Decatur County, Georgia Population 2018

Decatur County, Georgia's estimated population is 26,716 with a growth rate of -1.91% 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
201726,716-521-1.91%
201627,2375221.95%
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
White14,349
Black or African American11,423
Some Other Race1,073
Two or More Races191
Asian124
American Indian and Alaska Native77

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

Decatur 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

Decatur County, Georgia Median Age

37.8


Total

35.6


Male

41.1


Female

Decatur County, Georgia Adults

There are 20,455 adults, (4,222 of which are seniors) in Decatur County, Georgia.

Decatur County, Georgia Age Dependency

67.6

Age Dependency Ratio

26

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Decatur County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

14,018

51.47%

Male

13,219

48.53%

Decatur County, Georgia Households and Families

Decatur County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Decatur County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83%17%
Male72.9%27.1%
All59.9%40.1%
Non Family47.2%52.8%
Female34.6%65.4%

59.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Decatur County, Georgia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,4382.4959.9
Married4,2173.183
Non Family3,5131.0947.2
Female2,2803.3534.6
Male4283.2872.9

3.14

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

3.7%

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 Grade1,3317.40%
9th to 12th Grade2,35413.09%
High School Graduate6,10133.93%
Some College3,99822.23%
Associates Degree1,1616.46%
Bachelors Degree1,81010.07%
Graduate Degree1,2276.82%

Decatur County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,1288,9322,199
Black6,8184,806641
Hispanic77531479
Other Race51720050
Multiple Races13111519
Asian949466
Native American777733

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 70.21%.

Decatur County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,081$35,172$25,786
Less Than High School$23,242$24,221$20,969
High School Grad$25,903$31,094$21,856
Some College$28,036$36,869$24,324
Bachelors Degree$41,446$64,565$38,398
Graduate Degree$47,280$72,938$46,270

$30,081

Average Earnings

$35,172

Average Male

$25,786

Average Female

Decatur County, Georgia Language

Decatur County, Georgia Language by Age

Decatur County, Georgia Language

96.76% of Decatur County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 3.24% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.53% of the population.

Decatur County, Georgia Poverty

Decatur County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black10,7734,41440.97%
White13,4122,18516.29%
Hispanic1,48227918.83%
Other1,03717516.88%
Multiple191147.33%

26.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.79%

Male Poverty Rate

28.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Decatur County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Decatur County, Georgia is Black, with 40.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Decatur County, Georgia is Multiple, with 7.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.37%.

Decatur County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.40%
High School24.74%
Some College18.41%
Bachelors or Greater6.51%

Decatur County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed57.53%
Male Unemployed30.79%
Male Employed9.29%
Female Employed9.09%

Decatur County, Georgia Income

Decatur County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,514$48,216
Families$45,582$57,995
Married Families$56,684$
Non Families$16,917$26,977

Decatur County, Georgia Marital Status

Decatur County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.0%

Male Marriage Rate

42.7%

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

Decatur County, Georgia Veterans

Decatur County, Georgia Veterans by War

1,280

Number of Veterans

1,146

Male Veterans

134

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam518
Korea173
First Gulf War145
Second Gulf War102
World War II88

Decatur County, Georgia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54390
65 to 74361
75+284
55 to 64210
18 to 3435

Decatur County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White7977.02%
Black4455.47%
2 or More3022.06%
Indian810.39%
Hispanic70.80%

Decatur County, Georgia Veterans by Education

18.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Decatur County, Georgia Employment Status

Decatur County, Georgia Employment by Age

50.1%

Labor Force Participation

46.5%

Employment Rate

6.7%

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