Colquitt County, Georgia Population 2021

Colquitt County, Georgia's estimated population is 45,890 with a growth rate of 0.32% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Colquitt County, Georgia is the 44th largest county in Georgia. The 2010 Population was 45,634 and has seen a growth of 0.56% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202145,8901450.32%
202045,7451450.32%
201945,6001450.32%
201845,455-25-0.05%
201745,480510.11%
201645,429-37-0.08%
201545,466-398-0.87%
201445,864-262-0.57%
201346,1261130.25%
201246,0132410.53%
201145,7721380.30%
201045,6348,98924.53%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
0.32%
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State
Founded
1856
County Seat
2010 Population
45,634
Growth Since 2010
0.56%
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Colquitt County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White29,02963.82%
Black or African American10,62223.35%
Some Other Race4,2329.30%
Two or More Races7271.60%
American Indian and Alaska Native4911.08%
Asian3800.84%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.01%
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Colquitt County, Georgia Population by Race

Colquitt County, Georgia Population Pyramid $2021

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Colquitt County, Georgia Median Age

36.8


Total

34.9


Male

38


Female

Colquitt County, Georgia Adults

There are 33,575 adults, (6,937 of whom are seniors) in Colquitt County, Georgia.

Colquitt County, Georgia Age Dependency

70.8

Age Dependency Ratio

26

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Colquitt County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

22,982

50.53%

Male

22,504

49.47%

Colquitt County, Georgia Population by Age

Colquitt County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Colquitt County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.8%19.2%
All63%37%
Non Family55.9%44.1%
Male42.5%57.5%
Female35.9%64.1%

63.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Colquitt County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,5052.8863
Married7,0483.3480.8
Non Family4,8421.3955.9
Female2,6833.7635.9
Male9324.6642.5

3.42

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

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Colquitt County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,5068.50%
9th to 12th Grade4,94116.76%
High School Graduate11,45638.85%
Some College4,97716.88%
Associates Degree1,8446.25%
Bachelors Degree1,9846.73%
Graduate Degree1,7806.04%
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Colquitt County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Colquitt County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White18,37215,5513,173
Black6,4414,614307
Hispanic4,2181,664221
Other Race2,13059990
Asian2597828
2+ Races24115124
Native American209606
Islander5

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 84.65%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.27%.

Colquitt County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,035$28,739$25,848
Less Than 9th Grade$20,302$22,508$15,873
High School Graduate$24,995$26,632$22,955
Some College$31,225$37,049$26,943
Bachelors Degree$52,652$55,260$51,875
Graduate Degree$54,005$71,298$45,875

$27,035

Average Earnings

$28,739

Average Male

$25,848

Average Female

Colquitt County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Colquitt County, Georgia Language by Age

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Colquitt County, Georgia Language

82.07% of Colquitt County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 17.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.84% of the population.

Colquitt County, Georgia Language

Colquitt County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,1554,27817.01%
Hispanic8,5863,38939.47%
Black10,2823,36732.75%
Other4,2201,87844.50%
Multiple57527648.00%
Asian3805614.74%
Native491122.44%

24.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.15%

Male Poverty Rate

27.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Colquitt County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Colquitt County, Georgia is Multiple, with 48.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Colquitt County, Georgia is Native, with 2.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.24%.

Colquitt County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.13%
High School18.43%
Some College15.94%
Bachelors or Greater8.34%

Colquitt County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed42.96%
Male Unemployed27.03%
Male Employed11.88%
Female Employed11.40%

Colquitt County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Colquitt County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,435$55,000
Families$44,109$62,908
Married Families$64,408-
Non Families$22,725$32,430
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Income by Household Type

Colquitt County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.0%

Male Marriage Rate

43.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Colquitt County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Colquitt County, Georgia Marital Status

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2,431

Number of Veterans

2,238

Male Veterans

193

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,012
First Gulf War537
Second Gulf War413
Korea190
World War II82

Colquitt County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74606
55 to 64581
35 to 54566
75+549
18 to 34129

Colquitt County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,8998.41%
Black4966.63%
Hispanic901.67%
2+ Races3110.37%
Islander5100.00%

Colquitt County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Colquitt County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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7.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Colquitt County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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58.2%

Labor Force Participation

53.6%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

Colquitt County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Colquitt County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Colquitt 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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71.30%

Born in Colquitt County, Georgia

90.08%

Native Born

9.92%

Foreign Born

7.76%

Non Citizen

2.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.08% of Colquitt County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 71.30% having been born in Georgia. 7.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Colquitt 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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