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Georgia (U.S. state abbreviation is 'GA') is the 24th largest by area, 8th most populous and south western US state. Georgia population in 2024 is estimated to be 11.09 million, It is eight largest as per US States by population, bordered by Alabama to the west, South Carolina to the east, Florida to the south, Atlantic ocean to the southeast and Tennessee to the north. Georgia is gaining population and increased by 296,837 people since from the last census of 2020. Founded in 1733 as a British colony, Named after King George II of Great Britain, became a British royal colony in 1752. Georgia Colony covered the area from South Carolina south to Spanish Florida and west to French Louisiana. In 1788, Georgia became the fourth state to ratify the United States Constitution. It has an area of 59,425 sq miles (153,909 sq km) listed as 24th in area rank, and density is 165 people per sq miles. Atlanta is the most populous and capital city of Georgia, currently it is the most dangerous city in the us. Other cities include Columbus, Roswell. Eastman, Garden City, LaGrange, College Park and Fitzgerald are the most dangerous cities in Georgia State. The cheapest cigarette tax in the US is by the Georgia Government.

The population of Georgia in 2010 is 9.7 million, the recorded change is from 0.9 to 1.02 till 2012. By 2013 registered with 9.97 million the population decreased to 0.73% change and again started increasing to 0.96 in 2014 with 10.06 million and steadily increasing more than 1% change. As on 2018 Georgia state has 10.5 million residents with a change of 1.02 compared to 10.4 million population in 2017. According to U.S. 2020 Census Results, GA population in 2020 is 10,711,908. Georgia population in 2023 is estimated to be 11 million, population in 2022 is estimated to be 10.91 million, and in 2021 is estimated to be 10.7 million.
YearPopulation% Change
202010,711,908census updated
July 1, 2020
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2018, last census by July 1, 2020

Georgia Population by Race

According to 2017 demographics estimates population of Georgia by race are:

White Population

White population in Georgia are 6,061,821, percentage wise 59.42 percent are whites. Whites, also called White Americans or European American, having origins in the original peoples of Europe (numbers include hispanic whites).

Black Population

Black population in Georgia are 3,195,268, percentage wise 31.32 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Georgia, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Georgia are 388,946, percentage wise 3.81 percent are asians, out of these 130,763 are Asian Indians, 58,147 are Chinese, 21,832 are Filipinos, 8,943 are Japanese, 54,951 are Korean, 54,116 are Vietnamese and 60,194 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Georgia are 950,380. Percentage wise 9.32 percent are hispanics, out of these 556,633 are Mexican people, 93,138 are Puerto Ricans, 32,065 are Cubans, and 268,544 are other Hispanic or Latinos. Hispanics may be of any race, included in applicable race categories.

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander are 5,237 people, out of which 1,434 belongs to Native Hawaiian, 966 are Guamanian or Chamorro and 1,187 are Samoan race.

Total Population10,201,635Percent
Black or African American3,195,26831.32%
American Indian and Alaska Native30,5520.299%
Cherokee tribal grouping6,6530.065%
Chippewa tribal grouping3510.003%
Navajo tribal grouping3530.003%
Sioux tribal grouping5120.005%
Asian Population388,9463.81%
Asian Indian130,7631.28%
Other Asian Population60,194
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5,2370.05%
Native Hawaiian1,4340.014%
Guamanian or Chamorro9660.009%
Other Pacific Islander1,650
Some other race282,570
Hispanic or Latino950,3809.32%
Puerto Rican93,1380.91%
Other Hispanic or Latino268,544

Source: US Census 2017(Table B03002)

Top Cities of Georgia

2Augusta-Richmond County196,939
3Columbus, Georgia194,160
4Macon-Bibb County153,095
6Athens-Clarke County125,964
7Sandy Springs108,797
8South Fulton97,277
10Johns Creek84,310
11Warner Robins75,797

Population Pyramid

Source: 2021 US Census Estimates: Population In Five Year Age-Group

Georgia Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, population of Georgia by age is 10,201,635, out of these 4,968,887 are male, 5,232,748 are female, The sex ratio of Georgia is 950. The Georgia population by age are, under 15 years is 2,072,611, 15 years and over is 8,129,024, 30 years and over is 5,981,795, 65 years and over is 1,300,430 and 85 years and over is 129,419. 48.71 percent are male, 51.29 percent are female, 20.32 percent are under 15 years old, 79.68 percent are 15 years and over, 58.64 percent are 30 years and over, 12.75 percent are 65 years and over, 1.27 percent are 85 years and over.

Languages spoken in GA

English is the official language of Georgia state, 86.13% speak english at home, 8% speak Spanish, 2.57% speak European language and 2.33% speak Asian languages natively.
Speak only English8,220,67786.13
Spanish Language763,9018.00
European Language244,9892.57
Asian Languages222,1702.33
Other Languages92,4700.97
Source: US Census 2017(Table S1601)

Georgia Education

Georgia stats of primary and high education in the state as on 2017.

Population 18 to 24 years1,008,606516,314492,292
Less than high school graduate163,94596,16967,776
High school graduate (includes equivalency)320,471177,169143,302
Some college or associates degree436,649207,492229,157
Bachelors degree or higher87,54135,48452,057
Population 25 years and over6,693,8263,179,9103,513,916
Less than 9th grade336,288176,079160,209
9th to 12th grade, no diploma583,369302,199281,170
High school graduate (includes equivalency)1,877,212930,768946,444
Some college, no degree1,390,995635,820755,175
Associates degree502,431205,833296,598
Bachelors degree1,241,995586,121655,874
Graduate or professional degree761,536343,090418,446
High school graduate or higher3,483,9681,671,2881,812,680
Bachelors degree or higher1,304,786638,146666,640
Black or African1,981,471885,3281,096,143
High school graduate or higher1,691,345738,289953,056
Bachelors degree or higher448,540169,314279,226
American Indian or Alaska Native alone19,7999,8349,965
High school graduate or higher14,5906,9047,686
Bachelors degree or higher4,2632,0792,184
High school graduate or higher225,963107,960118,003
Bachelors degree or higher140,47670,65469,822
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3,3801,6701,710
High school graduate or higher2,8771,4311,446
Bachelors degree or higher629351278
Hispanic or Latino Origin493,513262,974230,539
High school graduate or higher297,997149,743148,254
Bachelors degree or higher78,98437,52841,456
Source: US Census 2017(Table S1501)


Below table shows the disability statistics of Georgia as on 2017.

Total civilian non-institutionalized population1,237,621
Black or African American392,045
American Indian and Alaska Native alone5,017
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander680
Some other race13,944
With a hearing difficulty323,776
With a vision difficulty258,789
With a cognitive difficulty468,574
With an ambulatory difficulty664,943
With a self-care difficulty240,453
With an independent living difficulty429,470

Counties of Georgia

Georgia state has divided into 159 counties. Fulton County is located in north central of Georgia and 90% of Atlanta City lies in Fulton County and is around 1 million, followed by Gwinnett County with 927,781, Cobb County with 756,86, 5DeKalb County with 756,558, Clayton County with 289,615 people.

CountyPopulation 2017Population 2018% ChangeRank 2017Rank 2018
Appling County18,43818,5070.49799
Atkinson County8,2158,2971139138
Bacon County11,23611,185-0.5120120
Baker County3,1803,092-2.8154154
Baldwin County44,92144,823-0.24445
Banks County18,63818,9881.99595
Barrow County78,84380,8092.53131
Bartow County104,981106,4081.42424
Ben Hill County17,00116,787-1.3102103
Berrien County19,11319,2520.79191
Bibb County152,892153,0950.11516
Bleckley County12,77512,8380.5116116
Brantley County18,76718,8970.79496
Brooks County15,64815,513-0.9106106
Bryan County37,01938,1092.95252
Bulloch County76,08477,2961.63232
Burke County22,51822,423-0.48182
Butts County24,04224,1930.67777
Calhoun County6,3996,352-0.7147147
Camden County53,06753,6771.14141
Candler County10,72510,8361123122
Carroll County117,458118,1210.62020
Catoosa County66,50367,4201.43636
Charlton County12,82212,9681.1115115
Chatham County289,260289,195056
Chattahoochee County10,28510,6843.9126124
Chattooga County24,71624,7900.37575
Cherokee County247,894254,1492.577
Clarke County126,820127,3300.41919
Clay County2,9622,887-2.5156156
Clayton County284,534289,6151.865
Clinch County6,6846,648-0.5146146
Cobb County752,783756,8650.533
Coffee County42,88543,0930.54747
Colquitt County45,54345,5920.14343
Columbia County151,642154,2911.71615
Cook County17,23017,162-0.4100101
Coweta County143,050145,86421817
Crawford County12,29512,3180.2117117
Crisp County22,72322,601-0.58081
Dade County16,24916,226-0.1104104
Dawson County24,32425,0833.17674
Decatur County26,67426,575-0.46868
DeKalb County752,088756,5580.644
Dodge County20,74120,705-0.28787
Dooly County13,69013,7060.1113113
Dougherty County89,41791,24322928
Douglas County143,672145,3311.21718
Early County10,30410,247-0.6125126
Echols County3,9334,0001.7153153
Effingham County60,05862,1903.53938
Elbert County19,10819,1200.19292
Emanuel County22,50122,6120.58280
Evans County10,75610,721-0.3122123
Fannin County25,33625,9642.57372
Fayette County112,629113,4590.72222
Floyd County97,42797,9270.52626
Forsyth County228,588236,6123.588
Franklin County22,81523,0230.97979
Fulton County1,038,8841,050,1141.111
Gilmer County30,40930,8161.35757
Glascock County3,0502,995-1.8155155
Glynn County84,85985,2190.43030
Gordon County57,18757,6850.94040
Grady County24,74924,74807476
Greene County17,22017,6982.8101100
Gwinnett County918,153927,781122
Habersham County44,54745,3881.94644
Hall County199,439202,1481.41110
Hancock County8,5458,348-2.3135136
Haralson County29,23129,53316363
Harris County33,94334,4751.65454
Hart County25,75626,0991.37170
Heard County11,75911,8791118118
Henry County225,508230,2202.199
Houston County153,138155,4691.51414
Irwin County9,3839,3980.2129129
Jackson County67,71670,42243533
Jasper County13,88614,0401.1112111
Jeff Davis County15,01315,0290.1108109
Jefferson County15,61315,430-1.2107107
Jenkins County8,7748,683-1133133
Johnson County9,7609,708-0.5128128
Jones County28,45328,6160.66464
Lamar County18,63619,00029693
Lanier County10,43310,340-0.9124125
Laurens County47,35347,325-0.14242
Lee County29,44329,7641.16160
Liberty County61,74561,497-0.43839
Lincoln County7,8617,9150.7143141
Long County18,77318,9981.29394
Lowndes County115,389116,3210.82121
Lumpkin County32,82232,9550.45555
McDuffie County21,49721,5310.28585
McIntosh County14,10214,3401.7110110
Macon County13,25113,143-0.8114114
Madison County29,27729,6501.36262
Marion County8,4148,351-0.7136135
Meriwether County21,03121,0680.28686
Miller County5,8335,686-2.5150150
Mitchell County22,33322,192-0.68383
Monroe County27,18127,5201.26565
Montgomery County9,0689,1931.4130130
Morgan County18,38118,8532.69897
Murray County39,80939,9210.35050
Muscogee County193,766194,1600.21212
Newton County107,935109,5411.52323
Oconee County38,01239,2723.35151
Oglethorpe County14,88815,0541.1109108
Paulding County159,552164,0442.81313
Peach County26,88127,2971.56766
Pickens County31,52631,9801.45656
Pierce County19,21919,3890.99090
Pike County18,20618,6342.49998
Polk County41,91042,4701.34848
Pulaski County11,20811,069-1.2121121
Putnam County21,70621,8090.58484
Quitman County2,3482,279-2.9158158
Rabun County16,55716,8671.9103102
Randolph County6,9916,833-2.3144144
Richmond County201,460201,55401011
Rockdale County89,86690,5940.82829
Schley County5,2545,236-0.3152152
Screven County13,95913,938-0.2111112
Seminole County8,2878,3150.3137137
Spalding County65,40366,1001.13737
Stephens County25,78526,03517071
Stewart County6,1796,1990.3149149
Sumter County29,81729,733-0.35861
Talbot County6,2576,2720.2148148
Taliaferro County1,6221,608-0.9159159
Tattnall County25,35325,3910.17273
Taylor County8,1148,039-0.9140140
Telfair County15,89015,876-0.1105105
Terrell County8,7178,611-1.2134134
Thomas County44,66244,448-0.54546
Tift County40,43840,5710.34949
Toombs County26,89626,88706667
Towns County11,53911,8522.7119119
Treutlen County6,7606,8090.7145145
Troup County70,03870,03403334
Turner County7,9157,9120142142
Twiggs County8,2608,188-0.9138139
Union County23,42724,0012.57878
Upson County26,19726,2150.16969
Walker County69,02769,4100.63435
Walton County91,40693,5032.32727
Ware County35,72835,680-0.15353
Warren County5,2925,251-0.8151151
Washington County20,29420,3860.58988
Wayne County29,76029,8080.25959
Webster County2,5962,6110.6157157
Wheeler County7,9527,879-0.9141143
White County29,45529,9701.76058
Whitfield County104,063104,06202525
Wilcox County8,7948,8120.2132132
Wilkes County9,8779,8760127127
Wilkinson County8,9679,0360.8131131
Worth County20,53620,299-1.28889


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