Banks County, Georgia Population 2024

20,908

Banks County, Georgia's estimated 2024 population is 20,908 with a growth rate of 3.93% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Banks County, Georgia is the 88th largest county in Georgia. The 2010 population was 18,404 and has seen a growth of 13.61% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202924,8587903.28%
202824,0687903.39%
202723,2787903.51%
202622,4887903.64%
202521,6987903.78%
202420,9087903.93%
202320,1187904.09%
202219,3287904.26%
202118,5384562.52%
202018,082-1,093-5.7%
201919,1752571.36%
201818,9183111.67%
201718,6073151.72%
201618,292-83-0.45%
201518,3751550.85%
201418,22040.02%
201318,216880.49%
201218,128-117-0.64%
201118,245-159-0.86%
201018,404
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%
19309,703-2,111-17.87%
192011,8145705.07%
191011,2446996.63%
190010,5451,98323.16%
18908,5621,22516.7%
18807,3372,36447.54%
18704,9732665.65%
18604,707-20,151-81.06%
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2024 Growth Rate
3.93% (790)
County Website
Banks County
State
Georgia
County Seat
2020 Population
18,082
Area
232 mi²
Density
90 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
15.63% (2,826)
Founded
February 1, 1859

Banks County, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White16,06387.39%
Two or more races9895.38%
Black or African American5412.94%
Other race5122.79%
Asian2591.41%
Native American170.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Banks County, Georgia Population by Race

Banks County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2024

Banks County, Georgia Median Age

42.3

Total

42

Male

42.6

Female

Banks County, Georgia Adults

There are 14,423 adults, (3,107 of whom are seniors) in Banks County, Georgia.

Banks County, Georgia Age Dependency

62.4

Age Dependency Ratio

27.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Banks County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female9,04349.2%
Male9,33850.8%

Banks County, Georgia Population by Age

Banks County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,6672.7674.825.2
Married4,0163.1381.518.5
Non Family1,6711.2367.432.6
Female7063.8455.444.6
Male2743.8670.429.6
showing: 5 rows

3.18

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

74.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Banks 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

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

Banks 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 81.92%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.72%.

Banks County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$46,059

Average Earnings

$56,736

Average Male

$34,988

Average Female

Banks County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Banks County, Georgia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Banks County, Georgia Language

92% of Banks County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 8% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.65% of the population.

Banks County, Georgia Language

Banks County, Georgia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White15,7821,88411.94%
Multiple98929029.32%
Black54121339.37%
Hispanic1,4091117.88%
Asian259145.41%
Native171058.82%
showing: 6 rows

13.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.27%

Male Poverty Rate

13.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Banks County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Banks County, Georgia is Native, with 58.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Banks County, Georgia is Asian, with 5.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.03%.

Banks County, Georgia Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.53%
High School14.46%
Some College8.67%
Bachelors or Greater2.66%
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Banks County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed50.81%
Male Unemployed21.11%
Male Employed6.69%
Female Employed4.41%
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Banks County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Banks County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Banks County, Georgia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.1%

Male Marriage Rate

55.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Banks County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Banks County, Georgia Marriage

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

Banks County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Banks County, Georgia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

902

Number of Veterans

815

Male Veterans

87

Female Veterans

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Banks County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Banks County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Banks County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Banks County, Georgia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Banks County, Georgia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.8%

Labor Force Participation

56.3%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Banks County, Georgia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Banks County, Georgia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Banks 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

74.52%

Born in Banks County, Georgia

94.4%

Native Born

5.6%

Foreign Born

3.09%

Non Citizen

2.51%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.4% of Banks County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 74.52% having been born in Georgia. 3.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Banks County, Georgia Place of Birth

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