Rabun County, Georgia Population 2021

Rabun County, Georgia's estimated population is 17,697 with a growth rate of 1.61% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Rabun County, Georgia is the 103rd largest county inGeorgia. The 2010 Population was 16,277 and has seen a growth of 8.72% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202117,6972801.61%
202017,4172801.63%
201917,1372801.66%
201816,8573121.89%
201716,545800.49%
201616,4652421.49%
201516,223650.40%
201416,158-26-0.16%
201316,184-120-0.74%
201216,304470.29%
201116,257-20-0.12%
201016,2774,62939.74%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
1.61% (280)
County Website
State
Founded
1819
County Seat
2010 Population
16,277
Growth Since 2010
8.72% (1,420)
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Rabun County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,31392.00%
Some Other Race5073.05%
Black or African American4492.70%
Asian1881.13%
Two or More Races1320.79%
American Indian and Alaska Native550.33%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10.01%
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Rabun County, Georgia Population by Race

Rabun County, Georgia Population Pyramid $2021

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Rabun County, Georgia Median Age

49.2


Total

47.8


Male

50.5


Female

Rabun County, Georgia Adults

There are 13,890 adults, (4,571 of whom are seniors) in Rabun County, Georgia.

Rabun County, Georgia Age Dependency

78.6

Age Dependency Ratio

49.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Rabun County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

8,426

50.62%

Male

8,219

49.38%

Rabun County, Georgia Population by Age

Rabun County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rabun County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female46.7%53.3%
Male66.8%33.2%
Non Family68.4%31.6%
All74.3%25.7%
Married84.1%15.9%

74.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rabun County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,6622.4374.3
Married3,3372.9484.1
Non Family2,4421.3468.4
Female6003.4646.7
Male2833.766.8

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Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

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Rabun County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6715.29%
9th to 12th Grade1,2629.94%
High School Graduate4,19933.08%
Some College2,67321.06%
Associates Degree8216.47%
Bachelors Degree1,68413.27%
Graduate Degree1,38510.91%
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Rabun County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rabun County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White11,49810,0352,919
Hispanic78438771
Black30123420
Other Race27394
Asian929241
2+ Races787818
Native American5542
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 44.57%.

Rabun County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,788$30,836$22,435
Less Than 9th Grade$17,989$25,524$13,935
High School Graduate$24,071$30,727$20,098
Some College$25,976$26,775$25,334
Bachelors Degree$32,236$56,607$28,148
Graduate Degree$52,973$51,944$53,370

$26,788

Average Earnings

$30,836

Average Male

$22,435

Average Female

Rabun County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rabun County, Georgia Language by Age

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Rabun County, Georgia Language

91.34% of Rabun County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 8.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.95% of the population.

Rabun County, Georgia Language

Rabun County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,3222,12614.84%
Hispanic1,31859545.14%
Other50739477.71%
Black35110529.91%
Multiple1325843.94%
Native5555100.00%

18.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.66%

Male Poverty Rate

19.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rabun County, Georgia

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rabun County, Georgia is White, with 14.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.82%.

Rabun County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.82%
High School16.51%
Some College10.32%
Bachelors or Greater4.71%

Rabun County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed50.60%
Male Unemployed37.57%
Female Employed11.63%
Male Employed10.63%

Rabun County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rabun County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,500$66,194
Families$52,874$76,162
Married Families$62,644-
Non Families$28,238$48,171
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Income by Household Type

Rabun County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.5%

Male Marriage Rate

49.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Rabun County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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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 35-44.

Rabun County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

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Rabun County, Georgia Marital Status

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1,350

Number of Veterans

1,328

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam783
First Gulf War125
Korea101
Second Gulf War71
World War II35

Rabun County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74557
75+383
55 to 64254
35 to 54141
18 to 3415

Rabun County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,33110.33%
Black194.51%

Rabun County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Rabun County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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5.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rabun County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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45.2%

Labor Force Participation

43.2%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Rabun County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Rabun County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Rabun County, Georgia Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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53.22%

Born in Rabun County, Georgia

94.64%

Native Born

5.36%

Foreign Born

3.84%

Non Citizen

1.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.64% of Rabun County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 53.22% having been born in Georgia. 3.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Rabun County, Georgia Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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