Dawson County, Georgia Population 2022

Dawson County, Georgia's estimated population is 29,051 with a growth rate of 3.49% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dawson County, Georgia is the 73rd largest county in Georgia. The 2010 Population was 22,328 and has seen a growth of 30.11% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18603,8560.00%
18704,36951313.30%
18805,8371,46833.60%
18905,612-225-3.85%
19005,442-170-3.03%
19104,686-756-13.89%
19204,204-482-10.29%
19303,502-702-16.70%
19404,47997727.90%
19503,712-767-17.12%
19603,590-122-3.29%
19703,639491.36%
19804,7741,13531.19%
19909,4294,65597.51%
201022,32812,899136.80%
201122,340120.05%
201222,5131730.77%
201322,7322190.97%
201423,0222901.28%
201523,3693471.51%
201623,6682991.28%
201724,4067383.12%
201825,1277212.95%
201926,1089813.90%
202027,0899813.76%
202128,0709813.62%
202229,0519813.49%
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Dawson County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White23,93794.70%
Black or African American1870.74%
American Indian and Alaska Native260.10%
Asian1790.71%
Some Other Race980.39%
Two or More Races8503.36%
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Dawson County, Georgia Population by Race

Dawson County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2022

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Dawson County, Georgia Median Age

43.8


Total

43.2


Male

45.3


Female

Dawson County, Georgia Adults

There are 20,233 adults, (5,033 of whom are seniors) in Dawson County, Georgia.

Dawson County, Georgia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Dawson County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

12,501

49.46%

Male

12,776

50.54%

Dawson County, Georgia Population by Age

Dawson County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dawson County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.5%10.5%
All81.5%18.5%
Male80.4%19.6%
Non Family68.3%31.7%
Female67.3%32.7%

81.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dawson County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,5212.6481.5
Married5,7873.0589.5
Male2964.2880.4
Female9323.467.3
Non Family2,5061.2168.3

3.05

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

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Dawson County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5152.86%
9th to 12th Grade1,5828.80%
High School Graduate4,73926.35%
Some College3,94821.95%
Associates Degree1,1506.39%
Bachelors Degree3,94421.93%
Graduate Degree2,10811.72%
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Dawson County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dawson County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black1178655
2+ Races442361203
White16,80614,9725,622
Hispanic557428150
Asian1347135
Other Race545413
Native American26

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 47.01%.

Dawson County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,944$52,895$37,065
Less Than 9th Grade$30,310$26,420$31,167
High School Graduate$37,248$45,000$31,992
Some College$36,884$49,570$26,387
Bachelors Degree$54,182$84,030$46,737
Graduate Degree$58,131$65,870$53,906

$44,944

Average Earnings

$52,895

Average Male

$37,065

Average Female

Dawson County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dawson County, Georgia Language by Age

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Dawson County, Georgia Language

94.77% of Dawson County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 5.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.78% of the population.

Dawson County, Georgia Language

Dawson County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian1798145.25%
Black1113632.43%
White22,8822,2689.91%
OtherNaN%

9.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.48%

Male Poverty Rate

9.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dawson County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dawson County, Georgia is Asian, with 45.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dawson County, Georgia is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.22%.

Dawson County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.90%
High School8.37%
Some College7.57%
Bachelors or Greater0.76%

Dawson County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.98%
Male Unemployed13.93%
Female Employed3.86%
Female Unemployed22.04%

Dawson County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dawson County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$72,260$94,020
Families$86,206$106,561
Married Families$102,404-
Non Families$41,240$53,569
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Income by Household Type

Dawson County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.5%

Male Marriage Rate

58.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Dawson County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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Dawson County, Georgia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Dawson County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

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Dawson County, Georgia Marital Status

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1,263

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War151
First Gulf War209
Vietnam329
Korea120
World War II62

Dawson County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34125
35 to 54217
55 to 64215
65 to 74304
75+402

Dawson County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2566.59%
Black74.29%
Hispanic50.65%

Dawson County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Dawson County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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6.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dawson County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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64.3%

Labor Force Participation

60.8%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Dawson County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Dawson County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Dawson 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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59.05%

Born in Dawson County, Georgia

96.50%

Native Born

3.50%

Foreign Born

0.89%

Non Citizen

2.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.50% of Dawson County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 59.05% having been born in Georgia. 0.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Dawson 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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