Atkinson County, Georgia Population 2019

Atkinson County, Georgia's estimated population is 8,215 with a growth rate of -0.45% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Atkinson County, Georgia is the 138th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20188,297821.00%
20178,215-37-0.45%
20168,252-92-1.10%
20158,3441261.53%
20148,218-48-0.58%
20138,266120.15%
20128,254-106-1.27%
20118,360-6-0.07%
20108,3662,15334.65%
19906,213721.17%
19806,1412624.46%
19705,879-309-4.99%
19606,188-1,174-15.95%
19507,3622693.79%
19407,0931992.89%
19306,894-762-9.95%
19207,6560.00%

Atkinson County, Georgia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White5,962
Black or African American1,499
Some Other Race719
Two or More Races74
American Indian and Alaska Native59

Atkinson County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2019

Atkinson County, Georgia Median Age

34.9


Total

34.7


Male

36.1


Female

Atkinson County, Georgia Adults

There are 5,994 adults, (1,038 of whom are seniors) in Atkinson County, Georgia.

Atkinson County, Georgia Age Dependency

67.7

Age Dependency Ratio

20.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Atkinson County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

4,201

50.54%

Male

4,112

49.46%

Atkinson County, Georgia Households and Families

Atkinson County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Atkinson County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.2%11.8%
All74.1%25.9%
Non Family64.2%35.8%
Female58.8%41.2%
Male46.9%53.1%

74.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8352.9274.1
Married1,3613.3888.2
Non Family9331.2264.2
Female3964.6658.8
Male1454.7946.9

3.65

Average Family Size

2.92

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Atkinson County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade85216.25%
9th to 12th Grade72813.89%
High School Graduate2,10340.12%
Some College76014.50%
Associates Degree3717.08%
Bachelors Degree2524.81%
Graduate Degree1763.36%

Atkinson County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,2762,553354
Hispanic1,01135115
Black94174559
Other Race32332
Native American1717
Multiple Races1782

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 11.76%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,852$32,216$21,607
Less Than High School$21,213$26,051$16,789
High School Grad$27,031$31,715$18,155
Some College$27,760$34,623$20,701
Bachelors Degree$44,813$52,026$40,714
Graduate Degree$52,438$$53,750

$27,852

Average Earnings

$32,216

Average Male

$21,607

Average Female

Atkinson County, Georgia Language

Atkinson County, Georgia Language by Age

Atkinson County, Georgia Language

76.81% of Atkinson County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 23.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 22.53% of the population.

Atkinson County, Georgia Poverty

Atkinson County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,67892019.67%
Hispanic2,04789543.72%
Black1,48139926.94%
Other71931243.39%
Native595491.53%
Multiple73912.33%

27.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.16%

Male Poverty Rate

31.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Atkinson County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Atkinson County, Georgia is Native, with 91.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Atkinson County, Georgia is Multiple, with 12.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.87%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.76%
High School16.94%
Some College10.55%
Bachelors or Greater5.14%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed35.71%
Female Unemployed30.24%
Female Employed13.54%
Male Employed10.36%

Atkinson County, Georgia Income

Atkinson County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,063$50,808
Families$35,357$59,220
Married Families$45,868-
Non Families$21,569$29,909

Atkinson County, Georgia Marital Status

Atkinson County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.6%

Male Marriage Rate

50.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Atkinson County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Atkinson County, Georgia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Atkinson County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Atkinson County, Georgia Veterans

455

Number of Veterans

444

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam172
First Gulf War154
Second Gulf War29
Korea18
World War II

Atkinson County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3527.96%
Black1009.32%
Indian28.00%
2 or More12.94%

Atkinson County, Georgia Veterans by Education

4.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Atkinson County, Georgia Employment Status

58.3%

Labor Force Participation

53.4%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Atkinson County, Georgia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Pearson21132083-30-1.42%
Willacoochee13911370-21-1.51%
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