Schley County, Georgia Population 2021

Schley County, Georgia's estimated population is 5,311 with a growth rate of 0.51% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Schley County, Georgia is the 152nd largest county inGeorgia. The 2010 Population was 5,020 and has seen a growth of 5.80% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,311270.51%
20205,284270.51%
20195,257270.52%
20185,230-5-0.10%
20175,235621.20%
20165,173-36-0.69%
20155,209200.39%
20145,189941.84%
20135,095711.41%
20125,024-20-0.40%
20115,044240.48%
20105,0201,43239.91%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
0.51% (27)
State
Founded
December 22, 1857
County Seat
2010 Population
5,020
Growth Since 2010
5.80% (291)
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Schley County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,63869.68%
Black or African American1,32825.44%
Some Other Race1963.75%
Two or More Races591.13%
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Schley County, Georgia Population by Race

Schley County, Georgia Population Pyramid $2021

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Schley County, Georgia Median Age

37.8


Total

36.6


Male

38.2


Female

Schley County, Georgia Adults

There are 3,979 adults, (837 of whom are seniors) in Schley County, Georgia.

Schley County, Georgia Age Dependency

66.2

Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Schley County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

2,647

50.70%

Male

2,574

49.30%

Schley County, Georgia Population by Age

Schley County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Schley County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female37.5%62.5%
Non Family65.8%34.2%
Male70.4%29.6%
All71.5%28.5%
Married82.9%17.1%

71.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Schley County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8642.871.5
Married1,0693.4482.9
Non Family4121.0165.8
Female2852.9637.5
Male982.9170.4

3.29

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

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Schley County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1343.95%
9th to 12th Grade2878.46%
High School Graduate1,18234.85%
Some College99429.30%
Associates Degree34310.11%
Bachelors Degree2667.84%
Graduate Degree1865.48%
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Schley County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Schley County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,2372,054331
Black86767039
Hispanic27323282
Other Race18016153
2+ Races4729

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.82%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 30.04%.

Schley County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,008$36,985$28,568
Less Than 9th Grade$17,063$26,667$
High School Graduate$31,582$41,964$19,595
Some College$32,281$32,313$32,031
Bachelors Degree$43,333$$39,231
Graduate Degree$51,429$58,542$45,417

$33,008

Average Earnings

$36,985

Average Male

$28,568

Average Female

Schley County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Schley County, Georgia Language by Age

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Schley County, Georgia Language

98.40% of Schley County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 1.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.43% of the population.

Schley County, Georgia Language

Schley County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,32851538.78%
White3,55036410.25%
Hispanic340195.59%
Other19663.06%
Multiple5935.08%

17.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.64%

Male Poverty Rate

23.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Schley County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Schley County, Georgia is Black, with 38.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Schley County, Georgia is Other, with 3.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.25%.

Schley County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.54%
High School13.54%
Some College11.82%
Bachelors or Greater3.32%

Schley County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed31.65%
Male Unemployed14.71%
Female Employed11.10%
Male Employed2.34%

Schley County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Schley County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,448$54,667
Families$50,417$60,991
Married Families$61,942-
Non Families$20,833$30,513
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Income by Household Type

Schley County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

51.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Schley County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Schley County, Georgia Marital Status

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300

Number of Veterans

284

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam84
First Gulf War77
Second Gulf War49
Korea44
World War II8

Schley County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+94
65 to 7469
35 to 5460
55 to 6451
18 to 3426

Schley County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2258.30%
Black757.21%
Hispanic41.47%

Schley County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Schley County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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2.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

55.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Schley County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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59.4%

Labor Force Participation

53.7%

Employment Rate

9.7%

Unemployment Rate

Schley County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Schley County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Schley 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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80.92%

Born in Schley County, Georgia

98.81%

Native Born

1.19%

Foreign Born

0.71%

Non Citizen

0.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.81% of Schley County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 80.92% having been born in Georgia. 0.71% 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

  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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