Sumter County, Georgia Population 2019

Sumter County, Georgia's estimated population is 29,817 with a growth rate of -1.78% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sumter County, Georgia is the 61st largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201829,733-84-0.28%
201729,817-539-1.78%
201630,356-329-1.07%
201530,685-484-1.55%
201431,169-170-0.54%
201331,339-247-0.78%
201231,586-481-1.50%
201132,067-616-1.88%
201032,6832,4558.12%
199030,2288682.96%
198029,3602,4299.02%
197026,9312,2799.24%
196024,6524441.83%
195024,208-294-1.20%
194024,502-2,298-8.57%
193026,800-2,840-9.58%
192029,6405481.88%
191029,0922,88010.99%
190026,2124,10518.57%
189022,1073,86821.21%
188018,2391,68010.15%
187016,5597,13175.64%
18609,428-894-8.66%
185010,3224,56379.23%
18405,7590.00%

Sumter County, Georgia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American16,085
White12,955
Some Other Race681
Two or More Races595
Asian344
American Indian and Alaska Native27

Sumter County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2019

Sumter County, Georgia Median Age

35.2


Total

33.5


Male

36.9


Female

Sumter County, Georgia Adults

There are 23,475 adults, (4,761 of whom are seniors) in Sumter County, Georgia.

Sumter County, Georgia Age Dependency

64

Age Dependency Ratio

25.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Sumter County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

16,195

52.77%

Male

14,492

47.23%

Sumter County, Georgia Households and Families

Sumter County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sumter County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.4%18.6%
All55.8%44.2%
Male46.3%53.7%
Non Family45.8%54.2%
Female26.8%73.2%

55.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,8712.4155.8
Married4,5702.9681.4
Non Family4,1211.2145.8
Female2,3423.3726.8
Male8382.6246.3

2.96

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sumter County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4697.65%
9th to 12th Grade2,63213.70%
High School Graduate6,47333.70%
Some College3,80219.79%
Associates Degree1,6068.36%
Bachelors Degree1,6838.76%
Graduate Degree1,5448.04%

Sumter County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black9,2736,691671
White8,7927,7162,359
Hispanic73536890
Other Race27264
Asian26019178
Multiple Races18615826
Native American16164

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 30.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,794$31,707$24,668
Less Than High School$17,894$21,565$9,094
High School Grad$29,189$32,260$21,885
Some College$24,775$30,346$22,473
Bachelors Degree$46,295$49,338$41,179
Graduate Degree$52,853$56,250$51,220

$28,794

Average Earnings

$31,707

Average Male

$24,668

Average Female

Sumter County, Georgia Language

Sumter County, Georgia Language by Age

Sumter County, Georgia Language

93.82% of Sumter County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 6.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.61% of the population.

Sumter County, Georgia Poverty

Sumter County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black14,9676,86945.89%
White11,3821,67314.70%
Hispanic1,52276150.00%
Other68151675.77%
Asian31718458.04%
Multiple54510619.45%

33.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.76%

Male Poverty Rate

35.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sumter County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sumter County, Georgia is Other, with 75.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sumter County, Georgia is White, with 14.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 38.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.32%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.39%
High School25.22%
Some College25.07%
Bachelors or Greater3.17%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed58.70%
Female Unemployed55.35%
Female Employed17.51%
Male Employed13.62%

Sumter County, Georgia Income

Sumter County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,219$48,085
Families$41,607$56,698
Married Families$63,119-
Non Families$20,925$30,346

Sumter County, Georgia Marital Status

Sumter County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.0%

Male Marriage Rate

36.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Sumter County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Sumter County, Georgia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Sumter County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Sumter County, Georgia Veterans

1,539

Number of Veterans

1,335

Male Veterans

204

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam471
First Gulf War375
Second Gulf War363
Korea167
World War II117

Sumter County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9999.26%
Black5334.57%
Hispanic151.58%
Asian41.39%
Indian317.65%

Sumter County, Georgia Veterans by Education

11.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sumter County, Georgia Employment Status

53.4%

Labor Force Participation

47.7%

Employment Rate

10.6%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Sumter County, Georgia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Americus1709415854-1240-7.25%
Plains774734-40-5.17%
Leslie409384-25-6.11%
Andersonville255234-21-8.24%
De Soto192180-12-6.25%
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