Muscogee County, Georgia Population 2020

Muscogee County, Georgia's estimated population is 194,948 with a growth rate of 0.20% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Muscogee County, Georgia is the 12th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020194,9483940.20%
2019194,5543940.20%
2018194,1603940.20%
2017193,766-2,432-1.24%
2016196,198-2,476-1.25%
2015198,674-1,878-0.94%
2014200,552-2,646-1.30%
2013203,1984,2542.14%
2012198,9443,7001.90%
2011195,2444,1392.17%
2010191,10511,8276.60%
1990179,2789,1705.39%
1980170,1082,7311.63%
1970167,3778,7545.52%
1960158,62340,59534.39%
1950118,02842,53456.34%
194075,49417,93631.16%
193057,55813,36330.24%
192044,1957,96821.99%
191036,2276,39121.42%
190029,8362,0757.47%
189027,7618,43943.68%
188019,3222,65915.96%
187016,663790.48%
186016,584-1,994-10.73%
185018,5786,87958.80%
184011,6998,191233.49%
18303,5080.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.20%
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Founded
June 9, 1826
County Seat

Muscogee County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American90,00145.76%
White86,55244.01%
Two or More Races8,6894.42%
Some Other Race5,4712.78%
Asian4,8172.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native8110.41%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3290.17%

Muscogee County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Muscogee County, Georgia Median Age

33.9


Total

32.3


Male

36.1


Female

Muscogee County, Georgia Adults

There are 147,885 adults, (24,712 of whom are seniors) in Muscogee County, Georgia.

Muscogee County, Georgia Age Dependency

59.7

Age Dependency Ratio

20.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Muscogee County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

100,391

51.05%

Male

96,279

48.95%

Muscogee County, Georgia Households and Families

Muscogee County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Muscogee County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married65.2%34.8%
All48%52%
Male38.7%61.3%
Non Family37.7%62.3%
Female36.6%63.4%

48.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All72,9242.648
Non Family27,8271.2437.7
Married27,7883.2865.2
Female13,6383.736.6
Male3,6713.6738.7

3.36

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

4.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Muscogee County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,8493.81%
9th to 12th Grade11,2798.85%
High School Graduate34,76127.28%
Some College32,21425.28%
Associates Degree10,9558.60%
Bachelors Degree20,64916.21%
Graduate Degree12,7039.97%

Muscogee County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black56,95148,0819,171
White56,35851,63319,623
Hispanic8,1586,2881,666
Asian3,4802,9861,756
Other Race3,2072,253455
Multiple Races2,9412,7911,159
Native American564520297
Islander211189

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 94.90%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 52.66%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,202$40,145$26,819
Less Than High School$19,105$21,791$14,019
High School Grad$23,824$27,926$20,279
Some College$30,988$40,780$24,114
Bachelors Degree$50,391$62,976$40,890
Graduate Degree$61,563$80,125$50,984

$32,202

Average Earnings

$40,145

Average Male

$26,819

Average Female

Muscogee County, Georgia Language

Muscogee County, Georgia Language by Age

Muscogee County, Georgia Language

91.36% of Muscogee County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 8.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.93% of the population.

Muscogee County, Georgia Poverty

Muscogee County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black86,76725,81729.75%
White76,8118,92011.61%
Hispanic14,3443,66025.52%
Multiple8,5701,97923.09%
Other5,3951,89235.07%
Asian4,7623787.94%
Native7938710.97%
Islander325319.54%

21.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.12%

Male Poverty Rate

23.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Muscogee County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Muscogee County, Georgia is Other, with 35.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Muscogee County, Georgia is Asian, with 7.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.87%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.34%
High School21.78%
Some College14.09%
Bachelors or Greater5.68%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.47%
Male Unemployed37.51%
Female Employed12.81%
Male Employed8.15%

Muscogee County, Georgia Income

Muscogee County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,389$63,902
Families$57,754$77,904
Married Families$78,820$100,564
Non Families$28,355$39,653

Muscogee County, Georgia Marital Status

Muscogee County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.0%

Male Marriage Rate

37.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Muscogee County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Muscogee 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.

Muscogee County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Muscogee County, Georgia Veterans

20,779

Number of Veterans

17,400

Male Veterans

3,379

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War6,970
Second Gulf War6,643
Vietnam5,970
Korea1,041
World War II440
Age Group Veterans
35 to 546,641
55 to 644,820
65 to 743,499
18 to 343,342
75+2,477
Name Veterans % of Total
White9,83615.34%
Black9,74414.82%
Hispanic1,27214.54%
Other42612.91%
2 or More37810.10%
Asian1925.43%
Hawaiian15260.08%
Indian518.21%

$Muscogee County, Georgia Veterans by Education

10.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Muscogee County, Georgia Employment Status

61.7%

Labor Force Participation

52%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

Muscogee 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

55.03%

Born in Georgia

94.75%

Native Born

5.25%

Foreign Born

2.44%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.75% of Muscogee County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 55.03% having been born in Georgia. 2.44% 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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