Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia Population 2020

10,159

Fort Oglethorpe is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 10,159, it is the 93rd largest city in Georgia and the 3075th largest city in the United States. Fort Oglethorpe is currently growing at a rate of 0.64% annually and its population has increased by 9.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,263 in 2010. Spanning over 14 miles, Fort Oglethorpe has a population density of 731 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fort Oglethorpe is $54,973 with a poverty rate of 11.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $700 per month, and the median house value is $127,600. The median age in Fort Oglethorpe is 40.9 years, 37.5 years for males, and 44.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 81.2 males.

Fort Oglethorpe Demographics

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

  • White: 88.88%
  • Black or African American: 5.18%
  • Two or more races: 3.61%
  • Asian: 1.83%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.24%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia is 10,159, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,029.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,263.

Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,75688.88%
Black or African American5105.18%
Two or More Races3563.61%
Asian1801.83%
American Indian and Alaska Native260.26%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander240.24%

Fort Oglethorpe Population Pyramid 2020

Fort Oglethorpe Median Age

40.9


Total

37.5


Male

44.2


Female

Fort Oglethorpe Adults

There are 7,614 adults, (2,152 of whom are seniors) in Fort Oglethorpe.

Fort Oglethorpe Age Dependency

80.4

Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Oglethorpe Sex Ratio

Female

5,438

55.20%

Male

4,414

44.80%

Fort Oglethorpe Households and Families

Fort Oglethorpe Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Fort Oglethorpe Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.6%23.4%
All60.9%39.1%
Female52%48%
Non Family48.1%51.9%
Male32.7%67.3%

60.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,9912.3860.9
Married1,7903.3176.6
Non Family1,6421.2348.1
Female4462.8752
Male1132.6532.7

3.17

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fort Oglethorpe Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2153.07%
9th to 12th Grade6539.32%
High School Graduate2,38634.07%
Some College1,93327.60%
Associates Degree77411.05%
Bachelors Degree6619.44%
Graduate Degree3815.44%

Fort Oglethorpe Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,3925,6641,001
Black319301
Asian16513341
Hispanic6234
Multiple Races4911
Native American2626
Islander24

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 24.85%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,127$35,293$29,860
Less Than High School$19,400$27,845$16,268
High School Grad$31,255$31,267$31,236
Some College$32,480$36,733$25,829
Bachelors Degree$56,000$75,938$55,906
Graduate Degree$38,618$$

$32,127

Average Earnings

$35,293

Average Male

$29,860

Average Female

Fort Oglethorpe Language

Fort Oglethorpe Language by Age

Fort Oglethorpe Language

97.21% of Fort Oglethorpe residents speak only English, while 2.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.17% of the population.

Fort Oglethorpe Poverty

Fort Oglethorpe Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,4021,01712.10%
Black504275.36%
Asian1802513.89%

11.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.46%

Male Poverty Rate

12.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Oglethorpe

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Oglethorpe is Asian, with 13.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Oglethorpe is Black, with 5.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.52%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.10%
Some College7.77%
High School7.74%
Bachelors or Greater2.35%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed81.31%
Male Unemployed47.46%
Female Employed4.89%
Male Employed2.12%

Fort Oglethorpe Income

Fort Oglethorpe Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,524$54,973
Families$55,101$62,106
Married Families$60,000-
Non Families$32,139$43,529

Fort Oglethorpe Marital Status

Fort Oglethorpe Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.7%

Male Marriage Rate

45.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Fort Oglethorpe Married by Age and Sex

Fort Oglethorpe 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.

Fort Oglethorpe Marital Status by Race

Fort Oglethorpe Veterans

732

Number of Veterans

697

Male Veterans

35

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam348
First Gulf War119
Second Gulf War85
Korea79
World War II14
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74215
75+183
55 to 64145
35 to 54120
18 to 3469
Name Veterans % of Total
White6819.82%
Black379.51%
Asian148.48%

$Fort Oglethorpe Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Oglethorpe Employment Status

58.6%

Labor Force Participation

56.4%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Fort Oglethorpe Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

32.39%

Born in Georgia

98.42%

Native Born

1.58%

Foreign Born

1.07%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.42% of Fort Oglethorpe residents were born in the United States, with 32.39% having been born in Georgia. 1.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202010,159650.64%
201910,094650.65%
201810,0291941.97%
20179,835650.67%
20169,7701361.41%
20159,634971.02%
20149,537910.96%
20139,446320.34%
20129,4140.00%
20119,4141291.39%
20109,2852,3452.95%
20006,9401,0601.67%
19905,8804370.78%
19805,4431,5743.47%
19703,8690.00%