Gwinnett County, Georgia Population 2020

Gwinnett County, Georgia's estimated population is 947,037 with a growth rate of 1.03% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Gwinnett County, Georgia is the 2nd largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020947,0379,6281.03%
2019937,4099,6281.04%
2018927,7819,6281.05%
2017918,15312,8761.42%
2016905,27716,3931.84%
2015888,88417,4902.01%
2014871,39417,6362.07%
2013853,75816,7402.00%
2012837,01814,5761.77%
2011822,44214,3931.78%
2010808,049455,139128.97%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
1.03%
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Founded
December 15, 1818
County Seat

Gwinnett County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White448,15549.67%
Black or African American245,74827.24%
Asian102,85811.40%
Some Other Race74,9698.31%
Two or More Races26,7902.97%
American Indian and Alaska Native3,5090.39%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2690.03%

Gwinnett County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Gwinnett County, Georgia Median Age

35.1


Total

34.1


Male

36.2


Female

Gwinnett County, Georgia Adults

There are 654,847 adults, (83,442 of whom are seniors) in Gwinnett County, Georgia.

Gwinnett County, Georgia Age Dependency

57.9

Age Dependency Ratio

14.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Gwinnett County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

461,247

51.12%

Male

441,051

48.88%

Gwinnett County, Georgia Households and Families

Gwinnett County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Gwinnett County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78%22%
All66.2%33.8%
Male52.6%47.4%
Non Family51.3%48.7%
Female50%50%

66.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All288,7243.1166.2
Married162,3813.6978
Non Family70,8721.351.3
Female40,9833.750
Male14,4883.752.6

3.61

Average Family Size

3.11

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Gwinnett County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade35,6726.23%
9th to 12th Grade34,9846.11%
High School Graduate130,48922.78%
Some College111,64819.49%
Associates Degree53,2239.29%
Bachelors Degree134,48923.48%
Graduate Degree72,33412.63%

Gwinnett County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White247,233235,011104,956
Black147,300138,18051,045
Hispanic99,69961,27116,165
Asian71,28360,77731,511
Other Race39,47120,7413,889
Multiple Races10,7369,3824,121
Native American2,0371,526349
Islander24121166

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.06%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 44.21%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,548$42,839$33,282
Less Than High School$25,097$27,510$18,974
High School Grad$30,173$32,678$25,994
Some College$36,799$43,275$31,177
Bachelors Degree$52,659$65,105$42,636
Graduate Degree$62,571$76,594$56,334

$38,548

Average Earnings

$42,839

Average Male

$33,282

Average Female

Gwinnett County, Georgia Language

Gwinnett County, Georgia Language by Age

Gwinnett County, Georgia Language

65.35% of Gwinnett County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 34.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.71% of the population.

Gwinnett County, Georgia Poverty

Gwinnett County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic187,75440,48021.56%
Black242,80627,19711.20%
White343,49120,8846.08%
Other74,65017,76523.80%
Asian102,68510,0669.80%
Multiple26,5514,06415.31%
Native3,45846013.30%
Islander2698130.11%

11.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.35%

Male Poverty Rate

12.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gwinnett County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gwinnett County, Georgia is Islander, with 30.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gwinnett County, Georgia is White, with 6.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.93%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.00%
High School12.54%
Some College7.58%
Bachelors or Greater4.48%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed27.74%
Male Unemployed21.89%
Female Employed5.94%
Male Employed5.29%

Gwinnett County, Georgia Income

Gwinnett County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$67,769$87,966
Families$76,803$96,877
Married Families$89,965$110,463
Non Families$43,203$55,394

Gwinnett County, Georgia Marital Status

Gwinnett County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.2%

Male Marriage Rate

49.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Gwinnett County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Gwinnett 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 45-54.

Gwinnett County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Gwinnett County, Georgia Veterans

38,005

Number of Veterans

33,071

Male Veterans

4,934

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam11,043
First Gulf War10,826
Second Gulf War7,689
Korea1,820
World War II584
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5413,521
65 to 748,451
55 to 647,262
75+5,282
18 to 343,489
Name Veterans % of Total
White23,1676.86%
Black12,3197.13%
Hispanic1,9531.64%
Asian1,1751.46%
2 or More6645.20%
Other4570.95%
Indian1797.85%
Hawaiian4418.18%

$Gwinnett County, Georgia Veterans by Education

4.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gwinnett County, Georgia Employment Status

69.2%

Labor Force Participation

65.8%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Gwinnett 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

36.63%

Born in Georgia

74.67%

Native Born

25.33%

Foreign Born

13.76%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

74.67% of Gwinnett County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 36.63% having been born in Georgia. 13.76% 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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