Grady County, GA Demographics

The total population of Grady County is estimated to be 26,075 with 12,816 males (49.15%) and 13,259 females (50.85%). There are 443 more females than males in Grady County.
The median household income in Grady County was $51,582 in 2021, which marked an a decrease of 2,862(5.26%) from $54,444 in 2020. This income is 69.14% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Grady County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $73,612. Overall, the median household income for the county of Grady County stands at $51,582.
In Grady County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $35,653 for males and $22,484 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $46,917 for males and $46,375 for females.
In Grady County, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 4 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Two or More Races households have the highest median household income at $77,234, while Black or African American households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $29,923.
In 2022, the population of Grady County was 26,008, a 0.50% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Grady County's population was 25,879, a decline of 1.31% compared to a population of 26,222 in 2020.
The median age in Grady County, GA is 39.4, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 20.26% were under the age of 15, 17.53% aged 15 to 29, 43.94% aged 30 to 64, 16.00% aged 65 to 84, and 2.28% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Grady County population: 64.80% are White, 28.44% are Black or African American, 0.66% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.38% are Asian, 0.93% are some other race and 4.80% are multiracial.