Gilmer County, Georgia Population 2020

Gilmer County, Georgia's estimated population is 31,630 with a growth rate of 1.30% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Gilmer County, Georgia is the 57th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202031,6304071.30%
201931,2234071.32%
201830,8164071.34%
201730,4095021.68%
201629,9074101.39%
201529,4975181.79%
201428,9792830.99%
201328,6964341.54%
201228,262-40-0.14%
201128,302-19-0.07%
201028,32114,953111.86%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
1.30%
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Founded
1832
County Seat

Gilmer County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White27,12290.64%
Some Other Race1,4034.69%
Two or More Races5941.99%
American Indian and Alaska Native5231.75%
Asian1420.47%
Black or African American1350.45%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.01%

Gilmer County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Gilmer County, Georgia Median Age

46.9


Total

46.6


Male

47.2


Female

Gilmer County, Georgia Adults

There are 24,018 adults, (6,989 of whom are seniors) in Gilmer County, Georgia.

Gilmer County, Georgia Age Dependency

75.7

Age Dependency Ratio

41

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Gilmer County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

14,843

49.61%

Male

15,079

50.39%

Gilmer County, Georgia Households and Families

Gilmer County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Gilmer County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.3%12.7%
All74.8%25.2%
Male72.8%27.2%
Non Family62.1%37.9%
Female31.4%68.6%

74.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,6452.5574.8
Married6,7172.9987.3
Non Family3,6431.2562.1
Female8294.0831.4
Male4563.5872.8

3.08

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Gilmer County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,6707.64%
9th to 12th Grade2,28110.44%
High School Graduate7,96236.43%
Some College4,01218.36%
Associates Degree1,5507.09%
Bachelors Degree2,68712.29%
Graduate Degree1,6957.75%

Gilmer County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White19,77816,8284,204
Hispanic1,56267568
Other Race721311
Multiple Races31421745
Black1199214
Native American1094040
Asian746911
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 36.70%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,620$36,073$25,522
Less Than High School$20,971$23,581$16,367
High School Grad$25,750$32,337$20,868
Some College$31,476$39,665$28,455
Bachelors Degree$51,763$69,550$37,469
Graduate Degree$60,193$60,809$59,375

$30,620

Average Earnings

$36,073

Average Male

$25,522

Average Female

Gilmer County, Georgia Language

Gilmer County, Georgia Language by Age

Gilmer County, Georgia Language

89.66% of Gilmer County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 10.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.70% of the population.

Gilmer County, Georgia Poverty

Gilmer County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,6073,34113.05%
Hispanic3,3301,27238.20%
Other1,39859942.85%
Native45440288.55%
Multiple59411419.19%
Asian1429466.20%
Islander33100.00%

16.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.34%

Male Poverty Rate

16.31%

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 13.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.15%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.78%
High School11.95%
Some College9.05%
Bachelors or Greater4.13%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed49.60%
Male Unemployed29.62%
Female Employed9.00%
Male Employed7.74%

Gilmer County, Georgia Income

Gilmer County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,389$63,845
Families$58,229$71,518
Married Families$61,409-
Non Families$25,753$45,574

Gilmer County, Georgia Marital Status

Gilmer County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.4%

Male Marriage Rate

59.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Gilmer County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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

Gilmer County, Georgia Veterans

2,514

Number of Veterans

2,427

Male Veterans

87

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,238
Korea318
First Gulf War273
Second Gulf War219
World War II102
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74935
75+767
55 to 64475
35 to 54237
18 to 34100
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,46311.05%
Hispanic452.23%
2 or More267.49%
Other253.08%

$Gilmer County, Georgia Veterans by Education

5.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gilmer County, Georgia Employment Status

54.6%

Labor Force Participation

51.5%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Gilmer 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

58.53%

Born in Georgia

93.12%

Native Born

6.88%

Foreign Born

5.38%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.12% of Gilmer County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 58.53% having been born in Georgia. 5.38% 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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