Worth County, Georgia Population 2020

Worth County, Georgia's estimated population is 19,825 with a growth rate of -1.18% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Worth County, Georgia is the 89th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202019,825-237-1.18%
201920,062-237-1.17%
201820,299-237-1.15%
201720,536-183-0.88%
201620,719140.07%
201520,705-316-1.50%
201421,021-45-0.21%
201321,066-296-1.39%
201221,362-160-0.74%
201121,522-178-0.82%
201021,7001,9559.90%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
-1.18%
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Founded
December 20, 1853
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Worth County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,10468.28%
Black or African American5,83328.24%
Two or More Races4702.28%
Some Other Race970.47%
American Indian and Alaska Native770.37%
Asian700.34%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.02%

Worth County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Worth County, Georgia Median Age

41.1


Total

37.3


Male

42.9


Female

Worth County, Georgia Adults

There are 15,854 adults, (3,744 of whom are seniors) in Worth County, Georgia.

Worth County, Georgia Age Dependency

70.6

Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Worth County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

10,616

51.39%

Male

10,040

48.61%

Worth County, Georgia Households and Families

Worth County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Worth County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80%20%
Male69.7%30.3%
All66.4%33.6%
Non Family65.5%34.5%
Female32.8%67.2%

66.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,0382.5566.4
Married4,1242.8880
Non Family2,0611.265.5
Female1,6353.3132.8
Male2183.569.7

2.95

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Worth County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9366.60%
9th to 12th Grade1,72312.15%
High School Graduate5,93241.82%
Some College2,57218.13%
Associates Degree1,55210.94%
Bachelors Degree8596.06%
Graduate Degree6114.31%

Worth County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,1048,6241,102
Black3,6062,553290
Multiple Races2191262
Hispanic2071333
Native American777773
Asian6254
Other Race12
Islander55

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 94.81%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,317$41,325$26,121
Less Than High School$17,380$30,139$14,173
High School Grad$30,423$32,468$24,133
Some College$36,311$48,079$30,092
Bachelors Degree$48,149$75,893$
Graduate Degree$57,237$71,353$50,607

$32,317

Average Earnings

$41,325

Average Male

$26,121

Average Female

Worth County, Georgia Language

Worth County, Georgia Language by Age

Worth County, Georgia Language

98.06% of Worth County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 1.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.65% of the population.

Worth County, Georgia Poverty

Worth County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,7852,18737.80%
White13,7551,84213.39%
Hispanic42614934.98%
Multiple46712426.55%

20.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.36%

Male Poverty Rate

24.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Worth County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Worth County, Georgia is Black, with 37.80% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Worth County, Georgia is White, with 13.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.14%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.42%
Some College12.55%
High School11.39%
Bachelors or Greater5.07%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.62%
Male Unemployed34.82%
Female Employed15.71%
Male Employed5.64%

Worth County, Georgia Income

Worth County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,076$59,085
Families$52,950$65,757
Married Families$68,132-
Non Families$27,128$37,475

Worth County, Georgia Marital Status

Worth County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.5%

Male Marriage Rate

49.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Worth County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

Worth County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Worth County, Georgia Veterans

1,366

Number of Veterans

1,294

Male Veterans

72

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam591
First Gulf War373
Second Gulf War170
Korea56
World War II42
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74422
35 to 54337
55 to 64303
75+239
18 to 3465
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,13210.13%
Black2345.47%

$Worth County, Georgia Veterans by Education

4.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Worth County, Georgia Employment Status

57.3%

Labor Force Participation

53.6%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Worth 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

82.43%

Born in Georgia

98.70%

Native Born

1.30%

Foreign Born

0.61%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.70% of Worth County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 82.43% having been born in Georgia. 0.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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