Decatur County, Georgia Population 2018

Decatur County, Georgia's estimated population is 26,716 with a growth rate of 0.00% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Decatur County, Georgia is the 68th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201727,0233071.15%
201726,71610.00%
201626,715-368-1.36%
201527,083-111-0.41%
201427,194-213-0.78%
201327,407-49-0.18%
201227,456-201-0.73%
201127,657-156-0.56%
201027,8132,3029.02%
199025,511160.06%
198025,4953,18514.28%
197022,310-2,893-11.48%
196025,2031,5836.70%
195023,6201,3866.23%
194022,234-1,388-5.88%
193023,622-8,163-25.68%
192031,7852,7409.43%
191029,045-409-1.39%
190029,4549,50547.65%
189019,9498774.60%
188019,0723,88925.61%
187015,1833,26127.35%
186011,9223,66044.30%
18508,2622,39040.70%
18405,8722,01852.36%
18303,8540.00%

Decatur County, Georgia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White14,159
Black or African American11,382
Some Other Race1,119
Two or More Races205
Asian119
American Indian and Alaska Native39

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Decatur County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2018

2004006008001,000 Male Population2004006008001,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Decatur County, Georgia Median Age

37.9


Total

36.1


Male

41


Female

Decatur County, Georgia Adults

There are 20,341 adults, (4,213 of whom are seniors) in Decatur County, Georgia.

Decatur County, Georgia Age Dependency

67.6

Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Decatur County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

13,986

51.76%

Male

13,037

48.24%

Decatur County, Georgia Households and Families

Decatur County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Decatur County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.8%17.2%
All59.7%40.3%
Male52.8%47.2%
Non Family48.8%51.2%
Female32.9%67.1%

59.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Decatur County, Georgia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,3112.559.7
Married4,2843.1282.8
Non Family3,5421.0848.8
Female2,1483.3532.9
Male3374.0952.8

3.17

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Decatur County, Georgia Households

Decatur County, Georgia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2807.17%
9th to 12th Grade2,18712.24%
High School Graduate6,39335.79%
Some College4,04022.62%
Associates Degree1,3057.31%
Bachelors Degree1,4478.10%
Graduate Degree1,2116.78%

Decatur County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,9908,7191,898
Black6,8585,090589
Hispanic78137082
Other Race57025547
Multiple Races12911217
Asian888863
Native American39399

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 71.59%.

Decatur County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,757$35,883$26,530
Less Than High School$23,795$24,634$21,522
High School Grad$27,254$32,089$20,611
Some College$30,655$38,419$26,088
Bachelors Degree$50,217$67,656$38,964
Graduate Degree$46,537$63,750$45,164

$30,757

Average Earnings

$35,883

Average Male

$26,530

Average Female

Decatur County, Georgia Language

Decatur County, Georgia Language by Age

Decatur County, Georgia Language

96.60% of Decatur County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 3.40% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.82% of the population.

Decatur County, Georgia Poverty

Decatur County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black10,7643,81835.47%
White13,2162,11115.97%
Hispanic1,50425817.15%
Other1,07112711.86%
Multiple2054622.44%

24.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.01%

Male Poverty Rate

26.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Decatur County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Decatur County, Georgia is Black, with 35.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Decatur County, Georgia is Other, with 11.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.86%.

Decatur County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School39.83%
High School25.05%
Some College16.04%
Bachelors or Greater6.01%

Decatur County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed56.87%
Male Unemployed27.83%
Female Employed8.37%
Male Employed7.13%

Decatur County, Georgia Income

Decatur County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,934$50,712
Families$47,423$61,410
Married Families$60,472$76,246
Non Families$18,201$28,385

Decatur County, Georgia Marital Status

Decatur County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.6%

Male Marriage Rate

44.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Decatur County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Decatur 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.

Decatur County, Georgia Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Decatur County, Georgia Veterans

Decatur County, Georgia Veterans by War

1,260

Number of Veterans

1,104

Male Veterans

156

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam473
First Gulf War222
Korea146
Second Gulf War136
World War II82

Decatur County, Georgia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54345
65 to 74324
75+314
55 to 64211
18 to 3466

Decatur County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8547.66%
Black3674.50%
2 or More2821.05%
Hispanic121.32%
Indian1128.21%

Decatur County, Georgia Veterans by Education

15.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Decatur County, Georgia Employment Status

Decatur County, Georgia Employment by Age

50.4%

Labor Force Participation

46.8%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Decatur County, Georgia Employment by Race

Decatur County, Georgia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Decatur County, Georgia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Bainbridge1269712274-423-3.33%
Attapulgus449432-17-3.79%
Climax280271-9-3.21%
Brinson215208-7-3.26%
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