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Barrow County, GA


Metropolitan Statistical Area: Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA
Designated Market Area: Atlanta, GA-AL-NC
USDA County Type (2015): Retirement Destination
American Communities Project County Type (2023): Exurbs

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2022 population: 89,299   ( 19,932 from 2010)
Land area: 161.0 square miles
Population density: 554.5 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:57,367 64.24% 10.9%
Black:12,60014.11% 62.2%
Indian:1860.21% 43.1%
Asian:3,7374.18% 56.6%
2+ races:1,9332.16% 65.6%
Hispanic:13,47615.09% 123.2%
Total non-White:31,93235.76% 81.1%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:2,447 14.7
Deaths:1,85211.1
Net Migration: 5,03030.1
Net Immigration: 1781.1
Change in White population:5,631 8.1
Change in Non-White pop.:14,301 20.6




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
69,367
51,73674.58%
7,76911.20%
1300.19%
2,3873.44%
1,1671.68%
6,0378.70%
17,63125.42%

2000
46,144
38,54383.53%
4,4569.66%
1190.26%
1,0152.20%
5241.14%
1,4603.16%
7,60116.47%

1990
29,721
25,81386.85%
3,37911.37%
740.25%
1660.56%
n/a
2890.97%
3,90813.15%

1980
21,354
18,04584.50%
3,14414.72%
200.09%
00.00%
n/a
1450.68%
3,30915.50%

1970
16,859
13,92382.58%
2,92617.36%
10.01%
90.05%
n/a
00.00%
2,936 17.42%

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

2000's
NumberRate
9,636 20.9
3,8738.4
19,75742.8
5341.2
13,193 28.6
10,030 21.7
1990's
NumberRate
6,531 22.0
2,8639.6
9,52032.0
1820.6
12,730 42.8
3,693 12.4
1980's
NumberRate
4,287 20.1
2,227 10.4
6,453 30.2
n/a
7,768 36.4
599 2.8
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
3,014 17.9
n/a
4,122 24.4
373 2.2

Age, Family & Household Data for Barrow County, GA

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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
36.2
21,481 24.1%
67,818 75.9%
10,667 11.9%
28,781
2.92
21,819 75.8%
15,854 72.7%
2,486 11.4%
6,962 24.2%

2010
NumberPercent
33.6
19,589 28.2%
49,778 71.8%
6,472 9.3%
23,971
2.88
18,214 76.0%
13,658 75.0%
1,720 9.4%
5,757 24.0%

2000
NumberPercent
32.5
12,974 28.1%
33,170 71.9%
4,284 9.3%
16,392
2.79
12,613 76.9%
10,133 80.3%
1,013 8.0%
3,779 23.1%

1990
NumberPercent
31.2
8,293 27.9%
21,428 72.1%
3,232 10.9%
10,642
2.77
8,378 78.7%
6,927 82.7%
623 7.4%
2,264 21.3%

1980
NumberPercent
30.0
6,616 31.0%
14,738 69.0%
2,479 11.6%
7,203
2.94
5,743 79.7%
4,927 85.8%
356 6.2%
1,460 20.3%

2022 Housing Data for Barrow County, GA

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units30,357 
Median Value$228,400 
Occupied28,78194.8%
Vacant1,5765.2%
Owned22,66778.8%
Rented6,11421.2%
Median Rent$1,137 
Single-Family Units26,05485.8%
    Detached25,43783.8%
    Attached6172.0%
Buldings with 5+ Units9613.2%
Mobile Homes2,0416.7%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Barrow County, GA

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0001,2494.3%
$10,000 to $14,9996032.1%
$15,000 to $19,9997582.6%
$20,000 to $24,9999073.2%
$25,000 to $29,9991,1554.0%
$30,000 to $34,9998573.0%
$35,000 to $39,9991,2914.5%
$40,000 to $44,9991,1063.8%
$45,000 to $49,9991,1263.9%
$50,000 to $59,9992,0507.1%
$60,000 to $74,9993,28211.4%
$75,000 to $99,9994,78916.6%
$100,000 to $124,9993,56512.4%
$125,000 to $149,9992,0807.2%
$150,000 to $199,9992,4108.4%
$200,000 or more1,5535.4%
Median Household Income75,053 
Per Capita Income30,899 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state101 
Compared to U.S.96 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI1,1233.9%
Public Assistance4671.6%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps3,06910.7%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed35,16973.8%
Unemployed1,2902.7%
In Armed Forces360.1%
Total Labor Force36,49576.6%
Not in Labor Force11,15323.4%
Real Unemployment Rate 26.1%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector17,09913,44656.0%
Non-Profit7221,13338.9%
Self-Employed2,6051,22068.1%
Local Government1,7052,16944.0%
State Government49479738.3%
Federal Government27526451.0%
Total Private + Self19,70414,66657.3%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.3,1964,36342.3%
Total22,90019,02954.6%
Pct. Govt.13.6%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts5,64013.4%
Sales and Office Occupations9,23922.0%
Professional, Technical8,17619.5%
Service Occupations6,48315.4%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing1260.3%
All others12,43629.6%
White Collar 54.9%
Industry
 Number%
Retail trade5,76513.7%
Manufacturing5,21012.4%
Construction4,24910.1%
Health care and social assistance4,0139.6%
Educational services3,8139.1%
Accommodation and food services2,6206.2%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.2,3725.7%
Other services2,3595.6%
Professional, scientific, technical2,2735.4%
Public administration1,9114.6%
Transportation and warehousing1,7854.3%
Wholesale trade1,7734.2%
Finance and insurance1,3793.3%
Arts, entertainment, recreation6521.6%
Real estate and rental and leasing5261.3%
Information5141.2%
Utilities3800.9%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting3190.8%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction360.1%
Management250.1%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Barrow County, GA

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican5,6466.69%
Puerto Rican1,7772.11%
Cuban3800.45%
Dominican5150.61%
Total Central American1,4341.70%
Costa Rican200.02%
Guatemalan4200.50%
Honduran4130.49%
Nicaraguan460.05%
Panamanian160.02%
Salvadoran5190.61%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American8541.01%
Argentinean570.07%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean860.10%
Colombian3510.42%
Ecuadorian380.05%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian2180.26%
Uruguayan130.02%
Venezuelan910.11%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic5270.62%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Hmong2,7483.26%
Korean1980.23%
Laotian1170.14%
Vietnamese1150.14%
Indian690.08%
Filipino610.07%
Cambodian340.04%
Chinese160.02%
Japanese150.02%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English66,67584.4%
Spanish8,28410.5%
Other Asian1,9402.5%
French, Haitian, Cajun5540.7%
Other Indo-European5150.7%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic4810.6%
Arabic1390.2%
Vietnamese1350.2%
Korean1230.2%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
English9,48411.2%
Irish7,2148.5%
American6,4957.7%
German6,4607.7%
European1,9452.3%
Italian1,9052.3%
Scottish1,5891.9%
Polish1,3421.6%
French1,1421.4%
Scotch-Irish8041.0%
Dutch5230.6%
Ukrainian4590.5%
West Indian4350.5%
British4010.5%
Norwegian3880.5%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen81,08696.1%
Not a citizen3,3133.9%
Native76,83391.0%
Foreign-born7,5669.0%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Barrow County, GA

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
2,777 5.0%4,131 7.4%18,698 33.6%18,320 32.9%7,743 13.9%4,057 7.3%
  Average years of education: 12.9
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 2,777 5.0%
9-12 Years 4,131 7.4%
H.S. Grad or GED 18,698 33.6%
Some College 18,320 32.9%
Bach. Degree 7,743 13.9%
Grad Degree 4,057 7.3%
Average years of education: 12.9

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


Historical Labor Force Data for Barrow County, GA

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 15,231 14,076 1,155 7.6% 5.4%
1991 15,262 14,309 953 6.2% 5.3%
1992 15,881 14,679 1,202 7.6% 6.6%
1993 16,469 15,405 1,064 6.5% 5.7%
1994 17,117 16,249 868 5.1% 5.1%
1995 17,847 16,883 964 5.4% 4.8%
1996 18,747 18,033 714 3.8% 4.6%
1997 19,812 19,027 785 4.0% 4.5%
1998 20,816 19,985 831 4.0% 4.2%
1999 21,399 20,786 613 2.9% 3.8%
2000 25,014 24,267 747 3.0% 3.5%
2001 25,893 24,864 1,029 4.0% 4.1%
2002 26,881 25,498 1,383 5.1% 5.3%
2003 27,559 26,164 1,395 5.1% 5.1%
2004 28,796 27,403 1,393 4.8% 5.1%
2005 30,571 29,017 1,554 5.1% 5.7%
2006 32,018 30,555 1,463 4.6% 5.1%
2007 33,812 32,275 1,537 4.5% 4.9%
2008 35,217 32,811 2,406 6.8% 6.8%
2009 35,260 31,340 3,920 11.1% 10.4%
2010 34,778 30,977 3,801 10.9% 10.7%
2011 34,550 31,141 3,409 9.9% 10.1%
2012 34,445 31,517 2,928 8.5% 9.0%
2013 34,638 32,095 2,543 7.3% 8.1%
2014 35,131 32,915 2,216 6.3% 7.1%
2015 35,704 33,793 1,911 5.4% 6.1%
2016 37,699 35,894 1,805 4.8% 5.4%
2017 39,563 37,941 1,622 4.1% 4.8%
2018 40,197 38,853 1,344 3.3% 4.0%
2019 41,298 40,096 1,202 2.9% 3.5%
2020 40,112 38,057 2,055 5.1% 6.5%
2021 42,196 40,959 1,237 2.9% 3.9%
2022 43,097 42,011 1,086 2.5% 3.0%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com