Long County, Georgia Population 2020

Long County, Georgia's estimated population is 19,448 with a growth rate of 1.17% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Long County, Georgia is the 96th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202019,4482251.17%
201919,2232251.18%
201818,9982251.20%
201718,7734262.32%
201618,3477013.97%
201517,6466323.71%
201417,0145453.31%
201316,4694913.07%
201215,9789056.00%
201115,0735143.53%
201014,5598,357134.75%
19906,2021,67837.09%
19804,52477820.77%
19703,746-128-3.30%
19603,8742767.67%
19503,598-488-11.94%
19404,086-94-2.25%
19304,1800.00%
2020 Growth Rate
1.17%
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Founded
November 2, 1920
County Seat

Long County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,75264.73%
Black or African American4,29923.68%
Two or More Races1,0355.70%
Some Other Race7233.98%
Asian2021.11%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander950.52%
American Indian and Alaska Native500.28%

Long County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Long County, Georgia Median Age

32.7


Total

30.8


Male

33.7


Female

Long County, Georgia Adults

There are 13,053 adults, (1,601 of whom are seniors) in Long County, Georgia.

Long County, Georgia Age Dependency

58.5

Age Dependency Ratio

14

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Long County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

9,284

51.13%

Male

8,872

48.87%

Long County, Georgia Households and Families

Long County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Long County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.3%21.7%
All69.6%30.4%
Female69.1%30.9%
Non Family61%39%
Male18.1%81.9%

69.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,6013.2269.6
Married2,8923.7478.3
Non Family1,5111.4561
Female9724.3469.1
Male2263.4818.1

3.7

Average Family Size

3.22

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Long County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5094.50%
9th to 12th Grade1,17210.35%
High School Graduate3,56931.52%
Some College3,35629.64%
Associates Degree9618.49%
Bachelors Degree9518.40%
Graduate Degree8057.11%

Long County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,0156,2581,139
Black2,7572,296506
Hispanic1,02057234
Other Race31012113
Multiple Races26726512
Asian13212265
Islander9595
Native American50476

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 49.24%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,177$42,253$26,841
Less Than High School$24,952$30,781$11,838
High School Grad$38,189$41,406$25,516
Some College$37,099$45,996$25,948
Bachelors Degree$46,500$54,805$40,513
Graduate Degree$59,067$60,234$59,011

$38,177

Average Earnings

$42,253

Average Male

$26,841

Average Female

Long County, Georgia Language

Long County, Georgia Language by Age

Long County, Georgia Language

87.95% of Long County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 12.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.10% of the population.

Long County, Georgia Poverty

Long County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,5021,96418.70%
Hispanic2,04361330.00%
Black4,17959314.19%
Other72335649.24%
Multiple1,03534233.04%
Asian2028039.60%
Islander952526.32%
Native501224.00%

19.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.31%

Male Poverty Rate

23.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Long County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Long County, Georgia is Other, with 49.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Long County, Georgia is Black, with 14.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.97%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.18%
High School16.83%
Some College12.93%
Bachelors or Greater10.17%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed49.72%
Male Unemployed30.73%
Female Employed11.80%
Male Employed7.39%

Long County, Georgia Income

Long County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,439$62,282
Families$58,733$66,987
Married Families$71,808-
Non Families$40,893$45,181

Long County, Georgia Marital Status

Long County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

44.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Long County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Long County, Georgia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Long County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Long County, Georgia Veterans

2,152

Number of Veterans

1,545

Male Veterans

607

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,201
First Gulf War1,097
Vietnam346
World War II33
Korea23
Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,111
18 to 34367
55 to 64364
65 to 74195
75+115
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,32916.04%
Black75725.52%
Hispanic382.78%
2 or More318.68%
Asian1712.88%
Other132.71%
Indian510.00%

$Long County, Georgia Veterans by Education

7.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Long County, Georgia Employment Status

59.5%

Labor Force Participation

46.2%

Employment Rate

15.1%

Unemployment Rate

Long 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

48.71%

Born in Georgia

93.57%

Native Born

6.43%

Foreign Born

5.11%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.57% of Long County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 48.71% having been born in Georgia. 5.11% 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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