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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Sumter County is 31,804, which is 4.20% less than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 21.03% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Sumter County population density is 64.56 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 Sumter County is black, which represent 51.71% of the total population. The average Sumter 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: 31,804. #55

Population Growth Since 2000, #139

Sumter County

Population Density, #80

Sumter County
64.56 per square mile
166.73 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:13,829 (43.48%, #145)
Black:16,445 (51.71%, #20)
Hispanic:1,652 (5.19%, #69)
Asian:429 (1.35%, #38)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):58 (0.18%, #79)
One Race, Other:581 (1.83%, see rank)
Two or More Races:462 (1.45%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:1,262 (76.39%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:148 (8.96%, see rank)
Cuban:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Central American:115 (6.96%, see rank)
South American:69 (4.18%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:46 (10.72%, see rank)
Chinese:71 (16.55%, see rank)
Filipino:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Japanese:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Korean:62 (14.45%, see rank)
Vietnamese:250 (58.28%, see rank)
Asian, Other:0 (0.00%, see rank)

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

Population by First Ancestry

27,556 (86.64%) out of the total population of 31,804 reported first ancestry.

 Sumter County% of the Total PopulationGeorgiaU.S.
Arab150.05%, see rank0.29%0.56%
Czech550.17%, see rank0.14%0.47%
Danish20.01%, see rank0.14%0.42%
Dutch1220.38%, see rank0.76%1.40%
English1,5404.84%, see rank8.23%8.02%
French2710.85%, see rank1.68%3.34%
German1,1073.48%, see rank7.23%15.03%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.20%0.41%
Hungarian880.28%, see rank0.19%0.46%
Irish1,5874.99%, see rank8.10%10.80%
Italian1990.63%, see rank2.26%5.52%
Norwegian720.23%, see rank0.37%1.42%
Polish1450.46%, see rank1.06%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.12%0.44%
Russian790.25%, see rank0.42%0.92%
Scotch-Irish2140.67%, see rank1.24%0.99%
Scottish1880.59%, see rank1.75%1.72%
Subsaharan African8292.61%, see rank1.81%0.95%
Swedish400.13%, see rank0.46%1.27%
Swiss00.00%, see rank0.11%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.13%0.31%
American4,10812.92%, see rank11.81%7.12%
Welsh580.18%, see rank0.40%0.57%

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

Population by Gender

Male: 15,038 (47.28%, see rank)
Females: 16,766 (52.72%, see rank)

Sumter County
Male: 47.28%
Female: 52.72%
Male: 48.83%
Female: 51.17%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

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

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Sumter County
34.30 years old
35.80 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Sumter County
32.50 years old
34.40 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Sumter County
35.90 years old
37.00 years old
38.80 years old

 Sumter County% of the Total PopulationGeorgiaU.S.
Under 5 years2,3267.31%, see rank6.77%6.36%
5 to 9 years2,5267.94%, see rank7.07%6.51%
10 to 14 years1,8235.73%, see rank7.10%6.59%
15 to 19 years2,7128.53%, see rank7.15%6.85%
20 to 24 years2,8759.04%, see rank7.20%7.13%
25 to 34 years3,91612.31%, see rank13.68%13.47%
35 to 44 years3,47010.91%, see rank14.00%12.96%
45 to 54 years4,06612.78%, see rank14.09%14.09%
55 to 64 years3,75711.81%, see rank11.45%12.29%
65 to 74 years2,4827.80%, see rank6.93%7.64%
75 to 84 1,3054.10%, see rank3.34%4.25%
85 years and over5461.72%, see rank1.22%1.85%

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

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Sumter CountyGeorgiaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population19,542, 100%6,410,416209,056,129
Less Than High School4,557, 23.32%, see rank14.97%13.67%
High School Graduate6,338, 32.43%, see rank28.58%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree4,852, 24.83%, see rank28.14%29.09%
Bachelor Degree1,835, 9.39%, see rank17.92%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree1,960, 10.03%, see rank10.39%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.64, 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

 Sumter County GeorgiaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten1,35091.48%8.52%74.76%25.24%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)3,35989.46%, see rank10.54%, see rank90.88%9.12%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)1,94190.98%, see rank9.02%, see rank90.70%9.30%90.60%9.40%
College2,90892.13%, see rank7.87%, see rank80.55%19.45%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School24489.75%, see rank10.25%, see rank62.37%37.63%58.86%41.14%

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

Household and Family

 Sumter CountyGeorgiaU.S.
Total Households11,574, 100%3,540,690116,211,092
Average Household Size2.58, see rank2.722.63
1 Person Households3,680, 31.80%, see rank26.68%27.57%
2 or More Person Households7,894, 68.20%, see rank73.32%72.43%
Family Households (Families)7,564, 65.35%, see rank67.98%66.22%
Average Family Size3.33, see rank3.413.32
Married-Couple Family4,517, 39.03%, see rank47.85%48.42%
Nonfamily Households4,010, 34.65%, see rank32.02%33.78%

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

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Sumter County%GeorgiaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total25,129see rank7,832,615252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over11,798100%, see rank3,779,687123,281,364
Never Married5,10143.24%, see rank36.24%35.77%
Married5,24844.48%, see rank51.67%52.04%
Widowed3583.03%, see rank2.31%2.57%
Divorced1,0919.25%, see rank9.77%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over13,331100%, see rank4,052,928129,692,771
Never Married5,27939.60%, see rank30.53%29.48%
Married5,23739.28%, see rank47.98%49.19%
Widowed1,52811.46%, see rank8.62%9.16%
Divorced1,2879.65%, see rank12.86%12.16%

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

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Sumter County%GeorgiaU.S.
Native30,82596.92%, see rank90.28%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence25,69080.78%, see rank55.29%58.73%
Born in Different State4,98715.68%, see rank33.68%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
1480.47%, see rank1.31%1.42%
Foreign Born9793.08%, see rank9.72%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship4061.28%, see rank3.75%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship5731.80%, see rank5.96%7.09%
Born In Europe660.21%, see rank0.90%1.53%
Born In Asia2560.80%, see rank2.69%3.82%
Born In Africa60.02%, see rank0.80%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America5851.84%, see rank5.12%6.83%
Born In Northern America660.21%, see rank0.18%0.26%

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

Language Spoken at Home

 Sumter County%GeorgiaU.S.
English10,51790.87%, see rank86.60%79.39%
Spanish7956.87%, see rank7.16%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages1281.11%, see rank3.13%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages1191.03%, see rank2.23%3.36%
Other150.13%, see rank0.88%0.99%

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

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