Telfair County, Georgia Population 2018

Telfair County, Georgia's estimated population is 15,989 with a growth rate of -0.28% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Telfair County, Georgia is the 105th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201716,3393502.19%
201715,989-45-0.28%
201616,034-459-2.78%
201516,493-18-0.11%
201416,511-155-0.93%
201316,6662681.63%
201216,3981320.81%
201116,266-264-1.60%
201016,5305,53050.27%
199011,000-445-3.89%
198011,445640.56%
197011,381-334-2.85%
196011,715-1,506-11.39%
195013,221-1,924-12.70%
194015,1451480.99%
193014,997-294-1.92%
192015,2912,00315.07%
191013,2883,20531.79%
190010,0834,60684.10%
18905,47764913.44%
18804,8281,58348.78%
18703,24553219.61%
18602,713-313-10.34%
18503,0262639.52%
18402,76362729.35%
18302,136321.52%
18202,1041,360182.80%
18107440.00%

Telfair County, Georgia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White8,914
Black or African American7,016
Some Other Race323
Two or More Races82
American Indian and Alaska Native4

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Telfair County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2018

2004006008001,000 Male Population2004006008001,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Telfair County, Georgia Median Age

41


Total

39.3


Male

43.7


Female

Telfair County, Georgia Adults

There are 13,483 adults, (2,638 of whom are seniors) in Telfair County, Georgia.

Telfair County, Georgia Age Dependency

50.7

Age Dependency Ratio

24.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Telfair County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

6,807

41.66%

Male

9,532

58.34%

Telfair County, Georgia Households and Families

Telfair County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Telfair County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.2%24.8%
All61.8%38.2%
Non Family54.1%45.9%
Female50.3%49.7%
Male40.2%59.8%

61.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Telfair County, Georgia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,1672.5261.8
Married2,2483.0475.2
Non Family1,7721.1154.1
Female8094.0350.3
Male3382.8340.2

3.13

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

7.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Telfair County, Georgia Households

Telfair County, Georgia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,36611.09%
9th to 12th Grade2,28518.55%
High School Graduate5,83647.38%
Some College1,1959.70%
Associates Degree6385.18%
Bachelors Degree5134.16%
Graduate Degree4853.94%

Telfair County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,0785,038827
Black5,0433,144109
Hispanic1,79458633
Other Race27773
Multiple Races814939
Native American4

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 82.89%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 48.15%.

Telfair County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,976$30,540$25,927
Less Than High School$17,996$17,866$21,071
High School Grad$26,015$31,723$19,387
Some College$31,979$36,035$31,000
Bachelors Degree$35,658$50,650$31,660
Graduate Degree$44,128$$44,087

$28,976

Average Earnings

$30,540

Average Male

$25,927

Average Female

Telfair County, Georgia Language

Telfair County, Georgia Language by Age

Telfair County, Georgia Language

86.95% of Telfair County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 13.05% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.90% of the population.

Telfair County, Georgia Poverty

Telfair County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,2472,28643.57%
White7,5961,30517.18%
Multiple741722.97%

27.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.48%

Male Poverty Rate

30.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Telfair County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Telfair County, Georgia is Black, with 43.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Telfair County, Georgia is White, with 17.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.84%.

Telfair County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.51%
High School18.49%
Some College17.11%
Bachelors or Greater1.19%

Telfair County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed48.48%
Male Employed14.46%
Female Employed14.16%
Female Unemployed11.93%

Telfair County, Georgia Income

Telfair County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$28,044$39,261
Families$36,116$45,577
Married Families$43,750$
Non Families$16,862$23,234

Telfair County, Georgia Marital Status

Telfair County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.6%

Male Marriage Rate

40.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Telfair County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Telfair 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.

Telfair County, Georgia Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Telfair County, Georgia Veterans

Telfair County, Georgia Veterans by War

897

Number of Veterans

867

Male Veterans

30

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam480
First Gulf War157
Korea64
World War II52
Second Gulf War45

Telfair County, Georgia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 64283
65 to 74264
75+174
35 to 54134
18 to 3442

Telfair County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6008.10%
Black2975.23%

Telfair County, Georgia Veterans by Education

19.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Telfair County, Georgia Employment Status

Telfair County, Georgia Employment by Age

36.6%

Labor Force Participation

35.1%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Telfair County, Georgia Employment by Race

Telfair County, Georgia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Telfair County, Georgia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
McRae-Helena 86118338-273-3.17%
Lumber City13281264-64-4.82%
Milan 700760608.57%
Scotland 366344-22-6.01%
Jacksonville140136-4-2.86%
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