Dalton, Georgia Population 2020

33,288
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Dalton is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 33,288, it is the 31st largest city in Georgia and the 1180th largest city in the United States. Dalton is currently declining at a rate of -0.32% annually but its population has increased by 0.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 33,128 in 2010. Dalton reached it's highest population of 33,651 in 2016. Spanning over 21 miles, Dalton has a population density of 1,620 people per square mile.

The average household income in Dalton is $63,450 with a poverty rate of 22.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $699 per month, and the median house value is $139,100. The median age in Dalton is 31.9 years, 31.2 years for males, and 33.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.3 males.

Dalton Demographics

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

  • White: 81.45%
  • Black or African American: 7.69%
  • Other race: 6.15%
  • Asian: 2.45%
  • Two or more races: 1.24%
  • Native American: 1.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
The current population of Dalton, Georgia is 33,288, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 33,500.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 33,128.

Dalton, Georgia Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020144,2051110.08%
2019144,0941110.08%
2018143,9831110.08%
2017143,8721890.13%
2016143,6835560.39%
2015143,1277580.53%
2014142,3694250.30%
2013141,944-336-0.24%
2012142,2800.00%
2011142,28060.00%
2010142,2740.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White27,25181.45%
Black or African American2,5747.69%
Some Other Race2,0576.15%
Asian8202.45%
Two or More Races4161.24%
American Indian and Alaska Native3361.00%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.01%
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Dalton Population Pyramid 2020

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Dalton Median Age

31.9


Total

31.2


Male

33.3


Female

Dalton Adults

There are 24,179 adults, (3,920 of whom are seniors) in Dalton.

Dalton Age Dependency

65.2

Age Dependency Ratio

19.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Dalton Sex Ratio

Female

16,701

49.92%

Male

16,757

50.08%

Dalton Households and Families

Dalton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dalton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married60.3%39.7%
All42.4%57.6%
Non Family31.1%68.9%
Male28.1%71.9%
Female19.3%80.7%

42.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,4612.8142.4
Married5,1523.6960.3
Non Family4,0141.3131.1
Female1,6693.5519.3
Male6263.2128.1

3.55

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

3.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Dalton Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,20220.37%
9th to 12th Grade3,40616.51%
High School Graduate4,36021.13%
Some College3,74918.17%
Associates Degree8684.21%
Bachelors Degree2,72913.23%
Graduate Degree1,3176.38%
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Dalton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,0218,1683,067
Hispanic8,3343,205674
Black1,5471,18273
Other Race1,05028320
Asian550331196
Multiple Races20920045
Native American11643
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 35.64%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,751$30,629$28,045
Less Than High School$25,360$26,695$21,703
High School Grad$28,043$31,250$23,967
Some College$31,594$30,630$32,740
Bachelors Degree$37,422$57,533$33,672
Graduate Degree$61,339$126,420$55,978

$29,751

Average Earnings

$30,629

Average Male

$28,045

Average Female

Dalton Language

Dalton Language by Age

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Dalton Language

53.35% of Dalton residents speak only English, while 46.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 43.56% of the population.

Dalton Poverty

Dalton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic16,1223,92724.36%
White12,7421,94015.23%
Black2,40895739.74%
Native336336100.00%
Other2,03632215.82%
Multiple38529376.10%
Asian80710813.38%

22.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.20%

Male Poverty Rate

23.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dalton

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dalton is Asian, with 13.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.77%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.55%
High School21.46%
Some College16.01%
Bachelors or Greater5.92%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.09%
Male Unemployed27.47%
Male Employed12.77%
Female Employed11.73%

Dalton Income

Dalton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,062$63,450
Families$52,578$72,704
Married Families$56,922-
Non Families$26,462$43,795
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Dalton Marital Status

Dalton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.4%

Male Marriage Rate

45.2%

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 Veterans

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829

Number of Veterans

805

Male Veterans

24

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam426
Korea88
Second Gulf War78
World War II35
First Gulf War23
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74375
75+298
55 to 6477
18 to 3456
35 to 5423
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Name Veterans % of Total
White7413.67%
Black613.47%
Hispanic440.42%
2 or More166.90%
Other110.89%

Dalton Veterans by Education

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8.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dalton Employment Status

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64.2%

Labor Force Participation

59.7%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

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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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49.29%

Born in Georgia

72.23%

Native Born

27.77%

Foreign Born

21.30%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

72.23% of Dalton residents were born in the United States, with 49.29% having been born in Georgia. 21.30% 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
202033,288-106-0.32%
201933,394-106-0.32%
201833,500-45-0.13%
201733,545-106-0.31%
201633,6512270.68%
201533,4241730.52%
201433,2511160.35%
201333,135-85-0.26%
201233,220-32-0.10%
201133,2521040.31%
201033,1485,2361.73%
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%