Echols County, Georgia Population 2024

3,652

Echols County is a city located in Charlton County, Clinch County, Echols County, Lanier County, Lowndes County, and Ware County Georgia. Echols County has a 2024 population of 3,652. Echols County is currently declining at a rate of -0.46% annually and its population has decreased by -1.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,720 in 2020.

The average household income in Echols County is $70,181 with a poverty rate of 14.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Echols County is 34.7 years, 34.7 years for males, and 34.7 years for females.

Echols County Demographics

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

  • White: 65.93%
  • Two or more races: 19.61%
  • Other race: 8.63%
  • Black or African American: 4.13%
  • Asian: 1.59%
  • Native American: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
420.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
8.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.83% (-68)
The current population of Echols County, Georgia is 3,652 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,720.

Echols County, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,44465.93%
Two or more races72719.61%
Other race3208.63%
Black or African American1534.13%
Asian591.59%
Native American40.11%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Echols County Population by Race

Echols County Population Pyramid 2024

Echols County Median Age

34.7

Total

34.7

Male

34.7

Female

Echols County Adults

There are 2,823 adults, (476 of whom are seniors) in Echols County.

Echols County Age Dependency

57.9

Age Dependency Ratio

20.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Echols County Sex Ratio

Female2,00454.06%
Male1,70345.94%

Echols County Population by Age

Echols County Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,2273.0276.323.7
Married6363.4585.114.9
Female2833.865.434.6
Non Family2691.0474.725.3
Male39423.176.9

3.5

Average Family Size

3.02

Average Household Size

76.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Echols County Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade974.27%
9th to 12th Grade30313.34%
High School Graduate1,05346.37%
Some College38316.86%
Associates Degree1185.2%
Bachelors Degree1958.59%
Graduate Degree1225.37%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Echols County Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Echols County Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,4201,218246
Hispanic60044666
2+ Races2962070
Other Race23517953
Black1141125
Asian20200
Native American440

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 22.55%.

Echols County Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$39,287$41,330$37,067
Less Than 9th Grade$32,841$32,315$33,068
High School Graduate$41,944$53,068$28,229
Some College$37,196$41,739$36,042
Bachelors Degree$60,833$0$70,786
Graduate Degree$52,059$0$56,250

$39,287

Average Earnings

$41,330

Average Male

$37,067

Average Female

Echols County Earnings by Educational Attainment

Echols County Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Echols County Language

80.78% of Echols County residents speak only English, while 19.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.64% of the population.

Echols County Language

Echols County Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,14930626.63%
Other32022470%
White2,0781909.14%
Asian5959100%
Native4250%

14.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.04%

Male Poverty Rate

20.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Echols County

The race most likely to be in poverty in Echols County is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Echols County is White, with 9.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.21%.

Echols County Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20%
Bachelors or Greater18.3%
High School14.72%
Some College8.38%

Echols County Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed83.33%
Female Employed4.75%
Male Employed2.78%

Echols County Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Echols County Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$61,184$70,181
Families$68,750$76,887
Married Families$78,750$-999,999,999
Non Families-$37,754

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Echols County Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.4%

Male Marriage Rate

46.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Echols County Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Echols County Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Echols County Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Echols County Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

140

Number of Veterans

135

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam47
World War II29
First Gulf War15
Second Gulf War9
Korea8

Echols County Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7449
75+37
35 to 5425
55 to 6420
18 to 349

Echols County Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1317.17%
Black96.21%

Echols County Veterans by Race

Echols County Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5%

Veteran Poverty Rate

64.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Echols County Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.2%

Labor Force Participation

63.9%

Employment Rate

2%

Unemployment Rate

Echols County Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Echols County Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Echols County 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

53.93%

Born in Echols County

92.04%

Native Born

7.96%

Foreign Born

4.61%

Non Citizen

3.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.04% of Echols County residents were born in the United States, with 53.93% having been born in Georgia. 4.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Echols County Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,567-17-0.47%
20283,584-17-0.47%
20273,601-17-0.47%
20263,618-17-0.47%
20253,635-17-0.47%
20243,652-17-0.46%
20233,669-17-0.46%
20223,686-22-0.59%
20213,708-12-0.32%
20203,720-243-6.13%
20193,963300.76%
20183,933451.16%
20173,888-46-1.17%
20163,934-90-2.24%
20154,024-3-0.07%
20144,027350.88%
20133,992270.68%
20123,965-98-2.41%
20114,063491.22%
20104,01400%

Echols County Population by Year