Tifton, GA has a population of 16,691 and is the 2,563rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,323 per sq mi which is 693% higher than the Georgia average and 1361% higher than the national average. The median age in Tifton is 29 which is approximately 19% lower than the Georgia average of 36. In Tifton, 39% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 84% speak English and 13% speak Spanish. 78% of Tifton residents were born in Georgia, 16% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 6% were foreign born.