About 15% of Georgians live beneath the poverty levels as determined by U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
- Georgia had only 1.9% job growth in 2018 (HUD).
- Georgia had 12.4% population growth from 2010 to 2018 (HUD)
- 19.6% of the population is under 18 years old (HUD)
Towns and Union Counties poverty level is $24,465 for a family of 2 adults and 2 children while a single parent and 1 child in poverty lives on less than $17,308 per U.S. Census (USC).
Females in Georgia between the ages of 25-34 years old and living in poverty exceed 120,000. (USC)
Males in Georgia between the ages of 25-34 years old and living in poverty exceed 65,000. (USC)
In Georgia 463,000 children less than 18 years old are living in poverty. Slightly more than half are male. (USC)