Twiggs County, Georgia Population 2020

Twiggs County, Georgia's estimated population is 8,044 with a growth rate of -0.89% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Twiggs County, Georgia is the 138th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20208,044-72-0.89%
20198,116-72-0.88%
20188,188-72-0.87%
20178,260150.18%
20168,245-97-1.16%
20158,342-45-0.54%
20148,387-125-1.47%
20138,512-35-0.41%
20128,547-275-3.12%
20118,822-147-1.64%
20108,969-837-8.54%
19909,8064524.83%
19809,3541,13213.77%
19708,2222873.62%
19607,935-373-4.49%
19508,308-809-8.87%
19409,1177458.90%
19308,372-2,035-19.55%
192010,407-329-3.06%
191010,7362,02023.18%
19008,7165216.36%
18908,195-723-8.11%
18808,9183734.37%
18708,5452252.70%
18608,3201411.72%
18508,179-243-2.89%
18408,4223914.87%
18308,031-2,609-24.52%
182010,6407,235212.48%
18103,4050.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.89%
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Founded
December 14, 1809
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Twiggs County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,60555.59%
Black or African American3,51042.37%
Two or More Races1601.93%
Asian90.11%

Twiggs County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Twiggs County, Georgia Median Age

46.2


Total

45.9


Male

47.2


Female

Twiggs County, Georgia Adults

There are 6,688 adults, (1,755 of whom are seniors) in Twiggs County, Georgia.

Twiggs County, Georgia Age Dependency

67.9

Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Twiggs County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

4,216

50.89%

Male

4,068

49.11%

Twiggs County, Georgia Households and Families

Twiggs County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Twiggs County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.4%14.6%
Male82.1%17.9%
All79.3%20.7%
Non Family78.7%21.3%
Female65%35%

79.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,0312.7179.3
Married1,2553.2285.4
Non Family1,1061.1878.7
Female5084.2465
Male1624.4782.1

3.51

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

2.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Twiggs County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4797.90%
9th to 12th Grade1,29121.29%
High School Graduate2,28337.64%
Some College1,03016.98%
Associates Degree4116.78%
Bachelors Degree3105.11%
Graduate Degree2614.30%

Twiggs County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,5142,672295
Black2,4691,549238
Multiple Races545437
Hispanic1919
Asian911

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 68.52%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,944$37,026$28,037
Less Than High School$23,906$26,033$
High School Grad$28,099$33,705$25,313
Some College$40,094$41,676$27,660
Bachelors Degree$50,750$$60,028
Graduate Degree$65,509$105,583$65,185

$31,944

Average Earnings

$37,026

Average Male

$28,037

Average Female

Twiggs County, Georgia Language

Twiggs County, Georgia Language by Age

Twiggs County, Georgia Language

97.97% of Twiggs County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 2.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.36% of the population.

Twiggs County, Georgia Poverty

Twiggs County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,4951,31137.51%
White4,49982718.38%

26.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.01%

Male Poverty Rate

27.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Twiggs County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Twiggs County, Georgia is Black, with 37.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Twiggs County, Georgia is White, with 18.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.49%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.71%
High School27.57%
Some College9.72%
Bachelors or Greater8.41%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed18.69%
Male Employed9.82%
Male Unemployed8.89%
Female Employed5.99%

Twiggs County, Georgia Income

Twiggs County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,037$47,028
Families$44,127$59,516
Married Families$63,899-
Non Families$16,114$24,154

Twiggs County, Georgia Marital Status

Twiggs County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.3%

Male Marriage Rate

38.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Twiggs County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Twiggs 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 45-54.

Twiggs County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Twiggs County, Georgia Veterans

629

Number of Veterans

603

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam225
First Gulf War161
Korea91
Second Gulf War50
World War II9
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74173
75+160
35 to 54158
55 to 64108
18 to 3430
Name Veterans % of Total
White45411.96%
Black1756.27%
Hispanic19100.00%

$Twiggs County, Georgia Veterans by Education

10.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Twiggs County, Georgia Employment Status

41.6%

Labor Force Participation

38.6%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Twiggs 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

83.99%

Born in Georgia

98.70%

Native Born

1.30%

Foreign Born

1.30%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.70% of Twiggs County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 83.99% having been born in Georgia. 1.30% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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