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Demographics Basics

Population: 756,417

Age

Average 36.8 years of age

Age Ranges in Cobb
Age Percentage
0-4 6.1%
5-9  6.3%
10-14 6.6%
15-24 13.2%
25-34 15.1%
35-44 13.6%
45-54 13.8%
55-64 12.5%
65-74  8.2%
75-84 3.4%
85+ 1.2%

Employment and Income

Civilian employed population 16 years and over: 431,224

Median household income for Cobb County: $81,212

Per capita income for Cobb:  $42,008

Race

  • White 55.8%
  • African American 28.7%
  • Hispanic (of any race) 13.4%
  • Asian 6.1%
  • Other 5.6%
  • Two or more races: 3.4%

Source:  ESRI, U.S. Census Bureau, Esri forecasts for 2020

Education

Educational Attainment: Percent high school graduate or higher 92.2%

  • Less than 9th Grade: 3.5%
  • 9th - 12th Grade, No Diploma: 3.7%
  • High School Graduate :15.8%
  • GED/Alternative Credential: 2.4%
  • Some College, No Degree: 18.2%
  • Associate Degree: 7.5%
  • Bachelor's Degree: 31.2%
  • Graduate/Professional Degree: 17.7%

Source:  ESRI, U.S. Census Bureau, Esri forecasts for 2020

Cobb County School System

2020-2021 School Year

Enrollment:

  • 107,379
  • 22 National Blue Ribbon Schools
  • 58 Georgia Schools of Excellence

Total number of schools: 111

  • Elementary Schools: 66
  • Middle Schools: 25
  • High Schools: 17
  • Charter Schools: 1
  • Special Education Centers: 1
  • Adult Education Center : 1
  • South Cobb Early Learning Center: 1

CCSD also has 7 high school magnet programs for advanced studies in:

  • Math, Science & Technology
  • International Studies
  • Engineering & Biotechnology
  • International Baccalaureate
  • Performing Arts
  • Medical Sciences & Research

36 Cobb County STEM Certified Schools

2 Cobb County STEAM Certified School

6 Georgia STEM Certified Schools

2 Georgia STEAM Certified Schools

13 Cognia (formerly AdvancED) STEM Certified Schools

29 National Blue Ribbon Schools

56 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 - 34.9%
  • Black - 30.6%
  • Hispanic - 23.8%
  • Asian - 6.0%
  • Other - 4.7%

Source: cobbk12.org