Dalton, Georgia Population 2022

34,049
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Dalton is a city located in Whitfield County Georgia. Dalton has a 2020 population of 34,049. It is also the county seat of Whitfield County. Dalton is currently growing at a rate of 0.38% annually and its population has increased by 2.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 33,145 in 2010.

The average household income in Dalton is $66,401 with a poverty rate of 19.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $699 per month, and the median house value is $146,300. The median age in Dalton is 32.6 years, 31.9 years for males, and 33.4 years for females.

Dalton Demographics

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

  • White: 81.30%
  • Black or African American: 6.67%
  • Other race: 6.36%
  • Asian: 2.81%
  • Two or more races: 1.93%
  • Native American: 0.92%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
The current population of Dalton, Georgia is 34,049 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 34,049.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 33,145.

Dalton, Georgia Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021145,7885320.36%
2020145,2565320.37%
2019144,7245320.37%
2018144,1921550.11%
2017144,0372840.20%
2016143,7536540.45%
2015143,0998010.56%
2014142,2983920.28%
2013141,906-353-0.25%
2012142,259-26-0.02%
2011142,28570.00%
2010142,2780.00%

Dalton Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White27,29381.30%
Black or African American2,2406.67%
Some Other Race2,1346.36%
Asian9432.81%
Two or More Races6481.93%
American Indian and Alaska Native3090.92%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.01%
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Dalton Population by Race

Dalton Population Pyramid $2022

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Dalton Median Age

32.6


Total

31.9


Male

33.4


Female

Dalton Adults

There are 24,500 adults, (3,972 of whom are seniors) in Dalton.

Dalton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

19.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Dalton Sex Ratio

Female

17,256

51.40%

Male

16,315

48.60%

Dalton Population by Age

Dalton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dalton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female21.2%78.8%
Non Family28.7%71.3%
Male39%61%
All43.6%56.4%
Married64.3%35.7%

43.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dalton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,3052.8543.6
Married4,9283.6464.3
Non Family3,8351.3428.7
Female1,8483.6121.2
Male6943.5439

3.54

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

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Dalton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,05319.52%
9th to 12th Grade3,13115.08%
High School Graduate4,72422.75%
Some College3,61617.41%
Associates Degree1,0655.13%
Bachelors Degree2,79913.48%
Graduate Degree1,3806.64%
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Dalton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dalton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White10,5308,4683,248
Hispanic7,9113,307565
Black1,4631,21579
Other Race1,15840424
Asian659435287
2+ Races2432198
Native American1375713
Islander44

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 43.55%.

Dalton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,973$31,820$27,804
Less Than 9th Grade$27,044$30,219$22,476
High School Graduate$26,710$31,957$21,199
Some College$31,597$31,330$32,261
Bachelors Degree$39,886$60,213$36,810
Graduate Degree$63,545$71,000$62,024

$30,973

Average Earnings

$31,820

Average Male

$27,804

Average Female

Dalton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dalton Language by Age

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Dalton Language

56.26% of Dalton residents speak only English, while 43.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 40.07% of the population.

Dalton Language

Dalton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic15,4453,49322.62%
White13,5861,95614.40%
Black2,02843821.60%
Multiple61637761.20%
Other292NaN%
Native28426191.90%
Asian92410811.69%

19.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.64%

Male Poverty Rate

21.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dalton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dalton is Native, with 91.90% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.90%.

Dalton Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School23.00%
Less Than 9th Grade18.58%
Some College14.48%
Bachelors or Greater4.19%

Dalton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed40.86%
Male Unemployed17.67%
Female Employed11.23%
Male Employed9.04%

Dalton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dalton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,696$66,401
Families$53,300$75,967
Married Families$58,484-
Non Families$29,028$44,401
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Income by Household Type

Dalton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.2%

Male Marriage Rate

41.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Dalton Married by Age and Sex

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Dalton 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 35-44.

Dalton Marital Status by Race

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Dalton Marital Status

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850

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam380
Korea117
Second Gulf War111
First Gulf War36
World War II24

Dalton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+329
65 to 74328
55 to 6481
18 to 3458
35 to 5454

Dalton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7623.74%
Hispanic730.73%
Black513.02%
2+ Races176.23%
Native American118.03%
Other Race90.68%

Dalton Veterans by Race

Dalton Veterans by Education

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9.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dalton Veterans by Education

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63.5%

Labor Force Participation

60.2%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Dalton Employment by Age

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Dalton Employment by Race

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Dalton 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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51.12%

Born in Dalton

73.20%

Native Born

26.80%

Foreign Born

19.83%

Non Citizen

6.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

73.20% of Dalton residents were born in the United States, with 51.12% having been born in Georgia. 19.83% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Dalton Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202234,0491280.38%
202133,9211280.38%
202033,7931280.38%
201933,6651280.38%
201833,537-44-0.13%
201733,581-86-0.26%
201633,6672580.77%
201533,4091860.56%
201433,2231070.32%
201333,116-92-0.28%
201233,208-40-0.12%
201133,2481030.31%
201033,1455,2331.73%
200027,9126,1512.52%
199021,7611,1800.56%
198020,5811,7090.87%
197018,8721,0040.55%
196017,8681,9001.13%
195015,9685,5204.33%
194010,4482,2882.50%
19308,1602,9384.56%
19205,222-102-0.19%
19105,3241,0092.12%
19004,3151,2693.54%
18903,0465301.93%
18802,5160.00%

Dalton Population by Year