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Paulding County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2014: 148,987 (80% urban, 20% rural); it was 81,678 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 34,302
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,277
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 24,383
Renter-occupied apartments: 8,526 (it was 3,706 in 2000)
% of renters here:

13%
State:

34%

Land area: 313 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 475 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Paulding County: 95.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (29.0%), Educational, health and social services (13.8%), Manufacturing (11.3%), Retail trade (10.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 66%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 30%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Paulding County, Georgia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (75.0%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (16.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (5.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • Asian alone (0.9%)
Median resident age:  33.0 years
Georgia median age:  35.0 years
Males: 72,835  (48.9%)
Females: 76,152  (51.1%)
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Paulding County,GA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Paulding County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $56,307 ($52,161 in 1999)

This county:

$56307
Georgia:

$47829

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $858 (lower quartile is $684, upper quartile is $989)
This county:

$858
State:

$676


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $124,200 (it was $103,600 in 2000)
Paulding:

$124,200
Georgia:

$141,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $82,900 - $171,700
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,225
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $358

Institutionalized population: 647

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 15
  • Robberies: 12
  • Assaults: 172
  • Burglaries: 615
  • Thefts: 1769
  • Auto thefts: 388
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 2171 buildings, average cost: $73,300
  • 2001: 2446 buildings, average cost: $76,900
  • 2002: 2675 buildings, average cost: $79,300
  • 2003: 2711 buildings, average cost: $86,800
  • 2004: 2927 buildings, average cost: $87,800
  • 2005: 3454 buildings, average cost: $115,600
  • 2006: 3238 buildings, average cost: $156,600
  • 2007: 1887 buildings, average cost: $164,900
  • 2008: 710 buildings, average cost: $173,600
  • 2009: 317 buildings, average cost: $176,800
  • 2010: 265 buildings, average cost: $161,700
  • 2011: 187 buildings, average cost: $146,600
  • 2012: 213 buildings, average cost: $133,200
  • 2013: 543 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2014: 930 buildings, average cost: $107,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,224 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $988 (0.8%)

Paulding County household income distribution in 2009 Paulding County home values distribution Paulding County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.0%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.6% for Black residents, 30.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.1% for American Indian residents, 11.2% for other race residents, 3.8% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.0%
Paulding County:

13.0%
Georgia:

19.0%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.4% for Black residents, 28.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.0% for American Indian residents, 9.6% for other race residents, 4.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 35 years old
(Males: 34 years old, Females: 36 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 36 years old, Black residents: 32 years old, American Indian residents: 61 years old, Asian residents: 19 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28 years old, Other race residents: 24 years old)

Area name: Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Paulding 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: Huntsville, Yorkville, Dallas, Hiram, Braswell.

Paulding County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

2012 air pollution in Paulding County:

Carbon Monoxide: 0.219 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Lead: 0.0020 µg/m3 (standard limit: 1.5 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.00 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.035 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 8.8 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Paulding County: Cheatham Hill Community Club (A), Metropolitan Atlanta Industrial Park (B), Due West (C), Indian Hills Country Club (D), Kennesaw Mountain Industrial Park (E), Kolbs Farm (F), North Cobb Industrial Park (G), Pinetree Country Club (H), Girl Scout Haven (I), Allatoona-Proctor Day Use Area (J), Allatoona Creek Day Use Area (K), Sweat Mountain Lookout Tower (L), Discovery Industrial Park (M), Interstate West Industrial Park (N), Six Flags Industrial Park (O), The Bluffs Office Park (P), Marietta Campground (Q), Crossroads Centre (R), Atlanta Country Club (S), Cobb County Fire and Emergency Services Station 6 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Wade Green Crossing Shopping Center (1), Johnson Ferry Shopping Center (2), Merchants Walk Shopping Center (3), Parkaire Mall Shopping Center (4), Powers Ferry Plaza Shopping Center (5), Horsebend Plaza Shopping Center (6), Kennesaw Crossing Shopping Center (7), Market Square Shopping Center (8), Terrell Mill Village Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Paulding County include: Greers Chapel (A), Seventh Day Adventist Church (B), Sandy Grove Church (C), Galilee Church (D), Mount Paran North Church (E), West Side Church (F), Austell Road Baptist Church (G), Big Bethel Church (H), Labelle Heights Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mabry Cemetery (1), Cheatham Hills Memorial Park (2), Kolb Cemetery (3), Mars Hill Cemetery (4), Mayes Cemetery (5), Morgan Hill Cemetery (6), Cheney Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Bazeman Lake (A), Bozeman Lake (B), Lake Jackson (C), Clark Lake (D), West Chastain Lake (E), East Chastain Lake (F), Wiggly Lake (G), Bearden Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Willeo Creek (A), Ward Creek (B), Tate Creek (C), Sope Creek (D), Rottenwood Creek (E), Gothards Creek (F), Rakestraw Creek (G), Bishop Creek (H), Nickajack Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Paulding County include: Fullers Park (1), Noonday Creek Park (2), Canterberry Park (3), Six Flags Over Georgia (4), Sweat Mountain Park (5), Carl Harrison Park (6), Clarkdale Historic District (7), Sandy Plains Park (8), Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Chaves County, New Mexico , Bartow County , Saluda County, South Carolina , Leflore County, Mississippi , Wilbarger County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.0%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 2,407
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 80.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,715 (45% naturalized citizens)

Paulding County:

2.1%
Whole state:

7.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 394
  • 1990 to 1994: 346
  • 1985 to 1989: 292
  • 1980 to 1984: 202
  • 1975 to 1979: 81
  • 1970 to 1974: 136
  • 1970 to 1974: 63
  • 1965 to 1969: 201

Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 24.7%

Paulding County marital status for males Paulding County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 25,227
  • One, attached: 125
  • Two: 400
  • 3 or 4: 258
  • 5 to 9: 359
  • 10 to 19: 161
  • 20 or more: 189
  • Mobile homes: 2,548
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 7

Housing units in Paulding County with a mortgage: 18,057 (2,118 second mortgage, 1,307 home equity loan, 54 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,701

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

75.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Paulding County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant27,28262
Mainline Protestant5,13814
Catholic2,7141
Other1,1634
Black Protestant1,1126
Orthodox1601
None104,755-
Paulding 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: 10
Paulding County:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 36
Paulding County:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 55
This county:

4.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Paulding County:

10.0%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Paulding County:

29.5%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.0%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Paulding County:

Average size of farms: 63 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $53,664
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $1438.27
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 19.23%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 79.53%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $37,818
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 12.20%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.19%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $22,207
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.60%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 20.78
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.74%
Vegetables: 8 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 8 acres

Tornado activity:

Paulding County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 843326.5 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 104 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 11/22/1992, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado injured 46 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Paulding 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 61.3 miles away from Paulding County center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 134.6 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 143.7 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 140.1 miles away from the 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 239.2 miles away from Paulding 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 301.7 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:

  • GeorgiaSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 18, 2009 to October 8, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1858): September 24, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1858, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • GeorgiaHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 27, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3218): September 5, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3218, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • GeorgiaWinter Storm, Incident Period: January 22, 2000 to February 1, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1311): January 28, 2000, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1311, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • GeorgiaSevere Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: February 14, 1998 to May 11, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1209): March 11, 1998, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1209, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • GeorgiaHurricane Opal, Incident Period: October 4, 1995 to October 5, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1071): October 10, 1995, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1071, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • GeorgiaSevere Snowfall, Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared (EM-3097): March 15, 1993, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3097, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snowfall
  • GeorgiaDrought, Incident Period: July 20, 1977, Emergency Declared (EM-3044): July 20, 1977, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3044, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • GeorgiaTORNADOES, Incident Period: April 5, 1974, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-425): April 5, 1974, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-425, Natural disaster type: Tornado
  • GeorgiaFLOODING, Incident Period: March 14, 1966, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-214): March 14, 1966, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-214, Natural disaster type: Flood

The number of natural disasters in Paulding County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (12%)
  • Germany (9%)
  • Pakistan (8%)
  • Jamaica (6%)
  • Panama (5%)
  • United Kingdom (5%)
  • Other Eastern Africa (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Paulding County (%):

  • United States or American (37%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • German (9%)
  • English (8%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Paulding County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 34,106 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 5,019 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 70 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 9 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 10 (0%)
  • Taxi: 25 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 45 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 16 (0%)
  • Walked: 176 (0%)
  • Other means: 297 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,057 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

  • 207 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 167 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 101 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 22 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally ill

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

  • 234 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 175 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 137 people in state prisons
  • 96 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 15 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $54,985.

8.65% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,898 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.65%
Georgia average:

9.45%


0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($75 average AGI)
Paulding County:

0.03%
Georgia average:

0.08%

6.42% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($25,530 average AGI)
2.20% relocated from other states ($10,292 average AGI)
Paulding County:

2.20%
Georgia average:

3.48%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cobb County, GA  2.72% ($36,112 average AGI)
from Douglas County, GA  0.76% ($33,627)
from Fulton County, GA  0.42% ($34,352)
from Carroll County, GA  0.39% ($32,364)
from Cherokee County, GA  0.32% ($41,927)
from Bartow County, GA  0.28% ($31,402)
from Polk County, GA  0.21% ($29,010)


8.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,729 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.75%
Georgia average:

9.32%


0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($136 average AGI)
Paulding County:

0.04%
Georgia average:

0.09%

6.19% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($24,574 average AGI)
2.53% relocated to other states ($12,019 average AGI)
Paulding County:

2.53%
Georgia average:

3.33%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cobb County, GA  2.40% ($37,421 average AGI)
to Douglas County, GA  0.70% ($29,401)
to Fulton County, GA  0.52% ($33,761)
to Carroll County, GA  0.40% ($27,413)
to Bartow County, GA  0.31% ($33,931)
to Cherokee County, GA  0.30% ($33,867)
to DeKalb County, GA  0.24% ($31,892)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 18.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 16.9
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 1.4

Births per 1000 population in Paulding County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 5.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 5.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 4.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Paulding County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Paulding County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 18.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Paulding County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Paulding County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 9,823 (7,624 aged, 2,199 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 5,822 (13%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (721)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (448)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (411)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (319)
  • Unspecified dementia (283)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (251)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (248)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (202)
  • Congestive heart failure (191)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (190)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.94
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 1825.630
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 203.9
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 24656.4

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1725.810
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 535.530
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4.45

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 14.96
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 40.03

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8.01
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 40.0. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 107.3. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 78.7
  • Other - 28.6

Household type by relationship:

Households: 141,662
  • In family households: 129,095 (27,018 male householders, 11,085 female householders)
    29,597 spouses, 49,184 children (44,402 natural, 1,208 adopted, 3,574 stepchildren), 3,301 grandchildren, 1,178 brothers or sisters, 1,471 parents, 1,893 other relatives, 3,193 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 12,567 (4,699 male householders (3,542 living alone)), 5,303 female householders (4,424 living alone)), 2,565 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 662 (647 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 12,379 2-persons, 9,415 3-persons, 9,406 4-persons, 4,422 5-persons, 1,574 6-persons, 907 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 7,966 1-person, 1,694 2-persons, 216 3-persons, 83 4-persons, 29 5-persons, 10 6-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons.

19,344 married couples with children.
3,689 single-parent households (1,068 men, 2,621 women).

95.7% of residents of Paulding County speak English at home.
2.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (65% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (79% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (80% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $187,299,000 ($1768 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $14,967,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $104,727,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $33,605,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $361,000
Federal grants: $33,291,000
Federal procurement contracts: $7,036,000 ($5,310,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $8,279,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,245,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $269,753,000
Federal Government insurance: $8,689,000

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

Births: 9,100
Here:

81 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,681
Here:

24 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +291
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +24,307
Here:

+216 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Paulding County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.83 millions of gallons per day (5% from ground, 95% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 684
  • 2000 to 2004: 24,353
  • 1990 to 1999: 15,777
  • 1980 to 1989: 5,782
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,807
  • 1960 to 1969: 952
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,186
  • 1940 to 1949: 299
  • 1939 or earlier: 637
Rooms in houses/apartments in Paulding County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 19
  • 3 rooms: 603
  • 4 rooms: 1,135
  • 5 rooms: 6,406
  • 6 rooms: 8,003
  • 7 rooms: 4,298
  • 8 rooms: 2,253
  • 9+ rooms: 1,666
  • 1 room: 4
  • 2 rooms: 83
  • 3 rooms: 288
  • 4 rooms: 1,064
  • 5 rooms: 1,087
  • 6 rooms: 766
  • 7 rooms: 279
  • 8 rooms: 74
  • 9+ rooms: 61
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Paulding County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 8
  • 1 bedroom: 239
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,174
  • 3 bedrooms: 17,698
  • 4 bedrooms: 3,757
  • 5+ bedrooms: 507
  • no bedroom: 19
  • 1 bedroom: 341
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,523
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,602
  • 4 bedrooms: 161
  • 5+ bedrooms: 60
Cars and other vehicles available in Paulding County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 548
  • 1 vehicle: 4,450
  • 2 vehicles: 12,638
  • 3 vehicles: 5,010
  • 4 vehicles: 1,185
  • 5+ vehicles: 552
  • no vehicle: 391
  • 1 vehicle: 1,538
  • 2 vehicles: 1,335
  • 3 vehicles: 362
  • 4 vehicles: 75
  • 5+ vehicles: 5

47% of Paulding County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 72% lived in Georgia.

Paulding County:

47.2%
State average:

50.8%

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

  • This state: 52806
  • Northeast: 4417
  • Midwest: 5426
  • South: 14111
  • West: 2527

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $125,400


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Paulding County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (57.2%)
  • Electricity (25.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16.0%)
  • Wood (1.4%)
  • Utility gas (39.2%)
  • Electricity (35.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20.5%)
  • Wood (3.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 640
Here:

5.7%
Georgia:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 163
Here:

3.9%
Georgia:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 431
Here:

21.4%
Georgia:

22.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Paulding County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,098,000
    Water Utilities: $3,722,000
    Sewerage: $2,482,000
    Parks and Recreation: $677,000
    Central Staff Services: $294,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $10,571,000
    Water Utilities: $7,688,000
    Sewerage: $5,471,000
    Local Fire Protection: $4,486,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,411,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,150,000
    Regular Highways: $4,018,000
    General - Other: $3,985,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,238,000
    Financial Administration: $2,645,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,497,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,140,000
    Health - Other: $1,910,000
    General Public Buildings: $963,000
    Libraries: $765,000
    Solid Waste Management: $615,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $338,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $8,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $357,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $1,879,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $7,290,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,649,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,065,000
    Police Protection: $826,000
    General - Other: $740,000
    Regular Highways: $630,000
    Sewerage: $276,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $195,000
    Water Utilities: $177,000
    Correctional Institutions: $73,000
    General Public Building: $43,000
    Financial Administration: $42,000
    Housing and Community Development: $28,000
    Health - Other: $15,000
    Libraries: $15,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $25,946,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,100,000

Paulding County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Sewerage: $7,116,000
    All Other: $4,207,000
    Solid Waste Management: $530,000
    Parks and Recreation: $359,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $609,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,547,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $931,000
    Special Assessments: $774,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $164,000
    Rents: $109,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $10,674,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,117,000
    Health and Hospitals: $510,000
    Highways: $375,000
    Public Welfare: $10,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $27,655,000
    Property: $25,923,000
    Other Selective Sales: $3,323,000
    Other License: $2,801,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $642,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $446,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $442,000
    NEC: $35,000

Paulding County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $54,432,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $52,008,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,424,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,137,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,604,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $533,000

Paulding County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,917,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $46,767,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,379,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,187
  • Number of aged recipients: 115
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,072
  • Number of recipients under 18: 269
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 692
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 226
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 399
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 573
Paulding County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Paulding County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 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 ORIGINATED1,335$128,910454$138,4232,689$164,06163$54,7943$5,028,000244$106,52516$89,688
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED47$124,29820$139,600274$171,99323$36,9570$04$185,7502$41,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED219$118,21064$120,6881,413$162,459156$32,4810$066$108,75822$58,409
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN172$135,78585$154,565944$165,86532$89,9382$6,482,00044$106,0004$129,250
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS41$127,97622$139,318230$168,1358$85,7500$07$92,7141$24,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED74$171,797132$189,9774$151,250
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED38$162,36847$207,4046$157,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED12$145,91729$203,3450$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$126,0007$109,1430$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$119,5717$240,7143$78,667

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Paulding County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James28569.0 years
William22370.9 years
John15472.9 years
Mary15274.7 years
Robert11868.9 years
Charles8568.9 years
George7072.9 years
Thomas6770.5 years
Ruth6078.5 years
Ruby5979.5 years
Most common last names in Paulding County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith15473.9 years
Cole8574.8 years
Williams6974.2 years
Jones6772.7 years
Brown5972.0 years
Davis5273.3 years
Johnson4770.0 years
Camp4776.8 years
Harris4677.7 years
Morris4275.3 years
Businesses in Paulding County, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Academy Sports + Outdoors1Marshalls1
Ace Hardware1McDonald's4
Advance Auto Parts1OfficeMax1
Applebee's1Panda Express1
Arby's2Payless1
AutoZone3Penske1
Best Western1PetSmart1
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut2
Buffalo Wild Wings1Publix Super Markets1
Burger King1Quiznos1
CVS1RadioShack1
Chick-Fil-A1Rite Aid1
Cold Stone Creamery1Ruby Tuesday1
DHL1Rue211
Dairy Queen1Ryan's Grill1
Days Inn1Sam's Club1
Discount Tire1Sears2
Domino's Pizza1Sephora1
Dunkin Donuts1Sleep Inn1
Famous Footwear1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx9Staples1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Starbucks2
GNC1Steak 'n Shake1
GameStop1T-Mobile3
H&R Block2Taco Bell1
Home Depot1Target1
IHOP1U-Haul5
JCPenney1UPS9
KFC1Verizon Wireless1
Kmart1Waffle House3
Kohl's1Walgreens1
Kroger3Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's2

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  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"