Bleckley County, Georgia Population 2020

Bleckley County, Georgia's estimated population is 12,964 with a growth rate of 0.49% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bleckley County, Georgia is the 115th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202012,964630.49%
201912,901630.49%
201812,838630.49%
201712,775-81-0.63%
201612,8561511.19%
201512,70520.02%
201412,703-37-0.29%
201312,740-148-1.15%
201212,888-190-1.45%
201113,078450.35%
201013,0332,60324.96%
199010,430-337-3.13%
198010,7674764.63%
197010,2916496.73%
19609,6424244.60%
19509,218-437-4.53%
19409,6555225.72%
19309,133-1,399-13.28%
192010,5320.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.49%
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Founded
1912
County Seat

Bleckley County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,90369.69%
Black or African American3,59028.10%
Some Other Race2261.77%
Asian280.22%
Two or More Races190.15%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.07%

Bleckley County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Bleckley County, Georgia Median Age

36.8


Total

36.8


Male

36.8


Female

Bleckley County, Georgia Adults

There are 9,981 adults, (2,148 of whom are seniors) in Bleckley County, Georgia.

Bleckley County, Georgia Age Dependency

63.1

Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Bleckley County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

6,838

53.53%

Male

5,937

46.47%

Bleckley County, Georgia Households and Families

Bleckley County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Bleckley County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.9%10.1%
Male73.3%26.7%
All71.6%28.4%
Non Family57%43%
Female43%57%

71.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,1682.7171.6
Married1,9603.4489.9
Non Family1,5111.1157
Female4954.3543
Male2023.6473.3

3.57

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bleckley County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4015.10%
9th to 12th Grade5747.30%
High School Graduate3,27841.70%
Some College1,56119.86%
Associates Degree6928.80%
Bachelors Degree7028.93%
Graduate Degree6538.31%

Bleckley County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,2765,7711,230
Black1,4831,063107
Hispanic67175
Other Race297
Asian22229
Native American99
Multiple Races444

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 multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,498$36,588$27,371
Less Than High School$13,125$$15,313
High School Grad$24,156$28,665$21,883
Some College$32,381$45,854$27,196
Bachelors Degree$50,239$50,688$50,052
Graduate Degree$52,604$51,406$53,333

$31,498

Average Earnings

$36,588

Average Male

$27,371

Average Female

Bleckley County, Georgia Language

Bleckley County, Georgia Language by Age

Bleckley County, Georgia Language

97.90% of Bleckley County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 2.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.97% of the population.

Bleckley County, Georgia Poverty

Bleckley County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,3931,14313.62%
Black2,51097238.73%
Hispanic33321965.77%
Other219219100.00%
Asian221359.09%

20.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.97%

Male Poverty Rate

23.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bleckley County, Georgia

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bleckley County, Georgia is White, with 13.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.16%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.06%
High School22.94%
Some College7.18%
Bachelors or Greater6.96%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed52.00%
Male Unemployed21.01%
Female Employed7.30%
Male Employed6.80%

Bleckley County, Georgia Income

Bleckley County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,029$52,225
Families$53,381$62,683
Married Families$63,977-
Non Families$21,661$32,859

Bleckley County, Georgia Marital Status

Bleckley County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.8%

Male Marriage Rate

39.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Bleckley County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Bleckley 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 45-54.

Bleckley County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Bleckley County, Georgia Veterans

764

Number of Veterans

713

Male Veterans

51

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam352
First Gulf War147
Second Gulf War81
Korea66
World War II
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74231
75+187
55 to 64167
35 to 54142
18 to 3437
Name Veterans % of Total
White6719.38%
Black843.05%
Indian9100.00%
Hispanic54.76%

$Bleckley County, Georgia Veterans by Education

4.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bleckley County, Georgia Employment Status

44.2%

Labor Force Participation

40.9%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Bleckley 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

79.95%

Born in Georgia

98.29%

Native Born

1.71%

Foreign Born

0.98%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.29% of Bleckley County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 79.95% having been born in Georgia. 0.98% 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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