Eatonton, Georgia Population 2021

6,899
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Eatonton is a city located in Putnam County Georgia. It is also the county seat of Putnam County. With a 2020 population of 6,899, it is the 116th largest city in Georgia and the 3984th largest city in the United States . Eatonton is currently growing at a rate of 1.28% annually and its population has increased by 6.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,480 in 2010. Eatonton reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 21 miles, Eatonton has a population density of 336 people per square mile.

The average household income in Eatonton is $50,537 with a poverty rate of 22.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $518 per month, and the median house value is $76,200. The median age in Eatonton is 38.5 years, 38.8 years for males, and 37.8 years for females.

Eatonton Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 57.82%
  • White: 39.86%
  • Other race: 1.76%
  • Two or more races: 0.33%
  • Asian: 0.23%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Eatonton, Georgia is 6,899 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,725.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,480.

Eatonton, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American3,81857.82%
White2,63239.86%
Some Other Race1161.76%
Two or More Races220.33%
Asian150.23%
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Eatonton Population by Race

Eatonton Population Pyramid $2021

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Eatonton Median Age

38.5


Total

38.8


Male

37.8


Female

Eatonton Adults

There are 4,807 adults, (1,085 of whom are seniors) in Eatonton.

Eatonton Age Dependency

77.4

Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Eatonton Sex Ratio

Female

3,668

55.55%

Male

2,935

44.45%

Eatonton Population by Age

Eatonton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Eatonton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male56.6%43.4%
Non Family62.8%37.2%
Female66.4%33.6%
All74.6%25.4%
Married91.1%8.9%

74.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Eatonton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5592.5174.6
Married1,0012.8691.1
Non Family8031.3162.8
Female6793.4266.4
Male762.5356.6

2.98

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

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Eatonton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1233.01%
9th to 12th Grade44610.91%
High School Graduate1,86645.65%
Some College76318.66%
Associates Degree1433.50%
Bachelors Degree3709.05%
Graduate Degree3779.22%
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Eatonton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Eatonton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black2,1831,772125
White1,6801,570611
Hispanic204171
Other Race33
Asian15
2+ Races111111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Eatonton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,884$31,895$23,893
Less Than 9th Grade$23,036$23,423$
High School Graduate$23,368$31,409$18,194
Some College$27,460$33,415$26,411
Bachelors Degree$46,563$55,703$
Graduate Degree$59,412$$58,456

$25,884

Average Earnings

$31,895

Average Male

$23,893

Average Female

Eatonton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Eatonton Language by Age

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Eatonton Language

96.70% of Eatonton residents speak only English, while 3.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.74% of the population.

Eatonton Language

Eatonton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,6671,03828.31%
White2,09936517.39%
Hispanic55950.89%

22.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.70%

Male Poverty Rate

23.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Eatonton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Eatonton is Black, with 28.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Eatonton is Hispanic, with 0.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.35%.

Eatonton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.56%
High School20.14%
Some College7.40%
Bachelors or Greater5.98%

Eatonton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed15.13%
Male Employed4.32%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Eatonton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Eatonton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,398$50,537
Families$40,109$58,937
Married Families$72,516-
Non Families$19,583$28,548
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Income by Household Type

Eatonton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.4%

Male Marriage Rate

37.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Eatonton Married by Age and Sex

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Eatonton 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.

Eatonton Marital Status by Race

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Eatonton Marital Status

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367

Number of Veterans

344

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War182
Second Gulf War71
Vietnam63
Korea45
World War II

Eatonton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54183
75+82
55 to 6444
65 to 7435
18 to 3423

Eatonton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White19210.07%
Black1645.97%
2+ Races11100.00%

Eatonton Veterans by Race

Eatonton Veterans by Education

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6.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

7.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Eatonton Veterans by Education

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64.7%

Labor Force Participation

60.9%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Eatonton Employment by Age

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Eatonton Employment by Race

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Eatonton 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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83.19%

Born in Eatonton

96.43%

Native Born

3.57%

Foreign Born

2.98%

Non Citizen

0.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.43% of Eatonton residents were born in the United States, with 83.19% having been born in Georgia. 2.98% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Eatonton Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,899871.28%
20206,812871.29%
20196,725871.31%
20186,638310.47%
20176,607510.78%
20166,556600.92%
20156,496520.81%
20146,444-51-0.79%
20136,495330.51%
20126,462-26-0.40%
20116,48890.14%
20106,479-285-0.43%
20006,7642,0273.63%
19904,737-96-0.20%
19804,8337081.60%
19704,1255131.34%
19603,6128632.77%
19502,7492300.29%
19202,5190.00%

Eatonton Population by Year