Whitfield County, Georgia Population 2018

Whitfield County, Georgia's estimated population is 104,658 with a growth rate of 0.97% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Whitfield County, Georgia is the 25th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017104,6581,0050.97%
2016103,653-1,045-1.00%
2016104,6986690.64%
2015104,0295800.56%
2014103,4494670.45%
2013102,982-176-0.17%
2012103,1581020.10%
2011103,0562840.28%
2010102,77230,31041.83%
199072,4626,67310.14%
198065,78910,68119.38%
197055,10812,99930.87%
196042,1097,67722.30%
195034,4328,32731.90%
194026,1055,29725.46%
193020,8083,91123.15%
192016,8979636.04%
191015,9341,4259.82%
190014,5091,59312.33%
189012,9161,0168.54%
188011,9001,78317.62%
187010,117700.70%
186010,0470.00%

Whitfield County, Georgia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White91,573
Some Other Race4,197
Black or African American3,964
Two or More Races1,787
Asian1,453
American Indian and Alaska Native679

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

Whitfield 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

Whitfield County, Georgia Median Age

35.1


Total

33.9


Male

36.5


Female

Whitfield County, Georgia Adults

There are 75,563 adults, (13,164 of which are seniors) in Whitfield County, Georgia.

Whitfield County, Georgia Age Dependency

66.3

Age Dependency Ratio

21.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Whitfield County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

52,214

50.37%

Male

51,439

49.63%

Whitfield County, Georgia Households and Families

Whitfield County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Whitfield County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.3%24.7%
All63.3%36.7%
Non Family51.3%48.7%
Male50.3%49.7%
Female43.7%56.3%

63.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Whitfield County, Georgia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All34,8142.9463.3
Married18,8883.5475.3
Non Family9,5611.2751.3
Female4,3503.6243.7
Male2,0153.850.3

3.49

Average Family Size

2.94

Average Household Size

3.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Whitfield County, Georgia Households

Whitfield County, Georgia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9,78714.92%
9th to 12th Grade10,60016.16%
High School Graduate18,71528.54%
Some College14,13621.56%
Associates Degree3,4525.26%
Bachelors Degree5,7678.79%
Graduate Degree3,1194.76%

Whitfield County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White44,55635,2717,362
Hispanic17,0626,904743
Black2,4811,990228
Other Race2,18792342
Asian879487315
Multiple Races682514168
Native American28413592

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 80.21%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 35.84%.

Whitfield County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,683$31,257$25,307
Less Than High School$23,006$25,697$20,786
High School Grad$27,900$31,553$22,616
Some College$30,927$35,108$27,343
Bachelors Degree$40,077$51,217$36,145
Graduate Degree$55,226$82,675$51,131

$28,683

Average Earnings

$31,257

Average Male

$25,307

Average Female

Whitfield County, Georgia Language

Whitfield County, Georgia Language by Age

Whitfield County, Georgia Language

68.53% of Whitfield County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 31.47% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 29.82% of the population.

Whitfield County, Georgia Poverty

Whitfield County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic34,5929,59627.74%
White61,5448,58613.95%
Black3,8341,19131.06%
Other4,1291,17228.38%
Multiple1,75271240.64%
Native67940860.09%
Asian1,44433423.13%

19.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.44%

Male Poverty Rate

20.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Whitfield County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Whitfield County, Georgia is Native, with 60.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Whitfield County, Georgia is White, with 13.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.22%.

Whitfield County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.35%
High School14.86%
Some College12.27%
Bachelors or Greater6.25%

Whitfield County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed50.70%
Male Unemployed36.09%
Male Employed9.63%
Female Employed7.17%

Whitfield County, Georgia Income

Whitfield County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,764$59,891
Families$49,446$66,208
Married Families$57,071$
Non Families$24,586$40,622

Whitfield County, Georgia Marital Status

Whitfield County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.7%

Male Marriage Rate

51.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Whitfield County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Whitfield 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 35To44.

Whitfield County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Whitfield County, Georgia Veterans

Whitfield County, Georgia Veterans by War

4,152

Number of Veterans

3,964

Male Veterans

188

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,668
First Gulf War708
Korea383
Second Gulf War366
World War II189

Whitfield County, Georgia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,333
75+1,023
35 to 54794
55 to 64705
18 to 34297

Whitfield County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,7055.48%
Black29610.02%
Hispanic1830.87%
2 or More10311.94%
Other431.58%
Asian50.50%

Whitfield County, Georgia Veterans by Education

10.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Whitfield County, Georgia Employment Status

Whitfield County, Georgia Employment by Age

64%

Labor Force Participation

57.8%

Employment Rate

9.6%

Unemployment Rate

Whitfield County, Georgia Employment by Race

Whitfield County, Georgia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Whitfield County, Georgia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Dalton33108340779692.93%
Varnell17551795402.28%
Tunnel Hill861876151.74%
Cohutta62663591.44%
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