Upson County, Georgia Population 2018

Upson County, Georgia's estimated population is 26,135 with a growth rate of -0.98% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Upson County, Georgia is the 69th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201726,135-259-0.98%
201626,3941810.69%
201626,213-27-0.10%
201526,240620.24%
201426,178-262-0.99%
201326,440-132-0.50%
201226,572-356-1.32%
201126,928-132-0.49%
201027,0607602.89%
199026,3003021.16%
198025,9982,49310.61%
197023,505-295-1.24%
196023,800-1,278-5.10%
195025,078140.06%
194025,0645,55528.47%
193019,5094,72331.94%
192014,7862,02915.90%
191012,757-913-6.68%
190013,6701,48212.16%
189012,188-212-1.71%
188012,4002,97031.50%
18709,430-480-4.84%
18609,9104865.16%
18509,424160.17%
18409,4082,39534.15%
18307,0130.00%

Upson County, Georgia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White18,496
Black or African American7,446
Asian177
Two or More Races155
American Indian and Alaska Native107
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander13

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

Upson County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Upson County, Georgia Median Age

41.1


Total

39.3


Male

43.3


Female

Upson County, Georgia Adults

There are 20,218 adults, (4,645 of which are seniors) in Upson County, Georgia.

Upson County, Georgia Age Dependency

69.4

Age Dependency Ratio

29.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Upson County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

13,799

52.28%

Male

12,595

47.72%

Upson County, Georgia Households and Families

Upson County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Upson County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.9%18.1%
All66.9%33.1%
Non Family57.5%42.5%
Female48.2%51.8%
Male44.3%55.7%

66.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Upson County, Georgia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,0782.5666.9
Married4,6203.2181.9
Non Family3,6621.1657.5
Female1,4913.7448.2
Male3053.944.3

3.3

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

4.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Upson County, Georgia Households

Upson County, Georgia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0425.81%
9th to 12th Grade2,70315.08%
High School Graduate6,51336.34%
Some College3,91221.83%
Associates Degree1,3587.58%
Bachelors Degree1,3757.67%
Graduate Degree1,0185.68%

Upson County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,86010,5251,993
Black4,7043,401352
Hispanic12368
Native American10755
Asian767648
Multiple Races5151
Islander13

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 63.16%.

Upson County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,399$32,838$24,215
Less Than High School$18,108$20,096$14,769
High School Grad$25,461$32,832$20,226
Some College$27,946$36,971$25,226
Bachelors Degree$50,669$64,740$41,207
Graduate Degree$47,056$48,393$46,591

$27,399

Average Earnings

$32,838

Average Male

$24,215

Average Female

Upson County, Georgia Language

Upson County, Georgia Language by Age

Upson County, Georgia Language

97.12% of Upson County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 2.88% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.82% of the population.

Upson County, Georgia Poverty

Upson County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,4873,18718.22%
Black7,2332,14129.60%
Hispanic60955290.64%
Multiple1551912.26%
Asian177116.21%

22.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.68%

Male Poverty Rate

23.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Upson County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Upson County, Georgia is Hispanic, with 90.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Upson County, Georgia is Asian, with 6.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.22%.

Upson County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.38%
High School16.25%
Some College14.87%
Bachelors or Greater2.33%

Upson County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.51%
Male Unemployed31.55%
Female Employed11.32%
Male Employed8.02%

Upson County, Georgia Income

Upson County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,699$48,831
Families$47,500$57,428
Married Families$57,451$
Non Families$21,067$32,994

Upson County, Georgia Marital Status

Upson County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.2%

Male Marriage Rate

43.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Upson County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Upson 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.

Upson County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Upson County, Georgia Veterans

Upson County, Georgia Veterans by War

1,911

Number of Veterans

1,778

Male Veterans

133

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam810
First Gulf War414
Korea249
Second Gulf War226
World War II60

Upson County, Georgia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74603
35 to 54475
75+395
55 to 64381
18 to 3457

Upson County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3899.63%
Black4378.03%
Indian4945.79%
Hispanic2613.40%
Asian1715.18%
Hawaiian13100.00%
2 or More65.22%

Upson County, Georgia Veterans by Education

7.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Upson County, Georgia Employment Status

Upson County, Georgia Employment by Age

53.5%

Labor Force Participation

46.8%

Employment Rate

12.5%

Unemployment Rate

Upson County, Georgia Employment by Race

Upson County, Georgia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Upson County, Georgia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Thomaston91668962-204-2.23%
Yatesville359346-13-3.62%
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