Barnesville, Georgia Population 2021

6,509
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Barnesville is a city located in Lamar County Georgia. It is also the county seat of Lamar County. With a 2020 population of 6,509, it is the 121st largest city in Georgia and the 4125th largest city in the United States . Barnesville is currently declining at a rate of -1.14% annually and its population has decreased by -3.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,755 in 2010. Barnesville reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 6 miles, Barnesville has a population density of 1,072 people per square mile.

The average household income in Barnesville is $45,641 with a poverty rate of 30.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $654 per month, and the median house value is $151,800. The median age in Barnesville is 28.5 years, 28.2 years for males, and 29 years for females.

Barnesville Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 57.32%
  • White: 39.70%
  • Two or more races: 2.09%
  • Native American: 0.39%
  • Other race: 0.27%
  • Asian: 0.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Barnesville, Georgia is 6,509 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,659.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,755.

Barnesville, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American3,81257.32%
White2,64039.70%
Two or More Races1392.09%
American Indian and Alaska Native260.39%
Some Other Race180.27%
Asian150.23%
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Barnesville Population by Race

Barnesville Population Pyramid $2021

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Barnesville Median Age

28.5


Total

28.2


Male

29


Female

Barnesville Adults

There are 5,477 adults, (967 of whom are seniors) in Barnesville.

Barnesville Age Dependency

47.5

Age Dependency Ratio

21.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26

Child Dependency Ratio

Barnesville Sex Ratio

Female

3,758

56.51%

Male

2,892

43.49%

Barnesville Population by Age

Barnesville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Barnesville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female11.2%88.8%
Non Family45.4%54.6%
All48.3%51.7%
Married81.4%18.6%
Male100%0%

48.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Barnesville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0562.6448.3
Non Family1,0281.1245.4
Married5534.3281.4
Female4483.9411.2
Male274.56100

4.15

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

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Barnesville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade942.56%
9th to 12th Grade42611.59%
High School Graduate1,45639.63%
Some College79121.53%
Associates Degree41811.38%
Bachelors Degree2907.89%
Graduate Degree1995.42%
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Barnesville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Barnesville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black1,9091,661118
White1,6961,458350
Hispanic3214
Native American212121
2+ Races16

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 native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Barnesville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,053$19,802$23,852
Less Than 9th Grade$9,413$$8,674
High School Graduate$19,334$18,817$24,303
Some College$28,910$62,969$27,901
Bachelors Degree$63,818$88,981$62,736
Graduate Degree$$63,500$

$23,053

Average Earnings

$19,802

Average Male

$23,852

Average Female

Barnesville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Barnesville Language by Age

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Barnesville Language

97.71% of Barnesville residents speak only English, while 2.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.11% of the population.

Barnesville Language

Barnesville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,0581,04934.30%
White2,24156525.21%
Hispanic572238.60%
Multiple891820.22%
Other1818100.00%

30.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.23%

Male Poverty Rate

34.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Barnesville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Barnesville is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Barnesville is Multiple, with 20.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.10%.

Barnesville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College39.70%
Less Than 9th Grade24.95%
High School12.68%
Bachelors or Greater7.17%

Barnesville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed53.42%
Female Unemployed43.18%
Female Employed25.52%
Male Employed1.81%

Barnesville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Barnesville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$27,308$45,641
Families$51,250$61,002
Married Families$81,789-
Non Families$22,891$30,134
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Income by Household Type

Barnesville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

23.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

24.6%

Male Marriage Rate

23.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Barnesville Married by Age and Sex

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Barnesville 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 35-44.

Barnesville Marital Status by Race

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Barnesville Marital Status

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208

Number of Veterans

171

Male Veterans

37

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam64
Second Gulf War37
First Gulf War29
Korea23
World War II2

Barnesville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+85
35 to 5468
65 to 7432
55 to 6423
18 to 34

Barnesville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1165.07%
Black922.99%
Hispanic914.06%

Barnesville Veterans by Race

Barnesville Veterans by Education

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15.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Barnesville Veterans by Education

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43%

Labor Force Participation

40%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Barnesville Employment by Age

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Barnesville Employment by Race

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Barnesville 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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83.62%

Born in Barnesville

97.98%

Native Born

2.02%

Foreign Born

0.75%

Non Citizen

1.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.98% of Barnesville residents were born in the United States, with 83.62% having been born in Georgia. 0.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Barnesville Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,509-75-1.14%
20206,584-75-1.13%
20196,659-75-1.11%
20186,7341892.89%
20176,545-104-1.56%
20166,649500.76%
20156,599-48-0.72%
20146,6471722.66%
20136,475-71-1.08%
20126,546-159-2.37%
20116,705-20-0.30%
20106,7257531.19%
20005,9721,2252.32%
19904,747-140-0.29%
19804,887-48-0.10%
19704,935160.03%
19604,9197341.63%
19504,1856501.70%
19403,5352990.89%
19303,2361770.56%
19203,059-9-0.03%
19103,068320.10%
19003,0360.00%

Barnesville Population by Year