Dougherty County, Georgia Population 2020

Dougherty County, Georgia's estimated population is 94,895 with a growth rate of 1.96% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dougherty County, Georgia is the 28th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202094,8951,8261.96%
201993,0691,8262.00%
201891,2431,8262.04%
201789,417-954-1.06%
201690,371-1,124-1.23%
201591,495-1,225-1.32%
201492,720-671-0.72%
201393,391-1,285-1.36%
201294,676-370-0.39%
201195,0465330.56%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
1.96%
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Founded
1853
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Dougherty County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American62,84769.03%
White24,55626.97%
Two or More Races1,5011.65%
Some Other Race1,0641.17%
Asian8490.93%
American Indian and Alaska Native1940.21%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander380.04%

Dougherty County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Dougherty County, Georgia Median Age

35.1


Total

33.4


Male

37.1


Female

Dougherty County, Georgia Adults

There are 68,948 adults, (13,321 of whom are seniors) in Dougherty County, Georgia.

Dougherty County, Georgia Age Dependency

63.7

Age Dependency Ratio

23.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Dougherty County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

48,905

53.71%

Male

42,144

46.29%

Dougherty County, Georgia Households and Families

Dougherty County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Dougherty County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69.9%30.1%
Male45.4%54.6%
All45.4%54.6%
Non Family37.6%62.4%
Female27.8%72.2%

45.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All34,7802.545.4
Non Family13,5191.2237.6
Married10,6683.169.9
Female8,8473.4927.8
Male1,7463.6345.4

3.19

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Dougherty County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,0625.29%
9th to 12th Grade7,05812.20%
High School Graduate16,79229.02%
Some College13,77323.80%
Associates Degree4,8058.30%
Bachelors Degree7,09512.26%
Graduate Degree5,2819.13%

Dougherty County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black37,49530,3406,513
White17,89415,4605,125
Hispanic1,126722248
Multiple Races648576162
Asian598521288
Other Race509293138
Native American17315440
Islander3131

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 48.16%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,328$33,682$27,042
Less Than High School$17,166$21,708$13,771
High School Grad$26,869$31,484$21,645
Some College$28,266$35,222$24,544
Bachelors Degree$41,014$43,684$38,288
Graduate Degree$54,603$63,072$52,257

$30,328

Average Earnings

$33,682

Average Male

$27,042

Average Female

Dougherty County, Georgia Language

Dougherty County, Georgia Language by Age

Dougherty County, Georgia Language

96.34% of Dougherty County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 3.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.32% of the population.

Dougherty County, Georgia Poverty

Dougherty County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black59,85720,66034.52%
White22,6303,50515.49%
Hispanic2,35175732.20%
Multiple1,47456538.33%
Other1,02848947.57%
Asian84118021.40%
Native1421611.27%
Islander381231.58%

29.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.48%

Male Poverty Rate

31.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dougherty County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dougherty County, Georgia is Other, with 47.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dougherty County, Georgia is Native, with 11.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.88%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School43.13%
High School24.37%
Some College18.86%
Bachelors or Greater8.14%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed57.13%
Male Unemployed50.20%
Female Employed17.34%
Male Employed8.21%

Dougherty County, Georgia Income

Dougherty County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,633$52,793
Families$44,533$61,193
Married Families$68,086$87,448
Non Families$25,974$37,449

Dougherty County, Georgia Marital Status

Dougherty County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

32.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.8%

Male Marriage Rate

30.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Dougherty County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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

Dougherty County, Georgia Veterans

5,770

Number of Veterans

5,197

Male Veterans

573

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,997
First Gulf War1,673
Second Gulf War955
Korea520
World War II131
Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,842
65 to 741,219
55 to 641,211
75+1,097
18 to 34401
Name Veterans % of Total
Black3,3917.38%
White2,27411.17%
Hispanic1087.11%
Indian4322.16%
Other304.60%
2 or More273.35%
Hawaiian515.63%

$Dougherty County, Georgia Veterans by Education

8.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dougherty County, Georgia Employment Status

57.8%

Labor Force Participation

49.3%

Employment Rate

14.2%

Unemployment Rate

Dougherty 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

78.49%

Born in Georgia

97.77%

Native Born

2.23%

Foreign Born

1.36%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.77% of Dougherty County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 78.49% having been born in Georgia. 1.36% 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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