Oglethorpe, Georgia Population 2021

1,138
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Oglethorpe is a city located in Macon County Georgia. It is also the county seat of Macon County. With a 2020 population of 1,138, it is the 297th largest city in Georgia and the 9802nd largest city in the United States . Oglethorpe is currently declining at a rate of -0.78% annually and its population has decreased by -14.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,328 in 2010. Oglethorpe reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Oglethorpe has a population density of 571 people per square mile.

The average household income in Oglethorpe is $31,156 with a poverty rate of 38.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $536 per month, and the median house value is $46,700. The median age in Oglethorpe is 35.5 years, 39.2 years for males, and 34.9 years for females.

Oglethorpe Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 82.04%
  • White: 16.12%
  • Other race: 0.99%
  • Two or more races: 0.78%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
The current population of Oglethorpe, Georgia is 1,138 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,156.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,328.

Oglethorpe, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,16082.04%
White22816.12%
Some Other Race140.99%
Two or More Races110.78%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10.07%
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Oglethorpe Population by Race

Oglethorpe Population Pyramid $2021

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Oglethorpe Median Age

35.5


Total

39.2


Male

34.9


Female

Oglethorpe Adults

There are 1,027 adults, (211 of whom are seniors) in Oglethorpe.

Oglethorpe Age Dependency

73.3

Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Oglethorpe Sex Ratio

Female

792

56.01%

Male

622

43.99%

Oglethorpe Population by Age

Oglethorpe Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Oglethorpe Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male29.7%70.3%
Female37.5%62.5%
All50.8%49.2%
Non Family51%49%
Married69.5%30.5%

50.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Oglethorpe Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5612.4850.8
Non Family2101.0351
Female1604.3937.5
Married1542.4769.5
Male372.5929.7

3.21

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

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Oglethorpe Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade697.11%
9th to 12th Grade19219.79%
High School Graduate33234.23%
Some College22923.61%
Associates Degree11311.65%
Bachelors Degree292.99%
Graduate Degree60.62%
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Oglethorpe Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Oglethorpe Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black76654014
White19516621
Hispanic83
Other Race63
Islander1

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 85.13%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 10.77%.

Oglethorpe Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,208$27,000$23,920
Less Than 9th Grade$23,558$21,250$30,234
High School Graduate$27,212$30,688$23,068
Some College$22,440$$30,086
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,208

Average Earnings

$27,000

Average Male

$23,920

Average Female

Oglethorpe Earnings by Educational Attainment

Oglethorpe Language by Age

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Oglethorpe Language

98.30% of Oglethorpe residents speak only English, while 1.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.70% of the population.

Oglethorpe Language

Oglethorpe Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,14648242.06%
White2235625.11%

38.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

40.07%

Male Poverty Rate

37.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oglethorpe

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oglethorpe is Black, with 42.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oglethorpe is White, with 25.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 56.29%.

Oglethorpe Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College41.35%
High School35.56%
Less Than 9th Grade26.61%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Oglethorpe Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed78.57%
Female Employed17.52%
Male Employed7.92%

Oglethorpe Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Oglethorpe Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$21,406$31,156
Families$30,958$36,080
Married Families$36,786-
Non Families$12,432$21,268
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Income by Household Type

Oglethorpe Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

30.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.6%

Male Marriage Rate

28.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Oglethorpe Married by Age and Sex

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Oglethorpe 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.

Oglethorpe Marital Status by Race

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Oglethorpe Marital Status

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39

Number of Veterans

39

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam21
First Gulf War10
World War II
Korea
Second Gulf War

Oglethorpe Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7418
35 to 5411
55 to 646
75+4
18 to 34

Oglethorpe Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2110.29%
Black182.22%

Oglethorpe Veterans by Race

Oglethorpe Veterans by Education

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53.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oglethorpe Veterans by Education

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53.4%

Labor Force Participation

49.7%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Oglethorpe Employment by Age

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Oglethorpe Employment by Race

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Oglethorpe 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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93.99%

Born in Oglethorpe

99.58%

Native Born

0.42%

Foreign Born

0.21%

Non Citizen

0.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.58% of Oglethorpe residents were born in the United States, with 93.99% having been born in Georgia. 0.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Oglethorpe Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,138-9-0.78%
20201,147-9-0.78%
20191,156-9-0.77%
20181,165-13-1.10%
20171,178-24-2.00%
20161,202-24-1.96%
20151,226-10-0.81%
20141,236-17-1.36%
20131,253-32-2.49%
20121,285-27-2.06%
20111,312-18-1.35%
20101,3300.00%

Oglethorpe Population by Year