Dougherty County, Georgia Population 2021

Dougherty County, Georgia's estimated population is 85,468 with a growth rate of -1.43% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dougherty County, Georgia is the 30th largest county inGeorgia. The 2010 Population was 94,513 and has seen a growth of -9.57% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202185,468-1,244-1.43%
202086,712-1,244-1.41%
201987,956-1,244-1.39%
201889,200-257-0.29%
201789,457-932-1.03%
201690,389-1,124-1.23%
201591,513-1,229-1.33%
201492,742-669-0.72%
201393,411-1,283-1.35%
201294,694-369-0.39%
201195,0635500.58%
201094,513-1,798-1.87%
199096,311-4,407-4.38%
1980100,71811,07912.36%
197089,63913,95918.44%
196075,68032,06373.51%
195043,61715,05252.69%
194028,5656,25928.06%
193022,3062,24311.18%
192020,0634,02825.12%
191016,0352,35617.22%
190013,6791,47312.07%
189012,206-416-3.30%
188012,6221,1059.59%
187011,5173,22238.84%
18608,2950.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.43% (-1,244)
County Website
State
Founded
1853
County Seat
2010 Population
94,513
Growth Since 2010
-9.57% (-9,045)
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Dougherty County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American62,41769.58%
White23,65526.37%
Two or More Races1,3431.50%
Some Other Race1,1801.32%
Asian8670.97%
American Indian and Alaska Native2050.23%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander360.04%
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Dougherty County, Georgia Population by Race

Dougherty County, Georgia Population Pyramid $2021

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Dougherty County, Georgia Median Age

35.6


Total

33.8


Male

37.7


Female

Dougherty County, Georgia Adults

There are 68,061 adults, (13,718 of whom are seniors) in Dougherty County, Georgia.

Dougherty County, Georgia Age Dependency

65.1

Age Dependency Ratio

25.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Dougherty County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

48,270

53.81%

Male

41,433

46.19%

Dougherty County, Georgia Population by Age

Dougherty County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dougherty County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female28.5%71.5%
Male37.5%62.5%
Non Family39.7%60.3%
All46%54%
Married69.2%30.8%

46.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dougherty County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All34,0872.5146
Non Family13,3771.239.7
Married10,5883.1369.2
Female8,4013.5528.5
Male1,7213.7337.5

3.23

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

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Dougherty County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,8244.91%
9th to 12th Grade6,75511.74%
High School Graduate17,37130.19%
Some College13,32123.15%
Associates Degree4,9638.63%
Bachelors Degree6,82911.87%
Graduate Degree5,4779.52%
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Dougherty County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dougherty County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black37,84831,0916,624
White17,42215,1005,051
Hispanic1,159708255
Asian555504219
Other Race544321164
2+ Races492442110
Native American18715741
Islander2626

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 39.46%.

Dougherty County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,060$33,889$28,695
Less Than 9th Grade$20,549$23,788$14,482
High School Graduate$26,601$31,253$22,345
Some College$28,948$34,394$26,280
Bachelors Degree$44,128$46,033$42,027
Graduate Degree$54,742$64,856$53,131

$31,060

Average Earnings

$33,889

Average Male

$28,695

Average Female

Dougherty County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dougherty County, Georgia Language by Age

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Dougherty County, Georgia Language

96.15% of Dougherty County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 3.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.40% of the population.

Dougherty County, Georgia Language

Dougherty County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black59,47019,52832.84%
White21,8663,36915.41%
Hispanic2,41778632.52%
Multiple1,31958844.58%
Other1,16050943.88%
Asian86016619.30%
Native1592113.21%
Islander361541.67%

28.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.50%

Male Poverty Rate

30.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dougherty County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dougherty County, Georgia is Multiple, with 44.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dougherty County, Georgia is Native, with 13.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.36%.

Dougherty County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.86%
High School26.84%
Some College17.49%
Bachelors or Greater7.59%

Dougherty County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed61.94%
Male Unemployed52.07%
Female Employed16.17%
Male Employed7.92%

Dougherty County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dougherty County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,584$54,662
Families$46,821$64,442
Married Families$71,500$92,249
Non Families$26,983$37,320
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Income by Household Type

Dougherty County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

32.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.1%

Male Marriage Rate

29.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Dougherty County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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Dougherty 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.

Dougherty County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

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Dougherty County, Georgia Marital Status

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5,766

Number of Veterans

5,151

Male Veterans

615

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,837
First Gulf War1,680
Second Gulf War884
Korea425
World War II82

Dougherty County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,875
55 to 641,244
65 to 741,230
75+1,085
18 to 34332

Dougherty County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black3,5157.64%
White2,15910.98%
Hispanic774.92%
Native American4923.90%
Other Race334.67%
2+ Races50.81%
Islander518.52%

Dougherty County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Dougherty County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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9.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dougherty County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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57.5%

Labor Force Participation

49.7%

Employment Rate

13.2%

Unemployment Rate

Dougherty County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Dougherty County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Dougherty 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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77.82%

Born in Dougherty County, Georgia

97.93%

Native Born

2.07%

Foreign Born

1.31%

Non Citizen

0.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.93% of Dougherty County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 77.82% having been born in Georgia. 1.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Dougherty 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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