Sumter County, Georgia Population 2020

Sumter County, Georgia's estimated population is 29,565 with a growth rate of -0.28% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sumter County, Georgia is the 63rd largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202029,565-84-0.28%
201929,649-84-0.28%
201829,733-84-0.28%
201729,817-539-1.78%
201630,356-329-1.07%
201530,685-484-1.55%
201431,169-170-0.54%
201331,339-247-0.78%
201231,586-481-1.50%
201132,067-616-1.88%
201032,6832,4558.12%
199030,2288682.96%
198029,3602,4299.02%
197026,9312,2799.24%
196024,6524441.83%
195024,208-294-1.20%
194024,502-2,298-8.57%
193026,800-2,840-9.58%
192029,6405481.88%
191029,0922,88010.99%
190026,2124,10518.57%
189022,1073,86821.21%
188018,2391,68010.15%
187016,5597,13175.64%
18609,428-894-8.66%
185010,3224,56379.23%
18405,7590.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.28%
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Founded
December 26, 1831
County Seat

Sumter County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American15,97452.63%
White12,92442.58%
Some Other Race5821.92%
Two or More Races4901.61%
Asian3591.18%
American Indian and Alaska Native230.08%

Sumter County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Sumter County, Georgia Median Age

35.5


Total

33.6


Male

37


Female

Sumter County, Georgia Adults

There are 23,295 adults, (4,838 of whom are seniors) in Sumter County, Georgia.

Sumter County, Georgia Age Dependency

64.4

Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Sumter County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

15,993

52.69%

Male

14,359

47.31%

Sumter County, Georgia Households and Families

Sumter County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sumter County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.1%20.9%
All55.8%44.2%
Male52%48%
Non Family47.9%52.1%
Female26%74%

55.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,7582.455.8
Married4,4053.0479.1
Non Family4,3671.1547.9
Female2,1863.4726
Male8002.7852

3.06

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sumter County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3377.01%
9th to 12th Grade2,34612.31%
High School Graduate6,33333.23%
Some College3,72919.56%
Associates Degree1,7679.27%
Bachelors Degree1,8729.82%
Graduate Degree1,6768.79%

Sumter County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black9,3026,758803
White8,6567,8432,549
Hispanic72544667
Asian28024099
Other Race276135
Multiple Races12511833
Native American13135

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 38.46%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,179$34,654$26,289
Less Than High School$19,009$25,304$9,397
High School Grad$30,734$34,855$23,169
Some College$27,288$31,458$25,221
Bachelors Degree$44,867$56,541$35,625
Graduate Degree$54,972$58,472$53,153

$31,179

Average Earnings

$34,654

Average Male

$26,289

Average Female

Sumter County, Georgia Language

Sumter County, Georgia Language by Age

Sumter County, Georgia Language

93.97% of Sumter County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 6.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.19% of the population.

Sumter County, Georgia Poverty

Sumter County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black14,8375,63938.01%
White11,2081,35812.12%
Hispanic1,54262940.79%
Other58238666.32%
Asian35116747.58%
Multiple41010926.59%

27.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.83%

Male Poverty Rate

31.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sumter County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sumter County, Georgia is Other, with 66.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sumter County, Georgia is White, with 12.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.09%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.58%
High School21.83%
Some College20.37%
Bachelors or Greater3.09%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed65.74%
Female Unemployed62.70%
Female Employed15.72%
Male Employed9.15%

Sumter County, Georgia Income

Sumter County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,205$51,026
Families$48,609$61,673
Married Families$65,902-
Non Families$22,555$31,352

Sumter County, Georgia Marital Status

Sumter County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

37.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.6%

Male Marriage Rate

35.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Sumter County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Sumter 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 45-54.

Sumter County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Sumter County, Georgia Veterans

1,479

Number of Veterans

1,286

Male Veterans

193

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam477
First Gulf War329
Second Gulf War309
Korea161
World War II94
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74403
35 to 54368
75+356
55 to 64251
18 to 34101
Name Veterans % of Total
White9699.12%
Black5054.34%
Hispanic293.04%
Indian321.43%
Asian20.69%

$Sumter County, Georgia Veterans by Education

11.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sumter County, Georgia Employment Status

54.4%

Labor Force Participation

49.3%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

Sumter 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

80.80%

Born in Georgia

96.21%

Native Born

3.79%

Foreign Born

2.55%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.21% of Sumter County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 80.80% having been born in Georgia. 2.55% 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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