Heard County, Georgia Population 2024

12,117

Heard County, Georgia's estimated 2024 population is 12,117 with a growth rate of 1.64% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Heard County, Georgia is the 116th largest county in Georgia. The 2010 population was 11,838 and has seen a growth of 2.36% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202913,0971961.52%
202812,9011961.54%
202712,7051961.57%
202612,5091961.59%
202512,3131961.62%
202412,1171961.64%
202311,9211961.67%
202211,7251961.7%
202111,529810.71%
202011,448-377-3.19%
201911,825240.2%
201811,801530.45%
201711,7481701.47%
201611,578210.18%
201511,557-65-0.56%
201411,622580.5%
201311,564-88-0.76%
201211,652-77-0.66%
201111,729-109-0.92%
201011,838
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%
18405,329-7,768-59.31%
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2024 Growth Rate
1.64% (196)
County Website
Heard County
State
Georgia
County Seat
2020 Population
11,448
Area
296 mi²
Density
41 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
5.84% (669)
Founded
December 22, 1830

Heard County, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White9,86185.83%
Black or African American9808.53%
Two or more races5184.51%
Other race650.57%
Asian590.51%
Native American40.03%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander20.02%
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Heard County, Georgia Population by Race

Heard County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2024

Heard County, Georgia Median Age

40.7

Total

40.4

Male

40.9

Female

Heard County, Georgia Adults

There are 8,870 adults, (1,942 of whom are seniors) in Heard County, Georgia.

Heard County, Georgia Age Dependency

65.8

Age Dependency Ratio

28

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Heard County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female5,77150.23%
Male5,71849.77%

Heard County, Georgia Population by Age

Heard County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,4052.5871.428.6
Married2,0853.384.615.4
Non Family1,2791.1661.838.2
Female7412.9662.637.4
Male3002.6541.758.3
showing: 5 rows

3.05

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

71.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Heard County, Georgia Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Heard County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Heard County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 74.58%.

Heard County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$43,260

Average Earnings

$53,034

Average Male

$28,641

Average Female

Heard County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Heard County, Georgia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Heard County, Georgia Language

95.72% of Heard County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 4.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.57% of the population.

Heard County, Georgia Language

Heard County, Georgia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White9,5321,62017%
Black95518819.69%
Multiple5185510.62%
Hispanic363308.26%
showing: 4 rows

16.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.07%

Male Poverty Rate

19.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Heard County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Heard County, Georgia is Black, with 19.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Heard County, Georgia is Hispanic, with 8.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.5%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.72%.

Heard County, Georgia Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.59%
High School15.36%
Some College11.06%
Bachelors or Greater4.57%
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Heard County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed63.11%
Male Unemployed47.9%
Female Employed4.79%
Male Employed2.97%
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Heard County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Heard County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Heard County, Georgia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.4%

Male Marriage Rate

42.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Heard County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Heard County, Georgia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

863

Number of Veterans

807

Male Veterans

56

Female Veterans

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Heard County, Georgia Veterans by War

count

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Heard County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Heard County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Heard County, Georgia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Heard County, Georgia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54%

Labor Force Participation

51%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Heard County, Georgia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Heard County, Georgia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Heard County, Georgia Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

76.53%

Born in Heard County, Georgia

98.28%

Native Born

1.72%

Foreign Born

1.04%

Non Citizen

0.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.28% of Heard County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 76.53% having been born in Georgia. 1.04% 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

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