Gwinnett County, Georgia Population 2021

Gwinnett County, Georgia's estimated population is 954,076 with a growth rate of 0.94% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Gwinnett County, Georgia is the null largest county in Georgia. The 2010 Population was 808,007 and has seen a growth of 18.08% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021954,0768,9130.94%
2020945,1638,9130.95%
2019936,2508,9130.96%
2018927,3379,1511.00%
2017918,18613,2241.46%
2016904,96216,4681.85%
2015888,49417,5082.01%
2014870,98617,5272.05%
2013853,45916,6151.99%
2012836,84414,4291.75%
2011822,41514,4081.78%
2010808,007455,097128.96%
1990352,910186,007111.45%
1980166,90394,554130.69%
197072,34928,80866.16%
196043,54111,22134.72%
195032,3203,23311.11%
194029,0871,2344.43%
193027,853-2,474-8.16%
192030,3271,5035.21%
191028,8243,23912.66%
190025,5855,68628.57%
189019,8993681.88%
188019,5317,10057.12%
187012,431-509-3.93%
186012,9401,68314.95%
185011,2574534.19%
184010,804-2,485-18.70%
183013,2898,700189.58%
18204,5890.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.94%
County Website
State
Founded
December 15, 1818
County Seat
2010 Population
808,007
Growth Since 2010
18.08%
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Gwinnett County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White443,42148.46%
Black or African American254,46627.81%
Asian106,37411.62%
Some Other Race78,9878.63%
Two or More Races27,8253.04%
American Indian and Alaska Native3,7180.41%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2550.03%
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Gwinnett County, Georgia Population By Race

Gwinnett County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2021

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Gwinnett County, Georgia Median Age

35.3


Total

34.3


Male

36.3


Female

Gwinnett County, Georgia Adults

There are 666,336 adults, (88,110 of whom are seniors) in Gwinnett County, Georgia.

Gwinnett County, Georgia Age Dependency

58.3

Age Dependency Ratio

15.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43

Child Dependency Ratio

Gwinnett County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Mujer

468,053

51.15%

Masculino

446,993

48.85%

Gwinnett County, Georgia Population by Age

Gwinnett County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gwinnett County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.7%22.3%
All66.3%33.7%
Masculino52.4%47.6%
Non Family51.5%48.5%
Mujer50.2%49.8%

66.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gwinnett County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All293,3303.166.3
Married166,8573.6777.7
Non Family71,2331.351.5
Mujer40,6013.6850.2
Masculino14,6393.7752.4

3.59

Average Family Size

3.1

Average Household Size

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Gwinnett County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade36,8236.32%
9th to 12th Grade35,1336.03%
High School Graduate130,10722.31%
Some College110,48418.95%
Associates Degree55,1639.46%
Bachelors Degree139,60023.94%
Graduate Degree75,73912.99%
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Gwinnett County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gwinnett County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White244,448232,205106,854
Black153,847144,62954,627
Hispanic102,58363,51417,336
Asian74,30263,30133,135
Other Race41,74321,6914,161
2+ Races11,59410,2934,568
Native American2,1461,637450
Islander25424150

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.99%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 44.60%.

Gwinnett County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$40,221$45,160$34,441
Less Than 9th Grade$26,104$29,240$19,719
High School Graduate$31,182$34,498$26,750
Some College$38,241$45,141$31,653
Bachelors Degree$53,016$65,049$44,595
Graduate Degree$64,813$79,147$58,364

$40,221

Average Earnings

$45,160

Average Male

$34,441

Average Female

Gwinnett County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gwinnett County, Georgia Language by Age

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Gwinnett County, Georgia Language

64.63% of Gwinnett County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 35.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.11% of the population.

Gwinnett County, Georgia Language

Gwinnett County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic192,86036,86319.11%
Black251,62427,60010.97%
White338,71619,1985.67%
Other78,72417,23021.89%
Asian106,19710,1989.60%
Multiple27,6164,18815.17%
Native3,67940911.12%
Islander25511344.31%

10.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.65%

Male Poverty Rate

11.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gwinnett County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gwinnett County, Georgia is Islander, with 44.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gwinnett County, Georgia is White, with 5.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.17%.

Gwinnett County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.60%
High School11.84%
Some College7.70%
Bachelors or Greater4.10%

Gwinnett County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed23.40%
Male Unemployed21.13%
Female Employed5.74%
Male Employed4.87%

Gwinnett County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gwinnett County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$71,026$91,502
Families$79,584$100,322
Married Families$92,285$113,784
Non Families$45,929$58,084
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Income by Household Type

Gwinnett County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.4%

Male Marriage Rate

49.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Gwinnett County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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Gwinnett 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 45-54.

Gwinnett County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

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Gwinnett County, Georgia Marital Status

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38,539

Number of Veterans

33,344

Male Veterans

5,195

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War11,156
Vietnam10,471
Second Gulf War8,609
Korea1,725
World War II597

Gwinnett County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5413,483
65 to 748,115
55 to 647,553
75+5,589
18 to 343,799

Gwinnett County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White22,9016.84%
Black12,7547.08%
Hispanic2,1401.74%
Asian1,3021.56%
2+ Races6584.73%
Other Race4870.96%
Native American39416.23%
Islander4316.86%

Gwinnett County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Gwinnett County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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5.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gwinnett County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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69%

Labor Force Participation

66%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Gwinnett County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Gwinnett County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Gwinnett 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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36.66%

Born in Gwinnett County, Georgia

74.22%

Native Born

25.78%

Foreign Born

13.96%

Non Citizen

11.82%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

74.22% of Gwinnett County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 36.66% having been born in Georgia. 13.96% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Gwinnett 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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