Alpharetta, Georgia Population 2021

69,125
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Alpharetta is a city located in Fulton County Georgia. With a 2020 population of 69,125, it is the 13th largest city in Georgia and the 540th largest city in the United States . Alpharetta is currently growing at a rate of 1.40% annually and its population has increased by 20.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 57,551 in 2010. Alpharetta reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 27 miles, Alpharetta has a population density of 2,570 people per square mile.

The average household income in Alpharetta is $153,808 with a poverty rate of 5.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,451 per month, and the median house value is $422,800. The median age in Alpharetta is 39.6 years, 38.3 years for males, and 40.9 years for females.

Alpharetta Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Alpharettawas:

  • White: 63.33%
  • Asian: 20.35%
  • Black or African American: 12.07%
  • Two or more races: 2.79%
  • Other race: 1.23%
  • Native American: 0.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
The current population of Alpharetta, Georgia is 69,125 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 67,213.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 57,551.

Alpharetta, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White41,53563.33%
Asian13,34520.35%
Black or African American7,91512.07%
Two or More Races1,8332.79%
Some Other Race8101.23%
American Indian and Alaska Native1460.22%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.01%
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Alpharetta Population by Race

Alpharetta Population Pyramid $2021

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Alpharetta Median Age

39.6


Total

38.3


Male

40.9


Female

Alpharetta Adults

There are 48,159 adults, (6,426 of whom are seniors) in Alpharetta.

Alpharetta Age Dependency

57.2

Age Dependency Ratio

15.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Alpharetta Sex Ratio

Female

32,359

49.34%

Male

33,231

50.66%

Alpharetta Population by Age

Alpharetta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Alpharetta Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male40.7%59.3%
Female42%58%
Non Family44.6%55.4%
All66.4%33.6%
Married81.6%18.4%

66.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Alpharetta Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All24,2732.6966.4
Married14,5413.2481.6
Non Family6,6651.2644.6
Female2,2383.1142
Male8293.3440.7

3.18

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

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Alpharetta Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7331.65%
9th to 12th Grade7121.60%
High School Graduate3,9368.86%
Some College6,20913.98%
Associates Degree2,0774.68%
Bachelors Degree18,02740.58%
Graduate Degree12,72628.65%
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Alpharetta Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Alpharetta Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White26,79926,27518,384
Asian9,0188,6747,585
Black4,7864,6582,756
Hispanic3,2832,8421,541
2+ Races723680558
Other Race494428221
Native American747429
Islander666

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 islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Alpharetta Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$71,458$95,327$52,331
Less Than 9th Grade$23,597$23,356$24,554
High School Graduate$32,550$43,081$29,442
Some College$41,015$42,436$37,107
Bachelors Degree$80,830$101,925$60,494
Graduate Degree$96,296$122,551$59,982

$71,458

Average Earnings

$95,327

Average Male

$52,331

Average Female

Alpharetta Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alpharetta Language by Age

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Alpharetta Language

70.91% of Alpharetta residents speak only English, while 29.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 9.97% of the population.

Alpharetta Language

Alpharetta Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White37,1161,4353.87%
Hispanic5,59493516.71%
Black7,7447199.28%
Asian13,3444613.45%
Other80312014.94%
Multiple1,760291.65%
Native1422316.20%

5.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.90%

Male Poverty Rate

6.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alpharetta

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alpharetta is Hispanic, with 16.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alpharetta is Multiple, with 1.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.49%.

Alpharetta Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.02%
High School9.52%
Some College4.54%
Bachelors or Greater2.80%

Alpharetta Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed24.58%
Male Unemployed18.86%
Male Employed2.79%
Female Employed2.50%

Alpharetta Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alpharetta Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$113,802$153,808
Families$144,894$176,778
Married Families$164,740-
Non Families$64,816$84,141
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Income by Household Type

Alpharetta Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.1%

Male Marriage Rate

59.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Alpharetta Married by Age and Sex

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Alpharetta Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Alpharetta Marital Status by Race

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Alpharetta Marital Status

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2,225

Number of Veterans

2,026

Male Veterans

199

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam720
First Gulf War623
Second Gulf War353
Korea196
World War II55

Alpharetta Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64564
65 to 74537
35 to 54516
75+443
18 to 34165

Alpharetta Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,7055.38%
Black3907.06%
Hispanic1504.06%
Other Race8314.87%
2+ Races202.52%
Asian180.19%
Native American99.47%

Alpharetta Veterans by Race

Alpharetta Veterans by Education

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3.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alpharetta Veterans by Education

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71%

Labor Force Participation

67.9%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Alpharetta Employment by Age

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Alpharetta Employment by Race

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Alpharetta 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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27.53%

Born in Alpharetta

73.81%

Native Born

26.19%

Foreign Born

14.87%

Non Citizen

11.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

73.81% of Alpharetta residents were born in the United States, with 27.53% having been born in Georgia. 14.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Alpharetta Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202169,1259561.40%
202068,1699561.42%
201967,2139561.44%
201866,2575230.80%
201765,7343230.49%
201665,4112,0743.27%
201563,3376441.03%
201462,6937561.22%
201361,9373600.58%
201261,5772,4364.12%
201159,1411,4502.51%
201057,69122,8375.17%
200034,85421,85210.36%
199013,0029,87415.31%
19803,1286282.27%
19702,5001,2006.76%
19601,3007003.94%
19406000.00%

Alpharetta Population by Year