Oglethorpe County, Georgia Population 2021

Oglethorpe County, Georgia's estimated population is 15,617 with a growth rate of 1.16% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Oglethorpe County, Georgia is the 109th largest county inGeorgia. The 2010 Population was 14,899 and has seen a growth of 4.82% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202115,6171791.16%
202015,4381791.17%
201915,2591791.19%
201815,0802061.38%
201714,8741621.10%
201614,712-20-0.14%
201514,7321911.31%
201414,5411180.82%
201314,423-86-0.59%
201214,509-199-1.35%
201114,708-191-1.28%
201014,8995,13652.61%
19909,7638349.34%
19808,9291,33117.52%
19707,598-328-4.14%
19607,926-2,032-20.41%
19509,958-2,472-19.89%
194012,430-497-3.84%
193012,927-7,360-36.28%
192020,2871,6078.60%
191018,6807994.47%
190017,8819305.49%
189016,9511,55110.07%
188015,4003,61830.71%
187011,7822332.02%
186011,549-710-5.79%
185012,2591,39112.80%
184010,868-2,750-20.19%
183013,618-428-3.05%
182014,0461,74914.22%
181012,2972,51725.74%
18009,7800.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.16%
State
Founded
December 19, 1795
County Seat
2010 Population
14,899
Growth Since 2010
4.82%
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Oglethorpe County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,90979.76%
Black or African American2,62417.57%
Two or More Races2961.98%
Some Other Race640.43%
Asian320.21%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.04%
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Oglethorpe County, Georgia Population by Race

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Population Pyramid $2021

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Oglethorpe County, Georgia Median Age

42.4


Total

40.8


Male

44.8


Female

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Adults

There are 11,585 adults, (2,818 of whom are seniors) in Oglethorpe County, Georgia.

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Age Dependency

70.3

Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

7,372

49.37%

Male

7,559

50.63%

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Population by Age

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Oglethorpe County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male46.5%53.5%
Female65.1%34.9%
Non Family69.5%30.5%
All77.2%22.8%
Married87.8%12.2%

77.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,6512.6277.2
Married2,8213.2787.8
Non Family1,9401.0969.5
Female6624.0465.1
Male2283.4546.5

3.34

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

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Oglethorpe County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6376.07%
9th to 12th Grade1,48814.19%
High School Graduate4,07738.87%
Some College1,61515.40%
Associates Degree8818.40%
Bachelors Degree9959.49%
Graduate Degree7957.58%
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Oglethorpe County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,2346,9551,734
Black1,9051,24629
Hispanic22744
2+ Races939327
Asian2625
Other Race186
Native American63

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 29.03%.

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,743$42,787$27,533
Less Than 9th Grade$27,241$29,005$24,323
High School Graduate$31,084$38,438$22,146
Some College$33,317$48,729$26,573
Bachelors Degree$45,634$50,319$38,214
Graduate Degree$54,125$68,456$50,450

$33,743

Average Earnings

$42,787

Average Male

$27,533

Average Female

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Language by Age

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Oglethorpe County, Georgia Language

94.93% of Oglethorpe County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 5.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.65% of the population.

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Language

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,2091,37112.23%
Black2,57928911.21%
Multiple29313345.39%
Hispanic6799814.43%
Other645890.63%
Native6350.00%

12.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.22%

Male Poverty Rate

15.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oglethorpe County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oglethorpe County, Georgia is Other, with 90.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oglethorpe County, Georgia is Black, with 11.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.52%.

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.69%
High School11.17%
Some College9.11%
Bachelors or Greater7.33%

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed49.04%
Male Unemployed22.75%
Female Employed9.71%
Male Employed4.37%

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,120$58,012
Families$59,589$68,809
Married Families$68,308-
Non Families$23,945$35,167
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Income by Household Type

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.5%

Male Marriage Rate

49.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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Oglethorpe 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 45-54.

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

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Oglethorpe County, Georgia Marital Status

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953

Number of Veterans

872

Male Veterans

81

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam395
First Gulf War174
Second Gulf War110
Korea59
World War II

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74349
35 to 54229
55 to 64183
75+140
18 to 3452

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8679.33%
Black683.26%
2+ Races1510.79%
Native American350.00%

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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11.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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57.7%

Labor Force Participation

54.6%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Oglethorpe County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Oglethorpe 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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75.58%

Born in Oglethorpe County, Georgia

99.05%

Native Born

0.95%

Foreign Born

0.81%

Non Citizen

0.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.05% of Oglethorpe County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 75.58% having been born in Georgia. 0.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Oglethorpe 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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