Brooks County, Georgia Population 2024

16,189

Brooks County, Georgia's estimated 2024 population is 16,189 with a growth rate of -0.2% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Brooks County, Georgia is the 105th largest county in Georgia. The 2010 population was 16,246 and has seen a growth of -0.35% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202916,029-32-0.2%
202816,061-32-0.2%
202716,093-32-0.2%
202616,125-32-0.2%
202516,157-32-0.2%
202416,189-32-0.2%
202316,221-32-0.2%
202216,253-32-0.2%
202116,285170.1%
202016,2687504.83%
201915,518270.17%
201815,491-150-0.96%
201715,641-91-0.58%
201615,732600.38%
201515,6721480.95%
201415,524-124-0.79%
201315,648320.2%
201215,616-366-2.29%
201115,982-264-1.63%
201016,246
199015,3981430.94%
198015,2551,51611.03%
197013,739-1,553-10.16%
196015,292-2,877-15.83%
195018,169-2,328-11.36%
194020,497-833-3.91%
193021,330-3,208-13.07%
192024,5387062.96%
191023,8325,22628.09%
190018,6064,62733.1%
189013,9792,25219.2%
188011,7273,38540.58%
18708,3421,98631.25%
18606,356-9,673-60.35%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.2% (-32)
County Website
Brooks County
State
Georgia
County Seat
2020 Population
16,268
Area
493 mi²
Density
33 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-0.49% (-79)
Founded
December 11, 1858

Brooks County, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White9,27356.98%
Black or African American5,78935.57%
Other race6103.75%
Two or more races4682.88%
Asian1050.65%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander240.15%
Native American60.04%
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Brooks County, Georgia Population by Race

Brooks County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2024

Brooks County, Georgia Median Age

42.6

Total

41.3

Male

44.3

Female

Brooks County, Georgia Adults

There are 12,770 adults, (3,203 of whom are seniors) in Brooks County, Georgia.

Brooks County, Georgia Age Dependency

70.1

Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Brooks County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female8,39251.56%
Male7,88348.44%

Brooks County, Georgia Population by Age

Brooks County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,9572.768.331.7
Married2,5793.1480.219.8
Non Family2,3601.1863.436.6
Female7625.0940.759.3
Male2565.1875.424.6
showing: 5 rows

3.61

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

68.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Brooks 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

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

Brooks 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 asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 93.75%.

Brooks County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,711

Average Earnings

$40,913

Average Male

$32,811

Average Female

Brooks County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brooks County, Georgia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Brooks County, Georgia Language

97.5% of Brooks County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 2.5% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.39% of the population.

Brooks County, Georgia Language

Brooks County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black5,7532,21038.41%
White8,6011,55918.13%
Hispanic1,23052442.6%
Other61028747.05%
Multiple4658518.28%
Islander2424100%
Native66100%
showing: 7 rows

26.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.19%

Male Poverty Rate

28.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brooks County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brooks County, Georgia is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brooks County, Georgia is White, with 18.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.17%.

Brooks County, Georgia Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.71%
High School25.02%
Some College18.63%
Bachelors or Greater9.43%
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Brooks County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed38.76%
Female Unemployed35.11%
Female Employed10.29%
Male Employed9.07%
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Brooks County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brooks County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Brooks County, Georgia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.7%

Male Marriage Rate

41.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Brooks County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Brooks 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.

Brooks County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Brooks County, Georgia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

988

Number of Veterans

966

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

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Brooks County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Brooks County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Brooks County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Brooks County, Georgia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brooks County, Georgia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.1%

Labor Force Participation

50.5%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Brooks County, Georgia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Brooks County, Georgia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Brooks 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

68.8%

Born in Brooks County, Georgia

97.35%

Native Born

2.65%

Foreign Born

1.43%

Non Citizen

1.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.35% of Brooks County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 68.8% having been born in Georgia. 1.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Brooks County, Georgia Place of Birth

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