Ben Hill County, Georgia Population 2018

Ben Hill County, Georgia's estimated population is 16,996 with a growth rate of -2.35% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ben Hill County, Georgia is the 102nd largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201716,996-409-2.35%
201617,4052151.25%
201617,190-133-0.77%
201517,323-100-0.57%
201417,423-3-0.02%
201317,426-151-0.86%
201217,577140.08%
201117,563-57-0.32%
201017,6201,3758.46%
199016,2452451.53%
198016,0002,82921.48%
197013,171-462-3.39%
196013,633-1,246-8.37%
195014,8793562.45%
194014,5231,47611.31%
193013,047-1,552-10.63%
192014,5992,73623.06%
191011,8630.00%

Ben Hill County, Georgia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White10,427
Black or African American6,269
Some Other Race410
Two or More Races277
Asian17
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5

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

Ben Hill County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Ben Hill County, Georgia Median Age

39.1


Total

38


Male

39.7


Female

Ben Hill County, Georgia Adults

There are 12,880 adults, (2,663 of which are seniors) in Ben Hill County, Georgia.

Ben Hill County, Georgia Age Dependency

70.2

Age Dependency Ratio

26

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Ben Hill County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

9,009

51.76%

Male

8,396

48.24%

Ben Hill County, Georgia Households and Families

Ben Hill County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ben Hill County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.9%24.1%
Male75.5%24.5%
All61%39%
Female49.2%50.8%
Non Family48.6%51.4%

61.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ben Hill County, Georgia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,4522.6561
Married2,6353.2175.9
Non Family2,1911.348.6
Female1,3613.649.2
Male2653.3175.5

3.25

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ben Hill County, Georgia Households

Ben Hill County, Georgia Education

Ben Hill County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6355.57%
9th to 12th Grade1,51213.26%
High School Graduate4,91643.12%
Some College2,16418.98%
Associates Degree9708.51%
Bachelors Degree7796.83%
Graduate Degree4243.72%

Ben Hill County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,0866,106981
Black3,6902,733198
Hispanic49731016
Other Race283182
Multiple Races101978
Asian1010
Islander5

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 13.84%.

Ben Hill County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,468$33,870$20,639
Less Than High School$23,478$27,672$11,593
High School Grad$25,975$30,620$16,880
Some College$26,932$38,110$21,070
Bachelors Degree$42,833$49,375$38,668
Graduate Degree$46,964$51,449$41,563

$27,468

Average Earnings

$33,870

Average Male

$20,639

Average Female

Ben Hill County, Georgia Language

Ben Hill County, Georgia Language by Age

Ben Hill County, Georgia Language

95.29% of Ben Hill County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 4.71% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.52% of the population.

Ben Hill County, Georgia Poverty

Ben Hill County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,0813,28754.05%
White9,6652,09821.71%
Hispanic1,05457454.46%
Multiple27717763.90%

35.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.21%

Male Poverty Rate

38.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ben Hill County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ben Hill County, Georgia is Multiple, with 63.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ben Hill County, Georgia is White, with 21.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.11%.

Ben Hill County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.40%
High School33.95%
Some College23.89%
Bachelors or Greater11.06%

Ben Hill County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed76.09%
Female Unemployed42.37%
Female Employed21.76%
Male Employed5.62%

Ben Hill County, Georgia Income

Ben Hill County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$29,510$39,139
Families$37,967$45,669
Married Families$51,090$
Non Families$17,806$25,408

Ben Hill County, Georgia Marital Status

Ben Hill County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.5%

Male Marriage Rate

39.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Ben Hill County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Ben Hill County, Georgia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35To44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Ben Hill County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Ben Hill County, Georgia Veterans

Ben Hill County, Georgia Veterans by War

793

Number of Veterans

729

Male Veterans

64

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam361
First Gulf War108
Korea100
World War II41
Second Gulf War40

Ben Hill County, Georgia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74273
75+184
35 to 54154
55 to 64142
18 to 3440

Ben Hill County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5456.81%
Black2445.59%
2 or More42.35%

Ben Hill County, Georgia Veterans by Education

12.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ben Hill County, Georgia Employment Status

Ben Hill County, Georgia Employment by Age

45.6%

Labor Force Participation

42%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

Ben Hill County, Georgia Employment by Race

Ben Hill County, Georgia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Ben Hill County, Georgia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Fitzgerald 90748927-147-1.62%
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