Jefferson County, Georgia Population 2018

Jefferson County, Georgia's estimated population is 15,648 with a growth rate of -3.41% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jefferson County, Georgia is the 106th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201715,648-553-3.41%
201616,2014132.62%
201615,788-147-0.92%
201515,935-205-1.27%
201416,140-119-0.73%
201316,259-104-0.64%
201216,363-416-2.48%
201116,779-105-0.62%
201016,884-524-3.01%
199017,408-995-5.41%
198018,4031,2297.16%
197017,174-294-1.68%
196017,468-1,387-7.36%
195018,855-1,185-5.91%
194020,040-687-3.31%
193020,727-1,875-8.30%
192022,6021,2235.72%
191021,3793,16717.39%
190018,2129995.80%
189017,2131,5429.84%
188015,6713,48128.56%
187012,1901,97119.29%
186010,2191,08811.92%
18509,1311,87725.88%
18407,254-55-0.75%
18307,3092533.59%
18207,05694515.46%
18106,1114277.51%
18005,6840.00%

Jefferson County, Georgia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American8,760
White7,000
Two or More Races234
Some Other Race150
Asian33
American Indian and Alaska Native24

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

Jefferson 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

Jefferson County, Georgia Median Age

38.7


Total

36


Male

42.1


Female

Jefferson County, Georgia Adults

There are 12,151 adults, (2,738 of which are seniors) in Jefferson County, Georgia.

Jefferson County, Georgia Age Dependency

72.2

Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Jefferson County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

8,366

51.64%

Male

7,835

48.36%

Jefferson County, Georgia Households and Families

Jefferson County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jefferson County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82%18%
All64.7%35.3%
Non Family60.8%39.2%
Male52.9%47.1%
Female36.1%63.9%

64.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jefferson County, Georgia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,8552.6764.7
Married2,4233.2982
Non Family2,1321.160.8
Female1,0624.2636.1
Male2383.3252.9

3.51

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

3.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jefferson County, Georgia Households

Jefferson County, Georgia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8658.06%
9th to 12th Grade1,87617.48%
High School Graduate4,44041.36%
Some College1,75916.39%
Associates Degree6766.30%
Bachelors Degree7667.14%
Graduate Degree3523.28%

Jefferson County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black5,5843,694281
White4,9384,230823
Hispanic144403
Other Race552
Asian33167
Multiple Races3084
Native American55

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 21.21%.

Jefferson County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,738$30,227$21,216
Less Than High School$20,604$23,963$9,944
High School Grad$22,464$27,975$17,399
Some College$29,214$40,179$24,375
Bachelors Degree$36,932$52,969$30,776
Graduate Degree$36,458$45,742$32,150

$25,738

Average Earnings

$30,227

Average Male

$21,216

Average Female

Jefferson County, Georgia Language

Jefferson County, Georgia Language by Age

Jefferson County, Georgia Language

97.48% of Jefferson County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 2.52% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.84% of the population.

Jefferson County, Georgia Poverty

Jefferson County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black8,4443,62042.87%
White6,57477211.74%
Hispanic54613825.27%
Other145117.59%
Multiple23441.71%
Asian3313.03%

28.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.28%

Male Poverty Rate

31.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jefferson County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jefferson County, Georgia is Black, with 42.87% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jefferson County, Georgia is Multiple, with 1.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.42%.

Jefferson County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.18%
Some College21.31%
High School20.05%
Bachelors or Greater7.44%

Jefferson County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed48.41%
Male Unemployed39.85%
Female Employed16.65%
Male Employed6.10%

Jefferson County, Georgia Income

Jefferson County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$28,417$42,815
Families$41,100$52,079
Married Families$57,039$
Non Families$16,340$25,869

Jefferson County, Georgia Marital Status

Jefferson County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.9%

Male Marriage Rate

38.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Jefferson County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Jefferson 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 45To54.

Jefferson County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Jefferson County, Georgia Veterans

Jefferson County, Georgia Veterans by War

954

Number of Veterans

893

Male Veterans

61

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam424
First Gulf War233
Second Gulf War177
Korea54
World War II41

Jefferson County, Georgia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74314
35 to 54221
55 to 64188
75+132
18 to 3499

Jefferson County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5539.97%
Black3986.19%
Indian360.00%

Jefferson County, Georgia Veterans by Education

12.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jefferson County, Georgia Employment Status

Jefferson County, Georgia Employment by Age

49%

Labor Force Participation

42.5%

Employment Rate

13.3%

Unemployment Rate

Jefferson County, Georgia Employment by Race

Jefferson County, Georgia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Jefferson County, Georgia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Louisville24902383-107-4.30%
Wrens21902042-148-6.76%
Wadley20611944-117-5.68%
Stapleton438402-36-8.22%
Bartow286259-27-9.44%
Avera246233-13-5.28%
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