Jones County, Georgia Population 2020

Jones County, Georgia's estimated population is 28,942 with a growth rate of 0.57% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jones County, Georgia is the 64th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202028,9421630.57%
201928,7791630.57%
201828,6161630.57%
201728,453-124-0.43%
201628,5771310.46%
201528,446-204-0.71%
201428,650780.27%
201328,572-47-0.16%
201228,619-114-0.40%
201128,733870.30%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
0.57%
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Founded
December 10, 1807
County Seat

Jones County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,79072.82%
Black or African American7,08224.81%
Two or More Races3971.39%
Asian2130.75%
American Indian and Alaska Native560.20%
Some Other Race100.04%

Jones County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Jones County, Georgia Median Age

40.1


Total

38.6


Male

40.7


Female

Jones County, Georgia Adults

There are 21,788 adults, (4,748 of whom are seniors) in Jones County, Georgia.

Jones County, Georgia Age Dependency

67.5

Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Jones County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

14,674

51.40%

Male

13,874

48.60%

Jones County, Georgia Households and Families

Jones County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jones County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.9%10.1%
All80.1%19.9%
Male74.1%25.9%
Non Family69.9%30.1%
Female64%36%

80.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,5102.6980.1
Married5,7223.1589.9
Non Family2,7871.1669.9
Female1,5493.4764
Male4523.7174.1

3.17

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

3.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jones County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6223.18%
9th to 12th Grade1,8509.47%
High School Graduate7,16936.68%
Some College4,35522.28%
Associates Degree1,6248.31%
Bachelors Degree2,41212.34%
Graduate Degree1,5127.74%

Jones County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,09312,1362,905
Black4,8644,366752
Hispanic301301165
Multiple Races19819859
Asian14212559
Native American282817
Other Race101010

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,339$42,396$33,921
Less Than High School$27,889$36,250$
High School Grad$35,941$40,982$27,255
Some College$33,297$41,969$29,351
Bachelors Degree$49,170$49,397$49,099
Graduate Degree$60,745$90,821$54,643

$39,339

Average Earnings

$42,396

Average Male

$33,921

Average Female

Jones County, Georgia Language

Jones County, Georgia Language by Age

Jones County, Georgia Language

98.35% of Jones County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 1.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.82% of the population.

Jones County, Georgia Poverty

Jones County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,2762,79913.80%
Black6,9641,37419.73%
Multiple3935213.23%
Asian213136.10%

15.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.11%

Male Poverty Rate

15.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jones County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jones County, Georgia is Black, with 19.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jones County, Georgia is Asian, with 6.10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.62%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.28%
High School12.60%
Some College10.96%
Bachelors or Greater4.09%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed50.19%
Male Unemployed32.95%
Female Employed5.88%
Male Employed4.58%

Jones County, Georgia Income

Jones County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,155$67,116
Families$63,868$75,685
Married Families$78,929-
Non Families$30,437$40,010

Jones County, Georgia Marital Status

Jones County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Jones County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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

Jones County, Georgia Veterans

2,345

Number of Veterans

2,115

Male Veterans

230

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam830
First Gulf War451
Second Gulf War347
Korea277
World War II32
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54592
75+557
65 to 74547
55 to 64458
18 to 34191
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,68710.65%
Black63511.56%
2 or More125.63%
Indian1139.29%

$Jones County, Georgia Veterans by Education

8.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jones County, Georgia Employment Status

58%

Labor Force Participation

53.5%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Jones 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

81.10%

Born in Georgia

98.99%

Native Born

1.01%

Foreign Born

0.46%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.99% of Jones County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 81.10% having been born in Georgia. 0.46% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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