Moultrie, Georgia Population 2021

14,507
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Moultrie is a city located in Colquitt County Georgia. It is also the county seat of Colquitt County. With a 2020 population of 14,507, it is the 78th largest city in Georgia and the 2368th largest city in the United States . Moultrie is currently growing at a rate of 1.03% annually and its population has increased by 1.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,268 in 2010. Moultrie reached it's highest population of 15,764 in 1960. Spanning over 17 miles, Moultrie has a population density of 871 people per square mile.

The average household income in Moultrie is $48,012 with a poverty rate of 29.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $693 per month, and the median house value is $94,400. The median age in Moultrie is 35 years, 33.2 years for males, and 36.3 years for females.

Moultrie Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 45.32%
  • White: 41.59%
  • Other race: 6.55%
  • Two or more races: 2.91%
  • Native American: 1.90%
  • Asian: 1.69%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
The current population of Moultrie, Georgia is 14,507 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 14,063.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 14,268.

Moultrie, Georgia Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202145,8901450.32%
202045,7451450.32%
201945,6001450.32%
201845,455-25-0.05%
201745,480510.11%
201645,429-37-0.08%
201545,466-398-0.88%
201445,864-262-0.57%
201346,1261130.24%
201246,0132410.52%
201145,7721380.30%
201045,6340.00%

Moultrie Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American6,37645.32%
White5,85241.59%
Some Other Race9216.55%
Two or More Races4102.91%
American Indian and Alaska Native2671.90%
Asian2381.69%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.04%
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Moultrie Population by Race

Moultrie Population Pyramid $2021

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Moultrie Median Age

35


Total

33.2


Male

36.3


Female

Moultrie Adults

There are 10,281 adults, (1,765 of whom are seniors) in Moultrie.

Moultrie Age Dependency

65.2

Age Dependency Ratio

20.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Moultrie Sex Ratio

Female

7,130

50.68%

Male

6,939

49.32%

Moultrie Population by Age

Moultrie Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Moultrie Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.9%29.1%
Male58.6%41.4%
All43.4%56.6%
Non Family36.2%63.8%
Female18.5%81.5%

43.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Moultrie Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,9452.7543.4
Non Family1,9571.436.2
Married1,4373.4970.9
Female1,2273.8418.5
Male3243.4158.6

3.47

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

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Moultrie Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6076.99%
9th to 12th Grade1,64718.97%
High School Graduate3,29537.95%
Some College1,42916.46%
Associates Degree2863.29%
Bachelors Degree8529.81%
Graduate Degree5666.52%
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Moultrie Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Moultrie Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black3,8752,806157
White3,4683,0021,195
Hispanic1,05649924
Other Race43020519
Asian1963918
2+ Races1306924
Native American62245
Islander5

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 86.56%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 34.46%.

Moultrie Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,854$26,734$25,459
Less Than 9th Grade$15,648$15,833$15,370
High School Graduate$23,364$21,274$25,104
Some College$27,416$44,942$25,255
Bachelors Degree$52,679$56,771$39,724
Graduate Degree$55,978$103,359$41,150

$25,854

Average Earnings

$26,734

Average Male

$25,459

Average Female

Moultrie Earnings by Educational Attainment

Moultrie Language by Age

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Moultrie Language

81.93% of Moultrie residents speak only English, while 18.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.92% of the population.

Moultrie Language

Moultrie Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,1292,01632.89%
White4,5301,08423.93%
Hispanic2,48484333.94%
Other90936239.82%
Multiple39225264.29%
Asian2383615.13%

29.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.90%

Male Poverty Rate

33.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Moultrie

The race most likely to be in poverty in Moultrie is Multiple, with 64.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Moultrie is Asian, with 15.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.70%.

Moultrie Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.82%
High School25.33%
Some College22.31%
Bachelors or Greater8.24%

Moultrie Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed43.06%
Male Unemployed27.87%
Female Employed15.86%
Male Employed14.82%

Moultrie Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Moultrie Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$27,129$48,012
Families$37,560$57,690
Married Families$63,438-
Non Families$18,458$28,177
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Income by Household Type

Moultrie Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

32.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.0%

Male Marriage Rate

30.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Moultrie Married by Age and Sex

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Moultrie 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.

Moultrie Marital Status by Race

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Moultrie Marital Status

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611

Number of Veterans

523

Male Veterans

88

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War194
Vietnam159
Second Gulf War108
World War II51
Korea28

Moultrie Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+189
35 to 54168
55 to 64146
65 to 7469
18 to 3439

Moultrie Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3106.79%
Black2755.96%
Hispanic724.88%
2+ Races2111.80%
Islander5100.00%

Moultrie Veterans by Race

Moultrie Veterans by Education

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7.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Moultrie Veterans by Education

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56.8%

Labor Force Participation

49.9%

Employment Rate

12.3%

Unemployment Rate

Moultrie Employment by Age

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Moultrie Employment by Race

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Moultrie 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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69.91%

Born in Moultrie

88.93%

Native Born

11.07%

Foreign Born

7.50%

Non Citizen

3.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.93% of Moultrie residents were born in the United States, with 69.91% having been born in Georgia. 7.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Moultrie Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202114,5071481.03%
202014,3591481.04%
201914,2111481.05%
201814,063570.41%
201714,00620.01%
201614,004-33-0.24%
201514,037-190-1.34%
201414,227-118-0.82%
201314,345-30-0.21%
201214,375260.18%
201114,349310.22%
201014,318-69-0.05%
200014,387-478-0.33%
199014,865-240-0.16%
198015,1057050.48%
197014,400-1,364-0.90%
196015,7644,1253.08%
195011,6391,4921.38%
194010,1472,1202.37%
19308,0271,2381.69%
19206,7893,4407.32%
19103,3490.00%

Moultrie Population by Year