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Lowndes County, GA


Metropolitan Statistical Area: Valdosta, GA
Designated Market Area: Tallahassee-Thomasville, FL-GA
American Communities Project County Type (2023): College Towns

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2022 population: 119,739   ( 10,506 from 2010)
Land area: 497.2 square miles
Population density: 240.8 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:61,782 51.60% 0.9%
Black:44,50737.17% 14.7%
Indian:3390.28% 11.1%
Asian:2,4842.07% 50.3%
2+ races:2,6462.21% 51.7%
Hispanic:7,9816.67% 52.4%
Total non-White:57,95748.40% 20.7%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:3,564 15.1
Deaths:2,61711.1
Net Migration: 4011.7
Net Immigration: 800.3
Change in White population:548 0.5
Change in Non-White pop.:9,958 9.1




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
109,233
61,23456.06%
38,81535.53%
3050.28%
1,6531.51%
1,7441.60%
5,2384.80%
47,99943.94%

2000
92,115
55,99260.78%
31,12833.79%
3050.33%
1,1181.21%
1,0211.11%
2,4472.66%
36,12339.22%

1990
75,981
50,02965.84%
24,16831.81%
3390.45%
5730.75%
n/a
8721.15%
25,95234.16%

1980
67,972
46,22668.01%
20,31429.89%
770.11%
2990.44%
n/a
9341.37%
21,74631.99%

1970
55,112
38,67670.18%
15,98929.01%
230.04%
470.09%
n/a
3320.60%
16,436 29.82%

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

2000's
NumberRate
14,893 16.2
6,7887.4
6,8537.4
2640.3
5,242 5.7
11,876 12.9
1990's
NumberRate
14,237 18.7
6,4248.5
1290.2
5070.7
5,963 7.8
10,171 13.4
1980's
NumberRate
12,728 18.7
5,676 8.4
1,638 2.4
n/a
3,803 5.6
4,206 6.2
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
4,401 8.0
n/a
7,550 13.7
5,310 9.6

Age, Family & Household Data for Lowndes 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
30.9
28,595 23.9%
91,144 76.1%
15,069 12.6%
43,720
2.61
27,182 62.2%
18,482 68.0%
4,219 15.5%
16,538 37.8%

2010
NumberPercent
29.9
26,970 24.7%
82,263 75.3%
10,693 9.8%
39,747
2.59
26,191 65.9%
17,659 67.4%
3,919 15.0%
13,556 34.1%

2000
NumberPercent
30.7
24,032 26.1%
68,083 73.9%
8,375 9.1%
32,660
2.61
22,389 68.6%
15,960 71.3%
3,277 14.6%
10,271 31.4%

1990
NumberPercent
29.1
21,107 27.8%
54,874 72.2%
7,227 9.5%
26,299
2.73
19,190 73.0%
14,511 75.6%
2,359 12.3%
7,109 27.0%

1980
NumberPercent
26.3
21,325 31.4%
46,647 68.6%
5,913 8.7%
22,627
2.89
17,313 76.5%
13,795 79.7%
1,869 10.8%
5,314 23.5%

2022 Housing Data for Lowndes County, GA

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units49,247 
Median Value$177,800 
Occupied43,72088.8%
Vacant5,52711.2%
Owned23,79254.4%
Rented19,92845.6%
Median Rent$951 
Single-Family Units34,93570.9%
    Detached34,15869.4%
    Attached7771.6%
Buldings with 5+ Units6,68413.6%
Mobile Homes4,0698.3%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Lowndes County, GA

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0004,90611.2%
$10,000 to $14,9991,9304.4%
$15,000 to $19,9992,2375.1%
$20,000 to $24,9992,1735.0%
$25,000 to $29,9992,3015.3%
$30,000 to $34,9992,2655.2%
$35,000 to $39,9991,5663.6%
$40,000 to $44,9991,8124.1%
$45,000 to $49,9991,6253.7%
$50,000 to $59,9993,4998.0%
$60,000 to $74,9994,2309.7%
$75,000 to $99,9995,35712.3%
$100,000 to $124,9993,9098.9%
$125,000 to $149,9991,8894.3%
$150,000 to $199,9992,2975.3%
$200,000 or more1,7243.9%
Median Household Income52,821 
Per Capita Income27,553 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state82 
Compared to U.S.78 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI1,9194.4%
Public Assistance7501.7%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps7,43317.0%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed44,44360.6%
Unemployed2,5323.5%
In Armed Forces3,0634.2%
Total Labor Force50,03868.3%
Not in Labor Force23,24231.7%
Real Unemployment Rate 35.2%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector16,95617,14649.7%
Non-Profit8911,64135.2%
Self-Employed2,9081,33068.6%
Local Government1,3452,07439.3%
State Government1,6192,16042.8%
Federal Government1,01364861.0%
Total Private + Self19,86418,47651.8%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.4,8686,52342.7%
Total24,73224,99949.7%
Pct. Govt.17.8%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts5,78911.6%
Sales and Office Occupations12,79225.7%
Professional, Technical10,10020.3%
Service Occupations8,78217.6%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing2760.6%
All others12,33124.8%
White Collar 57.6%
Industry
 Number%
Retail trade7,68515.4%
Health care and social assistance7,08014.2%
Educational services5,36710.8%
Accommodation and food services4,2038.4%
Manufacturing3,5977.2%
Public administration3,1386.3%
Construction3,1296.3%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.2,5775.2%
Professional, scientific, technical2,4014.8%
Transportation and warehousing2,3024.6%
Other services1,8563.7%
Arts, entertainment, recreation1,3322.7%
Wholesale trade1,3032.6%
Finance and insurance1,2992.6%
Real estate and rental and leasing1,1832.4%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting5291.1%
Information4851.0%
Utilities2410.5%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction700.1%
Management170.0%

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

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican3,4342.90%
Puerto Rican1,5501.31%
Cuban5480.46%
Dominican1670.14%
Total Central American5680.48%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan4040.34%
Honduran350.03%
Nicaraguan230.02%
Panamanian730.06%
Salvadoran330.03%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American5120.43%
Argentinean40.00%
Bolivian140.01%
Chilean330.03%
Colombian2770.23%
Ecuadorian510.04%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian180.02%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan1150.10%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic5810.49%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Filipino6410.54%
Korean1980.17%
Vietnamese1950.16%
Indian1680.14%
Thai1590.13%
Chinese1260.11%
Japanese1130.10%
Taiwanese210.02%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English103,43393.7%
Spanish4,2523.9%
Other Indo-European8380.8%
Other4420.4%
Other Asian2770.3%
German, other Germanic2560.2%
Korean2300.2%
Tagalog2220.2%
French, Haitian, Cajun1820.2%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
English9,8628.3%
Irish7,4076.3%
American6,8805.8%
German5,8905.0%
Italian1,8731.6%
Scottish1,8041.5%
European1,4941.3%
French1,1210.9%
Scotch-Irish9220.8%
Polish7920.7%
British5220.4%
African5210.4%
Welsh5150.4%
Dutch4650.4%
French Canadian3170.3%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen116,23398.3%
Not a citizen2,0241.7%
Native114,44096.8%
Foreign-born3,8173.2%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Lowndes County, GA

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
2,271 3.2%4,990 7.1%22,374 31.9%22,175 31.6%11,039 15.7%7,246 10.3%
  Average years of education: 13.3
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 2,271 3.2%
9-12 Years 4,990 7.1%
H.S. Grad or GED 22,374 31.9%
Some College 22,175 31.6%
Bach. Degree 11,039 15.7%
Grad Degree 7,246 10.3%
Average years of education: 13.3

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


Historical Labor Force Data for Lowndes County, GA

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 34,016 32,442 1,574 4.6% 5.4%
1991 34,341 32,938 1,403 4.1% 5.3%
1992 35,579 33,494 2,085 5.9% 6.6%
1993 36,326 34,397 1,929 5.3% 5.7%
1994 37,220 35,618 1,602 4.3% 5.1%
1995 38,014 36,559 1,455 3.8% 4.8%
1996 39,405 37,966 1,439 3.7% 4.6%
1997 41,816 40,147 1,669 4.0% 4.5%
1998 42,974 41,258 1,716 4.0% 4.2%
1999 43,451 41,608 1,843 4.2% 3.8%
2000 43,232 41,319 1,913 4.4% 3.5%
2001 43,450 41,774 1,676 3.9% 4.1%
2002 46,101 44,223 1,878 4.1% 5.3%
2003 48,069 46,250 1,819 3.8% 5.1%
2004 48,816 46,981 1,835 3.8% 5.1%
2005 50,499 48,335 2,164 4.3% 5.7%
2006 52,047 49,871 2,176 4.2% 5.1%
2007 53,602 51,361 2,241 4.2% 4.9%
2008 54,754 51,528 3,226 5.9% 6.8%
2009 53,914 49,118 4,796 8.9% 10.4%
2010 51,165 46,177 4,988 9.7% 10.7%
2011 51,276 46,228 5,048 9.8% 10.1%
2012 52,282 47,580 4,702 9.0% 9.0%
2013 51,035 46,965 4,070 8.0% 8.1%
2014 50,467 46,786 3,681 7.3% 7.1%
2015 49,790 46,796 2,994 6.0% 6.1%
2016 51,312 48,569 2,743 5.3% 5.4%
2017 52,177 49,724 2,453 4.7% 4.8%
2018 51,885 49,739 2,146 4.1% 4.0%
2019 51,690 49,820 1,870 3.6% 3.5%
2020 51,599 48,484 3,115 6.0% 6.5%
2021 51,231 49,132 2,099 4.1% 3.9%
2022 50,565 48,914 1,651 3.3% 3.0%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com