Schley County, Georgia Population 2024

4,536

Schley County, Georgia's estimated 2024 population is 4,536 with a growth rate of 0.44% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Schley County, Georgia is the 151st largest county in Georgia. The 2010 population was 5,020 and has seen a growth of -9.64% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,636200.43%
20284,616200.44%
20274,596200.44%
20264,576200.44%
20254,556200.44%
20244,536200.44%
20234,516200.44%
20224,496200.45%
20214,476-58-1.28%
20204,534-720-13.7%
20195,254420.81%
20185,212-24-0.46%
20175,236571.1%
20165,179-29-0.56%
20155,208190.37%
20145,189941.84%
20135,095721.43%
20125,023-20-0.4%
20115,043230.46%
20105,020
19903,5881554.52%
19803,43333610.85%
19703,097-159-4.88%
19603,256-780-19.33%
19504,036-997-19.81%
19405,033-314-5.87%
19305,3471041.98%
19205,243300.58%
19105,213-286-5.2%
19005,499561.03%
18905,4431412.66%
18805,3021733.37%
18705,12949610.71%
18604,633-3-0.06%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.44% (20)
State
Georgia
County Seat
2010 Population
5,020
Area
167 mi²
Density
27 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-9.64% (-484)
Founded
December 22, 1857

Schley County, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,49276.5%
Black or African American81417.83%
Other race1553.4%
Two or more races1002.19%
Native American40.09%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Schley County, Georgia Population by Race

Schley County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2024

Schley County, Georgia Median Age

38.4

Total

37.2

Male

40.8

Female

Schley County, Georgia Adults

There are 3,465 adults, (609 of whom are seniors) in Schley County, Georgia.

Schley County, Georgia Age Dependency

59.8

Age Dependency Ratio

21.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Schley County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female2,25649.42%
Male2,30950.58%

Schley County, Georgia Population by Age

Schley County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,5782.8975.224.8
Married9353.4688.811.2
Non Family4281.0353.746.3
Female1613.9150.949.1
Male544.781.518.5
showing: 5 rows

3.56

Average Family Size

2.89

Average Household Size

75.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Schley 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

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

Schley 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 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 30.32%.

Schley County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,102

Average Earnings

$42,268

Average Male

$37,639

Average Female

Schley County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Schley County, Georgia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Schley County, Georgia Language

97.77% of Schley County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 2.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.09% of the population.

Schley County, Georgia Language

Schley County, Georgia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,44140211.68%
Black81429035.63%
Hispanic2623513.36%
Other1551710.97%
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15.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.42%

Male Poverty Rate

17.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Schley County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Schley County, Georgia is Black, with 35.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Schley County, Georgia is Other, with 10.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.1%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.2%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.32%.

Schley County, Georgia Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.89%
High School27.34%
Some College6.73%
Bachelors or Greater3.87%
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Schley County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed34.09%
Female Employed3.13%
Male Employed1.14%
Male Unemployed
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Schley County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Schley County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Schley County, Georgia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

52.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Schley County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Schley County, Georgia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Schley County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Schley County, Georgia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

220

Number of Veterans

162

Male Veterans

58

Female Veterans

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Schley County, Georgia Veterans by War

count

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Schley County, Georgia Veterans by Age

count

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Schley County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Schley County, Georgia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Schley County, Georgia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52.8%

Labor Force Participation

51%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Schley County, Georgia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Schley County, Georgia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Schley 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

82.65%

Born in Schley County, Georgia

99.43%

Native Born

0.57%

Foreign Born

0.22%

Non Citizen

0.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.43% of Schley County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 82.65% having been born in Georgia. 0.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Schley County, Georgia Place of Birth

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