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Cobb County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2017: 755,754 (100% urban, 0% rural); it was 607,751 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 144,221
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 29,744
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 155,075
Renter-occupied apartments: 86,091 (it was 72,412 in 2000)
% of renters here:

32%
State:

34%

Land area: 340 sq. mi.

Water area: 4.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 2222 people per square mile   (very high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Cobb County: 97.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (38.4%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (14.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 75%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 22%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Cobb County, GA (2017)
    • 389,62964.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 204,25033.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 98,91516.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 39,2796.5%Asian alone
    • 20,2913.3%Two or more races
    • 2,4080.4%Some other race alone
    • 9200.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 620.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

36.6 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years
Males: 364,922  (48.3%)
Females: 390,832  (51.7%)
Average household size:
Cobb County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $75,654 ($58,289 in 1999)
This county:

$75,654
Georgia:

$56,183

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $985 (lower quartile is $818, upper quartile is $1,228)
This county:

$985
State:

$782


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $254,300 (it was $145,300 in 2000)
Cobb:

$254,300
Georgia:

$173,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $171,100 - $384,500

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $318,641
Here:

$318,641
State:

$247,096

Townhouses or other attached units: $221,701
Here:

$221,701
State:

$231,660

In 2-unit structures: $712,620
Here:

$712,620
State:

$549,562

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $124,181
Here:

$124,181
State:

$173,266

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $311,587
Here:

$311,587
State:

$281,869

Mobile homes: $491,794
Here:

$491,794
State:

$69,080

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,547
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $441

Institutionalized population: 4,489
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Health of residents in Cobb County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.7. This is significantly better than average.
79.2% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
42.6% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
99.0% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
76.0% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 196 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 153 pounds. This is less than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5314 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 1998: 6711 buildings, average cost: $117,300
  • 1999: 7143 buildings, average cost: $123,500
  • 2000: 5455 buildings, average cost: $125,600
  • 2001: 4513 buildings, average cost: $143,900
  • 2002: 4703 buildings, average cost: $142,800
  • 2003: 4993 buildings, average cost: $149,400
  • 2004: 5432 buildings, average cost: $177,200
  • 2005: 5123 buildings, average cost: $190,200
  • 2006: 3346 buildings, average cost: $217,400
  • 2007: 1901 buildings, average cost: $233,300
  • 2008: 727 buildings, average cost: $221,400
  • 2009: 409 buildings, average cost: $208,900
  • 2010: 713 buildings, average cost: $215,900
  • 2011: 886 buildings, average cost: $245,600
  • 2012: 1193 buildings, average cost: $248,600
  • 2013: 1594 buildings, average cost: $264,400
  • 2014: 1391 buildings, average cost: $278,500
  • 2015: 1477 buildings, average cost: $293,300
  • 2016: 1654 buildings, average cost: $283,700
  • 2017: 1564 buildings, average cost: $275,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Cobb, GA residents
Average permit cost in Cobb, GA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,988 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,215 (0.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Cobb, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Cobb, GA in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Cobb, GA in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.2%
Cobb County:

9.2%
Georgia:

14.9%
(6.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.0% for Black residents, 20.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.8% for American Indian residents, 1.1% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 22.7% for other race residents, 10.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 36.6 years old
(Males: 35.6 years old, Females: 37.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.5 years old, Black residents: 33.0 years old, American Indian residents: 38.1 years old, Asian residents: 35.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.5 years old, Other race residents: 26.3 years old)

Area name: Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Cobb County is $686 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $763 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $929 a month.

Cities in this county include: Northeast Cobb, Marietta, Smyrna, Mableton, Kennesaw, Acworth, Powder Springs, Vinings, Fair Oaks, Austell.

Cobb County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

2018 air pollution in Cobb County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.029 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Reservoirs: J. Strom Thurmond Reservoir (A), Athens Waterworks Pond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Banks County , Cherokee County , Jefferson County, Oklahoma , Orangeburg County, South Carolina , Sunflower County, Mississippi , Lincoln County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.2%
Georgia:

3.7%

Unemployment by year in Cobb, GA
County total employment by year in Cobb, GA
County average yearly wages by year in Cobb, GA

Current college students: 35,713
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 46.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 126,475 (45.1% naturalized citizens)

Cobb County:

16.7%
Whole state:

10.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 28,1772010 or later
  • 41,9342000 to 2009
  • 29,0161990 to 1999
  • 16,6771980 to 1989
  • 6,8031970 to 1979
  • 5,246Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 55.2%

Cobb County marital status for males Cobb County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 201,141
  • One, attached: 26,128
  • Two: 2,010
  • 3 or 4: 6,130
  • 5 to 9: 16,161
  • 10 to 19: 21,705
  • 20 to 49: 14,510
  • 50 or more: 8,355
  • Mobile homes: 4,430

Housing units in Cobb County with a mortgage: 134,002 (4,990 second mortgage, 13,123 home equity loan, 1,022 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 46,767

Here:

74.4% with mortgage
State:

65.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Cobb County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant196,846303
Catholic76,9887
Mainline Protestant71,01871
Other15,54349
Black Protestant12,22818
Orthodox1,7001
None313,755-
Cobb County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 98
Cobb County:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
Here:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 24
This county:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 231
Cobb County:

3.35 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 562
This county:

8.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Cobb County:

8.1%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Cobb County:

23.8%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.4%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Cobb County:

Average size of farms: 57 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $28,150
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $5073.25
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 5.64%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $27,743
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 9.13%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 3.30%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $21,451
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.10%
Average age of principal farm operators: 59 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.93
Vegetables: 5 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 15 acres

Earthquake activity:

Cobb County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 72.4 miles away from Cobb County center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 119.0 miles away from the county center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 133.3 miles away from the county center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 159.5 miles away from the county center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 297.3 miles away from Cobb County center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 250.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Georgia Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 10, 2014 to February 14, 2014, Emergency Declared EM-3368: February 11, 2014, FEMA Id: 3368, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Georgia Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 18, 2009 to October 08, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1858: September 24, 2009, FEMA Id: 1858, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Georgia Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 27, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3218: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3218, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Hurricane Ivan, Incident Period: September 14, 2004 to October 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1554: September 18, 2004, FEMA Id: 1554, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 22, 2000 to February 01, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1311: January 28, 2000, FEMA Id: 1311, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Georgia Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: February 14, 1998 to May 11, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1209: March 11, 1998, FEMA Id: 1209, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Georgia Hurricane Opal, Incident Period: October 04, 1995 to October 05, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1071: October 10, 1995, FEMA Id: 1071, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Severe Snowfall, Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared EM-3097: March 15, 1993, FEMA Id: 3097, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snowfall
  • Georgia Tornadoes, High Winds, Heavy Rain, Incident Period: February 21, 1993 to February 22, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-980: March 04, 1993, FEMA Id: 980, Natural disaster type: Tornado, Wind, Heavy Rain
  • Georgia Heavy Rain, High Winds, Tornadoes, Incident Period: November 22, 1992 to December 07, 1992, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-969: December 01, 1992, FEMA Id: 969, Natural disaster type: Tornado, Wind, Heavy Rain
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Cobb County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Cobb

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 294,470 (78.8%)
  • Carpooled: 32,850 (8.8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2,272 (0.6%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 73 (0.0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 136 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 6,826 (1.8%)
  • Bicycle: 316 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 4,295 (1.1%)
  • Worked at home: 32,371 (8.7%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (23%)
  • India (10%)
  • Nigeria (4%)
  • Guatemala (4%)
  • Brazil (4%)
  • Jamaica (3%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Cobb County


  • American (8%)
  • English (7%)
  • German (4%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • European (2%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • African (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Cobb County, Georgia in 2000:

  • 2,245 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2,192 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 1,625 people in nursing homes
  • 347 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 159 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 144 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 137 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 126 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 125 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 49 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 27 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 23 people in state prisons
  • 20 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 20 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 16 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 15 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 10 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 10 people in military hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 7 people in other group homes
  • 6 people in religious group quarters
  • 6 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 5 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped

People in group quarters in Cobb County, Georgia in 2010:

  • 3,900 people in college/university student housing
  • 2,158 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 1,620 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 261 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 207 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 203 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 154 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 146 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 138 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 65 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 59 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 51 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 36 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 36 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 21 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 13 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $90,189.

10.00% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($58,630 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.00%
Georgia average:

9.49%


0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($306 average AGI)
Cobb County:

0.04%
Georgia average:

0.08%

5.75% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($32,296 average AGI)
4.20% relocated from other states ($26,029 average AGI)
Cobb County:

4.20%
Georgia average:

3.60%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Fulton County, GA  1.80% ($68,668 average AGI)
from DeKalb County, GA  0.74% ($58,921)
from Cherokee County, GA  0.59% ($52,952)
from Gwinnett County, GA  0.44% ($46,712)
from Paulding County, GA  0.43% ($53,734)
from Douglas County, GA  0.36% ($40,427)
from Clayton County, GA  0.16% ($30,661)


10.02% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($64,402 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.02%
Georgia average:

9.04%


0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($443 average AGI)
Cobb County:

0.06%
Georgia average:

0.08%

6.31% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($38,678 average AGI)
3.65% relocated to other states ($25,281 average AGI)
Cobb County:

3.65%
Georgia average:

3.12%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Fulton County, GA  1.76% ($79,428 average AGI)
to Cherokee County, GA  0.85% ($71,400)
to Paulding County, GA  0.71% ($49,162)
to DeKalb County, GA  0.70% ($58,389)
to Douglas County, GA  0.46% ($32,699)
to Gwinnett County, GA  0.45% ($45,690)
to Bartow County, GA  0.21% ($43,680)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 16.6
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 14.3

Births per 1000 population in Cobb County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 5.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 5.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 5.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Cobb County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2013: 6.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Cobb County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 21.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Cobb County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Cobb County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Cobb County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Cobb County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Cobb County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Cobb County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 59,478 (51,383 aged, 8,095 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 21,661 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Cobb County, Georgia in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (3,426)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (2,593)
  • Unspecified dementia (2,511)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (2,027)
  • Heart disease, unspecified (1,788)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,750)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (1,748)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (1,438)
  • Congestive heart failure (1,317)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (1,147)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.46
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8,893
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 137
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 31,693

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,602
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 510
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 42
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 88

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 52.8. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 34.8
  • Other - 18.0

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 86.5. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 49.2
  • Suffocation - 17.3
  • Poisoning - 13.7
  • Other - 6.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 755,754
  • In family households: 626,813 (95,952 male householders, 93,237 female householders)
    138,960 spouses, 230,237 children (216,291 natural, 4,869 adopted, 9,077 stepchildren), 15,051 grandchildren, 9,666 brothers or sisters, 14,988 parents, 14,337 other relatives, 14,385 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 119,207 (40,715 male householders (29,802 living alone)), 47,705 female householders (40,100 living alone)), 30,787 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 9,734

Size of family households: 75,816 2-persons, 44,705 3-persons, 39,743 4-persons, 16,524 5-persons, 7,835 6-persons, 4,566 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 69,902 1-person, 13,768 2-persons, 3,367 3-persons, 1,134 4-persons, 249 5-persons.

121,172 married couples with children.
43,503 single-parent households (8,056 men, 35,447 women).

78.3% of residents of Cobb speak English at home.
11.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
4.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (77% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
3.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (56% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
2.0% of residents speak other language at home (79% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $2,979,573,000 ($4,556 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,337,218,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $1,024,498,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $364,008,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,549,000
Federal grants: $206,606,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,159,222,000 ($1,078,327,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $222,691,000 ($134,999,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $502,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $621,236,000
Federal Government insurance: $423,723,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 55,427
Here:

83 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 17,125
Here:

26 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +23,777
Here:

+36 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -5,098
Here -8 per 1000 residents
State +26 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Cobb County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 96.78 millions of gallons per day (0% from ground, 100% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.6
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.7

Year house built in Cobb County, Georgia
  • Year house built in Cobb County, Georgia
  • 9,2612014 or later
  • 5,8412010 to 2013
  • 54,3902000 to 2009
  • 70,2851990 to 1999
  • 69,8521980 to 1989
  • 48,2211970 to 1979
  • 22,8981960 to 1969
  • 13,2591950 to 1959
  • 2,4141940 to 1949
  • 4,1491939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Cobb County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Cobb County, Georgia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Cobb County, Georgia
  • 2211 room
  • 3632 rooms
  • 1,7573 rooms
  • 8,8974 rooms
  • 19,4735 rooms
  • 30,5746 rooms
  • 26,1777 rooms
  • 32,1548 rooms
  • 61,1539+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cobb County, Georgia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cobb County, Georgia
  • 2,7591 room
  • 3,7322 rooms
  • 11,9873 rooms
  • 24,5854 rooms
  • 25,9015 rooms
  • 13,7916 rooms
  • 7,3837 rooms
  • 3,4478 rooms
  • 3,2559+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Cobb County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Cobb County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Cobb County, Georgia
  • 221no bedroom
  • 1,2261 bedroom
  • 13,3722 bedrooms
  • 71,1923 bedrooms
  • 62,6154 bedrooms
  • 32,1435+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cobb County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cobb County, Georgia
  • 2,899no bedroom
  • 17,3451 bedroom
  • 39,0342 bedrooms
  • 27,2733 bedrooms
  • 7,9504 bedrooms
  • 2,3395+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Cobb County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Cobb County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Cobb County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 2,723no vehicle
  • 40,2951 vehicle
  • 87,2392 vehicles
  • 36,5633 vehicles
  • 10,5894 vehicles
  • 3,3605+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Cobb County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Cobb County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 7,493no vehicle
  • 47,8251 vehicle
  • 31,0512 vehicles
  • 7,9303 vehicles
  • 1,8564 vehicles
  • 6855+ vehicles

84.6% of Cobb County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 63% lived in Georgia.

Cobb County:

84.6%
State average:

85.1%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 291,346
  • Other state: 324,642
  • Northeast: 74,644
  • Midwest: 76,128
  • South: 138,502
  • West: 35,368
Year householders moved into unit in Cobb County, GA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Cobb County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 83.1%Utility gas
  • 15.2%Electricity
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 52.2%Utility gas
  • 46.1%Electricity
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 8,871
Here:

11.0%
Georgia:

8.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 3,233
Here:

7.1%
Georgia:

9.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 4,803
Here:

10.8%
Georgia:

18.8%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Cobb County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $257,542,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $80,054,000
    Parks and Recreation: $22,723,000
    Other: $8,179,000
    Parking Facilities: $775,000
    Solid Waste Management: $467,000
  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $168,958,000
    Regular Highways: $58,021,000
    Water Utilities: $16,229,000
    General Public Buildings: $11,555,000
    Sewerage: $10,819,000
    Central Staff Services: $117,000
    Local Fire Protection: $12,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $139,088,000
    Water Utilities: $100,846,000
    Local Fire Protection: $71,187,000
    Sewerage: $67,230,000
    Regular Highways: $59,884,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $55,574,000
    Parks and Recreation: $39,591,000
    Central Staff Services: $38,904,000
    General - Other: $36,425,000
    Financial Administration: $20,889,000
    Housing and Community Development: $15,797,000
    Libraries: $11,849,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $10,430,000
    General Public Buildings: $9,973,000
    Health - Other: $2,846,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,586,000
    Solid Waste Management: $713,000
    Parking Facilities: $182,000
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $302,942,000
    Corporate Stocks: $143,601,000
    Benefit Payments: $54,218,000
    Corporate Bonds: $41,434,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $13,140,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $12,084,000
    Total Federal Securities: $7,526,000
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-2,182,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $7,563,000
    Other: $6,587,000
    Highways: $546,000
    General Local Government Support: $23,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $14,707,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Water Utilities: $53,702,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $30,741,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $5,758,000
    Other - Electric Utilities: $3,168,000
    Other - General - Other: $165,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Water Utilities: $35,000
    Police Protection: $10,000
    Regular Highways: $5,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $23,559,000
    Highways: $6,692,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $934,384,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $589,160,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $386,600,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,376,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $17,727,000
    General Revenue - Other: $13,818,000
    Special Assessments: $5,888,000
    Royalties: $3,222,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,768,000
    Sale of Property: $1,085,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $23,391,000
    Regular Highways: $16,623,000
    Water Utilities: $7,071,000
    Financial Administration: $5,184,000
    Sewerage: $4,714,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,882,000
    General - Other: $1,960,000
    Police Protection: $1,611,000
    General Public Building: $1,166,000
    Local Fire Protection: $954,000
    Correctional Institutions: $234,000
    Libraries: $145,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $100,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $85,000
    Housing and Community Development: $52,000
    Parking Facilities: $36,000
    Health - Other: $14,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $333,192,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $120,081,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $52,000,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,145,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $20,267,000
    Other: $4,656,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,180,000
    Public Welfare: $472,000
  • Tax - Property: $320,679,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $137,535,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $24,943,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $16,079,000
    Other License: $13,849,000
    Other Selective Sales: $13,245,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $9,484,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $4,922,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,581,000
    Other: $379,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $242,098,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $10,447,000

Cobb County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $257,542,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $80,054,000
    Parks and Recreation: $22,723,000
    Other: $8,179,000
    Parking Facilities: $775,000
    Solid Waste Management: $467,000
  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $168,958,000
    Regular Highways: $58,021,000
    Water Utilities: $16,229,000
    General Public Buildings: $11,555,000
    Sewerage: $10,819,000
    Central Staff Services: $117,000
    Local Fire Protection: $12,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $139,088,000
    Water Utilities: $100,846,000
    Local Fire Protection: $71,187,000
    Sewerage: $67,230,000
    Regular Highways: $59,884,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $55,574,000
    Parks and Recreation: $39,591,000
    Central Staff Services: $38,904,000
    General - Other: $36,425,000
    Financial Administration: $20,889,000
    Housing and Community Development: $15,797,000
    Libraries: $11,849,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $10,430,000
    General Public Buildings: $9,973,000
    Health - Other: $2,846,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,586,000
    Solid Waste Management: $713,000
    Parking Facilities: $182,000
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $302,942,000
    Corporate Stocks: $143,601,000
    Benefit Payments: $54,218,000
    Corporate Bonds: $41,434,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $13,140,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $12,084,000
    Total Federal Securities: $7,526,000
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-2,182,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $7,563,000
    Other: $6,587,000
    Highways: $546,000
    General Local Government Support: $23,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $14,707,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Water Utilities: $53,702,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $30,741,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $5,758,000
    Other - Electric Utilities: $3,168,000
    Other - General - Other: $165,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Water Utilities: $35,000
    Police Protection: $10,000
    Regular Highways: $5,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $23,559,000
    Highways: $6,692,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $934,384,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $589,160,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $386,600,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,376,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $17,727,000
    General Revenue - Other: $13,818,000
    Special Assessments: $5,888,000
    Royalties: $3,222,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,768,000
    Sale of Property: $1,085,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $23,391,000
    Regular Highways: $16,623,000
    Water Utilities: $7,071,000
    Financial Administration: $5,184,000
    Sewerage: $4,714,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,882,000
    General - Other: $1,960,000
    Police Protection: $1,611,000
    General Public Building: $1,166,000
    Local Fire Protection: $954,000
    Correctional Institutions: $234,000
    Libraries: $145,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $100,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $85,000
    Housing and Community Development: $52,000
    Parking Facilities: $36,000
    Health - Other: $14,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $333,192,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $120,081,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $52,000,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,145,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $20,267,000
    Other: $4,656,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,180,000
    Public Welfare: $472,000
  • Tax - Property: $320,679,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $137,535,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $24,943,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $16,079,000
    Other License: $13,849,000
    Other Selective Sales: $13,245,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $9,484,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $4,922,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,581,000
    Other: $379,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $242,098,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $10,447,000

Cobb County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $257,542,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $80,054,000
    Parks and Recreation: $22,723,000
    Other: $8,179,000
    Parking Facilities: $775,000
    Solid Waste Management: $467,000
  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $168,958,000
    Regular Highways: $58,021,000
    Water Utilities: $16,229,000
    General Public Buildings: $11,555,000
    Sewerage: $10,819,000
    Central Staff Services: $117,000
    Local Fire Protection: $12,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $139,088,000
    Water Utilities: $100,846,000
    Local Fire Protection: $71,187,000
    Sewerage: $67,230,000
    Regular Highways: $59,884,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $55,574,000
    Parks and Recreation: $39,591,000
    Central Staff Services: $38,904,000
    General - Other: $36,425,000
    Financial Administration: $20,889,000
    Housing and Community Development: $15,797,000
    Libraries: $11,849,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $10,430,000
    General Public Buildings: $9,973,000
    Health - Other: $2,846,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,586,000
    Solid Waste Management: $713,000
    Parking Facilities: $182,000
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $302,942,000
    Corporate Stocks: $143,601,000
    Benefit Payments: $54,218,000
    Corporate Bonds: $41,434,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $13,140,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $12,084,000
    Total Federal Securities: $7,526,000
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-2,182,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $7,563,000
    Other: $6,587,000
    Highways: $546,000
    General Local Government Support: $23,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $14,707,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Water Utilities: $53,702,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $30,741,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $5,758,000
    Other - Electric Utilities: $3,168,000
    Other - General - Other: $165,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Water Utilities: $35,000
    Police Protection: $10,000
    Regular Highways: $5,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $23,559,000
    Highways: $6,692,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $934,384,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $589,160,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $386,600,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,376,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $17,727,000
    General Revenue - Other: $13,818,000
    Special Assessments: $5,888,000
    Royalties: $3,222,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,768,000
    Sale of Property: $1,085,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $23,391,000
    Regular Highways: $16,623,000
    Water Utilities: $7,071,000
    Financial Administration: $5,184,000
    Sewerage: $4,714,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,882,000
    General - Other: $1,960,000
    Police Protection: $1,611,000
    General Public Building: $1,166,000
    Local Fire Protection: $954,000
    Correctional Institutions: $234,000
    Libraries: $145,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $100,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $85,000
    Housing and Community Development: $52,000
    Parking Facilities: $36,000
    Health - Other: $14,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $333,192,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $120,081,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $52,000,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,145,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $20,267,000
    Other: $4,656,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,180,000
    Public Welfare: $472,000
  • Tax - Property: $320,679,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $137,535,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $24,943,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $16,079,000
    Other License: $13,849,000
    Other Selective Sales: $13,245,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $9,484,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $4,922,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,581,000
    Other: $379,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $242,098,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $10,447,000

Cobb County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $257,542,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $80,054,000
    Parks and Recreation: $22,723,000
    Other: $8,179,000
    Parking Facilities: $775,000
    Solid Waste Management: $467,000
  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $168,958,000
    Regular Highways: $58,021,000
    Water Utilities: $16,229,000
    General Public Buildings: $11,555,000
    Sewerage: $10,819,000
    Central Staff Services: $117,000
    Local Fire Protection: $12,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $139,088,000
    Water Utilities: $100,846,000
    Local Fire Protection: $71,187,000
    Sewerage: $67,230,000
    Regular Highways: $59,884,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $55,574,000
    Parks and Recreation: $39,591,000
    Central Staff Services: $38,904,000
    General - Other: $36,425,000
    Financial Administration: $20,889,000
    Housing and Community Development: $15,797,000
    Libraries: $11,849,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $10,430,000
    General Public Buildings: $9,973,000
    Health - Other: $2,846,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,586,000
    Solid Waste Management: $713,000
    Parking Facilities: $182,000
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $302,942,000
    Corporate Stocks: $143,601,000
    Benefit Payments: $54,218,000
    Corporate Bonds: $41,434,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $13,140,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $12,084,000
    Total Federal Securities: $7,526,000
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-2,182,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $7,563,000
    Other: $6,587,000
    Highways: $546,000
    General Local Government Support: $23,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $14,707,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Water Utilities: $53,702,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $30,741,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $5,758,000
    Other - Electric Utilities: $3,168,000
    Other - General - Other: $165,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Water Utilities: $35,000
    Police Protection: $10,000
    Regular Highways: $5,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $23,559,000
    Highways: $6,692,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $934,384,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $589,160,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $386,600,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,376,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $17,727,000
    General Revenue - Other: $13,818,000
    Special Assessments: $5,888,000
    Royalties: $3,222,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,768,000
    Sale of Property: $1,085,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $23,391,000
    Regular Highways: $16,623,000
    Water Utilities: $7,071,000
    Financial Administration: $5,184,000
    Sewerage: $4,714,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,882,000
    General - Other: $1,960,000
    Police Protection: $1,611,000
    General Public Building: $1,166,000
    Local Fire Protection: $954,000
    Correctional Institutions: $234,000
    Libraries: $145,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $100,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $85,000
    Housing and Community Development: $52,000
    Parking Facilities: $36,000
    Health - Other: $14,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $333,192,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $120,081,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $52,000,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,145,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $20,267,000
    Other: $4,656,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,180,000
    Public Welfare: $472,000
  • Tax - Property: $320,679,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $137,535,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $24,943,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $16,079,000
    Other License: $13,849,000
    Other Selective Sales: $13,245,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $9,484,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $4,922,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,581,000
    Other: $379,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $242,098,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $10,447,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 6,398
  • Number of aged recipients: 1,037
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 5,361
  • Number of recipients under 18: 1,502
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 3,337
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 1,559
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,807
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 2,956
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 87 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3,553$172,4083,144$232,72415,592$213,030546$93,60815$14,939,000894$154,84610$104,900
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED161$170,683221$226,4931,313$208,25099$66,1012$4,500,00073$128,8630$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED506$154,761499$199,7565,686$204,504491$48,3345$7,970,800487$129,29814$43,786
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN567$168,316514$216,9534,165$206,681164$88,3781$6,000,000240$133,2543$47,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS82$159,22099$243,4851,010$214,58841$132,0730$044$148,2500$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 87 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED670$240,603576$226,51916$152,063
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED214$229,864277$224,81214$140,214
APPLICATIONS DENIED98$234,082138$222,0878$170,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN44$223,95573$215,8362$148,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS32$245,93822$228,7275$234,600
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Cobb, GA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Cobb, GA - Value
Most common first names in Cobb County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1,78971.1 years
Mary1,59678.2 years
William1,51272.2 years
John1,40173.4 years
Robert1,13170.7 years
Charles83271.2 years
George62274.7 years
Dorothy57377.6 years
Thomas51471.9 years
Ruth47380.9 years
Most common last names in Cobb County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith81873.9 years
Brown49073.0 years
Johnson44173.2 years
Jones43172.1 years
Williams42873.0 years
Davis37573.0 years
Wilson26174.8 years
Martin25474.7 years
Anderson22874.3 years
Turner22374.3 years
Businesses in Cobb County, GA
NameCountNameCount
ALDI4Justice4
ALDO1KFC12
AMF Bowling1Kincaid2
AT&T18Kmart1
Abercrombie & Fitch1Knights Inn1
Abercrombie Kids1Kohl's3
Ace Hardware4Kroger18
Advance Auto Parts18LA Fitness7
Aeropostale2La Quinta3
Aerosoles1La-Z-Boy1
American Eagle Outfitters4Lane Bryant3
Ann Taylor3Lane Furniture4
Applebee's4LensCrafters5
Arby's14Little Caesars Pizza12
Ashley Furniture1Long John Silver's1
Audi1Lowe's3
AutoZone11Macy's3
Avenue1Marriott11
BMW1Marshalls4
Bakers2MasterBrand Cabinets10
Bally Total Fitness1Mazda1
Banana Republic2McDonald's33
Barnes & Noble3Men's Wearhouse4
Baskin-Robbins8Motel 62
Bath & Body Works4Motherhood Maternity6
Baymont Inn1New Balance8
Bebe2New York & Co2
Bed Bath & Beyond3Nike40
Ben & Jerry's2Nissan2
Best Western2Office Depot5
Blockbuster12OfficeMax5
Brookstone1Old Navy3
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards3Olive Garden2
Budget Car Rental3On The Border1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Outback1
Burger King16Outback Steakhouse1
CVS24Pac Sun1
Cache1Panda Express6
CarMax1Panera Bread5
Caribou Coffee2Payless9
Casual Male XL2Penske8
Catherines2PetSmart5
Charlotte Russe2Pier 1 Imports3
Chevrolet3Pizza Hut13
Chick-Fil-A20Plato's Closet1
Chico's3Popeyes4
Chipotle2Pottery Barn1
Chuck E. Cheese's3Publix Super Markets24
Church's Chicken3Quality3
Cinnabon 2Quiznos9
Circle K3RadioShack8
Cold Stone Creamery5Ramada1
Coldwater Creek2Red Lobster3
ColorTyme1Red Roof Inn2
Comfort Inn3Rite Aid19
Comfort Suites2Rooms To Go4
Costco2Ruby Tuesday4
Cracker Barrel2Rue212
Curves6Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
DHL9SAS Shoes2
Dairy Queen9SONIC Drive-In3
Days Inn2Sam's Club1
Decora Cabinetry6Sears8
Discount Tire3Sephora2
Domino's Pizza2Sheraton1
DressBarn2Shoe Carnival1
Dressbarn3Sleep Inn2
Dunkin Donuts15Soma Intimates2
Econo Lodge2Spencer Gifts2
Eddie Bauer2Sprint Nextel9
Express2Staples3
Extended Stay America2Starbucks26
Extended Stay Deluxe3Steak 'n Shake4
Famous Footwear3Studio 61
FedEx118Studio Plus Deluxe Studios1
Finish Line2Subaru1
Firestone Complete Auto Care8Suburban1
Foot Locker3Subway33
Ford3Super 83
Forever 213T-Mobile20
Fredericks Of Hollywood1T.G.I. Driday's1
GNC18T.J.Maxx4
GameStop9Taco Bell18
Gap3Talbots3
Goodwill1Target7
Gymboree4The Athlete's Foot1
H&M2The Cheesecake Factory1
H&R Block23The Limited1
Haagen-Dazs3Torrid1
Hardee's2Toyota2
Havertys Furniture2Toys"R"Us5
Hilton10Trader Joe's1
Hobby Lobby2Travelodge1
Holiday Inn5True Value2
Hollister Co.1U-Haul43
Home Depot10UPS138
Homestead Studio Suites2Value City Furniture2
Honda1Vans4
Hot Topic1Verizon Wireless5
Houlihan's1Victoria's Secret4
Hyatt1Volkswagen2
Hyundai2Waffle House30
IHOP6Walgreens20
InTown Suites1Walmart8
J.Crew1Wendy's26
JCPenney2Wet Seal2
JoS. A. Bank4Whole Foods Market2
Johnny Rockets2Wingate2
Jones New York11World Gym1
Journeys2YMCA3

Cobb County on our top lists:

  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"