|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
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 is located entirely in Tift County.
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.
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.
Tifton has a population density of 1,309 people per square mile.
|2117||Graham, North Carolina||17,273||30.5%|
|2119||Amesbury Town, Massachusetts||17,269|
|2120||Fort Thomas, Kentucky||17,264||4.7%|
|2122||Cortland, New York||17,220||-7.9%|
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.
According to the latest census statistics, 12.1% of the residents of Tifton are 65 or older.
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.
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.
Among those aged 16 and older, 57.2% of Tifton residents are in the labor force.
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.
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.
The unemployment rate in Tifton is 2.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Tifton, 11.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Tifton is $38,316.
In Tifton, 38.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 61.9% of housing units in Tifton.
Of all the housing units in Tifton, 4.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Tifton, 11.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 750 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Tifton is $716.
In Tifton, 59.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.