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.