Americus is a city located in Sumter County Georgia. Americus has a 2020 population of 14,364. It is also the county seat of Sumter County. Americus is currently declining at a rate of -1.70% annually and its population has decreased by -15.60% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,019 in 2010.
The average household income in Americus is $45,981 with a poverty rate of 30.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $744 per month, and the median house value is $86,200. The median age in Americus is 29.9 years, 28.2 years for males, and 31.5 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Americuswas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 65.22%.
96.35% of Americus residents speak only English, while 3.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.78% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Americus is Hispanic, with 48.36% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Americus is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 42.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.28%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Americus
97.97% of Americus residents were born in the United States, with 81.29% having been born in Georgia. 1.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.
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