Meriwether County, Georgia Population 2018

Meriwether County, Georgia's estimated population is 21,049 with a growth rate of -0.69% 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
201721,049-146-0.69%
201621,1951230.58%
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
White12,066
Black or African American8,464
Two or More Races338
Some Other Race168
Asian135
American Indian and Alaska Native24

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

Meriwether 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

Meriwether County, Georgia Median Age

42.3


Total

40.8


Male

44.2


Female

Meriwether County, Georgia Adults

There are 16,469 adults, (3,900 of which are seniors) in Meriwether County, Georgia.

Meriwether County, Georgia Age Dependency

68.8

Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Meriwether County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

10,971

51.76%

Male

10,224

48.24%

Meriwether County, Georgia Households and Families

Meriwether County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Meriwether County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.5%17.5%
All66.7%33.3%
Non Family55%45%
Female50.6%49.4%
Male47.6%52.4%

66.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Meriwether County, Georgia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,9822.6266.7
Married3,7623.1682.5
Non Family2,2861.1855
Female1,4283.3750.6
Male5062.9747.6

3.06

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

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 Grade1,0647.24%
9th to 12th Grade2,30915.70%
High School Graduate5,71838.88%
Some College3,32422.60%
Associates Degree7985.43%
Bachelors Degree9376.37%
Graduate Degree5553.77%

Meriwether County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,9187,1101,139
Black5,5084,043317
Hispanic11530
Asian939325
Other Race8419
Multiple Races504711
Native American1616

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 26.88%.

Meriwether County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,859$33,668$23,418
Less Than High School$21,384$22,139$20,677
High School Grad$29,725$40,051$19,827
Some College$25,284$27,340$22,500
Bachelors Degree$38,007$39,474$35,563
Graduate Degree$39,844$35,484$44,297

$26,859

Average Earnings

$33,668

Average Male

$23,418

Average Female

Meriwether County, Georgia Language

Meriwether County, Georgia Language by Age

Meriwether County, Georgia Language

98.34% of Meriwether County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 1.66% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.05% of the population.

Meriwether County, Georgia Poverty

Meriwether County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,7632,41120.50%
Black8,4012,36828.19%
Other16810964.88%
Hispanic1725531.98%
Multiple283269.19%
Native2424100.00%

23.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.99%

Male Poverty Rate

26.27%

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 9.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.76%.

Meriwether County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.33%
High School16.23%
Some College15.18%
Bachelors or Greater4.63%

Meriwether County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed29.81%
Female Unemployed29.57%
Male Employed12.97%
Female Employed9.08%

Meriwether County, Georgia Income

Meriwether County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,989$51,456
Families$46,611$61,598
Married Families$58,964$
Non Families$14,977$23,193

Meriwether County, Georgia Marital Status

Meriwether County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.0%

Male Marriage Rate

44.4%

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

Meriwether County, Georgia Veterans

Meriwether County, Georgia Veterans by War

1,151

Number of Veterans

1,014

Male Veterans

137

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam559
First Gulf War134
Second Gulf War120
Korea80
World War II43

Meriwether County, Georgia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74458
55 to 64270
75+187
35 to 54171
18 to 3465

Meriwether County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9059.22%
Black2463.86%

Meriwether County, Georgia Veterans by Education

11.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Meriwether County, Georgia Employment Status

Meriwether County, Georgia Employment by Age

51.9%

Labor Force Participation

46.1%

Employment Rate

11.2%

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