Pierce County, Georgia Population 2019

Pierce County, Georgia's estimated population is 19,219 with a growth rate of 0.58% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pierce County, Georgia is the 90th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201819,3891700.88%
201719,2191100.58%
201619,109120.06%
201519,097890.47%
201419,008-7-0.04%
201319,0151110.59%
201218,9041310.70%
201118,773-41-0.22%
201018,8145,48641.16%
199013,3281,43112.03%
198011,8972,61628.19%
19709,281-397-4.10%
19609,678-1,434-12.90%
195011,112-688-5.83%
194011,800-722-5.77%
193012,5225884.93%
192011,9341,18511.02%
191010,7492,64932.70%
19008,1001,72126.98%
18906,3791,84140.57%
18804,5381,76063.35%
18702,77880540.80%
18601,9730.00%

Pierce County, Georgia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White16,623
Black or African American1,710
Some Other Race415
Two or More Races288
American Indian and Alaska Native77
Asian28

Pierce County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2019

Pierce County, Georgia Median Age

39.4


Total

38.4


Male

41.7


Female

Pierce County, Georgia Adults

There are 14,318 adults, (3,112 of whom are seniors) in Pierce County, Georgia.

Pierce County, Georgia Age Dependency

70.8

Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43

Child Dependency Ratio

Pierce County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

9,501

49.64%

Male

9,640

50.36%

Pierce County, Georgia Households and Families

Pierce County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pierce County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.9%10.1%
Male86.9%13.1%
All73.4%26.6%
Non Family58.5%41.5%
Female45.2%54.8%

73.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,9752.7273.4
Married3,4803.1389.9
Non Family1,5461.0958.5
Female1,4443.3845.2
Male5053.0386.9

3.09

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

3.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pierce County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6965.37%
9th to 12th Grade1,65612.77%
High School Graduate5,20840.16%
Some College2,67320.61%
Associates Degree1,0938.43%
Bachelors Degree8516.56%
Graduate Degree7926.11%

Pierce County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,0639,3051,514
Black1,21592942
Hispanic51720949
Other Race28882
Native American7575
Multiple Races717126
Asian282828

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 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,269$40,244$25,406
Less Than High School$28,618$35,104$15,393
High School Grad$30,217$35,770$20,463
Some College$30,585$48,033$25,954
Bachelors Degree$41,738$42,344$35,078
Graduate Degree$51,161$62,750$43,977

$32,269

Average Earnings

$40,244

Average Male

$25,406

Average Female

Pierce County, Georgia Language

Pierce County, Georgia Language by Age

Pierce County, Georgia Language

95.34% of Pierce County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 4.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.49% of the population.

Pierce County, Georgia Poverty

Pierce County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,9882,57016.07%
Black1,67194656.61%
Hispanic97133634.60%
Multiple28811439.58%
Native7777100.00%
Other4154210.12%

21.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.12%

Male Poverty Rate

21.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pierce County, Georgia

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pierce County, Georgia is Other, with 10.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.95%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.45%
Some College18.82%
High School13.69%
Bachelors or Greater6.79%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.28%
Male Unemployed26.81%
Female Employed12.16%
Male Employed8.88%

Pierce County, Georgia Income

Pierce County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,863$61,560
Families$50,364$70,553
Married Families$65,934-
Non Families$17,816$27,742

Pierce County, Georgia Marital Status

Pierce County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.5%

Male Marriage Rate

47.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Pierce County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Pierce County, Georgia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Pierce County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Pierce County, Georgia Veterans

1,291

Number of Veterans

1,186

Male Veterans

105

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam418
Second Gulf War196
First Gulf War131
World War II123
Korea77

Pierce County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1859.48%
Black1017.76%
2 or More56.02%

Pierce County, Georgia Veterans by Education

5.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pierce County, Georgia Employment Status

54.2%

Labor Force Participation

50.8%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Pierce County, Georgia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Waycross 1465114089-562-3.84%
Blackshear343935951564.54%
Patterson730754243.29%
Offerman441438-3-0.68%
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