Brooks County, Georgia Population 2020

Brooks County, Georgia's estimated population is 15,243 with a growth rate of -0.88% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Brooks County, Georgia is the 107th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202015,243-135-0.88%
201915,378-135-0.87%
201815,513-135-0.86%
201715,648-90-0.57%
201615,738580.37%
201515,6801470.95%
201415,533-121-0.77%
201315,654360.23%
201215,618-364-2.28%
201115,982-265-1.63%
201016,2478495.51%
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%
190018,6064,62733.10%
189013,9792,25219.20%
188011,7273,38540.58%
18708,3421,98631.25%
18606,3560.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.88%
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Founded
December 11, 1858
County Seat

Brooks County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,61861.57%
Black or African American5,35834.30%
Two or More Races3782.42%
Some Other Race1330.85%
Asian1280.82%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander70.04%

Brooks County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Brooks County, Georgia Median Age

43


Total

41.2


Male

45.6


Female

Brooks County, Georgia Adults

There are 12,199 adults, (2,979 of whom are seniors) in Brooks County, Georgia.

Brooks County, Georgia Age Dependency

69.4

Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Brooks County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

8,014

51.30%

Male

7,608

48.70%

Brooks County, Georgia Households and Families

Brooks County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Brooks County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.4%18.6%
Non Family74.8%25.2%
All74.8%25.2%
Male68.3%31.7%
Female50.8%49.2%

74.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,3502.4474.8
Married2,9953.0481.4
Non Family2,3361.1474.8
Female7733.9250.8
Male2462.9368.3

3.17

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

3.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Brooks County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6635.98%
9th to 12th Grade1,24911.26%
High School Graduate4,22338.06%
Some College2,30820.80%
Associates Degree9678.71%
Bachelors Degree1,16510.50%
Graduate Degree5214.70%

Brooks County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,7756,0871,264
Black3,5062,527386
Hispanic46732433
Multiple Races209209
Asian128263
Other Race10879

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.66%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,652$36,215$27,219
Less Than High School$18,818$22,346$11,907
High School Grad$28,750$31,557$19,206
Some College$33,073$43,409$29,326
Bachelors Degree$48,068$73,664$33,125
Graduate Degree$47,031$$41,778

$31,652

Average Earnings

$36,215

Average Male

$27,219

Average Female

Brooks County, Georgia Language

Brooks County, Georgia Language by Age

Brooks County, Georgia Language

94.26% of Brooks County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 5.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.04% of the population.

Brooks County, Georgia Poverty

Brooks County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,3022,29643.30%
White8,8041,47916.80%
Hispanic89144049.38%
Multiple37882.12%

27.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.22%

Male Poverty Rate

29.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brooks County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brooks County, Georgia is Hispanic, with 49.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brooks County, Georgia is Multiple, with 2.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.28%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.14%
High School22.18%
Some College15.78%
Bachelors or Greater10.76%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed79.77%
Male Unemployed45.74%
Female Employed10.38%
Male Employed7.25%

Brooks County, Georgia Income

Brooks County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,322$55,010
Families$44,646$68,561
Married Families$53,628-
Non Families$21,469$30,480

Brooks County, Georgia Marital Status

Brooks County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.3%

Male Marriage Rate

48.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Brooks County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Brooks 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 45-54.

Brooks County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Brooks County, Georgia Veterans

1,176

Number of Veterans

1,109

Male Veterans

67

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam445
First Gulf War279
Second Gulf War147
Korea101
World War II8
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54348
65 to 74284
75+261
55 to 64195
18 to 3488
Name Veterans % of Total
White90911.69%
Black2436.16%
Other2420.17%

$Brooks County, Georgia Veterans by Education

17.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brooks County, Georgia Employment Status

51.1%

Labor Force Participation

45.9%

Employment Rate

10.2%

Unemployment Rate

Brooks 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

66.78%

Born in Georgia

96.15%

Native Born

3.85%

Foreign Born

3.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.15% of Brooks County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 66.78% having been born in Georgia. 3.00% 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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