Banks County, Georgia Population 2020

Banks County, Georgia's estimated population is 19,688 with a growth rate of 1.81% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Banks County, Georgia is the 93rd largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202019,6883501.81%
201919,3383501.84%
201818,9883501.88%
201718,6383171.73%
201618,321-57-0.31%
201518,3781550.85%
201418,22360.03%
201318,217890.49%
201218,128-116-0.64%
201118,244-162-0.88%
201018,4068,09878.56%
199010,3081,60618.46%
19808,7021,86927.35%
19706,8333365.17%
19606,497-438-6.32%
19506,935-1,798-20.59%
19408,733-970-10.00%
19309,703-2,111-17.87%
192011,8145705.07%
191011,2446996.63%
190010,5451,98323.16%
18908,5621,22516.70%
18807,3372,36447.54%
18704,9732665.65%
18604,7070.00%
2020 Growth Rate
1.81%
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Founded
February 1, 1859
County Seat

Banks County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,21192.98%
Black or African American5022.71%
Some Other Race2601.40%
Two or More Races2401.30%
Asian2301.24%
American Indian and Alaska Native670.36%

Banks County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Banks County, Georgia Median Age

41.1


Total

40.5


Male

42.4


Female

Banks County, Georgia Adults

There are 14,253 adults, (3,086 of whom are seniors) in Banks County, Georgia.

Banks County, Georgia Age Dependency

65.8

Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Banks County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

9,229

49.86%

Male

9,281

50.14%

Banks County, Georgia Households and Families

Banks County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Banks County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.6%18.4%
Male78.2%21.8%
All75.8%24.2%
Non Family69.2%30.8%
Female56.6%43.4%

75.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,6032.875.8
Married3,9893.2781.6
Non Family1,6491.0369.2
Female6713.9456.6
Male2943.7978.2

3.3

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Banks County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9387.32%
9th to 12th Grade1,99915.59%
High School Graduate5,20540.60%
Some College2,26617.67%
Associates Degree7665.97%
Bachelors Degree9677.54%
Graduate Degree6805.30%

Banks County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,5259,2051,551
Hispanic62924028
Black38025321
Asian1466238
Multiple Races99829
Other Race9533
Native American3232

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 asian people with a rate of 26.03%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,349$36,604$23,135
Less Than High School$23,615$27,418$15,742
High School Grad$29,788$36,461$21,031
Some College$32,833$40,631$26,809
Bachelors Degree$36,141$36,583$35,313
Graduate Degree$51,771$55,134$51,458

$31,349

Average Earnings

$36,604

Average Male

$23,135

Average Female

Banks County, Georgia Language

Banks County, Georgia Language by Age

Banks County, Georgia Language

92.71% of Banks County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 7.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.18% of the population.

Banks County, Georgia Poverty

Banks County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,2722,08912.84%
Hispanic1,23619215.53%
Black50211723.31%
Other2603613.85%
Native673552.24%
Multiple2402610.83%
Asian23010.43%

13.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.78%

Male Poverty Rate

15.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Banks County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Banks County, Georgia is Native, with 52.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Banks County, Georgia is Asian, with 0.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.84%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.16%
Some College10.85%
High School8.95%
Bachelors or Greater2.49%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed30.92%
Male Unemployed16.55%
Female Employed8.15%
Male Employed5.27%

Banks County, Georgia Income

Banks County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,373$54,357
Families$54,125$60,373
Married Families$57,733-
Non Families$20,770$32,937

Banks County, Georgia Marital Status

Banks County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.0%

Male Marriage Rate

55.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Banks County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Banks 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.

Banks County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Banks County, Georgia Veterans

1,292

Number of Veterans

1,203

Male Veterans

89

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam526
First Gulf War176
Korea129
Second Gulf War124
World War II34
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74380
55 to 64294
35 to 54265
75+263
18 to 3490
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2109.05%
Black419.72%
Indian32100.00%
Hispanic283.58%
Other74.17%
2 or More21.83%

$Banks County, Georgia Veterans by Education

12.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Banks County, Georgia Employment Status

55.7%

Labor Force Participation

52.7%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Banks 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

75.31%

Born in Georgia

95.08%

Native Born

4.92%

Foreign Born

3.72%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.08% of Banks County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 75.31% having been born in Georgia. 3.72% 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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