Jones County, Georgia Population 2024

28,598

Jones County, Georgia's estimated 2024 population is 28,598 with a growth rate of 0.22% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jones County, Georgia is the 69th largest county in Georgia. The 2010 population was 28,628 and has seen a growth of -0.1% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202928,913630.22%
202828,850630.22%
202728,787630.22%
202628,724630.22%
202528,661630.22%
202428,598630.22%
202328,535630.22%
202228,472630.22%
202128,409120.04%
202028,397-292-1.02%
201928,689860.3%
201828,6031440.51%
201728,459-113-0.4%
201628,5721400.49%
201528,432-209-0.73%
201428,641780.27%
201328,563-47-0.16%
201228,610-114-0.4%
201128,724960.34%
201028,628
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%
18108,597-20,316-70.27%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.22% (63)
County Website
Jones County
State
Georgia
County Seat
2010 Population
28,628
Area
394 mi²
Density
73 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-0.1% (-30)
Founded
December 10, 1807

Jones County, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White20,23771.3%
Black or African American6,98924.62%
Two or more races8422.97%
Other race1580.56%
Asian1560.55%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Jones County, Georgia Population by Race

Jones County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2024

Jones County, Georgia Median Age

41.3

Total

39.9

Male

43.4

Female

Jones County, Georgia Adults

There are 21,984 adults, (5,094 of whom are seniors) in Jones County, Georgia.

Jones County, Georgia Age Dependency

68

Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Jones County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female14,47751.01%
Male13,90548.99%

Jones County, Georgia Population by Age

Jones County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All10,5812.6682.817.2
Married5,7953.0592.97.1
Non Family3,1461.1775.624.4
Female1,3384.1853.446.6
Male3023.85937
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3.2

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

82.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Jones 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

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

Jones 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 2+ races people with a rate of 98.07%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 25.27%.

Jones County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$44,121

Average Earnings

$54,000

Average Male

$37,165

Average Female

Jones County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jones County, Georgia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Jones County, Georgia Language

97.48% of Jones County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 2.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.57% of the population.

Jones County, Georgia Language

Jones County, Georgia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White19,8023,12315.77%
Black6,86075611.02%
Multiple82412515.17%
Hispanic5709216.14%
Asian14874.73%
Other15853.16%
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14.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.71%

Male Poverty Rate

13.9%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jones County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jones County, Georgia is Hispanic, with 16.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jones County, Georgia is Other, with 3.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.06%.

Jones County, Georgia Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.38%
High School18.26%
Some College9.13%
Bachelors or Greater2.9%
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Jones County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed66.15%
Female Unemployed27.2%
Male Employed5.67%
Female Employed2.81%
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Jones County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jones County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Jones County, Georgia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.0%

Male Marriage Rate

51.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Jones County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Jones 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 55-64.

Jones County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Jones County, Georgia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,903

Number of Veterans

1,758

Male Veterans

145

Female Veterans

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Jones County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Jones County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Jones County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Jones County, Georgia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jones County, Georgia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.4%

Labor Force Participation

55.8%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Jones County, Georgia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Jones County, Georgia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Jones 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

78.6%

Born in Jones County, Georgia

98.26%

Native Born

1.74%

Foreign Born

0.92%

Non Citizen

0.82%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.26% of Jones County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 78.6% having been born in Georgia. 0.92% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Jones County, Georgia Place of Birth

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