Pickens County, Georgia Population 2018

Pickens County, Georgia's estimated population is 31,588 with a growth rate of 5.32% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pickens County, Georgia is the 56th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201731,5881,5965.32%
201629,992-703-2.29%
201630,6955141.70%
201530,1813411.14%
201429,8404311.47%
201329,4091270.43%
201229,282-130-0.44%
201129,412-40-0.14%
201029,45215,020104.07%
199014,4322,78023.86%
198011,6522,03221.12%
19709,6207178.05%
19608,903480.54%
19508,855-281-3.08%
19409,136-551-5.69%
19309,6871,46517.82%
19208,222-819-9.06%
19109,0414004.63%
19008,6414595.61%
18908,1821,39220.50%
18806,7901,47327.70%
18705,3173667.39%
18604,9510.00%

Pickens County, Georgia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White28,732
Two or More Races457
Black or African American359
Some Other Race246
Asian174
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander12
American Indian and Alaska Native12

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

Pickens 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

Pickens County, Georgia Median Age

44.8


Total

44.3


Male

45.5


Female

Pickens County, Georgia Adults

There are 23,754 adults, (6,088 of which are seniors) in Pickens County, Georgia.

Pickens County, Georgia Age Dependency

69.8

Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Pickens County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

15,088

50.31%

Male

14,904

49.69%

Pickens County, Georgia Households and Families

Pickens County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pickens County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.1%14.9%
All76.6%23.4%
Male70%30%
Female63.8%36.2%
Non Family60.7%39.3%

76.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pickens County, Georgia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,3772.6176.6
Married7,0712.9985.1
Non Family2,7861.3160.7
Female9403.1863.8
Male5803.2370

2.97

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pickens County, Georgia Households

Pickens County, Georgia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2585.80%
9th to 12th Grade2,38110.97%
High School Graduate6,45029.71%
Some College4,56721.04%
Associates Degree1,6777.73%
Bachelors Degree3,42515.78%
Graduate Degree1,9498.98%

Pickens County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White20,45117,1525,125
Hispanic659494184
Black254142
Other Race2169530
Multiple Races2091461
Asian12012059
Islander12123
Native American662

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 49.17%.

Pickens County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,354$39,286$29,109
Less Than High School$21,595$22,091$16,326
High School Grad$29,220$36,250$22,500
Some College$31,731$37,358$27,028
Bachelors Degree$53,807$63,804$43,095
Graduate Degree$51,210$$49,886

$34,354

Average Earnings

$39,286

Average Male

$29,109

Average Female

Pickens County, Georgia Language

Pickens County, Georgia Language by Age

Pickens County, Georgia Language

96.85% of Pickens County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 3.15% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.60% of the population.

Pickens County, Georgia Poverty

Pickens County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White27,9782,92610.46%
Multiple4508819.56%
Black2824214.89%
Native12216.67%

10.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.30%

Male Poverty Rate

11.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pickens County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pickens County, Georgia is Multiple, with 19.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pickens County, Georgia is White, with 10.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.55%.

Pickens County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.00%
High School11.22%
Some College6.90%
Bachelors or Greater2.59%

Pickens County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed22.56%
Male Unemployed14.85%
Male Employed4.62%
Female Employed3.74%

Pickens County, Georgia Income

Pickens County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,769$74,559
Families$65,682$84,132
Married Families$70,005$
Non Families$27,124$42,475

Pickens County, Georgia Marital Status

Pickens County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

61.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.4%

Male Marriage Rate

62.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Pickens County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Pickens 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.

Pickens County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Pickens County, Georgia Veterans

Pickens County, Georgia Veterans by War

2,896

Number of Veterans

2,704

Male Veterans

192

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,411
First Gulf War417
Korea251
Second Gulf War247
World War II128

Pickens County, Georgia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74982
75+673
55 to 64604
35 to 54449
18 to 34188

Pickens County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,75812.07%
Hispanic7711.18%
Other7731.30%
Black5722.44%
Hawaiian216.67%
Indian233.33%

Pickens County, Georgia Veterans by Education

4.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pickens County, Georgia Employment Status

Pickens County, Georgia Employment by Age

56.2%

Labor Force Participation

52%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Pickens County, Georgia Employment by Race

Pickens County, Georgia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Pickens County, Georgia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Jasper368438191353.66%
Nelson 13141361473.58%
Talking Rock646734.69%
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