What is the current population of Valdosta?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Valdosta is 56,457. Valdosta, Georgia is the 681st largest city in the US.

Valdosta Geography [top]

What county is Valdosta, Georgia in?

Valdosta is located entirely in Lowndes County.

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

Valdosta has an area of 35.8 square miles.

Valdosta Population Facts [top]

What was the peak population of Valdosta?

The current population of Valdosta (56,457) is it's peak population.

How quickly is Valdosta growing?

Valdosta has grown 22.3% since the 2000. Valdosta, Georgia is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 67% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

What is the population density of Valdosta, Georgia?

Valdosta has a population density of 1,521.7 people per square mile.

Valdosta Demographics [top]

What is the voting age population of Valdosta, Georgia?

The total voting age population of Valdosta, Georgia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 42,211. The voting age population is 46.4% male and 53.6% female.

What percentage of Valdosta, Georgia residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 11.4% of the residents of Valdosta are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Valdosta, Georgia?

The racial demographics of Valdosta are 52.9% Black, 40.8% White, 2.8% Other, 1.6% Asian, 1.5% Two or more races, 0.3% American Indian and 0.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 5.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

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

In Valdosta, 32.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 42.3%. On a per-household basis, 23.5% of families are below the poverty line in Valdosta.

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

Among those aged 16 and older, 59.2% of Valdosta residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Valdosta, Georgia residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 84.4% of Valdosta residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 25.7% have a bachelor's degree and 10.6% have a graduate or professional degree.

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

Among Valdosta residents aged 5 and older, 5.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 4.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.8% speak an Asian language.

Valdosta Income & Labor Statistics [top]

What is the unemployment rate in Valdosta, Georgia?

The unemployment rate in Valdosta is 6.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

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

In Valdosta, 17.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Valdosta, Georgia?

The median household income in Valdosta is $32,595.

Valdosta Housing & Rent Statistics [top]

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

In Valdosta, 37.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

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

Renters occupy 62.4% of housing units in Valdosta.

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

Of all the housing units in Valdosta, 4.4% of them were build before 1940.

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

In Valdosta, 21.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 5,200 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Valdosta, Georgia?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Valdosta is $780.

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

In Valdosta, 61.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.

Valdosta Population By Year

Population Graph For Valdosta
Year Population Rank in US
2019 56,457 681
2018 56,426 677
2017 56,085 676
2016 56,474 666
2015 55,724 669
2014 56,595 651
2013 56,481 645
2012 57,597 617
2011 56,041 631
2010 54,518 644
2000 46,148 690
1990 41,073 657

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2000-2019
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US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
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552 Alpharetta 67,213 44.2%
618 Marietta 60,867 -0.9%
679 Smyrna 56,666 27.2%
681 Valdosta 56,457 22.3%
691 Brookhaven 55,554
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990 Milton 39,587 155.0%
1054 Rome 36,716 3.2%
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1078 Peachtree City 36,223 14.1%
1112 East Point 34,875 -13.9%
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1145 Douglasville 33,992 74.6%
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1171 Hinesville 33,273 10.4%
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1250 Lawrenceville 30,834 34.0%
1258 Canton 30,528 259.4%
1267 Chamblee 30,307 217.8%
1268 LaGrange 30,305 14.8%
1285 Stockbridge 29,904 171.0%
1298 Duluth 29,609 28.5%

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