Dawson County, Georgia Population 2018

Dawson County, Georgia's estimated population is 24,379 with a growth rate of 6.28% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dawson County, Georgia is the 76th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201724,3791,4406.28%
201622,939-674-2.85%
201623,6132961.27%
201523,3173291.43%
201422,9883021.33%
201322,6862190.97%
201222,4671740.78%
201122,29350.02%
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
White21,843
Two or More Races432
Some Other Race387
Black or African American159
Asian81
American Indian and Alaska Native37

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

Dawson 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

Dawson County, Georgia Median Age

42.8


Total

42.1


Male

43.3


Female

Dawson County, Georgia Adults

There are 18,030 adults, (4,175 of which are seniors) in Dawson County, Georgia.

Dawson County, Georgia Age Dependency

65.5

Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Dawson County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

11,610

50.61%

Male

11,329

49.39%

Dawson County, Georgia Households and Families

Dawson County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Dawson County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.5%13.5%
All77.5%22.5%
Non Family68.8%31.2%
Female57.1%42.9%
Male53.6%46.4%

77.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dawson County, Georgia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,5222.6777.5
Married5,126386.5
Non Family2,0691.268.8
Female8983.6757.1
Male4293.7153.6

3.05

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Dawson County, Georgia Households

Dawson County, Georgia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7334.51%
9th to 12th Grade1,4669.01%
High School Graduate4,72229.04%
Some College3,56721.93%
Associates Degree9225.67%
Bachelors Degree3,12919.24%
Graduate Degree1,72410.60%

Dawson County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,38913,3864,630
Hispanic42025113
Multiple Races20620183
Other Race19011833
Black1219960
Asian585847
Native American3737

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 81.03%.

Dawson County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,937$41,280$31,048
Less Than High School$17,131$18,933$16,432
High School Grad$31,402$31,940$30,109
Some College$34,375$42,546$27,895
Bachelors Degree$52,060$74,097$40,067
Graduate Degree$60,523$100,143$48,889

$34,937

Average Earnings

$41,280

Average Male

$31,048

Average Female

Dawson County, Georgia Language

Dawson County, Georgia Language by Age

Dawson County, Georgia Language

95.41% of Dawson County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 4.59% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.20% of the population.

Dawson County, Georgia Poverty

Dawson County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,0472,83613.47%
Hispanic89912213.57%
Multiple4117818.98%
Other3874311.11%
Black1102220.00%

13.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.52%

Male Poverty Rate

14.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dawson County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dawson County, Georgia is Black, with 20.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dawson County, Georgia is Other, with 11.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.42%.

Dawson County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.54%
High School11.99%
Some College11.30%
Bachelors or Greater3.67%

Dawson County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed26.39%
Female Unemployed20.82%
Male Employed8.08%
Female Employed6.67%

Dawson County, Georgia Income

Dawson County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$59,265$79,836
Families$69,479$89,399
Married Families$80,517$
Non Families$24,247$47,865

Dawson County, Georgia Marital Status

Dawson County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.1%

Male Marriage Rate

61.0%

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 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Dawson County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Dawson County, Georgia Veterans

Dawson County, Georgia Veterans by War

1,448

Number of Veterans

1,375

Male Veterans

73

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam782
First Gulf War165
Korea140
Second Gulf War79
World War II42

Dawson County, Georgia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74549
55 to 64323
75+307
35 to 54226
18 to 3443

Dawson County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4408.37%
Hispanic254.64%
Black85.03%

Dawson County, Georgia Veterans by Education

10.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dawson County, Georgia Employment Status

Dawson County, Georgia Employment by Age

60.1%

Labor Force Participation

55.2%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

Dawson County, Georgia Employment by Race

Dawson County, Georgia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Dawson County, Georgia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Dawsonville244226341927.86%
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