Schley County, Georgia Population 2020

Schley County, Georgia's estimated population is 5,200 with a growth rate of -0.34% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Schley County, Georgia is the 151st largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20205,200-18-0.34%
20195,218-18-0.34%
20185,236-18-0.34%
20175,254811.57%
20165,173-33-0.63%
20155,206190.37%
20145,187941.85%
20135,093711.41%
20125,022-20-0.40%
20115,042250.50%
20105,0171,42939.83%
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%
19105,213-286-5.20%
19005,499561.03%
18905,4431412.66%
18805,3021733.37%
18705,12949610.71%
18604,6330.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.34%
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Founded
December 22, 1857
County Seat

Schley County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,45466.28%
Black or African American1,55829.90%
Some Other Race1502.88%
Two or More Races490.94%

Schley County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Schley County, Georgia Median Age

37.8


Total

36.9


Male

38


Female

Schley County, Georgia Adults

There are 3,977 adults, (864 of whom are seniors) in Schley County, Georgia.

Schley County, Georgia Age Dependency

67.4

Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Schley County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

2,665

51.14%

Male

2,546

48.86%

Schley County, Georgia Households and Families

Schley County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Schley County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81%19%
Male73.7%26.3%
All69.7%30.3%
Non Family68.9%31.1%
Female31%69%

69.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8772.7869.7
Married1,0353.481
Non Family425068.9
Female3033.1631
Male1142.7373.7

3.26

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

1.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Schley County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1624.76%
9th to 12th Grade37210.93%
High School Graduate1,20235.30%
Some College92727.22%
Associates Degree3028.87%
Bachelors Degree2617.67%
Graduate Degree1795.26%

Schley County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,1821,992337
Black1,00268445
Hispanic20718158
Other Race13712441
Multiple Races4128

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.29%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 29.93%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,400$38,365$29,875
Less Than High School$15,526$18,333$
High School Grad$32,286$42,434$22,037
Some College$32,344$32,768$31,484
Bachelors Degree$47,917$98,487$40,833
Graduate Degree$50,268$59,500$41,484

$33,400

Average Earnings

$38,365

Average Male

$29,875

Average Female

Schley County, Georgia Language

Schley County, Georgia Language by Age

Schley County, Georgia Language

98.76% of Schley County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 1.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.11% of the population.

Schley County, Georgia Poverty

Schley County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,55874948.07%
White3,38035010.36%
Hispanic268145.22%
Other15053.33%
Multiple4936.12%

21.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.24%

Male Poverty Rate

27.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Schley County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Schley County, Georgia is Black, with 48.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Schley County, Georgia is Other, with 3.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.71%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School43.07%
High School14.89%
Some College14.73%
Bachelors or Greater2.73%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.86%
Male Unemployed23.08%
Female Employed11.93%
Male Employed4.78%

Schley County, Georgia Income

Schley County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,276$53,252
Families$46,131$60,037
Married Families$61,677-
Non Families$20,260$28,978

Schley County, Georgia Marital Status

Schley County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.2%

Male Marriage Rate

50.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Schley County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Schley 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 45-54.

Schley County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Schley County, Georgia Veterans

320

Number of Veterans

309

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam86
First Gulf War74
Korea68
Second Gulf War44
World War II7
Age Group Veterans
75+106
65 to 7482
35 to 5459
55 to 6453
18 to 3420
Name Veterans % of Total
White2348.97%
Black867.23%
Hispanic41.90%

$Schley County, Georgia Veterans by Education

3.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Schley County, Georgia Employment Status

59.5%

Labor Force Participation

52%

Employment Rate

12.7%

Unemployment Rate

Schley 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

83.82%

Born in Georgia

99.16%

Native Born

0.84%

Foreign Born

0.54%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.16% of Schley County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 83.82% having been born in Georgia. 0.54% 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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