Pierce County, Georgia Population 2018

Pierce County, Georgia's estimated population is 19,307 with a growth rate of 1.46% 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
201719,3072771.46%
201619,030-188-0.98%
201619,218950.50%
201519,123960.50%
201419,027-2-0.01%
201319,0291140.60%
201218,9151360.72%
201118,779-36-0.19%
201018,8155,48741.17%
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
White16,442
Black or African American1,572
Two or More Races530
Some Other Race373
American Indian and Alaska Native64
Asian49

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

Pierce County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Pierce County, Georgia Median Age

38.9


Total

36.9


Male

40.5


Female

Pierce County, Georgia Adults

There are 14,196 adults, (2,950 of which are seniors) in Pierce County, Georgia.

Pierce County, Georgia Age Dependency

69.4

Age Dependency Ratio

26.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Pierce County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

9,466

49.74%

Male

9,564

50.26%

Pierce County, Georgia Households and Families

Pierce County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pierce County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.3%9.7%
Male89.2%10.8%
All76.2%23.8%
Non Family62.5%37.5%
Female47.7%52.3%

76.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pierce County, Georgia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,9472.7176.2
Married3,5823.1390.3
Non Family1,6741.2162.5
Female1,1923.4547.7
Male4993.0689.2

3.11

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

3.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pierce County, Georgia Households

Pierce County, Georgia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7205.61%
9th to 12th Grade1,58812.38%
High School Graduate5,18040.38%
Some College2,70021.05%
Associates Degree9857.68%
Bachelors Degree8926.95%
Graduate Degree7635.95%

Pierce County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,9499,2221,513
Black1,09281122
Hispanic53723865
Other Race27012220
Multiple Races14914827
Native American6161
Asian494949

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 100.00%.

Pierce County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,302$40,372$24,982
Less Than High School$29,536$38,182$13,713
High School Grad$30,000$35,990$20,637
Some College$30,397$42,318$25,738
Bachelors Degree$42,298$47,625$34,350
Graduate Degree$50,038$63,355$43,750

$32,302

Average Earnings

$40,372

Average Male

$24,982

Average Female

Pierce County, Georgia Language

Pierce County, Georgia Language by Age

Pierce County, Georgia Language

95.63% of Pierce County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 4.37% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.18% of the population.

Pierce County, Georgia Poverty

Pierce County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,8872,59116.31%
Black1,53378851.40%
Hispanic96224425.36%
Multiple53012223.02%
Native6464100.00%
Other3735314.21%

19.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.71%

Male Poverty Rate

19.16%

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 14.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.73%.

Pierce County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.06%
Some College15.21%
High School12.99%
Bachelors or Greater7.53%

Pierce County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed44.21%
Female Unemployed40.47%
Female Employed10.06%
Male Employed8.55%

Pierce County, Georgia Income

Pierce County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,730$61,926
Families$50,715$69,993
Married Families$63,252$
Non Families$18,636$34,582

Pierce County, Georgia Marital Status

Pierce County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.1%

Male Marriage Rate

49.7%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Pierce County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Pierce County, Georgia Veterans

Pierce County, Georgia Veterans by War

1,263

Number of Veterans

1,150

Male Veterans

113

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam370
First Gulf War167
Second Gulf War148
World War II138
Korea73

Pierce County, Georgia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74334
35 to 54311
75+297
55 to 64257
18 to 3464

Pierce County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1629.36%
Black967.93%
2 or More52.99%

Pierce County, Georgia Veterans by Education

2.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pierce County, Georgia Employment Status

Pierce County, Georgia Employment by Age

54.5%

Labor Force Participation

50%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Pierce County, Georgia Employment by Race

Pierce County, Georgia Employment by Education

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%
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