Upson County, Georgia Population 2019

Upson County, Georgia's estimated population is 26,197 with a growth rate of -0.22% 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
201826,215180.07%
201726,197-58-0.22%
201626,255140.05%
201526,241680.26%
201426,173-259-0.98%
201326,432-134-0.50%
201226,566-356-1.32%
201126,922-134-0.50%
201027,0567562.87%
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
White18,300
Black or African American7,470
Two or More Races222
Asian129
American Indian and Alaska Native81
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander39

Upson County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2019

Upson County, Georgia Median Age

41.5


Total

39.3


Male

43.3


Female

Upson County, Georgia Adults

There are 20,363 adults, (4,652 of whom are seniors) in Upson County, Georgia.

Upson County, Georgia Age Dependency

67

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Upson County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

13,673

52.11%

Male

12,568

47.89%

Upson County, Georgia Households and Families

Upson County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Upson County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.9%21.1%
All64.3%35.7%
Non Family56.7%43.3%
Female44.4%55.6%
Male35.1%64.9%

64.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,2632.564.3
Married4,5823.1878.9
Non Family4,0451.1956.7
Female1,2493.8844.4
Male3873.7535.1

3.29

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Upson County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0455.80%
9th to 12th Grade2,71115.04%
High School Graduate6,65736.94%
Some College3,69520.50%
Associates Degree1,5868.80%
Bachelors Degree1,4257.91%
Graduate Degree9035.01%

Upson County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,75410,6521,888
Black4,7373,232373
Hispanic249154
Multiple Races13912625
Native American8142
Asian606042
Islander39

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 70.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,477$36,004$24,391
Less Than High School$19,393$20,063$18,393
High School Grad$28,280$33,844$22,739
Some College$29,413$41,105$23,299
Bachelors Degree$45,625$62,019$37,446
Graduate Degree$45,220$46,750$45,064

$29,477

Average Earnings

$36,004

Average Male

$24,391

Average Female

Upson County, Georgia Language

Upson County, Georgia Language by Age

Upson County, Georgia Language

96.34% of Upson County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 3.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.25% of the population.

Upson County, Georgia Poverty

Upson County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,2782,93216.97%
Black7,2672,33032.06%
Hispanic60454089.40%
Asian12986.20%
Multiple22273.15%

22.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.18%

Male Poverty Rate

23.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Upson County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Upson County, Georgia is Hispanic, with 89.40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Upson County, Georgia is Multiple, with 3.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.02%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.96%
High School18.01%
Some College14.08%
Bachelors or Greater4.02%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.02%
Male Unemployed23.93%
Female Employed10.90%
Male Employed9.28%

Upson County, Georgia Income

Upson County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,375$47,339
Families$47,651$57,060
Married Families$56,786-
Non Families$20,961$31,725

Upson County, Georgia Marital Status

Upson County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.6%

Male Marriage Rate

42.9%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Upson County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Upson County, Georgia Veterans

1,786

Number of Veterans

1,645

Male Veterans

141

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam696
First Gulf War371
Second Gulf War222
Korea218
World War II59

Upson County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2648.73%
Black4508.21%
Hispanic4110.43%
Indian3340.74%
Hawaiian2461.54%
Asian1112.79%
2 or More42.08%

Upson County, Georgia Veterans by Education

9.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Upson County, Georgia Employment Status

53.2%

Labor Force Participation

47.2%

Employment Rate

11.2%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Upson County, Georgia

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