Colquitt County, Georgia Population 2024

45,772

Colquitt County, Georgia's estimated 2024 population is 45,772 with a growth rate of 0.01% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Colquitt County, Georgia is the 45th largest county in Georgia. The 2010 population was 45,638 and has seen a growth of 0.29% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202945,79750.01%
202845,79250.01%
202745,78750.01%
202645,78250.01%
202545,77750.01%
202445,77250.01%
202345,76750.01%
202245,76250.01%
202145,757-143-0.31%
202045,9003310.73%
201945,5691020.22%
201845,467-34-0.07%
201745,501300.07%
201645,471-15-0.03%
201545,486-394-0.86%
201445,880-259-0.56%
201346,1391100.24%
201246,0292510.55%
201145,7781400.31%
201045,638
199036,6451,2693.59%
198035,3763,1769.86%
197032,200-1,848-5.43%
196034,048490.14%
195033,9999872.99%
194033,0122,3907.8%
193030,6221,2904.4%
192029,3329,54348.22%
191019,7896,15345.12%
190013,6368,842184.44%
18904,7942,26789.71%
18802,52787352.78%
18701,65433825.68%
18601,316-44,481-97.13%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.01% (5)
County Website
Colquitt County
State
Georgia
County Seat
2010 Population
45,638
Area
547 mi²
Density
84 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
0.29% (134)
Founded
1856

Colquitt County, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White27,86660.83%
Black or African American10,42322.75%
Other race4,5469.92%
Two or more races2,0034.37%
Native American5971.3%
Asian3780.83%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Colquitt County, Georgia Population by Race

Colquitt County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2024

Colquitt County, Georgia Median Age

37.1

Total

35.2

Male

38.5

Female

Colquitt County, Georgia Adults

There are 33,993 adults, (7,022 of whom are seniors) in Colquitt County, Georgia.

Colquitt County, Georgia Age Dependency

69.9

Age Dependency Ratio

26

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Colquitt County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female22,84449.86%
Male22,96950.14%

Colquitt County, Georgia Population by Age

Colquitt County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All16,5392.7164.835.2
Married6,7053.248416
Non Family5,5711.3255.244.8
Female2,9293.642.857.2
Male1,3343.8956.343.7
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3.3

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

64.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Colquitt County, Georgia Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Colquitt County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Colquitt County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 86.09%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.33%.

Colquitt County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,220

Average Earnings

$40,346

Average Male

$32,839

Average Female

Colquitt County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Colquitt County, Georgia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Colquitt County, Georgia Language

82.22% of Colquitt County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 17.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.83% of the population.

Colquitt County, Georgia Language

Colquitt County, Georgia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black10,1934,06439.87%
Hispanic9,2013,63139.46%
White24,6293,12312.68%
Other4,5402,51155.31%
Multiple1,98956428.36%
Asian37814037.04%
Native5979215.41%
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24.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.97%

Male Poverty Rate

24.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Colquitt County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Colquitt County, Georgia is Other, with 55.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Colquitt County, Georgia is White, with 12.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.1%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.85%.

Colquitt County, Georgia Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.32%
High School20.77%
Some College14.17%
Bachelors or Greater8.25%
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Colquitt County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed40.38%
Male Unemployed36.1%
Male Employed10.07%
Female Employed9.14%
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Colquitt County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Colquitt County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Colquitt County, Georgia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.8%

Male Marriage Rate

40.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Colquitt County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Colquitt County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Colquitt County, Georgia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,259

Number of Veterans

2,032

Male Veterans

227

Female Veterans

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Colquitt County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Colquitt County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Colquitt County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Colquitt County, Georgia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Colquitt County, Georgia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.2%

Labor Force Participation

54.6%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Colquitt County, Georgia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Colquitt County, Georgia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Colquitt County, Georgia Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

72.01%

Born in Colquitt County, Georgia

88.97%

Native Born

11.03%

Foreign Born

8.54%

Non Citizen

2.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.97% of Colquitt County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 72.01% having been born in Georgia. 8.54% 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

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