Decatur County, Georgia Population 2022

Decatur County, Georgia's estimated population is 25,897 with a growth rate of -0.65% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Decatur County, Georgia is the 69th largest county in Georgia. The 2010 Population was 27,817 and has seen a growth of -6.90% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18303,8540.00%
18405,8722,01852.36%
18508,2622,39040.70%
186011,9223,66044.30%
187015,1833,26127.35%
188019,0723,88925.61%
189019,9498774.60%
190029,4549,50547.65%
191029,045-409-1.39%
192031,7852,7409.43%
193023,622-8,163-25.68%
194022,234-1,388-5.88%
195023,6201,3866.23%
196025,2031,5836.70%
197022,310-2,893-11.48%
198025,4953,18514.28%
199025,511160.06%
201027,8172,3069.04%
201127,651-166-0.60%
201227,442-209-0.76%
201327,391-51-0.19%
201427,167-224-0.82%
201527,049-118-0.43%
201626,679-370-1.37%
201726,706270.10%
201826,573-133-0.50%
201926,404-169-0.64%
202026,235-169-0.64%
202126,066-169-0.64%
202225,897-169-0.65%
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Decatur County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,87152.16%
Black or African American11,09441.71%
American Indian and Alaska Native380.14%
Asian1790.67%
Some Other Race1,0824.07%
Two or More Races3311.24%
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Decatur County, Georgia Population by Race

Decatur County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2022

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Decatur County, Georgia Median Age

38


Total

36.5


Male

39.7


Female

Decatur County, Georgia Adults

There are 20,147 adults, (4,332 of whom are seniors) in Decatur County, Georgia.

Decatur County, Georgia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Decatur County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

13,804

51.90%

Male

12,791

48.10%

Decatur County, Georgia Population by Age

Decatur County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Decatur County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.9%22.1%
All61.3%38.7%
Male54.1%45.9%
Non Family50.8%49.2%
Female41.9%58.1%

61.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Decatur County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,6842.6261.3
Married4,2553.1377.9
Male6213.5154.1
Female1,8343.5441.9
Non Family2,9741.1650.8

3.18

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

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Decatur County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2817.23%
9th to 12th Grade1,7559.90%
High School Graduate6,47636.53%
Some College3,75121.16%
Associates Degree1,97611.15%
Bachelors Degree1,4668.27%
Graduate Degree1,0235.77%
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Decatur County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Decatur County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American383838
Asian167167135
White9,6588,6621,855
Black6,9545,244448
2+ Races84742
Hispanic83650611
Other Race509334

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Decatur County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,285$36,437$29,392
Less Than 9th Grade$23,349$23,973$22,650
High School Graduate$30,215$33,750$21,556
Some College$34,615$40,132$27,576
Bachelors Degree$44,590$51,515$39,667
Graduate Degree$61,770$60,804$61,950

$33,285

Average Earnings

$36,437

Average Male

$29,392

Average Female

Decatur County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Decatur County, Georgia Language by Age

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Decatur County, Georgia Language

96.46% of Decatur County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 3.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.68% of the population.

Decatur County, Georgia Language

Decatur County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple31222973.40%
Hispanic1,59583352.23%
Black10,4633,39932.49%
White12,7311,78614.03%
Other228NaN%

23.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.42%

Male Poverty Rate

26.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Decatur County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Decatur County, Georgia is Multiple, with 73.40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Decatur 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 7.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.46%.

Decatur County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.86%
High School20.43%
Some College18.90%
Bachelors or Greater5.51%

Decatur County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.04%
Male Unemployed15.47%
Female Employed13.00%
Female Unemployed89.22%

Decatur County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Decatur County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,567$55,861
Families$50,658$66,826
Married Families$72,260-
Non Families$20,984$28,230
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Income by Household Type

Decatur County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.9%

Male Marriage Rate

42.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Decatur County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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Decatur 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 55-64.

Decatur County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

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Decatur County, Georgia Marital Status

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1,309

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War309
First Gulf War287
Vietnam385
Korea222
World War II32

Decatur County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34133
35 to 54306
55 to 64214
65 to 74267
75+389

Decatur County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8327.61%
Black4775.99%
Hispanic50.51%

Decatur County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Decatur County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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8.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Decatur County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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54.3%

Labor Force Participation

50.1%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Decatur County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Decatur County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Decatur 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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72.80%

Born in Decatur County, Georgia

96.85%

Native Born

3.15%

Foreign Born

2.18%

Non Citizen

0.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.85% of Decatur County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 72.80% having been born in Georgia. 2.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Decatur 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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