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Local Resources: Government Statistics

Quick Facts - US Census

Gwinnett County, Georgia

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   People QuickFactsGwinnett CountyGeorgia
Population definition and source info Population, 2009 estimate 808,167 9,829,211
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1 definition and source info Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2009 37.3% 20.1%
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1 definition and source info Population estimates base (April 1) 2000 588,450 8,186,781
Persons under 5 years old, percent definition and source info Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2009 8.8% 7.6%
Persons under 18 years old, percent definition and source info Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2009 30.2% 26.3%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent definition and source info Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2009 6.8% 10.3%
Female persons, percent definition and source info Female persons, percent, 2009 49.7% 50.8%
 
White persons, percent definition and source info White persons, percent, 2009 (a) 65.8% 65.0%
Black persons, percent definition and source info Black persons, percent, 2009 (a) 22.1% 30.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent definition and source info American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2009 (a) 0.6% 0.4%
Asian persons, percent definition and source info Asian persons, percent, 2009 (a) 9.6% 3.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent definition and source info Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2009 (a) 0.1% 0.1%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent definition and source info Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2009 1.8% 1.3%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent definition and source info Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2009 (b) 18.0% 8.3%
White persons not Hispanic, percent definition and source info White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2009 49.2% 57.5%
 
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000 definition and source info Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 41.7% 49.2%
Foreign born persons, percent definition and source info Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 16.9% 7.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+ definition and source info Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 21.2% 9.9%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+ definition and source info High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 87.3% 78.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+ definition and source info Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 34.1% 24.3%
Persons with a disability, age 5+ definition and source info Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 76,647 1,456,812
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+ definition and source info Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 32.2 27.7
 
Housing units definition and source info Housing units, 2009 288,869 4,063,548
Homeownership rate definition and source info Homeownership rate, 2000 72.4% 67.5%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent definition and source info Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 22.4% 20.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units definition and source info Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $142,100 $111,200
 
Households definition and source info Households, 2000 202,317 3,006,369
Persons per household definition and source info Persons per household, 2000 2.88 2.65
Median household income definition and source info Median household income, 2008 $66,327 $50,834
Per capita money income definition and source info Per capita money income, 1999 $25,006 $21,154
Persons below poverty level, percent definition and source info Persons below poverty level, percent, 2008 9.6% 14.7%
   Business QuickFactsGwinnett CountyGeorgia
Private nonfarm establishments definition and source info Private nonfarm establishments, 2008 22,170 227,5931
Private nonfarm employment definition and source info Private nonfarm employment, 2008 319,679 3,633,4311
Private nonfarm employment definition and source info Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2008 11.2% 4.3%1
Nonemployer establishments definition and source info Nonemployer establishments, 2008 74,912 731,494
Total number of firms definition and source info Total number of firms, 2002 64,615 674,521
Black-owned firms, percent definition and source info Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 9.2% 13.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent definition and source info American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 0.7% 0.7%
Asian-owned firms, percent definition and source info Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 11.0% 4.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent definition and source info Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 F 0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent definition and source info Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 6.8% 2.7%
Women-owned firms, percent definition and source info Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 28.0% 29.1%
 
Manufacturers shipments definition and source info Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) 4,646,717 126,156,636
Wholesale trade sales definition and source info Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) 36,028,796 201,091,040
Retail sales definition and source info Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 9,767,435 90,098,578
Retail sales per capita definition and source info Retail sales per capita, 2002 $15,054 $10,551
Accommodation and foodservices sales definition and source info Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 938,765 12,740,423
Building permits definition and source info Building permits, 2009 719 18,228
Federal spending definition and source info Federal spending, 2008 2,074,093 74,164,6421
   Geography QuickFactsGwinnett CountyGeorgia
Land area definition and source info Land area, 2000 (square miles) 432.73 57,906.14
Persons per square mile definition and source info Persons per square mile, 2000 1,359.0 141.4
Persons per square mile definition and source info FIPS Code 135 13
Persons per square mile definition and source info Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA Metro Area