Jones County, Georgia Population 2021

Jones County, Georgia's estimated population is 28,845 with a growth rate of 0.19% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jones County, Georgia is the 65th largest county inGeorgia. The 2010 Population was 28,646 and has seen a growth of 0.69% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202128,845550.19%
202028,790550.19%
201928,735550.19%
201828,6802140.75%
201728,466-108-0.38%
201628,5741330.47%
201528,441-211-0.74%
201428,652760.27%
201328,576-48-0.17%
201228,624-116-0.40%
201128,740940.33%
201028,6467,90738.13%
199020,7394,16025.09%
198016,5794,36135.69%
197012,2183,75044.28%
19608,46893012.34%
19507,538-793-9.52%
19408,331-661-7.35%
19308,992-4,277-32.23%
192013,2691661.27%
191013,103-255-1.91%
190013,3586495.11%
189012,7091,0969.44%
188011,6132,17723.07%
18709,4363293.61%
18609,107-1,117-10.93%
185010,2241591.58%
184010,065-3,280-24.58%
183013,345-3,225-19.46%
182016,5707,97392.74%
18108,5970.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.19%
County Website
State
Founded
December 10, 1807
County Seat
2010 Population
28,646
Growth Since 2010
0.69%
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Jones County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,83672.91%
Black or African American7,04324.64%
Two or More Races4281.50%
Asian2130.75%
American Indian and Alaska Native500.17%
Some Other Race90.03%
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Jones County, Georgia Population by Race

Jones County, Georgia Population Pyramid $2021

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Jones County, Georgia Median Age

40.4


Total

39.6


Male

40.8


Female

Jones County, Georgia Adults

There are 21,886 adults, (4,967 of whom are seniors) in Jones County, Georgia.

Jones County, Georgia Age Dependency

68.9

Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Jones County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

14,851

51.96%

Male

13,728

48.04%

Jones County, Georgia Population by Age

Jones County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jones County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female63.5%36.5%
Male71.4%28.6%
Non Family74.9%25.1%
All80.2%19.8%
Married88.7%11.3%

80.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jones County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,7012.6580.2
Married5,6283.1288.7
Non Family3,0311.1774.9
Female1,6893.5463.5
Male3533.4671.4

3.17

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

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Jones County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6373.24%
9th to 12th Grade1,5037.65%
High School Graduate7,70639.23%
Some College4,11420.94%
Associates Degree1,8379.35%
Bachelors Degree2,28911.65%
Graduate Degree1,5577.93%
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Jones County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jones County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White14,15312,5402,773
Black4,8744,376828
Hispanic256256147
2+ Races19919958
Asian15112247
Native American343417
Other Race999

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 other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Jones County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,965$42,332$33,771
Less Than 9th Grade$32,109$44,198$
High School Graduate$34,813$36,505$31,396
Some College$30,912$44,898$24,929
Bachelors Degree$50,909$49,179$53,792
Graduate Degree$59,970$76,310$57,560

$37,965

Average Earnings

$42,332

Average Male

$33,771

Average Female

Jones County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jones County, Georgia Language by Age

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Jones County, Georgia Language

98.30% of Jones County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 1.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.79% of the population.

Jones County, Georgia Language

Jones County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,2672,72013.42%
Black6,9201,13616.42%
Multiple4238921.04%
Asian2072210.63%

14.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.99%

Male Poverty Rate

14.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jones County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jones County, Georgia is Multiple, with 21.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jones County, Georgia is Asian, with 10.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.90%.

Jones County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.38%
High School12.73%
Some College12.16%
Bachelors or Greater3.65%

Jones County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed46.63%
Male Unemployed18.58%
Male Employed3.68%
Female Employed3.63%

Jones County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jones County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,020$66,967
Families$64,545$76,571
Married Families$78,418-
Non Families$27,860$39,215
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Income by Household Type

Jones County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.8%

Male Marriage Rate

51.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Jones County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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Jones County, Georgia Marriage

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

Jones County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

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Jones County, Georgia Marital Status

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2,292

Number of Veterans

2,081

Male Veterans

211

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam844
First Gulf War421
Second Gulf War358
Korea276
World War II49

Jones County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74571
75+568
35 to 54522
55 to 64460
18 to 34171

Jones County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,62810.22%
Black63311.49%
Native American1750.00%
2+ Races146.67%

Jones County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Jones County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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8.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jones County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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57.5%

Labor Force Participation

54.3%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Jones County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Jones County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Jones 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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80.70%

Born in Jones County, Georgia

98.85%

Native Born

1.15%

Foreign Born

0.55%

Non Citizen

0.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.85% of Jones County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 80.70% having been born in Georgia. 0.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Jones 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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