Gilmer County, Georgia Population 2024

33,041

Gilmer County, Georgia's estimated 2024 population is 33,041 with a growth rate of 0.97% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Gilmer County, Georgia is the 59th largest county in Georgia. The 2010 population was 28,343 and has seen a growth of 16.58% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202934,6263170.92%
202834,3093170.93%
202733,9923170.94%
202633,6753170.95%
202533,3583170.96%
202433,0413170.97%
202332,7243170.98%
202232,4073170.99%
202132,0906622.11%
202031,428-147-0.47%
201931,5755641.82%
201831,0115411.78%
201730,4705731.92%
201629,8973851.3%
201529,5125131.77%
201428,9992780.97%
201328,7214301.52%
201228,291-38-0.13%
201128,329-14-0.05%
201028,343
199013,3682,25820.32%
198011,1102,15424.05%
19708,956340.38%
19608,922-1,041-10.45%
19509,96396210.69%
19409,0011,65722.56%
19307,344-1,062-12.63%
19208,406-831-9%
19109,237-961-9.42%
190010,1981,12412.39%
18909,0746888.2%
18808,3861,74226.22%
18706,644-80-1.19%
18606,724-1,716-20.33%
18508,4405,904232.81%
18402,536-32,090-92.68%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.97% (317)
County Website
Gilmer County
State
Georgia
County Seat
2010 Population
28,343
Area
426 mi²
Density
78 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
16.58% (4,698)
Founded
1832

Gilmer County, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White28,34589.93%
Two or more races1,5935.05%
Other race9973.16%
Black or African American2410.76%
Native American2270.72%
Asian1160.37%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Gilmer County, Georgia Population by Race

Gilmer County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2024

Gilmer County, Georgia Median Age

49.6

Total

49.3

Male

50

Female

Gilmer County, Georgia Adults

There are 25,586 adults, (8,122 of whom are seniors) in Gilmer County, Georgia.

Gilmer County, Georgia Age Dependency

80.5

Age Dependency Ratio

46.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

Gilmer County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female15,82750.21%
Male15,69249.79%

Gilmer County, Georgia Population by Age

Gilmer County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All12,8682.4376.123.9
Married7,0282.8586.313.7
Non Family3,8981.1861.538.5
Female1,2503.5674.225.8
Male6923.1757.842.2
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2.88

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

76.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gilmer 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

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

Gilmer 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 asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 25.15%.

Gilmer County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,720

Average Earnings

$44,226

Average Male

$34,446

Average Female

Gilmer County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gilmer County, Georgia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Gilmer County, Georgia Language

90.16% of Gilmer County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 9.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.83% of the population.

Gilmer County, Georgia Language

Gilmer County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White26,4193,76514.25%
Hispanic3,86575219.46%
Other99745045.14%
Multiple1,5871217.62%
Native2273214.1%
Black1472214.97%
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14.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.77%

Male Poverty Rate

14.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gilmer County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gilmer County, Georgia is Other, with 45.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gilmer County, Georgia is Multiple, with 7.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.15%.

Gilmer County, Georgia Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.69%
High School14.83%
Some College10.46%
Bachelors or Greater3.52%
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Gilmer County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed34.78%
Female Unemployed19.74%
Female Employed7.18%
Male Employed6.66%
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Gilmer County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gilmer County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gilmer County, Georgia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.2%

Male Marriage Rate

55.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Gilmer County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Gilmer County, Georgia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Gilmer County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gilmer County, Georgia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,867

Number of Veterans

2,628

Male Veterans

239

Female Veterans

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Gilmer County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Gilmer County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Gilmer County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Gilmer County, Georgia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.4%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gilmer County, Georgia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.2%

Labor Force Participation

51.9%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Gilmer County, Georgia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Gilmer County, Georgia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Gilmer 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

53.21%

Born in Gilmer County, Georgia

94.43%

Native Born

5.57%

Foreign Born

2.66%

Non Citizen

2.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.43% of Gilmer County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 53.21% having been born in Georgia. 2.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Gilmer County, Georgia Place of Birth

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