Douglas County, Georgia Population 2020

Douglas County, Georgia's estimated population is 148,649 with a growth rate of 1.13% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Douglas County, Georgia is the 18th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020148,6491,6591.13%
2019146,9901,6591.14%
2018145,3311,6591.15%
2017143,6721,8001.27%
2016141,8721,6041.14%
2015140,2682,2131.60%
2014138,0551,9971.47%
2013136,0582,4781.86%
2012133,5804590.34%
2011133,1215260.40%
2010132,59561,47586.44%
199071,12016,54730.32%
198054,57325,91490.42%
197028,65911,91871.19%
196016,7414,56837.53%
195012,1732,12021.09%
194010,0535926.26%
19309,461-1,016-9.70%
192010,4771,52417.02%
19108,9532082.38%
19008,74595112.20%
18907,79486012.40%
18806,9340.00%
2020 Growth Rate
1.13%
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Founded
1870
County Seat

Douglas County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White67,26147.42%
Black or African American65,48246.17%
Some Other Race3,6322.56%
Two or More Races3,0432.15%
Asian2,2531.59%
American Indian and Alaska Native1680.12%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10.00%

Douglas County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Douglas County, Georgia Median Age

36.4


Total

34.7


Male

37.6


Female

Douglas County, Georgia Adults

There are 104,450 adults, (15,585 of whom are seniors) in Douglas County, Georgia.

Douglas County, Georgia Age Dependency

59.6

Age Dependency Ratio

17.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Douglas County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

74,114

52.25%

Male

67,726

47.75%

Douglas County, Georgia Households and Families

Douglas County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Douglas County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.2%20.8%
All64.4%35.6%
Non Family53.6%46.4%
Male52.7%47.3%
Female44.4%55.6%

64.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All48,9682.8764.4
Married23,8323.5279.2
Non Family13,9181.2653.6
Female8,6673.4344.4
Male2,5513.6652.7

3.42

Average Family Size

2.87

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Douglas County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,7244.08%
9th to 12th Grade7,2487.94%
High School Graduate28,02930.72%
Some College20,58122.56%
Associates Degree6,8997.56%
Bachelors Degree15,40816.89%
Graduate Degree9,35410.25%

Douglas County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White43,25837,5619,953
Black39,05036,16612,734
Hispanic6,6624,583869
Other Race1,9411,337207
Asian1,5451,377865
Multiple Races1,3431,185465
Native American11155
Islander111

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 islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,843$43,553$33,865
Less Than High School$23,550$26,918$16,721
High School Grad$30,630$35,609$24,464
Some College$36,189$44,315$31,080
Bachelors Degree$50,748$57,735$44,820
Graduate Degree$62,958$77,173$56,866

$38,843

Average Earnings

$43,553

Average Male

$33,865

Average Female

Douglas County, Georgia Language

Douglas County, Georgia Language by Age

Douglas County, Georgia Language

88.94% of Douglas County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 11.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.12% of the population.

Douglas County, Georgia Poverty

Douglas County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White58,7237,81913.32%
Black64,7127,33111.33%
Hispanic13,2992,75920.75%
Other3,61775920.98%
Multiple3,01243514.44%
Native16510865.45%
Asian2,244783.48%

13.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.65%

Male Poverty Rate

14.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Douglas County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Douglas County, Georgia is Native, with 65.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Douglas County, Georgia is Asian, with 3.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.72%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.97%
High School13.01%
Some College10.84%
Bachelors or Greater3.91%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed35.47%
Male Unemployed28.54%
Female Employed7.34%
Male Employed4.78%

Douglas County, Georgia Income

Douglas County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$62,147$74,458
Families$70,307$83,092
Married Families$83,768$95,978
Non Families$37,931$48,569

Douglas County, Georgia Marital Status

Douglas County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.9%

Male Marriage Rate

44.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Douglas County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Douglas 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.

Douglas County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Douglas County, Georgia Veterans

9,797

Number of Veterans

8,204

Male Veterans

1,593

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War2,979
Vietnam2,631
Second Gulf War2,344
Korea543
World War II142
Age Group Veterans
35 to 543,783
65 to 742,075
55 to 641,764
75+1,356
18 to 34819
Name Veterans % of Total
White4,9219.37%
Black4,3809.59%
Hispanic4515.57%
2 or More20911.43%
Other1515.97%
Asian794.59%
Indian5742.22%

$Douglas County, Georgia Veterans by Education

8.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Douglas County, Georgia Employment Status

66.7%

Labor Force Participation

62.1%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Douglas 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

51.80%

Born in Georgia

91.45%

Native Born

8.55%

Foreign Born

3.90%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.45% of Douglas County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 51.80% having been born in Georgia. 3.90% 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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