SDOTD 8/21/2007 – GA: Community Demographics

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Today’s State Database of the Day comes to us from Georgia:

Georgia – Individual Community Profiles – Searchable by year (1998-) and county or city. Information includes demographic information and health and civic participation indicators.

Here is a sample record from the database:

CONDITION / INDICATOR

Abbeville Wilcox Georgia US
DEMOGRAPHIC
Population 2,471 8,721 9,363,941 299,398,484
Population growth rate 7.5% 1.7% 11.6% 5.4%
Percent of population over age 65 23.0% 13.5% 9.6% 12.4%
Percent of population under age 18 12.1% 22.8% 29.5% 28.6%
Percent people of all ages in poverty 24.0% 13.7% 12.7%
ECONOMIC
Per capita income $21,103 $29,782 $33,050
Employment growth -0.5% 6.1%
Unemployment rate 6.5% 5.3% 5.1%
Job Tax Credit tier 1
Total deposits per capita $15,906 $17,468 $18,052
FISCAL
Net digest per capita (x)
Millage rate
Long-term debt per capita $227 $21 (x)
Fiscal capacity index 26 63
Fiscal effort index 26 78
EDUCATION
Adults with at least high school diploma 69.5% 68.2% 78.6% 80.4%
Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree 4.2% 7.0% 24.3% 24.4%
HEALTH
Infant mortality rate 0.0 8.0
Physician rate per 10,000 (x)
Nursing home beds per 100 23.3 4.2
SOCIAL
Crime rate per 1,000 -11.4 (x)
Child abuse and neglect rate 11.8 11.5
Teen pregnancy rate per 1,000 77.2 67.0
ENVIRONMENTAL
Air quality attainment
Toxic release (pounds) (x) 122,581,272
CIVIC PARTICIPATION
Homeownership rate 67.5% 66.2%
Voter participation 2004 election. 73.0% 78.1%
Voter participation 2006 election. 55.0% (x)
GENERAL EXPENDITURES
Per capita general expenditures $175 $367 (x)
Public safety expenditures as percentage of general expenditures 0.4% 0.3% (x)
Courts expenditures as percentage of general expenditures 0.0% 0.1% (x)
Health and human services expenditures as percentage of general expenditures 0.0% 0.0% (x)

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