Valdosta is a city located in Lowndes County Georgia. It is also the county seat of Lowndes County. With a 2020 population of 56,515, it is the 17th largest city in Georgia and the 697th largest city in the United States . Valdosta is currently growing at a rate of 0.05% annually and its population has increased by 3.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 54,518 in 2010. Valdosta reached it's highest population of 57,156 in 2012. Spanning over 36 miles, Valdosta has a population density of 1,571 people per square mile.
The average household income in Valdosta is $52,470 with a poverty rate of 32.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $780 per month, and the median house value is $121,800. The median age in Valdosta is 28.5 years, 27.9 years for males, and 29.1 years for females.