Whitfield County, Georgia Population 2019

Whitfield County, Georgia's estimated population is 104,658 with a growth rate of -0.04% 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
2017104,658-40-0.04%
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
White91,949
Some Other Race4,381
Black or African American4,103
Two or More Races1,466
Asian1,439
American Indian and Alaska Native625

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

Whitfield County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2019

1,0002,0003,0004,000 Male Population1,0002,0003,0004,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Whitfield County, Georgia Median Age

35.4


Total

34.1


Male

36.9


Female

Whitfield County, Georgia Adults

There are 76,094 adults, (13,601 of whom are seniors) in Whitfield County, Georgia.

Whitfield County, Georgia Age Dependency

66.4

Age Dependency Ratio

21.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Whitfield County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

52,397

50.40%

Male

51,566

49.60%

Whitfield County, Georgia Households and Families

Whitfield County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Whitfield County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.8%27.2%
All61.7%38.3%
Male52.9%47.1%
Non Family52.4%47.6%
Female38.8%61.2%

61.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Whitfield County, Georgia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All35,3842.961.7
Married18,9583.4972.8
Non Family9,8981.352.4
Female4,2793.5838.8
Male2,2493.752.9

3.43

Average Family Size

2.9

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 Grade9,29614.04%
9th to 12th Grade11,30917.08%
High School Graduate19,16228.93%
Some College13,66320.63%
Associates Degree3,1494.76%
Bachelors Degree6,1589.30%
Graduate Degree3,4885.27%

Whitfield County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White44,48035,6438,031
Hispanic17,7206,833823
Black2,5412,053229
Other Race2,25795565
Asian886572304
Multiple Races616528170
Native American272143113

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 85.71%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 41.54%.

Whitfield County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,460$32,457$26,400
Less Than High School$24,511$27,294$20,800
High School Grad$28,798$32,137$23,099
Some College$32,689$39,498$29,786
Bachelors Degree$43,046$50,665$37,421
Graduate Degree$58,199$105,069$54,552

$30,460

Average Earnings

$32,457

Average Male

$26,400

Average Female

Whitfield County, Georgia Language

Whitfield County, Georgia Language by Age

Whitfield County, Georgia Language

68.89% of Whitfield County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 31.11% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 29.43% of the population.

Whitfield County, Georgia Poverty

Whitfield County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic35,3369,50926.91%
White60,9527,88312.93%
Other4,3251,38932.12%
Black3,9271,38935.37%
Multiple1,41758141.00%
Native62549378.88%
Asian1,42546532.63%

19.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.29%

Male Poverty Rate

21.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Whitfield County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Whitfield County, Georgia is Native, with 78.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Whitfield County, Georgia is White, with 12.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.69%.

Whitfield County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.67%
High School15.11%
Some College10.84%
Bachelors or Greater5.36%

Whitfield County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed49.78%
Male Unemployed27.96%
Male Employed9.14%
Female Employed8.57%

Whitfield County, Georgia Income

Whitfield County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,871$62,760
Families$51,731$69,744
Married Families$59,875$79,681
Non Families$24,628$41,375

Whitfield County, Georgia Marital Status

Whitfield County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.2%

Male Marriage Rate

51.5%

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


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

Whitfield County, Georgia Veterans

Whitfield County, Georgia Veterans by War

4,183

Number of Veterans

3,997

Male Veterans

186

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,735
First Gulf War610
Korea455
Second Gulf War357
World War II188

Whitfield County, Georgia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,467
75+1,096
35 to 54680
55 to 64643
18 to 34297

Whitfield County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,7635.52%
Black2718.97%
Hispanic2501.14%
2 or More10413.90%
Other421.52%
Asian30.30%

Whitfield County, Georgia Veterans by Education

11.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Whitfield County, Georgia Employment Status

Whitfield County, Georgia Employment by Age

63.6%

Labor Force Participation

58.4%

Employment Rate

8%

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