Chattooga County, Georgia Population 2020

Chattooga County, Georgia's estimated population is 24,938 with a growth rate of 0.30% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Chattooga County, Georgia is the 76th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202024,938740.30%
201924,864740.30%
201824,790740.30%
201724,716-110-0.44%
201624,826-69-0.28%
201524,895380.15%
201424,857-183-0.73%
201325,040-576-2.25%
201225,616-59-0.23%
201125,675-277-1.07%
201025,9523,71016.68%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
0.30%
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Founded
1838
County Seat

Chattooga County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White21,40786.26%
Black or African American2,50710.10%
Some Other Race4041.63%
Two or More Races3401.37%
Asian1300.52%
American Indian and Alaska Native290.12%

Chattooga County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Chattooga County, Georgia Median Age

39.5


Total

37.1


Male

42.6


Female

Chattooga County, Georgia Adults

There are 19,203 adults, (4,201 of whom are seniors) in Chattooga County, Georgia.

Chattooga County, Georgia Age Dependency

65.4

Age Dependency Ratio

28

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Chattooga County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

11,952

48.16%

Male

12,865

51.84%

Chattooga County, Georgia Households and Families

Chattooga County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Chattooga County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.1%20.9%
All66.8%33.2%
Non Family58.8%41.2%
Male55.4%44.6%
Female47.1%52.9%

66.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,0982.5466.8
Married4,3203.2379.1
Non Family3,2061.1658.8
Female1,1153.2247.1
Male4574.0155.4

3.12

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Chattooga County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,82410.68%
9th to 12th Grade2,77416.24%
High School Graduate6,61438.73%
Some College3,12118.27%
Associates Degree1,0706.27%
Bachelors Degree9775.72%
Graduate Degree6984.09%

Chattooga County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,54811,2261,512
Black1,8641,05387
Hispanic4859244
Other Race1614026
Multiple Races11410238
Asian743512
Native American298

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 89.47%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 33.33%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,492$34,434$27,282
Less Than High School$28,074$29,503$22,051
High School Grad$29,713$33,792$22,336
Some College$28,930$38,150$26,558
Bachelors Degree$41,331$42,025$38,077
Graduate Degree$62,448$64,808$61,667

$30,492

Average Earnings

$34,434

Average Male

$27,282

Average Female

Chattooga County, Georgia Language

Chattooga County, Georgia Language by Age

Chattooga County, Georgia Language

95.08% of Chattooga County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 4.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.13% of the population.

Chattooga County, Georgia Poverty

Chattooga County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White19,7663,63918.41%
Hispanic1,20139933.22%
Black1,31339229.86%
Other39614235.86%
Multiple3407321.47%
Asian1303023.08%

19.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.39%

Male Poverty Rate

20.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chattooga County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chattooga County, Georgia is Other, with 35.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chattooga County, Georgia is White, with 18.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.47%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.54%
High School17.82%
Some College11.01%
Bachelors or Greater6.91%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed49.45%
Male Unemployed44.91%
Female Employed6.43%
Male Employed6.06%

Chattooga County, Georgia Income

Chattooga County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,107$48,248
Families$46,127$57,894
Married Families$52,138-
Non Families$17,409$27,017

Chattooga County, Georgia Marital Status

Chattooga County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.7%

Male Marriage Rate

48.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Chattooga County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

Chattooga County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Chattooga County, Georgia Veterans

1,408

Number of Veterans

1,222

Male Veterans

186

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam651
First Gulf War126
Second Gulf War114
Korea92
World War II68
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74463
75+411
55 to 64269
35 to 54196
18 to 3469
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2637.63%
Black1034.76%
Asian1920.43%
2 or More1512.40%
Indian827.59%

$Chattooga County, Georgia Veterans by Education

12.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chattooga County, Georgia Employment Status

49%

Labor Force Participation

45%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Chattooga County, Georgia Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

75.46%

Born in Georgia

97.28%

Native Born

2.72%

Foreign Born

2.13%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.28% of Chattooga County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 75.46% having been born in Georgia. 2.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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