Jones County, GA Demographics

The total population of Jones County is estimated to be 28,382 with 13,905 males (48.99%) and 14,477 females (51.01%). There are 572 more females than males in Jones County.
The median household income in Jones County was $66,693 in 2021, which marked an a decrease of 4,747(6.64%) from $71,440 in 2020. This income is 89.39% 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, Jones County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 25 to 44 years old, at $85,683. Overall, the median household income for the county of Jones County stands at $66,693.
In Jones County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $42,833 for males and $29,064 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $57,529 for males and $44,072 for females.
In Jones 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 $113,926, while Black or African American households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $61,943.
In 2022, the population of Jones County was 28,472, a 0.22% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Jones County's population was 28,409, an increase of 0.04% compared to a population of 28,397 in 2020.
The median age in Jones County, GA is 40.4, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 18.40% were under the age of 15, 18.22% aged 15 to 29, 45.90% aged 30 to 64, 16.06% aged 65 to 84, and 1.43% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Jones County population: 72% are White, 24.41% are Black or African American, 0.06% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.55% are Asian, 0.43% are some other race and 2.54% are multiracial.