Folkston demographics profile

StatisticFolkstonGeorgiaNational
Population5,21010,099,320318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,24316791
Median age39.936.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)40%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1849%45%43%
Speak English82%86%79%
Speak Spanish17%8%13%
Folkston, GA has a population of 5,210 and is the 6,276th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,243 per sq mi which is 645% higher than the Georgia average and 1272% higher than the national average. The median age in Folkston is 40 which is approximately 10% higher than the Georgia average of 36. In Folkston, 40% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 82% speak English and 17% speak Spanish. 51% of Folkston residents were born in Georgia, 28% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 21% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Folkston is 645% higher than Georgia.
  • The median age in Folkston is 10% higher than Georgia.
  • In Folkston 43.72% of the population is White.
  • In Folkston 44.80% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Folkston 0.67% of the population is Asian.

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Folkston population breakdown by race

RaceFolkstonGeorgiaNational
White43.72%59.80%73.35%
Black or African American44.80%31.17%12.63%
Asian0.67%3.70%5.22%
American Indian1.00%0.29%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race3.99%2.20%3.06%
Other race5.82%2.79%4.75%
In Folkston, 17.6% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Folkston, GA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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