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Races in Atlanta, Georgia (GA) Detailed Stats: Ancestries, Foreign born residents, place of birth

 

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2009 2000

Races in Atlanta, GA (2009)

  • Black alone - 274,322 (50.7%)
  • White alone - 211,168 (39.0%)
  • Hispanic - 29,186 (5.4%)
  • Asian alone - 16,783 (3.1%)
  • Two or more races - 8,225 (1.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 735 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 512 (0.09%)

Races in Atlanta, GA (2000)

  • Black alone - 254,062 (61.0%)
  • White alone - 130,222 (31.3%)
  • Hispanic - 18,720 (4.5%)
  • Asian alone - 7,949 (1.9%)
  • Two or more races - 4,166 (1.0%)
  • Other race alone - 630 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 594 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 131 (0.03%)

2009 2000

Races in Georgia (2009)

  • White alone - 5,636,308 (57.3%)
  • Black alone - 2,908,588 (29.6%)
  • Hispanic - 815,966 (8.3%)
  • Asian alone - 289,918 (2.9%)
  • Two or more races - 131,860 (1.3%)
  • Other race alone - 23,460 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 17,562 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 5,549 (0.06%)

Races in Georgia (2000)

  • White alone - 5,128,661 (62.6%)
  • Black alone - 2,331,465 (28.5%)
  • Hispanic - 435,227 (5.3%)
  • Asian alone - 171,513 (2.1%)
  • Two or more races - 87,364 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 17,670 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 11,275 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3,278 (0.04%)


English speakers - Total:

89.4% of residents of Atlanta speak English at home.
5.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (49% speak English very well, 51% speak English less than very well).
5.2% of residents speak other language at home (77% speak English very well, 23% speak English less than very well).


English speakers - Born in the United States:

94.6% of residents of Atlanta speak English at home.
2.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (79% speak English very well, 21% speak English less than very well).
3.0% of residents speak other language at home (93% speak English very well, 7% speak English less than very well).


English speakers - Native, born elsewhere:

46.6% of residents of Atlanta speak English at home.
20.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (95% speak English very well, 5% speak English less than very well).
32.8% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).


English speakers - Foreign born:

23.6% of residents of Atlanta speak English at home.
38.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (26% speak English very well, 74% speak English less than very well).
37.8% of residents speak other language at home (63% speak English very well, 37% speak English less than very well).


White / Caucasian - Speak only English
Native:

94.1% (183,357)
Foreign born:

28.1% (4,211)
White / Caucasian - Speak another language
Native:

5.9% (11,480)
Foreign born:

71.9% (10,800)

Black or African American - Speak only English
Native:

98.1% (247,527)
Foreign born:

44.3% (2,709)
Black or African American - Speak another language
Native:

1.9% (4,864)
Foreign born:

55.7% (3,408)

American Indian / Alaska Native - Speak only English
Native:

79.8% (590)
Foreign born:

100.0% (119)
American Indian / Alaska Native - Speak another language
Native:

21.7% (161)
Foreign born:

42.3% (50)

Asian - Speak only English
Native:

51.4% (3,111)
Foreign born:

20.1% (1,997)
Asian - Speak another language
Native:

48.6% (2,943)
Foreign born:

79.9% (7,945)

Other race - Speak only English
Native:

19.6% (739)
Foreign born:

1.9% (142)
Other race - Speak another language
Native:

80.4% (3,034)
Foreign born:

98.1% (7,284)

Two or more races - Speak only English
Native:

90.2% (5,879)
Foreign born:

6.1% (27)
Two or more races - Speak another language
Native:

9.1% (594)
Foreign born:

100.0% (435)

White alone, not Hispanic / Latino - Speak only English
Native:

95.4% (181,049)
Foreign born:

44.9% (4,124)
White alone, not Hispanic / Latino - Speak another language
Native:

4.6% (8,826)
Foreign born:

55.1% (5,058)

Hispanic or Latino - Speak only English
Native:

39.2% (4,390)
Foreign born:

2.4% (360)
Hispanic or Latino - Speak another language
Native:

60.8% (6,804)
Foreign born:

97.6% (14,724)

27,352 residents are foreign born , , , (3.3% Latin America1.4% Asia0.9% Europe0.7% Africa).

This city:  6.6%
Georgia:  7.1%

Median age by place of birth - Atlanta

Place of birth - Atlanta
White / Caucasian

Place of birth - Atlanta
Black or African American

Place of birth - Atlanta
American Indian / Alaska Native

Place of birth - Atlanta
Asian

Place of birth - Atlanta
Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander

Place of birth - Atlanta
Other race

Place of birth - Atlanta
Two or more races

Place of birth - Atlanta
White alone, not Hispanic / Latino

Place of birth - Atlanta
Hispanic or Latino

Population born outside the United States - Atlanta

Year of entry for the foreign-born population - Atlanta

Year of entry for the foreign-born male population - Atlanta

Year of entry for the foreign-born female population - Atlanta

Place of birth by age - Atlanta

Marital status for White (Caucasian) population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 52.9%
  • Now married: 35.5%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 0.7%
  • Divorced: 10.5%
Females:
  • Never married: 42.1%
  • Now married: 39.9%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

73.1% (2,513)
Unmarried:

26.9% (924)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

36.3% (23,657)
Unmarried:

63.7% (41,515)
Marital status for Black or African American population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 63.3%
  • Now married: 19.7%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 10.9%
Females:
  • Never married: 54.3%
  • Now married: 16.1%
  • Separated: 5.3%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

14.9% (750)
Unmarried:

85.1% (4,276)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

18.5% (13,997)
Unmarried:

81.5% (61,546)
Marital status for American Indian / Alaska Native population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 31.2%
  • Now married: 7.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 61.7%
Females:
  • Never married: 71.2%
  • Now married: 13.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

0.0% (0)
Unmarried:

102.9% (34)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

19.1% (48)
Unmarried:

84.8% (215)
Marital status for Asian population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 64.8%
  • Now married: 32.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.8%
  • Divorced: 0.4%
Females:
  • Never married: 50.9%
  • Now married: 36.6%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

100.0% (169)
Unmarried:

0.0% (0)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

27.9% (1,785)
Unmarried:

72.1% (4,608)
Marital status for Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 76.0%
  • Now married: 24.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%
Females:
  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 19.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 80.6%

Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

0.0% (0)
Unmarried:

100.0% (29)
Marital status for Other race population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 51.0%
  • Now married: 41.9%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 2.0%
  • Divorced: 2.0%
Females:
  • Never married: 35.9%
  • Now married: 61.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.8%
  • Divorced: 0.9%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

80.7% (224)
Unmarried:

16.6% (46)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

61.6% (1,715)
Unmarried:

39.9% (1,109)
Marital status for Two or more races population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 57.5%
  • Now married: 29.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 13.4%
Females:
  • Never married: 57.3%
  • Now married: 27.4%
  • Separated: 6.5%
  • Widowed: 1.3%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

27.3% (37)
Unmarried:

87.0% (117)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

20.4% (495)
Unmarried:

78.2% (1,893)
Marital status for White alone, not Hispanic / Latino population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 53.0%
  • Now married: 35.3%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 0.7%
  • Divorced: 10.7%
Females:
  • Never married: 41.7%
  • Now married: 40.1%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

71.2% (2,282)
Unmarried:

28.8% (924)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

36.9% (22,801)
Unmarried:

63.1% (39,046)
Marital status for Hispanic or Latino population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 56.6%
  • Now married: 36.9%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 0.7%
  • Divorced: 4.3%
Females:
  • Never married: 42.0%
  • Now married: 44.0%
  • Separated: 4.6%
  • Widowed: 2.0%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

100.0% (231)
Unmarried:

0.0% (0)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

46.0% (3,575)
Unmarried:

54.0% (4,199)

Ancestries in Atlanta
(Other ancestries excluded from the graph)

  • Other - 229,122 (55.0%)
  • English - 24,686 (5.9%)
  • German - 18,709 (4.5%)
  • Irish - 18,596 (4.5%)
  • United States - 12,412 (3.0%)
  • Subsaharan African - 7,699 (1.8%)
  • Scottish - 6,711 (1.6%)
  • Italian - 6,609 (1.6%)
  • Scotch-Irish - 6,088 (1.5%)
  • French - 4,984 (1.2%)
  • Polish - 3,441 (0.8%)
  • Russian - 3,233 (0.8%)
  • West Indian - 2,406 (0.6%)
  • Dutch - 2,090 (0.5%)
  • Swedish - 1,738 (0.4%)
  • Welsh - 1,472 (0.4%)
  • Norwegian - 1,310 (0.3%)
  • Arab - 963 (0.2%)
  • Greek - 913 (0.2%)
  • French Canadian - 850 (0.2%)
  • Hungarian - 809 (0.2%)
  • Czech - 781 (0.2%)
  • Swiss - 621 (0.1%)
  • Danish - 613 (0.1%)
  • Lithuanian - 509 (0.1%)
  • Ukrainian - 419 (0.1%)
  • Slovak - 239 (0.06%)
  • Portuguese - 222 (0.05%)

Geographical mobility - Same house 1 year ago (%)

  • White: 173,770 (78.8%)
  • Black or African American: 217,255 (79.4%)
  • American Indian / Alaska Native: 721 (77.5%)
  • Asian: 8,697 (52.5%)
  • Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 13 (17.1%)
  • Other race: 9,777 (76.2%)
  • Two or more races: 5,909 (62.3%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 166,074 (79.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 21,512 (74.6%)

Geographical mobility - Moved within same county (%)

  • White (Caucasian): 22,357 (10.1%)
  • Black or African American: 36,710 (13.4%)
  • American Indian / Alaska Native: 58 (6.2%)
  • Asian: 1,836 (11.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 15 (19.7%)
  • Other race: 1,150 (9.0%)
  • Two or more races: 1,614 (17.0%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 19,153 (9.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3,850 (13.3%)

Geographical mobility - Moved within same state (%)

  • White: 13,423 (6.1%)
  • Black or African American: 12,780 (4.7%)
  • American Indian / Alaska Native: 117 (12.6%)
  • Asian: 2,487 (15.0%)
  • Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 48 (63.2%)
  • Other race: 684 (5.3%)
  • Two or more races: 1,110 (11.7%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 12,526 (6.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1,997 (6.9%)

Geographical mobility - Moved from different state (%)

  • White / Caucasian: 10,031 (4.5%)
  • Black or African American: 6,502 (2.4%)
  • American Indian / Alaska Native: 45 (4.8%)
  • Asian: 1,520 (9.2%)
  • Other race: 695 (5.4%)
  • Two or more races: 852 (9.0%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 9,868 (4.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1,257 (4.4%)

Geographical mobility - Moved from abroad (%)

  • White (Caucasian): 971 (0.4%)
  • Black or African American: 272 (0.1%)
  • Asian: 2,031 (12.3%)
  • Other race: 212 (1.6%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 761 (0.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 232 (0.8%)
Children Nativity - Atlanta, GA
Under 6 years 6 to 17 years

Living with two parents:

Both parents native
( • Native: 16,723 • Foreign born: 153 )

Both parents foreign born
( • Native: 2,189 • Foreign born: 263 )

One native & one foreign-born parent
( • Native: 2,147 • Foreign born: 0 )

Living with one parent:

Native parent
( • Native: 19,359 • Foreign born: 127 )

Living with two parents:

Both parents native
( • Native: 22,498 • Foreign born: 202 )

Both parents foreign born
( • Native: 2,614 • Foreign born: 1,067 )

One native & one foreign-born parent
( • Native: 1,323 • Foreign born: 0 )

Living with one parent:

Native parent
( • Native: 30,740 • Foreign born: 264 )

Foreign-born parent
( • Native: 1,387 • Foreign born: 604 )


Place of birth for the foreign-born population - Regions

  • Asia: 12,308
  • Europe: 6,365
  • South Central Asia: 5,191
  • Eastern Asia: 3,919
  • Eastern Europe: 1,932
  • Western Europe: 1,906
  • Northern Europe: 1,541
  • Southern Europe: 812

Place of birth for the foreign-born population - Countries

  • India: 3,521
  • China: 1,695
  • Korea: 1,200
  • Germany: 909
  • Bangladesh: 759
  • Russia: 653
  • France: 604
  • Japan: 588
  • Taiwan: 449
  • England: 388
  • Spain: 307
  • Iran: 282
  • Italy: 216
  • Greece: 199
  • Netherlands: 191
  • Ukraine: 187
  • Poland: 177
  • Switzerland: 171
  • Romania: 147
  • Ireland: 135
  • Scotland: 132
  • Albania: 124
  • Latvia: 99
  • Sweden: 82
  • Belgium: 81
  • Bulgaria: 81
  • Other Eastern Europe: 78
  • Lithuania: 74
  • Hungary: 73
  • Hong Kong: 66
  • Norway: 50
  • Portugal: 48
  • Other Northern Europe: 46
  • Austria: 31
  • Moldova: 30
  • Croatia: 23
  • Denmark: 22
  • Yugoslavia: 21
  • Czechoslovakia: 17
  • Afghanistan: 10

Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - White (Caucasian):
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

111.7% (204)
60 years and over:

2.9% (5)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

41.3% (368)
60 years and over:

53.7% (477)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - Black or African American:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

65.1% (3,741)
60 years and over:

34.9% (2,003)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

57.4% (3,351)
60 years and over:

42.6% (2,486)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - Asian:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

83.3% (5)
60 years and over:

0.0% (0)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

56.9% (144)
60 years and over:

26.9% (68)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - Other race:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

110.6% (66)
60 years and over:

0.0% (0)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

110.2% (72)
60 years and over:

0.0% (0)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - White alone, not Hispanic / Latino:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

117.9% (84)
60 years and over:

3.0% (2)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

23.7% (133)
60 years and over:

75.8% (426)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - Hispanic or Latino:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

102.8% (159)
60 years and over:

0.0% (0)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

108.9% (318)
60 years and over:

0.0% (0)

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