Barnesville, Georgia Population 2020

6,511

Barnesville is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 6,511, it is the 121st largest city in Georgia and the 4100th largest city in the United States. Barnesville is currently declining at a rate of -1.51% annually and its population has decreased by -3.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,755 in 2010. Barnesville reached it's highest population of 6,711 in 2018. Spanning over 6 miles, Barnesville has a population density of 1,072 people per square mile.

The average household income in Barnesville is $41,696 with a poverty rate of 35.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $593 per month, and the median house value is $116,800. The median age in Barnesville is 27.6 years, 25.7 years for males, and 28.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 77.9 males.

Barnesville Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 59.22%
  • White: 35.47%
  • Two or more races: 4.68%
  • Native American: 0.29%
  • Asian: 0.23%
  • Other race: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Barnesville, Georgia is 6,511, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,711.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,755.

Barnesville, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American3,91359.22%
White2,34435.47%
Two or More Races3094.68%
American Indian and Alaska Native190.29%
Asian150.23%
Some Other Race80.12%

Barnesville Population Pyramid 2020

Barnesville Median Age

27.6


Total

25.7


Male

28.3


Female

Barnesville Adults

There are 5,434 adults, (914 of whom are seniors) in Barnesville.

Barnesville Age Dependency

46.2

Age Dependency Ratio

20.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26

Child Dependency Ratio

Barnesville Sex Ratio

Female

3,715

56.22%

Male

2,893

43.78%

Barnesville Households and Families

Barnesville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Barnesville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married76.9%23.1%
All45.1%54.9%
Non Family43.6%56.4%
Female9.1%90.9%

45.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9952.745.1
Non Family9841.1343.6
Married5294.2876.9
Female4614.099.1
Male215.81100

4.2

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

3.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Barnesville Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1002.86%
9th to 12th Grade41611.90%
High School Graduate1,46441.86%
Some College71020.30%
Associates Degree3179.06%
Bachelors Degree2797.98%
Graduate Degree2116.03%

Barnesville Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black1,9301,672179
White1,4931,272293
Hispanic33163
Multiple Races2882
Native American151515

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$19,659$19,773$16,941
Less Than High School$10,509$12,037$
High School Grad$19,163$18,671$23,505
Some College$19,861$52,500$16,011
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$8,728

$19,659

Average Earnings

$19,773

Average Male

$16,941

Average Female

Barnesville Language

Barnesville Language by Age

Barnesville Language

97.98% of Barnesville residents speak only English, while 2.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.92% of the population.

Barnesville Poverty

Barnesville Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,0751,24440.46%
White2,04550624.74%
Multiple24516667.76%
Hispanic361130.56%
Other88100.00%

35.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.56%

Male Poverty Rate

38.13%

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 White, with 24.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.02%.

Name Poverty
Some College42.06%
Less Than High School34.16%
High School11.87%
Bachelors or Greater4.87%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed59.01%
Female Employed32.12%
Male Employed13.06%
Female Unemployed9.68%

Barnesville Income

Barnesville Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$27,017$41,696
Families$36,125$56,230
Married Families$74,844-
Non Families$20,038$26,625

Barnesville Marital Status

Barnesville Marital Status

Marriage Rates

22.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

24.8%

Male Marriage Rate

21.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Barnesville Married by Age and Sex

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

Barnesville Veterans

236

Number of Veterans

204

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam67
First Gulf War57
Korea20
Second Gulf War18
World War II2
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5481
75+67
65 to 7444
55 to 6444
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
Black1203.79%
White1165.73%
Hispanic58.06%

$Barnesville Veterans by Education

16.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Barnesville Employment Status

49.5%

Labor Force Participation

41.9%

Employment Rate

15.5%

Unemployment Rate

Barnesville Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

84.72%

Born in Georgia

98.23%

Native Born

1.77%

Foreign Born

0.76%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.23% of Barnesville residents were born in the United States, with 84.72% having been born in Georgia. 0.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20206,511-100-1.51%
20196,611-100-1.49%
20186,7111862.85%
20176,525-100-1.51%
20166,625540.82%
20156,571-47-0.71%
20146,6181742.70%
20136,444-73-1.12%
20126,517-161-2.41%
20116,678-20-0.30%
20106,6987261.15%
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%