Upson County, Georgia Population 2022

Upson County, Georgia's estimated population is 26,725 with a growth rate of 0.51% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Upson County, Georgia is the 70th largest county in Georgia. The 2010 Population was 27,054 and has seen a growth of -1.22% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18307,0130.00%
18409,4082,39534.15%
18509,424160.17%
18609,9104865.16%
18709,430-480-4.84%
188012,4002,97031.50%
189012,188-212-1.71%
190013,6701,48212.16%
191012,757-913-6.68%
192014,7862,02915.90%
193019,5094,72331.94%
194025,0645,55528.47%
195025,078140.06%
196023,800-1,278-5.10%
197023,505-295-1.24%
198025,9982,49310.61%
199026,3003021.16%
201027,0547542.87%
201126,920-134-0.50%
201226,562-358-1.33%
201326,421-141-0.53%
201426,161-260-0.98%
201526,231700.27%
201626,245140.05%
201726,201-44-0.17%
201826,185-16-0.06%
201926,3201350.52%
202026,4551350.51%
202126,5901350.51%
202226,7251350.51%
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Upson County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,90568.00%
Black or African American7,28527.67%
American Indian and Alaska Native1640.62%
Asian1050.40%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2010.76%
Some Other Race2751.04%
Two or More Races3941.50%
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Upson County, Georgia Population by Race

Upson County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2022

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Upson County, Georgia Median Age

42.2


Total

40.7


Male

42.8


Female

Upson County, Georgia Adults

There are 20,406 adults, (4,813 of whom are seniors) in Upson County, Georgia.

Upson County, Georgia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38

Child Dependency Ratio

Upson County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

13,769

52.30%

Male

12,560

47.70%

Upson County, Georgia Population by Age

Upson County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Upson County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.2%15.8%
All65.2%34.8%
Non Family60.2%39.8%
Female38.5%61.5%
Male26.9%73.1%

65.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Upson County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,3992.4865.2
Married4,0923.2284.2
Male4794.5726.9
Female1,3973.7538.5
Non Family4,4311.1760.2

3.29

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

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Upson County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0675.81%
9th to 12th Grade2,10911.48%
High School Graduate6,83537.22%
Some College4,10422.35%
Associates Degree1,7519.53%
Bachelors Degree1,5918.66%
Graduate Degree9094.95%
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Upson County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Upson County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian595939
Islander20117634
White12,71811,1912,059
2+ Races18717223
Black4,7753,409345
Native American9648
Hispanic362135
Other Race21669

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 66.10%.

Upson County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,055$42,512$28,498
Less Than 9th Grade$24,962$24,767$25,441
High School Graduate$33,692$42,153$26,938
Some College$31,918$41,650$26,439
Bachelors Degree$46,774$52,305$39,708
Graduate Degree$57,901$70,921$49,645

$34,055

Average Earnings

$42,512

Average Male

$28,498

Average Female

Upson County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Upson County, Georgia Language by Age

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Upson County, Georgia Language

97.21% of Upson County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 2.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.79% of the population.

Upson County, Georgia Language

Upson County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander20117687.56%
Black7,0982,43934.36%
Multiple3867218.65%
White16,9772,42114.26%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic6108513.93%

20.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.33%

Male Poverty Rate

23.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Upson County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Upson County, Georgia is Islander, with 87.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Upson County, Georgia is Hispanic, with 13.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.05%.

Upson County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.61%
High School14.17%
Some College18.23%
Bachelors or Greater7.80%

Upson County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.14%
Male Unemployed17.28%
Female Employed11.81%
Female Unemployed55.20%

Upson County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Upson County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,221$53,108
Families$54,660$66,857
Married Families$70,387-
Non Families$25,153$32,318
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Income by Household Type

Upson County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.0%

Male Marriage Rate

39.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Upson County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Upson County, Georgia Marital Status

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1,664

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War257
First Gulf War334
Vietnam603
Korea83
World War II79

Upson County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3487
35 to 54406
55 to 64315
65 to 74397
75+459

Upson County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3409.46%
Black2604.87%
Native American3637.50%
Asian45.88%
Islander178.46%
2+ Races72.53%
Hispanic174.17%

Upson County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Upson County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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13.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Upson County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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53.5%

Labor Force Participation

51.2%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Upson County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Upson County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Upson 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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80.70%

Born in Upson County, Georgia

97.55%

Native Born

2.45%

Foreign Born

1.57%

Non Citizen

0.88%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.55% of Upson County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 80.70% having been born in Georgia. 1.57% 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

  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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