Turner County, Georgia Population 2021

Turner County, Georgia's estimated population is 8,139 with a growth rate of 0.96% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Turner County, Georgia is the 142nd largest county in Georgia. The 2010 Population was 8,910 and has seen a growth of -8.65% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20218,139770.96%
20208,062770.96%
20197,985770.97%
20187,908130.16%
20177,895-49-0.62%
20167,944-38-0.48%
20157,982-84-1.04%
20148,066-140-1.71%
20138,206-239-2.83%
20128,445-495-5.54%
20118,940300.34%
20108,9102072.38%
19908,703-807-8.49%
19809,5107208.19%
19708,7903514.16%
19608,439-2,040-19.47%
195010,479-367-3.38%
194010,846-350-3.13%
193011,196-1,270-10.19%
192012,4662,39123.73%
191010,0750.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.96%
County Website
State
Founded
August 18, 1905
County Seat
2010 Population
8,910
Growth (since 2010)
-8.65%
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Turner County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,55057.28%
Black or African American3,24140.80%
Some Other Race790.99%
Asian610.77%
Two or More Races120.15%
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Turner County, Georgia Population by Race

Turner County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2021

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Turner County, Georgia Median Age

40.3


Total

41.1


Male

39.8


Female

Turner County, Georgia Adults

There are 6,009 adults, (1,547 of whom are seniors) in Turner County, Georgia.

Turner County, Georgia Age Dependency

78

Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Turner County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

4,142

52.15%

Male

3,801

47.85%

Turner County, Georgia Population by Age

Turner County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Turner County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.7%23.3%
Male75.3%24.7%
Non Family69.7%30.3%
All69.1%30.9%
Female44.4%55.6%

69.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Turner County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,1692.3969.1
Married1,4292.876.7
Non Family8721.1369.7
Female540344.4
Male3282.9375.3

2.75

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

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Turner County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3756.74%
9th to 12th Grade67112.06%
High School Graduate2,11638.04%
Some College1,08919.58%
Associates Degree66211.90%
Bachelors Degree3636.53%
Graduate Degree2875.16%
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Turner County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Turner County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,1272,680464
Black2,2051,675186
Hispanic211101
Other Race5336
Asian3939

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 white people with a rate of 14.84%.

Turner County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,659$30,045$29,449
Less Than High School$18,506$18,301$22,778
High School Grad$24,223$26,595$19,773
Some College$34,338$38,125$31,875
Bachelors Degree$32,500$50,404$30,438
Graduate Degree$69,932$113,938$68,682

$29,659

Average Earnings

$30,045

Average Male

$29,449

Average Female

Turner County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Turner County, Georgia Language by Age

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Turner County, Georgia Language

93.63% of Turner County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 6.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.49% of the population.

Turner County, Georgia Language

Turner County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,0741,52149.48%
White4,12084420.49%
Hispanic37022260.00%
Other765471.05%
Multiple1212100.00%

33.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.48%

Male Poverty Rate

37.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Turner County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Turner County, Georgia is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Turner County, Georgia is White, with 20.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 48.41%.

Turner County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School53.49%
High School30.63%
Some College15.82%
Bachelors or Greater13.49%

Turner County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed81.62%
Male Employed12.06%
Female Employed11.18%
Male Unemployed2.94%

Turner County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Turner County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,039$50,365
Families$48,024$56,253
Married Families$67,446-
Non Families$17,603$30,516
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Income by Household Type

Turner County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.0%

Male Marriage Rate

48.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Turner County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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Turner 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.

Turner County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

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Turner County, Georgia Marital Status

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616

Number of Veterans

548

Male Veterans

68

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam269
Second Gulf War264
First Gulf War157
Korea17
World War II11

Turner County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54254
65 to 74167
75+100
55 to 6493
18 to 342

Turner County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White41111.40%
Black2058.89%
Hispanic2610.61%

Turner County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Turner County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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18.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Turner County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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53.1%

Labor Force Participation

49.9%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Turner County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Turner County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Turner 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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80.98%

Born in Georgia

96.97%

Native Born

3.03%

Foreign Born

1.70%

Non Citizen

1.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.97% of Turner County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 80.98% having been born in Georgia. 1.70% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Turner 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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