Eatonton, Georgia Population 2024

6,697

Eatonton is a city located in Putnam County Georgia. Eatonton has a 2024 population of 6,697. It is also the county seat of Putnam County.Eatonton is currently growing at a rate of 1.15% annually and its population has increased by 5.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,338 in 2020.

The average household income in Eatonton is $78,160 with a poverty rate of 16.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Eatonton is 41.1 years, 37.5 years for males, and 49.7 years for females.

Eatonton Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 57.06%
  • White: 41.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.35%
  • Two or more races: 0.25%
  • Asian: 0.22%
  • Native American:
  • Other race:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
20.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
326.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
5.66% (359)
The current population of Eatonton, Georgia is 6,697 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,338.

Eatonton, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American3,63457.06%
White2,61941.12%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander861.35%
Two or more races160.25%
Asian140.22%
Native American
Other race
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Black or African American

White

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Other race

Eatonton Population by Race

Eatonton Population Pyramid 2024

Eatonton Median Age

41.1

Total

37.5

Male

49.7

Female

Eatonton Adults

There are 4,818 adults, (1,044 of whom are seniors) in Eatonton.

Eatonton Age Dependency

68.8

Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Eatonton Sex Ratio

Female3,46454.39%
Male2,90545.61%

Eatonton Population by Age

Eatonton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,6202.3782.417.6
Married1,0403.1898.51.5
Non Family9071.0481.318.7
Female6732.95941
Male000
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3.06

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

82.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Eatonton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Eatonton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Eatonton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 75%.

Eatonton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,562

Average Earnings

$62,120

Average Male

$31,324

Average Female

Eatonton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Eatonton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Eatonton Language

98.4% of Eatonton residents speak only English, while 1.6% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.84% of the population.

Eatonton Language

Eatonton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black3,57271319.96%
White2,54229511.61%
Hispanic33100%
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16.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.41%

Male Poverty Rate

21.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Eatonton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Eatonton is Hispanic, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Eatonton is White, with 11.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.62%.

Eatonton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School34.02%
Some College18.85%
Bachelors or Greater1.81%
Less Than 9th Grade
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Eatonton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed8.23%
Male Employed0.27%
Male Unemployed
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Eatonton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Eatonton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Eatonton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.8%

Male Marriage Rate

42.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Eatonton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Eatonton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 15-19.

Eatonton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Eatonton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

474

Number of Veterans

440

Male Veterans

34

Female Veterans

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Eatonton Veterans by War

count

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Eatonton Veterans by Age

count

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Eatonton Veterans by Race

Eatonton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

51.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

77.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Eatonton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52.3%

Labor Force Participation

49.8%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Eatonton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Eatonton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Eatonton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

77.39%

Born in Eatonton

98.21%

Native Born

1.79%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

1.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.21% of Eatonton residents were born in the United States, with 77.39% having been born in Georgia. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Eatonton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,077761.09%
20287,001761.1%
20276,925761.11%
20266,849761.12%
20256,773761.13%
20246,697761.15%
20236,621761.16%
20226,545761.17%
20216,4691312.07%
20206,338-373-5.56%
20196,7111001.51%
20186,611140.21%
20176,597500.76%
20166,547540.83%
20156,493570.89%
20146,436-51-0.79%
20136,487320.5%
20126,455-26-0.4%
20116,481100.15%
20106,471-293-4.33%
20006,7642,02742.79%
19904,737-96-1.99%
19804,83370817.16%
19704,12551314.2%
19603,61286331.39%
19502,7492309.13%
19202,519
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Eatonton Population by Year