Burke County, Georgia Population 2022

Burke County, Georgia's estimated population is 22,215 with a growth rate of -0.25% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Burke County, Georgia is the 82nd largest county in Georgia. The 2010 Population was 23,336 and has seen a growth of -4.80% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
17909,4670.00%
18009,504370.39%
181010,8581,35414.25%
182011,5777196.62%
183011,8332562.21%
184013,1761,34311.35%
185016,1002,92422.19%
186017,1651,0656.61%
187017,6795142.99%
188027,1289,44953.45%
189028,5011,3735.06%
190030,1651,6645.84%
191027,268-2,897-9.60%
192030,8363,56813.08%
193029,224-1,612-5.23%
194026,520-2,704-9.25%
195023,458-3,062-11.55%
196020,596-2,862-12.20%
197018,255-2,341-11.37%
198019,3491,0945.99%
199020,5791,2306.36%
201023,3362,75713.40%
201123,5061700.73%
201223,048-458-1.95%
201322,824-224-0.97%
201422,621-203-0.89%
201522,632110.05%
201622,601-31-0.14%
201722,545-56-0.25%
201822,439-106-0.47%
201922,383-56-0.25%
202022,327-56-0.25%
202122,271-56-0.25%
202222,215-56-0.25%
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Burke County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,14049.36%
Black or African American10,68547.35%
Asian1020.45%
Some Other Race2601.15%
Two or More Races3801.68%
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Burke County, Georgia Population by Race

Burke County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2022

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Burke County, Georgia Median Age

38.1


Total

37.7


Male

38.5


Female

Burke County, Georgia Adults

There are 16,699 adults, (3,548 of whom are seniors) in Burke County, Georgia.

Burke County, Georgia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Burke County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

12,002

53.18%

Male

10,565

46.82%

Burke County, Georgia Population by Age

Burke County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Burke County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.6%15.4%
All73.1%26.9%
Non Family65.2%34.8%
Male57.4%42.6%
Female57.2%42.8%

73.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Burke County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,9532.8173.1
Married3,8953.484.6
Male3264.5457.4
Female1,3093.8657.2
Non Family2,4231.0765.2

3.44

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

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Burke County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7825.38%
9th to 12th Grade1,92313.23%
High School Graduate5,29536.44%
Some College2,88519.86%
Associates Degree1,54210.61%
Bachelors Degree1,45910.04%
Graduate Degree6444.43%
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Burke County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Burke County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian626238
White7,5176,5031,606
Black6,3454,791420
Hispanic42729127
Other Race24216015
2+ Races1871865

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 61.29%.

Burke County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,818$45,625$28,947
Less Than 9th Grade$24,100$23,900$25,833
High School Graduate$34,095$40,206$30,667
Some College$36,298$50,341$27,045
Bachelors Degree$56,103$105,341$45,510
Graduate Degree$33,397$34,063$28,250

$34,818

Average Earnings

$45,625

Average Male

$28,947

Average Female

Burke County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Burke County, Georgia Language by Age

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Burke County, Georgia Language

97.50% of Burke County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 2.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.58% of the population.

Burke County, Georgia Language

Burke County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple38015240.00%
Black10,5733,05128.86%
White10,3639409.07%
Other13NaN%
Hispanic727537.29%

18.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.50%

Male Poverty Rate

21.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Burke County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Burke County, Georgia is Multiple, with 40.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Burke County, Georgia is Hispanic, with 7.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.33%.

Burke County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.74%
High School11.47%
Some College9.18%
Bachelors or Greater3.88%

Burke County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.03%
Male Unemployed6.70%
Female Employed11.07%
Female Unemployed40.08%

Burke County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Burke County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,699$65,164
Families$54,819$75,829
Married Families$76,332-
Non Families$25,018$37,467
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Income by Household Type

Burke County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

47.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Burke County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Burke County, Georgia Marital Status

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1,639

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War272
First Gulf War496
Vietnam762
Korea93
World War II33

Burke County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3456
35 to 54451
55 to 64312
65 to 74605
75+215

Burke County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,01811.92%
Black5066.70%
Other Race145.79%
2+ Races10145.29%
Hispanic409.03%

Burke County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Burke County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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3.20%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Burke County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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57.4%

Labor Force Participation

54.6%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Burke County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Burke County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Burke 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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76.08%

Born in Burke County, Georgia

98.34%

Native Born

1.66%

Foreign Born

0.82%

Non Citizen

0.84%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.34% of Burke County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 76.08% having been born in Georgia. 0.82% 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

  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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