Rabun County, Georgia Population 2020

Rabun County, Georgia's estimated population is 17,487 with a growth rate of 1.80% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Rabun County, Georgia is the 101st largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202017,4873101.80%
201917,1773101.84%
201816,8673101.87%
201716,557860.52%
201616,4712451.51%
201516,226610.38%
201416,165-25-0.15%
201316,190-118-0.72%
201216,308470.29%
201116,261-18-0.11%
201016,2794,63139.76%
199011,6481,18211.29%
198010,4662,13925.69%
19708,32787111.68%
19607,456320.43%
19507,424-397-5.08%
19407,8211,49023.53%
19306,33158510.18%
19205,7461843.31%
19105,562-723-11.50%
19006,28567912.11%
18905,60697220.98%
18804,6341,37842.32%
18703,256-15-0.46%
18603,27182333.62%
18502,44853628.03%
18401,912-264-12.13%
18302,1761,652315.27%
18205240.00%
2020 Growth Rate
1.80%
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Founded
1819
County Seat

Rabun County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,11991.87%
Some Other Race5443.31%
Black or African American3932.39%
Asian1701.03%
Two or More Races1390.84%
American Indian and Alaska Native910.55%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10.01%

Rabun County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Rabun County, Georgia Median Age

48.8


Total

47.2


Male

50.2


Female

Rabun County, Georgia Adults

There are 13,667 adults, (4,428 of whom are seniors) in Rabun County, Georgia.

Rabun County, Georgia Age Dependency

78.1

Age Dependency Ratio

47.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Rabun County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

8,350

50.74%

Male

8,107

49.26%

Rabun County, Georgia Households and Families

Rabun County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Rabun County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.8%13.2%
All74.8%25.2%
Male69.5%30.5%
Non Family67.4%32.6%
Female50.1%49.9%

74.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,5632.4474.8
Married3,1192.9786.8
Non Family2,4191.2667.4
Female7173.550.1
Male3083.9369.5

3.08

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

3.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Rabun County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6375.08%
9th to 12th Grade1,34110.68%
High School Graduate4,26934.01%
Some College2,45519.56%
Associates Degree7395.89%
Bachelors Degree1,75513.98%
Graduate Degree1,35510.80%

Rabun County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,2629,7062,995
Hispanic81851159
Other Race314149
Black28720118
Native American916812
Multiple Races7878
Asian727226
Islander11

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 36.11%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,801$28,583$24,661
Less Than High School$21,719$25,956$14,663
High School Grad$22,425$27,500$20,406
Some College$25,322$25,294$25,336
Bachelors Degree$37,218$53,092$30,714
Graduate Degree$54,188$53,718$54,634

$26,801

Average Earnings

$28,583

Average Male

$24,661

Average Female

Rabun County, Georgia Language

Rabun County, Georgia Language by Age

Rabun County, Georgia Language

90.72% of Rabun County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 9.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.63% of the population.

Rabun County, Georgia Poverty

Rabun County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,1052,05814.59%
Hispanic1,31669752.96%
Other54447086.40%
Black28410336.27%
Native917986.81%
Multiple1397856.12%

19.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.25%

Male Poverty Rate

20.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rabun County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rabun County, Georgia is Native, with 86.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rabun County, Georgia is White, with 14.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.90%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.91%
High School21.23%
Some College10.61%
Bachelors or Greater3.91%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed60.84%
Female Unemployed34.65%
Male Employed12.65%
Female Employed10.30%

Rabun County, Georgia Income

Rabun County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,902$65,081
Families$52,121$74,905
Married Families$62,188-
Non Families$27,489$47,608

Rabun County, Georgia Marital Status

Rabun County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

48.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Rabun County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Rabun 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.

Rabun County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Rabun County, Georgia Veterans

1,430

Number of Veterans

1,407

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam791
First Gulf War174
Korea121
Second Gulf War63
World War II24
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74561
75+405
55 to 64237
35 to 54207
18 to 3420
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,40511.08%
Black256.76%

$Rabun County, Georgia Veterans by Education

6.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rabun County, Georgia Employment Status

45.7%

Labor Force Participation

43.7%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Rabun 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

54.49%

Born in Georgia

94.70%

Native Born

5.30%

Foreign Born

3.31%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.70% of Rabun County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 54.49% having been born in Georgia. 3.31% 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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