Brooks County, Georgia Population 2021

Brooks County, Georgia's estimated population is 15,413 with a growth rate of -0.14% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Brooks County, Georgia is the 107th largest county inGeorgia. The 2010 Population was 16,246 and has seen a growth of -5.13% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202115,413-22-0.14%
202015,435-22-0.14%
201915,457-22-0.14%
201815,479-138-0.88%
201715,617-108-0.69%
201615,725550.35%
201515,6701440.93%
201415,526-123-0.79%
201315,649320.20%
201215,617-365-2.28%
201115,982-264-1.63%
201016,2468485.51%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.14%
County Website
State
Founded
December 11, 1858
County Seat
2010 Population
16,246
Growth Since 2010
-5.13%
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Brooks County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,29859.64%
Black or African American5,60435.95%
Some Other Race4152.66%
Two or More Races1871.20%
Asian660.42%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander200.13%
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Brooks County, Georgia Population by Race

Brooks County, Georgia Population Pyramid $2021

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Brooks County, Georgia Median Age

42


Total

40.8


Male

44.4


Female

Brooks County, Georgia Adults

There are 12,135 adults, (2,944 of whom are seniors) in Brooks County, Georgia.

Brooks County, Georgia Age Dependency

69.6

Age Dependency Ratio

32

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Brooks County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

7,978

51.17%

Male

7,612

48.83%

Brooks County, Georgia Population by Age

Brooks County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Brooks County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female46.4%53.6%
Non Family70.6%29.4%
All74%26%
Male74.2%25.8%
Married83.7%16.3%

74.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brooks County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,3352.4474
Married2,9442.9983.7
Non Family2,3201.1170.6
Female7573.9846.4
Male3143.4374.2

3.16

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

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Brooks County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6365.75%
9th to 12th Grade1,0099.12%
High School Graduate3,87535.02%
Some College2,43422.00%
Associates Degree1,14610.36%
Bachelors Degree1,39412.60%
Graduate Degree5715.16%
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Brooks County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brooks County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,7456,1631,418
Black3,6062,670430
Hispanic561485111
Other Race238220
2+ Races1001006
Asian6614

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 21.02%.

Brooks County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,224$39,346$26,317
Less Than 9th Grade$17,733$25,300$11,304
High School Graduate$28,802$32,500$19,184
Some College$33,938$48,065$26,209
Bachelors Degree$41,912$75,427$32,581
Graduate Degree$52,734$$44,318

$32,224

Average Earnings

$39,346

Average Male

$26,317

Average Female

Brooks County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brooks County, Georgia Language by Age

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Brooks County, Georgia Language

96.39% of Brooks County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 3.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.47% of the population.

Brooks County, Georgia Language

Brooks County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,5311,98635.91%
White8,7401,15513.22%
Hispanic90936139.71%
Other41120950.85%
Multiple1873217.11%
Islander201260.00%

22.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.58%

Male Poverty Rate

24.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brooks County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brooks County, Georgia is Islander, with 60.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brooks County, Georgia is White, with 13.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.15%.

Brooks County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.81%
High School20.14%
Some College14.46%
Bachelors or Greater7.60%

Brooks County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed47.77%
Male Unemployed23.69%
Female Employed6.67%
Male Employed6.60%

Brooks County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brooks County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,285$60,621
Families$49,201$76,599
Married Families$61,462-
Non Families$20,465$31,230
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Income by Household Type

Brooks County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.3%

Male Marriage Rate

50.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Brooks County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Brooks County, Georgia Marital Status

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1,119

Number of Veterans

1,035

Male Veterans

84

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam423
First Gulf War262
Second Gulf War157
Korea65
World War II4

Brooks County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54306
65 to 74288
75+237
55 to 64236
18 to 3452

Brooks County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White85411.22%
Black2415.89%
Other Race2410.08%
Hispanic142.34%

Brooks County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Brooks County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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12.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brooks County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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53.2%

Labor Force Participation

48.8%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Brooks County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Brooks County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Brooks 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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69.38%

Born in Brooks County, Georgia

97.79%

Native Born

2.21%

Foreign Born

1.72%

Non Citizen

0.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.79% of Brooks County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 69.38% having been born in Georgia. 1.72% 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

  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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