Pickens County, Georgia Population 2020

Pickens County, Georgia's estimated population is 32,888 with a growth rate of 1.40% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pickens County, Georgia is the 56th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202032,8884541.40%
201932,4344541.42%
201831,9804541.44%
201731,5268652.82%
201630,6615031.67%
201530,1583241.09%
201429,8344201.43%
201329,4141280.44%
201229,286-130-0.44%
201129,416-41-0.14%
201029,45715,025104.11%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
1.40%
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Founded
December 5, 1853
County Seat

Pickens County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White27,68889.80%
Two or More Races2,2547.31%
Black or African American4091.33%
American Indian and Alaska Native2250.73%
Asian1360.44%
Some Other Race1070.35%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander130.04%

Pickens County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Pickens County, Georgia Median Age

45.1


Total

44


Male

46.3


Female

Pickens County, Georgia Adults

There are 24,470 adults, (6,417 of whom are seniors) in Pickens County, Georgia.

Pickens County, Georgia Age Dependency

70.8

Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Pickens County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

15,599

50.59%

Male

15,233

49.41%

Pickens County, Georgia Households and Families

Pickens County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pickens County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.3%15.7%
All75.9%24.1%
Female63%37%
Non Family61.5%38.5%
Male60.1%39.9%

75.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,8412.5775.9
Married7,4262.9784.3
Non Family3,0211.2961.5
Female9733.1663
Male4213.5360.1

2.96

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pickens County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0934.90%
9th to 12th Grade2,28310.23%
High School Graduate6,49229.08%
Some College5,35223.97%
Associates Degree1,8088.10%
Bachelors Degree3,12514.00%
Graduate Degree2,1739.73%

Pickens County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White19,77716,8974,822
Multiple Races1,3911,056145
Hispanic550490203
Black34524427
Native American17417436
Asian10610665
Other Race535353
Islander1313

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 other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,397$43,378$30,951
Less Than High School$22,396$30,341$16,953
High School Grad$35,088$38,692$25,738
Some College$36,932$46,397$27,387
Bachelors Degree$54,774$65,881$40,833
Graduate Degree$46,955$$46,862

$37,397

Average Earnings

$43,378

Average Male

$30,951

Average Female

Pickens County, Georgia Language

Pickens County, Georgia Language by Age

Pickens County, Georgia Language

96.74% of Pickens County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 3.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.69% of the population.

Pickens County, Georgia Poverty

Pickens County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White26,7732,4589.18%
Multiple2,22439717.85%
Black3356419.10%
Native22562.67%
Hispanic93930.32%

9.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.81%

Male Poverty Rate

11.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pickens County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pickens County, Georgia is Black, with 19.10% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pickens County, Georgia is Hispanic, with 0.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.86%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.97%
High School8.78%
Some College7.10%
Bachelors or Greater3.45%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed14.58%
Male Unemployed13.11%
Female Employed4.64%
Male Employed3.23%

Pickens County, Georgia Income

Pickens County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$64,512$78,904
Families$76,495$92,020
Married Families$80,879$98,220
Non Families$24,159$37,782

Pickens County, Georgia Marital Status

Pickens County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

61.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.3%

Male Marriage Rate

62.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Pickens County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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

Pickens County, Georgia Veterans

2,779

Number of Veterans

2,692

Male Veterans

87

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,358
First Gulf War499
Second Gulf War288
Korea178
World War II83
Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,073
75+636
35 to 54455
55 to 64433
18 to 34182
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,48711.23%
2 or More1449.68%
Black8122.50%
Indian3423.29%
Hispanic335.46%
Other3330.84%

$Pickens County, Georgia Veterans by Education

4.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pickens County, Georgia Employment Status

58%

Labor Force Participation

54.1%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Pickens 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

64.47%

Born in Georgia

97.84%

Native Born

2.16%

Foreign Born

1.03%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.84% of Pickens County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 64.47% having been born in Georgia. 1.03% 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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