Ocilla, Georgia Population 2021

3,942
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Ocilla is a city located in Irwin County Georgia. It is also the county seat of Irwin County. With a 2020 population of 3,942, it is the 166th largest city in Georgia and the 5458th largest city in the United States . Ocilla is currently growing at a rate of 2.74% annually and its population has increased by 15.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,414 in 2010. Ocilla reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 3 miles, Ocilla has a population density of 1,549 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ocilla is $33,193 with a poverty rate of 47.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $499 per month, and the median house value is $70,600. The median age in Ocilla is 39.3 years, 31.7 years for males, and 45.3 years for females.

Ocilla Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 66.15%
  • White: 31.96%
  • Other race: 0.84%
  • Asian: 0.75%
  • Two or more races: 0.31%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ocilla, Georgia is 3,942 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,732.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,414.

Ocilla, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,37666.15%
White1,14831.96%
Some Other Race300.84%
Asian270.75%
Two or More Races110.31%
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Ocilla Population by Race

Ocilla Population Pyramid $2021

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Ocilla Median Age

39.3


Total

31.7


Male

45.3


Female

Ocilla Adults

There are 2,762 adults, (589 of whom are seniors) in Ocilla.

Ocilla Age Dependency

65.3

Age Dependency Ratio

27.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Ocilla Sex Ratio

Female

1,591

44.29%

Male

2,001

55.71%

Ocilla Population by Age

Ocilla Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ocilla Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female42.4%57.6%
All59.7%40.3%
Non Family60.2%39.8%
Married67.5%32.5%
Male100%0%

59.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ocilla Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2582.7359.7
Non Family5881.0160.2
Married3263.8367.5
Female2904.8842.4
Male543.37100

4.13

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

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Ocilla Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade803.47%
9th to 12th Grade36615.89%
High School Graduate1,06046.01%
Some College33914.71%
Associates Degree1506.51%
Bachelors Degree2249.72%
Graduate Degree853.69%
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Ocilla Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ocilla Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black1,4141,055170
White813756139
Hispanic8784
Other Race3029
Asian27
2+ Races1111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.10%.

Ocilla Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,722$30,833$18,828
Less Than 9th Grade$18,295$40,069$17,983
High School Graduate$21,721$28,688$12,391
Some College$39,712$39,808$
Bachelors Degree$30,625$30,625$
Graduate Degree$51,705$$53,333

$24,722

Average Earnings

$30,833

Average Male

$18,828

Average Female

Ocilla Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ocilla Language by Age

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Ocilla Language

96.73% of Ocilla residents speak only English, while 3.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.90% of the population.

Ocilla Language

Ocilla Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,3161,42761.61%
White88912714.29%
Hispanic2567529.30%
Other2929100.00%

47.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

45.93%

Male Poverty Rate

48.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ocilla

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ocilla is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ocilla is White, with 14.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 14.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 60.42%.

Ocilla Poverty

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Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater51.49%
High School36.64%
Less Than 9th Grade27.79%
Some College21.21%

Ocilla Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed84.21%
Male Unemployed33.33%
Female Employed29.41%
Male Employed6.26%

Ocilla Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ocilla Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$21,239$33,193
Families$31,136$42,756
Married Families$55,565-
Non Families$17,669$22,296
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Income by Household Type

Ocilla Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

26.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

27.8%

Male Marriage Rate

25.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Ocilla Married by Age and Sex

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Ocilla 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 55-64.

Ocilla Marital Status by Race

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Ocilla Marital Status

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173

Number of Veterans

149

Male Veterans

24

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War82
Vietnam80
Second Gulf War51
World War II
Korea

Ocilla Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6463
65 to 7458
35 to 5423
18 to 3416
75+13

Ocilla Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White919.74%
Black714.03%
Hispanic1913.57%
2+ Races11100.00%

Ocilla Veterans by Race

Ocilla Veterans by Education

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18.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ocilla Veterans by Education

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46.9%

Labor Force Participation

38.8%

Employment Rate

17.3%

Unemployment Rate

Ocilla Employment by Age

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Ocilla Employment by Race

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Ocilla 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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83.18%

Born in Ocilla

97.30%

Native Born

2.70%

Foreign Born

1.09%

Non Citizen

1.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.30% of Ocilla residents were born in the United States, with 83.18% having been born in Georgia. 1.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ocilla Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,9421052.74%
20203,8371052.81%
20193,7321052.89%
20183,627-34-0.93%
20173,661691.92%
20163,5922156.37%
20153,377661.99%
20143,311-171-4.91%
20133,482-76-2.14%
20123,558-47-1.30%
20113,605912.59%
20103,5142440.72%
20003,270880.27%
19903,182-254-0.77%
19803,4362510.76%
19703,185-32-0.10%
19603,2175201.78%
19502,6970.00%

Ocilla Population by Year