Jackson County, Georgia Population 2020

Jackson County, Georgia's estimated population is 75,834 with a growth rate of 3.70% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jackson County, Georgia is the 33rd largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202075,8342,7063.70%
201973,1282,7063.84%
201870,4222,7064.00%
201767,7162,6164.02%
201665,1001,6642.62%
201563,4361,3332.15%
201462,1038321.36%
201361,2714310.71%
201260,840-126-0.21%
201160,9662710.45%
201060,69530,690102.28%
199030,0054,66218.40%
198025,3434,25020.15%
197021,0932,59414.02%
196018,499-498-2.62%
195018,997-1,092-5.44%
194020,089-1,520-7.03%
193021,609-3,045-12.35%
192024,654-5,515-18.28%
191030,1696,13025.50%
190024,0394,86325.36%
189019,1762,87917.67%
188016,2975,11645.76%
187011,1815765.43%
186010,6058378.57%
18509,7681,24614.62%
18408,522-482-5.35%
18309,0046497.77%
18208,355-2,214-20.95%
181010,5692,83336.62%
18007,7360.00%
2020 Growth Rate
3.70%
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Founded
1796
County Seat

Jackson County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White57,48987.43%
Black or African American4,3936.68%
Two or More Races1,7322.63%
Asian1,0491.60%
Some Other Race1,0031.53%
American Indian and Alaska Native810.12%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.01%

Jackson County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Jackson County, Georgia Median Age

38.5


Total

37.8


Male

39.3


Female

Jackson County, Georgia Adults

There are 48,982 adults, (9,475 of whom are seniors) in Jackson County, Georgia.

Jackson County, Georgia Age Dependency

66.4

Age Dependency Ratio

24

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Jackson County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

33,310

50.66%

Male

32,445

49.34%

Jackson County, Georgia Households and Families

Jackson County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jackson County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.8%14.2%
All77.5%22.5%
Male76%24%
Non Family68.7%31.3%
Female54.4%45.6%

77.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,0342.9577.5
Married13,2123.4585.8
Non Family5,1941.2568.7
Female2,6753.6854.4
Male9533.376

3.38

Average Family Size

2.95

Average Household Size

5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jackson County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,4305.49%
9th to 12th Grade4,78610.82%
High School Graduate14,27432.27%
Some College9,14920.68%
Associates Degree4,2889.69%
Bachelors Degree5,95213.46%
Graduate Degree3,3547.58%

Jackson County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White37,20532,0908,403
Black3,0632,185356
Hispanic2,7081,767227
Asian742579277
Other Race60137030
Multiple Races50642572
Native American7234
Islander55

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 37.33%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,061$46,888$29,496
Less Than High School$26,253$34,458$21,305
High School Grad$30,846$38,375$22,124
Some College$39,281$52,255$29,702
Bachelors Degree$50,261$65,495$41,345
Graduate Degree$57,571$65,750$51,768

$39,061

Average Earnings

$46,888

Average Male

$29,496

Average Female

Jackson County, Georgia Language

Jackson County, Georgia Language by Age

Jackson County, Georgia Language

91.46% of Jackson County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 8.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.88% of the population.

Jackson County, Georgia Poverty

Jackson County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White53,4385,2119.75%
Black4,1991,00123.84%
Hispanic4,83676815.88%
Multiple1,72023913.90%
Other1,00313813.76%
Native80911.25%

11.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.31%

Male Poverty Rate

11.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jackson County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Georgia is Black, with 23.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Georgia is White, with 9.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.15%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.54%
High School12.26%
Some College7.45%
Bachelors or Greater1.56%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed35.00%
Female Unemployed30.77%
Female Employed4.73%
Male Employed3.98%

Jackson County, Georgia Income

Jackson County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$62,495$77,238
Families$71,001$86,380
Married Families$79,773-
Non Families$31,811$43,498

Jackson County, Georgia Marital Status

Jackson County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.8%

Male Marriage Rate

52.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Jackson County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Jackson County, Georgia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Jackson County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Jackson County, Georgia Veterans

4,302

Number of Veterans

3,719

Male Veterans

583

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,517
Second Gulf War961
First Gulf War957
Korea352
World War II32
Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,173
35 to 541,098
75+812
18 to 34610
55 to 64609
Name Veterans % of Total
White4,0899.44%
Hispanic2488.07%
Black1684.89%
Asian233.25%
Indian911.11%
2 or More81.33%
Hawaiian5100.00%

$Jackson County, Georgia Veterans by Education

4.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jackson County, Georgia Employment Status

61.7%

Labor Force Participation

58.4%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Jackson 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

67.10%

Born in Georgia

94.55%

Native Born

5.45%

Foreign Born

2.98%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.55% of Jackson County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 67.10% having been born in Georgia. 2.98% 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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