Atkinson County, Georgia Population 2024

7,833

Atkinson County, Georgia's estimated 2024 population is 7,833 with a growth rate of -2.19% 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 8,363 and has seen a growth of -6.34% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,958-175-2.45%
20287,133-175-2.39%
20277,308-175-2.34%
20267,483-175-2.29%
20257,658-175-2.23%
20247,833-175-2.19%
20238,008-175-2.14%
20228,183-175-2.09%
20218,358470.57%
20208,311420.51%
20198,269-75-0.9%
20188,344871.05%
20178,257-36-0.43%
20168,293-38-0.46%
20158,3311201.46%
20148,211-52-0.63%
20138,26390.11%
20128,254-105-1.26%
20118,359-4-0.05%
20108,363
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%
19207,65669810.03%
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2024 Growth Rate
-2.19% (-175)
County Website
Atkinson County
State
Georgia
County Seat
2010 Population
8,363
Area
339 mi²
Density
23 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-6.34% (-530)
Founded
August 15, 1917

Atkinson County, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,51766.75%
Black or African American1,25915.23%
Other race91111.02%
Two or more races5786.99%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Atkinson County, Georgia Population by Race

Atkinson County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2024

Atkinson County, Georgia Median Age

35.5

Total

35.3

Male

36.4

Female

Atkinson County, Georgia Adults

There are 6,142 adults, (1,099 of whom are seniors) in Atkinson County, Georgia.

Atkinson County, Georgia Age Dependency

63.9

Age Dependency Ratio

21.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Atkinson County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female4,18350.61%
Male4,08249.39%

Atkinson County, Georgia Population by Age

Atkinson County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,0632.6966.933.1
Married1,7963.0172.227.8
Non Family7991.2661.238.8
Female3563.9145.854.2
Male1123.7989.310.7
showing: 5 rows

3.11

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

66.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Atkinson County, Georgia 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

Atkinson County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Atkinson County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 81.68%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.18%.

Atkinson County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$31,000

Average Earnings

$31,039

Average Male

$30,625

Average Female

Atkinson County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Atkinson County, Georgia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Atkinson County, Georgia Language

75.42% of Atkinson County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 24.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 24.58% of the population.

Atkinson County, Georgia Language

Atkinson County, Georgia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic2,2491,06547.35%
White4,47058313.04%
Black1,25149639.65%
Other90238142.24%
Multiple57836663.32%
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27.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.47%

Male Poverty Rate

26.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Atkinson County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Atkinson County, Georgia is Multiple, with 63.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Atkinson County, Georgia is White, with 13.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.98%.

Atkinson County, Georgia Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.78%
High School20.98%
Some College10.61%
Bachelors or Greater1.45%
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Atkinson County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed20.63%
Male Employed18.99%
Male Unemployed15.6%
Female Employed11.93%
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Atkinson County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Atkinson County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Atkinson County, Georgia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.9%

Male Marriage Rate

51.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Atkinson County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Atkinson County, Georgia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Atkinson County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Atkinson County, Georgia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

313

Number of Veterans

300

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

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Atkinson County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Atkinson County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Atkinson County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Atkinson County, Georgia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Atkinson County, Georgia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59%

Labor Force Participation

56.3%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Atkinson County, Georgia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Atkinson County, Georgia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Atkinson County, Georgia 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

72.93%

Born in Atkinson County, Georgia

86.28%

Native Born

13.72%

Foreign Born

12.22%

Non Citizen

1.5%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.28% of Atkinson County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 72.93% having been born in Georgia. 12.22% 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

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