Harris County, Georgia Population 2020

Harris County, Georgia's estimated population is 35,539 with a growth rate of 1.52% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Harris County, Georgia is the 54th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202035,5395321.52%
201935,0075321.54%
201834,4755321.57%
201733,9433110.92%
201633,6324731.43%
201533,1594171.27%
201432,7422030.62%
201332,539-36-0.11%
201232,5752660.82%
201132,3091560.49%
201032,15314,36580.76%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
1.52%
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Founded
December 14, 1827
County Seat

Harris County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White26,58479.14%
Black or African American5,41716.13%
Two or More Races9542.84%
Asian4201.25%
Some Other Race1700.51%
American Indian and Alaska Native410.12%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.01%

Harris County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Harris County, Georgia Median Age

43.1


Total

41.5


Male

44.7


Female

Harris County, Georgia Adults

There are 26,243 adults, (5,861 of whom are seniors) in Harris County, Georgia.

Harris County, Georgia Age Dependency

64.8

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36

Child Dependency Ratio

Harris County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

16,758

49.89%

Male

16,832

50.11%

Harris County, Georgia Households and Families

Harris County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Harris County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.8%8.2%
All86%14%
Male85.8%14.2%
Non Family83.2%16.8%
Female49.9%50.1%

86.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,1582.7286
Married8,0953.0691.8
Non Family2,4911.1483.2
Female1,1063.1149.9
Male4664.2385.8

3.08

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

2.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Harris County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4742.02%
9th to 12th Grade1,6927.21%
High School Graduate5,51523.50%
Some College6,44327.45%
Associates Degree2,3309.93%
Bachelors Degree4,22117.99%
Graduate Degree2,79411.91%

Harris County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White18,48717,0676,156
Black3,9943,303623
Hispanic55550986
Asian25124292
Multiple Races24024058
Other Race162162
Native American2222
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 36.65%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,990$49,753$35,386
Less Than High School$25,938$28,134$16,500
High School Grad$31,818$35,536$30,558
Some College$39,077$48,382$34,123
Bachelors Degree$59,091$77,104$45,417
Graduate Degree$68,333$99,812$59,136

$41,990

Average Earnings

$49,753

Average Male

$35,386

Average Female

Harris County, Georgia Language

Harris County, Georgia Language by Age

Harris County, Georgia Language

95.36% of Harris County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 4.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.78% of the population.

Harris County, Georgia Poverty

Harris County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,5951,6366.39%
Black5,17955210.66%
Hispanic1,113393.50%
Multiple948282.95%
Asian40861.47%
Other17021.18%

6.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.67%

Male Poverty Rate

8.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Harris County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Harris County, Georgia is Black, with 10.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Harris County, Georgia is Other, with 1.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.94%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.83%
High School6.92%
Some College5.39%
Bachelors or Greater2.15%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed31.45%
Male Unemployed17.64%
Female Employed3.77%
Male Employed1.27%

Harris County, Georgia Income

Harris County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$74,261$93,383
Families$87,925$105,057
Married Families$96,381-
Non Families$30,844$44,272

Harris County, Georgia Marital Status

Harris County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

60.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.3%

Male Marriage Rate

59.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Harris County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

Harris County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Harris County, Georgia Veterans

3,377

Number of Veterans

2,865

Male Veterans

512

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War1,278
Vietnam1,034
Second Gulf War730
Korea230
World War II73
Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,094
65 to 74827
55 to 64641
75+591
18 to 34224
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,64412.90%
Black68014.91%
Hispanic537.33%
2 or More266.47%
Asian237.35%
Hawaiian4100.00%

$Harris County, Georgia Veterans by Education

4.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Harris County, Georgia Employment Status

61.2%

Labor Force Participation

55.9%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Harris 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

58.92%

Born in Georgia

97.71%

Native Born

2.29%

Foreign Born

0.70%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.71% of Harris County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 58.92% having been born in Georgia. 0.70% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

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