Ocilla, Georgia Population 2020

3,738

Ocilla is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 3,738, it is the 170th largest city in Georgia and the 5596th largest city in the United States. Ocilla is currently growing at a rate of 2.02% annually and its population has increased by 9.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,414 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Ocilla has a population density of 1,469 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ocilla is $31,265 with a poverty rate of 46.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $495 per month, and the median house value is $63,400. The median age in Ocilla is 39.5 years, 33.8 years for males, and 42.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 106.8 males.

Ocilla Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 70.40%
  • White: 27.82%
  • Asian: 1.03%
  • Other race: 0.63%
  • Two or more races: 0.11%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ocilla, Georgia is 3,738, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,590.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,414.

Ocilla, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,45570.40%
White97027.82%
Asian361.03%
Some Other Race220.63%
Two or More Races40.11%

Ocilla Population Pyramid 2020

Ocilla Median Age

39.5


Total

33.8


Male

42.7


Female

Ocilla Adults

There are 2,758 adults, (667 of whom are seniors) in Ocilla.

Ocilla Age Dependency

66.8

Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Ocilla Sex Ratio

Female

1,686

48.35%

Male

1,801

51.65%

Ocilla Households and Families

Ocilla Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ocilla Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married68.8%31.2%
All59.9%40.1%
Non Family57%43%
Female48.5%51.5%

59.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1442.959.9
Non Family5281.0757
Married2954.0268.8
Female2724.9748.5
Male494.49100

4.35

Average Family Size

2.9

Average Household Size

0.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ocilla Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade944.08%
9th to 12th Grade31713.76%
High School Graduate99343.10%
Some College40717.66%
Associates Degree1847.99%
Bachelors Degree2018.72%
Graduate Degree1084.69%

Ocilla Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black1,4081,101232
White82876177
Hispanic5655
Asian36
Other Race2221
Multiple Races44

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 16.48%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,756$31,250$19,369
Less Than High School$17,525$$17,875
High School Grad$21,232$28,716$14,688
Some College$28,284$29,207$24,408
Bachelors Degree$96,286$96,286$
Graduate Degree$54,750$$56,071

$27,756

Average Earnings

$31,250

Average Male

$19,369

Average Female

Ocilla Language

Ocilla Language by Age

Ocilla Language

97.11% of Ocilla residents speak only English, while 2.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.31% of the population.

Ocilla Poverty

Ocilla Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,3951,33555.74%
White85920824.21%
Hispanic682029.41%
Other2020100.00%

46.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

50.38%

Male Poverty Rate

43.15%

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 24.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 17.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 59.07%.

Name Poverty
High School39.70%
Bachelors or Greater31.72%
Some College31.48%
Less Than High School25.14%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed85.48%
Male Unemployed31.25%
Female Employed30.49%
Male Employed7.36%

Ocilla Income

Ocilla Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$19,267$31,265
Families$27,411$40,521
Married Families$54,107-
Non Families$13,495$17,931

Ocilla Marital Status

Ocilla Marital Status

Marriage Rates

26.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

25.9%

Male Marriage Rate

27.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Ocilla Married by Age and Sex

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

Ocilla Veterans

127

Number of Veterans

101

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam59
First Gulf War45
Second Gulf War23
World War II
Korea
Age Group Veterans
55 to 6456
65 to 7444
75+14
18 to 3413
35 to 54
Name Veterans % of Total
White677.49%
Black563.11%
Hispanic812.31%
2 or More4100.00%

$Ocilla Veterans by Education

18.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ocilla Employment Status

41%

Labor Force Participation

37.1%

Employment Rate

9.5%

Unemployment Rate

Ocilla 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

87.47%

Born in Georgia

97.59%

Native Born

2.41%

Foreign Born

0.77%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.59% of Ocilla residents were born in the United States, with 87.47% having been born in Georgia. 0.77% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,738742.02%
20193,664742.06%
20183,590-46-1.27%
20173,636742.08%
20163,5622156.42%
20153,347692.10%
20143,278-176-5.10%
20133,454-71-2.01%
20123,525-50-1.40%
20113,575932.67%
20103,4822120.63%
20003,270880.27%
19903,182-254-0.77%
19803,4362510.76%
19703,185-32-0.10%
19603,2175201.78%
19502,6970.00%