Heard County, Georgia Population 2020

Heard County, Georgia's estimated population is 12,119 with a growth rate of 1.00% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Heard County, Georgia is the 119th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202012,1191201.00%
201911,9991201.01%
201811,8791201.02%
201711,7591831.58%
201611,576240.21%
201511,552-67-0.58%
201411,619580.50%
201311,561-88-0.76%
201211,649-76-0.65%
201111,725-112-0.95%
201011,8373,20937.19%
19908,6282,10832.33%
19806,5201,16621.78%
19705,354210.39%
19605,333-1,642-23.54%
19506,975-1,635-18.99%
19408,610-492-5.41%
19309,102-2,024-18.19%
192011,126-63-0.56%
191011,189120.11%
190011,1771,62016.95%
18909,5577888.99%
18808,76990311.48%
18707,866610.78%
18607,80588212.74%
18506,9231,59429.91%
18405,3290.00%
2020 Growth Rate
1.00%
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State
Founded
December 22, 1830
County Seat

Heard County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,14586.88%
Black or African American1,0859.29%
Two or More Races3302.83%
Asian580.50%
Some Other Race370.32%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander200.17%
American Indian and Alaska Native20.02%

Heard County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Heard County, Georgia Median Age

41.5


Total

39.7


Male

42.6


Female

Heard County, Georgia Adults

There are 8,956 adults, (1,886 of whom are seniors) in Heard County, Georgia.

Heard County, Georgia Age Dependency

65.2

Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Heard County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

5,930

50.78%

Male

5,747

49.22%

Heard County, Georgia Households and Families

Heard County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Heard County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.2%17.8%
All69.8%30.2%
Male68.5%31.5%
Non Family55.8%44.2%
Female53.2%46.8%

69.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,4892.5769.8
Married2,3413.0582.2
Non Family1,3121.2455.8
Female6393.3753.2
Male1973.0868.5

3.07

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

3.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Heard County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4655.79%
9th to 12th Grade1,20014.95%
High School Graduate3,48943.47%
Some College1,63720.40%
Associates Degree4525.63%
Bachelors Degree4025.01%
Graduate Degree3814.75%

Heard County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,8925,534682
Black82957340
Hispanic15099
Multiple Races1159517
Asian585843
Islander2020
Other Race1313
Native American221

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 74.14%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,167$38,150$25,591
Less Than High School$20,505$29,583$14,093
High School Grad$32,425$34,248$26,179
Some College$31,953$44,769$25,718
Bachelors Degree$44,732$58,750$
Graduate Degree$57,500$70,547$56,292

$32,167

Average Earnings

$38,150

Average Male

$25,591

Average Female

Heard County, Georgia Language

Heard County, Georgia Language by Age

Heard County, Georgia Language

97.57% of Heard County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 2.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.86% of the population.

Heard County, Georgia Poverty

Heard County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,7791,36813.99%
Black1,03523522.71%
Multiple26414755.68%
Hispanic3127624.36%
Native2150.00%

15.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.04%

Male Poverty Rate

17.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Heard County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Heard County, Georgia is Multiple, with 55.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Heard County, Georgia is White, with 13.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.36%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.96%
High School12.94%
Some College8.61%
Bachelors or Greater3.90%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed54.55%
Female Unemployed35.63%
Female Employed7.91%
Male Employed4.70%

Heard County, Georgia Income

Heard County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,094$55,588
Families$61,531$65,737
Married Families$66,918-
Non Families$22,385$29,808

Heard County, Georgia Marital Status

Heard County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.8%

Male Marriage Rate

50.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Heard County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Heard 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.

Heard County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Heard County, Georgia Veterans

761

Number of Veterans

718

Male Veterans

43

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam333
First Gulf War174
Second Gulf War96
Korea50
World War II19
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74234
35 to 54205
55 to 64151
75+130
18 to 3441
Name Veterans % of Total
White7038.99%
Black414.55%
Hispanic2513.74%
2 or More1612.31%
Indian150.00%

$Heard County, Georgia Veterans by Education

7.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Heard County, Georgia Employment Status

57.7%

Labor Force Participation

53.2%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Heard 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

76.77%

Born in Georgia

98.08%

Native Born

1.92%

Foreign Born

1.29%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.08% of Heard County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 76.77% having been born in Georgia. 1.29% 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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