Towns County, Georgia Population 2018

Towns County, Georgia's estimated population is 11,506 with a growth rate of 4.83% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Towns County, Georgia is the 119th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201711,5065304.83%
201610,976-373-3.29%
201611,3492061.85%
201511,143630.57%
201411,0802942.73%
201310,7862262.14%
201210,560-18-0.17%
201110,578480.46%
201010,5303,77655.91%
19906,7541,11619.79%
19805,6381,07323.50%
19704,565270.59%
19604,538-265-5.52%
19504,803-122-2.48%
19404,92557913.32%
19304,34640910.39%
19203,93750.13%
19103,932-816-17.19%
19004,74868416.83%
18904,06480324.62%
18803,26148117.30%
18702,78032113.05%
18602,4590.00%

Towns County, Georgia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White10,595
Black or African American137
Two or More Races115
American Indian and Alaska Native84
Some Other Race28
Asian17

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

Towns 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

Towns County, Georgia Median Age

53


Total

51.6


Male

54.3


Female

Towns County, Georgia Adults

There are 9,516 adults, (3,633 of which are seniors) in Towns County, Georgia.

Towns County, Georgia Age Dependency

86.7

Age Dependency Ratio

61.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Towns County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

5,765

52.52%

Male

5,211

47.48%

Towns County, Georgia Households and Families

Towns County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Towns County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.7%10.3%
All79.5%20.5%
Non Family69.9%30.1%
Male57.7%42.3%
Female49.5%50.5%

79.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Towns County, Georgia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,6112.279.5
Married2,6232.6489.7
Non Family1,5231.1169.9
Female2833.2249.5
Male1823.357.7

2.7

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

3.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Towns County, Georgia Households

Towns County, Georgia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4034.98%
9th to 12th Grade4585.66%
High School Graduate2,57831.89%
Some College1,89523.44%
Associates Degree7198.89%
Bachelors Degree1,24415.39%
Graduate Degree7889.75%

Towns County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,7846,9781,968
Hispanic18015021
Black8177
Native American651412
Multiple Races191919
Asian171712
Other Race33

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%.

Towns County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,800$24,763$19,619
Less Than High School$18,932$21,583$17,973
High School Grad$18,056$21,711$13,667
Some College$23,460$30,331$22,200
Bachelors Degree$26,193$32,750$21,196
Graduate Degree$51,346$$56,071

$21,800

Average Earnings

$24,763

Average Male

$19,619

Average Female

Towns County, Georgia Language

Towns County, Georgia Language by Age

Towns County, Georgia Language

96.51% of Towns County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 3.49% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.93% of the population.

Towns County, Georgia Poverty

Towns County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,8041,41714.45%
Hispanic2038742.86%
Native815871.60%
Black373183.78%
Asian171270.59%

15.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.22%

Male Poverty Rate

16.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Towns County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Towns County, Georgia is Black, with 83.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Towns County, Georgia is White, with 14.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.13%.

Towns County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.62%
Some College17.46%
High School12.20%
Bachelors or Greater6.19%

Towns County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed53.29%
Male Unemployed48.92%
Female Employed12.52%
Male Employed4.25%

Towns County, Georgia Income

Towns County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,321$50,544
Families$48,717$60,080
Married Families$52,102$
Non Families$21,979$30,581

Towns County, Georgia Marital Status

Towns County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.7%

Male Marriage Rate

55.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Towns County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Towns 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.

Towns County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Towns County, Georgia Veterans

Towns County, Georgia Veterans by War

1,203

Number of Veterans

1,157

Male Veterans

46

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam528
Korea192
World War II130
First Gulf War44
Second Gulf War18

Towns County, Georgia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74474
75+471
35 to 54134
55 to 64115
18 to 349

Towns County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,17912.84%
Hispanic3113.08%
Asian1270.59%
Indian1217.65%

Towns County, Georgia Veterans by Education

9.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Towns County, Georgia Employment Status

Towns County, Georgia Employment by Age

44.6%

Labor Force Participation

40.5%

Employment Rate

8.9%

Unemployment Rate

Towns County, Georgia Employment by Race

Towns County, Georgia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Towns County, Georgia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Young Harris899143153259.18%
Hiawassee880916364.09%
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