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Habersham County, GA


Micropolitan Statistical Area: Cornelia, GA
Designated Market Area: Atlanta, GA-AL-NC
USDA County Type (2015): Manufacturing, Low Employment, Retirement Destination
American Communities Project County Type (2023): Evangelical Hubs

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2022 population: 47,475   ( 4,434 from 2010)
Land area: 276.9 square miles
Population density: 171.5 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:35,719 75.24% 3.2%
Black:1,7003.58% 20.4%
Indian:1250.26% 54.3%
Asian:1,0672.25% 6.5%
2+ races:7861.66% 40.9%
Hispanic:8,07817.02% 51.5%
Total non-White:11,75624.76% 39.6%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:1,169 12.7
Deaths:1,36514.8
Net Migration: 1,49716.3
Net Immigration: 1461.6
Change in White population:1,098 2.6
Change in Non-White pop.:3,336 7.8




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
43,041
34,62180.44%
1,4123.28%
810.19%
1,0022.33%
5581.30%
5,33312.39%
8,42019.56%

2000
35,902
30,48684.91%
1,5514.32%
890.25%
6941.93%
3270.91%
2,7507.66%
5,41615.09%

1990
27,621
25,17491.14%
1,4895.39%
670.24%
5852.12%
n/a
3061.11%
2,4478.86%

1980
25,020
23,60494.34%
1,2605.04%
290.12%
90.04%
n/a
660.26%
1,4165.66%

1970
20,691
19,33093.42%
1,2065.83%
60.03%
140.07%
n/a
1310.63%
1,361 6.58%

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

2000's
NumberRate
5,474 15.2
3,0428.5
4,34812.1
1,1333.2
4,135 11.5
3,004 8.4
1990's
NumberRate
4,106 14.9
2,79610.1
3,88214.1
3121.1
5,312 19.2
2,969 10.7
1980's
NumberRate
3,359 13.4
2,196 8.8
1,501 6.0
n/a
1,570 6.3
1,031 4.1
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
2,560 12.4
n/a
4,274 20.7
55 0.3

Age, Family & Household Data for Habersham 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
39.0
10,230 21.5%
37,245 78.5%
8,668 18.3%
15,606
2.82
10,812 69.3%
8,437 78.0%
604 5.6%
4,794 30.7%

2010
NumberPercent
38.6
10,304 23.9%
32,737 76.1%
6,599 15.3%
15,472
2.63
11,307 73.1%
8,940 79.1%
827 7.3%
4,165 26.9%

2000
NumberPercent
36.4
8,377 23.3%
27,525 76.7%
4,961 13.8%
13,316
2.55
9,931 74.6%
8,272 83.3%
690 6.9%
3,385 25.4%

1990
NumberPercent
33.4
6,584 23.8%
21,037 76.2%
3,644 13.2%
9,938
2.60
7,679 77.3%
6,482 84.4%
438 5.7%
2,259 22.7%

1980
NumberPercent
29.4
6,771 27.1%
18,249 72.9%
2,736 10.9%
8,421
2.78
6,938 82.4%
6,035 87.0%
379 5.5%
1,483 17.6%

2022 Housing Data for Habersham County, GA

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units18,491 
Median Value$188,800 
Occupied15,60684.4%
Vacant2,88515.6%
Owned11,75475.3%
Rented3,85224.7%
Median Rent$861 
Single-Family Units13,33672.1%
    Detached13,08670.8%
    Attached2501.4%
Buldings with 5+ Units6753.7%
Mobile Homes3,83120.7%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Habersham County, GA

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0008255.3%
$10,000 to $14,9998935.7%
$15,000 to $19,9997704.9%
$20,000 to $24,9995103.3%
$25,000 to $29,9998075.2%
$30,000 to $34,9998235.3%
$35,000 to $39,9995453.5%
$40,000 to $44,9996984.5%
$45,000 to $49,9997084.5%
$50,000 to $59,9991,1317.2%
$60,000 to $74,9991,71511.0%
$75,000 to $99,9991,88812.1%
$100,000 to $124,9991,4929.6%
$125,000 to $149,9999205.9%
$150,000 to $199,9998915.7%
$200,000 or more9906.3%
Median Household Income61,292 
Per Capita Income29,069 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state74 
Compared to U.S.71 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI7604.9%
Public Assistance2641.7%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps2,15013.8%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed15,93565.4%
Unemployed4281.8%
In Armed Forces220.1%
Total Labor Force16,38567.3%
Not in Labor Force7,96632.7%
Real Unemployment Rate 34.5%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector8,1006,40455.8%
Non-Profit96279054.9%
Self-Employed1,31789659.5%
Local Government56388538.9%
State Government29262331.9%
Federal Government14912155.2%
Total Private + Self9,4177,30056.3%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.1,9662,41944.8%
Total11,3839,71953.9%
Pct. Govt.12.5%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts2,44211.6%
Sales and Office Occupations4,18919.8%
Professional, Technical4,19119.8%
Service Occupations3,62917.2%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing2241.1%
All others6,67531.6%
White Collar 51.2%
Industry
 Number%
Manufacturing3,93718.6%
Health care and social assistance2,25910.7%
Educational services2,14910.2%
Retail trade2,0159.5%
Construction1,7508.3%
Accommodation and food services1,6057.6%
Other services1,1015.2%
Professional, scientific, technical1,0535.0%
Transportation and warehousing8424.0%
Public administration8213.9%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.7163.4%
Information6813.2%
Finance and insurance5752.7%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting5582.6%
Wholesale trade4452.1%
Arts, entertainment, recreation2201.0%
Utilities2101.0%
Real estate and rental and leasing1780.8%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction90.0%
Management20.0%

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

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican6,08013.12%
Puerto Rican2780.60%
Cuban250.05%
Dominican510.11%
Total Central American7861.70%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan6461.39%
Honduran00.00%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian130.03%
Salvadoran1170.25%
Other Central American100.02%
Total South American1660.36%
Argentinean140.03%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian1450.31%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian40.01%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan30.01%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic1630.35%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Laotian3100.67%
Filipino2230.48%
Vietnamese1280.28%
Indian640.14%
Chinese250.05%
Korean190.04%
Japanese80.02%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English36,86584.2%
Spanish5,46412.5%
Other Asian5841.3%
Other3470.8%
Tagalog1580.4%
German, other Germanic1070.2%
Vietnamese1060.2%
Other Indo-European660.2%
Chinese310.1%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
American7,45916.1%
English5,70112.3%
Irish4,2479.2%
German2,3395.0%
European1,1422.5%
Scotch-Irish8951.9%
Scottish7171.5%
Italian3840.8%
British3020.7%
French3010.6%
Swedish2630.6%
Welsh2020.4%
West Indian1790.4%
Austrian1540.3%
Dutch1300.3%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen42,91492.6%
Not a citizen3,4127.4%
Native41,93690.5%
Foreign-born4,3909.5%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Habersham County, GA

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
2,886 9.2%3,153 10.1%10,544 33.7%7,543 24.1%4,024 12.9%3,159 10.1%
  Average years of education: 12.6
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 2,886 9.2%
9-12 Years 3,153 10.1%
H.S. Grad or GED 10,544 33.7%
Some College 7,543 24.1%
Bach. Degree 4,024 12.9%
Grad Degree 3,159 10.1%
Average years of education: 12.6

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


Historical Labor Force Data for Habersham County, GA

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 14,084 13,369 715 5.1% 5.4%
1991 14,188 13,473 715 5.0% 5.3%
1992 14,428 13,707 721 5.0% 6.6%
1993 14,486 13,863 623 4.3% 5.7%
1994 14,426 13,810 616 4.3% 5.1%
1995 14,756 14,172 584 4.0% 4.8%
1996 14,870 14,130 740 5.0% 4.6%
1997 15,270 14,505 765 5.0% 4.5%
1998 15,588 14,977 611 3.9% 4.2%
1999 15,955 15,406 549 3.4% 3.8%
2000 18,275 17,639 636 3.5% 3.5%
2001 18,408 17,596 812 4.4% 4.1%
2002 18,798 17,943 855 4.5% 5.3%
2003 19,441 18,610 831 4.3% 5.1%
2004 19,380 18,592 788 4.1% 5.1%
2005 19,763 18,833 930 4.7% 5.7%
2006 19,771 18,914 857 4.3% 5.1%
2007 20,184 19,313 871 4.3% 4.9%
2008 20,775 19,491 1,284 6.2% 6.8%
2009 20,263 18,138 2,125 10.5% 10.4%
2010 18,396 16,410 1,986 10.8% 10.7%
2011 18,297 16,393 1,904 10.4% 10.1%
2012 18,359 16,639 1,720 9.4% 9.0%
2013 19,292 17,756 1,536 8.0% 8.1%
2014 18,941 17,617 1,324 7.0% 7.1%
2015 18,602 17,519 1,083 5.8% 6.1%
2016 19,302 18,268 1,034 5.4% 5.4%
2017 19,485 18,587 898 4.6% 4.8%
2018 19,461 18,722 739 3.8% 4.0%
2019 19,457 18,779 678 3.5% 3.5%
2020 18,691 17,675 1,016 5.4% 6.5%
2021 18,504 17,842 662 3.6% 3.9%
2022 18,779 18,201 578 3.1% 3.0%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com