Elbert County, Georgia Population 2020

Elbert County, Georgia's estimated population is 19,144 with a growth rate of 0.06% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Elbert County, Georgia is the 98th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202019,144120.06%
201919,132120.06%
201819,120120.06%
201719,108-35-0.18%
201619,143-156-0.81%
201519,299-90-0.46%
201419,389-98-0.50%
201319,487-88-0.45%
201219,575-247-1.25%
201119,822-283-1.41%
201020,1051,1566.10%
199018,9491911.02%
198018,7581,4968.67%
197017,262-573-3.21%
196017,835-750-4.04%
195018,585-1,033-5.27%
194019,6181,1336.13%
193018,485-5,420-22.67%
192023,905-220-0.91%
191024,1254,39622.28%
190019,7294,35328.31%
189015,3762,41918.67%
188012,9573,70840.09%
18709,249-1,184-11.35%
186010,433-2,526-19.49%
185012,9591,83416.49%
184011,125-1,229-9.95%
183012,3545664.80%
182011,788-368-3.03%
181012,1562,06220.43%
180010,0940.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.06%
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State
Founded
1790
County Seat

Elbert County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,08568.11%
Black or African American5,88930.65%
Some Other Race1060.55%
Two or More Races900.47%
Asian420.22%

Elbert County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Elbert County, Georgia Median Age

42.6


Total

40.6


Male

44.6


Female

Elbert County, Georgia Adults

There are 15,013 adults, (3,790 of whom are seniors) in Elbert County, Georgia.

Elbert County, Georgia Age Dependency

71.2

Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Elbert County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

10,024

52.18%

Male

9,188

47.82%

Elbert County, Georgia Households and Families

Elbert County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Elbert County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.1%12.9%
All73%27%
Non Family68.2%31.8%
Male57.7%42.3%
Female48%52%

73.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,4912.5373
Married3,3603.1187.1
Non Family2,5831.1668.2
Female1,1823.5548
Male3663.6657.7

3.19

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Elbert County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9867.29%
9th to 12th Grade2,06615.27%
High School Graduate5,82843.08%
Some College2,31817.13%
Associates Degree8656.39%
Bachelors Degree8756.47%
Graduate Degree5914.37%

Elbert County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,0677,3321,219
Black3,9252,974220
Hispanic4861572
Asian424220
Other Race35
Multiple Races30195

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 47.62%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,952$32,530$25,755
Less Than High School$21,801$24,570$14,107
High School Grad$27,725$31,661$22,188
Some College$30,365$40,565$25,254
Bachelors Degree$42,045$54,500$34,063
Graduate Degree$56,808$85,313$55,603

$28,952

Average Earnings

$32,530

Average Male

$25,755

Average Female

Elbert County, Georgia Language

Elbert County, Georgia Language by Age

Elbert County, Georgia Language

94.59% of Elbert County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 5.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.93% of the population.

Elbert County, Georgia Poverty

Elbert County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,0021,76314.69%
Black5,7901,63528.24%
Hispanic1,07025824.11%
Other1066359.43%
Multiple901516.67%

19.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.11%

Male Poverty Rate

20.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elbert County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elbert County, Georgia is Other, with 59.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elbert County, Georgia is White, with 14.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.22%.

Name Poverty
High School19.74%
Less Than High School18.71%
Some College16.37%
Bachelors or Greater1.52%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed56.16%
Female Unemployed47.18%
Female Employed11.47%
Male Employed6.41%

Elbert County, Georgia Income

Elbert County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,943$54,795
Families$45,682$66,059
Married Families$55,865-
Non Families$20,362$31,283

Elbert County, Georgia Marital Status

Elbert County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.5%

Male Marriage Rate

44.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Elbert County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Elbert 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 35-44.

Elbert County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Elbert County, Georgia Veterans

1,327

Number of Veterans

1,228

Male Veterans

99

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam516
First Gulf War190
Korea165
Second Gulf War126
World War II14
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74394
75+336
55 to 64335
35 to 54188
18 to 3474
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0119.64%
Black3147.12%
Hispanic121.95%
2 or More26.67%

$Elbert County, Georgia Veterans by Education

14.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elbert County, Georgia Employment Status

53.1%

Labor Force Participation

49.4%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Elbert 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

79.23%

Born in Georgia

97.46%

Native Born

2.54%

Foreign Born

1.67%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.46% of Elbert County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 79.23% having been born in Georgia. 1.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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