Paulding County, Georgia Population 2020

Paulding County, Georgia's estimated population is 173,028 with a growth rate of 2.67% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Paulding County, Georgia is the 13th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020173,0284,4922.67%
2019168,5364,4922.74%
2018164,0444,4922.82%
2017159,5524,1882.70%
2016155,3643,6612.41%
2015151,7033,1652.13%
2014148,5381,7881.22%
2013146,7502,0301.40%
2012144,7201,1460.80%
2011143,5747570.53%
2010142,817101,206243.22%
199041,61115,50159.37%
198026,1108,59049.03%
197017,5204,41933.73%
196013,1011,34911.48%
195011,752-1,080-8.42%
194012,8325054.10%
193012,327-1,698-12.11%
192014,025-99-0.70%
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%
18402,5560.00%
2020 Growth Rate
2.67%
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Founded
December 3, 1832
County Seat

Paulding County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White117,51675.41%
Black or African American29,44818.90%
Two or More Races4,1602.67%
Some Other Race2,6171.68%
Asian1,5701.01%
American Indian and Alaska Native4680.30%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander610.04%

Paulding County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Paulding County, Georgia Median Age

35.8


Total

35.2


Male

36.7


Female

Paulding County, Georgia Adults

There are 113,794 adults, (15,766 of whom are seniors) in Paulding County, Georgia.

Paulding County, Georgia Age Dependency

59

Age Dependency Ratio

16.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Paulding County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

79,645

51.11%

Male

76,195

48.89%

Paulding County, Georgia Households and Families

Paulding County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Paulding County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.6%14.4%
All76.4%23.6%
Non Family65.9%34.1%
Male65.8%34.2%
Female58.3%41.7%

76.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All52,3892.9676.4
Married30,6273.4285.6
Non Family11,6671.2765.9
Female7,0403.5558.3
Male3,0553.4365.8

3.36

Average Family Size

2.96

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Paulding County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,6112.60%
9th to 12th Grade7,3267.31%
High School Graduate33,20033.12%
Some College23,93823.88%
Associates Degree8,9538.93%
Bachelors Degree16,25716.22%
Graduate Degree7,9477.93%

Paulding County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White75,22767,90817,481
Black17,59316,4834,893
Hispanic4,9183,9921,130
Multiple Races1,5031,297415
Asian1,250829298
Other Race1,184888238
Native American361290104
Islander6146

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 93.69%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 28.81%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,527$48,202$35,286
Less Than High School$26,462$30,936$16,735
High School Grad$35,081$40,525$27,923
Some College$39,211$47,486$30,209
Bachelors Degree$56,597$68,465$50,464
Graduate Degree$65,056$85,704$58,772

$41,527

Average Earnings

$48,202

Average Male

$35,286

Average Female

Paulding County, Georgia Language

Paulding County, Georgia Language by Age

Paulding County, Georgia Language

93.63% of Paulding County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 6.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.83% of the population.

Paulding County, Georgia Poverty

Paulding County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White111,6608,1797.32%
Black29,1354,33114.87%
Hispanic9,4491,39314.74%
Multiple4,1551,05925.49%
Native46826155.77%
Asian1,54124315.77%
Other2,5732379.21%

9.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.09%

Male Poverty Rate

10.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Paulding County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Paulding County, Georgia is Native, with 55.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Paulding County, Georgia is White, with 7.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.64%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.66%
High School8.15%
Some College7.20%
Bachelors or Greater3.66%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed16.70%
Male Unemployed9.72%
Female Employed4.23%
Male Employed2.95%

Paulding County, Georgia Income

Paulding County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$66,467$79,608
Families$73,662$86,346
Married Families$82,321$96,097
Non Families$37,449$48,833

Paulding County, Georgia Marital Status

Paulding County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.9%

Male Marriage Rate

53.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Paulding County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Paulding 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 35-44.

Paulding County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Paulding County, Georgia Veterans

9,162

Number of Veterans

8,194

Male Veterans

968

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War2,994
Vietnam2,559
Second Gulf War1,940
Korea367
World War II62
Age Group Veterans
35 to 543,372
65 to 742,027
55 to 641,947
18 to 34933
75+883
Name Veterans % of Total
White7,2788.30%
Black1,6387.90%
Hispanic3084.95%
2 or More904.64%
Other694.24%
Hawaiian4675.41%
Indian4110.51%

$Paulding County, Georgia Veterans by Education

4.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Paulding County, Georgia Employment Status

67.4%

Labor Force Participation

64.4%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Paulding 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

56.48%

Born in Georgia

94.56%

Native Born

5.44%

Foreign Born

2.26%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.56% of Paulding County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 56.48% having been born in Georgia. 2.26% 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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