Oglethorpe, Georgia Population 2020

1,109

Oglethorpe is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 1,109, it is the 297th largest city in Georgia and the 9902nd largest city in the United States. Oglethorpe is currently declining at a rate of -2.20% annually and its population has decreased by -16.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,328 in 2010. Oglethorpe reached it's highest population of 1,324 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Oglethorpe has a population density of 556 people per square mile.

The average household income in Oglethorpe is $32,338 with a poverty rate of 38.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $508 per month, and the median house value is $45,900. The median age in Oglethorpe is 42.3 years, 42.7 years for males, and 40.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 102.5 males.

Oglethorpe Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 80.75%
  • White: 15.30%
  • Two or more races: 3.03%
  • Other race: 0.85%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
The current population of Oglethorpe, Georgia is 1,109, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,159.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,328.

Oglethorpe, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,04080.75%
White19715.30%
Two or More Races393.03%
Some Other Race110.85%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10.08%

Oglethorpe Population Pyramid 2020

Oglethorpe Median Age

42.3


Total

42.7


Male

40.8


Female

Oglethorpe Adults

There are 978 adults, (251 of whom are seniors) in Oglethorpe.

Oglethorpe Age Dependency

77.2

Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Oglethorpe Sex Ratio

Female

636

49.38%

Male

652

50.62%

Oglethorpe Households and Families

Oglethorpe Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Oglethorpe Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86%14%
All57.4%42.6%
Female53.8%46.2%
Non Family45.4%54.6%
Male26.5%73.5%

57.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5452.3257.4
Non Family2291.0345.4
Married1502.4986
Female1324.2253.8
Male342.9426.5

3.13

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

2.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Oglethorpe Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade798.36%
9th to 12th Grade21722.96%
High School Graduate28530.16%
Some College21823.07%
Associates Degree899.42%
Bachelors Degree545.71%
Graduate Degree30.32%

Oglethorpe Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black73651422
White18013335
Multiple Races22
Hispanic62
Other Race42
Islander1

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 73.89%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 19.44%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,583$26,308$22,986
Less Than High School$20,733$20,347$21,364
High School Grad$26,919$26,919$26,250
Some College$21,625$$26,250
Bachelors Degree$44,038$44,038$
Graduate Degree$$$

$24,583

Average Earnings

$26,308

Average Male

$22,986

Average Female

Oglethorpe Language

Oglethorpe Language by Age

Oglethorpe Language

98.18% of Oglethorpe residents speak only English, while 1.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.82% of the population.

Oglethorpe Poverty

Oglethorpe Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,02744142.94%
White1905026.32%

38.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

37.17%

Male Poverty Rate

40.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oglethorpe

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oglethorpe is Black, with 42.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oglethorpe is White, with 26.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 51.52%.

Name Poverty
Some College43.28%
High School33.33%
Less Than High School30.25%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed68.75%
Female Employed20.51%
Male Employed5.46%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Oglethorpe Income

Oglethorpe Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$25,688$32,338
Families$31,410$37,620
Married Families$36,029-
Non Families$14,188$23,749

Oglethorpe Marital Status

Oglethorpe Marital Status

Marriage Rates

30.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

27.4%

Male Marriage Rate

33.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Oglethorpe Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

Oglethorpe Marital Status by Race

Oglethorpe Veterans

31

Number of Veterans

31

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam16
First Gulf War7
Korea5
World War II
Second Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7416
75+8
35 to 546
55 to 641
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
Black162.12%
White157.85%

$Oglethorpe Veterans by Education

74.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

54.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oglethorpe Employment Status

46.4%

Labor Force Participation

42.7%

Employment Rate

7.9%

Unemployment Rate

Oglethorpe 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

95.03%

Born in Georgia

99.69%

Native Born

0.31%

Foreign Born

0.16%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.69% of Oglethorpe residents were born in the United States, with 95.03% having been born in Georgia. 0.16% 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
20201,109-25-2.20%
20191,134-25-2.16%
20181,159-14-1.19%
20171,173-25-2.09%
20161,198-23-1.88%
20151,221-11-0.89%
20141,232-16-1.28%
20131,248-32-2.50%
20121,280-27-2.07%
20111,307-17-1.28%
20101,3240.00%