The data is a general snapshot of Demographics and useful information in District 5 taken directly from the 2010 Census. For these reasons, the figures above include incorporated areas. Based on the information above, current demographic trends consist of the following:
District 5 is a predominantly black District with a population just under 144 thousand residents. The majority of residents in the District are homeowners. The Median Household Income (MHHI) for District 5 is over 4 thousand dollars lower than the Median Household Income for DeKalb County. Additionally, 17% of residents in District 5 exist below the poverty line.
It is important to study these figures in order to understand what is happening at the District level and secure appropriate planning and zoning for the community.