Gilmer County, Georgia Population 2018

Gilmer County, Georgia's estimated population is 30,674 with a growth rate of 5.93% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Gilmer County, Georgia is the 57th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201730,6741,7185.93%
201628,956-1,077-3.59%
201630,0334261.44%
201529,6075701.96%
201429,0373181.11%
201328,7194261.51%
201228,293-35-0.12%
201128,32830.01%
201028,32514,957111.89%
199013,3682,25820.32%
198011,1102,15424.05%
19708,956340.38%
19608,922-1,041-10.45%
19509,96396210.69%
19409,0011,65722.56%
19307,344-1,062-12.63%
19208,406-831-9.00%
19109,237-961-9.42%
190010,1981,12412.39%
18909,0746888.20%
18808,3861,74226.22%
18706,644-80-1.19%
18606,724-1,716-20.33%
18508,4405,904232.81%
18402,5360.00%

Gilmer County, Georgia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White26,184
Some Other Race1,248
American Indian and Alaska Native710
Two or More Races372
Black or African American248
Asian194

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

Gilmer 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

Gilmer County, Georgia Median Age

46.1


Total

45.8


Male

46.3


Female

Gilmer County, Georgia Adults

There are 22,962 adults, (6,254 of which are seniors) in Gilmer County, Georgia.

Gilmer County, Georgia Age Dependency

73.3

Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Gilmer County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

14,421

49.80%

Male

14,535

50.20%

Gilmer County, Georgia Households and Families

Gilmer County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Gilmer County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.9%14.1%
Male77%23%
All75.2%24.8%
Non Family64.8%35.2%
Female36.2%63.8%

75.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gilmer County, Georgia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,1312.5875.2
Married6,5512.9785.9
Non Family3,2871.364.8
Female9493.9536.2
Male3443.5877

3.06

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

3.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Gilmer County, Georgia Households

Gilmer County, Georgia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5927.65%
9th to 12th Grade2,49712.00%
High School Graduate7,46735.89%
Some College3,99319.19%
Associates Degree1,5477.43%
Bachelors Degree2,32911.19%
Graduate Degree1,3836.65%

Gilmer County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White18,92715,8173,516
Hispanic1,39353144
Other Race64827553
Black2029022
Multiple Races16312637
Native American1512524
Asian1018316

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 83.57%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.70%.

Gilmer County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,925$33,916$21,391
Less Than High School$18,681$22,362$11,888
High School Grad$23,708$31,613$18,595
Some College$30,686$36,875$27,217
Bachelors Degree$43,634$47,750$35,183
Graduate Degree$50,445$51,415$48,477

$26,925

Average Earnings

$33,916

Average Male

$21,391

Average Female

Gilmer County, Georgia Language

Gilmer County, Georgia Language by Age

Gilmer County, Georgia Language

89.73% of Gilmer County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 10.27% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.97% of the population.

Gilmer County, Georgia Poverty

Gilmer County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White24,7073,59614.55%
Hispanic3,0431,71256.26%
Native58856195.41%
Other1,24448338.83%
Multiple37210829.03%
Asian19410755.15%
Black20110451.74%

19.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.26%

Male Poverty Rate

19.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gilmer County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gilmer County, Georgia is Native, with 95.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gilmer County, Georgia is White, with 14.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.30%.

Gilmer County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.53%
High School12.84%
Some College8.47%
Bachelors or Greater4.44%

Gilmer County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.47%
Male Unemployed36.08%
Female Employed13.01%
Male Employed10.14%

Gilmer County, Georgia Income

Gilmer County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,775$56,953
Families$51,696$65,968
Married Families$55,969$
Non Families$20,104$34,166

Gilmer County, Georgia Marital Status

Gilmer County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

60.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.1%

Male Marriage Rate

59.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Gilmer County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Gilmer 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 35To44.

Gilmer County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Gilmer County, Georgia Veterans

Gilmer County, Georgia Veterans by War

2,369

Number of Veterans

2,305

Male Veterans

64

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,145
Korea428
First Gulf War193
Second Gulf War157
World War II121

Gilmer County, Georgia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74777
75+730
55 to 64530
35 to 54236
18 to 3496

Gilmer County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,29810.80%
Hispanic804.40%
2 or More4326.06%
Other283.63%

Gilmer County, Georgia Veterans by Education

5.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gilmer County, Georgia Employment Status

Gilmer County, Georgia Employment by Age

54%

Labor Force Participation

49.7%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

Gilmer County, Georgia Employment by Race

Gilmer County, Georgia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Gilmer County, Georgia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Ellijay16191694754.63%
East Ellijay547559122.19%
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