Jenkins County, Georgia Population 2024

8,515

Jenkins County, Georgia's estimated 2024 population is 8,515 with a growth rate of -1.01% 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 2.34% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20298,080-87-1.07%
20288,167-87-1.05%
20278,254-87-1.04%
20268,341-87-1.03%
20258,428-87-1.02%
20248,515-87-1.01%
20238,602-87-1%
20228,689-87-0.99%
20218,7761101.27%
20208,666-68-0.78%
20198,734-56-0.64%
20188,790-54-0.61%
20178,844210.24%
20168,823-83-0.93%
20158,906-134-1.48%
20149,040-156-1.7%
20139,196820.9%
20129,11499012.19%
20118,124-196-2.36%
20108,320
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%
191011,5203,44042.57%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.01% (-87)
County Website
Jenkins County
State
Georgia
County Seat
2010 Population
8,320
Area
347 mi²
Density
25 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
2.34% (195)
Founded
August 17, 1905

Jenkins County, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,98557.27%
Black or African American3,03634.88%
Two or more races3804.37%
Other race2993.44%
Native American20.02%
Asian20.02%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Jenkins County, Georgia Population by Race

Jenkins County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2024

Jenkins County, Georgia Median Age

44

Total

42.6

Male

47.3

Female

Jenkins County, Georgia Adults

There are 7,081 adults, (1,851 of whom are seniors) in Jenkins County, Georgia.

Jenkins County, Georgia Age Dependency

66.4

Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31

Child Dependency Ratio

Jenkins County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female4,34749.94%
Male4,35750.06%

Jenkins County, Georgia Population by Age

Jenkins County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,2972.482.817.2
Married1,3922.7391.18.9
Non Family1,3591.2681.118.9
Female4624.6459.540.5
Male843.121000
showing: 5 rows

3.13

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

82.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Jenkins County, Georgia Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Jenkins County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jenkins County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Jenkins County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$25,455

Average Earnings

$28,764

Average Male

$23,975

Average Female

Jenkins County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jenkins County, Georgia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Jenkins County, Georgia Language

94.51% of Jenkins County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 5.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.38% of the population.

Jenkins County, Georgia Language

Jenkins County, Georgia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,6401,11223.97%
Black2,48073429.6%
Other277277100%
Hispanic59127746.87%
Multiple2934013.65%
showing: 5 rows

27.9%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.26%

Male Poverty Rate

24.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jenkins County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jenkins County, Georgia is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jenkins County, Georgia is Multiple, with 13.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 42.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.78%.

Jenkins County, Georgia Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School35.08%
Less Than 9th Grade34.92%
Some College22.35%
Bachelors or Greater6.69%
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Jenkins County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Employed23.27%
Female Employed11.77%
Male Unemployed
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Jenkins County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jenkins County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Jenkins County, Georgia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.3%

Male Marriage Rate

38.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Jenkins County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Jenkins County, Georgia Marriage

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

Jenkins County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Jenkins County, Georgia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

381

Number of Veterans

368

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

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Jenkins County, Georgia Veterans by War

count

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Jenkins County, Georgia Veterans by Age

count

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Jenkins County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Jenkins County, Georgia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

69.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jenkins County, Georgia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

42.6%

Labor Force Participation

40.5%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Jenkins County, Georgia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Jenkins County, Georgia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Jenkins County, Georgia Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

85.6%

Born in Jenkins County, Georgia

97.77%

Native Born

2.23%

Foreign Born

1.71%

Non Citizen

0.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.77% of Jenkins County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 85.6% having been born in Georgia. 1.71% 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

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