Pierce County, Georgia Population 2024

20,554

Pierce County, Georgia's estimated 2024 population is 20,554 with a growth rate of 0.95% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pierce County, Georgia is the 92nd largest county in Georgia. The 2010 population was 18,813 and has seen a growth of 9.25% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202921,5191930.9%
202821,3261930.91%
202721,1331930.92%
202620,9401930.93%
202520,7471930.94%
202420,5541930.95%
202320,3611930.96%
202220,1681930.97%
202119,9752291.16%
202019,7463031.56%
201919,443450.23%
201819,3981981.03%
201719,200840.44%
201619,116270.14%
201519,089850.45%
201419,004-11-0.06%
201319,0151130.6%
201218,9021330.71%
201118,769-44-0.23%
201018,813
199013,3281,43112.03%
198011,8972,61628.19%
19709,281-397-4.1%
19609,678-1,434-12.9%
195011,112-688-5.83%
194011,800-722-5.77%
193012,5225884.93%
192011,9341,18511.02%
191010,7492,64932.7%
19008,1001,72126.98%
18906,3791,84140.57%
18804,5381,76063.35%
18702,77880540.8%
18601,973-19,546-90.83%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.95% (193)
County Website
Pierce County
State
Georgia
County Seat
2010 Population
18,813
Area
340 mi²
Density
60 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
9.25% (1,741)
Founded
December 18, 1857

Pierce County, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White16,95485.53%
Black or African American1,9299.73%
Two or more races5042.54%
Other race4082.06%
Native American270.14%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Pierce County, Georgia Population by Race

Pierce County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2024

Pierce County, Georgia Median Age

39.8

Total

39.3

Male

40.3

Female

Pierce County, Georgia Adults

There are 14,938 adults, (3,399 of whom are seniors) in Pierce County, Georgia.

Pierce County, Georgia Age Dependency

71.8

Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Pierce County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female9,88049.84%
Male9,94250.16%

Pierce County, Georgia Population by Age

Pierce County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,4602.6376.923.1
Married3,9223.1188.111.9
Non Family2,2941.1867.332.7
Female8863.852.547.5
Male3583.8375.424.6
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3.18

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

76.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Pierce 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

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

Pierce 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 white people with a rate of 88.54%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 23.76%.

Pierce County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,134

Average Earnings

$42,258

Average Male

$31,404

Average Female

Pierce County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pierce County, Georgia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Pierce County, Georgia Language

97.23% of Pierce County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 2.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.25% of the population.

Pierce County, Georgia Language

Pierce County, Georgia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White16,4221,78310.86%
Black1,89979842.02%
Hispanic99334334.54%
Other40832078.43%
Multiple4939118.46%
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15.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.72%

Male Poverty Rate

15.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pierce County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pierce County, Georgia is Other, with 78.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pierce County, Georgia is White, with 10.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.66%.

Pierce County, Georgia Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.19%
High School13.48%
Some College5.07%
Bachelors or Greater4.75%
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Pierce County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed34.83%
Female Employed5.21%
Female Unemployed4.55%
Male Employed3.42%
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Pierce County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pierce County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Pierce County, Georgia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.0%

Male Marriage Rate

52.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Pierce County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Pierce 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 45-54.

Pierce County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Pierce County, Georgia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,027

Number of Veterans

1,025

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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Pierce County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Pierce County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Pierce County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Pierce County, Georgia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pierce County, Georgia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.5%

Labor Force Participation

54.9%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Pierce County, Georgia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Pierce County, Georgia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Pierce 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

76.65%

Born in Pierce County, Georgia

98.18%

Native Born

1.82%

Foreign Born

1.45%

Non Citizen

0.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.18% of Pierce County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 76.65% having been born in Georgia. 1.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pierce County, Georgia Place of Birth

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