Gilmer County, Georgia Population 2021

Gilmer County, Georgia's estimated population is 32,437 with a growth rate of 1.67% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Gilmer County, Georgia is the 58th largest county inGeorgia. The 2010 Population was 28,339 and has seen a growth of 14.46% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202132,4375341.67%
202031,9035341.70%
201931,3695341.73%
201830,8353921.29%
201730,4435321.78%
201629,9113971.35%
201529,5145201.79%
201428,9942770.96%
201328,7174291.52%
201228,288-37-0.13%
201128,325-14-0.05%
201028,33914,971111.99%
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%
19208,406-831-9.00%
19109,237-961-9.42%
190010,1981,12412.39%
18909,0746888.20%
18808,3861,74226.22%
18706,644-80-1.19%
18606,724-1,716-20.33%
18508,4405,904232.81%
18402,5360.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.67%
County Website
State
Founded
1832
County Seat
2010 Population
28,339
Growth Since 2010
14.46%
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Gilmer County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White27,83291.51%
Some Other Race1,1823.89%
Two or More Races5711.88%
American Indian and Alaska Native5231.72%
Black or African American1660.55%
Asian1370.45%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.01%
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Gilmer County, Georgia Population by Race

Gilmer County, Georgia Population Pyramid $2021

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Gilmer County, Georgia Median Age

47.2


Total

46.7


Male

47.6


Female

Gilmer County, Georgia Adults

There are 24,472 adults, (7,335 of whom are seniors) in Gilmer County, Georgia.

Gilmer County, Georgia Age Dependency

77.5

Age Dependency Ratio

42.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Gilmer County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

15,236

50.10%

Male

15,178

49.90%

Gilmer County, Georgia Population by Age

Gilmer County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gilmer County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female31.5%68.5%
Male57.3%42.7%
Non Family63.8%36.2%
All74.5%25.5%
Married88.5%11.5%

74.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gilmer County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,0212.5174.5
Married6,5532.9688.5
Non Family3,9931.2763.8
Female9364.0331.5
Male5393.6157.3

3.05

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

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Gilmer County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7017.63%
9th to 12th Grade2,37510.65%
High School Graduate7,89435.40%
Some College4,04818.15%
Associates Degree1,7217.72%
Bachelors Degree2,69912.10%
Graduate Degree1,8608.34%
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Gilmer County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gilmer County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White20,17017,0714,360
Hispanic1,62375497
Other Race64830216
2+ Races31625342
Native American1342929
Black13311318
Asian766913
Islander33

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 native american people with a rate of 21.64%.

Gilmer County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,974$37,548$25,772
Less Than 9th Grade$21,065$23,241$16,627
High School Graduate$26,079$32,212$21,484
Some College$32,209$44,263$28,830
Bachelors Degree$56,023$81,106$39,548
Graduate Degree$59,129$60,223$58,750

$30,974

Average Earnings

$37,548

Average Male

$25,772

Average Female

Gilmer County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gilmer County, Georgia Language by Age

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Gilmer County, Georgia Language

89.72% of Gilmer County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 10.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.31% of the population.

Gilmer County, Georgia Language

Gilmer County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,9883,45713.30%
Hispanic3,4241,40941.15%
Other1,17452844.97%
Native46439384.70%
Multiple5719716.99%
Asian1376446.72%
Islander33100.00%

16.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.15%

Male Poverty Rate

17.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gilmer County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gilmer County, Georgia is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gilmer County, Georgia is White, with 13.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.81%.

Gilmer County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.79%
High School12.10%
Some College9.04%
Bachelors or Greater4.32%

Gilmer County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed47.27%
Male Unemployed36.42%
Female Employed9.15%
Male Employed7.39%

Gilmer County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gilmer County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,625$67,610
Families$62,062$75,490
Married Families$67,961-
Non Families$27,272$49,955
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Income by Household Type

Gilmer County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.6%

Male Marriage Rate

56.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Gilmer County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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Gilmer 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.

Gilmer County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

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Gilmer County, Georgia Marital Status

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2,578

Number of Veterans

2,462

Male Veterans

116

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,258
Second Gulf War317
First Gulf War305
Korea257
World War II48

Gilmer County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,019
75+703
55 to 64453
35 to 54305
18 to 3498

Gilmer County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,53711.14%
2+ Races236.63%
Hispanic221.05%
Native American185.54%

Gilmer County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Gilmer County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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6.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gilmer County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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54.3%

Labor Force Participation

51.9%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Gilmer County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Gilmer County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Gilmer County, Georgia Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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57.32%

Born in Gilmer County, Georgia

93.02%

Native Born

6.98%

Foreign Born

5.19%

Non Citizen

1.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.02% of Gilmer County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 57.32% having been born in Georgia. 5.19% 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

  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

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