Lowndes County, Georgia Population 2020

Lowndes County, Georgia's estimated population is 118,185 with a growth rate of 0.79% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lowndes County, Georgia is the 21st largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020118,1859320.79%
2019117,2539320.80%
2018116,3219320.81%
2017115,3891,0470.92%
2016114,3429960.88%
2015113,346-164-0.14%
2014113,5106240.55%
2013112,886-1,183-1.04%
2012114,0692,6012.33%
2011111,4681,7761.62%
2010109,69233,71144.37%
199075,9818,00911.78%
198067,97212,86023.33%
197055,1125,84211.86%
196049,27014,05939.93%
195035,2113,35110.52%
194031,8601,8666.22%
193029,9943,47313.10%
192026,5212,0858.53%
191024,4364,40021.96%
190020,0364,93432.67%
189015,1024,05336.68%
188011,0492,72832.78%
18708,3213,07258.53%
18605,249-2,465-31.95%
18507,7142,14038.39%
18405,5743,121127.23%
18302,4530.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.79%
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Founded
December 23, 1825
County Seat

Lowndes County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White66,26157.83%
Black or African American41,71836.41%
Two or More Races2,2992.01%
Asian2,1141.84%
Some Other Race1,7641.54%
American Indian and Alaska Native3350.29%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander910.08%

Lowndes County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Lowndes County, Georgia Median Age

30.2


Total

29


Male

31.4


Female

Lowndes County, Georgia Adults

There are 87,130 adults, (13,198 of whom are seniors) in Lowndes County, Georgia.

Lowndes County, Georgia Age Dependency

55

Age Dependency Ratio

17.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Lowndes County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

58,623

51.16%

Male

55,959

48.84%

Lowndes County, Georgia Households and Families

Lowndes County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lowndes County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.5%29.5%
All52.3%47.7%
Male46.5%53.5%
Female38%62%
Non Family37.5%62.5%

52.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All40,4722.7352.3
Married17,6703.3770.5
Non Family15,1021.3937.5
Female6,3173.9138
Male1,3833.6946.5

3.41

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lowndes County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,6994.01%
9th to 12th Grade7,30210.86%
High School Graduate20,16129.98%
Some College14,28921.25%
Associates Degree5,6168.35%
Bachelors Degree9,97214.83%
Graduate Degree7,21310.73%

Lowndes County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White39,25835,78012,352
Black22,57517,4013,308
Hispanic3,0171,880457
Asian1,5321,422833
Other Race96040474
Multiple Races756696220
Native American24316635
Islander4436

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 92.82%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 54.37%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,008$40,273$26,711
Less Than High School$17,897$21,828$11,563
High School Grad$26,248$32,628$21,168
Some College$31,208$40,150$25,770
Bachelors Degree$41,872$52,061$33,078
Graduate Degree$55,630$62,917$52,500

$32,008

Average Earnings

$40,273

Average Male

$26,711

Average Female

Lowndes County, Georgia Language

Lowndes County, Georgia Language by Age

Lowndes County, Georgia Language

93.79% of Lowndes County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 6.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.76% of the population.

Lowndes County, Georgia Poverty

Lowndes County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black39,58714,59936.88%
White60,66910,55817.40%
Hispanic6,0422,03733.71%
Other1,71068940.29%
Multiple2,20744220.03%
Asian2,03635317.34%
Native32210532.61%

25.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.75%

Male Poverty Rate

27.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lowndes County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lowndes County, Georgia is Other, with 40.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lowndes County, Georgia is Asian, with 17.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.87%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.45%
High School22.26%
Some College16.26%
Bachelors or Greater6.43%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.08%
Male Unemployed38.30%
Female Employed15.51%
Male Employed10.58%

Lowndes County, Georgia Income

Lowndes County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,390$61,069
Families$54,725$76,533
Married Families$72,723$87,117
Non Families$22,823$32,918

Lowndes County, Georgia Marital Status

Lowndes County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.5%

Male Marriage Rate

40.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Lowndes County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Lowndes 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 45-54.

Lowndes County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Lowndes County, Georgia Veterans

8,104

Number of Veterans

6,786

Male Veterans

1,318

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War3,078
First Gulf War2,552
Vietnam1,986
Korea356
World War II100
Age Group Veterans
35 to 542,586
18 to 341,729
55 to 641,436
65 to 741,295
75+1,058
Name Veterans % of Total
White5,81411.58%
Black2,1157.06%
Hispanic3168.12%
Asian734.46%
2 or More686.18%
Indian3111.88%
Hawaiian35.45%

$Lowndes County, Georgia Veterans by Education

8.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lowndes County, Georgia Employment Status

59.2%

Labor Force Participation

51.9%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Lowndes 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

60.77%

Born in Georgia

95.79%

Native Born

4.21%

Foreign Born

2.40%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.79% of Lowndes County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 60.77% having been born in Georgia. 2.40% 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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