Colquitt County, Georgia Population 2020

Colquitt County, Georgia's estimated population is 45,690 with a growth rate of 0.11% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Colquitt County, Georgia is the 44th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202045,690490.11%
201945,641490.11%
201845,592490.11%
201745,543510.11%
201645,492-17-0.04%
201545,509-384-0.84%
201445,893-257-0.56%
201346,1501170.25%
201246,0332510.55%
201145,7821440.32%
201045,6388,99324.54%
199036,6451,2693.59%
198035,3763,1769.86%
197032,200-1,848-5.43%
196034,048490.14%
195033,9999872.99%
194033,0122,3907.80%
193030,6221,2904.40%
192029,3329,54348.22%
191019,7896,15345.12%
190013,6368,842184.44%
18904,7942,26789.71%
18802,52787352.78%
18701,65433825.68%
18601,3160.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.11%
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Founded
1856
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Colquitt County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White29,39764.46%
Black or African American10,49123.00%
Some Other Race4,2279.27%
Two or More Races8511.87%
Asian3850.84%
American Indian and Alaska Native2460.54%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander90.02%

Colquitt County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Colquitt County, Georgia Median Age

36.4


Total

34.7


Male

37.8


Female

Colquitt County, Georgia Adults

There are 33,551 adults, (6,704 of whom are seniors) in Colquitt County, Georgia.

Colquitt County, Georgia Age Dependency

69.9

Age Dependency Ratio

25

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Colquitt County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

23,052

50.55%

Male

22,554

49.45%

Colquitt County, Georgia Households and Families

Colquitt County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Colquitt County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.3%21.7%
All61.2%38.8%
Non Family51.9%48.1%
Male42.6%57.4%
Female37.7%62.3%

61.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,3742.9261.2
Married7,1663.3978.3
Non Family4,6721.3551.9
Female2,5863.9537.7
Male9504.2242.6

3.47

Average Family Size

2.92

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Colquitt County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,5988.83%
9th to 12th Grade5,10617.34%
High School Graduate11,59339.38%
Some College4,70715.99%
Associates Degree1,7696.01%
Bachelors Degree1,9856.74%
Graduate Degree1,6815.71%

Colquitt County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White18,47915,4703,085
Black6,2634,258327
Hispanic4,1511,755188
Other Race2,07270462
Multiple Races35716724
Asian25810733
Native American153643
Islander9

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 83.72%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.69%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,585$26,230$24,723
Less Than High School$17,410$18,858$14,234
High School Grad$24,366$26,585$21,420
Some College$26,938$30,777$25,745
Bachelors Degree$50,287$52,105$44,750
Graduate Degree$55,486$100,150$49,063

$25,585

Average Earnings

$26,230

Average Male

$24,723

Average Female

Colquitt County, Georgia Language

Colquitt County, Georgia Language by Age

Colquitt County, Georgia Language

82.48% of Colquitt County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 17.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.47% of the population.

Colquitt County, Georgia Poverty

Colquitt County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black10,1724,30542.32%
White25,3813,72914.69%
Hispanic8,4873,15837.21%
Other4,2111,48435.24%
Multiple77038850.39%
Asian3855012.99%
Native246104.07%

25.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.29%

Male Poverty Rate

27.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Colquitt County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Colquitt County, Georgia is Multiple, with 50.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Colquitt County, Georgia is Native, with 4.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.55%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.45%
High School17.50%
Some College14.97%
Bachelors or Greater5.84%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.52%
Male Unemployed24.22%
Male Employed13.92%
Female Employed12.69%

Colquitt County, Georgia Income

Colquitt County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,472$52,112
Families$42,818$59,051
Married Families$56,802-
Non Families$21,806$30,738

Colquitt County, Georgia Marital Status

Colquitt County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.6%

Male Marriage Rate

43.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Colquitt County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Colquitt 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.

Colquitt County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Colquitt County, Georgia Veterans

2,268

Number of Veterans

2,103

Male Veterans

165

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam970
Second Gulf War377
First Gulf War373
Korea207
World War II119
Age Group Veterans
75+551
65 to 74536
55 to 64503
35 to 54493
18 to 34185
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,7987.92%
Black4355.94%
Hispanic551.03%
2 or More266.18%
Hawaiian9100.00%

$Colquitt County, Georgia Veterans by Education

7.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Colquitt County, Georgia Employment Status

57.9%

Labor Force Participation

53.9%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Colquitt 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

71.42%

Born in Georgia

89.52%

Native Born

10.48%

Foreign Born

8.48%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

89.52% of Colquitt County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 71.42% having been born in Georgia. 8.48% 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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