Upson County, Georgia Population 2020

Upson County, Georgia's estimated population is 26,251 with a growth rate of 0.07% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Upson County, Georgia is the 73rd largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202026,251180.07%
201926,233180.07%
201826,215180.07%
201726,197-58-0.22%
201626,255140.05%
201526,241680.26%
201426,173-259-0.98%
201326,432-134-0.50%
201226,566-356-1.32%
201126,922-134-0.50%
201027,0567562.87%
199026,3003021.16%
198025,9982,49310.61%
197023,505-295-1.24%
196023,800-1,278-5.10%
195025,078140.06%
194025,0645,55528.47%
193019,5094,72331.94%
192014,7862,02915.90%
191012,757-913-6.68%
190013,6701,48212.16%
189012,188-212-1.71%
188012,4002,97031.50%
18709,430-480-4.84%
18609,9104865.16%
18509,424160.17%
18409,4082,39534.15%
18307,0130.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.07%
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Founded
December 15, 1824
County Seat

Upson County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18,16069.27%
Black or African American7,36928.11%
Two or More Races2961.13%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1980.76%
Asian1050.40%
American Indian and Alaska Native880.34%

Upson County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Upson County, Georgia Median Age

41.7


Total

39.5


Male

42.9


Female

Upson County, Georgia Adults

There are 20,133 adults, (4,707 of whom are seniors) in Upson County, Georgia.

Upson County, Georgia Age Dependency

69.9

Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Upson County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

13,713

52.31%

Male

12,503

47.69%

Upson County, Georgia Households and Families

Upson County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Upson County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.4%16.6%
All65.8%34.2%
Non Family59.9%40.1%
Male36%64%
Female35.8%64.2%

65.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,2042.5265.8
Married4,4563.183.4
Non Family3,9001.2159.9
Female1,3563.8835.8
Male4923.8536

3.25

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Upson County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0035.58%
9th to 12th Grade2,60914.52%
High School Graduate6,45435.91%
Some College3,71420.66%
Associates Degree1,7239.59%
Bachelors Degree1,4868.27%
Graduate Degree9845.47%

Upson County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,72910,6422,034
Black4,6643,232344
Islander19817140
Multiple Races16115622
Hispanic10767
Native American8850
Asian434330

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 69.77%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,845$36,694$26,700
Less Than High School$20,156$19,840$21,012
High School Grad$30,077$32,246$25,673
Some College$30,515$40,069$25,844
Bachelors Degree$46,518$66,042$37,352
Graduate Degree$55,357$69,179$48,438

$30,845

Average Earnings

$36,694

Average Male

$26,700

Average Female

Upson County, Georgia Language

Upson County, Georgia Language by Age

Upson County, Georgia Language

97.29% of Upson County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 2.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.64% of the population.

Upson County, Georgia Poverty

Upson County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,2732,91116.85%
Black7,1512,13729.88%
Hispanic60046978.17%
Islander19817186.36%
Multiple296144.73%

22.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.28%

Male Poverty Rate

22.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Upson County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Upson County, Georgia is Islander, with 86.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Upson County, Georgia is Multiple, with 4.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.44%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.39%
High School17.37%
Some College14.67%
Bachelors or Greater6.26%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed33.46%
Male Unemployed25.98%
Male Employed7.95%
Female Employed7.92%

Upson County, Georgia Income

Upson County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,529$50,973
Families$50,839$62,519
Married Families$63,894-
Non Families$22,074$31,535

Upson County, Georgia Marital Status

Upson County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.7%

Male Marriage Rate

43.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Upson County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Upson 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.

Upson County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Upson County, Georgia Veterans

1,714

Number of Veterans

1,612

Male Veterans

102

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam667
First Gulf War299
Second Gulf War264
Korea191
World War II68
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74460
75+446
35 to 54438
55 to 64335
18 to 3435
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3399.40%
Black3105.84%
Indian3742.05%
Hispanic126.74%
Hawaiian126.06%
2 or More83.42%
Asian811.94%

$Upson County, Georgia Veterans by Education

10.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Upson County, Georgia Employment Status

52.2%

Labor Force Participation

47.9%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Upson 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

84.59%

Born in Georgia

98.47%

Native Born

1.53%

Foreign Born

0.85%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.47% of Upson County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 84.59% having been born in Georgia. 0.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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