Jackson County, Georgia Population 2021

Jackson County, Georgia's estimated population is 78,281 with a growth rate of 3.51% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jackson County, Georgia is the 34th largest county inGeorgia. The 2010 Population was 60,696 and has seen a growth of 28.97% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202178,2812,6523.51%
202075,6292,6523.63%
201972,9772,6523.77%
201870,3252,6813.96%
201767,6442,5833.97%
201665,0611,6432.59%
201563,4181,3172.12%
201462,1018331.36%
201361,2684240.70%
201260,844-130-0.21%
201160,9742780.46%
201060,69630,691102.29%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
3.51% (2,652)
County Website
State
Founded
1796
County Seat
2010 Population
60,696
Growth Since 2010
28.97% (17,585)
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Jackson County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White58,69986.47%
Black or African American4,6256.81%
Two or More Races1,7052.51%
Some Other Race1,5662.31%
Asian1,2111.78%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander450.07%
American Indian and Alaska Native340.05%
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Jackson County, Georgia Population by Race

Jackson County, Georgia Population Pyramid $2021

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Jackson County, Georgia Median Age

38.1


Total

37.6


Male

38.8


Female

Jackson County, Georgia Adults

There are 50,626 adults, (9,779 of whom are seniors) in Jackson County, Georgia.

Jackson County, Georgia Age Dependency

66.2

Age Dependency Ratio

23.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Jackson County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

34,249

50.45%

Male

33,636

49.55%

Jackson County, Georgia Population by Age

Jackson County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jackson County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female56.5%43.5%
Non Family67.4%32.6%
Male76.7%23.3%
All77.9%22.1%
Married85.9%14.1%

77.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jackson County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All23,1662.8977.9
Married14,0793.3885.9
Non Family5,3191.2367.4
Female2,5813.5756.5
Male1,1873.0676.7

3.31

Average Family Size

2.89

Average Household Size

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Jackson County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,5205.50%
9th to 12th Grade4,79010.45%
High School Graduate14,74132.15%
Some College9,14119.93%
Associates Degree4,2579.28%
Bachelors Degree6,79814.82%
Graduate Degree3,6107.87%
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Jackson County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jackson County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White38,21933,1209,309
Black3,2702,427477
Hispanic2,9862,027249
Asian832600255
Other Race80049078
2+ Races57643396
Islander4141
Native American34

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 30.65%.

Jackson County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,137$48,313$31,150
Less Than 9th Grade$26,610$34,623$20,824
High School Graduate$33,030$41,061$24,087
Some College$41,818$54,560$31,001
Bachelors Degree$49,832$64,209$42,747
Graduate Degree$59,593$66,208$54,208

$41,137

Average Earnings

$48,313

Average Male

$31,150

Average Female

Jackson County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jackson County, Georgia Language by Age

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Jackson County, Georgia Language

91.58% of Jackson County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 8.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.92% of the population.

Jackson County, Georgia Language

Jackson County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White54,7265,0669.26%
Black4,4061,21327.53%
Hispanic5,1571,10421.41%
Other1,56637624.01%
Multiple1,58530819.43%

11.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.11%

Male Poverty Rate

12.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jackson County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Georgia is Black, with 27.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Georgia is White, with 9.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.30%.

Jackson County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.55%
High School12.27%
Some College8.53%
Bachelors or Greater1.76%

Jackson County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed41.35%
Male Unemployed38.79%
Female Employed5.14%
Male Employed3.90%

Jackson County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jackson County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$65,385$81,860
Families$74,404$91,675
Married Families$83,999$102,208
Non Families$33,979$44,722
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Income by Household Type

Jackson County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.6%

Male Marriage Rate

54.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Jackson County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

Jackson County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

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Jackson County, Georgia Marital Status

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4,264

Number of Veterans

3,608

Male Veterans

656

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,452
Second Gulf War1,110
First Gulf War961
Korea310
World War II13

Jackson County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,121
65 to 741,115
75+833
18 to 34632
55 to 64563

Jackson County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,9838.98%
Black2366.49%
Hispanic1705.13%
2+ Races233.34%
Asian222.67%

Jackson County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Jackson County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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3.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jackson County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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62%

Labor Force Participation

59.3%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Jackson County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Jackson County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Jackson 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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66.64%

Born in Jackson County, Georgia

94.67%

Native Born

5.33%

Foreign Born

2.81%

Non Citizen

2.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.67% of Jackson County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 66.64% having been born in Georgia. 2.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Jackson 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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