Lanier County, Georgia Population 2020

Lanier County, Georgia's estimated population is 10,154 with a growth rate of -0.91% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lanier County, Georgia is the 125th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202010,154-93-0.91%
201910,247-93-0.90%
201810,340-93-0.89%
201710,43360.06%
201610,4271611.57%
201510,266-99-0.96%
201410,365-43-0.41%
201310,408-53-0.51%
201210,461-13-0.12%
201110,4743773.73%
201010,0974,56682.55%
19905,531-123-2.18%
19805,65462312.38%
19705,031-66-1.29%
19605,097-54-1.05%
19505,151-481-8.54%
19405,6324428.52%
19305,1900.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.91%
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Founded
1920
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Lanier County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,66973.98%
Black or African American2,50724.18%
Two or More Races840.81%
Some Other Race460.44%
Asian320.31%
American Indian and Alaska Native280.27%

Lanier County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Lanier County, Georgia Median Age

35.4


Total

34.8


Male

35.8


Female

Lanier County, Georgia Adults

There are 7,724 adults, (1,319 of whom are seniors) in Lanier County, Georgia.

Lanier County, Georgia Age Dependency

61.8

Age Dependency Ratio

20.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Lanier County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

5,183

50.00%

Male

5,183

50.00%

Lanier County, Georgia Households and Families

Lanier County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lanier County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.5%22.5%
All64%36%
Non Family59.8%40.2%
Male44%56%
Female28.8%71.2%

64.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7242.764
Married1,8943.477.5
Non Family1,1531.0259.8
Female4863.1628.8
Male1914.7144

3.37

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

3.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lanier County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4797.01%
9th to 12th Grade93013.61%
High School Graduate2,43935.70%
Some College1,21417.77%
Associates Degree6529.54%
Bachelors Degree74010.83%
Graduate Degree3785.53%

Lanier County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,9393,923838
Black1,5531,212214
Hispanic22419466
Multiple Races5858
Other Race4623
Native American2828
Asian88

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 hispanic people with a rate of 29.46%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,297$38,159$30,773
Less Than High School$21,412$21,957$16,736
High School Grad$26,573$29,583$22,609
Some College$35,907$40,528$30,840
Bachelors Degree$49,306$53,264$
Graduate Degree$57,319$$57,197

$34,297

Average Earnings

$38,159

Average Male

$30,773

Average Female

Lanier County, Georgia Language

Lanier County, Georgia Language by Age

Lanier County, Georgia Language

97.82% of Lanier County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 2.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.91% of the population.

Lanier County, Georgia Poverty

Lanier County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,3271,30055.87%
White6,95493013.37%
Hispanic55812522.40%
Other392358.97%

23.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.72%

Male Poverty Rate

23.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lanier County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lanier County, Georgia is Other, with 58.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lanier County, Georgia is White, with 13.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.34%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School42.57%
High School19.79%
Some College15.69%
Bachelors or Greater7.98%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed80.09%
Female Unemployed35.29%
Female Employed11.09%
Male Employed5.29%

Lanier County, Georgia Income

Lanier County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,104$48,129
Families$47,029$59,075
Married Families$58,049-
Non Families$16,599$22,617

Lanier County, Georgia Marital Status

Lanier County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.7%

Male Marriage Rate

48.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Lanier County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Lanier 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 35-44.

Lanier County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Lanier County, Georgia Veterans

886

Number of Veterans

703

Male Veterans

183

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War426
First Gulf War254
Vietnam128
World War II64
Korea26
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54264
18 to 34254
75+172
55 to 64130
65 to 7466
Name Veterans % of Total
White78314.29%
Black1035.65%
Hispanic206.54%

$Lanier County, Georgia Veterans by Education

4.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lanier County, Georgia Employment Status

53.4%

Labor Force Participation

45.9%

Employment Rate

8.7%

Unemployment Rate

Lanier 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

69.21%

Born in Georgia

98.52%

Native Born

1.48%

Foreign Born

0.36%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.52% of Lanier County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 69.21% having been born in Georgia. 0.36% 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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