Pickens County, Georgia Population 2021

Pickens County, Georgia's estimated population is 33,745 with a growth rate of 1.74% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pickens County, Georgia is the 57th largest county inGeorgia. The 2010 Population was 29,436 and has seen a growth of 14.64% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202133,7455771.74%
202033,1685771.77%
201932,5915771.80%
201832,0144731.50%
201731,5418892.90%
201630,6525161.71%
201530,1363291.10%
201429,8074201.43%
201329,3871270.43%
201229,260-130-0.44%
201129,390-46-0.16%
201029,43615,004103.96%
199014,4322,78023.86%
198011,6522,03221.12%
19709,6207178.05%
19608,903480.54%
19508,855-281-3.08%
19409,136-551-5.69%
19309,6871,46517.82%
19208,222-819-9.06%
19109,0414004.63%
19008,6414595.61%
18908,1821,39220.50%
18806,7901,47327.70%
18705,3173667.39%
18604,9510.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.74% (577)
County Website
State
Founded
December 5, 1853
County Seat
2010 Population
29,436
Growth Since 2010
14.64% (4,309)
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Pickens County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White27,99389.19%
Two or More Races2,5978.27%
Black or African American3241.03%
American Indian and Alaska Native2970.95%
Asian1340.43%
Some Other Race260.08%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander160.05%
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Pickens County, Georgia Population by Race

Pickens County, Georgia Population Pyramid $2021

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Pickens County, Georgia Median Age

45.4


Total

43.8


Male

46.7


Female

Pickens County, Georgia Adults

There are 25,017 adults, (6,708 of whom are seniors) in Pickens County, Georgia.

Pickens County, Georgia Age Dependency

71.4

Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Pickens County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

15,830

50.43%

Male

15,557

49.57%

Pickens County, Georgia Population by Age

Pickens County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pickens County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female56.6%43.4%
Non Family62.1%37.9%
Male69.3%30.7%
All75.9%24.1%
Married85.6%14.4%

75.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pickens County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,8682.6275.9
Married7,0933.0185.6
Non Family3,3291.2862.1
Female1,0623.7656.6
Male3843.7769.3

3.07

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

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Pickens County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0734.70%
9th to 12th Grade2,2789.97%
High School Graduate7,19231.48%
Some College5,07822.23%
Associates Degree1,9358.47%
Bachelors Degree3,17313.89%
Graduate Degree2,1159.26%
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Pickens County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pickens County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White20,13717,3724,858
2+ Races1,5291,134159
Hispanic566486149
Black30622426
Native American22522554
Asian1007142
Islander1616

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 42.00%.

Pickens County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,237$44,582$30,005
Less Than 9th Grade$27,214$30,926$21,005
High School Graduate$36,002$39,850$27,863
Some College$38,478$48,817$26,455
Bachelors Degree$60,133$68,835$44,210
Graduate Degree$46,138$44,563$46,236

$39,237

Average Earnings

$44,582

Average Male

$30,005

Average Female

Pickens County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pickens County, Georgia Language by Age

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Pickens County, Georgia Language

96.95% of Pickens County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 3.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.36% of the population.

Pickens County, Georgia Language

Pickens County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White27,0292,6149.67%
Multiple2,56946918.26%
Hispanic9639710.07%
Black2642910.98%
Native29793.03%

10.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.83%

Male Poverty Rate

11.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pickens County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pickens County, Georgia is Multiple, with 18.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pickens County, Georgia is Native, with 3.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.36%.

Pickens County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.93%
High School8.18%
Some College6.95%
Bachelors or Greater3.87%

Pickens County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed33.77%
Male Unemployed13.51%
Female Employed5.46%
Male Employed4.12%

Pickens County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pickens County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$67,631$81,284
Families$79,705$96,149
Married Families$86,670-
Non Families$28,968$40,712
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Income by Household Type

Pickens County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.2%

Male Marriage Rate

58.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Pickens County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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Pickens 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.

Pickens County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

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Pickens County, Georgia Marital Status

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2,769

Number of Veterans

2,679

Male Veterans

90

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,368
First Gulf War474
Second Gulf War398
Korea140
World War II86

Pickens County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,057
75+588
35 to 54461
55 to 64432
18 to 34231

Pickens County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,46610.94%
2+ Races19111.30%
Black6720.94%
Native American4522.61%

Pickens County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Pickens County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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4.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pickens County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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58%

Labor Force Participation

54.9%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Pickens County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Pickens County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Pickens 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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65.03%

Born in Pickens County, Georgia

97.73%

Native Born

2.27%

Foreign Born

1.19%

Non Citizen

1.08%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.73% of Pickens County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 65.03% having been born in Georgia. 1.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pickens 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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