Telfair County, Georgia Population 2021

Telfair County, Georgia's estimated population is 15,632 with a growth rate of -0.72% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Telfair County, Georgia is the 106th largest county inGeorgia. The 2010 Population was 16,518 and has seen a growth of -5.36% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202115,632-114-0.72%
202015,746-114-0.72%
201915,860-114-0.71%
201815,974450.28%
201715,929-33-0.21%
201615,962-489-2.97%
201516,451-3-0.02%
201416,454-179-1.08%
201316,6332661.63%
201216,3671240.76%
201116,243-275-1.66%
201016,5185,51850.16%
199011,000-445-3.89%
198011,445640.56%
197011,381-334-2.85%
196011,715-1,506-11.39%
195013,221-1,924-12.70%
194015,1451480.99%
193014,997-294-1.92%
192015,2912,00315.07%
191013,2883,20531.79%
190010,0834,60684.10%
18905,47764913.44%
18804,8281,58348.78%
18703,24553219.61%
18602,713-313-10.34%
18503,0262639.52%
18402,76362729.35%
18302,136321.52%
18202,1041,360182.80%
18107440.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.72% (-114)
County Website
State
Founded
December 10, 1807
County Seat
2010 Population
16,518
Growth Since 2010
-5.36% (-886)
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Telfair County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,34952.07%
Black or African American6,61541.25%
Some Other Race8675.41%
Two or More Races1741.09%
Asian170.11%
American Indian and Alaska Native130.08%
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Telfair County, Georgia Population by Race

Telfair County, Georgia Population Pyramid $2021

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Telfair County, Georgia Median Age

41.5


Total

40.1


Male

42.9


Female

Telfair County, Georgia Adults

There are 13,351 adults, (2,811 of whom are seniors) in Telfair County, Georgia.

Telfair County, Georgia Age Dependency

52.1

Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Telfair County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

6,797

42.39%

Male

9,238

57.61%

Telfair County, Georgia Population by Age

Telfair County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Telfair County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female49.5%50.5%
Non Family52.3%47.7%
All67%33%
Male70%30%
Married84.6%15.4%

67.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Telfair County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,6682.7467
Married2,0163.0884.6
Non Family1,4091.1152.3
Female9034.1749.5
Male3403.7670

3.24

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

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Telfair County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,55712.91%
9th to 12th Grade2,02316.78%
High School Graduate5,69547.23%
Some College1,0708.87%
Associates Degree6715.56%
Bachelors Degree5334.42%
Graduate Degree5104.23%
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Telfair County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Telfair County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,9904,728782
Black4,6223,203136
Hispanic1,73547936
Other Race820253
2+ Races15912089
Asian171713
Native American13

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 76.47%.

Telfair County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,057$37,297$30,366
Less Than 9th Grade$31,075$31,609$
High School Graduate$31,742$40,132$17,421
Some College$30,825$28,929$32,524
Bachelors Degree$44,962$91,734$41,875
Graduate Degree$49,438$$49,958

$33,057

Average Earnings

$37,297

Average Male

$30,366

Average Female

Telfair County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Telfair County, Georgia Language by Age

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Telfair County, Georgia Language

87.52% of Telfair County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 12.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.43% of the population.

Telfair County, Georgia Language

Telfair County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,1522,19542.60%
White7,3921,46119.76%
Multiple1664828.92%
Hispanic1021413.73%

28.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.34%

Male Poverty Rate

34.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Telfair County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Telfair County, Georgia is Black, with 42.60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Telfair County, Georgia is Hispanic, with 13.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.44%.

Telfair County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.67%
High School19.67%
Some College17.79%
Bachelors or Greater3.45%

Telfair County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed81.13%
Male Unemployed53.06%
Female Employed17.71%
Male Employed8.51%

Telfair County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Telfair County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,405$51,004
Families$35,323$51,570
Married Families$53,889-
Non Families$20,255$39,283
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Income by Household Type

Telfair County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.9%

Male Marriage Rate

38.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Telfair County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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Telfair 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 55-64.

Telfair County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

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Telfair County, Georgia Marital Status

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871

Number of Veterans

818

Male Veterans

53

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam235
First Gulf War234
Second Gulf War137
Korea65
World War II22

Telfair County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64230
65 to 74222
75+209
35 to 54154
18 to 3456

Telfair County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5648.11%
Black2945.49%
Hispanic130.72%
Other Race131.53%

Telfair County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Telfair County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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26.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Telfair County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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37.9%

Labor Force Participation

37.1%

Employment Rate

2%

Unemployment Rate

Telfair County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Telfair County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Telfair 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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77.49%

Born in Telfair County, Georgia

87.90%

Native Born

12.10%

Foreign Born

12.04%

Non Citizen

0.06%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.90% of Telfair County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 77.49% having been born in Georgia. 12.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Telfair 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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