Dawson County, Georgia Population 2019

Dawson County, Georgia's estimated population is 24,324 with a growth rate of 3.03% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dawson County, Georgia is the 74th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201825,0837593.12%
201724,3247163.03%
201623,6082961.27%
201523,3123341.45%
201422,9782951.30%
201322,6832190.97%
201222,4641740.78%
201122,29020.01%
201022,28812,859136.38%
19909,4294,65597.51%
19804,7741,13531.19%
19703,639491.36%
19603,590-122-3.29%
19503,712-767-17.12%
19404,47997727.90%
19303,502-702-16.70%
19204,204-482-10.29%
19104,686-756-13.89%
19005,442-170-3.03%
18905,612-225-3.85%
18805,8371,46833.60%
18704,36951313.30%
18603,8560.00%

Dawson County, Georgia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White22,609
Two or More Races370
Black or African American276
Asian64
Some Other Race60
American Indian and Alaska Native18

Dawson County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2019

Dawson County, Georgia Median Age

43.3


Total

42


Male

44.1


Female

Dawson County, Georgia Adults

There are 18,417 adults, (4,466 of whom are seniors) in Dawson County, Georgia.

Dawson County, Georgia Age Dependency

67.7

Age Dependency Ratio

32

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Dawson County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

11,868

50.72%

Male

11,529

49.28%

Dawson County, Georgia Households and Families

Dawson County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Dawson County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.4%11.6%
All79.8%20.2%
Female70.2%29.8%
Non Family65.3%34.7%
Male57.7%42.3%

79.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,5572.7179.8
Married5,3133.1688.4
Non Family2,1361.1665.3
Female7563.4970.2
Male3523.6457.7

3.14

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Dawson County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7564.54%
9th to 12th Grade1,4348.62%
High School Graduate4,76428.62%
Some College3,46620.82%
Associates Degree1,0516.31%
Bachelors Degree3,22619.38%
Graduate Degree1,94711.70%

Dawson County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,73113,7344,934
Hispanic494342
Black16413573
Multiple Races14214298
Asian645249
Other Race604619
Native American1818

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 asian people with a rate of 76.56%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,368$41,902$31,931
Less Than High School$19,282$21,553$17,188
High School Grad$30,715$31,201$29,233
Some College$31,196$34,911$27,750
Bachelors Degree$60,847$81,995$42,230
Graduate Degree$60,792$91,250$50,526

$36,368

Average Earnings

$41,902

Average Male

$31,931

Average Female

Dawson County, Georgia Language

Dawson County, Georgia Language by Age

Dawson County, Georgia Language

95.94% of Dawson County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 4.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.24% of the population.

Dawson County, Georgia Poverty

Dawson County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,5402,48311.53%
Hispanic94910611.17%
Black2009648.00%
Multiple3557019.72%
Other604575.00%

11.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.09%

Male Poverty Rate

12.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dawson County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dawson County, Georgia is Other, with 75.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dawson County, Georgia is Hispanic, with 11.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.96%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.12%
High School12.78%
Some College10.22%
Bachelors or Greater3.63%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed26.29%
Female Unemployed26.24%
Male Employed7.01%
Female Employed5.77%

Dawson County, Georgia Income

Dawson County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$62,284$85,577
Families$73,861$97,605
Married Families$83,072-
Non Families$26,007$45,798

Dawson County, Georgia Marital Status

Dawson County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.2%

Male Marriage Rate

60.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Dawson County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Dawson County, Georgia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Dawson County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Dawson County, Georgia Veterans

1,410

Number of Veterans

1,368

Male Veterans

42

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam706
Korea175
First Gulf War119
Second Gulf War69
World War II63

Dawson County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3947.81%
Hispanic478.10%
Black167.27%

Dawson County, Georgia Veterans by Education

9.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dawson County, Georgia Employment Status

59.8%

Labor Force Participation

55.9%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Dawson County, Georgia

  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