Chattooga County, Georgia Population 2021

Chattooga County, Georgia's estimated population is 24,803 with a growth rate of 0.03% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Chattooga County, Georgia is the 77th largest county inGeorgia. The 2010 Population was 25,959 and has seen a growth of -4.45% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202124,80370.03%
202024,79670.03%
201924,78970.03%
201824,782360.15%
201724,746-90-0.36%
201624,836-69-0.28%
201524,905440.18%
201424,861-188-0.75%
201325,049-578-2.26%
201225,627-58-0.23%
201125,685-274-1.06%
201025,9593,71716.71%
199022,2423861.77%
198021,8561,3156.40%
197020,5415872.94%
196019,954-1,243-5.86%
195021,1972,66514.38%
194018,5323,12520.28%
193015,4071,0957.65%
192014,3127045.17%
191013,6086565.06%
190012,9521,75015.62%
189011,2021,18111.79%
188010,0213,11945.19%
18706,902-263-3.67%
18607,1653505.14%
18506,8153,37798.23%
18403,4380.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.03% (7)
State
Founded
1838
County Seat
2010 Population
25,959
Growth Since 2010
-4.45% (-1,156)
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Chattooga County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White21,27185.73%
Black or African American2,59310.45%
Some Other Race5302.14%
Two or More Races3411.37%
Asian420.17%
American Indian and Alaska Native350.14%
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Chattooga County, Georgia Population by Race

Chattooga County, Georgia Population Pyramid $2021

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Chattooga County, Georgia Median Age

39.4


Total

37.4


Male

42.3


Female

Chattooga County, Georgia Adults

There are 19,227 adults, (4,295 of whom are seniors) in Chattooga County, Georgia.

Chattooga County, Georgia Age Dependency

66.2

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Chattooga County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

11,954

48.18%

Male

12,858

51.82%

Chattooga County, Georgia Population by Age

Chattooga County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Chattooga County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female54.4%45.6%
Non Family58.5%41.5%
Male60.6%39.4%
All68.2%31.8%
Married79.6%20.4%

68.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Chattooga County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,2602.4968.2
Married4,4213.279.6
Non Family3,4071.1658.5
Female1,0033.254.4
Male4294.1760.6

3.09

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

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Chattooga County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,75110.24%
9th to 12th Grade2,72615.93%
High School Graduate6,86240.11%
Some College3,15718.45%
Associates Degree1,0836.33%
Bachelors Degree9045.28%
Graduate Degree6243.65%
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Chattooga County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chattooga County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White14,54211,3911,441
Black1,8971,06751
Hispanic5639416
Other Race21337
2+ Races1138936
Native American3513
Asian2112

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 78.76%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 31.86%.

Chattooga County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,280$35,523$28,229
Less Than 9th Grade$24,486$25,980$21,667
High School Graduate$31,131$35,965$23,019
Some College$31,674$42,044$28,800
Bachelors Degree$42,898$44,727$34,688
Graduate Degree$64,607$63,289$70,402

$31,280

Average Earnings

$35,523

Average Male

$28,229

Average Female

Chattooga County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chattooga County, Georgia Language by Age

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Chattooga County, Georgia Language

95.29% of Chattooga County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 4.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.84% of the population.

Chattooga County, Georgia Language

Chattooga County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White19,8363,36516.96%
Hispanic1,23161149.63%
Black1,28337228.99%
Other52425849.24%
Multiple3267723.62%

19.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.19%

Male Poverty Rate

19.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chattooga County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chattooga County, Georgia is Hispanic, with 49.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chattooga County, Georgia is White, with 16.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.07%.

Chattooga County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.71%
High School16.20%
Some College12.29%
Bachelors or Greater5.61%

Chattooga County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed64.75%
Male Unemployed37.79%
Male Employed8.22%
Female Employed7.49%

Chattooga County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chattooga County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,807$48,964
Families$46,266$59,415
Married Families$53,673-
Non Families$18,548$27,501
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Income by Household Type

Chattooga County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.6%

Male Marriage Rate

48.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Chattooga County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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Chattooga 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 35-44.

Chattooga County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

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Chattooga County, Georgia Marital Status

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1,352

Number of Veterans

1,206

Male Veterans

146

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam681
First Gulf War164
Second Gulf War125
Korea101
World War II48

Chattooga County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74481
75+387
55 to 64261
35 to 54163
18 to 3460

Chattooga County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2007.29%
Black1245.47%
Native American1337.14%
Asian1040.00%
Hispanic50.69%
2+ Races54.13%

Chattooga County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Chattooga County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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13.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chattooga County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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48.6%

Labor Force Participation

45.8%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Chattooga County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Chattooga County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Chattooga 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 Chattooga County, Georgia

97.15%

Native Born

2.85%

Foreign Born

2.59%

Non Citizen

0.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.15% of Chattooga County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 76.08% having been born in Georgia. 2.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Chattooga 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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