Harris County, Georgia Population 2021

Harris County, Georgia's estimated population is 36,588 with a growth rate of 1.88% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Harris County, Georgia is the 55th largest county inGeorgia. The 2010 Population was 32,149 and has seen a growth of 13.81% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202136,5886761.88%
202035,9126761.92%
201935,2366761.96%
201834,5606171.82%
201733,9433100.92%
201633,6334781.44%
201533,1554181.28%
201432,7372050.63%
201332,532-38-0.12%
201232,5702630.81%
201132,3071580.49%
201032,14914,36180.73%
199017,7882,32415.03%
198015,4643,94434.24%
197011,5203533.16%
196011,167-98-0.87%
195011,265-163-1.43%
194011,4282882.59%
193011,140-4,635-29.38%
192015,775-2,111-11.80%
191017,886-123-0.68%
190018,0091,2127.22%
189016,7971,0396.59%
188015,7582,47418.62%
187013,284-452-3.29%
186013,736-985-6.69%
185014,7217885.66%
184013,9338,828172.93%
18305,1050.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.88% (676)
County Website
State
Founded
December 14, 1827
County Seat
2010 Population
32,149
Growth Since 2010
13.81% (4,439)
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Harris County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White27,00679.18%
Black or African American5,49516.11%
Two or More Races9992.93%
Asian3641.07%
Some Other Race2110.62%
American Indian and Alaska Native260.08%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.01%
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Harris County, Georgia Population by Race

Harris County, Georgia Population Pyramid $2021

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Harris County, Georgia Median Age

42.9


Total

41.1


Male

45


Female

Harris County, Georgia Adults

There are 26,641 adults, (6,163 of whom are seniors) in Harris County, Georgia.

Harris County, Georgia Age Dependency

66.5

Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Harris County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

16,962

49.73%

Male

17,143

50.27%

Harris County, Georgia Population by Age

Harris County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Harris County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female56.6%43.4%
Non Family81.7%18.3%
Male86.3%13.7%
All87.6%12.4%
Married93.5%6.5%

87.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Harris County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,1562.7687.6
Married8,1213.1393.5
Non Family2,5751.1481.7
Female1,0223.2256.6
Male4384.2686.3

3.15

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

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Harris County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5132.15%
9th to 12th Grade1,3575.67%
High School Graduate5,66923.71%
Some College6,47627.08%
Associates Degree2,39410.01%
Bachelors Degree4,13917.31%
Graduate Degree3,36414.07%
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Harris County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Harris County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White18,79117,6226,379
Black4,0783,439739
Hispanic634589210
2+ Races25524482
Asian21721196
Other Race14514521
Native American1616
Islander44

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 44.24%.

Harris County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,868$51,343$35,818
Less Than 9th Grade$23,875$26,350$17,227
High School Graduate$30,335$32,005$25,585
Some College$40,927$48,980$32,018
Bachelors Degree$60,625$81,463$50,684
Graduate Degree$64,329$107,400$58,611

$43,868

Average Earnings

$51,343

Average Male

$35,818

Average Female

Harris County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Harris County, Georgia Language by Age

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Harris County, Georgia Language

95.02% of Harris County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 4.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.85% of the population.

Harris County, Georgia Language

Harris County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,9281,3435.18%
Black5,28363412.00%
Hispanic1,165595.06%
Multiple993343.42%
Asian34992.58%
Other20920.96%

6.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.07%

Male Poverty Rate

8.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Harris County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Harris County, Georgia is Black, with 12.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Harris County, Georgia is Other, with 0.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.37%.

Harris County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.30%
High School7.59%
Some College4.98%
Bachelors or Greater2.32%

Harris County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed34.25%
Male Unemployed10.14%
Female Employed3.03%
Male Employed0.69%

Harris County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Harris County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$76,319$99,608
Families$92,242$112,950
Married Families$101,624-
Non Families$31,623$45,300
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Income by Household Type

Harris County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.2%

Male Marriage Rate

60.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Harris County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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Harris County, Georgia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Harris County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

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Harris County, Georgia Marital Status

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3,382

Number of Veterans

2,912

Male Veterans

470

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,266
First Gulf War1,207
Second Gulf War630
Korea200
World War II65

Harris County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,010
35 to 54935
55 to 64679
75+621
18 to 34137

Harris County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,65912.75%
Black66614.37%
Hispanic729.81%
2+ Races348.99%
Asian196.79%
Islander4100.00%

Harris County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Harris County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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2.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Harris County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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61.5%

Labor Force Participation

56.2%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Harris County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Harris County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Harris 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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59.95%

Born in Harris County, Georgia

97.78%

Native Born

2.22%

Foreign Born

0.74%

Non Citizen

1.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.78% of Harris County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 59.95% having been born in Georgia. 0.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Harris 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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