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Dougherty County, GA


Metropolitan Statistical Area: Albany, GA
Designated Market Area: Albany, GA
USDA County Type (2015): Government, Low Employment, Persistent Poverty
American Communities Project County Type (2023): African American South

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2022 population: 82,966   ( 11,599 from 2010)
Land area: 328.6 square miles
Population density: 252.5 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:19,338 23.31% 29.2%
Black:58,86270.95% 6.9%
Indian:1550.19% 12.4%
Asian:7490.90% 2.9%
2+ races:1,1161.35% 17.8%
Hispanic:2,7463.31% 32.5%
Total non-White:63,62876.69% 5.4%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:2,518 14.7
Deaths:2,85116.6
Net Migration: -2,388-13.9
Net Immigration: 610.4
Change in White population:-7,977 -8.4
Change in Non-White pop.:-3,622 -3.8




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
94,565
27,31528.88%
63,19866.83%
1770.19%
7710.82%
9471.00%
2,0732.19%
67,25071.12%

2000
96,065
35,79437.26%
57,52159.88%
1920.20%
5690.59%
6230.65%
1,2921.34%
60,27162.74%

1990
96,311
46,66648.45%
48,10649.95%
2550.26%
4690.49%
n/a
8150.85%
49,64551.55%

1980
100,718
56,32655.92%
42,32142.02%
2920.29%
3260.32%
n/a
1,3811.37%
44,39244.08%

1970
89,639
58,28265.02%
30,46133.98%
700.08%
2320.26%
n/a
5300.59%
31,357 34.98%

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

2000's
NumberRate
14,344 14.9
8,0338.4
-6,728-7.0
7800.8
-8,479 -8.8
6,979 7.3
1990's
NumberRate
16,995 17.6
8,5938.9
-11,548-12.0
3340.3
-10,872 -11.3
10,626 11.0
1980's
NumberRate
18,583 18.5
7,582 7.5
-14,717 -14.6
n/a
-9,660 -9.6
5,253 5.2
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
-3,325 -3.7
n/a
-1,956 -2.2
13,035 14.5

Age, Family & Household Data for Dougherty 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
36.2
20,362 24.5%
62,604 75.5%
14,018 16.9%
34,041
2.36
19,616 57.6%
9,558 48.7%
4,847 24.7%
14,425 42.4%

2010
NumberPercent
33.2
24,334 25.7%
70,231 74.3%
11,457 12.1%
36,508
2.47
23,422 64.2%
12,317 52.6%
5,361 22.9%
13,086 35.8%

2000
NumberPercent
32.6
26,495 27.6%
69,570 72.4%
11,310 11.8%
35,608
2.57
24,432 68.6%
14,765 60.4%
4,981 20.4%
11,176 31.4%

1990
NumberPercent
30.0
29,377 30.5%
66,934 69.5%
9,872 10.3%
34,041
2.73
25,303 74.3%
17,159 67.8%
4,692 18.5%
8,738 25.7%

1980
NumberPercent
26.0
34,351 34.1%
66,367 65.9%
7,228 7.2%
32,805
2.99
25,661 78.2%
19,649 76.6%
3,663 14.3%
7,144 21.8%

2022 Housing Data for Dougherty County, GA

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units40,591 
Median Value$119,100 
Occupied34,04183.9%
Vacant6,55016.1%
Owned15,85246.6%
Rented18,18953.4%
Median Rent$898 
Single-Family Units26,04564.2%
    Detached24,65060.7%
    Attached1,3953.4%
Buldings with 5+ Units4,51011.1%
Mobile Homes1,9534.8%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Dougherty County, GA

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0003,3529.8%
$10,000 to $14,9992,7128.0%
$15,000 to $19,9991,7995.3%
$20,000 to $24,9992,6557.8%
$25,000 to $29,9991,4614.3%
$30,000 to $34,9991,5844.7%
$35,000 to $39,9991,4194.2%
$40,000 to $44,9991,6114.7%
$45,000 to $49,9992,2366.6%
$50,000 to $59,9992,7258.0%
$60,000 to $74,9993,2589.6%
$75,000 to $99,9993,3629.9%
$100,000 to $124,9992,5437.5%
$125,000 to $149,9991,1263.3%
$150,000 to $199,9991,1413.4%
$200,000 or more1,0573.1%
Median Household Income45,640 
Per Capita Income26,563 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state78 
Compared to U.S.75 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI3,2149.4%
Public Assistance4941.5%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps9,03526.5%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed30,18758.8%
Unemployed3,5076.8%
In Armed Forces3600.7%
Total Labor Force34,05466.4%
Not in Labor Force17,26333.6%
Real Unemployment Rate 40.5%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector9,71911,05946.8%
Non-Profit9892,37529.4%
Self-Employed1,4631,12056.6%
Local Government7811,93628.7%
State Government6801,85726.8%
Federal Government93245267.3%
Total Private + Self11,18212,17947.9%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.3,3826,62033.8%
Total14,56418,79943.7%
Pct. Govt.19.9%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts3,86111.5%
Sales and Office Occupations7,30921.9%
Professional, Technical7,06321.1%
Service Occupations7,21521.6%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing1730.5%
All others7,99423.9%
White Collar 54.5%
Industry
 Number%
Health care and social assistance5,54416.6%
Retail trade3,96311.9%
Educational services3,59810.8%
Manufacturing3,0639.2%
Accommodation and food services3,0339.1%
Public administration2,5437.6%
Transportation and warehousing2,0096.0%
Other services1,8275.5%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.1,5384.6%
Professional, scientific, technical1,3964.2%
Construction1,3784.1%
Finance and insurance9252.8%
Wholesale trade5961.8%
Real estate and rental and leasing5231.6%
Information4791.4%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting4521.4%
Arts, entertainment, recreation3261.0%
Utilities2030.6%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction290.1%
Management170.1%

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

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican1,0481.23%
Puerto Rican2160.25%
Cuban570.07%
Dominican3170.37%
Total Central American6690.79%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan4290.50%
Honduran780.09%
Nicaraguan310.04%
Panamanian440.05%
Salvadoran870.10%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American1350.16%
Argentinean00.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian90.01%
Ecuadorian370.04%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian20.00%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan870.10%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic2430.29%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Vietnamese2470.29%
Filipino1900.22%
Chinese1550.18%
Thai350.04%
Korean240.03%
Japanese160.02%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English76,08195.7%
Spanish2,2462.8%
French, Haitian, Cajun2490.3%
Tagalog1880.2%
Vietnamese1740.2%
Other1500.2%
German, other Germanic1470.2%
Chinese1110.1%
Other Indo-European880.1%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
American6,7147.9%
English3,0403.6%
Irish2,6003.1%
German2,0922.5%
African1,0951.3%
Italian8871.0%
European5300.6%
Scottish5090.6%
Dutch4520.5%
Scotch-Irish4510.5%
Haitian3580.4%
French3070.4%
Bahamian2150.3%
British2000.2%
Polish1840.2%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen83,78198.5%
Not a citizen1,2571.5%
Native83,17497.8%
Foreign-born1,8642.2%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Dougherty County, GA

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
2,419 4.4%6,473 11.7%16,317 29.6%17,141 31.0%7,102 12.9%5,757 10.4%
  Average years of education: 13.1
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 2,419 4.4%
9-12 Years 6,473 11.7%
H.S. Grad or GED 16,317 29.6%
Some College 17,141 31.0%
Bach. Degree 7,102 12.9%
Grad Degree 5,757 10.4%
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 Dougherty County, GA

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 42,550 39,320 3,230 7.6% 5.4%
1991 42,591 39,643 2,948 6.9% 5.3%
1992 43,694 39,410 4,284 9.8% 6.6%
1993 43,974 40,018 3,956 9.0% 5.7%
1994 45,578 41,335 4,243 9.3% 5.1%
1995 44,651 41,758 2,893 6.5% 4.8%
1996 45,861 42,886 2,975 6.5% 4.6%
1997 46,648 43,375 3,273 7.0% 4.5%
1998 46,764 42,664 4,100 8.8% 4.2%
1999 45,495 41,858 3,637 8.0% 3.8%
2000 41,285 39,144 2,141 5.2% 3.5%
2001 40,301 38,064 2,237 5.6% 4.1%
2002 40,740 38,109 2,631 6.5% 5.3%
2003 41,701 39,175 2,526 6.1% 5.1%
2004 41,293 38,641 2,652 6.4% 5.1%
2005 41,350 38,578 2,772 6.7% 5.7%
2006 41,525 38,840 2,685 6.5% 5.1%
2007 42,001 39,452 2,549 6.1% 4.9%
2008 42,176 39,002 3,174 7.5% 6.8%
2009 42,259 37,595 4,664 11.0% 10.4%
2010 41,623 36,327 5,296 12.7% 10.7%
2011 41,182 36,196 4,986 12.1% 10.1%
2012 40,755 36,216 4,539 11.1% 9.0%
2013 39,661 35,585 4,076 10.3% 8.1%
2014 38,601 35,022 3,579 9.3% 7.1%
2015 37,460 34,519 2,941 7.9% 6.1%
2016 38,172 35,525 2,647 6.9% 5.4%
2017 39,280 36,887 2,393 6.1% 4.8%
2018 38,689 36,578 2,111 5.5% 4.0%
2019 37,709 35,924 1,785 4.7% 3.5%
2020 37,712 34,469 3,243 8.6% 6.5%
2021 37,149 34,815 2,334 6.3% 3.9%
2022 36,369 34,798 1,571 4.3% 3.0%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com