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Echols County, GA


Metropolitan Statistical Area: Valdosta, GA
Designated Market Area: Tallahassee-Thomasville, FL-GA
USDA County Type (2015): Low Education, Low Employment
American Communities Project County Type (2023): Evangelical Hubs

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2022 population: 3,686   ( 348 from 2010)
Land area: 420.4 square miles
Population density: 8.8 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:2,135 57.92% 16.4%
Black:2627.11% 60.7%
Indian:501.36% 9.1%
Asian:300.81% 130.8%
2+ races:802.17% 42.9%
Hispanic:1,12930.63% 4.6%
Total non-White:1,55142.08% 4.9%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:108 14.6
Deaths:9512.8
Net Migration: -37-5.0
Net Immigration: 40.5
Change in White population:-420 -10.4
Change in Non-White pop.:72 1.8




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
4,034
2,55563.34%
1634.04%
551.36%
130.32%
561.39%
1,18329.33%
1,47936.66%

2000
3,754
2,68871.60%
2526.71%
431.15%
30.08%
280.75%
73919.69%
1,06628.40%

1990
2,334
1,98985.22%
26811.48%
391.67%
40.17%
n/a
341.46%
34514.78%

1980
2,297
1,84280.19%
37816.46%
522.26%
00.00%
n/a
251.09%
45519.81%

1970
1,924
1,34369.80%
53227.65%
60.31%
30.16%
n/a
412.13%
581 30.20%

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

2000's
NumberRate
551 14.7
1875.0
-372-9.9
47912.8
-133 -3.5
413 11.0
1990's
NumberRate
252 10.8
1988.5
25811.1
70.3
699 29.9
721 30.9
1980's
NumberRate
292 12.7
148 6.4
-76 -3.3
n/a
147 6.4
-110 -4.8
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
208 10.8
n/a
499 25.9
-126 -6.5

Age, Family & Household Data for Echols 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
34.7
884 24.0%
2,802 76.0%
476 12.9%
1,227
3.02
958 78.1%
636 66.4%
146 15.2%
269 21.9%

2010
NumberPercent
31.4
1,183 29.3%
2,851 70.7%
398 9.9%
1,329
3.04
1,029 77.4%
741 72.0%
97 9.4%
300 22.6%

2000
NumberPercent
29.6
1,116 29.7%
2,638 70.3%
336 9.0%
1,258
2.98
938 74.6%
707 75.4%
104 11.1%
320 25.4%

1990
NumberPercent
30.9
713 30.5%
1,621 69.5%
228 9.8%
792
2.93
631 79.7%
540 85.6%
41 6.5%
161 20.3%

1980
NumberPercent
27.4
790 34.4%
1,507 65.6%
261 11.4%
740
3.10
615 83.1%
530 86.2%
49 8.0%
125 16.9%

2022 Housing Data for Echols County, GA

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units1,546 
Median Value$114,900 
Occupied1,22779.4%
Vacant31920.6%
Owned93676.3%
Rented29123.7%
Median Rent$789 
Single-Family Units65342.2%
    Detached63340.9%
    Attached201.3%
Buldings with 5+ Units50.3%
Mobile Homes87156.3%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Echols County, GA

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0001078.7%
$10,000 to $14,999877.1%
$15,000 to $19,999262.1%
$20,000 to $24,999907.3%
$25,000 to $29,999292.4%
$30,000 to $34,999604.9%
$35,000 to $39,999373.0%
$40,000 to $44,99990.7%
$45,000 to $49,999211.7%
$50,000 to $59,9991038.4%
$60,000 to $74,99922418.3%
$75,000 to $99,9991139.2%
$100,000 to $124,99914611.9%
$125,000 to $149,9991018.2%
$150,000 to $199,999252.0%
$200,000 or more494.0%
Median Household Income61,184 
Per Capita Income24,751 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state78 
Compared to U.S.75 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI1169.5%
Public Assistance40.3%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps957.7%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed1,24073.7%
Unemployed60.4%
In Armed Forces00.0%
Total Labor Force1,24674.1%
Not in Labor Force43625.9%
Real Unemployment Rate 26.3%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector81551361.4%
Non-Profit0120.0%
Self-Employed16911060.6%
Local Government629838.8%
State Government255531.2%
Federal Government93321.4%
Total Private + Self98462361.2%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.9619832.7%
Total1,08082156.8%
Pct. Govt.14.8%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts1266.6%
Sales and Office Occupations42322.3%
Professional, Technical1608.4%
Service Occupations25513.4%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing1809.5%
All others93749.3%
White Collar 37.3%
Industry
 Number%
Construction32417.0%
Retail trade27814.6%
Manufacturing25413.4%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting25213.3%
Educational services1598.4%
Health care and social assistance1085.7%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.1035.4%
Wholesale trade774.1%
Other services743.9%
Public administration713.7%
Accommodation and food services693.6%
Transportation and warehousing583.1%
Arts, entertainment, recreation251.3%
Finance and insurance180.9%
Professional, scientific, technical130.7%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction70.4%
Information60.3%
Real estate and rental and leasing50.3%

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

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican1,09129.43%
Puerto Rican451.21%
Cuban00.00%
Dominican00.00%
Total Central American130.35%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan00.00%
Honduran130.35%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian00.00%
Salvadoran00.00%
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 Hispanic00.00%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Korean591.59%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English2,77880.8%
Spanish64118.6%
Korean200.6%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
English48813.2%
American2988.0%
Irish2306.2%
German782.1%
European381.0%
Scottish340.9%
Dutch220.6%
Italian130.4%
African100.3%
Scotch-Irish80.2%
Welsh70.2%
Swedish50.1%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen3,53695.4%
Not a citizen1714.6%
Native3,41292.0%
Foreign-born2958.0%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Echols County, GA

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
97 4.3%303 13.3%1,053 46.4%501 22.1%195 8.6%122 5.4%
  Average years of education: 12.3
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 97 4.3%
9-12 Years 303 13.3%
H.S. Grad or GED 1,053 46.4%
Some College 501 22.1%
Bach. Degree 195 8.6%
Grad Degree 122 5.4%
Average years of education: 12.3

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


Historical Labor Force Data for Echols County, GA

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 1,038 988 50 4.8% 5.4%
1991 1,012 975 37 3.7% 5.3%
1992 1,016 963 53 5.2% 6.6%
1993 1,023 948 75 7.3% 5.7%
1994 990 937 53 5.4% 5.1%
1995 1,033 997 36 3.5% 4.8%
1996 1,082 1,047 35 3.2% 4.6%
1997 1,185 1,143 42 3.5% 4.5%
1998 1,177 1,131 46 3.9% 4.2%
1999 1,274 1,219 55 4.3% 3.8%
2000 1,848 1,785 63 3.4% 3.5%
2001 1,897 1,825 72 3.8% 4.1%
2002 1,985 1,913 72 3.6% 5.3%
2003 2,120 2,051 69 3.3% 5.1%
2004 2,189 2,117 72 3.3% 5.1%
2005 2,317 2,234 83 3.6% 5.7%
2006 2,368 2,289 79 3.3% 5.1%
2007 2,244 2,170 74 3.3% 4.9%
2008 2,207 2,104 103 4.7% 6.8%
2009 2,203 2,036 167 7.6% 10.4%
2010 1,880 1,724 156 8.3% 10.7%
2011 1,875 1,725 150 8.0% 10.1%
2012 1,801 1,670 131 7.3% 9.0%
2013 1,778 1,666 112 6.3% 8.1%
2014 1,781 1,676 105 5.9% 7.1%
2015 1,844 1,756 88 4.8% 6.1%
2016 1,882 1,800 82 4.4% 5.4%
2017 1,922 1,846 76 4.0% 4.8%
2018 1,922 1,860 62 3.2% 4.0%
2019 1,912 1,858 54 2.8% 3.5%
2020 1,899 1,825 74 3.9% 6.5%
2021 1,882 1,829 53 2.8% 3.9%
2022 1,873 1,826 47 2.5% 3.0%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com