Atkinson County, Georgia Population 2022

Atkinson County, Georgia's estimated population is 7,874 with a growth rate of -1.22% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Atkinson County, Georgia is the 138th largest county in Georgia. The 2010 Population was 8,364 and has seen a growth of -5.86% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19207,6560.00%
19306,894-762-9.95%
19407,0931992.89%
19507,3622693.79%
19606,188-1,174-15.95%
19705,879-309-4.99%
19806,1412624.46%
19906,213721.17%
20108,3642,15134.62%
20118,360-4-0.05%
20128,255-105-1.26%
20138,26490.11%
20148,215-49-0.59%
20158,3401251.52%
20168,244-96-1.15%
20178,182-62-0.75%
20188,262800.98%
20198,165-97-1.17%
20208,068-97-1.19%
20217,971-97-1.20%
20227,874-97-1.22%
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Atkinson County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,86570.57%
Black or African American1,29915.63%
American Indian and Alaska Native560.67%
Some Other Race7078.51%
Two or More Races3844.62%
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Atkinson County, Georgia Population by Race

Atkinson County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2022

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Atkinson County, Georgia Median Age

35.9


Total

35.5


Male

36.8


Female

Atkinson County, Georgia Adults

There are 6,088 adults, (1,075 of whom are seniors) in Atkinson County, Georgia.

Atkinson County, Georgia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

21.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Atkinson County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

4,170

50.17%

Male

4,141

49.83%

Atkinson County, Georgia Population by Age

Atkinson County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Atkinson County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.2%17.8%
All71.4%28.6%
Non Family64.6%35.4%
Male54.1%45.9%
Female51.4%48.6%

71.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Atkinson County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,9532.8171.4
Married1,5253.1582.2
Male1094.3754.1
Female4204.5651.4
Non Family8991.2164.6

3.42

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

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Atkinson County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade91317.30%
9th to 12th Grade79114.99%
High School Graduate1,80534.20%
Some College77314.65%
Associates Degree3506.63%
Bachelors Degree3005.68%
Graduate Degree3466.56%
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Atkinson County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Atkinson County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,2522,514601
Black87366345
Native American1818
2+ Races118110
Hispanic1,133380
Other Race37754

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 white people with a rate of 18.48%.

Atkinson County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,588$32,021$26,510
Less Than 9th Grade$22,667$27,515$15,346
High School Graduate$27,464$34,821$20,000
Some College$31,090$32,159$27,276
Bachelors Degree$61,688$61,750$54,861
Graduate Degree$60,313$$59,844

$30,588

Average Earnings

$32,021

Average Male

$26,510

Average Female

Atkinson County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Atkinson County, Georgia Language by Age

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Atkinson County, Georgia Language

76.59% of Atkinson County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 23.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.41% of the population.

Atkinson County, Georgia Language

Atkinson County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native5656100.00%
Multiple38431682.29%
Black1,28959446.08%
White4,60966214.36%
Other198NaN%
Hispanic2,15785939.82%

28.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.90%

Male Poverty Rate

29.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Atkinson County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Atkinson County, Georgia is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Atkinson County, Georgia is Hispanic, with 39.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.37%.

Atkinson County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.84%
High School19.29%
Some College11.77%
Bachelors or Greater1.08%

Atkinson County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed14.96%
Male Unemployed8.42%
Female Employed13.43%
Female Unemployed18.06%

Atkinson County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Atkinson County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,703$55,007
Families$46,086$64,289
Married Families$50,475-
Non Families$23,306$30,099
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Income by Household Type

Atkinson County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.4%

Male Marriage Rate

47.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Atkinson County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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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 55-64.

Atkinson County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

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Atkinson County, Georgia Marital Status

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321

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War65
First Gulf War33
Vietnam85
Korea20
World War II

Atkinson County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3410
35 to 5434
55 to 64119
65 to 7475
75+83

Atkinson County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1874.20%
Black13312.74%
2+ Races10.85%

Atkinson County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Atkinson County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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9.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Atkinson County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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58.6%

Labor Force Participation

54.8%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Atkinson County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Atkinson County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Atkinson County, Georgia Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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74.79%

Born in Atkinson County, Georgia

86.95%

Native Born

13.05%

Foreign Born

10.88%

Non Citizen

2.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.95% of Atkinson County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 74.79% having been born in Georgia. 10.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Atkinson County, Georgia Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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