Atkinson County, Georgia Population 2020

Atkinson County, Georgia's estimated population is 8,461 with a growth rate of 0.98% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Atkinson County, Georgia is the 134th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20208,461820.98%
20198,379820.99%
20188,297821.00%
20178,215-37-0.45%
20168,252-92-1.10%
20158,3441261.53%
20148,218-48-0.58%
20138,266120.15%
20128,254-106-1.27%
20118,360-6-0.07%
20108,3662,15334.65%
19906,213721.17%
19806,1412624.46%
19705,879-309-4.99%
19606,188-1,174-15.95%
19507,3622693.79%
19407,0931992.89%
19306,894-762-9.95%
19207,6560.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.98%
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Founded
August 15, 1917
County Seat

Atkinson County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,96772.20%
Black or African American1,48417.96%
Some Other Race7258.77%
American Indian and Alaska Native600.73%
Two or More Races290.35%

Atkinson County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Atkinson County, Georgia Median Age

35.5


Total

34.1


Male

37.5


Female

Atkinson County, Georgia Adults

There are 6,001 adults, (1,053 of whom are seniors) in Atkinson County, Georgia.

Atkinson County, Georgia Age Dependency

67

Age Dependency Ratio

21.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Atkinson County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

4,057

49.09%

Male

4,208

50.91%

Atkinson County, Georgia Households and Families

Atkinson County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Atkinson County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.3%8.7%
All75.2%24.8%
Non Family61.6%38.4%
Female59.8%40.2%
Male48.4%51.6%

75.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7852.9575.2
Married1,3513.4491.3
Non Family9041.361.6
Female4084.459.8
Male1225.0848.4

3.69

Average Family Size

2.95

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Atkinson County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade78715.05%
9th to 12th Grade82815.83%
High School Graduate2,10940.33%
Some College65712.56%
Associates Degree3306.31%
Bachelors Degree2685.12%
Graduate Degree2514.80%

Atkinson County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,2822,514465
Hispanic1,02535713
Black91273441
Other Race26829
Native American1616
Multiple Races654

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 66.67%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,460$32,107$22,674
Less Than High School$21,726$25,625$17,257
High School Grad$25,957$31,250$17,434
Some College$26,442$33,727$22,386
Bachelors Degree$46,429$74,375$43,125
Graduate Degree$64,444$80,446$63,750

$27,460

Average Earnings

$32,107

Average Male

$22,674

Average Female

Atkinson County, Georgia Language

Atkinson County, Georgia Language by Age

Atkinson County, Georgia Language

76.65% of Atkinson County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 23.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 22.71% of the population.

Atkinson County, Georgia Poverty

Atkinson County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic2,0311,08053.18%
White4,66286718.60%
Black1,46546431.67%
Other72538452.97%
Native605795.00%

29.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.98%

Male Poverty Rate

32.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Atkinson County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Atkinson County, Georgia is Native, with 95.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Atkinson County, Georgia is White, with 18.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.54%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.41%
High School20.97%
Some College13.66%
Bachelors or Greater3.08%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed26.47%
Female Unemployed23.39%
Female Employed14.58%
Male Employed10.77%

Atkinson County, Georgia Income

Atkinson County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,877$51,418
Families$41,348$59,191
Married Families$48,053-
Non Families$24,125$31,954

Atkinson County, Georgia Marital Status

Atkinson County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.9%

Male Marriage Rate

48.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Atkinson County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Atkinson County, Georgia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Atkinson County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Atkinson County, Georgia Veterans

346

Number of Veterans

324

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam92
Second Gulf War57
First Gulf War48
Korea47
World War II
Age Group Veterans
55 to 64112
65 to 7484
35 to 5472
75+61
18 to 3417
Name Veterans % of Total
White2064.56%
Black13913.04%
2 or More116.67%

$Atkinson County, Georgia Veterans by Education

4.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Atkinson County, Georgia Employment Status

55.8%

Labor Force Participation

50.7%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

Atkinson County, Georgia 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

72.93%

Born in Georgia

87.26%

Native Born

12.74%

Foreign Born

10.33%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

87.26% of Atkinson County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 72.93% having been born in Georgia. 10.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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