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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Gilmer County is 28,441, which is 21.25% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 21.03% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Gilmer County population density is 65.95 people per square mile, which is much lower than the state average density of 166.73 people per square mile and is lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Gilmer County is white, which represent 92.60% of the total population. The average Gilmer County education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 28,441. #62

Population Growth Since 2000, #47

Gilmer County
21.25%
Georgia
21.03%
U.S.
11.61%

Population Density, #77

Gilmer County
65.95 per square mile
Georgia
166.73 per square mile
U.S.
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:26,335 (92.60%, #14)
Black:284 (1.00%, #154)
Hispanic:2,936 (10.32%, #28)
Asian:115 (0.40%, #105)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):35 (0.12%, #93)
One Race, Other:1,296 (4.56%, see rank)
Two or More Races:376 (1.32%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:1,668 (56.81%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:237 (8.07%, see rank)
Cuban:27 (0.92%, see rank)
Central American:681 (23.19%, see rank)
South American:192 (6.54%, see rank)
 

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

23,990 (84.35%) out of the total population of 28,441 reported first ancestry.

 Gilmer County% of the Total PopulationGeorgiaU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank0.29%0.56%
Czech2750.97%, see rank0.14%0.47%
Danish410.14%, see rank0.14%0.42%
Dutch2410.85%, see rank0.76%1.40%
English5,12018.00%, see rank8.23%8.02%
French1,0473.68%, see rank1.68%3.34%
German3,17111.15%, see rank7.23%15.03%
Greek920.32%, see rank0.20%0.41%
Hungarian550.19%, see rank0.19%0.46%
Irish3,64612.82%, see rank8.10%10.80%
Italian7262.55%, see rank2.26%5.52%
Norwegian920.32%, see rank0.37%1.42%
Polish4241.49%, see rank1.06%3.01%
Portuguese620.22%, see rank0.12%0.44%
Russian1640.58%, see rank0.42%0.92%
Scotch-Irish7002.46%, see rank1.24%0.99%
Scottish6022.12%, see rank1.75%1.72%
Subsaharan African190.07%, see rank1.81%0.95%
Swedish2120.75%, see rank0.46%1.27%
Swiss210.07%, see rank0.11%0.30%
Ukrainian80.03%, see rank0.13%0.31%
American4,86417.10%, see rank11.81%7.12%
Welsh3151.11%, see rank0.40%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 14,419 (50.70%, see rank)
Females: 14,022 (49.30%, see rank)

Gilmer County
Male: 50.70%
Female: 49.30%
Georgia
Male: 48.83%
Female: 51.17%
U.S.
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Gilmer County
44.40 years old
Georgia
35.80 years old
U.S.
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Gilmer County
42.90 years old
Georgia
34.40 years old
U.S.
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Gilmer County
45.40 years old
Georgia
37.00 years old
U.S.
38.80 years old

 Gilmer County% of the Total PopulationGeorgiaU.S.
Under 5 years1,5735.53%, see rank6.77%6.36%
5 to 9 years1,4625.14%, see rank7.07%6.51%
10 to 14 years1,9716.93%, see rank7.10%6.59%
15 to 19 years1,6405.77%, see rank7.15%6.85%
20 to 24 years1,4645.15%, see rank7.20%7.13%
25 to 34 years2,91510.25%, see rank13.68%13.47%
35 to 44 years3,40111.96%, see rank14.00%12.96%
45 to 54 years3,99414.04%, see rank14.09%14.09%
55 to 64 years4,40115.47%, see rank11.45%12.29%
65 to 74 years3,54412.46%, see rank6.93%7.64%
75 to 84 1,6275.72%, see rank3.34%4.25%
85 years and over4491.58%, see rank1.22%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Gilmer CountyGeorgiaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population20,331, 100%6,410,416209,056,129
Less Than High School4,571, 22.48%, see rank14.97%13.67%
High School Graduate6,714, 33.02%, see rank28.58%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree5,614, 27.61%, see rank28.14%29.09%
Bachelor Degree2,309, 11.36%, see rank17.92%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree1,123, 5.52%, see rank10.39%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.49, see rank13.4113.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Gilmer County GeorgiaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten78883.63%16.37%74.76%25.24%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)2,45394.54%, see rank5.46%, see rank90.88%9.12%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)1,49497.46%, see rank2.54%, see rank90.70%9.30%90.60%9.40%
College93582.99%, see rank17.01%, see rank80.55%19.45%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School10425.96%, see rank74.04%, see rank62.37%37.63%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Gilmer CountyGeorgiaU.S.
Total Households10,959, 100%3,540,690116,211,092
Average Household Size2.57, see rank2.722.63
1 Person Households2,749, 25.08%, see rank26.68%27.57%
2 or More Person Households8,210, 74.92%, see rank73.32%72.43%
Family Households (Families)7,718, 70.43%, see rank67.98%66.22%
Average Family Size3.14, see rank3.413.32
Married-Couple Family6,413, 58.52%, see rank47.85%48.42%
Nonfamily Households3,241, 29.57%, see rank32.02%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Gilmer County%GeorgiaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total23,435see rank7,832,615252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over11,817100%, see rank3,779,687123,281,364
Never Married2,85024.12%, see rank36.24%35.77%
Married7,11460.20%, see rank51.67%52.04%
Widowed2111.79%, see rank2.31%2.57%
Divorced1,64213.90%, see rank9.77%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over11,618100%, see rank4,052,928129,692,771
Never Married1,90316.38%, see rank30.53%29.48%
Married6,99860.23%, see rank47.98%49.19%
Widowed1,0058.65%, see rank8.62%9.16%
Divorced1,71214.74%, see rank12.86%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Gilmer County%GeorgiaU.S.
Native26,73293.99%, see rank90.28%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence16,80359.08%, see rank55.29%58.73%
Born in Different State9,74634.27%, see rank33.68%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
1830.64%, see rank1.31%1.42%
Foreign Born1,7096.01%, see rank9.72%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship4811.69%, see rank3.75%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1,2284.32%, see rank5.96%7.09%
Born In Europe1440.51%, see rank0.90%1.53%
Born In Asia890.31%, see rank2.69%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.80%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America1,3794.85%, see rank5.12%6.83%
Born In Northern America970.34%, see rank0.18%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Gilmer County%GeorgiaU.S.
English10,13392.46%, see rank86.60%79.39%
Spanish7256.62%, see rank7.16%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages950.87%, see rank3.13%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages60.05%, see rank2.23%3.36%
Other00.00%, see rank0.88%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.


 
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