Sumter County, Georgia Population 2018

Sumter County, Georgia's estimated population is 29,847 with a growth rate of -3.94% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sumter County, Georgia is the 58th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201729,847-1,223-3.94%
201631,0707152.36%
201630,355-341-1.11%
201530,696-489-1.57%
201431,185-169-0.54%
201331,354-247-0.78%
201231,601-481-1.50%
201132,082-604-1.85%
201032,6862,4588.13%
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 American16,159
White13,095
Some Other Race775
Two or More Races583
Asian388
American Indian and Alaska Native70

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

Sumter 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

Sumter County, Georgia Median Age

35


Total

33.4


Male

36.5


Female

Sumter County, Georgia Adults

There are 23,551 adults, (4,629 of which are seniors) in Sumter County, Georgia.

Sumter County, Georgia Age Dependency

64.2

Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Sumter County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

16,371

52.69%

Male

14,699

47.31%

Sumter County, Georgia Households and Families

Sumter County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sumter County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.9%16.1%
All55.8%44.2%
Male43.7%56.3%
Non Family42.6%57.4%
Female27.8%72.2%

55.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sumter County, Georgia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,6982.4855.8
Married4,6102.9383.9
Non Family3,8921.1942.6
Female2,4853.627.8
Male7112.7243.7

3.05

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sumter County, Georgia Households

Sumter County, Georgia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5107.81%
9th to 12th Grade2,78914.43%
High School Graduate6,05231.31%
Some College3,82619.79%
Associates Degree1,2966.70%
Bachelors Degree1,8609.62%
Graduate Degree1,99610.33%

Sumter County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black9,2946,511816
White8,8927,7832,710
Hispanic828460186
Other Race281102
Asian22919074
Multiple Races1209851
Native American444421

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 47.73%.

Sumter County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,864$29,902$24,104
Less Than High School$16,836$19,026$9,495
High School Grad$24,743$29,026$20,031
Some College$23,814$26,571$22,653
Bachelors Degree$42,089$48,750$35,045
Graduate Degree$48,750$53,125$47,353

$26,864

Average Earnings

$29,902

Average Male

$24,104

Average Female

Sumter County, Georgia Language

Sumter County, Georgia Language by Age

Sumter County, Georgia Language

93.81% of Sumter County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 6.19% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.70% of the population.

Sumter County, Georgia Poverty

Sumter County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black15,0066,93646.22%
White11,5951,62013.97%
Hispanic1,58995560.10%
Other77567186.58%
Multiple54716029.25%
Asian35811532.12%

33.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.48%

Male Poverty Rate

36.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sumter County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sumter County, Georgia is Other, with 86.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sumter County, Georgia is White, with 13.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.92%.

Sumter County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School39.01%
High School27.14%
Some College23.90%
Bachelors or Greater4.22%

Sumter County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed59.79%
Female Unemployed58.24%
Female Employed16.46%
Male Employed13.15%

Sumter County, Georgia Income

Sumter County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,534$47,626
Families$42,087$56,421
Married Families$63,272$
Non Families$20,627$28,810

Sumter County, Georgia Marital Status

Sumter County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.6%

Male Marriage Rate

35.8%

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

Sumter County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Sumter County, Georgia Veterans

Sumter County, Georgia Veterans by War

1,867

Number of Veterans

1,604

Male Veterans

263

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Second Gulf War538
First Gulf War503
Vietnam464
Korea199
World War II123

Sumter County, Georgia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54578
75+427
65 to 74347
55 to 64297
18 to 34218

Sumter County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,14310.40%
Black7166.14%
Hispanic383.87%
Indian613.33%
Asian20.77%

Sumter County, Georgia Veterans by Education

8.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sumter County, Georgia Employment Status

Sumter County, Georgia Employment by Age

54.7%

Labor Force Participation

47.7%

Employment Rate

12.7%

Unemployment Rate

Sumter County, Georgia Employment by Race

Sumter County, Georgia Employment by Education

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%
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