Appling County, GA

People

The total population of Appling County is 18,374. The median age is 38.8

18,374

Total Population

Gender Distribution
Male

49.9%

Male

Female

50.1%

Female

Age Distribution

Ages 0 to 9
2389
Ages 10 to 19
2402
Ages 20 to 29
2296
Ages 30 to 39
2143
Ages 40 to 49
2214
Ages 50 to 59
2329
Ages 60 to 64
1243
Ages 65+
3358

Median Age

39

Population Growth (in thousands)

Educational Attainment

17.86% of the population in Appling County have an Associate's degree or higher. 76.67% have a high school degree or higher.

< Grade 9
< Grade 9

8.59%

Grade 9-12
Grade 9-12

14.74%

High School
High School

39.4%

Some College
Some College

19.41%

Assoc Degree
Assoc Degree

7.46%

Bach Degree
Bach Degree

5.91%

Grad Degree
Grad Degree

4.49%

0

in the community

3

within 50 miles

Colleges

offer Associate's Degree or Certificate

0

in the community

7

within 50 miles

Universities

offer Bachelor's Degree or Higher

Labor Force

Appling County has a labor force of 7,449 people, with an unemployment rate of 2.2%.

7,449

2.2%

-0.9%

Unemployment Rate Change (1 year)

What are the largest job counts by occupation?

Office and Administrative support

Office and Administrative support

11.84%

877

Sales

Sales

11.29%

836

Education, Training/Library

Education, Training/Library

9.18%

680

Executive, Managers, and Administrators

Executive, Managers, and Administrators

9.13%

676

Production Workers

Production Workers

7.05%

522

Total Employees

7,405

20172018201920202021

The work distribution of total employees in Appling County is:

40%

Blue Collar

59%

White Collar


Total Establishments

684

Community Skyline

Businesses and Jobs

Appling County has a total of 684 businesses. In 2021, the leading industries in Appling County were Utility Services: Power, Gas, Steam, Water, and Sewage, Retail, Education, and Health Care and Social Services.

What are the top industries by jobs?

1
Utility Services: Power, Gas, Steam, Water, and Sewage

Utility Services: Power, Gas, Steam, Water, and Sewage

1,443

Jobs

3

Establishments

2
Retail

Retail

1,153

Jobs

125

Establishments

3
Education

Education

979

Jobs

12

Establishments

4
Health Care and Social Services

Health Care and Social Services

881

Jobs

71

Establishments

How many employees do businesses in Appling County have?

1-4

Employees

1-4 Employees

65.5%

5-9 Employees

17.4%

10-19 Employees

8.77%

20-49 Employees

4.97%

50-99 Employees

1.61%

100+ Employees

1.75%

Income and Spending

Households in Appling County earn a median yearly income of $44,667. 26.4% of the households earn more than the national average each year. Household expenditures average $47,493 per year. The majority of earnings get spent on Shelter, Transportation, Food and Beverages, Health Care, and Utilities.

$44,667

0

%

more than the county

31

%

less than the state

34

%

less than the nation

Income Distribution

How do people spend most of their money?

PER HOUSEHOLD

Shelter

Shelter

$10,036

Transportation

Transportation

$8,641

Food and Beverages

Food and Beverages

$7,090

Health Care

Health Care

$4,168

Utilities

Utilities

$3,705

Piggy Bank

$47,493

Housing

There are 46% more households who own their homes than there are renters.

Owners vs. Renters

HouseApartment Building

Transportation

Residents spend an average of 23 minutes commuting to work. Appling County is served by 23 airports within 50 miles. Rail can be accessed within the community. Interstates can be accessed 30 miles away.

23min

1 + 23(+50 miles)

30miles

Freight Rail

Taxes

Top State Corporate Income Tax

5.75%

Top State Corporate Capital Gains Tax

6%

Top State Personal Income Tax

5.75%

Top State Personal Capital Gains Tax

6%

State Sales Tax

4%