Putnam County, Georgia Population 2024

23,666

Putnam County, Georgia's estimated 2024 population is 23,666 with a growth rate of 1.46% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Putnam County, Georgia is the 81st largest county in Georgia. The 2010 population was 21,192 and has seen a growth of 11.67% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202925,3713411.36%
202825,0303411.38%
202724,6893411.4%
202624,3483411.42%
202524,0073411.44%
202423,6663411.46%
202323,3253411.48%
202222,9843411.51%
202122,6434802.17%
202022,163800.36%
201922,0833341.54%
201821,749730.34%
201721,6761740.81%
201621,5021920.9%
201521,3101680.79%
201421,142-138-0.65%
201321,2801450.69%
201221,135-107-0.5%
201121,242500.24%
201021,192
199014,1373,84237.32%
198010,2951,90122.65%
19708,3945967.64%
19607,798670.87%
19507,731-783-9.2%
19408,5141471.76%
19308,367-6,784-44.78%
192015,1511,2759.19%
191013,8764403.27%
190013,436-1,406-9.47%
189014,8423032.08%
188014,5394,07838.98%
187010,4613363.32%
186010,125-669-6.2%
185010,7945345.2%
184010,260-3,001-22.63%
183013,261-2,214-14.31%
182015,4755,44654.3%
181010,029-15,342-60.47%
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2024 Growth Rate
1.46% (341)
County Website
Putnam County
State
Georgia
County Seat
2010 Population
21,192
Area
345 mi²
Density
69 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
11.67% (2,474)
Founded
December 10, 1807

Putnam County, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White15,13468.15%
Black or African American5,65525.47%
Two or more races6362.86%
Other race5602.52%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1140.51%
Asian1070.48%
Native American
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Asian

Native American

Putnam County, Georgia Population by Race

Putnam County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2024

Putnam County, Georgia Median Age

48.6

Total

46.3

Male

50.3

Female

Putnam County, Georgia Adults

There are 17,876 adults, (5,519 of whom are seniors) in Putnam County, Georgia.

Putnam County, Georgia Age Dependency

79.7

Age Dependency Ratio

44.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Putnam County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female11,35151.12%
Male10,85548.88%

Putnam County, Georgia Population by Age

Putnam County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9,8522.2379.620.4
Married5,0962.738812
Non Family3,2821.1273.726.3
Female1,2733.0660.339.7
Male2012.7488.111.9
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2.76

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

79.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Putnam 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

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

Putnam 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 2+ races people with a rate of 97.18%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 70.09%.

Putnam County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$43,963

Average Earnings

$51,442

Average Male

$32,867

Average Female

Putnam County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Putnam County, Georgia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Putnam County, Georgia Language

94.54% of Putnam County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 5.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.45% of the population.

Putnam County, Georgia Language

Putnam County, Georgia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White14,4262,01213.95%
Black5,5641,31923.71%
Multiple63212720.09%
Hispanic1,422533.73%
Other560325.71%
Asian1071413.08%
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16.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.96%

Male Poverty Rate

20.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Putnam County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Putnam County, Georgia is Black, with 23.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Putnam County, Georgia is Hispanic, with 3.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.61%.

Putnam County, Georgia Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
High School21.34%
Less Than 9th Grade16.46%
Some College7.58%
Bachelors or Greater5.81%
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Putnam County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed47.11%
Female Employed11.56%
Male Unemployed3.26%
Male Employed2.9%
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Putnam County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Putnam County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Putnam County, Georgia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.6%

Male Marriage Rate

52.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Putnam County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Putnam County, Georgia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Putnam County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Putnam County, Georgia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,622

Number of Veterans

1,515

Male Veterans

107

Female Veterans

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Putnam County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Putnam County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Putnam County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Putnam County, Georgia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

17.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Putnam County, Georgia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.7%

Labor Force Participation

49.5%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Putnam County, Georgia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Putnam County, Georgia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Putnam 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

65.88%

Born in Putnam County, Georgia

95.67%

Native Born

4.33%

Foreign Born

2.5%

Non Citizen

1.83%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.67% of Putnam County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 65.88% having been born in Georgia. 2.5% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Putnam County, Georgia Place of Birth

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