Butts County Development Authority
625 West Third St., Jackson, GA 30233
Phone: (770) 775-4851

Butts County is the perfect solution to your business’ logistical needs.

Monday, 25/06/2018

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Workforce/Demographics & Commuting
As a primarily rural county on the fringes of both metropolitan Atlanta and Macon, Georgia, Butts County has the trained and educated workforce that your business enterprise needs.

Butts County Population

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City of Jenkinsburg 371
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City of Flovila 640
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City of Jackson 5,017
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Butts County, Georgia 23,817
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Butts county area 476,819

Butts County Age Demographics

Currently, the median age of Butts County residents is 39.2. More than 62% of the population is within the prime working age ranges and another nearly 6% are in the teen working age range.

19 & under
23.8%
  • Under age 55.8%
  • Ages 5-96.0%
  • Ages 10-146.1%
  • Ages 15-195.9%
20 - 64
62.4%
  • Ages 20-247.7%
  • Ages 25-3413.6%
  • Ages 35-4414.3%
  • Ages 45-5414.2%
  • Ages 55-596.5%
  • Ages 60-646.1%
65+
13.9%
  • Ages 65-748.6%
  • Ages 75-843.6%
  • Ages 85+1.7%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Fact Finder, 2015-2016

Butts County’s Average Workforce

Butts County has access to an expanded labor pool from the neighboring Georgia counties of Henry, Jasper, Lamar, Monroe, Newton and Spalding, that collectively form Butts County’s labor-shed area. This seven-county labor shed area translates into a labor pool of more than 223,000 workers for industries that locate in Butts County.

  Civilian Labor Force Number Employed Number Unemployed Unemployment Rate Average Weekly Wage
Butts County 10,413 9,826 587 5.6% $671
7-County Draw Area
(20-30 mile radius)
223,863 210,943 12,920 5.8% $729
Georgia 4,920,464 4,656,255 264,209 5.4% $1,069
Source: Georgia Department of Labor Area Labor Profiles, 2016

Commuting, Butts County

Residents who work in Butts County 1,873
Residents who work outside Butts County 6,494
Non-residents who work in Butts County 3,784

Source: U.S. Census Bureau Mapping, 2014