Telfair County, Georgia Population 2018

Telfair County, Georgia's estimated population is 15,989 with a growth rate of -2.54% 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
201715,989-416-2.54%
201616,4053712.31%
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
White9,482
Black or African American6,623
Some Other Race237
Two or More Races57
American Indian and Alaska Native4
Asian2

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

Telfair County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Telfair County, Georgia Median Age

39.6


Total

38.6


Male

42.3


Female

Telfair County, Georgia Adults

There are 13,452 adults, (2,494 of which are seniors) in Telfair County, Georgia.

Telfair County, Georgia Age Dependency

49.6

Age Dependency Ratio

22.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Telfair County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

6,953

42.38%

Male

9,452

57.62%

Telfair County, Georgia Households and Families

Telfair County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Telfair County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.9%24.1%
All61.5%38.5%
Non Family52.3%47.7%
Male49.3%50.7%
Female48.8%51.2%

61.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Telfair County, Georgia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,1102.4661.5
Married2,1622.9575.9
Non Family1,7321.1252.3
Female9103.8348.8
Male3062.5849.3

3.02

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

6.6%

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 Grade1,23310.03%
9th to 12th Grade2,12517.28%
High School Graduate5,89747.96%
Some College1,28710.47%
Associates Degree6325.14%
Bachelors Degree6475.26%
Graduate Degree4753.86%

Telfair County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,9975,090945
Black4,7963,003135
Hispanic2,15696931
Other Race189144
Multiple Races562718
Native American4
Asian222

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Telfair County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,044$29,711$23,708
Less Than High School$17,837$18,275$16,471
High School Grad$24,345$30,145$19,985
Some College$28,261$30,294$21,765
Bachelors Degree$36,438$50,417$33,558
Graduate Degree$42,047$$42,125

$27,044

Average Earnings

$29,711

Average Male

$23,708

Average Female

Telfair County, Georgia Language

Telfair County, Georgia Language by Age

Telfair County, Georgia Language

84.59% of Telfair County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 15.41% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.27% of the population.

Telfair County, Georgia Poverty

Telfair County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4,4151,99745.23%
White7,4991,60121.35%
Multiple501326.00%

28.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.46%

Male Poverty Rate

33.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Telfair County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Telfair County, Georgia is Black, with 45.23% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Telfair County, Georgia is White, with 21.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.01%.

Telfair County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.59%
High School21.73%
Some College16.56%
Bachelors or Greater2.22%

Telfair County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed42.68%
Female Unemployed24.14%
Male Employed10.19%
Female Employed9.59%

Telfair County, Georgia Income

Telfair County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$27,657$37,288
Families$30,472$42,376
Married Families$40,739$
Non Families$15,037$22,266

Telfair County, Georgia Marital Status

Telfair County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

37.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.8%

Male Marriage Rate

40.6%

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 45To54.

Telfair County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Telfair County, Georgia Veterans

Telfair County, Georgia Veterans by War

1,158

Number of Veterans

1,113

Male Veterans

45

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam452
First Gulf War233
Second Gulf War151
Korea85
World War II54

Telfair County, Georgia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 64338
35 to 54261
65 to 74232
75+213
18 to 34114

Telfair County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White7219.23%
Black3436.36%
Hispanic1004.56%
Other9246.23%
Asian2100.00%

Telfair County, Georgia Veterans by Education

18.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Telfair County, Georgia Employment Status

Telfair County, Georgia Employment by Age

33.7%

Labor Force Participation

32.2%

Employment Rate

4.3%

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