Mitchell County, Georgia Population 2020

Mitchell County, Georgia's estimated population is 21,910 with a growth rate of -0.64% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mitchell County, Georgia is the 84th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202021,910-141-0.64%
201922,051-141-0.64%
201822,192-141-0.63%
201722,333-133-0.59%
201622,466130.06%
201522,453-261-1.15%
201422,714-277-1.20%
201322,991-87-0.38%
201223,078-316-1.35%
201123,394-104-0.44%
201023,4983,22315.90%
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%
190014,7673,86135.40%
189010,9061,51416.12%
18809,3922,75941.60%
18706,6332,32553.97%
18604,3080.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.64%
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Founded
1857
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Mitchell County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,10649.51%
Black or African American10,46146.63%
Two or More Races5212.32%
Some Other Race1870.83%
Asian1010.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native480.21%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.04%

Mitchell County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Mitchell County, Georgia Median Age

38.9


Total

36.6


Male

42.1


Female

Mitchell County, Georgia Adults

There are 17,220 adults, (3,517 of whom are seniors) in Mitchell County, Georgia.

Mitchell County, Georgia Age Dependency

63.7

Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38

Child Dependency Ratio

Mitchell County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

10,749

47.92%

Male

11,683

52.08%

Mitchell County, Georgia Households and Families

Mitchell County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Mitchell County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.2%17.8%
All63.1%36.9%
Non Family54.3%45.7%
Male52%48%
Female42%58%

63.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,8892.5663.1
Married3,2862.9682.2
Non Family2,5261.2154.3
Female1,7713.6742
Male3062.9552

3.11

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Mitchell County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8915.82%
9th to 12th Grade2,98219.48%
High School Graduate5,84238.16%
Some College2,82618.46%
Associates Degree1,0747.01%
Bachelors Degree1,1417.45%
Graduate Degree5553.62%

Mitchell County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,5986,2671,074
Black6,8674,726509
Hispanic58920411
Other Race18197
Multiple Races17315769
Asian585833
Native American3933

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 56.90%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,076$31,378$25,896
Less Than High School$21,281$28,269$13,102
High School Grad$27,282$28,833$26,227
Some College$27,334$27,768$27,197
Bachelors Degree$44,508$61,875$36,293
Graduate Degree$58,142$$55,682

$28,076

Average Earnings

$31,378

Average Male

$25,896

Average Female

Mitchell County, Georgia Language

Mitchell County, Georgia Language by Age

Mitchell County, Georgia Language

93.88% of Mitchell County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 6.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.09% of the population.

Mitchell County, Georgia Poverty

Mitchell County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black9,1963,02932.94%
White9,5461,29913.61%
Hispanic75830239.84%
Multiple44116737.87%
Native221359.09%
Asian8433.57%

24.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.52%

Male Poverty Rate

27.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mitchell County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mitchell County, Georgia is Native, with 59.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mitchell County, Georgia is Asian, with 3.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.95%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.03%
Some College17.28%
High School15.77%
Bachelors or Greater5.92%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed69.53%
Male Unemployed34.88%
Female Employed12.77%
Male Employed4.53%

Mitchell County, Georgia Income

Mitchell County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,027$50,083
Families$41,735$56,890
Married Families$54,776-
Non Families$22,854$31,745

Mitchell County, Georgia Marital Status

Mitchell County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.6%

Male Marriage Rate

38.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Mitchell County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

Mitchell County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Mitchell County, Georgia Veterans

1,313

Number of Veterans

1,180

Male Veterans

133

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam493
Second Gulf War239
First Gulf War217
World War II64
Korea63
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74393
35 to 54281
55 to 64256
75+227
18 to 34156
Name Veterans % of Total
White94910.85%
Black3424.33%
Hispanic213.18%
Other158.06%
2 or More72.72%

$Mitchell County, Georgia Veterans by Education

10.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mitchell County, Georgia Employment Status

53.7%

Labor Force Participation

46.4%

Employment Rate

13.7%

Unemployment Rate

Mitchell 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

83.39%

Born in Georgia

96.81%

Native Born

3.19%

Foreign Born

2.75%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.81% of Mitchell County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 83.39% having been born in Georgia. 2.75% 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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