Cook County, Georgia Population 2020

Cook County, Georgia's estimated population is 17,026 with a growth rate of -0.40% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cook County, Georgia is the 102nd largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202017,026-68-0.40%
201917,094-68-0.40%
201817,162-68-0.39%
201717,230710.41%
201617,159900.53%
201517,069-229-1.32%
201417,2982471.45%
201317,0511490.88%
201216,902-129-0.76%
201117,031-156-0.91%
201017,1873,73127.73%
199013,456-34-0.25%
198013,4901,36111.22%
197012,1293072.60%
196011,822-379-3.11%
195012,2012822.37%
194011,9196085.38%
193011,3111311.17%
192011,1800.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.40%
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Founded
1918
County Seat

Cook County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,86169.02%
Black or African American4,72327.48%
Some Other Race2251.31%
Two or More Races2211.29%
Asian1090.63%
American Indian and Alaska Native450.26%

Cook County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Cook County, Georgia Median Age

37.4


Total

36.3


Male

38.6


Female

Cook County, Georgia Adults

There are 12,739 adults, (2,665 of whom are seniors) in Cook County, Georgia.

Cook County, Georgia Age Dependency

70.6

Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Cook County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

8,836

51.42%

Male

8,348

48.58%

Cook County, Georgia Households and Families

Cook County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Cook County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.1%18.9%
All67.2%32.8%
Male63%37%
Non Family56.3%43.7%
Female43.9%56.1%

67.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,2332.7367.2
Married3,1263.1281.1
Non Family1,8471.2756.3
Female9363.9543.9
Male3243.7663

3.26

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cook County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7236.42%
9th to 12th Grade1,53813.65%
High School Graduate3,87934.42%
Some College2,24719.94%
Associates Degree1,13010.03%
Bachelors Degree1,0929.69%
Graduate Degree6605.86%

Cook County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,7536,2851,302
Black2,8292,278359
Hispanic47925456
Other Race1365720
Multiple Races11410115
Asian797925
Native American36298

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 31.65%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,974$36,098$26,323
Less Than High School$23,438$28,227$13,750
High School Grad$27,416$32,606$21,622
Some College$29,595$36,733$27,198
Bachelors Degree$40,634$53,456$30,541
Graduate Degree$53,917$70,268$48,241

$29,974

Average Earnings

$36,098

Average Male

$26,323

Average Female

Cook County, Georgia Language

Cook County, Georgia Language by Age

Cook County, Georgia Language

95.28% of Cook County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 4.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.46% of the population.

Cook County, Georgia Poverty

Cook County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,0102,12019.26%
Black4,6771,61634.55%
Hispanic97327227.95%
Other2258537.78%
Asian1093330.28%
Multiple2212611.76%
Native451635.56%

24.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.40%

Male Poverty Rate

26.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cook County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cook County, Georgia is Other, with 37.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cook County, Georgia is Multiple, with 11.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.31%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.98%
High School20.38%
Some College14.46%
Bachelors or Greater8.65%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed61.90%
Male Unemployed44.34%
Female Employed8.55%
Male Employed8.49%

Cook County, Georgia Income

Cook County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,408$51,421
Families$46,211$59,053
Married Families$58,176-
Non Families$18,857$29,562

Cook County, Georgia Marital Status

Cook County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

48.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Cook County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Cook 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.

Cook County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Cook County, Georgia Veterans

999

Number of Veterans

923

Male Veterans

76

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam333
First Gulf War254
Second Gulf War98
Korea79
World War II6
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74272
35 to 54254
55 to 64226
75+224
18 to 3423
Name Veterans % of Total
White7208.02%
Black1935.76%
2 or More3426.56%
Asian3443.04%
Hispanic193.23%
Indian1840.00%

$Cook County, Georgia Veterans by Education

8.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cook County, Georgia Employment Status

56.2%

Labor Force Participation

53.3%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Cook 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

77.28%

Born in Georgia

97.41%

Native Born

2.59%

Foreign Born

1.86%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.41% of Cook County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 77.28% having been born in Georgia. 1.86% 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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