Atkinson County, Georgia Population 2018

Atkinson County, Georgia's estimated population is 8,342 with a growth rate of 0.90% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Atkinson County, Georgia is the 137th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20178,342740.90%
20168,268-52-0.62%
20168,320-55-0.66%
20158,3751321.60%
20148,243-42-0.51%
20138,285120.15%
20128,273-100-1.19%
20118,37380.10%
20108,3652,15234.64%
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
White5,910
Black or African American1,496
Some Other Race740
Two or More Races64
American Indian and Alaska Native58

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Atkinson County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Atkinson County, Georgia Median Age

35.3


Total

34.9


Male

35.7


Female

Atkinson County, Georgia Adults

There are 5,903 adults, (951 of which are seniors) in Atkinson County, Georgia.

Atkinson County, Georgia Age Dependency

66.8

Age Dependency Ratio

19.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Atkinson County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

4,024

48.67%

Male

4,244

51.33%

Atkinson County, Georgia Households and Families

Atkinson County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Atkinson County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.8%14.2%
All72%28%
Female59.6%40.4%
Non Family59.3%40.7%
Male54.3%45.7%

72.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Atkinson County, Georgia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7173.0372
Married1,3143.4785.8
Non Family9051.2559.3
Female3715.1159.6
Male1275.0554.3

3.79

Average Family Size

3.03

Average Household Size

7.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Atkinson County, Georgia Households

Atkinson County, Georgia Education

Atkinson County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade91617.58%
9th to 12th Grade75714.53%
High School Graduate2,08740.05%
Some College73114.03%
Associates Degree3727.14%
Bachelors Degree2063.95%
Graduate Degree1422.73%

Atkinson County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,2152,496307
Hispanic1,00031716
Black97570725
Other Race34535
Multiple Races1893
Native American1616

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 native american people with a rate of 16.67%.

Atkinson County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,117$30,833$21,259
Less Than High School$20,290$22,500$16,250
High School Grad$26,410$31,346$19,831
Some College$30,338$37,917$22,143
Bachelors Degree$41,161$49,338$33,173
Graduate Degree$50,000$55,417$49,583

$26,117

Average Earnings

$30,833

Average Male

$21,259

Average Female

Atkinson County, Georgia Language

Atkinson County, Georgia Language by Age

Atkinson County, Georgia Language

77.69% of Atkinson County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 22.31% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.74% of the population.

Atkinson County, Georgia Poverty

Atkinson County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,6461,04022.38%
Hispanic2,04586542.30%
Other74031342.30%
Black1,48031221.08%
Native585391.38%
Multiple631219.05%

27.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.01%

Male Poverty Rate

31.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Atkinson County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Atkinson County, Georgia is Native, with 91.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Atkinson County, Georgia is Multiple, with 19.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.62%.

Atkinson County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.29%
High School20.04%
Some College9.80%
Bachelors or Greater6.45%

Atkinson County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.50%
Male Unemployed29.79%
Female Employed14.60%
Male Employed12.59%

Atkinson County, Georgia Income

Atkinson County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,296$47,994
Families$35,000$57,514
Married Families$43,676$
Non Families$18,081$25,062

Atkinson County, Georgia Marital Status

Atkinson County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.9%

Male Marriage Rate

50.1%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Atkinson County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Atkinson County, Georgia Veterans

Atkinson County, Georgia Veterans by War

366

Number of Veterans

332

Male Veterans

34

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam137
First Gulf War131
Korea34
Second Gulf War17
World War II10

Atkinson County, Georgia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 64101
65 to 7495
35 to 5476
18 to 3450
75+44

Atkinson County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2926.73%
Black726.79%
Indian28.33%

Atkinson County, Georgia Veterans by Education

4.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Atkinson County, Georgia Employment Status

Atkinson County, Georgia Employment by Age

59.1%

Labor Force Participation

55.6%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Atkinson County, Georgia Employment by Race

Atkinson County, Georgia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Atkinson County, Georgia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Pearson21132083-30-1.42%
Willacoochee13911370-21-1.51%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990