Upson County, Georgia Population 2024

28,912

Upson County, Georgia's estimated 2024 population is 28,912 with a growth rate of 1.45% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Upson County, Georgia is the 66th largest county in Georgia. The 2010 population was 27,052 and has seen a growth of 6.88% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202930,9774131.35%
202830,5644131.37%
202730,1514131.39%
202629,7384131.41%
202529,3254131.43%
202428,9124131.45%
202328,4994131.47%
202228,0864131.49%
202127,673-67-0.24%
202027,7401,3385.07%
201926,4021530.58%
201826,249260.1%
201726,223-20-0.08%
201626,24360.02%
201526,237710.27%
201426,166-259-0.98%
201326,425-136-0.51%
201226,561-358-1.33%
201126,919-133-0.49%
201027,052
199026,3003021.16%
198025,9982,49310.61%
197023,505-295-1.24%
196023,800-1,278-5.1%
195025,078140.06%
194025,0645,55528.47%
193019,5094,72331.94%
192014,7862,02915.9%
191012,757-913-6.68%
190013,6701,48212.16%
189012,188-212-1.71%
188012,4002,97031.5%
18709,430-480-4.84%
18609,9104865.16%
18509,424160.17%
18409,4082,39534.15%
18307,013-23,964-77.36%
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2024 Growth Rate
1.45% (413)
County Website
Upson County
State
Georgia
County Seat
2020 Population
27,740
Area
323 mi²
Density
90 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
4.22% (1,172)
Founded
December 15, 1824

Upson County, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White18,65267.49%
Black or African American7,56427.37%
Two or more races7742.8%
Other race2450.89%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander2140.77%
Asian1120.41%
Native American770.28%
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Asian

Native American

Upson County, Georgia Population by Race

Upson County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2024

Upson County, Georgia Median Age

41.5

Total

39.8

Male

42.4

Female

Upson County, Georgia Adults

There are 21,359 adults, (5,042 of whom are seniors) in Upson County, Georgia.

Upson County, Georgia Age Dependency

69.4

Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Upson County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female14,35351.93%
Male13,28548.07%

Upson County, Georgia Population by Age

Upson County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All10,4122.6164.635.4
Married4,5813.1586.713.3
Non Family3,6871.235446
Female1,5943.637.162.9
Male5504.4831.868.2
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3.2

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

64.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Upson 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

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

Upson 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 asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 49.47%.

Upson County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,755

Average Earnings

$51,356

Average Male

$30,760

Average Female

Upson County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Upson County, Georgia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Upson County, Georgia Language

98.22% of Upson County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 1.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.43% of the population.

Upson County, Georgia Language

Upson County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White17,7233,23018.22%
Black7,4192,25630.41%
Multiple76130840.47%
Islander21419591.12%
Asian1121816.07%
Hispanic655152.29%
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22.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.62%

Male Poverty Rate

26.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Upson County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Upson County, Georgia is Islander, with 91.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Upson County, Georgia is Hispanic, with 2.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.81%.

Upson County, Georgia Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.01%
Some College21.43%
High School18.79%
Bachelors or Greater8.86%
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Upson County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed52.99%
Female Employed13.18%
Male Employed5.89%
Male Unemployed
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Upson County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Upson County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Upson County, Georgia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.3%

Male Marriage Rate

41.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Upson County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Upson County, Georgia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Upson County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Upson County, Georgia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,623

Number of Veterans

1,466

Male Veterans

157

Female Veterans

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Upson County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Upson County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Upson County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Upson County, Georgia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Upson County, Georgia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52.9%

Labor Force Participation

51.2%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Upson County, Georgia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Upson County, Georgia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Upson 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

80.51%

Born in Upson County, Georgia

97.75%

Native Born

2.25%

Foreign Born

1.32%

Non Citizen

0.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.75% of Upson County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 80.51% having been born in Georgia. 1.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Upson County, Georgia Place of Birth

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