Meriwether County, Georgia Population 2018

Meriwether County, Georgia's estimated population is 21,049 with a growth rate of -0.11% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Meriwether County, Georgia is the 86th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201721,1521030.49%
201721,049-23-0.11%
201621,072-114-0.54%
201521,186-35-0.16%
201421,221-10-0.05%
201321,231-116-0.54%
201221,347-260-1.20%
201121,607-223-1.02%
201021,830-581-2.59%
199022,4111,1825.57%
198021,2291,7689.08%
197019,461-295-1.49%
196019,756-1,299-6.17%
195021,055-1,000-4.53%
194022,055-382-1.70%
193022,437-3,731-14.26%
192026,1689883.92%
191025,1801,8417.89%
190023,3392,59912.53%
189020,7403,08917.50%
188017,6513,89528.31%
187013,756-1,574-10.27%
186015,330-1,146-6.96%
185016,4762,34416.59%
184014,1329,710219.58%
18304,4220.00%

Meriwether County, Georgia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White12,215
Black or African American8,128
Two or More Races434
Some Other Race206
Asian133
American Indian and Alaska Native36

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

Meriwether County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2018

2004006008001,000 Male Population2004006008001,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Meriwether County, Georgia Median Age

42


Total

40.2


Male

44.4


Female

Meriwether County, Georgia Adults

There are 16,495 adults, (4,013 of whom are seniors) in Meriwether County, Georgia.

Meriwether County, Georgia Age Dependency

69.5

Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Meriwether County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

11,018

52.09%

Male

10,134

47.91%

Meriwether County, Georgia Households and Families

Meriwether County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Meriwether County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.9%14.1%
All68.2%31.8%
Non Family55.2%44.8%
Female50.5%49.5%
Male49.3%50.7%

68.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Meriwether County, Georgia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,1082.5768.2
Married3,7423.1385.9
Non Family2,4651.1655.2
Female1,5283.4550.5
Male3732.7449.3

3.08

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Meriwether County, Georgia Households

Meriwether County, Georgia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0337.01%
9th to 12th Grade2,32515.78%
High School Graduate5,78039.24%
Some College3,25322.08%
Associates Degree7705.23%
Bachelors Degree9436.40%
Graduate Degree6274.26%

Meriwether County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,8907,1891,164
Black5,3923,934357
Hispanic259108
Other Race11618
Asian909035
Multiple Races672814
Native American2828

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 38.89%.

Meriwether County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,686$35,515$22,723
Less Than High School$21,120$21,464$20,922
High School Grad$31,159$40,903$19,131
Some College$23,016$28,188$21,383
Bachelors Degree$40,853$42,040$35,455
Graduate Degree$44,531$34,938$49,792

$26,686

Average Earnings

$35,515

Average Male

$22,723

Average Female

Meriwether County, Georgia Language

Meriwether County, Georgia Language by Age

Meriwether County, Georgia Language

97.53% of Meriwether County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 2.47% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.85% of the population.

Meriwether County, Georgia Poverty

Meriwether County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black8,0752,51031.08%
White11,7332,00417.08%
Other20614469.90%
Hispanic4299121.21%
Native3636100.00%
Multiple382359.16%

22.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.84%

Male Poverty Rate

25.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Meriwether County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Meriwether County, Georgia is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Meriwether County, Georgia is Multiple, with 9.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.00%.

Meriwether County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.80%
Some College15.51%
High School15.40%
Bachelors or Greater4.21%

Meriwether County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed30.00%
Male Unemployed29.03%
Male Employed11.94%
Female Employed10.73%

Meriwether County, Georgia Income

Meriwether County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,368$49,465
Families$48,719$59,091
Married Families$60,059$
Non Families$17,792$25,228

Meriwether County, Georgia Marital Status

Meriwether County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.0%

Male Marriage Rate

43.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Meriwether County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Meriwether 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.

Meriwether County, Georgia Marital Status by Race


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

Meriwether County, Georgia Veterans

Meriwether County, Georgia Veterans by War

1,195

Number of Veterans

1,008

Male Veterans

187

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam480
Second Gulf War252
First Gulf War194
Korea72
World War II35

Meriwether County, Georgia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74392
35 to 54314
55 to 64230
75+210
18 to 3449

Meriwether County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9059.12%
Black2904.64%
Hispanic236.82%

Meriwether County, Georgia Veterans by Education

10.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Meriwether County, Georgia Employment Status

Meriwether County, Georgia Employment by Age

52.2%

Labor Force Participation

47.9%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

Meriwether County, Georgia Employment by Race

Meriwether County, Georgia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Meriwether County, Georgia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Manchester 42594061-198-4.65%
Pine Mountain 13041374705.37%
Woodbury959900-59-6.15%
Greenville879855-24-2.73%
Luthersville874817-57-6.52%
Warm Springs425401-24-5.65%
Haralson 1631872414.72%
Lone Oak9289-3-3.26%
Gay8986-3-3.37%
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