Telfair County, Georgia Population 2024

12,402

Telfair County, Georgia's estimated 2024 population is 12,402 with a growth rate of 0.19% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Telfair County, Georgia is the 113th largest county in Georgia. The 2010 population was 16,519 and has seen a growth of -24.92% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202912,522240.19%
202812,498240.19%
202712,474240.19%
202612,450240.19%
202512,426240.19%
202412,402240.19%
202312,378240.19%
202212,354240.19%
202112,330-135-1.08%
202012,465-3,348-21.17%
201915,813-75-0.47%
201815,888-24-0.15%
201715,912-48-0.3%
201615,960-488-2.97%
201516,448
201416,448-176-1.06%
201316,6242601.59%
201216,3641220.75%
201116,242-277-1.68%
201016,519
199011,000-445-3.89%
198011,445640.56%
197011,381-334-2.85%
196011,715-1,506-11.39%
195013,221-1,924-12.7%
194015,1451480.99%
193014,997-294-1.92%
192015,2912,00315.07%
191013,2883,20531.79%
190010,0834,60684.1%
18905,47764913.44%
18804,8281,58348.78%
18703,24553219.61%
18602,713-313-10.34%
18503,0262639.52%
18402,76362729.35%
18302,136321.52%
18202,1041,360182.8%
1810744-11,778-94.06%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.19% (24)
County Website
Telfair County
State
Georgia
County Seat
2010 Population
16,519
Area
437 mi²
Density
28 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-24.92% (-4,117)
Founded
December 10, 1807

Telfair County, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,46251.21%
Black or African American4,42735.08%
Two or more races9957.88%
Other race6765.36%
Native American380.3%
Asian210.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Telfair County, Georgia Population by Race

Telfair County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2024

Telfair County, Georgia Median Age

40.1

Total

36.5

Male

45.5

Female

Telfair County, Georgia Adults

There are 9,612 adults, (2,227 of whom are seniors) in Telfair County, Georgia.

Telfair County, Georgia Age Dependency

70.9

Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Telfair County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female5,08540.3%
Male7,53459.7%

Telfair County, Georgia Population by Age

Telfair County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,9483.4273.726.3
Married1,3493.3585.814.2
Non Family8821.176238
Female5856.2364.335.7
Male1326.7671.228.8
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4.14

Average Family Size

3.42

Average Household Size

73.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Telfair County, Georgia Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Telfair County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Telfair County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 83.19%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 42.86%.

Telfair County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,306

Average Earnings

$46,652

Average Male

$22,312

Average Female

Telfair County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Telfair County, Georgia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Telfair County, Georgia Language

91.75% of Telfair County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 8.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.6% of the population.

Telfair County, Georgia Language

Telfair County, Georgia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,4481,13678.45%
Black3,1531,08334.35%
White5,36489516.69%
Multiple91881388.56%
Native2528%
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31.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

33.14%

Male Poverty Rate

29.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Telfair County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Telfair County, Georgia is Multiple, with 88.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Telfair County, Georgia is Native, with 8% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.92%.

Telfair County, Georgia Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.97%
Some College26.03%
High School21.84%
Bachelors or Greater12.94%
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Telfair County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed19.49%
Male Unemployed5%
Male Employed4.85%
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Telfair County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Telfair County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Telfair County, Georgia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

32.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.6%

Male Marriage Rate

33.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Telfair County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Telfair 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 55-64.

Telfair County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Telfair County, Georgia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

589

Number of Veterans

515

Male Veterans

74

Female Veterans

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Telfair County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Telfair County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Telfair County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Telfair County, Georgia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

23.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Telfair County, Georgia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

38.3%

Labor Force Participation

37.3%

Employment Rate

2.1%

Unemployment Rate

Telfair County, Georgia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Telfair County, Georgia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Telfair County, Georgia Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

79%

Born in Telfair County, Georgia

92.97%

Native Born

7.03%

Foreign Born

6.55%

Non Citizen

0.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.97% of Telfair County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 79% having been born in Georgia. 6.55% 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

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