Americus, Georgia Population 2022

14,364
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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.

Americus Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 66.99%
  • White: 29.54%
  • Two or more races: 1.95%
  • Asian: 0.78%
  • Other race: 0.74%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Americus, Georgia is 14,364 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 14,364.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 17,019.

Americus, Georgia Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202134,291-245-0.71%
202034,536-245-0.71%
201934,781-245-0.70%
201835,026-110-0.31%
201735,136-440-1.25%
201635,576-329-0.92%
201535,905-445-1.24%
201436,350-80-0.22%
201336,430-176-0.48%
201236,606-506-1.38%
201137,112-592-1.60%
201037,7040.00%

Americus Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American10,38666.99%
White4,58029.54%
Two or More Races3021.95%
Asian1210.78%
Some Other Race1140.74%
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Americus Population by Race

Americus Population Pyramid $2022

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Americus Median Age

29.9


Total

28.2


Male

31.5


Female

Americus Adults

There are 11,688 adults, (2,050 of whom are seniors) in Americus.

Americus Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

21.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Americus Sex Ratio

Female

8,737

56.36%

Male

6,766

43.64%

Americus Population by Age

Americus Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Americus Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female18.2%81.8%
Non Family33.8%66.2%
Male37%63%
All39.4%60.6%
Married65%35%

39.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Americus Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,1622.3339.4
Non Family2,6051.1633.8
Married1,7922.9265
Female1,4463.6218.2
Male3192.6937

3.07

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

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Americus Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5356.02%
9th to 12th Grade1,09712.34%
High School Graduate2,94633.14%
Some College1,84920.80%
Associates Degree8459.51%
Bachelors Degree8809.90%
Graduate Degree7378.29%
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Americus Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Americus Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black5,7584,382464
White2,9122,6791,066
Asian11311359
Hispanic1038021
Other Race3535
2+ Races232315

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%.

Americus Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,041$35,905$26,675
Less Than 9th Grade$18,764$30,795$
High School Graduate$28,316$33,345$25,333
Some College$29,317$33,695$27,899
Bachelors Degree$48,276$48,056$48,333
Graduate Degree$51,850$62,159$47,548

$31,041

Average Earnings

$35,905

Average Male

$26,675

Average Female

Americus Earnings by Educational Attainment

Americus Language by Age

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Americus Language

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.

Americus Language

Americus Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black9,8213,47535.38%
White3,98566416.66%
Other103NaN%
Hispanic21310348.36%
Multiple2248537.95%
Asian8811.14%

30.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.53%

Male Poverty Rate

34.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Americus

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%.

Americus Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.60%
Some College26.10%
High School23.74%
Bachelors or Greater4.49%

Americus Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed60.19%
Male Unemployed59.43%
Female Employed17.84%
Male Employed7.53%

Americus Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Americus Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$33,347$45,981
Families$47,031$57,088
Married Families$65,980-
Non Families$20,072$29,405
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Income by Household Type

Americus Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

30.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.0%

Male Marriage Rate

27.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Americus Married by Age and Sex

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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 35-44.

Americus Marital Status by Race

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Americus Marital Status

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502

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War187
First Gulf War142
Vietnam114
Korea60
World War II36

Americus Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54171
65 to 74118
75+115
55 to 6488
18 to 3410

Americus Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2656.65%
Black2373.22%

Americus Veterans by Race

Americus Veterans by Education

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7.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Americus Veterans by Education

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60%

Labor Force Participation

52.7%

Employment Rate

12.2%

Unemployment Rate

Americus Employment by Age

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Americus Employment by Race

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Americus 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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81.29%

Born in Americus

97.97%

Native Born

2.03%

Foreign Born

1.09%

Non Citizen

0.94%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Americus Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202214,364-248-1.70%
202114,612-248-1.67%
202014,860-248-1.64%
201915,108-248-1.62%
201815,356-75-0.49%
201715,431-272-1.73%
201615,703-156-0.98%
201515,859-296-1.83%
201416,155-60-0.37%
201316,215-159-0.97%
201216,374-285-1.71%
201116,659-360-2.12%
201017,01960.00%
200017,0135010.30%
199016,5123920.24%
198016,120290.02%
197016,0912,6191.79%
196013,4722,0831.69%
195011,3892,1082.07%
19409,2815210.58%
19308,760-250-0.28%
19209,0109471.12%
19108,0633890.50%
19007,6741,2761.84%
18906,3982,7635.82%
18803,6353761.10%
18703,2590.00%

Americus Population by Year