Bemiss, Georgia Population 2024

9,305

Bemiss is a city located in Lowndes County Georgia. Bemiss has a 2024 population of 9,305. Bemiss is currently growing at a rate of 1.39% annually and its population has increased by 5.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,793 in 2020.

The average household income in Bemiss is $91,654 with a poverty rate of 11.81%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Bemiss is 30.1 years, 30.2 years for males, and 30 years for females.

Bemiss Demographics

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

  • White: 58.69%
  • Black or African American: 28.75%
  • Two or more races: 6.59%
  • Asian: 3.47%
  • Native American: 1.76%
  • Other race: 0.59%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.15%
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
7.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,202.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
5.82% (512)
The current population of Bemiss, Georgia is 9,305 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,793.

Bemiss, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,31158.69%
Black or African American2,60228.75%
Two or more races5966.59%
Asian3143.47%
Native American1591.76%
Other race530.59%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander140.15%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Bemiss Population by Race

Bemiss Population Pyramid 2024

Bemiss Median Age

30.1

Total

30.2

Male

30

Female

Bemiss Adults

There are 6,303 adults, (902 of whom are seniors) in Bemiss.

Bemiss Age Dependency

67.5

Age Dependency Ratio

16.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Bemiss Sex Ratio

Female4,31447.67%
Male4,73552.33%

Bemiss Population by Age

Bemiss Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,9063.117327
Married1,9983.317921
Non Family4871.3362.437.6
Female2914.6361.538.5
Male1303.4545.454.6

3.34

Average Family Size

3.11

Average Household Size

73.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bemiss Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1112.09%
9th to 12th Grade1753.29%
High School Graduate1,23723.27%
Some College1,67331.48%
Associates Degree73513.83%
Bachelors Degree90417.01%
Graduate Degree4809.03%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bemiss Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bemiss Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,9612,944926
Black1,4701,427341
Hispanic46933640
Asian29620350
2+ Races28021850
Native American64250
Other Race53217
Islander14140

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 31.27%.

Bemiss Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$43,845$55,789$33,808
Less Than 9th Grade$2,499$2,499$0
High School Graduate$36,889$62,717$30,875
Some College$50,357$58,398$30,425
Bachelors Degree$41,875$54,500$36,375
Graduate Degree$60,203$77,396$53,523

$43,845

Average Earnings

$55,789

Average Male

$33,808

Average Female

Bemiss Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bemiss Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bemiss Language

90.1% of Bemiss residents speak only English, while 9.9% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.21% of the population.

Bemiss Language

Bemiss Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black2,52543617.27%
White5,0374318.56%
Native159159100%
Hispanic67915923.42%
Asian314175.41%

11.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.17%

Male Poverty Rate

13.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bemiss

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bemiss is Asian, with 5.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.05%.

Bemiss Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.64%
Some College11.25%
High School9.14%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Bemiss Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed47.58%
Male Employed2.48%
Female Employed2.34%
Male Unemployed0%

Bemiss Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bemiss Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$82,134$91,654
Families$89,219$98,788
Married Families$95,425$-999,999,999
Non Families$44,271$49,908

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bemiss Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

62.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.0%

Male Marriage Rate

62.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Bemiss Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bemiss Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Bemiss Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bemiss Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,193

Number of Veterans

1,022

Male Veterans

171

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War714
First Gulf War497
Vietnam244
Korea26
World War II0

Bemiss Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54433
55 to 64245
65 to 74214
18 to 34194
75+107

Bemiss Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White77523.22%
Black34821.42%
Hispanic11724.95%
2+ Races7027.78%

Bemiss Veterans by Race

Bemiss Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bemiss Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.3%

Labor Force Participation

50.3%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Bemiss Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bemiss Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bemiss 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

40.56%

Born in Bemiss

94.68%

Native Born

5.32%

Foreign Born

2.08%

Non Citizen

3.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.68% of Bemiss residents were born in the United States, with 40.56% having been born in Georgia. 2.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bemiss Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20249,3051281.39%
20239,1771281.41%
20229,0491341.5%
20218,9151221.39%
20208,79300%

Bemiss Population by Year