Paulding County, Georgia Population 2024

187,421

Paulding County, Georgia's estimated 2024 population is 187,421 with a growth rate of 2.46% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Paulding County, Georgia is the 13th largest county in Georgia. The 2010 population was 142,826 and has seen a growth of 31.22% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029209,9214,5002.19%
2028205,4214,5002.24%
2027200,9214,5002.29%
2026196,4214,5002.34%
2025191,9214,5002.4%
2024187,4214,5002.46%
2023182,9214,5002.52%
2022178,4214,5002.59%
2021173,9214,3512.57%
2020169,5702680.16%
2019169,3024,8202.93%
2018164,4824,8403.03%
2017159,6424,2272.72%
2016155,4153,7242.45%
2015151,6913,1292.11%
2014148,5621,7871.22%
2013146,7752,0251.4%
2012144,7501,1440.8%
2011143,6067800.55%
2010142,826
199041,61115,50159.37%
198026,1108,59049.03%
197017,5204,41933.73%
196013,1011,34911.48%
195011,752-1,080-8.42%
194012,8325054.1%
193012,327-1,698-12.11%
192014,025-99-0.7%
191014,1241,1558.91%
190012,9691,0218.55%
189011,9481,0619.75%
188010,8873,24842.52%
18707,6396018.54%
18607,038-1-0.01%
18507,0394,483175.39%
18402,556-207,365-98.78%
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2024 Growth Rate
2.46% (4,500)
County Website
Paulding County
State
Georgia
County Seat
2020 Population
169,570
Area
312 mi²
Density
601 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
10.53% (17,851)
Founded
December 3, 1832

Paulding County, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White116,98468.86%
Black or African American35,66320.99%
Two or more races11,3286.67%
Other race3,4402.02%
Asian1,8821.11%
Native American3360.2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander2650.16%
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Paulding County, Georgia Population by Race

Paulding County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2024

Paulding County, Georgia Median Age

36.6

Total

35.9

Male

37.3

Female

Paulding County, Georgia Adults

There are 126,270 adults, (19,051 of whom are seniors) in Paulding County, Georgia.

Paulding County, Georgia Age Dependency

58.5

Age Dependency Ratio

17.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Paulding County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female86,55750.95%
Male83,34149.05%

Paulding County, Georgia Population by Age

Paulding County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All56,7152.9880.319.7
Married35,0953.4385.514.5
Non Family12,1141.371.428.6
Female7,0053.5172.227.8
Male2,5013.3772.427.6
showing: 5 rows

3.35

Average Family Size

2.98

Average Household Size

80.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Paulding County, Georgia Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Paulding County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Paulding County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 99.25%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 59.7%.

Paulding County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$51,868

Average Earnings

$59,318

Average Male

$44,577

Average Female

Paulding County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Paulding County, Georgia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Paulding County, Georgia Language

91.45% of Paulding County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 8.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.26% of the population.

Paulding County, Georgia Language

Paulding County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White110,8456,8536.18%
Black35,4292,1516.07%
Hispanic12,8801,58212.28%
Other3,43375722.05%
Multiple11,2897476.62%
Asian1,88222612.01%
Islander26510640%
Native3363811.31%
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6.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.16%

Male Poverty Rate

7.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Paulding County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Paulding County, Georgia is Islander, with 40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Paulding County, Georgia is Black, with 6.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.05%.

Paulding County, Georgia Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.47%
High School8.31%
Some College5.88%
Bachelors or Greater2.74%
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Paulding County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed16.1%
Male Unemployed10.3%
Female Employed2.83%
Male Employed2.25%
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Paulding County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Paulding County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Paulding County, Georgia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.5%

Male Marriage Rate

52.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Paulding County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Paulding 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.

Paulding County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Paulding County, Georgia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

9,654

Number of Veterans

8,683

Male Veterans

971

Female Veterans

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Paulding County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Paulding County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Paulding County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Paulding County, Georgia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Paulding County, Georgia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.7%

Labor Force Participation

63.7%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Paulding County, Georgia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Paulding County, Georgia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Paulding County, Georgia Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

53.19%

Born in Paulding County, Georgia

92.93%

Native Born

7.07%

Foreign Born

3.21%

Non Citizen

3.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.93% of Paulding County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 53.19% having been born in Georgia. 3.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Paulding County, Georgia Place of Birth

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