Dawson County, Georgia Population 2024

33,464

Dawson County, Georgia's estimated 2024 population is 33,464 with a growth rate of 5.23% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dawson County, Georgia is the 58th largest county in Georgia. The 2010 population was 22,325 and has seen a growth of 49.89% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202941,7791,6634.15%
202840,1161,6634.32%
202738,4531,6634.52%
202636,7901,6634.73%
202535,1271,6634.97%
202433,4641,6635.23%
202331,8011,6635.52%
202230,1381,6635.84%
202128,4751,4195.24%
202027,0569653.7%
201926,0919853.92%
201825,1066962.85%
201724,4107463.15%
201623,6642931.25%
201523,3713471.51%
201423,0242941.29%
201322,7302190.97%
201222,5111770.79%
201122,33490.04%
201022,325
19909,4294,65597.51%
19804,7741,13531.19%
19703,639491.36%
19603,590-122-3.29%
19503,712-767-17.12%
19404,47997727.9%
19303,502-702-16.7%
19204,204-482-10.29%
19104,686-756-13.89%
19005,442-170-3.03%
18905,612-225-3.85%
18805,8371,46833.6%
18704,36951313.3%
18603,856-37,923-90.77%
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2024 Growth Rate
5.23% (1,663)
County Website
Dawson County
State
Georgia
County Seat
2010 Population
22,325
Area
211 mi²
Density
159 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
49.89% (11,139)
Founded
1857

Dawson County, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White24,95691.23%
Two or more races1,4695.37%
Black or African American3571.31%
Other race3341.22%
Asian2120.77%
Native American270.1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Dawson County, Georgia Population by Race

Dawson County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2024

Dawson County, Georgia Median Age

43.9

Total

43.1

Male

45.3

Female

Dawson County, Georgia Adults

There are 21,902 adults, (5,400 of whom are seniors) in Dawson County, Georgia.

Dawson County, Georgia Age Dependency

65.8

Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33

Child Dependency Ratio

Dawson County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female13,33248.74%
Male14,02351.26%

Dawson County, Georgia Population by Age

Dawson County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All10,3432.6380.219.8
Married6,0433.0590.79.3
Non Family2,9181.2762.737.3
Female1,0433.8267.332.7
Male3393.2282.917.1
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3.08

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

80.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dawson 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

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

Dawson 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 black people with a rate of 89.9%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 46.97%.

Dawson County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$51,505

Average Earnings

$65,050

Average Male

$42,645

Average Female

Dawson County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dawson County, Georgia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Dawson County, Georgia Language

94.11% of Dawson County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 5.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.36% of the population.

Dawson County, Georgia Language

Dawson County, Georgia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White24,2752,48110.22%
Asian2126028.3%
Multiple1,460523.56%
Other328309.15%
Hispanic1,592301.88%
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9.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.01%

Male Poverty Rate

10.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dawson County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dawson County, Georgia is Asian, with 28.3% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dawson County, Georgia is Hispanic, with 1.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.16%.

Dawson County, Georgia Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.96%
High School11.31%
Some College6.88%
Bachelors or Greater2.97%
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Dawson County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed17.38%
Male Unemployed16.72%
Female Employed3.39%
Male Employed3.04%
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Dawson County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dawson County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dawson County, Georgia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.6%

Male Marriage Rate

56.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Dawson County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Dawson 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.

Dawson County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dawson County, Georgia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,587

Number of Veterans

1,451

Male Veterans

136

Female Veterans

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Dawson County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Dawson County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Dawson County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Dawson County, Georgia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.6%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dawson County, Georgia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.3%

Labor Force Participation

60%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Dawson County, Georgia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Dawson County, Georgia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Dawson 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

58.66%

Born in Dawson County, Georgia

95.81%

Native Born

4.19%

Foreign Born

1.44%

Non Citizen

2.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.81% of Dawson County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 58.66% having been born in Georgia. 1.44% 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

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