Telfair County, Georgia Population 2020

Telfair County, Georgia's estimated population is 15,848 with a growth rate of -0.09% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Telfair County, Georgia is the 105th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202015,848-14-0.09%
201915,862-14-0.09%
201815,876-14-0.09%
201715,890-23-0.14%
201615,913-526-3.20%
201516,439-20-0.12%
201416,459-174-1.05%
201316,6332681.64%
201216,3651260.78%
201116,239-279-1.69%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.09%
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Founded
December 10, 1807
County Seat

Telfair County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,65153.68%
Black or African American6,72541.73%
Some Other Race6043.75%
Two or More Races1090.68%
Asian170.11%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.06%

Telfair County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Telfair County, Georgia Median Age

41


Total

39.9


Male

43.4


Female

Telfair County, Georgia Adults

There are 13,372 adults, (2,720 of whom are seniors) in Telfair County, Georgia.

Telfair County, Georgia Age Dependency

51.3

Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Telfair County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

6,769

42.00%

Male

9,346

58.00%

Telfair County, Georgia Households and Families

Telfair County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Telfair County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.3%25.7%
All61.6%38.4%
Male54.4%45.6%
Non Family52.8%47.2%
Female52.5%47.5%

61.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,9312.661.6
Married2,0133.0574.3
Non Family1,6371.1152.8
Female9173.9952.5
Male3643.3754.4

3.15

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

9.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Telfair County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,53912.67%
9th to 12th Grade2,06817.02%
High School Graduate5,57345.88%
Some College1,1709.63%
Associates Degree7826.44%
Bachelors Degree5704.69%
Graduate Degree4453.66%

Telfair County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,0674,778713
Black4,6943,148210
Hispanic1,81263346
Other Race564178
Multiple Races1087756
Asian171712
Native American9

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 70.59%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,434$36,768$26,961
Less Than High School$23,551$23,608$21,875
High School Grad$30,685$37,165$19,458
Some College$29,750$31,989$28,107
Bachelors Degree$39,366$65,673$37,950
Graduate Degree$44,705$$47,634

$31,434

Average Earnings

$36,768

Average Male

$26,961

Average Female

Telfair County, Georgia Language

Telfair County, Georgia Language by Age

Telfair County, Georgia Language

87.02% of Telfair County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 12.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.87% of the population.

Telfair County, Georgia Poverty

Telfair County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,1602,16041.86%
White7,4981,43319.11%
Multiple1012423.76%
Hispanic991111.11%

28.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.21%

Male Poverty Rate

31.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Telfair County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Telfair County, Georgia is Black, with 41.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Telfair County, Georgia is Hispanic, with 11.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.46%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.97%
High School18.91%
Some College15.72%
Bachelors or Greater1.27%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed63.41%
Female Unemployed26.53%
Female Employed14.33%
Male Employed10.22%

Telfair County, Georgia Income

Telfair County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$30,288$42,889
Families$32,466$47,815
Married Families$46,750-
Non Families$17,132$24,393

Telfair County, Georgia Marital Status

Telfair County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

34.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.6%

Male Marriage Rate

37.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Telfair County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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

Telfair County, Georgia Veterans

877

Number of Veterans

825

Male Veterans

52

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam326
First Gulf War196
Second Gulf War91
Korea76
World War II23
Age Group Veterans
55 to 64241
65 to 74228
35 to 54174
75+159
18 to 3475
Name Veterans % of Total
White6268.66%
Black2394.43%
Hispanic120.64%
Other121.99%

$Telfair County, Georgia Veterans by Education

23.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Telfair County, Georgia Employment Status

37.1%

Labor Force Participation

36.2%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Telfair 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

74.48%

Born in Georgia

87.25%

Native Born

12.75%

Foreign Born

12.44%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

87.25% of Telfair County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 74.48% having been born in Georgia. 12.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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