Whitfield County, Georgia Population 2020

Whitfield County, Georgia's estimated population is 104,060 with a growth rate of -0.00% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Whitfield County, Georgia is the 25th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020104,060-1-0.00%
2019104,061-1-0.00%
2018104,062-1-0.00%
2017104,063-245-0.23%
2016104,3086310.61%
2015103,6775400.52%
2014103,1373800.37%
2013102,757-206-0.20%
2012102,963480.05%
2011102,9151750.17%
2010102,74030,27841.78%
199072,4626,67310.14%
198065,78910,68119.38%
197055,10812,99930.87%
196042,1097,67722.30%
195034,4328,32731.90%
194026,1055,29725.46%
193020,8083,91123.15%
192016,8979636.04%
191015,9341,4259.82%
190014,5091,59312.33%
189012,9161,0168.54%
188011,9001,78317.62%
187010,117700.70%
186010,0470.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.00%
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State
Founded
December 30, 1851
County Seat

Whitfield County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White92,14388.73%
Some Other Race4,1634.01%
Black or African American4,1103.96%
Asian1,5111.45%
Two or More Races1,1891.14%
American Indian and Alaska Native7290.70%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.00%
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Whitfield County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

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Whitfield County, Georgia Median Age

36


Total

34.5


Male

37.3


Female

Whitfield County, Georgia Adults

There are 76,388 adults, (13,991 of whom are seniors) in Whitfield County, Georgia.

Whitfield County, Georgia Age Dependency

66.4

Age Dependency Ratio

22.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44

Child Dependency Ratio

Whitfield County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

52,324

50.38%

Male

51,525

49.62%

Whitfield County, Georgia Households and Families

Whitfield County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Whitfield County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.6%25.4%
All63.1%36.9%
Non Family52.1%47.9%
Male48.1%51.9%
Female44.9%55.1%

63.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All36,0432.8463.1
Married19,3453.4674.6
Non Family10,2371.2752.1
Female4,4543.5244.9
Male2,0073.4148.1

3.39

Average Family Size

2.84

Average Household Size

3.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Whitfield County, Georgia Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9,45314.17%
9th to 12th Grade10,95616.43%
High School Graduate19,30428.95%
Some College13,15819.73%
Associates Degree3,3304.99%
Bachelors Degree6,86410.29%
Graduate Degree3,6275.44%
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Whitfield County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White44,37135,7418,615
Hispanic18,1317,3401,036
Black2,5862,056241
Other Race2,20791189
Asian975600321
Multiple Races593518168
Native American330175132
Islander44

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 40.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,531$34,263$28,355
Less Than High School$25,768$28,455$21,186
High School Grad$30,290$33,295$24,260
Some College$34,880$39,108$32,170
Bachelors Degree$41,548$51,493$35,643
Graduate Degree$61,760$101,166$54,647

$31,531

Average Earnings

$34,263

Average Male

$28,355

Average Female

Whitfield County, Georgia Language

Whitfield County, Georgia Language by Age

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Whitfield County, Georgia Language

68.37% of Whitfield County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 31.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 29.95% of the population.

Whitfield County, Georgia Poverty

Whitfield County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic35,7238,76024.52%
White60,3667,29612.09%
Other4,1421,31931.84%
Black3,9271,27332.42%
Multiple1,15755848.23%
Native72950869.68%
Asian1,49835123.43%

17.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.01%

Male Poverty Rate

18.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Whitfield County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Whitfield County, Georgia is Native, with 69.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Whitfield County, Georgia is White, with 12.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.71%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.26%
High School14.58%
Some College10.01%
Bachelors or Greater5.15%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed42.86%
Male Unemployed24.83%
Male Employed9.05%
Female Employed7.54%

Whitfield County, Georgia Income

Whitfield County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,970$64,923
Families$54,502$72,610
Married Families$62,171$81,397
Non Families$26,772$42,710
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Whitfield County, Georgia Marital Status

Whitfield County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.7%

Male Marriage Rate

52.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Whitfield County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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Whitfield 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.

Whitfield County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

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Whitfield County, Georgia Veterans

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3,813

Number of Veterans

3,719

Male Veterans

94

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,583
First Gulf War476
Korea410
Second Gulf War349
World War II159
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,395
75+1,056
35 to 54641
55 to 64486
18 to 34235
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,4515.03%
Hispanic1760.79%
Black1685.57%
2 or More12717.81%
Other451.70%
Asian222.08%

Whitfield County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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9.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Whitfield County, Georgia Employment Status

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63.1%

Labor Force Participation

59.1%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

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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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57.26%

Born in Georgia

81.45%

Native Born

18.55%

Foreign Born

13.74%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

81.45% of Whitfield County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 57.26% having been born in Georgia. 13.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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