White County, Georgia Population 2020

White County, Georgia's estimated population is 31,000 with a growth rate of 1.69% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. White County, Georgia is the 58th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202031,0005151.69%
201930,4855151.72%
201829,9705151.75%
201729,4556312.19%
201628,8244501.59%
201528,3743551.27%
201428,0191910.69%
201327,8282050.74%
201227,6232250.82%
201127,3981990.73%
201027,19914,193109.13%
199013,0062,88628.52%
198010,1202,37830.72%
19707,74280711.64%
19606,93598416.54%
19505,951-466-7.26%
19406,4173615.96%
19306,056-49-0.80%
19206,10599519.47%
19105,110-802-13.57%
19005,912-239-3.89%
18906,15181015.17%
18805,34173515.96%
18704,6061,29138.94%
18603,3150.00%
2020 Growth Rate
1.69%
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Founded
1857
County Seat

White County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White27,27494.28%
Two or More Races5391.86%
Black or African American4171.44%
Some Other Race3661.27%
Asian1690.58%
American Indian and Alaska Native1620.56%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10.00%

White County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

White County, Georgia Median Age

46.1


Total

44


Male

47.4


Female

White County, Georgia Adults

There are 23,087 adults, (6,215 of whom are seniors) in White County, Georgia.

White County, Georgia Age Dependency

71.5

Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Child Dependency Ratio

White County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

14,800

51.16%

Male

14,128

48.84%

White County, Georgia Households and Families

White County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

White County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.6%18.4%
All75.2%24.8%
Non Family71.8%28.2%
Female59.9%40.1%
Male37%63%

75.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,5882.4675.2
Married6,8542.9281.6
Non Family3,1901.1371.8
Female1,1143.2359.9
Male4303.0937

2.88

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

4.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

White County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5682.77%
9th to 12th Grade2,49112.14%
High School Graduate6,47731.57%
Some College4,69022.86%
Associates Degree1,9059.29%
Bachelors Degree2,69313.13%
Graduate Degree1,6908.24%

White County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White19,24316,4114,121
Hispanic597525161
Black31025644
Multiple Races27722526
Other Race1327171
Asian966231
Native American5757
Islander11

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 53.79%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,986$41,058$25,375
Less Than High School$27,664$31,908$
High School Grad$28,894$33,712$21,831
Some College$30,278$42,909$21,154
Bachelors Degree$43,929$47,769$40,741
Graduate Degree$56,405$88,008$43,047

$31,986

Average Earnings

$41,058

Average Male

$25,375

Average Female

White County, Georgia Language

White County, Georgia Language by Age

White County, Georgia Language

95.41% of White County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 4.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.43% of the population.

White County, Georgia Poverty

White County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White26,4073,42512.97%
Other36629580.60%
Multiple5247414.12%
Hispanic900626.89%
Black3403710.88%
Asian1582415.19%
Islander11100.00%

13.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.85%

Male Poverty Rate

15.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in White County, Georgia

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in White County, Georgia is Hispanic, with 6.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.07%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.04%
Some College11.23%
High School10.75%
Bachelors or Greater4.54%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed50.52%
Male Unemployed23.77%
Male Employed9.34%
Female Employed8.36%

White County, Georgia Income

White County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,288$63,292
Families$58,618$70,702
Married Families$69,457-
Non Families$27,341$39,828

White County, Georgia Marital Status

White County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.4%

Male Marriage Rate

57.4%

Female Marriage Rate

White County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

White 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.

White County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

White County, Georgia Veterans

2,403

Number of Veterans

2,249

Male Veterans

154

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam958
First Gulf War409
Korea258
Second Gulf War200
World War II64
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74792
75+657
35 to 54582
55 to 64292
18 to 3480
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,32510.61%
Indian5747.11%
Hispanic457.12%
2 or More134.45%
Black82.08%

$White County, Georgia Veterans by Education

5.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

White County, Georgia Employment Status

53.7%

Labor Force Participation

51.3%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

White 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

66.12%

Born in Georgia

97.26%

Native Born

2.74%

Foreign Born

1.35%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.26% of White County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 66.12% having been born in Georgia. 1.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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