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Demographics

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Demographics Basics

Population: 760,513

Age

Average 36.8 years of age

Age Ranges in Cobb
Age Percentage
0-4 6.2%
5-9  6.4%
10-14 6.7%
15-24 13.1%
25-34 15.0%
35-44 13.8%
45-54 13.8%
55-64 12.4%
65-74  8.1%
75-84 3.3%
85+ 1.2%
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Demographics in Cobb County by Race
Demographics in Cobb: White: 56.1%, African American: 28.5%, Hispanic: 13.3%, Asian: 5.9%, Other: 5.6%, Two or more races: 3.4%

Employment and Income

Civilian employed population 16 years and over: 409,725

Median household income for Cobb County: $78,118

Per capita income for Cobb:  $39,357

Race

  • White 56.1%
  • African American 28.5%
  • Hispanic (of any race) 13.3%
  • Asian 5.9%
  • Other 5.6%
  • Two or more races: 3.4%

Source:  ESRI, U.S. Census Bureau, Esri forecasts for 2019

Education

Educational Attainment: Percent high school graduate or higher 92.2%

  • Less than 9th Grade: 3.6%
  • 9th - 12th Grade, No Diploma: 4.2%
  • High School Graduate :16.3%
  • GED/Alternative Credential: 2.4%
  • Some College, No Degree: 18.7%
  • Associate Degree: 7.5%
  • Bachelor's Degree: 30.4%
  • Graduate/Professional Degree: 16.9%

Source:  ESRI, U.S. Census Bureau, Esri forecasts for 2019

Cobb County School System

2019-2020 School Year

Enrollment:

  • 111,722
  • 22 National Blue Ribbon Schools
  • 58 Georgia Schools of Excellence
How Cobb County School District stacks up
  CCSD National GA
ACT Scores 22.8 20.8 21.4
SAT Scores 1,107 1,068 1,064
Graduation Rate  85.2% 84% 81.6%

Student Demographics*

  • Caucasian - 37.2%
  • Black - 30.3%
  • Hispanic - 22.4%
  • Asian - 6.0%
  • Other - 4.1%

Source: cobbk12.org