Meriwether County, Georgia Population 2022

Meriwether County, Georgia's estimated population is 21,386 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 in Georgia. The 2010 Population was 21,818 and has seen a growth of -1.98% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18304,4220.00%
184014,1329,710219.58%
185016,4762,34416.59%
186015,330-1,146-6.96%
187013,756-1,574-10.27%
188017,6513,89528.31%
189020,7403,08917.50%
190023,3392,59912.53%
191025,1801,8417.89%
192026,1689883.92%
193022,437-3,731-14.26%
194022,055-382-1.70%
195021,055-1,000-4.53%
196019,756-1,299-6.17%
197019,461-295-1.49%
198021,2291,7689.08%
199022,4111,1825.57%
201021,818-593-2.65%
201121,598-220-1.01%
201221,335-263-1.22%
201321,217-118-0.55%
201421,208-9-0.04%
201521,173-35-0.17%
201621,074-99-0.47%
201721,021-53-0.25%
201821,094730.35%
201921,167730.35%
202021,240730.34%
202121,313730.34%
202221,386730.34%
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Meriwether County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,21357.94%
Black or African American8,50140.33%
American Indian and Alaska Native130.06%
Asian520.25%
Some Other Race1500.71%
Two or More Races1510.72%
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Meriwether County, Georgia Population by Race

Meriwether County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2022

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Meriwether County, Georgia Median Age

42.2


Total

40.7


Male

44.3


Female

Meriwether County, Georgia Adults

There are 16,576 adults, (4,299 of whom are seniors) in Meriwether County, Georgia.

Meriwether County, Georgia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

35

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Meriwether County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

10,895

51.68%

Male

10,185

48.32%

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
Married83.5%16.5%
All66.1%33.9%
Non Family57.2%42.8%
Male53.7%46.3%
Female52.6%47.4%

66.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Meriwether County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,2552.5266.1
Married3,1882.9283.5
Male4843.6353.7
Female1,9463.552.6
Non Family2,6371.0957.2

3.09

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

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Meriwether County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6714.51%
9th to 12th Grade2,08614.03%
High School Graduate5,98740.25%
Some College3,72025.01%
Associates Degree8065.42%
Bachelors Degree1,0096.78%
Graduate Degree5943.99%
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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
2+ Races605047
White8,8927,5081,152
Hispanic29827527
Black5,6274,287404
Native American1212
Asian4141
Other Race218

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 78.33%.

Meriwether County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,264$40,194$25,261
Less Than 9th Grade$29,712$51,445$21,074
High School Graduate$30,612$40,130$22,809
Some College$28,589$37,582$25,172
Bachelors Degree$42,174$46,852$30,833
Graduate Degree$64,952$85,083$64,545

$31,264

Average Earnings

$40,194

Average Male

$25,261

Average Female

Meriwether County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Meriwether County, Georgia Language by Age

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Meriwether County, Georgia Language

98.18% of Meriwether County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 1.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.18% of the population.

Meriwether County, Georgia Language

Meriwether County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1212100.00%
Black8,4552,47529.27%
Hispanic4879018.48%
White11,7921,78015.09%
Other98NaN%
Multiple148138.78%

20.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.29%

Male Poverty Rate

23.38%

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 8.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.74%.

Meriwether County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.75%
High School23.60%
Some College14.66%
Bachelors or Greater9.19%

Meriwether County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.54%
Male Unemployed47.66%
Female Employed14.53%
Female Unemployed21.09%

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$40,769$55,806
Families$53,692$67,073
Married Families$67,852-
Non Families$17,484$28,389
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Income by Household Type

Meriwether County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.8%

Male Marriage Rate

34.3%

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 45-54.

Meriwether County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

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Meriwether County, Georgia Marital Status

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1,226

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War336
First Gulf War207
Vietnam476
Korea3
World War II38

Meriwether County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3493
35 to 54336
55 to 64175
65 to 74331
75+291

Meriwether County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8058.06%
Black3946.12%
2+ Races2733.33%
Hispanic13240.24%

Meriwether County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Meriwether County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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14.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Meriwether County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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51.2%

Labor Force Participation

48.3%

Employment Rate

5.6%

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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84.46%

Born in Meriwether County, Georgia

99.31%

Native Born

0.69%

Foreign Born

0.33%

Non Citizen

0.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.31% of Meriwether County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 84.46% having been born in Georgia. 0.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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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