Acworth, Georgia Population 2021

23,188
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Acworth is a city located in Cobb County Georgia. With a 2020 population of 23,188, it is the 46th largest city in Georgia and the 1659th largest city in the United States . Acworth is currently growing at a rate of 0.80% annually and its population has increased by 13.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 20,425 in 2010. Acworth reached it's highest population of 23,188 in 2021. Spanning over 10 miles, Acworth has a population density of 2,581 people per square mile.

The average household income in Acworth is $78,341 with a poverty rate of 9.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,268 per month, and the median house value is $182,900. The median age in Acworth is 35 years, 30.6 years for males, and 37.6 years for females.

Acworth Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Acworth was:

  • White: 63.20%
  • Black or African American: 26.09%
  • Two or more races: 3.64%
  • Other race: 3.36%
  • Asian: 2.97%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.45%
  • Native American: 0.28%
The current population of Acworth, Georgia is 23,188 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 22,633.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 20,425.

Acworth, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,24163.20%
Black or African American5,88026.09%
Two or More Races8213.64%
Some Other Race7583.36%
Asian6692.97%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1020.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native630.28%
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Acworth Population by Race

Acworth Population Pyramid $2021

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Acworth Median Age

35


Total

30.6


Male

37.6


Female

Acworth Adults

There are 16,703 adults, (2,338 of whom are seniors) in Acworth.

Acworth Age Dependency

56.9

Age Dependency Ratio

16.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Acworth Sex Ratio

Female

11,714

51.98%

Male

10,820

48.02%

Acworth Population by Age

Acworth Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Acworth Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.2%23.8%
All63.7%36.3%
Male59.9%40.1%
Non Family52.9%47.1%
Female47.1%52.9%

63.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Acworth Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,3372.763.7
Married4,0743.576.2
Non Family2,8671.3252.9
Female1,1073.3247.1
Male2892.6759.9

3.39

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

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Acworth Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5093.55%
9th to 12th Grade5253.66%
High School Graduate3,40223.72%
Some College3,61025.17%
Associates Degree1,1948.32%
Bachelors Degree3,37623.54%
Graduate Degree1,72712.04%
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Acworth Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Acworth Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,8138,4313,378
Black3,7013,4441,180
Hispanic1,286921264
Other Race41523729
Asian394346160
2+ Races238238140
Islander3636
Native American181818

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Acworth Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,220$50,036$42,250
Less Than 9th Grade$19,816$25,577$11,548
High School Graduate$36,159$34,405$36,386
Some College$40,711$47,240$33,266
Bachelors Degree$50,961$62,776$45,600
Graduate Degree$58,630$98,646$49,635

$45,220

Average Earnings

$50,036

Average Male

$42,250

Average Female

Acworth Earnings by Educational Attainment

Acworth Language by Age

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Acworth Language

75.92% of Acworth residents speak only English, while 24.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.55% of the population.

Acworth Language

Acworth Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,7571,1849.28%
Hispanic2,59837714.51%
Black5,8703385.76%
Multiple82120224.60%
Other7588611.35%
Native631422.22%

9.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.09%

Male Poverty Rate

8.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Acworth

The race most likely to be in poverty in Acworth is Multiple, with 24.60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Acworth is Black, with 5.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.56%.

Acworth Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.08%
High School10.14%
Some College7.19%
Bachelors or Greater2.14%

Acworth Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed24.88%
Male Unemployed13.63%
Male Employed3.97%
Female Employed3.85%

Acworth Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Acworth Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$68,860$78,341
Families$80,170$89,967
Married Families$89,717-
Non Families$42,327$54,510
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Income by Household Type

Acworth Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.0%

Male Marriage Rate

47.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Acworth Married by Age and Sex

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Acworth Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Acworth Marital Status by Race

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Acworth Marital Status

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1,174

Number of Veterans

1,034

Male Veterans

140

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War337
Vietnam323
Second Gulf War211
World War II75
Korea30

Acworth Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54413
65 to 74256
55 to 64227
18 to 34144
75+134

Acworth Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9668.86%
Black1904.28%
Hispanic644.08%
2+ Races185.41%

Acworth Veterans by Race

Acworth Veterans by Education

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3.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Acworth Veterans by Education

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70.7%

Labor Force Participation

66.7%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Acworth Employment by Age

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Acworth Employment by Race

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Acworth Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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42.58%

Born in Acworth

84.17%

Native Born

15.83%

Foreign Born

6.72%

Non Citizen

9.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.17% of Acworth residents were born in the United States, with 42.58% having been born in Georgia. 6.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Acworth Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202123,1881850.80%
202023,0031850.81%
201922,8181850.82%
201822,633-4-0.02%
201722,6371420.63%
201622,4953911.77%
201522,1042531.16%
201421,8513341.55%
201321,5172661.25%
201221,2514772.30%
201120,7742211.08%
201020,5537,1314.35%
200013,4228,90311.50%
19904,5198712.16%
19803,648-281-0.74%
19703,9290.00%

Acworth Population by Year