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Cobb County, GA


Metropolitan Statistical Area: Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA
Designated Market Area: Atlanta, GA-AL-NC
American Communities Project County Type (2023): Urban Suburbs

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2022 population: 771,952   ( 83,874 from 2010)
Land area: 339.8 square miles
Population density: 2271.9 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:382,809 49.59% 1.2%
Black:217,95528.23% 29.7%
Indian:1,2890.17% 3.2%
Asian:44,8945.82% 46.2%
2+ races:18,4572.39% 39.1%
Hispanic:106,54813.80% 26.3%
Total non-White:389,14350.41% 29.4%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:19,402 12.7
Deaths:12,4218.1
Net Migration: -5,925-3.9
Net Immigration: 4,6023.0
Change in White population:-4,629 -0.7
Change in Non-White pop.:88,503 12.9




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
688,078
387,43856.31%
168,05324.42%
1,3320.19%
30,6994.46%
13,2651.93%
84,33012.26%
300,64043.69%

2000
607,751
417,94768.77%
112,92418.58%
1,1560.19%
18,6093.06%
8,4451.39%
46,9647.73%
189,80431.23%

1990
447,745
386,32386.28%
43,7559.77%
9440.21%
7,7281.73%
n/a
8,9952.01%
61,42213.72%

1980
297,718
279,22993.79%
13,2974.47%
5620.19%
1,7630.59%
n/a
2,5220.85%
18,4896.21%

1970
196,793
186,76394.90%
8,1204.13%
1250.06%
2440.12%
n/a
1,4610.74%
10,030 5.10%

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

2000's
NumberRate
99,312 16.3
31,3285.2
7,7451.3
35,2695.8
-30,509 -5.0
110,836 18.2
1990's
NumberRate
82,388 18.4
26,7636.0
88,36419.7
12,9602.9
31,624 7.1
128,382 28.7
1980's
NumberRate
59,219 19.9
18,344 6.2
113,567 38.1
n/a
107,094 36.0
42,933 14.4
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
73,020 37.1
n/a
92,466 47.0
8,459 4.3

Age, Family & Household Data for Cobb 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
37.2
175,215 22.7%
596,737 77.3%
99,493 12.9%
291,171
2.60
194,504 66.8%
145,088 74.6%
17,458 9.0%
96,667 33.2%

2010
NumberPercent
35.4
176,487 25.6%
511,591 74.4%
59,972 8.7%
260,056
2.61
175,357 67.4%
130,514 74.4%
19,939 11.4%
84,699 32.6%

2000
NumberPercent
33.4
157,687 25.9%
450,064 74.1%
42,218 6.9%
227,590
2.64
157,937 69.4%
126,279 80.0%
14,124 8.9%
69,653 30.6%

1990
NumberPercent
31.8
113,134 25.3%
334,611 74.7%
28,287 6.3%
171,409
2.59
121,112 70.7%
101,361 83.7%
8,357 6.9%
50,297 29.3%

1980
NumberPercent
29.0
86,960 29.2%
210,758 70.8%
16,227 5.5%
106,675
2.77
81,725 76.6%
70,146 85.8%
6,026 7.4%
24,950 23.4%

2022 Housing Data for Cobb County, GA

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units308,949 
Median Value$346,000 
Occupied291,17194.2%
Vacant17,7785.8%
Owned193,61766.5%
Rented97,55433.5%
Median Rent$1,535 
Single-Family Units230,87674.7%
    Detached203,81466.0%
    Attached27,0628.8%
Buldings with 5+ Units67,67321.9%
Mobile Homes2,7890.9%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Cobb County, GA

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0009,4113.2%
$10,000 to $14,9995,6021.9%
$15,000 to $19,9995,6802.0%
$20,000 to $24,9996,4842.2%
$25,000 to $29,9997,9632.7%
$30,000 to $34,9997,6372.6%
$35,000 to $39,9998,7863.0%
$40,000 to $44,9998,7603.0%
$45,000 to $49,9999,0923.1%
$50,000 to $59,99919,2996.6%
$60,000 to $74,99927,0669.3%
$75,000 to $99,99937,09012.7%
$100,000 to $124,99932,01011.0%
$125,000 to $149,99924,9238.6%
$150,000 to $199,99933,12911.4%
$200,000 or more48,23916.6%
Median Household Income94,244 
Per Capita Income48,510 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state111 
Compared to U.S.106 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI7,6892.6%
Public Assistance3,6531.3%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps19,6066.7%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed338,18575.9%
Unemployed16,4863.7%
In Armed Forces1,0080.2%
Total Labor Force355,67979.8%
Not in Labor Force89,82120.2%
Real Unemployment Rate 23.9%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector162,869132,44255.2%
Non-Profit9,57619,18933.3%
Self-Employed26,41417,61660.0%
Local Government7,25013,90234.3%
State Government5,0147,59739.8%
Federal Government3,2883,86146.0%
Total Private + Self189,283150,05855.8%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.25,12844,54936.1%
Total214,411194,60752.4%
Pct. Govt.10.0%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts92,99022.7%
Sales and Office Occupations85,08520.8%
Professional, Technical106,12725.9%
Service Occupations55,13713.5%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing3630.1%
All others70,29317.2%
White Collar 69.4%
Industry
 Number%
Professional, scientific, technical52,44012.8%
Retail trade46,36311.3%
Health care and social assistance43,75510.7%
Educational services33,8078.3%
Manufacturing31,4367.7%
Accommodation and food services30,0937.3%
Construction29,8027.3%
Finance and insurance24,1015.9%
Transportation and warehousing20,5095.0%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.19,1484.7%
Other services18,9824.6%
Information12,6993.1%
Public administration12,2533.0%
Wholesale trade11,7962.9%
Real estate and rental and leasing10,5712.6%
Arts, entertainment, recreation7,9621.9%
Utilities2,1950.5%
Management1,1150.3%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting4420.1%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction1630.0%

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

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican50,6896.62%
Puerto Rican11,8841.55%
Cuban3,8420.50%
Dominican1,9140.25%
Total Central American17,7572.32%
Costa Rican4950.06%
Guatemalan5,3090.69%
Honduran3,8810.51%
Nicaraguan1,0530.14%
Panamanian6640.09%
Salvadoran6,3550.83%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American12,1161.58%
Argentinean8010.10%
Bolivian2460.03%
Chilean5200.07%
Colombian3,7270.49%
Ecuadorian4980.07%
Paraguayan1160.02%
Peruvian1,4690.19%
Uruguayan2290.03%
Venezuelan4,0000.52%
Other South American5100.07%
Other Hispanic4,8040.63%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Indian21,5062.81%
Chinese4,9350.64%
Vietnamese4,1180.54%
Korean3,4610.45%
Filipino2,4460.32%
Japanese6270.08%
Cambodian5060.07%
Taiwanese4100.05%
Thai3500.05%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English573,11679.4%
Spanish79,53011.0%
Other Indo-European23,7003.3%
Other10,2701.4%
French, Haitian, Cajun7,8701.1%
Other Asian6,8851.0%
Chinese4,4860.6%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic3,4400.5%
Vietnamese3,3850.5%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
English85,95211.2%
German62,9938.2%
Irish59,7147.8%
American34,9224.6%
Italian28,3303.7%
Scottish14,7711.9%
European13,9631.8%
Polish12,1711.6%
French11,5801.5%
African8,9951.2%
Scotch-Irish8,5041.1%
Brazilian6,9060.9%
Jamaican6,3030.8%
Haitian6,0090.8%
Nigerian5,9950.8%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen704,06491.9%
Not a citizen61,7498.1%
Native646,26984.4%
Foreign-born119,54415.6%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Cobb County, GA

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
19,422 3.7%16,795 3.2%92,423 17.8%132,813 25.6%163,719 31.5%94,578 18.2%
  Average years of education: 14.4
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 19,422 3.7%
9-12 Years 16,795 3.2%
H.S. Grad or GED 92,423 17.8%
Some College 132,813 25.6%
Bach. Degree 163,719 31.5%
Grad Degree 94,578 18.2%
Average years of education: 14.4

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


Historical Labor Force Data for Cobb County, GA

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 266,180 255,600 10,580 4.0% 5.4%
1991 269,838 258,254 11,584 4.3% 5.3%
1992 279,420 264,491 14,929 5.3% 6.6%
1993 291,689 278,483 13,206 4.5% 5.7%
1994 303,291 291,001 12,290 4.1% 5.1%
1995 311,537 300,457 11,080 3.6% 4.8%
1996 322,599 312,869 9,730 3.0% 4.6%
1997 335,716 325,814 9,902 2.9% 4.5%
1998 347,953 338,740 9,213 2.6% 4.2%
1999 359,440 350,593 8,847 2.5% 3.8%
2000 358,689 348,740 9,949 2.8% 3.5%
2001 362,891 350,654 12,237 3.4% 4.1%
2002 365,192 347,245 17,947 4.9% 5.3%
2003 362,703 345,568 17,135 4.7% 5.1%
2004 363,009 345,931 17,078 4.7% 5.1%
2005 370,100 351,000 19,100 5.2% 5.7%
2006 373,102 355,979 17,123 4.6% 5.1%
2007 379,948 363,385 16,563 4.4% 4.9%
2008 380,211 357,151 23,060 6.1% 6.8%
2009 375,048 339,129 35,919 9.6% 10.4%
2010 381,245 345,298 35,947 9.4% 10.7%
2011 383,975 350,357 33,618 8.8% 10.1%
2012 387,385 357,927 29,458 7.6% 9.0%
2013 388,328 362,523 25,805 6.6% 8.1%
2014 392,834 369,474 23,360 5.9% 7.1%
2015 393,682 373,383 20,299 5.2% 6.1%
2016 410,083 390,988 19,095 4.7% 5.4%
2017 424,855 407,295 17,560 4.1% 4.8%
2018 423,381 408,648 14,733 3.5% 4.0%
2019 424,056 410,994 13,062 3.1% 3.5%
2020 414,357 389,904 24,453 5.9% 6.5%
2021 423,814 410,068 13,746 3.2% 3.9%
2022 431,657 420,518 11,139 2.6% 3.0%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com