RightDataUSA

Valdosta, GA Metro Area


[Sort counties by population]

 


Click here to view election data for Valdosta, GA Metro Area

2022 population: 149,849   ( 10,261 from 2010)
Land area: 1607.4 square miles
Population density: 93.2 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:79,430 53.01% 0.9%
Black:52,41934.98% 11.4%
Indian:5070.34% 13.7%
Asian:2,8811.92% 57.8%
2+ races:3,3062.21% 53.5%
Hispanic:11,3067.54% 46.2%
Total non-White:70,41946.99% 18.4%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:4,390 14.8
Deaths:3,52411.9
Net Migration: 6152.1
Net Immigration: 1760.6
Change in White population:-683 -0.5
Change in Non-White pop.:10,944 7.8




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

[Display all years]

Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
139,588
80,11357.39%
47,04033.70%
4460.32%
1,8261.31%
2,1541.54%
7,7355.54%
59,47542.61%

2000
119,560
73,10561.15%
39,65433.17%
4180.35%
1,1890.99%
1,2581.05%
3,8173.19%
46,45538.85%

1990
99,244
64,72265.22%
32,28732.53%
4930.50%
6030.61%
n/a
1,1391.15%
34,52234.78%

1980
91,178
60,66466.53%
28,77531.56%
1490.16%
3600.39%
n/a
1,1031.21%
30,51433.47%

1970
75,806
50,86767.10%
24,35632.13%
390.05%
680.09%
n/a
4290.57%
24,939 32.90%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
18,449 15.4
9,3897.9
6,9235.8
8980.8
7,008 5.9
13,020 10.9
1990's
NumberRate
17,439 17.6
9,2639.3
2,2572.3
6760.7
8,383 8.4
11,933 12.0
1980's
NumberRate
16,605 18.2
8,292 9.1
651 0.7
n/a
4,058 4.5
4,008 4.4
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
5,073 6.7
n/a
9,797 12.9
5,575 7.4

Age, Family & Household Data for Valdosta, GA Metro Area

[Display all years]

Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
32.7
35,250 23.5%
114,599 76.5%
20,189 13.5%
54,448
2.64
34,306 63.0%
23,444 68.3%
5,090 14.8%
20,142 37.0%

2010
NumberPercent
31.4
34,771 24.9%
104,817 75.1%
14,755 10.6%
51,141
2.60
34,225 66.9%
23,256 68.0%
4,807 14.0%
16,916 33.1%

2000
NumberPercent
31.6
31,599 26.4%
87,961 73.6%
11,951 10.0%
42,694
2.63
29,705 69.6%
21,201 71.4%
4,157 14.0%
12,989 30.4%

1990
NumberPercent
29.7
28,006 28.2%
71,238 71.8%
10,446 10.5%
34,451
2.74
25,398 73.7%
19,077 75.1%
3,026 11.9%
9,053 26.3%

1980
NumberPercent
26.9
29,214 32.0%
61,964 68.0%
9,114 10.0%
30,056
2.94
23,212 77.2%
18,558 80.0%
2,411 10.4%
6,844 22.8%

2022 Housing Data for Valdosta, GA Metro Area

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units62,236 
Median Value$168,597 
Occupied54,44887.5%
Vacant7,78812.5%
Owned31,18257.3%
Rented23,26642.7%
Median Rent$913 
Single-Family Units42,66268.5%
    Detached41,85667.3%
    Attached8061.3%
Buldings with 5+ Units7,16311.5%
Mobile Homes8,48713.6%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Valdosta, GA Metro Area

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0006,11811.2%
$10,000 to $14,9992,7125.0%
$15,000 to $19,9992,9865.5%
$20,000 to $24,9992,8255.2%
$25,000 to $29,9992,9215.4%
$30,000 to $34,9992,8135.2%
$35,000 to $39,9992,0333.7%
$40,000 to $44,9992,2704.2%
$45,000 to $49,9991,9603.6%
$50,000 to $59,9994,2527.8%
$60,000 to $74,9995,3649.9%
$75,000 to $99,9996,34811.7%
$100,000 to $124,9994,7568.7%
$125,000 to $149,9992,3614.3%
$150,000 to $199,9992,6034.8%
$200,000 or more2,1263.9%
Median Household Income51,017 
Per Capita Income27,186 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to U.S.77 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI2,5214.6%
Public Assistance9581.8%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps9,38417.2%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed54,19460.2%
Unemployed2,9213.2%
In Armed Forces3,4003.8%
Total Labor Force60,51567.2%
Not in Labor Force29,56232.8%
Real Unemployment Rate 36.1%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector21,15221,16650.0%
Non-Profit1,0431,93735.0%
Self-Employed3,9641,67870.3%
Local Government1,6352,67937.9%
State Government1,8102,87238.7%
Federal Government1,09474959.4%
Total Private + Self25,11622,84452.4%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.5,5828,23740.4%
Total30,69831,08149.7%
Pct. Govt.17.5%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts6,91611.2%
Sales and Office Occupations15,17024.5%
Professional, Technical11,89519.2%
Service Occupations11,42918.5%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing7001.1%
All others16,43326.6%
White Collar 54.9%
Industry
 Number%
Retail trade8,97718.0%
Health care and social assistance8,61317.3%
Educational services6,65213.4%
Manufacturing5,30910.7%
Accommodation and food services5,12710.3%
Construction4,1568.3%
Public administration3,8417.7%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.2,9475.9%
Transportation and warehousing2,7205.5%
Professional, scientific, technical2,6845.4%
Other services2,6125.2%
Wholesale trade1,6153.2%
Finance and insurance1,5933.2%
Arts, entertainment, recreation1,4322.9%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting1,3172.6%
Real estate and rental and leasing1,2752.6%
Information5391.1%
Utilities3400.7%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction770.2%
Management170.0%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Valdosta, GA Metro Area

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican4,8173.25%
Puerto Rican2,0321.37%
Cuban7370.50%
Dominican2920.20%
Total Central American1,0630.72%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan6260.42%
Honduran3080.21%
Nicaraguan230.02%
Panamanian730.05%
Salvadoran330.02%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American7570.51%
Argentinean40.00%
Bolivian140.01%
Chilean330.02%
Colombian4480.30%
Ecuadorian510.03%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian920.06%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan1150.08%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic7770.52%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Filipino7310.49%
Korean3450.23%
Indian2180.15%
Vietnamese1950.13%
Thai1590.11%
Chinese1260.09%
Japanese1220.08%
Taiwanese210.01%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English129,67293.6%
Spanish5,8334.2%
Other Indo-European8880.6%
Other4470.3%
Korean3900.3%
German, other Germanic3510.3%
Other Asian2770.2%
Tagalog2220.2%
French, Haitian, Cajun1870.1%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
English12,0948.2%
Irish10,1436.8%
American9,1736.2%
German7,3094.9%
Italian2,4301.6%
Scottish2,2721.5%
European1,7571.2%
French1,3970.9%
Scotch-Irish1,0890.7%
Polish9560.6%
Welsh6670.5%
Dutch6480.4%
British6450.4%
African5840.4%
French Canadian3350.2%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen145,43698.1%
Not a citizen2,7671.9%
Native143,05296.5%
Foreign-born5,1513.5%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Valdosta, GA Metro Area

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
3,445 3.8%7,079 7.8%30,367 33.6%27,983 31.0%13,092 14.5%8,397 9.3%
  Average years of education: 13.1
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 3,445 3.8%
9-12 Years 7,079 7.8%
H.S. Grad or GED 30,367 33.6%
Some College 27,983 31.0%
Bach. Degree 13,092 14.5%
Grad Degree 8,397 9.3%
Average years of education: 13.1

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Valdosta, GA Metro Area

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 87,904 83,958 3,946 4.5%
1991 88,758 85,216 3,542 4.0%
1992 91,570 86,408 5,162 5.6%
1993 93,344 88,470 4,874 5.2%
1994 95,230 91,226 4,004 4.2%
1995 97,590 93,860 3,730 3.8%
1996 101,434 97,588 3,846 3.8%
1997 108,650 104,208 4,442 4.1%
1998 110,856 106,206 4,650 4.2%
1999 112,078 107,334 4,744 4.2%
2000 111,836 106,872 4,964 4.4%
2001 112,348 107,852 4,496 4.0%
2002 118,784 113,800 4,984 4.2%
2003 123,730 119,098 4,632 3.7%
2004 125,482 120,774 4,708 3.8%
2005 129,870 124,290 5,580 4.3%
2006 133,830 128,234 5,596 4.2%
2007 136,572 130,834 5,738 4.2%
2008 139,092 130,872 8,220 5.9%
2009 136,564 124,408 12,156 8.9%
2010 128,516 115,966 12,550 9.8%
2011 128,296 115,678 12,618 9.8%
2012 129,526 117,918 11,608 9.0%
2013 126,646 116,526 10,120 8.0%
2014 125,308 116,166 9,142 7.3%
2015 124,358 116,848 7,510 6.0%
2016 128,064 121,222 6,842 5.3%
2017 130,180 124,074 6,106 4.7%
2018 129,172 123,852 5,320 4.1%
2019 128,524 123,888 4,636 3.6%
2020 128,126 120,652 7,474 5.8%
2021 127,386 122,274 5,112 4.0%
2022 125,844 121,772 4,072 3.2%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com