Oglethorpe County, Georgia Population 2020

Oglethorpe County, Georgia's estimated population is 15,386 with a growth rate of 1.09% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Oglethorpe County, Georgia is the 106th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202015,3861661.09%
201915,2201661.10%
201815,0541661.11%
201714,8881781.21%
201614,710-18-0.12%
201514,7281901.31%
201414,5381210.84%
201314,417-86-0.59%
201214,503-198-1.35%
201114,701-192-1.29%
201014,8935,13052.55%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
1.09%
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Founded
December 19, 1795
County Seat

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,61078.53%
Black or African American2,62317.74%
Two or More Races2341.58%
Some Other Race2291.55%
Asian640.43%
American Indian and Alaska Native240.16%

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Median Age

42.1


Total

41.3


Male

43.3


Female

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Adults

There are 11,612 adults, (2,670 of whom are seniors) in Oglethorpe County, Georgia.

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Age Dependency

65.3

Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

7,388

49.97%

Male

7,396

50.03%

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Households and Families

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87%13%
All78.8%21.2%
Non Family72.7%27.3%
Female70%30%
Male47.9%52.1%

78.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,6212.6178.8
Married2,9453.1587
Non Family1,7431.1772.7
Female6933.7670
Male2403.0647.9

3.17

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7777.34%
9th to 12th Grade1,40713.29%
High School Graduate3,87836.62%
Some College1,88717.82%
Associates Degree8508.03%
Bachelors Degree9929.37%
Graduate Degree7987.54%

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,1306,9711,712
Black1,8861,25137
Hispanic40223
Other Race1335
Multiple Races959532
Asian5855
Native American24169

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 37.50%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,390$38,253$27,238
Less Than High School$22,147$22,163$22,095
High School Grad$29,157$33,008$25,208
Some College$31,432$47,577$25,722
Bachelors Degree$42,928$51,640$35,096
Graduate Degree$55,382$59,800$52,731

$31,390

Average Earnings

$38,253

Average Male

$27,238

Average Female

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Language

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Language by Age

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Language

95.46% of Oglethorpe County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 4.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.90% of the population.

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Poverty

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,1231,46513.17%
Black2,57136914.35%
Hispanic64126140.72%
Other22918078.60%
Multiple22811349.56%
Native24833.33%

15.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.25%

Male Poverty Rate

17.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oglethorpe County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oglethorpe County, Georgia is Other, with 78.60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oglethorpe County, Georgia is White, with 13.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.42%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.11%
High School10.42%
Some College8.98%
Bachelors or Greater8.81%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.02%
Male Unemployed13.06%
Female Employed8.65%
Male Employed6.03%

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Income

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,927$57,313
Families$56,964$66,697
Married Families$66,549-
Non Families$25,236$34,783

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Marital Status

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.2%

Male Marriage Rate

50.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Veterans

993

Number of Veterans

914

Male Veterans

79

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam431
First Gulf War145
Second Gulf War92
Korea38
World War II35
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74365
35 to 54210
55 to 64209
75+160
18 to 3449
Name Veterans % of Total
White9069.86%
Black673.25%
2 or More1210.34%
Indian833.33%

$Oglethorpe County, Georgia Veterans by Education

12.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oglethorpe County, Georgia Employment Status

58.6%

Labor Force Participation

55.7%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Oglethorpe 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

74.69%

Born in Georgia

98.21%

Native Born

1.79%

Foreign Born

1.49%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.21% of Oglethorpe County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 74.69% having been born in Georgia. 1.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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