Worth County, Georgia Population 2021

Worth County, Georgia's estimated population is 20,137 with a growth rate of -0.27% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Worth County, Georgia is the 90th largest county inGeorgia. The 2010 Population was 21,692 and has seen a growth of -7.17% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202120,137-55-0.27%
202020,192-55-0.27%
201920,247-55-0.27%
201820,302-226-1.10%
201720,528-175-0.85%
201620,703150.07%
201520,688-318-1.51%
201421,006-46-0.22%
201321,052-297-1.39%
201221,349-163-0.76%
201121,512-180-0.83%
201021,6921,9479.86%
199019,7451,6819.31%
198018,0643,29422.30%
197014,770-1,912-11.46%
196016,682-2,675-13.82%
195019,357-2,017-9.44%
194021,3742801.33%
193021,094-2,769-11.60%
192023,8634,71624.63%
191019,1474832.59%
190018,6648,61685.75%
189010,0484,15670.54%
18805,8922,11455.96%
18703,7781,01536.74%
18602,7630.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.27% (-55)
County Website
State
Founded
December 20, 1853
County Seat
2010 Population
21,692
Growth Since 2010
-7.17% (-1,555)
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Worth County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,04968.55%
Black or African American5,74128.01%
Two or More Races3741.82%
Asian1620.79%
Some Other Race850.41%
American Indian and Alaska Native770.38%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.03%
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Worth County, Georgia Population by Race

Worth County, Georgia Population Pyramid $2021

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Worth County, Georgia Median Age

41.6


Total

39.8


Male

44.2


Female

Worth County, Georgia Adults

There are 15,878 adults, (3,844 of whom are seniors) in Worth County, Georgia.

Worth County, Georgia Age Dependency

70.3

Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Worth County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

10,623

51.83%

Male

9,871

48.17%

Worth County, Georgia Population by Age

Worth County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Worth County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female35%65%
Non Family57.7%42.3%
Male64.3%35.7%
All65.4%34.6%
Married81.2%18.8%

65.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Worth County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,0022.5465.4
Married4,0332.9781.2
Non Family2,1061.2257.7
Female1,5413.1235
Male3223.0364.3

2.95

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

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Worth County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8115.70%
9th to 12th Grade1,62311.41%
High School Graduate6,07242.69%
Some College2,58418.17%
Associates Degree1,57111.05%
Bachelors Degree1,0187.16%
Graduate Degree5443.82%
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Worth County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Worth County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White10,0578,8851,348
Black3,5892,500186
Hispanic2601684
2+ Races1791122
Asian1378210
Native American777712
Other Race17
Islander66

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 native american people with a rate of 15.58%.

Worth County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,958$40,308$27,468
Less Than 9th Grade$21,875$26,394$16,373
High School Graduate$31,678$34,113$26,181
Some College$34,641$41,276$30,265
Bachelors Degree$50,852$81,250$26,719
Graduate Degree$68,404$69,875$63,750

$32,958

Average Earnings

$40,308

Average Male

$27,468

Average Female

Worth County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Worth County, Georgia Language by Age

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Worth County, Georgia Language

97.72% of Worth County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 2.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.71% of the population.

Worth County, Georgia Language

Worth County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,6901,91333.62%
White13,6091,74712.84%
Hispanic44413129.50%
Multiple3717520.22%
Asian162159.26%
Native7779.09%

19.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.27%

Male Poverty Rate

21.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Worth County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Worth County, Georgia is Black, with 33.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Worth County, Georgia is Native, with 9.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.98%.

Worth County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.66%
Some College12.38%
High School11.21%
Bachelors or Greater8.69%

Worth County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed44.52%
Male Unemployed41.73%
Female Employed14.16%
Male Employed5.94%

Worth County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Worth County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,398$61,666
Families$53,019$68,828
Married Families$70,075-
Non Families$27,948$38,828
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Income by Household Type

Worth County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.2%

Male Marriage Rate

50.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Worth County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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Worth 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.

Worth County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

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Worth County, Georgia Marital Status

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1,351

Number of Veterans

1,248

Male Veterans

103

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam536
First Gulf War396
Second Gulf War190
Korea50
World War II26

Worth County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74411
35 to 54411
55 to 64251
75+226
18 to 3452

Worth County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,13510.16%
Black2054.81%
Asian106.17%
2+ Races10.55%

Worth County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Worth County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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6.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Worth County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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57.9%

Labor Force Participation

53.8%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Worth County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Worth County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Worth 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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81.34%

Born in Worth County, Georgia

98.41%

Native Born

1.59%

Foreign Born

0.58%

Non Citizen

1.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.41% of Worth County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 81.34% having been born in Georgia. 0.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Worth 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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