$45,000 to $49,9991,7793.5%
$50,000 to $59,9994,2338.4%
$60,000 to $74,9995,38310.6%
$75,000 to $99,9997,89015.6%
$100,000 to $124,9994,5839.0%
$125,000 to $149,9992,6175.2%
$150,000 to $199,9992,4374.8%
$200,000 or more2,4244.8%
Median Household Income59,940 
Per Capita Income28,238 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to U.S.77 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI3,3546.6%
Public Assistance9131.8%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps5,51810.9%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed40,70066.0%
Unemployed3,0895.0%
In Armed Forces130.0%
Total Labor Force43,80271.0%
Not in Labor Force17,85529.0%
Real Unemployment Rate 34.0%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector29,87621,59858.0%
Non-Profit8582,12928.7%
Self-Employed2,4831,57261.2%
Local Government1,8573,14337.1%
State Government41585432.7%
Federal Government24518956.5%
Total Private + Self32,35923,17058.3%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.3,3756,31534.8%
Total35,73429,48554.8%
Pct. Govt.10.3%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts7,00710.7%
Sales and Office Occupations12,78519.6%
Professional, Technical9,63214.8%
Service Occupations8,40012.9%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing4300.7%
All others27,47742.1%
White Collar 45.1%
Industry
 Number%
Manufacturing23,74450.1%
Retail trade5,98912.6%
Health care and social assistance5,58811.8%
Educational services4,7109.9%
Accommodation and food services4,0428.5%
Construction3,9018.2%
Other services3,1846.7%
Transportation and warehousing2,6775.6%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.2,3525.0%
Professional, scientific, technical1,7773.7%
Wholesale trade1,4123.0%
Public administration1,3792.9%
Finance and insurance1,2562.6%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting1,0022.1%
Information6131.3%
Arts, entertainment, recreation5621.2%
Real estate and rental and leasing5481.2%
Utilities4320.9%
Management760.2%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction570.1%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Dalton, GA Metro Area

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican34,83724.35%
Puerto Rican9310.65%
Cuban1,4981.05%
Dominican3700.26%
Total Central American5,3583.74%
Costa Rican1910.13%
Guatemalan2,1971.54%
Honduran6430.45%
Nicaraguan2780.19%
Panamanian00.00%
Salvadoran1,9891.39%
Other Central American600.04%
Total South American6210.43%
Argentinean00.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian1810.13%
Ecuadorian510.04%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian2060.14%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan1830.13%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic6390.45%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Indian6780.47%
Vietnamese4570.32%
Korean2210.15%
Japanese1580.11%
Chinese1300.09%
Filipino670.05%
Singaporean510.04%
Thai250.02%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English100,63275.0%
Spanish31,98823.8%
Other Indo-European5000.4%
Vietnamese2730.2%
Korean2280.2%
Other Asian1770.1%
German, other Germanic1230.1%
Chinese930.1%
Tagalog560.0%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
English35,60324.9%
American11,4188.0%
Irish9,5266.7%
German5,5833.9%
Scottish2,3481.6%
Italian1,5381.1%
French1,2480.9%
African1,1680.8%
European1,1410.8%
Scotch-Irish8260.6%
Dutch7400.5%
Swedish7140.5%
British6670.5%
Polish5320.4%
Welsh2540.2%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen130,17391.0%
Not a citizen12,9239.0%
Native122,34685.5%
Foreign-born20,75014.5%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Dalton, GA Metro Area

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
11,684 12.5%11,945 12.7%30,652 32.7%24,070 25.7%9,299 9.9%6,178 6.6%
  Average years of education: 12.0
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 11,684 12.5%
9-12 Years 11,945 12.7%
H.S. Grad or GED 30,652 32.7%
Some College 24,070 25.7%
Bach. Degree 9,299 9.9%
Grad Degree 6,178 6.6%
Average years of education: 12.0

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Dalton, GA Metro Area

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 108,050 101,884 6,166 5.7%
1991 109,206 102,250 6,956 6.4%
1992 116,402 109,008 7,394 6.4%
1993 119,470 114,036 5,434 4.5%
1994 123,784 119,076 4,708 3.8%
1995 124,526 119,024 5,502 4.4%
1996 126,404 120,950 5,454 4.3%
1997 128,958 123,246 5,712 4.4%
1998 131,062 126,594 4,468 3.4%
1999 131,650 128,110 3,540 2.7%
2000 125,868 121,528 4,340 3.4%
2001 125,968 120,362 5,606 4.5%
2002 129,550 123,480 6,070 4.7%
2003 130,092 124,306 5,786 4.4%
2004 130,840 125,002 5,838 4.5%
2005 133,290 126,530 6,760 5.1%
2006 136,664 130,194 6,470 4.7%
2007 136,070 129,344 6,726 4.9%
2008 133,186 122,362 10,824 8.1%
2009 127,984 110,798 17,186 13.4%
2010 130,010 113,722 16,288 12.5%
2011 128,716 112,956 15,760 12.2%
2012 123,834 110,162 13,672 11.0%
2013 120,924 108,910 12,014 9.9%
2014 121,018 111,008 10,010 8.3%
2015 121,950 113,708 8,242 6.8%
2016 120,774 112,978 7,796 6.5%
2017 122,742 115,754 6,988 5.7%
2018 122,240 116,150 6,090 5.0%
2019 119,112 113,482 5,630 4.7%
2020 117,250 108,656 8,594 7.3%
2021 116,940 112,202 4,738 4.1%
2022 117,000 112,506 4,494 3.8%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com