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Candler County, GA


Designated Market Area: Savannah, GA-SC
USDA County Type (2015): Retirement Destination
American Communities Project County Type (2023): African American South

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2022 population: 11,000   ( 2 from 2010)
Land area: 243.1 square miles
Population density: 45.3 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:6,626 60.24% 4.6%
Black:2,70324.57% 1.3%
Indian:200.18% 150.0%
Asian:860.78% 48.3%
2+ races:1501.36% 97.4%
Hispanic:1,41512.86% 15.3%
Total non-White:4,37439.76% 8.0%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:316 14.4
Deaths:46421.1
Net Migration: 1516.9
Net Immigration: 50.2
Change in White population:-323 -2.9
Change in Non-White pop.:325 3.0




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
10,998
6,94963.18%
2,66924.27%
80.07%
580.53%
760.69%
1,22711.16%
4,04936.82%

2000
9,577
6,02862.94%
2,57626.90%
120.13%
290.30%
480.50%
8829.21%
3,54937.06%

1990
7,744
5,19867.12%
2,39630.94%
00.00%
180.23%
n/a
1321.70%
2,54632.88%

1980
7,518
5,04467.09%
2,38231.68%
120.16%
70.09%
n/a
730.97%
2,47432.91%

1970
6,412
4,25166.30%
2,15933.67%
20.03%
00.00%
n/a
00.00%
2,161 33.70%

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

2000's
NumberRate
1,670 17.4
1,13911.9
2602.7
3593.7
921 9.6
500 5.2
1990's
NumberRate
1,400 18.1
1,11314.4
87611.3
420.5
830 10.7
1,003 13.0
1980's
NumberRate
1,036 13.8
1,004 13.4
270 3.6
n/a
154 2.0
72 1.0
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
751 11.7
n/a
793 12.4
313 4.9

Age, Family & Household Data for Candler 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
41.6
2,678 24.3%
8,322 75.7%
2,020 18.4%
4,103
2.60
2,638 64.3%
2,012 76.3%
198 7.5%
1,465 35.7%

2010
NumberPercent
37.6
2,819 25.6%
8,179 74.4%
1,584 14.4%
4,041
2.65
2,793 69.1%
1,945 69.6%
346 12.4%
1,248 30.9%

2000
NumberPercent
35.9
2,570 26.8%
7,007 73.2%
1,448 15.1%
3,386
2.71
2,468 72.9%
1,753 71.0%
324 13.1%
918 27.1%

1990
NumberPercent
34.6
2,047 26.4%
5,697 73.6%
1,272 16.4%
2,811
2.65
2,040 72.6%
1,527 74.9%
225 11.0%
771 27.4%

1980
NumberPercent
32.2
2,257 30.0%
5,261 70.0%
1,223 16.3%
2,535
2.85
1,996 78.7%
1,640 82.2%
180 9.0%
539 21.3%

2022 Housing Data for Candler County, GA

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units4,640 
Median Value$141,500 
Occupied4,10388.4%
Vacant53711.6%
Owned2,49960.9%
Rented1,60439.1%
Median Rent$682 
Single-Family Units2,77259.7%
    Detached2,66557.4%
    Attached1072.3%
Buldings with 5+ Units681.5%
Mobile Homes1,58634.2%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Candler County, GA

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0003057.4%
$10,000 to $14,9992315.6%
$15,000 to $19,99942610.4%
$20,000 to $24,9992816.8%
$25,000 to $29,9992606.3%
$30,000 to $34,9992947.2%
$35,000 to $39,9991253.0%
$40,000 to $44,9991052.6%
$45,000 to $49,9991483.6%
$50,000 to $59,9992846.9%
$60,000 to $74,99946211.3%
$75,000 to $99,9993668.9%
$100,000 to $124,9993658.9%
$125,000 to $149,9991754.3%
$150,000 to $199,9991764.3%
$200,000 or more1002.4%
Median Household Income45,519 
Per Capita Income24,477 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state76 
Compared to U.S.72 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI3438.4%
Public Assistance912.2%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps70417.2%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed3,61763.0%
Unemployed1813.2%
In Armed Forces00.0%
Total Labor Force3,79866.1%
Not in Labor Force1,94633.9%
Real Unemployment Rate 37.0%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector1,7971,16560.7%
Non-Profit229518.8%
Self-Employed27019957.6%
Local Government18413957.0%
State Government15633931.5%
Federal Government225727.8%
Total Private + Self2,0671,36460.2%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.38463037.9%
Total2,4511,99455.1%
Pct. Govt.20.2%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts47210.6%
Sales and Office Occupations73416.4%
Professional, Technical96421.6%
Service Occupations82218.4%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing2134.8%
All others1,47233.0%
White Collar 48.6%
Industry
 Number%
Manufacturing63214.2%
Educational services62714.0%
Retail trade59113.2%
Health care and social assistance55112.3%
Accommodation and food services4369.8%
Transportation and warehousing2866.4%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting2766.2%
Construction2565.7%
Other services1353.0%
Finance and insurance1212.7%
Wholesale trade952.1%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.922.1%
Real estate and rental and leasing741.7%
Information741.7%
Arts, entertainment, recreation641.4%
Professional, scientific, technical571.3%
Public administration531.2%
Utilities360.8%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction80.2%

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

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican8928.15%
Puerto Rican720.66%
Cuban1421.30%
Dominican00.00%
Total Central American2181.99%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan450.41%
Honduran00.00%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian00.00%
Salvadoran1731.58%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American00.00%
Argentinean00.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian00.00%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian00.00%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan00.00%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic140.13%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Filipino580.53%
Chinese340.31%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English9,08788.9%
Spanish9959.7%
Tagalog740.7%
French, Haitian, Cajun270.3%
German, other Germanic250.2%
Chinese110.1%
Other Indo-European30.0%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
American1,34612.3%
Irish9518.7%
German7146.5%
European5485.0%
English5314.9%
Italian1621.5%
Polish1241.1%
Russian960.9%
Scotch-Irish830.8%
French720.7%
Canadian660.6%
Dutch560.5%
British430.4%
Danish340.3%
Scottish260.2%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen10,24393.6%
Not a citizen7036.4%
Native10,17593.0%
Foreign-born7717.0%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Candler County, GA

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
785 10.7%861 11.8%2,601 35.5%2,176 29.7%590 8.1%305 4.2%
  Average years of education: 12.0
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 785 10.7%
9-12 Years 861 11.8%
H.S. Grad or GED 2,601 35.5%
Some College 2,176 29.7%
Bach. Degree 590 8.1%
Grad Degree 305 4.2%
Average years of education: 12.0

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


Historical Labor Force Data for Candler County, GA

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 3,491 3,319 172 4.9% 5.4%
1991 3,523 3,370 153 4.3% 5.3%
1992 3,635 3,414 221 6.1% 6.6%
1993 3,766 3,599 167 4.4% 5.7%
1994 3,728 3,501 227 6.1% 5.1%
1995 3,647 3,468 179 4.9% 4.8%
1996 3,897 3,726 171 4.4% 4.6%
1997 4,162 3,981 181 4.3% 4.5%
1998 4,054 3,825 229 5.6% 4.2%
1999 4,100 3,883 217 5.3% 3.8%
2000 3,966 3,783 183 4.6% 3.5%
2001 3,902 3,715 187 4.8% 4.1%
2002 4,050 3,851 199 4.9% 5.3%
2003 4,179 3,984 195 4.7% 5.1%
2004 4,406 4,187 219 5.0% 5.1%
2005 4,503 4,272 231 5.1% 5.7%
2006 4,596 4,387 209 4.5% 5.1%
2007 4,413 4,201 212 4.8% 4.9%
2008 4,334 4,039 295 6.8% 6.8%
2009 4,344 3,921 423 9.7% 10.4%
2010 4,928 4,487 441 8.9% 10.7%
2011 5,021 4,544 477 9.5% 10.1%
2012 5,168 4,727 441 8.5% 9.0%
2013 5,095 4,682 413 8.1% 8.1%
2014 5,067 4,715 352 6.9% 7.1%
2015 4,910 4,626 284 5.8% 6.1%
2016 5,071 4,825 246 4.9% 5.4%
2017 5,276 5,058 218 4.1% 4.8%
2018 5,359 5,173 186 3.5% 4.0%
2019 5,619 5,449 170 3.0% 3.5%
2020 5,633 5,383 250 4.4% 6.5%
2021 6,009 5,826 183 3.0% 3.9%
2022 6,089 5,942 147 2.4% 3.0%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com