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Jenkins County, GA


Designated Market Area: Augusta, GA-SC
USDA County Type (2015): Low Education, Low Employment, Persistent Poverty
American Communities Project County Type (2023): African American South

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2022 population: 8,689   ( 349 from 2010)
Land area: 347.3 square miles
Population density: 25.0 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:4,342 49.97% 3.7%
Black:3,48340.09% 3.9%
Indian:310.36% 40.9%
Asian:1101.27% 197.3%
2+ races:1091.25% 38.0%
Hispanic:6147.07% 83.8%
Total non-White:4,34750.03% 13.4%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:199 11.5
Deaths:29016.7
Net Migration: 744.3
Net Immigration: 301.7
Change in White population:-166 -2.0
Change in Non-White pop.:515 6.2




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
8,340
4,50854.05%
3,35340.20%
220.26%
370.44%
790.95%
3344.00%
3,83245.95%

2000
8,575
4,76655.58%
3,43740.08%
100.12%
220.26%
490.57%
2873.35%
3,80944.42%

1990
8,247
4,79858.18%
3,42341.51%
50.06%
90.11%
n/a
120.15%
3,44941.82%

1980
8,841
5,15058.25%
3,56040.27%
00.00%
00.00%
n/a
1311.48%
3,69141.75%

1970
8,332
4,65855.90%
3,67144.06%
10.01%
20.02%
n/a
00.00%
3,674 44.10%

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

2000's
NumberRate
1,193 13.9
8539.9
-554-6.5
1341.6
-258 -3.0
23 0.3
1990's
NumberRate
1,288 15.6
1,03312.5
30.0
50.1
-32 -0.4
360 4.4
1980's
NumberRate
1,503 17.0
1,046 11.8
-829 -9.4
n/a
-352 -4.0
-242 -2.7
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
-139 -1.7
n/a
492 5.9
17 0.2

Age, Family & Household Data for Jenkins 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
44.0
1,623 18.7%
7,066 81.3%
1,851 21.3%
3,297
2.40
1,938 58.8%
1,392 71.8%
95 4.9%
1,359 41.2%

2010
NumberPercent
38.2
2,236 26.8%
6,104 73.2%
1,256 15.1%
3,192
2.59
2,164 67.8%
1,345 62.2%
325 15.0%
1,028 32.2%

2000
NumberPercent
35.7
2,454 28.6%
6,121 71.4%
1,193 13.9%
3,211
2.63
2,280 71.0%
1,364 59.8%
436 19.1%
931 29.0%

1990
NumberPercent
32.9
2,488 30.2%
5,759 69.8%
1,171 14.2%
3,034
2.68
2,285 75.3%
1,620 70.9%
339 14.8%
749 24.7%

1980
NumberPercent
28.9
2,884 32.6%
5,957 67.4%
1,060 12.0%
2,889
3.01
2,168 75.0%
1,682 77.6%
197 9.1%
721 25.0%

2022 Housing Data for Jenkins County, GA

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units4,451 
Median Value$81,800 
Occupied3,29774.1%
Vacant1,15425.9%
Owned2,72982.8%
Rented56817.2%
Median Rent$665 
Single-Family Units2,94866.2%
    Detached2,93666.0%
    Attached120.3%
Buldings with 5+ Units861.9%
Mobile Homes1,31229.5%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Jenkins County, GA

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0002758.3%
$10,000 to $14,9992728.2%
$15,000 to $19,99951215.5%
$20,000 to $24,9993089.3%
$25,000 to $29,9991685.1%
$30,000 to $34,9992597.9%
$35,000 to $39,9992226.7%
$40,000 to $44,999922.8%
$45,000 to $49,9991554.7%
$50,000 to $59,9991685.1%
$60,000 to $74,9991675.1%
$75,000 to $99,9992537.7%
$100,000 to $124,9992266.9%
$125,000 to $149,9991223.7%
$150,000 to $199,999912.8%
$200,000 or more70.2%
Median Household Income31,463 
Per Capita Income19,360 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state76 
Compared to U.S.72 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI54816.6%
Public Assistance832.5%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps69421.0%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed2,49649.3%
Unemployed1523.0%
In Armed Forces00.0%
Total Labor Force2,64852.2%
Not in Labor Force2,42047.8%
Real Unemployment Rate 50.7%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector67376946.7%
Non-Profit587842.6%
Self-Employed60213381.9%
Local Government11824033.0%
State Government3616218.2%
Federal Government0710.0%
Total Private + Self1,27590258.6%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.21255127.8%
Total1,4871,45350.6%
Pct. Govt.21.3%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts32110.9%
Sales and Office Occupations91931.3%
Professional, Technical50117.0%
Service Occupations2388.1%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing582.0%
All others96132.7%
White Collar 59.2%
Industry
 Number%
Retail trade40213.7%
Educational services38713.2%
Transportation and warehousing34811.8%
Other services33311.3%
Finance and insurance2287.8%
Health care and social assistance2237.6%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting2177.4%
Construction1515.1%
Manufacturing1424.8%
Accommodation and food services1214.1%
Public administration1113.8%
Professional, scientific, technical712.4%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.551.9%
Utilities471.6%
Information421.4%
Real estate and rental and leasing421.4%
Wholesale trade200.7%

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

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican2562.94%
Puerto Rican1001.15%
Cuban00.00%
Dominican00.00%
Total Central American2923.35%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan2773.18%
Honduran150.17%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian00.00%
Salvadoran00.00%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American60.07%
Argentinean00.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian60.07%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian00.00%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan00.00%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic00.00%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Filipino20.02%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English7,97594.5%
Spanish4545.4%
Other Asian90.1%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
English89310.3%
American8249.5%
Irish4705.4%
German2562.9%
European1321.5%
Italian1211.4%
Scotch-Irish730.8%
Scandinavian510.6%
Yugoslavian340.4%
French310.4%
Dutch300.3%
Greek280.3%
Scottish270.3%
British220.3%
Hungarian150.2%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen8,55598.3%
Not a citizen1491.7%
Native8,51097.8%
Foreign-born1942.2%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Jenkins County, GA

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
373 5.6%846 12.8%2,936 44.4%1,854 28.1%326 4.9%272 4.1%
  Average years of education: 12.1
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 373 5.6%
9-12 Years 846 12.8%
H.S. Grad or GED 2,936 44.4%
Some College 1,854 28.1%
Bach. Degree 326 4.9%
Grad Degree 272 4.1%
Average years of education: 12.1

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


Historical Labor Force Data for Jenkins County, GA

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 3,556 3,210 346 9.7% 5.4%
1991 3,676 3,474 202 5.5% 5.3%
1992 3,909 3,676 233 6.0% 6.6%
1993 3,927 3,694 233 5.9% 5.7%
1994 3,903 3,697 206 5.3% 5.1%
1995 4,213 3,864 349 8.3% 4.8%
1996 4,286 4,086 200 4.7% 4.6%
1997 4,649 4,391 258 5.5% 4.5%
1998 4,544 4,299 245 5.4% 4.2%
1999 4,502 4,299 203 4.5% 3.8%
2000 3,707 3,513 194 5.2% 3.5%
2001 3,541 3,319 222 6.3% 4.1%
2002 3,410 3,166 244 7.2% 5.3%
2003 3,428 3,201 227 6.6% 5.1%
2004 3,303 3,084 219 6.6% 5.1%
2005 3,512 3,289 223 6.3% 5.7%
2006 3,568 3,358 210 5.9% 5.1%
2007 3,338 3,019 319 9.6% 4.9%
2008 2,878 2,393 485 16.9% 6.8%
2009 2,740 2,182 558 20.4% 10.4%
2010 3,239 2,741 498 15.4% 10.7%
2011 3,198 2,743 455 14.2% 10.1%
2012 3,350 2,896 454 13.6% 9.0%
2013 3,318 2,911 407 12.3% 8.1%
2014 3,256 2,930 326 10.0% 7.1%
2015 3,071 2,811 260 8.5% 6.1%
2016 3,163 2,921 242 7.7% 5.4%
2017 3,196 2,978 218 6.8% 4.8%
2018 3,188 3,015 173 5.4% 4.0%
2019 3,209 3,043 166 5.2% 3.5%
2020 3,178 2,978 200 6.3% 6.5%
2021 3,192 3,040 152 4.8% 3.9%
2022 3,324 3,183 141 4.2% 3.0%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com