Dahlonega, Georgia Population 2020

8,132

Dahlonega is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 8,132, it is the 106th largest city in Georgia and the 3581st largest city in the United States. Dahlonega is currently growing at a rate of 8.31% annually and its population has increased by 55.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,242 in 2010. Spanning over 9 miles, Dahlonega has a population density of 924 people per square mile.

The average household income in Dahlonega is $60,814 with a poverty rate of 30.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $953 per month, and the median house value is $337,200. The median age in Dahlonega is 22.2 years, 24.8 years for males, and 21.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 63.5 males.

Dahlonega Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Dahlonega was:

  • White: 89.38%
  • Black or African American: 6.53%
  • Two or more races: 3.16%
  • Asian: 0.93%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Dahlonega, Georgia is 8,132, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,884.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,242.

Dahlonega, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,86089.38%
Black or African American4286.53%
Two or More Races2073.16%
Asian610.93%

Dahlonega Population Pyramid 2020

Dahlonega Median Age

22.2


Total

24.8


Male

21.8


Female

Dahlonega Adults

There are 5,560 adults, (879 of whom are seniors) in Dahlonega.

Dahlonega Age Dependency

40.1

Age Dependency Ratio

18.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Dahlonega Sex Ratio

Female

4,010

61.17%

Male

2,546

38.83%

Dahlonega Households and Families

Dahlonega Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Dahlonega Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married66.1%33.9%
All36.2%63.8%
Female16.4%83.6%
Non Family16%84%
Male0%0%

36.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9002.7336.2
Non Family9772.0616
Married7643.6966.1
Female1592.2216.4
Male00

3.44

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

0.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Dahlonega Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1916.76%
9th to 12th Grade1896.69%
High School Graduate1796.33%
Some College81728.91%
Associates Degree1876.62%
Bachelors Degree86930.75%
Graduate Degree39413.94%

Dahlonega Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,3962,1331,168
Hispanic1941068
Black17114257
Multiple Races3535
Asian303030

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 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,935$50,549$19,688
Less Than High School$20,030$20,030$
High School Grad$27,586$27,845$
Some College$16,551$51,554$14,688
Bachelors Degree$39,913$65,230$27,000
Graduate Degree$64,838$$64,145

$29,935

Average Earnings

$50,549

Average Male

$19,688

Average Female

Dahlonega Language

Dahlonega Language by Age

Dahlonega Language

92.54% of Dahlonega residents speak only English, while 7.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.87% of the population.

Dahlonega Poverty

Dahlonega Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,4231,39931.63%
Multiple18415785.33%
Hispanic3378124.04%

30.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.86%

Male Poverty Rate

30.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dahlonega

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dahlonega is Multiple, with 85.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dahlonega is Hispanic, with 24.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 15.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 60.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.34%.

Name Poverty
Some College24.41%
High School9.27%
Less Than High School5.65%
Bachelors or Greater4.17%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed79.17%
Female Employed35.03%
Male Employed32.92%
Female Unemployed16.05%

Dahlonega Income

Dahlonega Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,000$60,814
Families$69,904$94,871
Married Families$79,706-
Non Families$17,398$28,640

Dahlonega Marital Status

Dahlonega Marital Status

Marriage Rates

28.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.7%

Male Marriage Rate

23.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Dahlonega Married by Age and Sex

Dahlonega Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Dahlonega Marital Status by Race

Dahlonega Veterans

253

Number of Veterans

253

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War80
Second Gulf War76
Vietnam32
Korea30
World War II
Age Group Veterans
75+97
35 to 5458
18 to 3454
55 to 6427
65 to 7417
Name Veterans % of Total
White1943.88%
Black5921.77%

$Dahlonega Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dahlonega Employment Status

58.9%

Labor Force Participation

53.7%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

Dahlonega Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

57.86%

Born in Georgia

94.01%

Native Born

5.99%

Foreign Born

5.08%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.01% of Dahlonega residents were born in the United States, with 57.86% having been born in Georgia. 5.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20208,1326248.31%
20197,5086249.06%
20186,884-113-1.61%
20176,9976249.79%
20166,3731131.81%
20156,260-16-0.25%
20146,2762864.77%
20135,9901652.83%
20125,8252474.43%
20115,578711.29%
20105,5071,8694.23%
20003,6385521.66%
19903,0862420.82%
19802,8441860.68%
19702,658540.21%
19602,6040.00%