Heard County, Georgia Population 2022

Heard County, Georgia's estimated population is 12,079 with a growth rate of 0.43% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Heard County, Georgia is the 120th largest county in Georgia. The 2010 Population was 11,841 and has seen a growth of 2.01% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18405,3290.00%
18506,9231,59429.91%
18607,80588212.74%
18707,866610.78%
18808,76990311.48%
18909,5577888.99%
190011,1771,62016.95%
191011,189120.11%
192011,126-63-0.56%
19309,102-2,024-18.19%
19408,610-492-5.41%
19506,975-1,635-18.99%
19605,333-1,642-23.54%
19705,354210.39%
19806,5201,16621.78%
19908,6282,10832.33%
201011,8413,21337.24%
201111,731-110-0.93%
201211,652-79-0.67%
201311,564-88-0.76%
201411,623590.51%
201511,556-67-0.58%
201611,579230.20%
201711,7511721.49%
201811,8711201.02%
201911,923520.44%
202011,975520.44%
202112,027520.43%
202212,079520.43%
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Heard County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,22286.74%
Black or African American9988.47%
Asian970.82%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander160.14%
Some Other Race370.31%
Two or More Races4153.52%
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Heard County, Georgia Population by Race

Heard County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2022

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Heard County, Georgia Median Age

42.4


Total

41


Male

43.2


Female

Heard County, Georgia Adults

There are 9,102 adults, (1,971 of whom are seniors) in Heard County, Georgia.

Heard County, Georgia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Heard County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

5,969

50.65%

Male

5,816

49.35%

Heard County, Georgia Population by Age

Heard County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Heard County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.4%21.6%
All68%32%
Male62.2%37.8%
Non Family59.9%40.1%
Female52.5%47.5%

68.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Heard County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,6492.568
Married2,2543.1378.4
Male3203.0662.2
Female6712.8952.5
Non Family1,4041.1859.9

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Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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Heard County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3874.79%
9th to 12th Grade1,07713.33%
High School Graduate3,38541.89%
Some College2,02825.10%
Associates Degree4635.73%
Bachelors Degree3294.07%
Graduate Degree4125.10%
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Heard County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Heard County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian979776
White6,9995,770634
Black74957430
Hispanic136761
2+ Races1451121
Islander1616
Other Race99

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 78.35%.

Heard County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,501$44,327$24,761
Less Than 9th Grade$23,324$30,278$14,531
High School Graduate$33,775$36,345$25,817
Some College$34,291$50,815$20,174
Bachelors Degree$76,125$111,141$45,972
Graduate Degree$60,122$61,424$59,091

$34,501

Average Earnings

$44,327

Average Male

$24,761

Average Female

Heard County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Heard County, Georgia Language by Age

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Heard County, Georgia Language

95.38% of Heard County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 4.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.90% of the population.

Heard County, Georgia Language

Heard County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,8731,93319.58%
Black95614515.17%
OtherNaN%
Multiple36814338.86%
Hispanic32111836.76%

19.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.46%

Male Poverty Rate

21.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Heard County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Heard County, Georgia is White, with 19.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Heard County, Georgia is Hispanic, with 36.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.86%.

Heard County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.44%
High School17.75%
Some College14.13%
Bachelors or Greater2.79%

Heard County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.05%
Male Unemployed63.23%
Female Employed8.77%
Female Unemployed62.80%

Heard County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Heard County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,583$58,202
Families$63,277$67,955
Married Families$68,704-
Non Families$22,397$33,753
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Income by Household Type

Heard County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.1%

Male Marriage Rate

44.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Heard County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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Heard County, Georgia Marriage

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

Heard County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

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Heard County, Georgia Marital Status

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837

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War173
First Gulf War218
Vietnam375
Korea20
World War II19

Heard County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3446
35 to 54270
55 to 64103
65 to 74251
75+167

Heard County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7829.88%
Black445.51%
2+ Races114.26%
Hispanic157.81%

Heard County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Heard County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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8.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Heard County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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56%

Labor Force Participation

51.9%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Heard County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Heard County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Heard 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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77.84%

Born in Heard County, Georgia

97.69%

Native Born

2.31%

Foreign Born

1.16%

Non Citizen

1.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.69% of Heard County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 77.84% having been born in Georgia. 1.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Heard 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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