Mitchell County, Georgia Population 2024

20,816

Mitchell County, Georgia's estimated 2024 population is 20,816 with a growth rate of -0.72% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mitchell County, Georgia is the 91st largest county in Georgia. The 2010 population was 23,502 and has seen a growth of -11.43% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202920,066-150-0.74%
202820,216-150-0.74%
202720,366-150-0.73%
202620,516-150-0.73%
202520,666-150-0.72%
202420,816-150-0.72%
202320,966-150-0.71%
202221,116-150-0.71%
202121,266-402-1.86%
202021,668-178-0.81%
201921,846-310-1.4%
201822,156-157-0.7%
201722,313-130-0.58%
201622,443-6-0.03%
201522,449-263-1.16%
201422,712-278-1.21%
201322,990-96-0.42%
201223,086-313-1.34%
201123,399-103-0.44%
201023,502
199020,275-839-3.97%
198021,1142,15811.38%
197018,956-696-3.54%
196019,652-2,876-12.77%
195022,528-733-3.15%
194023,261-359-1.52%
193023,620-1,968-7.69%
192025,5883,47415.71%
191022,1147,34749.75%
190014,7673,86135.4%
189010,9061,51416.12%
18809,3922,75941.6%
18706,6332,32553.97%
18604,308-15,758-78.53%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.72% (-150)
County Website
Mitchell County
State
Georgia
County Seat
2010 Population
23,502
Area
512 mi²
Density
41 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-11.43% (-2,686)
Founded
1857

Mitchell County, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White10,38448%
Black or African American9,71544.91%
Two or more races8393.88%
Other race4301.99%
Native American2511.16%
Asian150.07%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Mitchell County, Georgia Population by Race

Mitchell County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2024

Mitchell County, Georgia Median Age

39.5

Total

38.6

Male

42.4

Female

Mitchell County, Georgia Adults

There are 16,711 adults, (3,834 of whom are seniors) in Mitchell County, Georgia.

Mitchell County, Georgia Age Dependency

68

Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Mitchell County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female10,43948.25%
Male11,19551.75%

Mitchell County, Georgia Population by Age

Mitchell County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,9242.4863.636.4
Non Family2,9001.2760.339.7
Married2,8463.0584.615.4
Female1,7853.4634.565.5
Male3932.8467.932.1
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3.12

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

63.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mitchell County, Georgia Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Mitchell County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mitchell County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 29.58%.

Mitchell County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,471

Average Earnings

$46,005

Average Male

$29,175

Average Female

Mitchell County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mitchell County, Georgia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Mitchell County, Georgia Language

92.77% of Mitchell County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 7.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.7% of the population.

Mitchell County, Georgia Language

Mitchell County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black8,8453,41538.61%
White9,2581,75318.93%
Hispanic71739354.81%
Multiple74425434.14%
Other25212850.79%
Asian15213.33%
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28.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.45%

Male Poverty Rate

35.4%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mitchell County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mitchell County, Georgia is Hispanic, with 54.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mitchell County, Georgia is Asian, with 13.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.77%.

Mitchell County, Georgia Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.26%
Some College22.74%
High School22.57%
Bachelors or Greater3.86%
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Mitchell County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed64.29%
Female Unemployed51.36%
Female Employed20.27%
Male Employed1.79%
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Mitchell County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mitchell County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mitchell County, Georgia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.3%

Male Marriage Rate

35.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Mitchell County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Mitchell 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.

Mitchell County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Mitchell County, Georgia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,313

Number of Veterans

1,273

Male Veterans

40

Female Veterans

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Mitchell County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Mitchell County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Mitchell County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Mitchell County, Georgia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mitchell County, Georgia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50.2%

Labor Force Participation

45.4%

Employment Rate

9.5%

Unemployment Rate

Mitchell County, Georgia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Mitchell County, Georgia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Mitchell County, Georgia Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

79.49%

Born in Mitchell County, Georgia

96.89%

Native Born

3.11%

Foreign Born

1.66%

Non Citizen

1.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.89% of Mitchell County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 79.49% having been born in Georgia. 1.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Mitchell County, Georgia Place of Birth

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