Towns County, Georgia Population 2020

Towns County, Georgia's estimated population is 12,478 with a growth rate of 2.57% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Towns County, Georgia is the 117th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202012,4783132.57%
201912,1653132.64%
201811,8523132.71%
201711,5391321.16%
201611,4072001.78%
201511,2071251.13%
201411,0822942.73%
201310,7882272.15%
201210,561-18-0.17%
201110,579420.40%
201010,5373,78356.01%
19906,7541,11619.79%
19805,6381,07323.50%
19704,565270.59%
19604,538-265-5.52%
19504,803-122-2.48%
19404,92557913.32%
19304,34640910.39%
19203,93750.13%
19103,932-816-17.19%
19004,74868416.83%
18904,06480324.62%
18803,26148117.30%
18702,78032113.05%
18602,4590.00%
2020 Growth Rate
2.57%
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Founded
1856
County Seat

Towns County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,88795.36%
Two or More Races1961.72%
Black or African American1351.18%
Asian770.67%
American Indian and Alaska Native640.56%
Some Other Race580.51%

Towns County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Towns County, Georgia Median Age

53.7


Total

51.6


Male

55.4


Female

Towns County, Georgia Adults

There are 9,943 adults, (3,884 of whom are seniors) in Towns County, Georgia.

Towns County, Georgia Age Dependency

88.4

Age Dependency Ratio

64.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Towns County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

6,083

53.28%

Male

5,334

46.72%

Towns County, Georgia Households and Families

Towns County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Towns County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.6%8.4%
All80.8%19.2%
Non Family73.4%26.6%
Female56.1%43.9%
Male29.7%70.3%

80.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,7772.2280.8
Married2,6372.6591.6
Non Family1,6351.1373.4
Female3603.4656.1
Male1453.3629.7

2.71

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Towns County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3784.54%
9th to 12th Grade5246.29%
High School Graduate2,56430.77%
Some College1,89622.75%
Associates Degree7869.43%
Bachelors Degree1,32315.88%
Graduate Degree86210.34%

Towns County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,0347,1692,051
Asian717156
Black625827
Native American6128
Multiple Races616145
Hispanic44446
Other Race22

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 78.87%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,300$35,226$23,478
Less Than High School$26,786$29,571$
High School Grad$20,192$32,054$15,030
Some College$30,128$35,446$28,500
Bachelors Degree$41,534$51,620$23,971
Graduate Degree$54,344$43,167$59,583

$28,300

Average Earnings

$35,226

Average Male

$23,478

Average Female

Towns County, Georgia Language

Towns County, Georgia Language by Age

Towns County, Georgia Language

96.72% of Towns County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 3.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.62% of the population.

Towns County, Georgia Poverty

Towns County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,1721,58515.58%
Multiple1655432.73%
Native611829.51%
Asian771519.48%

15.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.96%

Male Poverty Rate

16.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Towns County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Towns County, Georgia is Multiple, with 32.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Towns County, Georgia is White, with 15.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.60%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.21%
Some College15.35%
High School13.13%
Bachelors or Greater6.84%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed37.38%
Female Unemployed26.02%
Female Employed11.90%
Male Employed3.84%

Towns County, Georgia Income

Towns County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,927$56,099
Families$52,516$67,431
Married Families$56,236-
Non Families$24,641$33,303

Towns County, Georgia Marital Status

Towns County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.0%

Male Marriage Rate

52.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Towns County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Towns 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 35-44.

Towns County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Towns County, Georgia Veterans

1,150

Number of Veterans

1,092

Male Veterans

58

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam543
Korea127
First Gulf War97
World War II90
Second Gulf War36
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74442
75+432
35 to 54132
55 to 64127
18 to 3417
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,15012.11%
Hispanic128.82%

$Towns County, Georgia Veterans by Education

7.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Towns County, Georgia Employment Status

44.6%

Labor Force Participation

42.1%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Towns 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

50.90%

Born in Georgia

96.98%

Native Born

3.02%

Foreign Born

0.91%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.98% of Towns County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 50.90% having been born in Georgia. 0.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

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