Putney, Georgia Population 2024

3,295

Putney is a city located in Dougherty County Georgia. Putney has a 2024 population of 3,295. Putney is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 17.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,805 in 2020.

The average household income in Putney is $82,226 with a poverty rate of 19.48%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Putney is 39.5 years, 41.1 years for males, and 37.7 years for females.

Putney Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 46.86%
  • White: 41%
  • Two or more races: 7.07%
  • Other race: 5.07%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
22.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
149.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
17.47% (490)
The current population of Putney, Georgia is 3,295 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,805.

Putney, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American1,54446.86%
White1,35141%
Two or more races2337.07%
Other race1675.07%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Putney Population by Race

Putney Population Pyramid 2024

Putney Median Age

39.5

Total

41.1

Male

37.7

Female

Putney Adults

There are 2,572 adults, (428 of whom are seniors) in Putney.

Putney Age Dependency

53.7

Age Dependency Ratio

20

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Putney Sex Ratio

Female1,80554.78%
Male1,49045.22%

Putney Population by Age

Putney Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,1782.869.130.9
Married5042.888.111.9
Non Family3481.8254.945.1
Female1704.1635.364.7
Male1563.4676.323.7
showing: 5 rows

3.09

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

69.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Putney 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

Putney Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Putney Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.16%.

Putney Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,637

Average Earnings

$44,199

Average Male

$31,758

Average Female

Putney Earnings by Educational Attainment

Putney Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Putney Language

94.39% of Putney residents speak only English, while 5.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.11% of the population.

Putney Language

Putney Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1,54448031.09%
White1,35116211.99%
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19.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.25%

Male Poverty Rate

21.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Putney

The race most likely to be in poverty in Putney is Black, with 31.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Putney is White, with 11.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.49%.

Putney Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.08%
High School23.39%
Some College7.92%
Bachelors or Greater0.48%
showing: 4 rows

Putney Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed40.63%
Male Unemployed34.65%
Female Employed8.79%
Male Employed3.12%
showing: 4 rows

Putney Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Putney Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Putney Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

37.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.0%

Male Marriage Rate

33.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Putney Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Putney 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 45-54.

Putney Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Putney Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

268

Number of Veterans

227

Male Veterans

41

Female Veterans

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Putney Veterans by War

count

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Putney Veterans by Age

count

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Putney Veterans by Race

Putney Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

17.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Putney Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.6%

Labor Force Participation

51.9%

Employment Rate

15.6%

Unemployment Rate

Putney Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Putney Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Putney 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

64.92%

Born in Putney

96.42%

Native Born

3.58%

Foreign Born

2.88%

Non Citizen

0.7%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.42% of Putney residents were born in the United States, with 64.92% having been born in Georgia. 2.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Putney Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20243,295
20233,295
20223,2951404.44%
20213,15535012.48%
20202,80525610.04%
20192,54929913.29%
20182,250-4-0.18%
20172,254-96-4.09%
20162,350-169-6.71%
20152,519-197-7.25%
20142,716-36-1.31%
20132,752993.73%
20122,6532219.09%
20112,432-466-16.08%
20102,898
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Putney Population by Year