Chatham County, Georgia Population 2018

Chatham County, Georgia's estimated population is 290,501 with a growth rate of 2.79% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Chatham County, Georgia is the 5th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017290,5017,8882.79%
2016282,613-6,777-2.34%
2016289,3902,5710.90%
2015286,8193,9611.40%
2014282,8584,8951.76%
2013277,9631,4600.53%
2012276,5034,6331.70%
2011271,8706,0242.27%
2010265,84648,91122.55%
1990216,93514,7097.27%
1980202,22614,4597.70%
1970187,767-532-0.28%
1960188,29936,81824.31%
1950151,48133,51128.41%
1940117,97012,53911.89%
1930105,4315,3995.40%
1920100,03220,34225.53%
191079,6908,45111.86%
190071,23913,49923.38%
189057,74012,71728.25%
188045,0233,7449.07%
187041,27910,23632.97%
186031,0437,14229.88%
185023,9015,10027.13%
184018,8014,67433.09%
183014,127-610-4.14%
182014,7371,1978.84%
181013,5405944.59%
180012,9462,17720.22%
179010,7690.00%

Chatham County, Georgia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White150,695
Black or African American112,500
Asian7,270
Two or More Races7,188
Some Other Race3,927
American Indian and Alaska Native740
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander293

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

Chatham 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

Chatham County, Georgia Median Age

34.6


Total

32.9


Male

36


Female

Chatham County, Georgia Adults

There are 220,156 adults, (38,435 of which are seniors) in Chatham County, Georgia.

Chatham County, Georgia Age Dependency

55.6

Age Dependency Ratio

21.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Chatham County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

146,230

51.74%

Male

136,383

48.26%

Chatham County, Georgia Households and Families

Chatham County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Chatham County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.7%27.3%
All53.8%46.2%
Male46.8%53.2%
Non Family41.7%58.3%
Female36.8%63.2%

53.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Chatham County, Georgia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All106,7492.5353.8
Married43,6733.1372.7
Non Family40,6821.3341.7
Female17,9283.5736.8
Male4,4663.4646.8

3.19

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Chatham County, Georgia Households

Chatham County, Georgia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,0773.26%
9th to 12th Grade13,8637.44%
High School Graduate46,46624.95%
Some College45,94724.67%
Associates Degree12,6056.77%
Bachelors Degree37,77120.28%
Graduate Degree23,48312.61%

Chatham County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White102,85895,97142,609
Black66,89956,93512,996
Hispanic9,2166,9312,319
Asian4,9714,2712,463
Multiple Races2,5452,368890
Other Race2,0811,626376
Native American476358166
Islander25022866

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.30%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 49.55%.

Chatham County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,058$39,189$26,653
Less Than High School$17,944$20,790$13,730
High School Grad$25,042$30,723$20,029
Some College$30,020$38,810$23,434
Bachelors Degree$44,441$54,349$38,128
Graduate Degree$51,669$65,006$46,958

$32,058

Average Earnings

$39,189

Average Male

$26,653

Average Female

Chatham County, Georgia Language

Chatham County, Georgia Language by Age

Chatham County, Georgia Language

90.42% of Chatham County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 9.58% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.26% of the population.

Chatham County, Georgia Poverty

Chatham County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black106,86727,12525.38%
White134,35915,70211.69%
Hispanic15,9483,51722.05%
Multiple6,7581,19817.73%
Asian7,0541,17816.70%
Other3,60173420.38%
Native70219127.21%
Islander293155.12%

17.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.37%

Male Poverty Rate

20.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chatham County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chatham County, Georgia is Native, with 27.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chatham County, Georgia is Islander, with 5.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.88%.

Chatham County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.51%
High School15.63%
Some College13.03%
Bachelors or Greater5.87%

Chatham County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.72%
Male Unemployed30.96%
Female Employed12.17%
Male Employed7.22%

Chatham County, Georgia Income

Chatham County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,596$68,366
Families$61,809$80,998
Married Families$80,044$100,575
Non Families$33,815$45,383

Chatham County, Georgia Marital Status

Chatham County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.7%

Male Marriage Rate

39.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Chatham County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Chatham 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 55To64.

Chatham County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Chatham County, Georgia Veterans

Chatham County, Georgia Veterans by War

24,357

Number of Veterans

21,306

Male Veterans

3,051

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam7,229
First Gulf War6,794
Second Gulf War6,690
Korea1,817
World War II967

Chatham County, Georgia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 547,320
65 to 744,672
55 to 644,560
75+4,120
18 to 343,685

Chatham County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White14,86112.19%
Black8,89610.83%
Hispanic1,0389.22%
2 or More2537.72%
Asian1662.81%
Other1134.45%
Indian5810.45%
Hawaiian104.00%

Chatham County, Georgia Veterans by Education

6.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chatham County, Georgia Employment Status

Chatham County, Georgia Employment by Age

64.7%

Labor Force Participation

57.3%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

Chatham County, Georgia Employment by Race

Chatham County, Georgia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Chatham County, Georgia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Savannah13696314676398007.16%
Pooler1907123744467324.50%
Garden City871289001882.16%
Port Wentworth53597933257448.03%
Tybee Island298531131284.29%
Bloomingdale26442717732.76%
Thunderbolt252226831616.38%
Vernonburg1181301210.17%
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