Pierce County, Georgia Population 2020

Pierce County, Georgia's estimated population is 19,729 with a growth rate of 0.87% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pierce County, Georgia is the 91st largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202019,7291700.87%
201919,5591700.88%
201819,3891700.88%
201719,2191100.58%
201619,109120.06%
201519,097890.47%
201419,008-7-0.04%
201319,0151110.59%
201218,9041310.70%
201118,773-41-0.22%
201018,8145,48641.16%
199013,3281,43112.03%
198011,8972,61628.19%
19709,281-397-4.10%
19609,678-1,434-12.90%
195011,112-688-5.83%
194011,800-722-5.77%
193012,5225884.93%
192011,9341,18511.02%
191010,7492,64932.70%
19008,1001,72126.98%
18906,3791,84140.57%
18804,5381,76063.35%
18702,77880540.80%
18601,9730.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.87%
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Founded
December 18, 1857
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Pierce County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,40285.59%
Black or African American1,8329.56%
Some Other Race6173.22%
Two or More Races2541.33%
American Indian and Alaska Native590.31%

Pierce County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Pierce County, Georgia Median Age

39.4


Total

39


Male

40.5


Female

Pierce County, Georgia Adults

There are 14,348 adults, (3,174 of whom are seniors) in Pierce County, Georgia.

Pierce County, Georgia Age Dependency

71.5

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Pierce County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

9,525

49.70%

Male

9,639

50.30%

Pierce County, Georgia Households and Families

Pierce County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pierce County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.8%8.2%
All76.2%23.8%
Male73.3%26.7%
Non Family65.2%34.8%
Female51.1%48.9%

76.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,0722.6876.2
Married3,5493.1291.8
Non Family1,6681.1365.2
Female1,4203.2551.1
Male4353.2273.3

3.07

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pierce County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5774.44%
9th to 12th Grade1,54211.87%
High School Graduate5,71844.03%
Some College2,50919.32%
Associates Degree1,0918.40%
Bachelors Degree8366.44%
Graduate Degree7145.50%

Pierce County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,0799,6111,430
Black1,3491,02289
Hispanic47415023
Other Race29925
Native American5555
Multiple Races393917

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 multiple races people with a rate of 43.59%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,423$38,941$25,536
Less Than High School$24,071$26,250$15,200
High School Grad$27,470$34,971$21,844
Some College$31,486$48,836$27,967
Bachelors Degree$47,188$49,250$36,705
Graduate Degree$50,486$54,135$48,864

$31,423

Average Earnings

$38,941

Average Male

$25,536

Average Female

Pierce County, Georgia Language

Pierce County, Georgia Language by Age

Pierce County, Georgia Language

96.23% of Pierce County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 3.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.33% of the population.

Pierce County, Georgia Poverty

Pierce County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,0022,67116.69%
Black1,80291450.72%
Hispanic96647148.76%
Other61734155.27%
Native5959100.00%
Multiple2475321.46%

21.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.31%

Male Poverty Rate

23.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pierce County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pierce County, Georgia is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pierce County, Georgia is White, with 16.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.34%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.05%
Some College17.68%
High School12.51%
Bachelors or Greater7.18%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed48.07%
Male Unemployed29.10%
Female Employed14.03%
Male Employed8.43%

Pierce County, Georgia Income

Pierce County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,167$58,000
Families$50,930$65,440
Married Families$65,234-
Non Families$20,690$30,764

Pierce County, Georgia Marital Status

Pierce County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.5%

Male Marriage Rate

48.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Pierce County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Pierce County, Georgia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Pierce County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Pierce County, Georgia Veterans

1,048

Number of Veterans

1,006

Male Veterans

42

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam484
First Gulf War144
Second Gulf War127
Korea68
World War II56
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74383
55 to 64225
35 to 54223
75+217
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0218.22%
Black221.57%
Hispanic101.77%
2 or More510.64%

$Pierce County, Georgia Veterans by Education

3.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pierce County, Georgia Employment Status

54.9%

Labor Force Participation

51.5%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Pierce 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

75.69%

Born in Georgia

97.38%

Native Born

2.62%

Foreign Born

2.01%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.38% of Pierce County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 75.69% having been born in Georgia. 2.01% 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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