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Cobb County Demographics

Population: 741,334

Age

Average 35.4 years of age in 2010

Age Ranges:

  • < 19 years: 27.6%
  • 20 – 64 years: 62.3%
  • > 65 years: 10.1 %

Employment and Income

Civilian employed population 16 years and over: 366,793

Median household income for Cobb County: $65,508

Per capita income for Cobb:  $33,778

Race

  • White 53.1%
  • African American 26.6%
  • Hispanic (of any race) 12.8%
  • Asian 5.2%
  • Other 2.2%

Source: neighborhoodnexus, 2015

Education

Educational Attainment: Percent high school graduate or higher 91.0%

Population 25 years and over:

  • High School Graduates:  19.5% or 92,335
  • Associate’s Degree: 7.1% or 33,500
  • Bachelor’s Degree:  29.2% or 138,291
  • Graduate or Professional degree: 14.9 % or 70,751

Cobb County School System

Information as of 10/5/2017

Enrollment:

  • 112,831*
  • 2nd largest district in Georgia
  • 23rd largest in United States

Student Demographics*

  • White - 38.1%
  • Black - 31.2%
  • Hispanic - 12.6%
  • Asian - 5.5%
  • Multi-Racial - 3.6%
  • American Indian - <1%
  • Pacific Islander - <1%

Graduation Rate:

  • 83.8% (2016)