Griffin, Georgia Population 2022

22,606
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Griffin is a city located in Spalding County Georgia. Griffin has a 2020 population of 22,606. It is also the county seat of Spalding County. Griffin is currently declining at a rate of -0.30% annually and its population has decreased by -2.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 23,183 in 2010.

The average household income in Griffin is $53,503 with a poverty rate of 23.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $865 per month, and the median house value is $102,800. The median age in Griffin is 33 years, 31.9 years for males, and 34.6 years for females.

Griffin Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 56.00%
  • White: 40.50%
  • Two or more races: 1.49%
  • Asian: 1.25%
  • Other race: 0.56%
  • Native American: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Griffin, Georgia is 22,606 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 22,606.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 23,183.

Griffin, Georgia Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American12,73856.00%
White9,21440.50%
Two or More Races3391.49%
Asian2851.25%
Some Other Race1280.56%
American Indian and Alaska Native440.19%
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Griffin Population by Race

Griffin Population Pyramid $2022

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Griffin Median Age

33


Total

31.9


Male

34.6


Female

Griffin Adults

There are 17,006 adults, (2,951 of whom are seniors) in Griffin.

Griffin Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

21

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Griffin Sex Ratio

Female

12,014

52.81%

Male

10,734

47.19%

Griffin Population by Age

Griffin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Griffin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female17%83%
Male27.6%72.4%
Non Family30.8%69.2%
All36.4%63.6%
Married66.5%33.5%

36.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Griffin Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,9452.5236.4
Non Family3,5981.2230.8
Female2,4683.4417
Married2,4113.3966.5
Male4683.1627.6

3.24

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

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Griffin Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7875.37%
9th to 12th Grade2,07514.17%
High School Graduate5,42637.06%
Some College2,35916.11%
Associates Degree1,1377.76%
Bachelors Degree1,71411.71%
Graduate Degree1,1457.82%
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Griffin Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Griffin Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black7,6665,616862
White5,8785,1801,670
Hispanic779673151
2+ Races16516582
Asian16216277
Other Race818134
Native American251717

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 68.00%.

Griffin Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,611$35,192$26,690
Less Than 9th Grade$18,682$18,995$18,495
High School Graduate$27,335$31,925$25,090
Some College$26,632$38,125$20,891
Bachelors Degree$43,397$43,629$42,917
Graduate Degree$69,784$88,010$59,135

$30,611

Average Earnings

$35,192

Average Male

$26,690

Average Female

Griffin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Griffin Language by Age

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Griffin Language

94.63% of Griffin residents speak only English, while 5.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.46% of the population.

Griffin Language

Griffin Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black12,6493,66829.00%
White8,0321,12714.03%
Hispanic1,23135929.16%
Multiple3396619.47%
Other20NaN%
Native44818.18%

23.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.05%

Male Poverty Rate

25.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Griffin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Griffin is Hispanic, with 29.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Griffin is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.21%.

Griffin Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.84%
High School21.98%
Some College17.62%
Bachelors or Greater6.76%

Griffin Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed34.32%
Female Unemployed28.99%
Female Employed14.22%
Male Employed9.69%

Griffin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Griffin Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,890$53,503
Families$43,888$59,758
Married Families$66,576-
Non Families$28,924$41,349
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Income by Household Type

Griffin Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

30.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.2%

Male Marriage Rate

27.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Griffin Married by Age and Sex

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Griffin Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Griffin Marital Status by Race

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Griffin Marital Status

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1,480

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War436
Vietnam427
Second Gulf War178
Korea49
World War II39

Griffin Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54563
55 to 64325
65 to 74295
75+223
18 to 3474

Griffin Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White77310.37%
Black6497.16%
Hispanic10912.07%
Asian5835.80%

Griffin Veterans by Race

Griffin Veterans by Education

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8.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Griffin Veterans by Education

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62.5%

Labor Force Participation

59%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Griffin Employment by Age

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Griffin Employment by Race

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Griffin 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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76.70%

Born in Griffin

96.08%

Native Born

3.92%

Foreign Born

1.94%

Non Citizen

1.98%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.08% of Griffin residents were born in the United States, with 76.70% having been born in Georgia. 1.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Griffin Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202222,606-69-0.30%
202122,675-69-0.30%
202022,744-69-0.30%
201922,813-69-0.30%
201822,8821280.56%
201722,7541030.45%
201622,651620.27%
201522,589-101-0.45%
201422,690-38-0.17%
201322,728-139-0.61%
201222,867-219-0.95%
201123,086-97-0.42%
201023,183-268-0.11%
200023,4512,1040.94%
199021,3476190.29%
198020,728-2,006-0.92%
197022,7349990.45%
196021,7357,7534.51%
195013,9827600.56%
194013,2222,9012.51%
193010,3212,0812.28%
19208,2407620.98%
19107,4786210.87%
19006,8572,3544.29%
18904,5038832.21%
18803,6201990.57%
18703,4210.00%

Griffin Population by Year