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(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(Cobb County, Georgia)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 106,110

Renter-occupied housing units : 25,147

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 5,866

Renter-occupied housing units : 6,412

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 14,583

Renter-occupied housing units : 19,241

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 43,648

Renter-occupied housing units : 43,375


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(Cobb County, Georgia)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 16,913

Householder 35 to 44 years : 32,160

Householder 45 to 54 years : 39,137

Householder 55 to 59 years : 16,157

Householder 60 to 64 years : 12,895

Householder 65 to 74 years : 13,133

Householder 75 years and over : 3,818

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 1,761

Householder 35 to 44 years : 2,477

Householder 45 to 54 years : 5,409

Householder 55 to 59 years : 3,865

Householder 60 to 64 years : 5,175

Householder 65 to 74 years : 9,330

Householder 75 years and over : 7,977


(updated 2013)



Rent Asked
(Cobb County, Georgia)

Less than $100 : 148

$100 to $149 : 0

$150 to $199 : 0

$200 to $249 : 0

$250 to $299 : 92

$300 to $349 : 58

$350 to $399 : 0

$400 to $449 : 197

$450 to $499 : 439

$500 to $549 : 600

$550 to $599 : 705

$600 to $649 : 1,308

$650 to $699 : 1,242

$700 to $749 : 514

$750 to $799 : 679

$800 to $899 : 1,438

$900 to $999 : 629

$1,000 to $1,249 : 1,223

$1,250 to $1,499 : 408

$1,500 to $1,999 : 85

$2,000 or more : 386


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(Cobb County, Georgia)

Less than 10.0 percent : 2,899

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 6,651

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 12,642

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 12,323

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 10,259

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 7,838

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 6,281

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 8,219

50.0 percent or more : 22,291

Not computed : 4,772


(updated 2013)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Cobb County, Georgia)

Built 2010 or later : $275,100

Built 2000 to 2009 : $232,500

Built 1990 to 1999 : $208,900

Built 1980 to 1989 : $180,400

Built 1970 to 1979 : $173,400

Built 1960 to 1969 : $135,700

Built 1950 to 1959 : $124,500

Built 1940 to 1949 : $127,100

Built 1939 or earlier : $140,500


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Cobb County, Georgia: 67.4%

Percentage of Family Households in Georgia: 68.5%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Cobb County, Georgia

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 6,894 6,894 $865,752,675
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 13 52 $3,371,076
  Five or More Family 37 805 $42,255,216
  Total

6,944 7,751 $911,378,967
2000        
  Single Family 5,149 5,149 $659,908,253
  Two Family 2 4 $244,918
  Three and Four Family 7 21 $1,226,970
  Five or More Family 51 1,153 $49,207,649
  Total

5,209 6,327 $710,587,790
2001        
  Single Family 4,231 4,231 $622,450,631
  Two Family 3 6 $260,945
  Three and Four Family 4 16 $960,000
  Five or More Family 45 1,122 $62,821,568
  Total

4,283 5,375 $686,493,144
2002        
  Single Family 4,347 4,347 $634,351,161
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 35 853 $43,028,670
  Total

4,382 5,200 $677,379,831
2003        
  Single Family 4,697 4,697 $712,586,168
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 34 952 $36,189,038
  Total

4,731 5,649 $748,775,206
2004        
  Single Family 5,238 5,238 $942,317,040
  Two Family 1 2 $160,000
  Three and Four Family 6 21 $2,697,059
  Five or More Family 67 1,434 $84,202,178
  Total

5,312 6,695 $1,029,376,277
2005        
  Single Family 4,903 4,903 $951,423,320
  Two Family 1 2 $574,784
  Three and Four Family 4 12 $3,309,514
  Five or More Family 25 1,005 $119,412,676
  Total

4,933 5,922 $1,074,720,294
2006        
  Single Family 3,125 3,125 $703,192,833
  Two Family 20 40 $4,707,124
  Three and Four Family 38 144 $19,137,022
  Five or More Family 91 988 $82,934,061
  Total

3,274 4,297 $809,971,040


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Cobb County, GA): $58,289
Median Household Income In 2000 (Georgia): $42,433


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Cobb County): $145,300
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Georgia): $100,600


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Cobb County, Georgia

Utility Gas: 76.9%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 1.0%
Electricity: 21.8%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.1%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.1%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.1%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Cobb County, Georgia

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 26.68%
  • Juvenile facilities : 1.51%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 17.87%
  • Other institutional facilities : 3.45%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 43.01%
  • Military quarters : 0.4%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 7.09%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Cobb County): $806
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Georgia): $613
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Cobb County): $822


(updated 2010)



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