What is the current population of Tifton?

Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Tifton is 17,235. Tifton, Georgia is the 2,121st largest city in the US.

Tifton Geography [top]

What county is Tifton, Georgia in?

Tifton is located entirely in Tift County.

What is the size of Tifton, Georgia in square miles?

Tifton has an area of 12.5 square miles.

Tifton Population Facts [top]

What was the peak population of Tifton?

The peak population of Tifton was in 2020, when its population was 17,240. In 2020, Tifton was the 2,104th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,121st largest city in the US. Tifton is currently 0.0% smaller than it was in 2020.

How quickly is Tifton growing?

Tifton has grown 9.5% since the 2000. Tifton, Georgia's growth is about average. 51% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What is the population density of Tifton, Georgia?

Tifton has a population density of 1,309 people per square mile.

Tifton Demographics [top]

What is the voting age population of Tifton, Georgia?

The total voting age population of Tifton, Georgia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 11,468. The voting age population is 44.1% male and 55.9% female.

What percentage of Tifton, Georgia residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 12.1% of the residents of Tifton are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Tifton, Georgia?

The racial demographics of Tifton are 59.3% White, 32.0% Black, 4.5% Other, 2.7% Asian and 1.4% Two or more races. Additionally, 12.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Tifton, Georgia residents are below the poverty line?

In Tifton, 35.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 56.3%. On a per-household basis, 29.2% of families are below the poverty line in Tifton.

What percentage of Tifton, Georgia residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 57.2% of Tifton residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Tifton, Georgia residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 79.7% of Tifton residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 16.3% have a bachelor's degree and 6.9% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Tifton, Georgia residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Tifton residents aged 5 and older, 15.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 11.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.2% speak an Asian language.

Tifton Income & Labor Statistics [top]

What is the unemployment rate in Tifton, Georgia?

The unemployment rate in Tifton is 2.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Tifton, Georgia residents work for the government?

In Tifton, 11.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Tifton, Georgia?

The median household income in Tifton is $38,316.

Tifton Housing & Rent Statistics [top]

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Tifton, Georgia?

In Tifton, 38.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Tifton, Georgia?

Renters occupy 61.9% of housing units in Tifton.

What percentage of Tifton, Georgia housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Tifton, 4.9% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Tifton, Georgia housing units were built after 2000?

In Tifton, 11.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 750 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Tifton, Georgia?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Tifton is $716.

What percentage of households in Tifton, Georgia have broadband internet?

In Tifton, 59.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.

Tifton Population By Year

Population Graph For Tifton
Year Population Rank in US
2021 17,235 2,121
2020 17,240 2,104
2019 16,838 2,106
2018 16,715 2,103
2017 16,733 2,092
2016 16,836 2,066
2015 16,725 2,065
2014 16,701 2,056
2013 16,405 2,072
2012 16,672 2,034
2011 16,783 2,018
2010 16,350 2,039
2000 15,734 1,923
1990 14,557 1,825

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US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
2111 Murray, Kentucky 17,311 13.5%
2112 Danville, Kentucky 17,303 11.7%
2113 Rancho Mirage, California 17,303 29.3%
2114 Firestone, Colorado 17,299 662.4%
2115 Heber, Utah 17,290 128.4%
2116 Dallas, Oregon 17,285 37.7%
2117 Graham, North Carolina 17,273 30.5%
2118 Hinsdale, Illinois 17,273 -1.0%
2119 Amesbury Town, Massachusetts 17,269
2120 Fort Thomas, Kentucky 17,264 4.7%
2121 Tifton, Georgia 17,235 9.5%
2122 Cortland, New York 17,220 -7.9%
2123 Millbrook, Alabama 17,217 52.6%
2124 Aberdeen, Washington 17,191 4.6%
2125 Wixom, Michigan 17,185 28.5%
2126 Kaukauna, Wisconsin 17,170 31.0%
2127 Truckee, California 17,168 22.5%
2128 Milledgeville, Georgia 17,165 -8.9%
2129 Morton, Illinois 17,133 10.8%
2130 Glenn Heights, Texas 17,127 132.0%
2131 Sunland Park, New Mexico 17,121 27.9%

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US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
1162 Dalton 34,285 21.0%
1184 Statesboro 33,399 45.7%
1189 Kennesaw 33,049 54.3%
1242 Duluth 31,864 38.3%
1256 LaGrange 31,551 19.5%
1294 Lawrenceville 30,516 32.6%
1299 McDonough 30,356 256.5%
1317 Chamblee 29,781 212.3%
1343 Stockbridge 29,163 164.3%
1416 Carrollton 27,493 37.4%
1425 Union City 27,359 128.2%
1446 Pooler 26,930 293.1%
1538 Sugar Hill 25,259 115.2%
1586 Decatur 24,569 34.6%
1647 Griffin 23,643 2.5%
1666 Cartersville 23,222 44.1%
1718 Acworth 22,284 57.8%
1732 Perry 22,029 115.0%
1740 Suwanee 21,918 118.5%
1818 Snellville 20,753 20.5%
1888 Forest Park 19,798 -7.6%
1928 Fayetteville 19,284 69.2%
1946 Kingsland 19,075 75.5%
1963 Thomasville 18,867 3.5%
1969 Winder 18,825 79.3%
2003 St. Marys 18,521 24.3%
2063 Villa Rica 17,830 295.6%
2070 Buford 17,683 57.6%
2074 Norcross 17,642 109.1%
2082 Richmond Hill 17,556 152.7%
2088 Conyers 17,508 51.0%
2092 Holly Springs 17,473 385.2%
2109 Calhoun 17,318 60.4%
2121 Tifton 17,235 9.5%
2128 Milledgeville 17,165 -8.9%
2135 Powder Springs 17,083 32.4%
2192 Fairburn 16,597 165.9%
2193 Grovetown 16,566 168.3%
2233 Dublin 16,121 -0.2%
2246 Americus 15,989 -6.5%
2320 Monroe 15,264 32.6%
2327 Lilburn 15,168 31.9%
2357 Riverdale 14,912 18.4%
2376 Loganville 14,720 142.1%
2385 Brunswick 14,629 -5.7%
2390 Moultrie 14,587 0.5%
2397 Clarkston 14,538 93.1%
2410 Dallas 14,423 164.1%
2413 Covington 14,391 19.9%
2414 Braselton 14,383 738.6%
2426 Bainbridge 14,292 19.8%
2464 Jefferson 13,986 257.1%
2473 College Park 13,889 -31.5%
2495 Waycross 13,759 -10.5%
2796 Port Wentworth 11,746 260.4%
2797 Douglas 11,727 8.0%
2874 Lovejoy 11,311 351.5%
2921 Rincon 11,016 144.2%
2952 Doraville 10,889 9.7%
2982 Vidalia 10,710 1.4%
3024 Fort Oglethorpe 10,531 47.8%
3088 Garden City 10,306 1.8%
3092 Cedartown 10,270 5.8%
3125 Flowery Branch 10,144 384.6%
3142 Cordele 10,044 -13.5%
3149 Cairo 10,015 8.0%
3178 Jesup 9,899 6.7%
3202 Thomaston 9,761 3.6%
3205 Locust Grove 9,750 260.5%
3325 Toccoa 9,188 -0.9%
3350 Cusseta-Chattahoochee County 9,048 -39.6%
3367 Fitzgerald 8,977 -0.6%
3394 Fort Valley 8,863 6.3%

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