Burke County, Georgia Population 2024

24,498

Burke County, Georgia's estimated 2024 population is 24,498 with a growth rate of 0.23% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Burke County, Georgia is the 79th largest county in Georgia. The 2010 population was 23,343 and has seen a growth of 4.95% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202924,773550.22%
202824,718550.22%
202724,663550.22%
202624,608550.22%
202524,553550.22%
202424,498550.23%
202324,443550.23%
202224,388550.23%
202124,333-300-1.22%
202024,6332,1369.49%
201922,497-4-0.02%
201822,501-52-0.23%
201722,553-85-0.38%
201622,638-6-0.03%
201522,644150.07%
201422,629-203-0.89%
201322,832-222-0.96%
201223,054-459-1.95%
201123,5131700.73%
201023,343
199020,5791,2306.36%
198019,3491,0945.99%
197018,255-2,341-11.37%
196020,596-2,862-12.2%
195023,458-3,062-11.55%
194026,520-2,704-9.25%
193029,224-1,612-5.23%
192030,8363,56813.08%
191027,268-2,897-9.6%
190030,1651,6645.84%
189028,5011,3735.06%
188027,1289,44953.45%
187017,6795142.99%
186017,1651,0656.61%
185016,1002,92422.19%
184013,1761,34311.35%
183011,8332562.21%
182011,5777196.62%
181010,8581,35414.25%
18009,504370.39%
17909,467-15,306-61.79%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.23% (55)
County Website
Burke County
State
Georgia
County Seat
2010 Population
23,343
Area
827 mi²
Density
30 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
4.95% (1,155)
Founded
1777

Burke County, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White12,12749.83%
Black or African American11,09545.59%
Two or more races6702.75%
Other race3231.33%
Asian1220.5%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Burke County, Georgia Population by Race

Burke County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2024

Burke County, Georgia Median Age

38.8

Total

38.2

Male

40.4

Female

Burke County, Georgia Adults

There are 18,246 adults, (3,967 of whom are seniors) in Burke County, Georgia.

Burke County, Georgia Age Dependency

70.4

Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Burke County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female12,39350.92%
Male11,94449.08%

Burke County, Georgia Population by Age

Burke County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8,9132.772.627.4
Married3,8223.558812
Non Family3,1921.0768.231.8
Female1,5433.524456
Male3564.7969.930.1
showing: 5 rows

3.5

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

72.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Burke 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

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

Burke 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 2+ races people with a rate of 90.74%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 44.59%.

Burke County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,623

Average Earnings

$52,039

Average Male

$30,223

Average Female

Burke County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Burke County, Georgia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Burke County, Georgia Language

96.6% of Burke County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 3.4% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.23% of the population.

Burke County, Georgia Language

Burke County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black10,9782,74224.98%
White11,3511,0078.87%
Multiple67026840%
Hispanic86119322.42%
Other323237.12%
showing: 5 rows

17.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.84%

Male Poverty Rate

17.8%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Burke County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Burke County, Georgia is Multiple, with 40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Burke County, Georgia is Other, with 7.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.65%.

Burke County, Georgia Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.96%
Some College16.9%
High School13.63%
Bachelors or Greater5.58%
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Burke County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed37.41%
Male Unemployed31.61%
Female Employed12.09%
Male Employed7.88%
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Burke County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Burke County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Burke County, Georgia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.8%

Male Marriage Rate

43.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Burke County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Burke County, Georgia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Burke County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Burke County, Georgia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,732

Number of Veterans

1,600

Male Veterans

132

Female Veterans

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Burke County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Burke County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Burke County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Burke County, Georgia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Burke County, Georgia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.3%

Labor Force Participation

55.2%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Burke County, Georgia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Burke County, Georgia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Burke 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

75.82%

Born in Burke County, Georgia

97.4%

Native Born

2.6%

Foreign Born

1.21%

Non Citizen

1.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.4% of Burke County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 75.82% having been born in Georgia. 1.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Burke County, Georgia Place of Birth

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