Georgia Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

What is the population of Georgia?

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There are 10,625,615 residents in Georgia, with a median age of 37.1. Of this, 48.86% are males and 51.14% are females. US-born citizens make up 88.23% of the resident pool in Georgia, while non-US-born citizens account for 6.31%. Additionally, 5.46% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 9,040,081 people in Georgia currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 10,625,615 1.0%
Male Population 5,191,616 1.5%
Female Population 5,433,999 0.6%
Male population 48.86%
Female population 51.14%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 37.1 0.5%
Citizen US Born 9,375,016 0.8%
Citizen not US Born 670,815 5.6%
Not Citizen 579,784 -0.5%
Citizen US Born 88.23%
Citizen not US Born 6.31%
Not Citizen 5.46%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 50,010 -11.4%
Moved from Same County 652,277 -4.4%
Moved from Same State 489,980 -0.5%
Moved from Different State 277,486 -0.2%
Same House as Last Year 9,040,081 1.7%
Moved from Abroad 0.48%
Moved from Same County 6.21%
Moved from Same State 4.66%
Moved from Different State 2.64%
Same House as Last Year 86.02%

What are the employment statistics in Georgia?

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White-collar workers make up 76.7% of the working population in Georgia, while blue-collar employees account for 23.3%. There are also 501,164 entrepreneurs in Georgia (10.06% of the workforce); 3,464,803 workers employed in private companies (69.52%); and 710,978 people working in governmental institutions (14.27%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 3,822,780 1.7%
Blue Collar 1,160,973 0.9%
White Collar 76.7%
Blue Collar 23.3%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 501,164 3.1%
Private Companies 3,464,803 1.1%
Governmental Workers 710,978 1.4%
Not for Profit Companies 306,808 3.4%
Self Employees 10.06%
Private Companies 69.52%
Governmental Workers 14.27%
Not for Profit Companies 6.16%

How many households are there in Georgia?

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There are a total of 3,885,371 households in Georgia, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 66.72% of these Georgia households, while non-family units account for the remaining 33.28%. Additionally, 32.79% of households have children and 67.21% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 3,885,371 1.4%
Average People Per Household 3 -0.4%
Family Households 2,592,437 1.1%
Non-family Households 1,292,934 2.2%
Family Households 66.72%
Non-family Households 33.28%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 1,274,206 0.3%
Households without Children 2,611,165 2.0%
Households with Children 32.79%
Households without Children 67.21%

What are the median and average incomes in Georgia?

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The average annual household income in Georgia is $91,082, while the median household income sits at $65,030 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $68,527, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $78,375. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $36,088 and $47,881, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $91,082 6.3%
Median Household Income $65,030 6.2%
People below Poverty Level 1,415,616 -1.2%
People above Poverty Level 8,828,590 1.6%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Georgia?

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There are 4,375,039 housing units in Georgia, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1990. Of the 3,885,371 occupied housing units in Georgia, 64.52% are owner-occupied, while 35.48% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 64.63% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $226,600. In general, housing costs reach $1,117 per month in Georgia.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 4,375,039 1.1%
Median Year Built 1990 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 180,600 -0.7%
Built between 1940 and 1949 112,286 -1.5%
Built between 1950 and 1959 251,792 -1.5%
Built between 1960 and 1969 364,535 -0.7%
Built between 1970 and 1979 580,288 -0.7%
Built between 1980 and 1989 709,430 -0.4%
Built between 1990 and 1999 873,428 -2.0%
Built between 2000 and 2009 916,563 0.6%
Built between 2010 and 2019 375,698 N/A
Built in 2020 or Later 10,419 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 3,885,371 1.4%
Owner Occupied 2,506,873 2.2%
Renter Occupied 1,378,498 0.1%
Owner Occupied 64.52%
Renter Occupied 35.48%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 1,620,298 2.4%
Without Mortgage 886,575 1.9%
Median Value with Mortgage $226,600 8.5%
Median Value without Mortgage $166,800 6.1%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,117 5.8%
With Mortgage 64.63%
Without Mortgage 35.37%

What is the level of education in Georgia?

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Approximately 36.17% of the population in Georgia holds a high school degree (that's 2,927,373 residents), while 21.98% have attained a college certificate (1,983,294 locals) and 18.82% have a bachelor's degree (1,522,915 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 326,764 -0.7%
Some High School 2,927,373 -0.2%
Some College 1,983,294 0.7%
Associate Degree 621,379 3.0%
Bachelor's Degree 1,522,915 3.5%
Graduate Degree 915,827 3.8%
No High School 4.04%
Some High School 36.17%
Some College 21.98%
Associate Degree 7.68%
Bachelor's Degree 18.82%
Graduate Degree 11.32%

What is the marital status of Georgia residents?

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A total of 2,980,923 people in Georgia have never been married (which represents 34.9% of the total population), while 4,152,765 of them are wedded (48.62%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 178,090 (2.09%) and 958,597 (11.22%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 2,980,923 2.4%
Married 4,152,765 0.4%
Separated 178,090 -1.2%
Widowed 448,819 -1.9%
Divorced 958,597 1.6%
Never Married 34.9%
Married 48.62%
Separated 2.09%
Widowed 5.25%
Divorced 11.22%

What are the most common means of transportation in Georgia?

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The top three means of transportation people in Georgia use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 4,189,762 residents commute by car, 68,099 prefer going to work by walking and 55,337 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 4,189,762 -0.8%
Bus or TrolleyBus 55,337 -14.3%
Subway or Elevated 3,229 N/A
Railroad 1,334 -1.1%
Ferryboat 785 28.1%
Bicycle 9,448 -8.6%
Motorcycle 5,298 -4.5%
TaxiCab 17,920 1.4%
Walk 68,099 -4.7%

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2021 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.