Putnam County, Georgia Population 2020

Putnam County, Georgia's estimated population is 22,015 with a growth rate of 0.47% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Putnam County, Georgia is the 83rd largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202022,0151030.47%
201921,9121030.47%
201821,8091030.47%
201721,7061790.83%
201621,5272070.97%
201521,3201660.78%
201421,154-132-0.62%
201321,2861470.70%
201221,139-102-0.48%
201121,241500.24%
201021,1917,05449.90%
199014,1373,84237.32%
198010,2951,90122.65%
19708,3945967.64%
19607,798670.87%
19507,731-783-9.20%
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%
186010,125-669-6.20%
185010,7945345.20%
184010,260-3,001-22.63%
183013,261-2,214-14.31%
182015,4755,44654.30%
181010,0290.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.47%
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Founded
December 10, 1807
County Seat

Putnam County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,83068.97%
Black or African American5,63326.20%
Some Other Race5862.73%
Two or More Races2711.26%
Asian1750.81%
American Indian and Alaska Native80.04%

Putnam County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Putnam County, Georgia Median Age

46


Total

45.5


Male

46.4


Female

Putnam County, Georgia Adults

There are 17,101 adults, (4,942 of whom are seniors) in Putnam County, Georgia.

Putnam County, Georgia Age Dependency

76.8

Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Putnam County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

11,101

51.63%

Male

10,402

48.37%

Putnam County, Georgia Households and Families

Putnam County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Putnam County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.2%9.8%
All77.9%22.1%
Male72.1%27.9%
Female68.9%31.1%
Non Family60.5%39.5%

77.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,6602.4677.9
Married4,5972.8290.2
Non Family2,5281.2460.5
Female1,1193.5568.9
Male4162.9972.1

2.9

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

6.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Putnam County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5093.29%
9th to 12th Grade1,75111.31%
High School Graduate5,80337.48%
Some College2,78117.96%
Associates Degree1,2017.76%
Bachelors Degree2,32615.02%
Graduate Degree1,1127.18%

Putnam County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,0449,8353,123
Black3,6462,925222
Hispanic65434249
Other Race23558
Asian1277324
Multiple Races555520
Native American6

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 36.36%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,286$34,745$25,211
Less Than High School$14,501$14,623$13,594
High School Grad$27,723$36,078$20,409
Some College$30,983$35,369$26,227
Bachelors Degree$40,641$53,182$36,116
Graduate Degree$54,756$70,873$51,579

$30,286

Average Earnings

$34,745

Average Male

$25,211

Average Female

Putnam County, Georgia Language

Putnam County, Georgia Language by Age

Putnam County, Georgia Language

93.56% of Putnam County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 6.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.14% of the population.

Putnam County, Georgia Poverty

Putnam County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,9501,69712.16%
Black5,5051,39425.32%
Multiple27120977.12%
Hispanic1,377775.59%
Asian1752413.71%
Native8225.00%

15.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.13%

Male Poverty Rate

17.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Putnam County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Putnam County, Georgia is Multiple, with 77.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Putnam County, Georgia is Hispanic, with 5.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.74%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.20%
High School13.87%
Some College6.57%
Bachelors or Greater4.83%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed55.31%
Male Unemployed23.50%
Female Employed9.84%
Male Employed6.84%

Putnam County, Georgia Income

Putnam County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,245$71,214
Families$61,032$83,137
Married Families$72,069-
Non Families$27,384$39,101

Putnam County, Georgia Marital Status

Putnam County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.2%

Male Marriage Rate

52.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Putnam County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Putnam 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 55-64.

Putnam County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Putnam County, Georgia Veterans

1,561

Number of Veterans

1,553

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam750
First Gulf War329
Korea169
Second Gulf War109
World War II
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74545
75+471
35 to 54298
55 to 64173
18 to 3474
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,28410.54%
Black2696.30%
Hispanic273.11%
2 or More814.55%

$Putnam County, Georgia Veterans by Education

6.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Putnam County, Georgia Employment Status

55%

Labor Force Participation

52.3%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Putnam 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

69.12%

Born in Georgia

96.29%

Native Born

3.71%

Foreign Born

2.13%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.29% of Putnam County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 69.12% having been born in Georgia. 2.13% 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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