Jenkins County, Georgia Population 2022

Jenkins County, Georgia's estimated population is 8,409 with a growth rate of -1.05% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jenkins County, Georgia is the 133rd largest county in Georgia. The 2010 Population was 8,320 and has seen a growth of 1.07% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
191011,5200.00%
192014,3282,80824.37%
193012,908-1,420-9.91%
194011,843-1,065-8.25%
195010,264-1,579-13.33%
19609,148-1,116-10.87%
19708,332-816-8.92%
19808,8415096.11%
19908,247-594-6.72%
20108,320730.89%
20118,125-195-2.34%
20129,10898312.10%
20139,194860.94%
20149,034-160-1.74%
20158,899-135-1.49%
20168,812-87-0.98%
20178,81310.01%
20188,765-48-0.54%
20198,676-89-1.02%
20208,587-89-1.03%
20218,498-89-1.04%
20228,409-89-1.05%
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Jenkins County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,10158.05%
Black or African American3,12735.59%
American Indian and Alaska Native1832.08%
Asian630.72%
Some Other Race1862.12%
Two or More Races1271.45%
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Jenkins County, Georgia Population by Race

Jenkins County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2022

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Jenkins County, Georgia Median Age

41.9


Total

38.5


Male

46.9


Female

Jenkins County, Georgia Adults

There are 6,920 adults, (1,507 of whom are seniors) in Jenkins County, Georgia.

Jenkins County, Georgia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Jenkins County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

4,567

51.97%

Male

4,220

48.03%

Jenkins County, Georgia Population by Age

Jenkins County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jenkins County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male87.5%12.5%
Married82.7%17.3%
All75.4%24.6%
Non Family74.9%25.1%
Female45.5%54.5%

75.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jenkins County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3922.4975.4
Married1,6332.8282.7
Male403.0887.5
Female3934.7345.5
Non Family1,3261.4174.9

3.08

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

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Jenkins County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4206.96%
9th to 12th Grade89914.90%
High School Graduate2,83947.05%
Some College1,12818.69%
Associates Degree4337.18%
Bachelors Degree2073.43%
Graduate Degree1081.79%
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Jenkins County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jenkins County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian63638
White3,6703,212307
Hispanic9968
Native American9160
Black2,0271,295
2+ Races12426

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 12.70%.

Jenkins County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$20,033$21,679$18,660
Less Than 9th Grade$$26,979$
High School Graduate$20,103$21,387$19,241
Some College$19,932$17,188$20,347
Bachelors Degree$60,203$102,989$51,875
Graduate Degree$53,935$$73,750

$20,033

Average Earnings

$21,679

Average Male

$18,660

Average Female

Jenkins County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jenkins County, Georgia Language by Age

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Jenkins County, Georgia Language

93.19% of Jenkins County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 6.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.10% of the population.

Jenkins County, Georgia Language

Jenkins County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native183183100.00%
Multiple838096.39%
Hispanic54747987.57%
Black2,6621,31949.55%
White4,76888818.62%
Other186NaN%

34.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.84%

Male Poverty Rate

36.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jenkins County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jenkins County, Georgia is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jenkins 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 9.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 47.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.21%.

Jenkins County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade60.52%
High School27.57%
Some College14.32%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Jenkins County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed25.75%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed17.44%
Female Unemployed40.51%

Jenkins County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jenkins County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$25,712$36,020
Families$39,241$47,159
Married Families$49,294-
Non Families$14,490$18,132
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Income by Household Type

Jenkins County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.2%

Male Marriage Rate

42.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Jenkins County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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Jenkins 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 35-44.

Jenkins County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

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Jenkins County, Georgia Marital Status

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528

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War33
First Gulf War65
Vietnam293
Korea17
World War II7

Jenkins County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5461
55 to 64220
65 to 74110
75+137

Jenkins County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White43210.16%
Black964.12%

Jenkins County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Jenkins County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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12.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jenkins County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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48.7%

Labor Force Participation

46.8%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Jenkins County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Jenkins County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Jenkins 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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83.96%

Born in Jenkins County, Georgia

95.32%

Native Born

4.68%

Foreign Born

2.92%

Non Citizen

1.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.32% of Jenkins County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 83.96% having been born in Georgia. 2.92% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Jenkins 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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