Tift County, Georgia Population 2018

Tift County, Georgia's estimated population is 40,598 with a growth rate of -0.23% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Tift County, Georgia is the 49th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201740,598-93-0.23%
201640,691410.10%
201640,650240.06%
201540,626900.22%
201440,5362930.73%
201340,243-763-1.86%
201241,006-193-0.47%
201141,1999432.34%
201040,2565,25815.02%
199034,9982,1366.50%
198032,8625,57420.43%
197027,2883,80116.18%
196023,4878423.72%
195022,6454,04621.75%
194018,5992,53115.75%
193016,0681,57510.87%
192014,4933,00626.17%
191011,4870.00%

Tift County, Georgia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White26,005
Black or African American11,953
Some Other Race1,501
Two or More Races616
Asian557
American Indian and Alaska Native44
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander15

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

Tift 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

Tift County, Georgia Median Age

35.2


Total

33.9


Male

37.2


Female

Tift County, Georgia Adults

There are 30,559 adults, (5,575 of which are seniors) in Tift County, Georgia.

Tift County, Georgia Age Dependency

62.8

Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Tift County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

21,467

52.76%

Male

19,224

47.24%

Tift County, Georgia Households and Families

Tift County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Tift County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.2%20.8%
All57.6%42.4%
Male49.3%50.7%
Non Family47.2%52.8%
Female26.8%73.2%

57.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Tift County, Georgia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,4512.6857.6
Married6,4973.1779.2
Non Family4,3421.347.2
Female2,8823.426.8
Male7303.7149.3

3.22

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

3.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Tift County, Georgia Households

Tift County, Georgia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4385.61%
9th to 12th Grade3,37613.17%
High School Graduate8,83534.47%
Some College4,63418.08%
Associates Degree2,85911.15%
Bachelors Degree2,2848.91%
Graduate Degree2,2078.61%

Tift County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White16,08013,8413,772
Black7,0035,465545
Hispanic1,98298722
Other Race379198
Asian33429691
Multiple Races24217066
Native American4444
Islander1515

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 27.27%.

Tift County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,235$32,188$25,999
Less Than High School$17,476$21,019$14,135
High School Grad$23,826$30,483$18,799
Some College$29,190$33,188$25,825
Bachelors Degree$40,520$43,382$36,912
Graduate Degree$57,185$57,333$56,467

$30,235

Average Earnings

$32,188

Average Male

$25,999

Average Female

Tift County, Georgia Language

Tift County, Georgia Language by Age

Tift County, Georgia Language

88.10% of Tift County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 11.90% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.15% of the population.

Tift County, Georgia Poverty

Tift County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black11,4524,60840.24%
White21,6273,90918.07%
Hispanic4,4761,71338.27%
Other1,48441327.83%
Multiple60523839.34%
Asian557274.85%
Native442556.82%

27.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.28%

Male Poverty Rate

29.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tift County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tift County, Georgia is Native, with 56.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tift County, Georgia is Asian, with 4.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.51%.

Tift County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.36%
High School29.19%
Some College14.27%
Bachelors or Greater4.24%

Tift County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed42.79%
Male Unemployed23.58%
Female Employed14.99%
Male Employed8.53%

Tift County, Georgia Income

Tift County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,613$54,606
Families$45,615$62,434
Married Families$61,695$
Non Families$22,704$34,574

Tift County, Georgia Marital Status

Tift County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.8%

Male Marriage Rate

42.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Tift County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Tift 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.

Tift County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Tift County, Georgia Veterans

Tift County, Georgia Veterans by War

1,816

Number of Veterans

1,684

Male Veterans

132

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam567
First Gulf War284
Korea260
Second Gulf War241
World War II78

Tift County, Georgia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 64539
75+481
65 to 74404
35 to 54309
18 to 3483

Tift County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3916.82%
Black3373.93%
2 or More4815.29%
Indian2556.82%
Hawaiian15100.00%

Tift County, Georgia Veterans by Education

10.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tift County, Georgia Employment Status

Tift County, Georgia Employment by Age

55.4%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Tift County, Georgia Employment by Race

Tift County, Georgia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Tift County, Georgia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Tifton16402168364342.65%
Omega 1218122790.74%
Ty Ty72672600.00%
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