Blakely, Georgia Population 2022

4,382
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Blakely is a city located in Early County Georgia. Blakely has a 2020 population of 4,382. It is also the county seat of Early County. Blakely is currently declining at a rate of -1.42% annually and its population has decreased by -13.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,047 in 2010.

The average household income in Blakely is $36,438 with a poverty rate of 44.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $760 per month, and the median house value is $91,000. The median age in Blakely is 30.5 years, 28.5 years for males, and 31.2 years for females.

Blakely Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Blakelywas:

  • Black or African American: 71.60%
  • White: 25.75%
  • Two or more races: 1.33%
  • Asian: 1.23%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Blakely, Georgia is 4,382 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,382.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,047.

Blakely, Georgia Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American3,33171.60%
White1,19825.75%
Two or More Races621.33%
Asian571.23%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.09%
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Blakely Population by Race

Blakely Population Pyramid $2022

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Blakely Median Age

30.5


Total

28.5


Male

31.2


Female

Blakely Adults

There are 3,097 adults, (558 of whom are seniors) in Blakely.

Blakely Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

22

Old Age Dependency Ratio

61.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Blakely Sex Ratio

Female

2,666

57.31%

Male

1,986

42.69%

Blakely Population by Age

Blakely Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Blakely Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female29.7%70.3%
All48.6%51.4%
Non Family52.4%47.6%
Male67%33%
Married71.1%28.9%

48.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Blakely Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5842.8548.6
Female6173.8329.7
Non Family5191.1252.4
Married3603.6771.1
Male882.7767

3.55

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

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Blakely Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1786.82%
9th to 12th Grade40915.68%
High School Graduate1,03639.71%
Some College51019.55%
Associates Degree1455.56%
Bachelors Degree2379.08%
Graduate Degree943.60%
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Blakely Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Blakely Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black1,7321,31984
White828654239
Asian46468
Hispanic33
2+ Races33

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 white people with a rate of 28.86%.

Blakely Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,739$31,446$21,195
Less Than 9th Grade$21,280$$15,000
High School Graduate$25,646$31,157$23,538
Some College$19,894$23,750$19,734
Bachelors Degree$41,250$63,382$40,000
Graduate Degree$26,016$$22,222

$23,739

Average Earnings

$31,446

Average Male

$21,195

Average Female

Blakely Earnings by Educational Attainment

Blakely Language by Age

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Blakely Language

99.79% of Blakely residents speak only English, while 0.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.21% of the population.

Blakely Language

Blakely Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,2601,68751.75%
White1,13923120.28%
Multiple5656100.00%
Asian572340.35%
OtherNaN%

44.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

34.91%

Male Poverty Rate

51.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Blakely

The race most likely to be in poverty in Blakely is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Blakely is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 14.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 55.19%.

Blakely Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College41.72%
High School37.46%
Less Than 9th Grade33.33%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Blakely Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed75.95%
Female Employed20.09%
Male Employed5.32%

Blakely Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Blakely Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$22,276$36,438
Families$25,083$40,766
Married Families$51,607-
Non Families$16,932$23,947
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Income by Household Type

Blakely Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

23.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.2%

Male Marriage Rate

20.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Blakely Married by Age and Sex

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Blakely Marriage

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

Blakely Marital Status by Race

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Blakely Marital Status

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81

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War36
Vietnam27
First Gulf War16
World War II
Korea

Blakely Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5428
18 to 3423
75+16
65 to 7414
55 to 64

Blakely Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black512.42%
White303.23%

Blakely Veterans by Race

Blakely Veterans by Education

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31.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

4.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Blakely Veterans by Education

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53.9%

Labor Force Participation

46.7%

Employment Rate

12.8%

Unemployment Rate

Blakely Employment by Age

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Blakely Employment by Race

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Blakely Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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86.44%

Born in Blakely

98.71%

Native Born

1.29%

Foreign Born

0.88%

Non Citizen

0.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.71% of Blakely residents were born in the United States, with 86.44% having been born in Georgia. 0.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Blakely Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20224,382-63-1.42%
20214,445-63-1.40%
20204,508-63-1.38%
20194,571-63-1.36%
20184,634-24-0.52%
20174,65830.06%
20164,655-94-1.98%
20154,749-8-0.17%
20144,757-49-1.02%
20134,806-43-0.89%
20124,849-88-1.78%
20114,937-110-2.18%
20105,047-649-1.20%
20005,6961010.18%
19905,595-285-0.50%
19805,8806131.11%
19705,2671,6873.94%
19603,5803461.02%
19503,2344601.55%
19402,7740.00%

Blakely Population by Year