Tifton is a city located in Tift County Georgia. It is also the county seat of Tift County. With a 2020 population of 17,144, it is the 62nd largest city in Georgia and the 2113th largest city in the United States . Tifton is currently growing at a rate of 0.90% annually and its population has increased by 4.86% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,350 in 2010. Tifton reached it's highest population of 17,144 in 2021. Spanning over 13 miles, Tifton has a population density of 1,359 people per square mile.
The average household income in Tifton is $52,273 with a poverty rate of 34.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $716 per month, and the median house value is $119,200. The median age in Tifton is 30.2 years, 28.6 years for males, and 31.8 years for females.