Dougherty County, Georgia Population 2024

84,364

Dougherty County, Georgia's estimated 2024 population is 84,364 with a growth rate of 0.84% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dougherty County, Georgia is the 33rd largest county in Georgia. The 2010 population was 94,521 and has seen a growth of -10.75% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202987,8596990.8%
202887,1606990.81%
202786,4616990.82%
202685,7626990.82%
202585,0636990.83%
202484,3646990.84%
202383,6656990.84%
202282,9666990.85%
202182,267-2,886-3.39%
202085,153-2,701-3.07%
201987,854-1,393-1.56%
201889,247-290-0.32%
201789,537-828-0.92%
201690,365-1,191-1.3%
201591,556-1,219-1.31%
201492,775-666-0.71%
201393,441-1,275-1.35%
201294,716-364-0.38%
201195,0805590.59%
201094,521
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%
189012,206-416-3.3%
188012,6221,1059.59%
187011,5173,22238.84%
18608,295-79,564-90.56%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.84% (699)
County Website
Dougherty County
State
Georgia
County Seat
2020 Population
85,153
Area
329 mi²
Density
256 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-0.93% (-789)
Founded
1853

Dougherty County, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American59,46969.93%
White20,72024.37%
Two or more races2,4052.83%
Other race1,5521.83%
Asian7000.82%
Native American1580.19%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander340.04%
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Dougherty County, Georgia Population by Race

Dougherty County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2024

Dougherty County, Georgia Median Age

36.2

Total

34.4

Male

38.1

Female

Dougherty County, Georgia Adults

There are 64,676 adults, (14,018 of whom are seniors) in Dougherty County, Georgia.

Dougherty County, Georgia Age Dependency

67.9

Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Dougherty County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female45,81953.88%
Male39,21946.12%

Dougherty County, Georgia Population by Age

Dougherty County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All34,0412.3646.653.4
Non Family14,4251.1642.757.3
Married9,5583.067327
Female8,3173.4327.272.8
Male1,7413.4326.273.8
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3.14

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

46.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dougherty 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

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

Dougherty 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 islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 33.67%.

Dougherty County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,678

Average Earnings

$43,143

Average Male

$32,539

Average Female

Dougherty County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dougherty County, Georgia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Dougherty County, Georgia Language

95.68% of Dougherty County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 4.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.82% of the population.

Dougherty County, Georgia Language

Dougherty County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black56,99417,85931.33%
White19,4251,9089.82%
Hispanic2,5651,11943.63%
Multiple2,29375232.8%
Other1,53359538.81%
Asian66910615.84%
Native1088477.78%
Islander34514.71%
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26.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.26%

Male Poverty Rate

27.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dougherty County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dougherty County, Georgia is Native, with 77.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dougherty County, Georgia is White, with 9.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.01%.

Dougherty County, Georgia Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.81%
High School25.53%
Some College18.37%
Bachelors or Greater6.98%
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Dougherty County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed49.61%
Male Unemployed32.96%
Female Employed15.36%
Male Employed8.39%
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Dougherty County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dougherty County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dougherty County, Georgia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

30.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.2%

Male Marriage Rate

27.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Dougherty County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dougherty County, Georgia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

6,091

Number of Veterans

5,298

Male Veterans

793

Female Veterans

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Dougherty County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Dougherty County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Dougherty County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Dougherty County, Georgia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dougherty County, Georgia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.1%

Labor Force Participation

50%

Employment Rate

10%

Unemployment Rate

Dougherty County, Georgia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Dougherty County, Georgia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Dougherty 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

76.83%

Born in Dougherty County, Georgia

97.81%

Native Born

2.19%

Foreign Born

1.48%

Non Citizen

0.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.81% of Dougherty County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 76.83% having been born in Georgia. 1.48% 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

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