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Georgia Demographics

Georgia Demographics

Demographics of Georgia

In 2007, the state of Georgia had an expected populace of 9,544,750 which was actually an amplification of 180,809 from the preceding year, and an amplification of 1,177,125 from the year 2000. This consists of a normal augmentation ever since the previous survey of 438,939 people (i.e. to say 410,475 deaths subtracted from 849,414 births) and an addition from total real relocation of 606,673 inhabitants into the state. Migration from the foreign lands lead to a total addition of 228,415 inhabitants, and relocation inside the United States generated a total addition of 378,258 citizens.

The state was ranked sixth in the nation for prohibited settlers. There were 35,000 unlawful migrations in the year of 1990; the number increased more than twice from January 2000 to January 2009, to become 480,000.
There were 743,000 senior citizens in 2009.

Georgia Population

As per the United States population survey, the population of Georgia is as under:
65% are White,
30% are Black,
2.8% are Asian American,
1.2% are multiracial,
0.7% are American Indian or Alaskan Native,
0.1% are Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander.
In addition, 7% are of Hispanic or Latino descendents.

Until 2005, 90% of Georgian inhabitants of 5 years age and above conversed only in English with each other and 5.6% conversed in Spanish. French is the third widely spoken language at 0.9%, trailed by German at 0.8% and Vietnamese at 0.6%. Until 2004, 7.7% of the population of Georgia was recorded as less than 5 years of age, 26.4% of it was less than 18 years of age, and 9.6% of the population was of the age of 65 or older. In addition, till 2004, approximately 50.6 % of the population was made up of females and African Americans contributed approximately 29.6% in the population size.

Previously, approximately half of the population of Georgia consisted of the African Americans who, earlier than the Civil War, were approximately wholly incarcerated. The mmense Migration of the number of blacks from the non-urban Southern regions to the business regions of North during the time period of 1914 of 1970 lessened the number of citizens belonging to the African American race. This number of inhabitants has increased ever since, with a few of the African Americans coming back to the state for searching the new job prospects. These days, African Americans continue to be the most densely inhabited race in a lot of non urban states of the central Georgia, east central Georgia, states in the south west Georgia, and Low Country Georgia, in addition to the city of Atlanta and the southern suburban locations thereof. In accordance with the population survey estimations, Georgia has been ranked third in the list of states in the context of the percent of the total inhabitants that belong to the race of African American (First is Mississippi and second is Louisiana) and it is also ranked third in the number of Black inhabitants following the New York City and Florida. Georgia was the state with the major arithmetical augmentation in the number of black inhabitants from 2006 to 2007 with 84,000 being the figure.

The regal establishments of the big numbers of Scotch-Irish Americans in the hilly regions and the plateau regions of eastern United States, and establishments by the length of the coasts by a few English Americans and African Americans, have a robust impact on the way of life of the state of Georgia in the terms of foodstuffs, languages and choice of music.

The presence of Africans who were brought to coastal regions in the 18th century constantly from rice cultivating districts of West Africa showed the way to the expansion of Gullah-Geechee lingo and ethnicity in the Low Country amongst the African Americans. They have an exclusive legacy in which African customs of foods, religion, faiths and ethnicity were sustained further than in any other regions. During the expansions of South, the customs and traditions, their way of preparing food turned out to be an essential ingredient of all Southern food preparation in the Low Country.

Georgia is ranked at the second position in the terms of rapidly increasing Asian inhabitants in the United States for the time period of 1990 to 2000, more than the double in magnitude all through the ten year time phase.

Georgia Religion

Like most of the other Southern states of the United States, most of the citizens of Georgia are Protestant Christians. On the basis of religion, the inhabitants of Georgia can be classified as under:
70% are Protestant Christians
24% are Baptist
12% are Methodist
3% are Presbyterian
3% are Pentecostal
12% are Catholic
3% are Others
13% do not follow any religion
Georgia contributes towards the Protestant legacy like a number of the states of South Eastern United States.

The biggest religion ranked according to the number of devotees in the year of 2000 was the Southern Baptist Convention with 1,719,484 devotees; the United Methodist Church having 570,674 devotees; and the Catholic Church having 374,185 devotees.

Georgia Demographics Statistics

Georgia Population: 4,615,807 (July 2009 est.)

Georgia Age Structure:

  • 0–14 years: 16.1% (male 395,929/female 345,071)
  • 15–64 years: 67.6% (male 1,503,360/female 1,616,234)
  • 65 years and over: 16.4% (male 302,103/female 453,110) (2009 est.)

Georgia Median Age:

  • total: 38.6 years
  • male: 36.1 years
  • female: 41 years (2009 est.)

Georgia Population Growth Rate: -0.325% (2009 est.)

Georgia Birth Rate: 12,9 births/1,000 population (2008 est.)

Georgia Death Rate: 9,8 deaths/1,000 population (2008 est.)

Georgia Net Migration Rate: -4.26 migrants/1,000 population (2009 est.)

Georgia Sex Ratio:

  • at birth: 1.13 male(s)/female
  • under 15 years: 1.15 male(s)/female
  • 15–64 years: 0.93 male(s)/female
  • 65 years and over: 0.67 male(s)/female
  • total population: 0.91 male(s)/female (2009 est.)

Georgia Infant Mortality Rate:

  • total: 16.22 deaths/1,000 live births
  • male: 18.21 deaths/1,000 live births
  • female: 13.97 deaths/1,000 live births (2009 est.)

Georgia Life Expectancy at Birth:

  • total population: 76.72 years
  • male: 73.41 years
  • female: 80.45 years (2009 est.)

Georgia Total Fertility Rate: 1.44 children born/woman (2009 est.)

Georgia HIV/AIDS

  • adult prevalence rate: less than 0.1% (2007 est.)
  • people living with HIV/AIDS: 2,700 (2007 est.)
  • deaths: less than 200 (2003 est.)

Georgia Nationality:

  • noun: Georgian(s)
  • adjective: Georgian

Georgia Languages: Georgian 71% (official), Russian 9%, Armenian 7%, Azeri 6%, other 7%

Georgia Literacy:, age 15 and over can read and write

  • total population: 100%
  • male: 100%
  • female: 100% (2004 est.)

Georgia Ethnic Groups

Nationality 1979 1989 2002
Georgians 68.8 73.7 83.7
Abkhazians 1.7
Azerbaijanis 5.1 6.4 6.5
Armenians 9.0 7.5 5.7
Russians 7.4 5.5 1.5
Ossetians 3.2 2.1 0.9
Kurds and Yezids 0.5 0.7 0.5
Greeks 1.9 1.8 0.3
Ukrainians 0.9 0.8 0.2
Other 1.5 1.5 0.7
Total Population 5,014,800 4,789,326 4,369,579

Georgia Race, Language and Age

Demographics of Georgia (csv)
By Race White Black AIAN* Asian NHPI*
2000 (total population) 68.34% 29.38% 0.66% 2.46% 0.12%
2000 (Hispanic only) 4.82% 0.39% 0.10% 0.05% 0.03%
2005 (total population) 67.00% 30.29% 0.67% 3.01% 0.14%
2005 (Hispanic only) 6.57% 0.43% 0.12% 0.07% 0.04%
Growth 2000–05 (total population) 8.65% 14.23% 11.72% 36.02% 25.41%
Growth 2000–05 (non-Hispanic only) 5.43% 14.12% 7.43% 35.82% 21.99%
Growth 2000–05 (Hispanic only) 50.99% 22.30% 36.34% 45.53% 36.55%

Georgia Historical Population

Historical Populations
Census Pop.  
1790 82,548  
1800 162,686   97.1%
1810 251,407   54.5%
1820 340,989   35.6%
1830 516,823   51.6%
1840 691,392   33.8%
1850 906,185   31.1%
1860 1,057,286   16.7%
1870 1,184,109   12.0%
1880 1,542,181   30.2%
1890 1,837,353   19.1%
1900 2,216,331   20.6%
1910 2,609,121   17.7%
1920 2,895,832   11.0%
1930 2,908,506   0.4%
1940 3,123,723   7.4%
1950 3,444,578   10.3%
1960 3,943,116   14.5%
1970 4,589,575   16.4%
1980 5,463,105   19.0%
1990 6,478,216   18.6%
2000 8,186,453   26.4%
Est. 2009 9,829,211   20.1%

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