Whitfield County, Georgia Population 2021

Whitfield County, Georgia's estimated population is 105,386 with a growth rate of 0.36% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Whitfield County, Georgia is the 26th largest county inGeorgia. The 2010 Population was 102,745 and has seen a growth of 2.57% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021105,3863790.36%
2020105,0073790.36%
2019104,6283790.36%
2018104,249150.01%
2017104,234-172-0.16%
2016104,4067370.71%
2015103,6695860.57%
2014103,0833550.35%
2013102,728-220-0.21%
2012102,948280.03%
2011102,9201750.17%
2010102,74530,28341.79%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
0.36% (379)
County Website
State
Founded
December 30, 1851
County Seat
2010 Population
102,745
Growth Since 2010
2.57% (2,641)
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Whitfield County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White92,42088.66%
Black or African American4,0113.85%
Some Other Race3,9663.80%
Asian1,5361.47%
Two or More Races1,4851.42%
American Indian and Alaska Native8150.78%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.00%
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Whitfield County, Georgia Population by Race

Whitfield County, Georgia Population Pyramid $2021

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Whitfield County, Georgia Median Age

36


Total

34.8


Male

37.1


Female

Whitfield County, Georgia Adults

There are 76,886 adults, (14,293 of whom are seniors) in Whitfield County, Georgia.

Whitfield County, Georgia Age Dependency

66.5

Age Dependency Ratio

22.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Whitfield County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

52,549

50.41%

Male

51,688

49.59%

Whitfield County, Georgia Population by Age

Whitfield County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Whitfield County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female45.7%54.3%
Non Family53.1%46.9%
Male54.9%45.1%
All64.6%35.4%
Married76.7%23.3%

64.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Whitfield County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All35,6292.8864.6
Married18,7103.4776.7
Non Family9,9101.2753.1
Female4,8803.5645.7
Male2,1293.6854.9

3.42

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

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Whitfield County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9,90614.75%
9th to 12th Grade10,59815.78%
High School Graduate19,77229.44%
Some College12,52218.65%
Associates Degree3,8025.66%
Bachelors Degree6,98810.41%
Graduate Degree3,5685.31%
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Whitfield County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Whitfield County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White44,23335,5518,731
Hispanic18,6637,627893
Black2,6392,228308
Other Race2,19395081
Asian1,046721395
2+ Races589497107
Native American411208164
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 39.90%.

Whitfield County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,035$35,419$28,459
Less Than 9th Grade$28,439$31,144$22,334
High School Graduate$30,670$32,905$23,780
Some College$34,504$42,613$30,743
Bachelors Degree$45,263$53,542$37,613
Graduate Degree$63,311$75,179$58,855

$32,035

Average Earnings

$35,419

Average Male

$28,459

Average Female

Whitfield County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Whitfield County, Georgia Language by Age

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Whitfield County, Georgia Language

68.82% of Whitfield County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 31.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 29.35% of the population.

Whitfield County, Georgia Language

Whitfield County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic36,4267,60420.88%
White59,9157,10811.86%
Other3,9471,03626.25%
Black3,78172419.15%
Multiple1,44859541.09%
Native79045357.34%
Asian1,50731921.17%

15.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.39%

Male Poverty Rate

17.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Whitfield County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Whitfield County, Georgia is Native, with 57.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Whitfield County, Georgia is White, with 11.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.32%.

Whitfield County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.08%
High School13.91%
Some College8.71%
Bachelors or Greater4.39%

Whitfield County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed42.84%
Male Unemployed15.56%
Female Employed7.53%
Male Employed6.77%

Whitfield County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Whitfield County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,623$66,969
Families$56,197$75,316
Married Families$64,386$85,083
Non Families$27,728$41,834
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Income by Household Type

Whitfield County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.6%

Male Marriage Rate

49.7%

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 Marital Status

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3,714

Number of Veterans

3,563

Male Veterans

151

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,532
Second Gulf War443
Korea441
First Gulf War332
World War II119

Whitfield County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,432
75+1,005
35 to 54544
55 to 64462
18 to 34271

Whitfield County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,4264.98%
Hispanic1940.84%
Black1715.52%
2+ Races587.98%
Other Race291.12%
Asian191.72%
Native American112.07%

Whitfield County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Whitfield County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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8.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Whitfield County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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62.6%

Labor Force Participation

59.3%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Whitfield County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Whitfield County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Whitfield 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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57.41%

Born in Whitfield County, Georgia

81.34%

Native Born

18.66%

Foreign Born

13.48%

Non Citizen

5.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

81.34% of Whitfield County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 57.41% having been born in Georgia. 13.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Whitfield 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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