Stephens County, Georgia Population 2020

Stephens County, Georgia's estimated population is 26,535 with a growth rate of 0.95% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Stephens County, Georgia is the 71st largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202026,5352500.95%
201926,2852500.96%
201826,0352500.97%
201725,7851210.47%
201625,6641920.75%
201525,472480.19%
201425,424-144-0.56%
201325,568-153-0.59%
201225,721-43-0.17%
201125,764-371-1.42%
201026,1352,87812.37%
199023,2571,4946.86%
198021,7631,4327.04%
197020,3311,94010.55%
196018,3911,74410.48%
195016,6473,67528.33%
194012,9721,23210.49%
193011,7405254.68%
192011,2151,48715.29%
19109,7280.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.95%
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Founded
August 18, 1905
County Seat

Stephens County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White21,55883.96%
Black or African American2,87611.20%
Two or More Races6272.44%
Some Other Race4891.90%
Asian840.33%
American Indian and Alaska Native400.16%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander20.01%

Stephens County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Stephens County, Georgia Median Age

41.5


Total

42


Male

41


Female

Stephens County, Georgia Adults

There are 19,932 adults, (4,892 of whom are seniors) in Stephens County, Georgia.

Stephens County, Georgia Age Dependency

70.7

Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Stephens County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

13,911

54.18%

Male

11,765

45.82%

Stephens County, Georgia Households and Families

Stephens County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Stephens County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.3%17.7%
All69.8%30.2%
Male67.8%32.2%
Non Family54.2%45.8%
Female48.5%51.5%

69.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,4682.6369.8
Married5,3133.2782.3
Non Family2,8001.1554.2
Female1,0293.248.5
Male3263.2667.8

3.19

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

2.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Stephens County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8715.04%
9th to 12th Grade1,98511.48%
High School Graduate6,34336.70%
Some College3,34819.37%
Associates Degree9125.28%
Bachelors Degree2,16012.50%
Graduate Degree1,6669.64%

Stephens County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,87512,7463,737
Black1,8891,34969
Hispanic378224
Other Race184129
Multiple Races10168
Native American404020
Islander22

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 50.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,572$35,900$25,700
Less Than High School$30,679$38,199$18,542
High School Grad$25,177$28,831$22,047
Some College$28,040$36,079$25,373
Bachelors Degree$37,159$36,549$39,800
Graduate Degree$60,320$99,688$52,552

$30,572

Average Earnings

$35,900

Average Male

$25,700

Average Female

Stephens County, Georgia Language

Stephens County, Georgia Language by Age

Stephens County, Georgia Language

96.05% of Stephens County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 3.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.26% of the population.

Stephens County, Georgia Poverty

Stephens County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,5682,99614.57%
Black2,74371025.88%
Hispanic79724430.61%
Other48920441.72%
Multiple596559.23%
Islander22100.00%

16.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.99%

Male Poverty Rate

17.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Stephens County, Georgia

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Stephens County, Georgia is Multiple, with 9.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.75%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.64%
Some College14.91%
High School14.82%
Bachelors or Greater2.06%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.40%
Male Unemployed30.36%
Female Employed7.83%
Male Employed3.29%

Stephens County, Georgia Income

Stephens County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,416$57,274
Families$53,156$67,760
Married Families$61,377-
Non Families$19,528$31,401

Stephens County, Georgia Marital Status

Stephens County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.0%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Stephens County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Stephens 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 35-44.

Stephens County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Stephens County, Georgia Veterans

1,730

Number of Veterans

1,501

Male Veterans

229

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam694
Second Gulf War322
Korea145
First Gulf War144
World War II101
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74550
55 to 64397
75+362
18 to 34237
35 to 54184
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4708.57%
Black2079.09%
Hispanic6112.47%
Other5320.87%

$Stephens County, Georgia Veterans by Education

5.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Stephens County, Georgia Employment Status

55.1%

Labor Force Participation

50%

Employment Rate

9.1%

Unemployment Rate

Stephens 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

70.42%

Born in Georgia

97.90%

Native Born

2.10%

Foreign Born

1.52%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.90% of Stephens County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 70.42% having been born in Georgia. 1.52% 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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