Georgia is a state located in the southeastern United States.
It was established in 1732, the last of the original Thirteen Colonies.
Named after King George II of Great Britain, Georgia was the fourth state to ratify the United States Constitution, on January 2, 1788.
It declared its secession from the Union on January 19, 1861, and was one of the original seven Confederate states.
It was the last state to be restored to the Union, on July 15, 1870.
Georgia is the 24th most extensive and the 8th most populous of the 50 United States.
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As of 2012, Georgia has a total population of 9,838,086 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 20.20%.
The median home price Georgia is $137,020 with the median age of the buyer being 22. Homes in Georgia have appreciatied over the last by -7.57%.
Public schools in Georgia spend approximately $5,310 per student. This provides for a student to teacher ratio of 14.4.
Georgia has an unemployment rate of 10.20%, compared to the USA average of 10.20%. Recent job growth is -5.86% with a projected future job growth of 18.08%.
Georgia has an average commute time of 30.3 compared to the national average of 27.8.
On a scale from 1 to 10 (lowest crime to highest crime) Georgia is a 6 in violent crime and a 6 in property crime. Violent crime is made up of murder, manslaughter, rape, aggrevated assault and robbery. Property crime is made up of larceny, burglary, vehicle theft, arson and any theft type offense when there is no force against the victim. The national averages are 4 for violent crime and 4 for property crime.
In terms of political affiliations in Georgia, 46.900% of people are Democrats, 52.100% are Republicans and 0.998% are registered Independent.
In 2012, the population of Georgia was 9,838,086. Georgia has a population density of 170 (how many people live in one square mile.
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The median age in Georgia is 34.8, compared to the USA median age of 36.8. Males account for 49.25% of the population of Georgia, while females make up 50.75% of the population (The USA averages are 49.34% male and 50.66% female).
The average household size in Georgia is 2.66 people across 3,600,149. 57.53% of people are married in Georgia while 42.47% are single.
|Local Population||Georgia||United States|
|Households by Income||Georgia||United States|
|Income Less than $15,000||13.04%||12.48%|
|Income Between $15,000 and $25,000||10.20%||10.46%|
|Income Between $25,000 and $35,000||10.81%||10.68%|
|Income Between $35,000 and $50,000||15.63%||15.26%|
|Income Between $50,000 and $75,000||12.17%||12.20%|
|Income Between $100,000 and $150,000||11.20%||11.83%|
|Income Between $150,000 and $250,000||4.67%||5.23%|
|Income Between $250,000 and $500,000||1.39%||1.54%|
|Income Greater than $500,000||0.62%||0.70%|
|Population by Occupation||Georgia||United States|
|Management, Business, and Financial Operations||14.44%||13.70%|
|Professional and Related Occupations||18.75%||20.28%|
|Sales and Office||27.08%||26.66%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry||0.59%||0.74%|
|Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance||10.90%||9.51%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving||15.31%||14.39%|
|Local Economy||Georgia||United States|
|Recent Job Growth||-5.86%||-4.06%|
|Future Job Growth||18.08%||21.68%|
|Income per Capita||$24,881||$26,372|
As of 2012, Georgia consisted of 27.85% renters and 62.00% home owners. Homes have appreciated at a rate of -7.57% over the past year (compared to a national appreciation of -5.21%).
|Georgia Housing||Georgia||United States|
|Median Home Cost||$137,020||$183,450|
|Median Home Age||22||33|
|Property Tax Rate||$8.26||$11.20|
|Georgia Homes by Value||Georgia||United States|
|Less Than $20,000||3.20%||2.71%|
|$20,000 to $39,999||4.27%||3.86%|
|$40,000 to $59,999||5.64%||5.09%|
|$60,000 to $79,999||6.72%||6.10%|
|$80,000 to $99,999||8.67%||7.33%|
|$100,000 to $149,999||25.71%||18.53%|
|$150,000 to $199,999||16.87%||14.38%|
|$200,000 to $299,999||15.46%||17.52%|
|$300,000 to $399,999||6.41%||9.26%|
|$400,000 to $499,999||2.77%||5.11%|
|$500,000 to $749,999||2.69%||5.76%|
|$1,000,000 or more||0.66%||2.07%|
|Georgia Homes by Year Built||Georgia||United States|
|1939 or Earlier||4.59%||12.87%|
|1940 to 1949||3.43%||6.21%|
|1950 to 1959||6.71%||10.80%|
|1960 to 1969||10.17%||12.04%|
|1970 to 1979||14.84%||16.14%|
|1980 to 1989||17.78%||14.11%|
|1990 to 1994||8.84%||6.29%|
|1995 to 1998||9.87%||6.33%|
|1999 to October 2005||23.78%||15.21%|
43.63% of the people in Georgia declare themselves religious, compared to the national average of 48.34%.
|Georgia Religions||Georgia||United States|