Jefferson County, Georgia Population 2019

Jefferson County, Georgia's estimated population is 15,613 with a growth rate of -0.93% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jefferson County, Georgia is the 107th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201815,430-183-1.17%
201715,613-147-0.93%
201615,760-167-1.05%
201515,927-203-1.26%
201416,130-121-0.74%
201316,251-107-0.65%
201216,358-421-2.51%
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 American8,667
White6,913
Two or More Races212
Some Other Race132
Asian16
American Indian and Alaska Native14

Jefferson County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2019

Jefferson County, Georgia Median Age

38.6


Total

36.3


Male

41.5


Female

Jefferson County, Georgia Adults

There are 12,139 adults, (2,695 of whom are seniors) in Jefferson County, Georgia.

Jefferson County, Georgia Age Dependency

68.9

Age Dependency Ratio

28.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Jefferson County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

8,263

51.79%

Male

7,691

48.21%

Jefferson County, Georgia Households and Families

Jefferson County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jefferson County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84%16%
Male64.5%35.5%
All64.3%35.7%
Non Family59.4%40.6%
Female33.2%66.8%

64.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,7972.6664.3
Married2,3313.3184
Non Family2,1331.1159.4
Female1,1474.133.2
Male1863.364.5

3.49

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

3.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jefferson County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9178.57%
9th to 12th Grade1,81816.98%
High School Graduate4,43841.45%
Some College1,69715.85%
Associates Degree7006.54%
Bachelors Degree8057.52%
Graduate Degree3313.09%

Jefferson County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black5,5943,741319
White4,8454,125805
Hispanic264793
Other Race773
Multiple Races3621
Asian16169
Native American33

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 asian people with a rate of 56.25%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,916$29,466$22,285
Less Than High School$20,867$25,520$9,940
High School Grad$21,534$25,929$19,292
Some College$29,227$50,072$25,401
Bachelors Degree$40,230$48,750$31,742
Graduate Degree$32,378$45,486$31,750

$25,916

Average Earnings

$29,466

Average Male

$22,285

Average Female

Jefferson County, Georgia Language

Jefferson County, Georgia Language by Age

Jefferson County, Georgia Language

97.20% of Jefferson County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 2.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.27% of the population.

Jefferson County, Georgia Poverty

Jefferson County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black8,4013,27739.01%
White6,44571911.16%
Hispanic56919333.92%
Multiple21294.25%
Other12775.51%
Asian16212.50%

26.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.16%

Male Poverty Rate

28.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jefferson County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jefferson County, Georgia is Black, with 39.01% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jefferson County, Georgia is Multiple, with 4.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.53%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.39%
High School20.24%
Some College18.37%
Bachelors or Greater9.58%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed65.57%
Male Unemployed30.74%
Female Employed14.73%
Male Employed6.02%

Jefferson County, Georgia Income

Jefferson County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$29,640$43,602
Families$41,341$52,809
Married Families$56,268-
Non Families$17,867$26,982

Jefferson County, Georgia Marital Status

Jefferson County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.1%

Male Marriage Rate

37.4%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Jefferson County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Jefferson County, Georgia Veterans

891

Number of Veterans

836

Male Veterans

55

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam348
Second Gulf War235
First Gulf War202
Korea69
World War II40

Jefferson County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5219.43%
Black3675.74%
Indian333.33%

Jefferson County, Georgia Veterans by Education

12.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jefferson County, Georgia Employment Status

50.4%

Labor Force Participation

46.1%

Employment Rate

8.5%

Unemployment Rate

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%
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