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Elbert County, GA


Designated Market Area: Greenville-Spartanburg-Asheville-Anderson, SC-NC-GA
USDA County Type (2015): Manufacturing, Low Education, Low Employment
American Communities Project County Type (2023): African American South

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2022 population: 19,814   ( 352 from 2010)
Land area: 351.1 square miles
Population density: 56.4 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:12,539 63.28% 3.2%
Black:5,42427.37% 8.2%
Indian:460.23% 24.3%
Asian:2281.15% 81.0%
2+ races:2681.35% 68.6%
Hispanic:1,3096.61% 35.4%
Total non-White:7,27536.72% 0.9%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:450 11.5
Deaths:78920.1
Net Migration: 50012.7
Net Immigration: -6-0.2
Change in White population:-417 -2.1
Change in Non-White pop.:65 0.3




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
20,166
12,95664.25%
5,90629.29%
370.18%
1260.62%
1590.79%
9674.80%
7,21035.75%

2000
20,511
13,50565.84%
6,30530.74%
390.19%
560.27%
1110.54%
4892.38%
7,00634.16%

1990
18,949
12,96868.44%
5,64929.81%
190.10%
1210.64%
n/a
1921.01%
5,98131.56%

1980
18,758
12,90968.82%
5,58329.76%
270.14%
270.14%
n/a
2121.13%
5,84931.18%

1970
17,262
11,58967.14%
5,60732.48%
00.00%
30.02%
n/a
630.36%
5,673 32.86%

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

2000's
NumberRate
2,428 11.8
2,28011.1
-346-1.7
1820.9
-549 -2.7
204 1.0
1990's
NumberRate
2,725 14.4
2,22911.8
-153-0.8
100.1
537 2.8
1,025 5.4
1980's
NumberRate
2,976 15.9
2,065 11.0
-608 -3.2
n/a
59 0.3
132 0.7
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
260 1.5
n/a
1,320 7.6
176 1.0

Age, Family & Household Data for Elbert 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
42.8
4,269 21.5%
15,545 78.5%
4,077 20.6%
7,873
2.45
5,187 65.9%
3,786 73.0%
457 8.8%
2,686 34.1%

2010
NumberPercent
41.1
4,699 23.3%
15,467 76.7%
3,390 16.8%
8,063
2.47
5,604 69.5%
3,864 69.0%
667 11.9%
2,459 30.5%

2000
NumberPercent
37.3
5,327 26.0%
15,184 74.0%
3,090 15.1%
8,028
2.52
5,823 72.5%
4,271 73.3%
688 11.8%
2,205 27.5%

1990
NumberPercent
34.8
5,130 27.1%
13,819 72.9%
2,827 14.9%
7,202
2.59
5,445 75.6%
4,192 77.0%
624 11.5%
1,757 24.4%

1980
NumberPercent
31.3
5,588 29.8%
13,170 70.2%
2,526 13.5%
6,549
2.84
5,119 78.2%
4,237 82.8%
396 7.7%
1,430 21.8%

2022 Housing Data for Elbert County, GA

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units9,316 
Median Value$104,500 
Occupied7,87384.5%
Vacant1,44315.5%
Owned5,53770.3%
Rented2,33629.7%
Median Rent$828 
Single-Family Units6,45869.3%
    Detached6,26167.2%
    Attached1972.1%
Buldings with 5+ Units3704.0%
Mobile Homes2,05922.1%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Elbert County, GA

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0005787.3%
$10,000 to $14,9994675.9%
$15,000 to $19,9994635.9%
$20,000 to $24,9993664.6%
$25,000 to $29,9993644.6%
$30,000 to $34,9994665.9%
$35,000 to $39,9994716.0%
$40,000 to $44,9994605.8%
$45,000 to $49,9995236.6%
$50,000 to $59,9993975.0%
$60,000 to $74,9997279.2%
$75,000 to $99,99985910.9%
$100,000 to $124,9997079.0%
$125,000 to $149,9994105.2%
$150,000 to $199,9993945.0%
$200,000 or more2212.8%
Median Household Income48,190 
Per Capita Income27,848 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state77 
Compared to U.S.74 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI78410.0%
Public Assistance971.2%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps1,26716.1%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed7,24566.3%
Unemployed6175.6%
In Armed Forces00.0%
Total Labor Force7,86272.0%
Not in Labor Force3,06128.0%
Real Unemployment Rate 33.7%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector3,2042,48456.3%
Non-Profit11939223.3%
Self-Employed71720477.9%
Local Government26662529.9%
State Government13425034.9%
Federal Government196024.1%
Total Private + Self3,9212,68859.3%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.5381,32728.8%
Total4,4594,01552.6%
Pct. Govt.16.0%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts89110.5%
Sales and Office Occupations1,68719.8%
Professional, Technical1,21614.3%
Service Occupations1,24414.6%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing981.2%
All others3,47640.8%
White Collar 44.6%
Industry
 Number%
Manufacturing2,00223.5%
Health care and social assistance1,15613.6%
Retail trade94511.1%
Construction6007.0%
Educational services5286.2%
Public administration4245.0%
Transportation and warehousing4164.9%
Other services3814.5%
Accommodation and food services3804.5%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting3444.0%
Wholesale trade2993.5%
Professional, scientific, technical2302.7%
Finance and insurance1621.9%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.1601.9%
Arts, entertainment, recreation1601.9%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction1491.8%
Real estate and rental and leasing921.1%
Information530.6%
Utilities330.4%

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

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican6973.56%
Puerto Rican980.50%
Cuban2141.09%
Dominican560.29%
Total Central American510.26%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan00.00%
Honduran00.00%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian00.00%
Salvadoran510.26%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American730.37%
Argentinean440.22%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian290.15%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian00.00%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan00.00%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic230.12%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Vietnamese1100.56%
Indian240.12%
Japanese150.08%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English17,39493.9%
Spanish9295.0%
Vietnamese1260.7%
Other Indo-European400.2%
Korean200.1%
French, Haitian, Cajun180.1%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic60.0%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
American2,39312.2%
English2,10510.8%
Irish1,3456.9%
German8304.2%
French3341.7%
Italian2741.4%
Scottish2491.3%
European2021.0%
Scotch-Irish1580.8%
Norwegian1280.7%
British1220.6%
Polish1170.6%
Swedish860.4%
Russian600.3%
African590.3%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen19,21498.2%
Not a citizen3561.8%
Native18,64595.3%
Foreign-born9254.7%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Elbert County, GA

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
689 4.9%1,858 13.3%5,642 40.5%3,774 27.1%1,180 8.5%778 5.6%
  Average years of education: 12.4
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 689 4.9%
9-12 Years 1,858 13.3%
H.S. Grad or GED 5,642 40.5%
Some College 3,774 27.1%
Bach. Degree 1,180 8.5%
Grad Degree 778 5.6%
Average years of education: 12.4

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


Historical Labor Force Data for Elbert County, GA

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 8,950 8,225 725 8.1% 5.4%
1991 8,840 8,212 628 7.1% 5.3%
1992 9,036 7,954 1,082 12.0% 6.6%
1993 8,592 7,791 801 9.3% 5.7%
1994 8,435 7,795 640 7.6% 5.1%
1995 8,698 8,005 693 8.0% 4.8%
1996 8,828 7,984 844 9.6% 4.6%
1997 8,966 8,217 749 8.4% 4.5%
1998 8,728 8,003 725 8.3% 4.2%
1999 8,832 8,200 632 7.2% 3.8%
2000 9,663 9,159 504 5.2% 3.5%
2001 9,780 9,226 554 5.7% 4.1%
2002 10,189 9,559 630 6.2% 5.3%
2003 10,243 9,615 628 6.1% 5.1%
2004 9,973 9,379 594 6.0% 5.1%
2005 9,989 9,262 727 7.3% 5.7%
2006 10,008 9,313 695 6.9% 5.1%
2007 9,861 9,254 607 6.2% 4.9%
2008 10,073 9,165 908 9.0% 6.8%
2009 10,067 8,777 1,290 12.8% 10.4%
2010 8,963 7,615 1,348 15.0% 10.7%
2011 8,772 7,370 1,402 16.0% 10.1%
2012 8,522 7,466 1,056 12.4% 9.0%
2013 8,357 7,458 899 10.8% 8.1%
2014 8,056 7,359 697 8.7% 7.1%
2015 7,529 6,960 569 7.6% 6.1%
2016 7,730 7,223 507 6.6% 5.4%
2017 7,934 7,513 421 5.3% 4.8%
2018 7,850 7,467 383 4.9% 4.0%
2019 7,855 7,540 315 4.0% 3.5%
2020 7,969 7,418 551 6.9% 6.5%
2021 7,813 7,436 377 4.8% 3.9%
2022 7,872 7,580 292 3.7% 3.0%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com