Chatham County, Georgia Population 2022

Chatham County, Georgia's estimated population is 290,222 with a growth rate of 0.09% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Chatham County, Georgia is the 7th largest county in Georgia. The 2010 Population was 265,799 and has seen a growth of 9.19% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
179010,7690.00%
180012,9462,17720.22%
181013,5405944.59%
182014,7371,1978.84%
183014,127-610-4.14%
184018,8014,67433.09%
185023,9015,10027.13%
186031,0437,14229.88%
187041,27910,23632.97%
188045,0233,7449.07%
189057,74012,71728.25%
190071,23913,49923.38%
191079,6908,45111.86%
1920100,03220,34225.53%
1930105,4315,3995.40%
1940117,97012,53911.89%
1950151,48133,51128.41%
1960188,29936,81824.31%
1970187,767-532-0.28%
1980202,22614,4597.70%
1990216,93514,7097.27%
2010265,79948,86422.52%
2011271,6235,8242.19%
2012276,1644,5411.67%
2013277,6501,4860.54%
2014282,2014,5511.64%
2015285,9593,7581.33%
2016288,6152,6560.93%
2017289,3096940.24%
2018289,166-143-0.05%
2019289,4302640.09%
2020289,6942640.09%
2021289,9582640.09%
2022290,2222640.09%
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Chatham County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White148,80351.37%
Black or African American116,65840.28%
American Indian and Alaska Native7270.25%
Asian7,9732.75%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4440.15%
Some Other Race5,5581.92%
Two or More Races9,4863.27%
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Chatham County, Georgia Population by Race

Chatham County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2022

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Chatham County, Georgia Median Age

35.9


Total

34.5


Male

37.5


Female

Chatham County, Georgia Adults

There are 228,103 adults, (44,673 of whom are seniors) in Chatham County, Georgia.

Chatham County, Georgia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Chatham County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

150,325

51.90%

Male

139,324

48.10%

Chatham County, Georgia Population by Age

Chatham County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Chatham County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.1%25.9%
All55.6%44.4%
Male48.5%51.5%
Non Family44.5%55.5%
Female37.8%62.2%

55.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Chatham County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All109,8682.5355.6
Married44,5253.0874.1
Male4,5613.4648.5
Female17,8613.7237.8
Non Family42,9211.3644.5

3.18

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

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Chatham County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,7262.92%
9th to 12th Grade13,7286.99%
High School Graduate47,32024.10%
Some College46,90323.89%
Associates Degree15,2147.75%
Bachelors Degree40,79220.77%
Graduate Degree26,68413.59%
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Chatham County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chatham County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian5,8424,8102,965
White104,17198,40346,715
2+ Races3,9163,6631,381
Native American535378137
Hispanic10,4288,3862,661
Black72,31462,53613,916
Other Race3,6062,218557
Islander30326321

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.46%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.75%.

Chatham County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,878$42,012$33,024
Less Than 9th Grade$21,822$24,484$16,938
High School Graduate$29,314$31,783$25,712
Some College$32,993$42,188$28,987
Bachelors Degree$46,744$54,781$41,349
Graduate Degree$60,684$76,421$54,025

$36,878

Average Earnings

$42,012

Average Male

$33,024

Average Female

Chatham County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chatham County, Georgia Language by Age

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Chatham County, Georgia Language

89.21% of Chatham County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 10.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.76% of the population.

Chatham County, Georgia Language

Chatham County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian7,6681,57920.59%
Black111,13122,80020.52%
Hispanic17,9623,12417.39%
Multiple9,0891,34814.83%
Native6739514.12%
White132,99911,1658.39%
Other787NaN%

14.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.70%

Male Poverty Rate

15.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chatham County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chatham County, Georgia is Asian, with 20.59% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.68%.

Chatham County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.47%
High School13.54%
Some College11.37%
Bachelors or Greater5.30%

Chatham County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.52%
Male Unemployed22.01%
Female Employed8.69%
Female Unemployed37.02%

Chatham County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chatham County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,739$82,657
Families$71,822$97,065
Married Families$93,636$120,432
Non Families$41,765$57,375
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Income by Household Type

Chatham County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.3%

Male Marriage Rate

38.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Chatham County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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Chatham 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 55-64.

Chatham County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

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Chatham County, Georgia Marital Status

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22,884

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War6,550
First Gulf War6,818
Vietnam7,003
Korea1,121
World War II565

Chatham County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 342,580
35 to 546,636
55 to 644,768
65 to 744,930
75+3,970

Chatham County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White13,53811.16%
Black8,3899.74%
Native American365.90%
Asian3965.77%
Other Race1794.25%
2+ Races3466.43%
Hispanic9287.39%

Chatham County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Chatham County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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5.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chatham County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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65.1%

Labor Force Participation

59%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Chatham County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Chatham County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Chatham 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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55.00%

Born in Chatham County, Georgia

93.28%

Native Born

6.72%

Foreign Born

3.50%

Non Citizen

3.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.28% of Chatham County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 55.00% having been born in Georgia. 3.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Chatham 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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