Oconee County, Georgia Population 2020

Oconee County, Georgia's estimated population is 41,792 with a growth rate of 3.11% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Oconee County, Georgia is the 49th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202041,7921,2603.11%
201940,5321,2603.21%
201839,2721,2603.31%
201738,0121,1413.09%
201636,8711,0152.83%
201535,8567842.24%
201435,0729962.92%
201334,0765651.69%
201233,5112520.76%
201133,2593321.01%
201032,92715,30986.89%
199017,6185,19141.77%
198012,4274,51257.01%
19707,9151,61125.56%
19606,304-705-10.06%
19507,009-567-7.48%
19407,576-506-6.26%
19308,082-2,985-26.97%
192011,067-37-0.33%
191011,1042,50229.09%
19008,60288911.53%
18907,7131,36221.45%
18806,3510.00%
2020 Growth Rate
3.11%
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Founded
February 24, 1875
County Seat

Oconee County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White32,79688.60%
Black or African American2,0055.42%
Asian1,5174.10%
Two or More Races5781.56%
Some Other Race1040.28%
American Indian and Alaska Native150.04%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander20.01%

Oconee County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Oconee County, Georgia Median Age

40.4


Total

39.3


Male

41.3


Female

Oconee County, Georgia Adults

There are 27,083 adults, (5,357 of whom are seniors) in Oconee County, Georgia.

Oconee County, Georgia Age Dependency

70.4

Age Dependency Ratio

24.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Oconee County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

18,853

50.93%

Male

18,164

49.07%

Oconee County, Georgia Households and Families

Oconee County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Oconee County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.8%10.2%
All82.7%17.3%
Non Family70.5%29.5%
Male68.4%31.6%
Female64.4%35.6%

82.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,0932.8182.7
Married8,7363.2989.8
Non Family2,5901.0670.5
Female1,2892.8864.4
Male4783.2968.4

3.21

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

2.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Oconee County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3311.37%
9th to 12th Grade9964.12%
High School Graduate4,75219.65%
Some College3,82715.82%
Associates Degree1,9127.91%
Bachelors Degree5,85624.21%
Graduate Degree6,51026.92%

Oconee County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White20,79820,09311,037
Black1,3421,147349
Hispanic957697317
Asian928813613
Multiple Races248222147
Other Race863013
Native American1515

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 asian people with a rate of 66.06%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,163$59,852$35,909
Less Than High School$29,665$40,139$17,004
High School Grad$28,125$32,281$21,738
Some College$42,212$52,237$32,114
Bachelors Degree$52,844$74,016$37,045
Graduate Degree$64,802$91,842$56,803

$47,163

Average Earnings

$59,852

Average Male

$35,909

Average Female

Oconee County, Georgia Language

Oconee County, Georgia Language by Age

Oconee County, Georgia Language

91.14% of Oconee County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 8.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.04% of the population.

Oconee County, Georgia Poverty

Oconee County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White31,1481,3144.22%
Hispanic1,80449227.27%
Black1,92021511.20%
Multiple5787613.15%
Asian1,517684.48%

5.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.51%

Male Poverty Rate

6.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oconee County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oconee County, Georgia is Hispanic, with 27.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oconee County, Georgia is White, with 4.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.60%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.09%
High School7.67%
Some College4.38%
Bachelors or Greater2.30%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.32%
Female Employed4.50%
Male Employed2.68%
Male Unemployed2.11%

Oconee County, Georgia Income

Oconee County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$88,308$114,627
Families$101,082$126,553
Married Families$109,894-
Non Families$44,516$62,711

Oconee County, Georgia Marital Status

Oconee County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

61.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.1%

Male Marriage Rate

59.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Oconee County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Oconee County, Georgia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Oconee County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Oconee County, Georgia Veterans

1,923

Number of Veterans

1,830

Male Veterans

93

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam662
First Gulf War530
Second Gulf War309
Korea166
World War II121
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74489
75+469
55 to 64440
35 to 54392
18 to 34133
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,8397.63%
Black724.92%
Hispanic90.83%
2 or More61.76%
Indian640.00%

$Oconee County, Georgia Veterans by Education

0.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oconee County, Georgia Employment Status

65.6%

Labor Force Participation

63.4%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Oconee 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

59.38%

Born in Georgia

93.98%

Native Born

6.02%

Foreign Born

2.96%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.98% of Oconee County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 59.38% having been born in Georgia. 2.96% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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