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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Valdosta is 55,567. Valdosta, Georgia is the 711th largest city in the US.
Valdosta is located entirely in Lowndes County.
The current population of Valdosta (55,567) is it's peak population.
Valdosta has grown 20.4% since the 2000. Valdosta, Georgia is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 60% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Valdosta has a population density of 1,521.7 people per square mile.
|706||Port Arthur, Texas||55,724||-3.3%|
|707||New Brunswick, New Jersey||55,708||15.2%|
|709||Apple Valley, Minnesota||55,638||21.1%|
|712||Mount Prospect, Illinois||55,541||-1.1%|
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.
According to the latest census statistics, 11.4% of the residents of Valdosta are 65 or older.
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.
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.
Among those aged 16 and older, 59.2% of Valdosta residents are in the labor force.
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.
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.
The unemployment rate in Valdosta is 6.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Valdosta, 17.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Valdosta is $32,595.
In Valdosta, 37.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 62.4% of housing units in Valdosta.
Of all the housing units in Valdosta, 4.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Valdosta, 21.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 5,200 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Valdosta is $780.
In Valdosta, 61.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.