Americus, Georgia Population 2024

15,302

Americus is a city located in Sumter County Georgia. Americus has a 2024 population of 15,302. It is also the county seat of Sumter County.Americus is currently declining at a rate of -1.1% annually and its population has decreased by -5.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,201 in 2020.

The average household income in Americus is $50,486 with a poverty rate of 27.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Americus is 29.4 years, 29.8 years for males, and 29 years for females.

Americus Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 60.2%
  • White: 33.24%
  • Two or more races: 4.96%
  • Asian: 1.12%
  • Other race: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.21%
  • Native American:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
11.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,354.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.55% (-899)
The current population of Americus, Georgia is 15,302 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 16,201.

Americus, Georgia Population 2024

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Americus Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American9,64460.2%
White5,32533.24%
Two or more races7954.96%
Asian1801.12%
Other race420.26%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander340.21%
Native American
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Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Americus Population by Race

Americus Population Pyramid 2024

Americus Median Age

29.4

Total

29.8

Male

29

Female

Americus Adults

There are 12,102 adults, (2,333 of whom are seniors) in Americus.

Americus Age Dependency

64

Age Dependency Ratio

23.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Americus Sex Ratio

Female8,80954.99%
Male7,21145.01%

Americus Population by Age

Americus Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,8802.5335.764.3
Non Family2,8661.3626.773.3
Married1,5163.2966.233.8
Female1,3024.2723.576.5
Male1962.3713.886.2
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3.59

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

35.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Americus Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Americus Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Americus Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 88.41%.

Americus Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,287

Average Earnings

$36,585

Average Male

$31,957

Average Female

Americus Earnings by Educational Attainment

Americus Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Americus Language

96.03% of Americus residents speak only English, while 3.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.94% of the population.

Americus Language

Americus Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black8,9782,97733.16%
White4,80891819.09%
Hispanic62714723.44%
Multiple76512316.08%
Other4242100%
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27.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.87%

Male Poverty Rate

28.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Americus

The race most likely to be in poverty in Americus is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Americus is Multiple, with 16.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.38%.

Americus Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.88%
High School30.9%
Some College19.69%
Bachelors or Greater5.86%
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Americus Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed25.46%
Male Unemployed22.22%
Male Employed6.65%
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Americus Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Americus Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Americus Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

27.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.3%

Male Marriage Rate

26.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Americus Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Americus 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 45-54.

Americus Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Americus Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

625

Number of Veterans

599

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

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Americus Veterans by War

count

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Americus Veterans by Age

count

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Americus Veterans by Race

Americus Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Americus Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.5%

Labor Force Participation

56.3%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Americus Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Americus Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Americus Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

82.06%

Born in Americus

97.7%

Native Born

2.3%

Foreign Born

1.04%

Non Citizen

1.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.7% of Americus residents were born in the United States, with 82.06% having been born in Georgia. 1.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Americus Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202914,452-170-1.16%
202814,622-170-1.15%
202714,792-170-1.14%
202614,962-170-1.12%
202515,132-170-1.11%
202415,302-170-1.1%
202315,472-170-1.09%
202215,642-170-1.08%
202115,812-389-2.4%
202016,2011,1197.42%
201915,082-279-1.82%
201815,361-74-0.48%
201715,435-268-1.71%
201615,703-152-0.96%
201515,855-299-1.85%
201416,154-61-0.38%
201316,215-157-0.96%
201216,372-284-1.71%
201116,656-358-2.1%
201017,01410.01%
200017,0135013.03%
199016,5123922.43%
198016,120290.18%
197016,0912,61919.44%
196013,4722,08318.29%
195011,3892,10822.71%
19409,2815215.95%
19308,760-250-2.77%
19209,01094711.75%
19108,0633895.07%
19007,6741,27619.94%
18906,3982,76376.01%
18803,63537611.54%
18703,259
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Americus Population by Year