Oglethorpe, Georgia Population 2024

912

Oglethorpe is a city located in Macon County Georgia. Oglethorpe has a 2024 population of 912. It is also the county seat of Macon County.Oglethorpe is currently declining at a rate of -2.77% annually and its population has decreased by -7.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 990 in 2020.

The average household income in Oglethorpe is $35,191 with a poverty rate of 32.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Oglethorpe is 42.9 years, 44.4 years for males, and 41.1 years for females.

Oglethorpe Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 75.46%
  • White: 20.57%
  • Other race: 3.32%
  • Two or more races: 0.65%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
2.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
457.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-7.88% (-78)
The current population of Oglethorpe, Georgia is 912 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 990.

Oglethorpe, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American81875.46%
White22320.57%
Other race363.32%
Two or more races70.65%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Oglethorpe Population by Race

Oglethorpe Population Pyramid 2024

Oglethorpe Median Age

42.9

Total

44.4

Male

41.1

Female

Oglethorpe Adults

There are 811 adults, (277 of whom are seniors) in Oglethorpe.

Oglethorpe Age Dependency

103

Age Dependency Ratio

51.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Oglethorpe Sex Ratio

Female59154.52%
Male49345.48%

Oglethorpe Population by Age

Oglethorpe Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5022.126040
Non Family2981.1166.133.9
Female884.2826.173.9
Married793.167.132.9
Male373.0575.724.3
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3.52

Average Family Size

2.12

Average Household Size

60.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Oglethorpe Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Oglethorpe Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Oglethorpe Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 85.69%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 14.49%.

Oglethorpe Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$30,476

Average Earnings

$30,774

Average Male

$27,212

Average Female

Oglethorpe Earnings by Educational Attainment

Oglethorpe Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Oglethorpe Language

96.74% of Oglethorpe residents speak only English, while 3.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.85% of the population.

Oglethorpe Language

Oglethorpe Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black80633541.56%
White220125.45%
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32.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.37%

Male Poverty Rate

37.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oglethorpe

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oglethorpe is Black, with 41.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oglethorpe is White, with 5.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.89%.

Oglethorpe Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School33.22%
Some College27.13%
Bachelors or Greater15.71%
Less Than 9th Grade15.65%
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Oglethorpe Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed8.78%
Male Employed7.34%
Male Unemployed
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Oglethorpe Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Oglethorpe Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Oglethorpe Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

24.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.9%

Male Marriage Rate

17.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Oglethorpe Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Oglethorpe Marriage

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

Oglethorpe Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Oglethorpe Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

64

Number of Veterans

59

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

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Oglethorpe Veterans by War

count

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Oglethorpe Veterans by Age

count

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Oglethorpe Veterans by Race

Oglethorpe Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

32.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

Veteran Disability Rate

Oglethorpe Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

40.1%

Labor Force Participation

37.5%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Oglethorpe Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Oglethorpe Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Oglethorpe Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

90.77%

Born in Oglethorpe

99.54%

Native Born

0.46%

Foreign Born

0.18%

Non Citizen

0.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.54% of Oglethorpe residents were born in the United States, with 90.77% having been born in Georgia. 0.18% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029782-26-3.22%
2028808-26-3.12%
2027834-26-3.02%
2026860-26-2.93%
2025886-26-2.85%
2024912-26-2.77%
2023938-26-2.7%
2022964-26-2.63%
2021990
2020990-160-13.91%
20191,150-10-0.86%
20181,160-13-1.11%
20171,173-27-2.25%
20161,200-22-1.8%
20151,222-11-0.89%
20141,233-17-1.36%
20131,250-32-2.5%
20121,282-27-2.06%
20111,309-17-1.28%
20101,326
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Oglethorpe Population by Year