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Bleckley County, GA


Designated Market Area: Macon, GA
USDA County Type (2015): Government
American Communities Project County Type (2023): Evangelical Hubs

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2022 population: 12,257   ( 806 from 2010)
Land area: 215.9 square miles
Population density: 56.8 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:8,497 69.32% 5.6%
Black:2,99524.44% 15.2%
Indian:170.14% 142.9%
Asian:1511.23% 34.8%
2+ races:1761.44% 72.5%
Hispanic:4213.43% 39.9%
Total non-White:3,76030.68% 7.5%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:281 11.2
Deaths:44017.5
Net Migration: -149-5.9
Net Immigration: 30.1
Change in White population:-503 -3.9
Change in Non-White pop.:-303 -2.3




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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

2010
13,063
9,00068.90%
3,53327.05%
70.05%
1120.86%
1020.78%
3012.30%
4,06331.10%

2000
11,666
8,50572.90%
2,86524.56%
110.09%
1050.90%
660.57%
1070.92%
3,16127.10%

1990
10,430
8,01076.80%
2,33222.36%
100.10%
440.42%
n/a
340.33%
2,42023.20%

1980
10,767
8,18676.03%
2,36721.98%
400.37%
820.76%
n/a
540.50%
2,58123.97%

1970
10,291
7,98377.57%
2,29522.30%
40.04%
70.07%
n/a
00.00%
2,308 22.43%

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

2000's
NumberRate
1,398 12.0
1,1389.8
9308.0
570.5
495 4.2
902 7.7
1990's
NumberRate
1,579 15.1
1,16011.1
5154.9
300.3
495 4.7
741 7.1
1980's
NumberRate
1,385 12.9
1,055 9.8
-579 -5.4
n/a
-176 -1.6
-161 -1.5
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
-283 -2.7
n/a
203 2.0
273 2.7

Age, Family & Household Data for Bleckley County, GA

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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
37.7
2,375 19.4%
9,882 80.6%
2,140 17.5%
4,223
2.65
3,101 73.4%
2,140 69.0%
517 16.7%
1,122 26.6%

2010
NumberPercent
35.9
2,949 22.6%
10,114 77.4%
1,971 15.1%
4,660
2.49
3,248 69.7%
2,318 71.4%
398 12.3%
1,412 30.3%

2000
NumberPercent
35.2
3,116 26.7%
8,550 73.3%
1,589 13.6%
4,359
2.53
3,108 71.3%
2,238 72.0%
374 12.0%
1,251 28.7%

1990
NumberPercent
32.7
2,739 26.3%
7,691 73.7%
1,376 13.2%
3,825
2.61
2,892 75.6%
2,283 78.9%
296 10.2%
933 24.4%

1980
NumberPercent
29.0
3,151 29.3%
7,616 70.7%
1,240 11.5%
3,544
2.85
2,746 77.5%
2,251 82.0%
212 7.7%
798 22.5%

2022 Housing Data for Bleckley County, GA

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units5,215 
Median Value$121,600 
Occupied4,22381.0%
Vacant99219.0%
Owned3,16374.9%
Rented1,06025.1%
Median Rent$757 
Single-Family Units3,46266.4%
    Detached3,45166.2%
    Attached110.2%
Buldings with 5+ Units731.4%
Mobile Homes1,32825.5%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Bleckley County, GA

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0003347.9%
$10,000 to $14,9993047.2%
$15,000 to $19,9991844.4%
$20,000 to $24,9992485.9%
$25,000 to $29,9992034.8%
$30,000 to $34,9992385.6%
$35,000 to $39,9991092.6%
$40,000 to $44,999982.3%
$45,000 to $49,9992576.1%
$50,000 to $59,9994209.9%
$60,000 to $74,9992606.2%
$75,000 to $99,99960114.2%
$100,000 to $124,9993007.1%
$125,000 to $149,9992977.0%
$150,000 to $199,9992245.3%
$200,000 or more1463.5%
Median Household Income56,021 
Per Capita Income28,207 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state75 
Compared to U.S.72 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI56613.4%
Public Assistance3217.6%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps96922.9%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed4,48756.7%
Unemployed3204.0%
In Armed Forces80.1%
Total Labor Force4,81560.8%
Not in Labor Force3,10139.2%
Real Unemployment Rate 43.2%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector1,5231,17656.4%
Non-Profit03890.0%
Self-Employed1425173.6%
Local Government14114549.3%
State Government22339236.3%
Federal Government54228165.9%
Total Private + Self1,6651,22757.6%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.9061,20742.9%
Total2,5712,43451.4%
Pct. Govt.34.4%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts56211.2%
Sales and Office Occupations75515.1%
Professional, Technical1,18623.7%
Service Occupations1,26425.3%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing521.0%
All others1,23824.7%
White Collar 50.0%
Industry
 Number%
Health care and social assistance99920.0%
Public administration74414.9%
Retail trade63112.6%
Educational services57911.6%
Manufacturing4198.4%
Transportation and warehousing3216.4%
Accommodation and food services2945.9%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.1633.3%
Other services1583.2%
Finance and insurance1012.0%
Utilities1002.0%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting992.0%
Construction941.9%
Professional, scientific, technical911.8%
Arts, entertainment, recreation801.6%
Real estate and rental and leasing761.5%
Wholesale trade290.6%
Information230.5%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction40.1%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Bleckley County, GA

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican1311.06%
Puerto Rican1541.24%
Cuban140.11%
Dominican00.00%
Total Central American720.58%
Costa Rican250.20%
Guatemalan370.30%
Honduran100.08%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian00.00%
Salvadoran00.00%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American110.09%
Argentinean00.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian110.09%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian00.00%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan00.00%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic430.35%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Chinese720.58%
Vietnamese220.18%
Filipino140.11%
Burmese80.06%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English11,51097.6%
Spanish1891.6%
Chinese630.5%
Vietnamese140.1%
Other Asian80.1%
Tagalog60.1%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
American1,97515.9%
English1,0048.1%
Irish3442.8%
British3142.5%
German2512.0%
Scottish1911.5%
Italian1611.3%
European980.8%
French660.5%
Scotch-Irish570.5%
Welsh560.5%
Canadian480.4%
Scandinavian350.3%
Norwegian300.2%
Northern European270.2%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen12,30199.1%
Not a citizen1120.9%
Native12,01096.8%
Foreign-born4033.2%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Bleckley County, GA

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
382 4.7%602 7.4%2,602 31.9%3,052 37.4%897 11.0%616 7.6%
  Average years of education: 12.8
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 382 4.7%
9-12 Years 602 7.4%
H.S. Grad or GED 2,602 31.9%
Some College 3,052 37.4%
Bach. Degree 897 11.0%
Grad Degree 616 7.6%
Average years of education: 12.8

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


Historical Labor Force Data for Bleckley County, GA

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 4,898 4,619 279 5.7% 5.4%
1991 4,849 4,628 221 4.6% 5.3%
1992 5,086 4,830 256 5.0% 6.6%
1993 4,984 4,751 233 4.7% 5.7%
1994 5,385 5,140 245 4.5% 5.1%
1995 5,590 5,357 233 4.2% 4.8%
1996 5,344 5,052 292 5.5% 4.6%
1997 5,455 5,203 252 4.6% 4.5%
1998 5,757 5,473 284 4.9% 4.2%
1999 5,776 5,531 245 4.2% 3.8%
2000 5,145 4,930 215 4.2% 3.5%
2001 5,064 4,795 269 5.3% 4.1%
2002 5,172 4,863 309 6.0% 5.3%
2003 5,335 5,052 283 5.3% 5.1%
2004 5,124 4,798 326 6.4% 5.1%
2005 5,103 4,697 406 8.0% 5.7%
2006 5,162 4,836 326 6.3% 5.1%
2007 5,361 5,057 304 5.7% 4.9%
2008 5,393 4,969 424 7.9% 6.8%
2009 5,456 4,887 569 10.4% 10.4%
2010 5,490 4,798 692 12.6% 10.7%
2011 5,478 4,754 724 13.2% 10.1%
2012 5,260 4,608 652 12.4% 9.0%
2013 4,780 4,115 665 13.9% 8.1%
2014 4,625 4,103 522 11.3% 7.1%
2015 4,323 3,948 375 8.7% 6.1%
2016 4,504 4,143 361 8.0% 5.4%
2017 4,626 4,312 314 6.8% 4.8%
2018 4,623 4,352 271 5.9% 4.0%
2019 4,595 4,355 240 5.2% 3.5%
2020 4,501 4,209 292 6.5% 6.5%
2021 4,606 4,369 237 5.1% 3.9%
2022 4,546 4,350 196 4.3% 3.0%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com