Ben Hill County, Georgia Population 2022

Ben Hill County, Georgia's estimated population is 16,334 with a growth rate of -0.74% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ben Hill County, Georgia is the 104th largest county in Georgia. The 2010 Population was 17,645 and has seen a growth of -7.43% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
191011,8630.00%
192014,5992,73623.06%
193013,047-1,552-10.63%
194014,5231,47611.31%
195014,8793562.45%
196013,633-1,246-8.37%
197013,171-462-3.39%
198016,0002,82921.48%
199016,2452451.53%
201017,6451,4008.62%
201117,591-54-0.31%
201217,601100.06%
201317,450-151-0.86%
201417,449-1-0.01%
201517,357-92-0.53%
201617,251-106-0.61%
201717,037-214-1.24%
201816,822-215-1.26%
201916,700-122-0.73%
202016,578-122-0.73%
202116,456-122-0.74%
202216,334-122-0.74%
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Ben Hill County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,85858.37%
Black or African American6,23836.94%
Asian990.59%
Some Other Race4852.87%
Two or More Races2091.24%
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Ben Hill County, Georgia Population by Race

Ben Hill County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2022

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Ben Hill County, Georgia Median Age

39.5


Total

36.8


Male

41.9


Female

Ben Hill County, Georgia Adults

There are 12,693 adults, (2,893 of whom are seniors) in Ben Hill County, Georgia.

Ben Hill County, Georgia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Ben Hill County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

8,671

51.34%

Male

8,218

48.66%

Ben Hill County, Georgia Population by Age

Ben Hill County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ben Hill County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.6%21.4%
All57.6%42.4%
Non Family48.1%51.9%
Female41.3%58.7%
Male41.2%58.8%

57.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ben Hill County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,6122.557.6
Married2,4433.2878.6
Male2893.3141.2
Female1,4573.3141.3
Non Family2,4231.1548.1

3.22

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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Ben Hill County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6225.48%
9th to 12th Grade1,24210.95%
High School Graduate5,23546.14%
Some College1,94517.14%
Associates Degree1,0589.32%
Bachelors Degree8647.61%
Graduate Degree3813.36%
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Ben Hill County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ben Hill County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian282820
2+ Races646319
White6,8065,905879
Black3,9623,263297
Hispanic51024730
Other Race2151483

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 71.43%.

Ben Hill County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,441$29,823$21,436
Less Than 9th Grade$20,118$25,208$8,600
High School Graduate$25,331$27,830$21,813
Some College$25,970$40,665$19,026
Bachelors Degree$43,625$77,400$40,438
Graduate Degree$63,088$67,115$55,313

$26,441

Average Earnings

$29,823

Average Male

$21,436

Average Female

Ben Hill County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ben Hill County, Georgia Language by Age

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Ben Hill County, Georgia Language

94.77% of Ben Hill County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 5.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.61% of the population.

Ben Hill County, Georgia Language

Ben Hill County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,0562,67744.20%
White9,1441,77219.38%
Other270NaN%
Hispanic1,04934933.27%
Multiple2092210.53%

29.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.63%

Male Poverty Rate

31.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ben Hill County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ben Hill County, Georgia is Black, with 44.20% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ben Hill County, Georgia is Multiple, with 10.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.62%.

Ben Hill County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.02%
High School28.99%
Some College28.25%
Bachelors or Greater7.59%

Ben Hill County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.58%
Male Unemployed43.64%
Female Employed22.52%
Female Unemployed5.75%

Ben Hill County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ben Hill County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,077$44,858
Families$37,293$53,327
Married Families$52,969-
Non Families$18,862$29,407
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Income by Household Type

Ben Hill County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.2%

Male Marriage Rate

36.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Ben Hill County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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Ben Hill County, Georgia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Ben Hill County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

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Ben Hill County, Georgia Marital Status

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966

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War114
First Gulf War188
Vietnam434
Korea29
World War II8

Ben Hill County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3437
35 to 54199
55 to 64239
65 to 74367
75+124

Ben Hill County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6678.66%
Black2876.36%
2+ Races1211.88%

Ben Hill County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Ben Hill County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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7.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ben Hill County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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53.2%

Labor Force Participation

49.7%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Ben Hill County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Ben Hill County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Ben Hill 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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76.35%

Born in Ben Hill County, Georgia

96.67%

Native Born

3.33%

Foreign Born

2.34%

Non Citizen

0.99%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.67% of Ben Hill County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 76.35% having been born in Georgia. 2.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ben Hill 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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