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Lanier County, GA


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

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2022 population: 10,171   ( 93 from 2010)
Land area: 196.5 square miles
Population density: 51.8 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:6,653 65.41% 3.6%
Black:2,22721.90% 5.9%
Indian:480.47% 26.3%
Asian:1261.24% 21.2%
2+ races:2602.56% 26.8%
Hispanic:8578.43% 85.9%
Total non-White:3,51834.59% 10.7%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:314 15.9
Deaths:24712.5
Net Migration: 1527.7
Net Immigration: 773.9
Change in White population:-246 -2.4
Change in Non-White pop.:339 3.4




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
10,078
6,89968.46%
2,36723.49%
380.38%
1041.03%
2052.03%
4614.57%
3,17931.54%

2000
7,241
5,12270.74%
1,84525.48%
350.48%
290.40%
781.08%
1261.74%
2,11929.26%

1990
5,531
4,01572.59%
1,46526.49%
100.18%
00.00%
n/a
410.74%
1,51627.41%

1980
5,654
4,24074.99%
1,37724.35%
20.04%
50.09%
n/a
300.53%
1,41425.01%

1970
5,031
3,51269.81%
1,50229.85%
20.04%
30.06%
n/a
120.24%
1,519 30.19%

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

2000's
NumberRate
1,039 14.3
6438.9
77410.7
320.4
1,777 24.5
1,060 14.6
1990's
NumberRate
829 15.0
67012.1
1,32524.0
430.8
1,107 20.0
603 10.9
1980's
NumberRate
1,003 17.7
580 10.3
-467 -8.3
n/a
-225 -4.0
102 1.8
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
133 2.6
n/a
728 14.5
-105 -2.1

Age, Family & Household Data for Lanier 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
36.5
2,266 22.3%
7,905 77.7%
1,441 14.2%
3,544
2.73
2,569 72.5%
1,747 68.0%
313 12.2%
975 27.5%

2010
NumberPercent
33.4
2,768 27.5%
7,310 72.5%
1,104 11.0%
3,608
2.72
2,626 72.8%
1,876 71.4%
323 12.3%
982 27.2%

2000
NumberPercent
33.4
1,978 27.3%
5,263 72.7%
761 10.5%
2,609
2.67
1,948 74.7%
1,484 76.2%
202 10.4%
661 25.3%

1990
NumberPercent
31.5
1,586 28.7%
3,945 71.3%
655 11.8%
1,972
2.77
1,528 77.5%
1,111 72.7%
179 11.7%
444 22.5%

1980
NumberPercent
27.7
1,965 34.8%
3,689 65.2%
685 12.1%
1,773
3.15
1,409 79.5%
1,200 85.2%
91 6.5%
364 20.5%

2022 Housing Data for Lanier County, GA

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units4,119 
Median Value$150,200 
Occupied3,54486.0%
Vacant57514.0%
Owned2,38667.3%
Rented1,15832.7%
Median Rent$813 
Single-Family Units2,61663.5%
    Detached2,61663.5%
    Attached00.0%
Buldings with 5+ Units631.5%
Mobile Homes1,40334.1%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Lanier County, GA

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,00048613.7%
$10,000 to $14,9991955.5%
$15,000 to $19,9992035.7%
$20,000 to $24,9992156.1%
$25,000 to $29,9992487.0%
$30,000 to $34,9992376.7%
$35,000 to $39,9991895.3%
$40,000 to $44,9991704.8%
$45,000 to $49,999892.5%
$50,000 to $59,9992797.9%
$60,000 to $74,9992186.2%
$75,000 to $99,9993128.8%
$100,000 to $124,9992787.8%
$125,000 to $149,9992256.3%
$150,000 to $199,9991053.0%
$200,000 or more952.7%
Median Household Income39,971 
Per Capita Income22,128 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state79 
Compared to U.S.75 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI2266.4%
Public Assistance762.1%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps60317.0%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed3,05250.8%
Unemployed661.1%
In Armed Forces3305.5%
Total Labor Force3,44857.4%
Not in Labor Force2,55542.6%
Real Unemployment Rate 43.7%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector1,1531,23748.2%
Non-Profit528039.4%
Self-Employed2455980.6%
Local Government10728727.2%
State Government122245.1%
Federal Government224234.4%
Total Private + Self1,3981,29651.9%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.19363323.4%
Total1,5911,92945.2%
Pct. Govt.19.7%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts3459.8%
Sales and Office Occupations67319.1%
Professional, Technical67019.0%
Service Occupations87224.8%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing371.1%
All others96127.3%
White Collar 47.9%
Industry
 Number%
Educational services53815.3%
Health care and social assistance52214.8%
Retail trade41311.7%
Construction3048.6%
Manufacturing2878.2%
Accommodation and food services2707.7%
Public administration2126.0%
Other services1975.6%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.1895.4%
Transportation and warehousing1404.0%
Professional, scientific, technical862.4%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting842.4%
Finance and insurance782.2%
Real estate and rental and leasing752.1%
Wholesale trade702.0%
Utilities371.1%
Information190.5%

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

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican870.87%
Puerto Rican290.29%
Cuban170.17%
Dominican00.00%
Total Central American2312.32%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan1971.98%
Honduran340.34%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian00.00%
Salvadoran00.00%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American2452.46%
Argentinean00.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian1711.72%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian740.74%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan00.00%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic1191.19%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Korean820.82%
Indian500.50%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English8,46990.8%
Spanish5736.1%
Korean1341.4%
German, other Germanic880.9%
Other Indo-European500.5%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic120.1%
Other50.1%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
Irish1,11111.2%
English7257.3%
German6496.5%
American5966.0%
Italian2562.6%
European1591.6%
Dutch1371.4%
Scottish1331.3%
Greek1081.1%
Polish890.9%
Portuguese880.9%
Welsh760.8%
Norwegian670.7%
Scotch-Irish570.6%
French410.4%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen9,62496.6%
Not a citizen3403.4%
Native9,35693.9%
Foreign-born6086.1%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Lanier County, GA

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
338 5.1%528 8.0%2,694 41.0%1,799 27.4%744 11.3%466 7.1%
  Average years of education: 12.8
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 338 5.1%
9-12 Years 528 8.0%
H.S. Grad or GED 2,694 41.0%
Some College 1,799 27.4%
Bach. Degree 744 11.3%
Grad Degree 466 7.1%
Average years of education: 12.8

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


Historical Labor Force Data for Lanier County, GA

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 2,506 2,390 116 4.6% 5.4%
1991 2,571 2,463 108 4.2% 5.3%
1992 2,645 2,506 139 5.3% 6.6%
1993 2,713 2,573 140 5.2% 5.7%
1994 2,795 2,695 100 3.6% 5.1%
1995 2,922 2,807 115 3.9% 4.8%
1996 3,213 3,041 172 5.4% 4.6%
1997 3,426 3,309 117 3.4% 4.5%
1998 3,544 3,442 102 2.9% 4.2%
1999 3,583 3,442 141 3.9% 3.8%
2000 3,317 3,155 162 4.9% 3.5%
2001 3,270 3,130 140 4.3% 4.1%
2002 3,439 3,283 156 4.5% 5.3%
2003 3,651 3,513 138 3.8% 5.1%
2004 3,662 3,520 142 3.9% 5.1%
2005 3,815 3,653 162 4.2% 5.7%
2006 3,974 3,809 165 4.2% 5.1%
2007 4,044 3,881 163 4.0% 4.9%
2008 4,211 3,947 264 6.3% 6.8%
2009 4,142 3,748 394 9.5% 10.4%
2010 3,885 3,468 417 10.7% 10.7%
2011 3,944 3,533 411 10.4% 10.1%
2012 3,896 3,537 359 9.2% 9.0%
2013 3,837 3,511 326 8.5% 8.1%
2014 3,787 3,480 307 8.1% 7.1%
2015 3,740 3,486 254 6.8% 6.1%
2016 3,828 3,604 224 5.9% 5.4%
2017 3,882 3,682 200 5.2% 4.8%
2018 3,799 3,627 172 4.5% 4.0%
2019 3,781 3,627 154 4.1% 3.5%
2020 3,723 3,529 194 5.2% 6.5%
2021 3,817 3,668 149 3.9% 3.9%
2022 3,783 3,653 130 3.4% 3.0%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com