Tift County, Georgia Population 2019

Tift County, Georgia's estimated population is 40,598 with a growth rate of -0.13% 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
201740,598-52-0.13%
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
White25,782
Black or African American11,932
Some Other Race1,691
Two or More Races587
Asian487
American Indian and Alaska Native37
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander15

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

Tift County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2019

5001,0001,5002,000 Male Population5001,0001,5002,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Tift County, Georgia Median Age

35.5


Total

34.1


Male

38


Female

Tift County, Georgia Adults

There are 30,420 adults, (5,683 of whom are seniors) in Tift County, Georgia.

Tift County, Georgia Age Dependency

63.8

Age Dependency Ratio

23

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Tift County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

21,029

51.88%

Male

19,502

48.12%

Tift County, Georgia Households and Families

Tift County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Tift County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.4%23.6%
All57%43%
Non Family47.6%52.4%
Male40.4%59.6%
Female30.8%69.2%

57.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Tift County, Georgia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,9992.5757
Married6,8693.1276.4
Non Family4,3181.2847.6
Female3,0743.0130.8
Male7383.2940.4

3.04

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

3.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

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 Grade1,4605.68%
9th to 12th Grade3,12212.15%
High School Graduate8,92934.76%
Some College4,82318.77%
Associates Degree3,03611.82%
Bachelors Degree2,1548.38%
Graduate Degree2,1668.43%

Tift County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,97214,0053,479
Black7,0075,410552
Hispanic2,0951,19793
Other Race728453
Asian344235150
Multiple Races19116468
Native American3737
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 43.60%.

Tift County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,548$32,504$25,845
Less Than High School$17,721$22,901$14,829
High School Grad$26,164$30,539$19,110
Some College$29,113$33,378$27,012
Bachelors Degree$40,524$42,471$36,417
Graduate Degree$55,520$56,012$55,056

$29,548

Average Earnings

$32,504

Average Male

$25,845

Average Female

Tift County, Georgia Language

Tift County, Georgia Language by Age

Tift County, Georgia Language

89.21% of Tift County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 10.79% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.12% of the population.

Tift County, Georgia Poverty

Tift County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black11,5134,90742.62%
White21,3623,62616.97%
Hispanic4,5651,82439.96%
Other1,68179647.35%
Multiple57819032.87%
Native372259.46%
Asian48491.86%

27.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.61%

Male Poverty Rate

29.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tift County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tift County, Georgia is Native, with 59.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tift County, Georgia is Asian, with 1.86% 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 27.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.11%.

Tift County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School41.48%
High School25.72%
Some College15.82%
Bachelors or Greater5.43%

Tift County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed49.53%
Male Unemployed25.47%
Female Employed19.20%
Male Employed7.58%

Tift County, Georgia Income

Tift County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,728$53,753
Families$47,042$61,904
Married Families$62,266$
Non Families$21,572$31,396

Tift County, Georgia Marital Status

Tift County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.6%

Male Marriage Rate

45.2%

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 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Tift County, Georgia Marital Status by Race


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

Tift County, Georgia Veterans

Tift County, Georgia Veterans by War

1,922

Number of Veterans

1,776

Male Veterans

146

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam624
First Gulf War432
Second Gulf War301
Korea213
World War II48

Tift County, Georgia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 64526
35 to 54521
75+442
65 to 74373
18 to 3460

Tift County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3916.92%
Black4355.09%
2 or More5921.38%
Indian2259.46%
Hawaiian15100.00%

Tift County, Georgia Veterans by Education

10.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tift County, Georgia Employment Status

Tift County, Georgia Employment by Age

56.1%

Labor Force Participation

53.9%

Employment Rate

3.9%

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