Jenkins County, Georgia Population 2020

Jenkins County, Georgia's estimated population is 8,501 with a growth rate of -1.06% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jenkins County, Georgia is the 133rd largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20208,501-91-1.06%
20198,592-91-1.05%
20188,683-91-1.04%
20178,774120.14%
20168,762-113-1.27%
20158,875-168-1.86%
20149,043-157-1.71%
20139,200830.91%
20129,11799012.18%
20118,127-196-2.35%
20108,323760.92%
19908,247-594-6.72%
19808,8415096.11%
19708,332-816-8.92%
19609,148-1,116-10.87%
195010,264-1,579-13.33%
194011,843-1,065-8.25%
193012,908-1,420-9.91%
192014,3282,80824.37%
191011,5200.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-1.06%
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Founded
August 17, 1905
County Seat

Jenkins County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,36360.76%
Black or African American2,95533.48%
Some Other Race2012.28%
American Indian and Alaska Native1271.44%
Asian1091.23%
Two or More Races720.82%

Jenkins County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Jenkins County, Georgia Median Age

43.7


Total

35.9


Male

47.1


Female

Jenkins County, Georgia Adults

There are 6,787 adults, (1,484 of whom are seniors) in Jenkins County, Georgia.

Jenkins County, Georgia Age Dependency

66.5

Age Dependency Ratio

28

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Jenkins County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

4,772

54.06%

Male

4,055

45.94%

Jenkins County, Georgia Households and Families

Jenkins County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jenkins County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married82.1%17.9%
All70.2%29.8%
Non Family68.9%31.1%
Female38.6%61.4%

70.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,4092.5770.2
Married1,5063.1282.1
Non Family1,3161.2468.9
Female5494.238.6
Male382.84100

3.34

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jenkins County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3576.14%
9th to 12th Grade84714.56%
High School Graduate2,35840.54%
Some College1,33722.99%
Associates Degree3796.52%
Bachelors Degree3055.24%
Graduate Degree2334.01%

Jenkins County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,7033,173405
Black1,9051,259118
Hispanic11771
Asian929215
Native American4517

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 16.30%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,667$24,237$21,613
Less Than High School$$14,861$2,500
High School Grad$22,260$29,359$19,357
Some College$23,077$19,858$26,868
Bachelors Degree$36,250$29,250$47,778
Graduate Degree$53,333$$49,176

$22,667

Average Earnings

$24,237

Average Male

$21,613

Average Female

Jenkins County, Georgia Language

Jenkins County, Georgia Language by Age

Jenkins County, Georgia Language

90.48% of Jenkins County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 9.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.37% of the population.

Jenkins County, Georgia Poverty

Jenkins County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,9211,19040.74%
White4,90471014.48%
Hispanic74764486.21%
Other201201100.00%
Native127127100.00%

29.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.99%

Male Poverty Rate

32.05%

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 White, with 14.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.87%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School57.61%
High School16.01%
Some College11.97%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Employed17.80%
Female Unemployed15.63%
Male Employed13.62%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Jenkins County, Georgia Income

Jenkins County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$27,311$39,590
Families$40,853$50,934
Married Families$51,444-
Non Families$18,856$21,215

Jenkins County, Georgia Marital Status

Jenkins County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.7%

Male Marriage Rate

38.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Jenkins County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Jenkins 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.

Jenkins County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Jenkins County, Georgia Veterans

503

Number of Veterans

461

Male Veterans

42

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam288
First Gulf War52
Korea45
Second Gulf War41
World War II11
Age Group Veterans
55 to 64234
65 to 74113
35 to 5488
75+68
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White3999.30%
Black1044.63%
Hispanic92.50%

$Jenkins County, Georgia Veterans by Education

9.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jenkins County, Georgia Employment Status

49.3%

Labor Force Participation

47.4%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Jenkins 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

81.73%

Born in Georgia

95.24%

Native Born

4.76%

Foreign Born

2.84%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.24% of Jenkins County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 81.73% having been born in Georgia. 2.84% 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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