Meriwether County, Georgia Population 2021

Meriwether County, Georgia's estimated population is 21,313 with a growth rate of 0.34% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Meriwether County, Georgia is the 87th largest county inGeorgia. The 2010 Population was 21,818 and has seen a growth of -2.31% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202121,313730.34%
202021,240730.34%
201921,167730.35%
201821,094730.35%
201721,021-53-0.25%
201621,074-99-0.47%
201521,173-35-0.17%
201421,208-9-0.04%
201321,217-118-0.55%
201221,335-263-1.22%
201121,598-220-1.01%
201021,818-593-2.65%
199022,4111,1825.57%
198021,2291,7689.08%
197019,461-295-1.49%
196019,756-1,299-6.17%
195021,055-1,000-4.53%
194022,055-382-1.70%
193022,437-3,731-14.26%
192026,1689883.92%
191025,1801,8417.89%
190023,3392,59912.53%
189020,7403,08917.50%
188017,6513,89528.31%
187013,756-1,574-10.27%
186015,330-1,146-6.96%
185016,4762,34416.59%
184014,1329,710219.58%
18304,4220.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.34% (73)
County Website
State
Founded
1827
County Seat
2010 Population
21,818
Growth Since 2010
-2.31% (-505)
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Meriwether County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,10257.34%
Black or African American8,42639.92%
Some Other Race3071.45%
Two or More Races1990.94%
Asian520.25%
American Indian and Alaska Native200.09%
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Meriwether County, Georgia Population by Race

Meriwether County, Georgia Population Pyramid $2021

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Meriwether County, Georgia Median Age

42.3


Total

40.8


Male

44.5


Female

Meriwether County, Georgia Adults

There are 16,532 adults, (4,191 of whom are seniors) in Meriwether County, Georgia.

Meriwether County, Georgia Age Dependency

71

Age Dependency Ratio

34

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Meriwether County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

10,872

51.51%

Male

10,234

48.49%

Meriwether County, Georgia Population by Age

Meriwether County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Meriwether County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male46%54%
Female56.1%43.9%
Non Family57.1%42.9%
All68.5%31.5%
Married86.9%13.1%

68.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Meriwether County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,0512.5868.5
Married3,292386.9
Non Family2,5471.1157.1
Female1,8103.6956.1
Male4023.5846

3.15

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

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Meriwether County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7955.37%
9th to 12th Grade2,21014.92%
High School Graduate5,89239.77%
Some College3,57224.11%
Associates Degree8055.43%
Bachelors Degree9316.28%
Graduate Degree6104.12%
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Meriwether County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Meriwether County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,8847,5011,001
Black5,6114,088501
Hispanic26117825
Other Race826
2+ Races504139
Asian4040
Native American1919

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 2+ races people with a rate of 78.00%.

Meriwether County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,425$36,216$25,341
Less Than 9th Grade$23,580$$24,098
High School Graduate$30,725$37,679$23,322
Some College$26,800$34,375$22,989
Bachelors Degree$37,500$45,093$35,581
Graduate Degree$57,059$79,318$55,392

$30,425

Average Earnings

$36,216

Average Male

$25,341

Average Female

Meriwether County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Meriwether County, Georgia Language by Age

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Meriwether County, Georgia Language

98.48% of Meriwether County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 1.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.09% of the population.

Meriwether County, Georgia Language

Meriwether County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black8,3902,41428.77%
White11,8362,07917.57%
Other30726887.30%
Hispanic46319141.25%
Native1919100.00%
Multiple1671810.78%

22.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.94%

Male Poverty Rate

26.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Meriwether County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Meriwether County, Georgia is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Meriwether County, Georgia is Multiple, with 10.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.79%.

Meriwether County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.11%
High School20.22%
Some College16.06%
Bachelors or Greater6.89%

Meriwether County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed52.20%
Male Unemployed47.41%
Female Employed13.10%
Male Employed9.10%

Meriwether County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Meriwether County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,121$51,952
Families$47,757$61,257
Married Families$65,726-
Non Families$17,314$28,529
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Income by Household Type

Meriwether County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.8%

Male Marriage Rate

36.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Meriwether County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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Meriwether 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.

Meriwether County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

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Meriwether County, Georgia Marital Status

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1,139

Number of Veterans

945

Male Veterans

194

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam428
Second Gulf War302
First Gulf War180
World War II45
Korea26

Meriwether County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54313
65 to 74306
75+235
55 to 64194
18 to 3491

Meriwether County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7847.94%
Black3305.11%
Hispanic8929.18%
2+ Races2550.00%

Meriwether County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Meriwether County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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10.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Meriwether County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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50.3%

Labor Force Participation

47.2%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Meriwether County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Meriwether County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Meriwether County, Georgia Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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85.00%

Born in Meriwether County, Georgia

99.06%

Native Born

0.94%

Foreign Born

0.64%

Non Citizen

0.30%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.06% of Meriwether County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 85.00% having been born in Georgia. 0.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Meriwether County, Georgia Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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