Appling, Georgia Population 2024

569

Appling is a city located in Columbia County and McDuffie County Georgia. Appling has a 2024 population of 569. It is also the county seat of Columbia County. Appling is currently declining at a rate of -10.39% annually and its population has decreased by -31.69% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 833 in 2020.

The average household income in Appling is $86,248 with a poverty rate of 31.95%. The median age in Appling is 38 years: 39.1 years for males, and 36.9 years for females.

Appling Demographics

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

  • White: 79.46%
  • Black or African American: 14.84%
  • Two or more races: 5.71%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
8.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
64.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-31.69% (-264)
The current population of Appling, Georgia is 569 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 833.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White55779.46%
Black or African American10414.84%
Two or more races405.71%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Appling Population by Race

Appling Population Pyramid 2024

Appling Median Age

38

Total

39.1

Male

36.9

Female

Appling Adults

There are 527 adults, (177 of whom are seniors) in Appling.

Appling Age Dependency

100.3

Age Dependency Ratio

50.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Appling Sex Ratio

Female18826.82%
Male51373.18%

Appling Population by Age

Appling Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3232.1748.951.1
Non Family1751.0436.663.4
Married1083.5678.721.3
Female403.3522.577.5
Male0000

3.51

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

48.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Appling Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade14333.65%
Associates Degree00%
Bachelors Degree4310.12%
Graduate Degree11226.35%
High School Graduate4711.06%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College8018.82%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Appling Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Appling Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White321282155
Black10400

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 87.85%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 48.29%.

Appling Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$135,633$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$120,417$109,595$135,467
Some College$0$0$0

$120,417

Average Earnings

$109,595

Average Male

$135,467

Average Female

Appling Earnings by Educational Attainment

Appling Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Appling Language

100% of Appling residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Appling Language

Appling Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black104104100%
White5578014.36%
Multiple4040100%

31.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

37.62%

Male Poverty Rate

16.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Appling

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Appling is White, with 14.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 19.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 51.52%.

Appling Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School80.85%
Less Than 9th Grade72.73%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Appling Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Employed25.41%
Male Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Appling Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Appling Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families-$166,421
Households-$86,248
Married Families$244,595$-999,999,999
Non Families-$18,444

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Appling Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

38.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

28.1%

Male Marriage Rate

66.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Appling Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Appling Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Appling Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Appling Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

39

Number of Veterans

39

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam39
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Appling Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+39
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
65 to 740

Appling Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White399.22%

Appling Veterans by Race

Appling Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

100%

Veteran Disability Rate

Appling Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.6%

Labor Force Participation

43.6%

Employment Rate

15.4%

Unemployment Rate

Appling Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Appling Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Appling 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

79.46%

Born in Appling

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Appling residents were born in the United States, with 79.46% having been born in Georgia. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Appling Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024569-66-10.39%
2023635-66-9.42%
20227016610.39%
2021635-198-23.77%
2020833-88-9.55%
2019921-89-8.81%
20181,01023931%
2017771334.47%
20167388212.5%
20156566210.44%
2014594213.66%
201357300%

Appling Population by Year