Dooly County, Georgia Population 2020

Dooly County, Georgia's estimated population is 13,738 with a growth rate of 0.12% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dooly County, Georgia is the 113th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202013,738160.12%
201913,722160.12%
201813,706160.12%
201713,690-158-1.14%
201613,848-186-1.33%
201514,034-213-1.50%
201414,247-123-0.86%
201314,370-44-0.31%
201214,414-193-1.32%
201114,607-244-1.64%
201014,8514,95049.99%
19909,901-925-8.54%
198010,8264224.06%
197010,404-1,070-9.33%
196011,474-2,685-18.96%
195014,159-2,727-16.15%
194016,886-1,139-6.32%
193018,025-2,497-12.17%
192020,522-32-0.16%
191020,554-6,013-22.63%
190026,5678,42146.41%
189018,1465,72646.10%
188012,4202,63026.86%
18709,7908739.79%
18608,9175566.65%
18508,3613,93488.86%
18404,4272,292107.35%
18302,1350.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.12%
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State
Founded
May 15, 1821
County Seat

Dooly County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American6,82449.08%
White6,27745.14%
Some Other Race5383.87%
Two or More Races2431.75%
Asian150.11%
American Indian and Alaska Native80.06%

Dooly County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Dooly County, Georgia Median Age

43.7


Total

42.3


Male

46.6


Female

Dooly County, Georgia Adults

There are 11,371 adults, (2,557 of whom are seniors) in Dooly County, Georgia.

Dooly County, Georgia Age Dependency

57.8

Age Dependency Ratio

29

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Dooly County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

6,376

45.85%

Male

7,529

54.15%

Dooly County, Georgia Households and Families

Dooly County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Dooly County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.6%17.4%
Non Family70.4%29.6%
All69.8%30.2%
Female46.3%53.7%
Male39.3%60.7%

69.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,8612.5969.8
Married2,1323.0982.6
Non Family1,5761.1570.4
Female9853.6846.3
Male1683.3539.3

3.22

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Dooly County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9008.92%
9th to 12th Grade1,60615.92%
High School Graduate3,99539.61%
Some College1,86018.44%
Associates Degree5895.84%
Bachelors Degree7107.04%
Graduate Degree4274.23%

Dooly County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black4,8663,379291
White4,6663,852835
Hispanic4842931
Other Race302186
Multiple Races55532
Asian14
Native American888

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,115$31,064$20,625
Less Than High School$21,444$25,400$
High School Grad$25,422$26,940$12,628
Some College$30,392$34,156$23,750
Bachelors Degree$46,467$55,448$
Graduate Degree$49,000$$60,089

$27,115

Average Earnings

$31,064

Average Male

$20,625

Average Female

Dooly County, Georgia Language

Dooly County, Georgia Language by Age

Dooly County, Georgia Language

93.94% of Dooly County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 6.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.90% of the population.

Dooly County, Georgia Poverty

Dooly County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,0602,25337.18%
White5,43168612.63%
Hispanic89711813.15%
Multiple2243113.84%
Other526101.90%
Asian15213.33%

24.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.93%

Male Poverty Rate

29.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dooly County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dooly County, Georgia is Black, with 37.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dooly County, Georgia is Other, with 1.90% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.28%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.48%
High School23.97%
Some College6.60%
Bachelors or Greater3.48%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed59.42%
Male Unemployed43.85%
Female Employed18.26%
Male Employed4.43%

Dooly County, Georgia Income

Dooly County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,629$50,609
Families$48,691$56,327
Married Families$57,368-
Non Families$20,676$37,307

Dooly County, Georgia Marital Status

Dooly County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.2%

Male Marriage Rate

39.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Dooly County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Dooly 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 55-64.

Dooly County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Dooly County, Georgia Veterans

822

Number of Veterans

767

Male Veterans

55

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam287
First Gulf War172
Korea102
Second Gulf War66
World War II26
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74240
75+224
35 to 54188
55 to 64160
18 to 3410
Name Veterans % of Total
White5019.26%
Black3135.68%
Indian8100.00%
Hispanic71.10%

$Dooly County, Georgia Veterans by Education

3.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dooly County, Georgia Employment Status

49.1%

Labor Force Participation

43%

Employment Rate

12.5%

Unemployment Rate

Dooly 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

83.31%

Born in Georgia

96.01%

Native Born

3.99%

Foreign Born

2.51%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.01% of Dooly County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 83.31% having been born in Georgia. 2.51% 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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