Berrien County Georgia is a Work Ready community and we have the willing workforce to prove it.  Berrien County has access to an ample workforce throughout the region.  A recent survey of Chaparral Boats, Berrien County’s top employer, reveals a loyal workforce.  More than half of Chaparral’s employees have over a decade of service to the company.  Berrien County also has a high concentration of military veterans.


Berrien County Unemployment Rate:           5.4%

Berrien County Workforce:                            7,160

Berrien County Area Workforce:                   111,653


2000 Census:              16,235

2010 Census:              19,235

2025 Estimate:            21,206

70% of the Berrien County population is above the age of 21

The median age is 38

Berrien County is home to more than 1,400 veterans


75.9% of the Berrien County population has a high school diploma or higher

19% have some college or technical school

9.5% have an associate degree

7.4% have a bachelor’s degree