Georgia Population 2016
Our 2016 estimate puts Georgia's population at 10,332,588. This value is based on the most recent Census estimates, released in 2016. The last confirmed population for Georgia was recorded during the last nationwide census, which took place in 2010. When the survey was completed, it revealed that 9,687,653 people were living within the state.
The recorded population in 2010 of 9,687,653 represented a rise of 18.3% on the numbers in 2000, which reached 8,186,453. An estimate released in July 2015 suggested that the population of Georgia had risen to 10,214,860.
At the current estimate of just over 10.3 million, Georgia is the 8th most populated state, recently passing Michigan.
With the 10th fastest growth rate of 1.19%, the population of Georgia first surpassed 10 million residents in 2013.
Georgia Population Density
Situated in the southeastern corner of the United States, Georgia is the 24th largest US state when it comes to sheer land mass. The total surface area is 59,425 square miles (or 153,909 square kilometers) and for every square mile of Georgian territory, there is an average of 168.4 people.
Georgia ranks 18th in the United States in population density.