Jefferson County, Georgia Population 2022

Jefferson County, Georgia's estimated population is 15,176 with a growth rate of -0.41% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jefferson County, Georgia is the 108th largest county in Georgia. The 2010 Population was 16,869 and has seen a growth of -10.04% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18005,6840.00%
18106,1114277.51%
18207,05694515.46%
18307,3092533.59%
18407,254-55-0.75%
18509,1311,87725.88%
186010,2191,08811.92%
187012,1901,97119.29%
188015,6713,48128.56%
189017,2131,5429.84%
190018,2129995.80%
191021,3793,16717.39%
192022,6021,2235.72%
193020,727-1,875-8.30%
194020,040-687-3.31%
195018,855-1,185-5.91%
196017,468-1,387-7.36%
197017,174-294-1.68%
198018,4031,2297.16%
199017,408-995-5.41%
201016,869-539-3.10%
201116,769-100-0.59%
201216,347-422-2.52%
201316,240-107-0.65%
201416,119-121-0.75%
201515,917-202-1.25%
201615,755-162-1.02%
201715,630-125-0.79%
201815,424-206-1.32%
201915,362-62-0.40%
202015,300-62-0.40%
202115,238-62-0.41%
202215,176-62-0.41%
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Jefferson County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,77043.71%
Black or African American8,21053.01%
American Indian and Alaska Native210.14%
Asian580.37%
Some Other Race2571.66%
Two or More Races1731.12%
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Jefferson County, Georgia Population by Race

Jefferson County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2022

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Jefferson County, Georgia Median Age

40


Total

39.1


Male

41.7


Female

Jefferson County, Georgia Adults

There are 11,838 adults, (2,820 of whom are seniors) in Jefferson County, Georgia.

Jefferson County, Georgia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Jefferson County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

8,026

51.82%

Male

7,463

48.18%

Jefferson County, Georgia Population by Age

Jefferson County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jefferson County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80%20%
All63.9%36.1%
Non Family58.1%41.9%
Male43.5%56.5%
Female41.8%58.2%

63.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jefferson County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,5832.6863.9
Married2,4413.2280
Male3754.0143.5
Female9713.6241.8
Non Family1,7961.1658.1

3.31

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

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Jefferson County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8608.11%
9th to 12th Grade1,42013.40%
High School Graduate4,27640.35%
Some College2,11219.93%
Associates Degree7997.54%
Bachelors Degree9008.49%
Graduate Degree2312.18%
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Jefferson County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jefferson County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American11114
Asian461910
White4,7524,060773
2+ Races71717
Black5,3984,110337
Hispanic37186
Other Race175

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 native american people with a rate of 36.36%.

Jefferson County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,658$39,561$27,697
Less Than 9th Grade$24,455$27,635$15,867
High School Graduate$28,871$39,563$22,937
Some College$31,188$50,074$30,203
Bachelors Degree$50,962$64,702$43,323
Graduate Degree$41,111$40,833$41,250

$30,658

Average Earnings

$39,561

Average Male

$27,697

Average Female

Jefferson County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jefferson County, Georgia Language by Age

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Jefferson County, Georgia Language

95.71% of Jefferson County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 4.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.29% of the population.

Jefferson County, Georgia Language

Jefferson County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black7,9952,36129.53%
Hispanic59614824.83%
Asian58712.07%
Multiple1601710.63%
White6,22863710.23%
Other117NaN%

21.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.59%

Male Poverty Rate

24.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jefferson County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jefferson County, Georgia is Black, with 29.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jefferson County, Georgia is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.87%.

Jefferson County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.29%
High School15.83%
Some College8.94%
Bachelors or Greater5.67%

Jefferson County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.06%
Male Unemployed29.69%
Female Employed10.08%
Female Unemployed27.31%

Jefferson County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jefferson County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,009$53,761
Families$50,587$63,978
Married Families$67,889-
Non Families$21,603$30,424
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Income by Household Type

Jefferson County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.0%

Male Marriage Rate

39.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Jefferson County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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Jefferson County, Georgia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Jefferson County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

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Jefferson County, Georgia Marital Status

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846

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War250
First Gulf War193
Vietnam296
Korea56
World War II19

Jefferson County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34172
35 to 54151
55 to 64150
65 to 74267
75+106

Jefferson County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3767.00%
Black4677.67%
Native American318.75%

Jefferson County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Jefferson County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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5.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jefferson County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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52.6%

Labor Force Participation

49.1%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Jefferson County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Jefferson County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Jefferson 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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85.74%

Born in Jefferson County, Georgia

97.75%

Native Born

2.25%

Foreign Born

1.34%

Non Citizen

0.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.75% of Jefferson County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 85.74% having been born in Georgia. 1.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Jefferson 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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