Calhoun, Georgia Population 2024

19,346

Calhoun is a city located in Gordon County Georgia. Calhoun has a 2024 population of 19,346. It is also the county seat of Gordon County.Calhoun is currently growing at a rate of 3.67% annually and its population has increased by 13.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,038 in 2020.

The average household income in Calhoun is $77,628 with a poverty rate of 18.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Calhoun is 34.3 years, 31.8 years for males, and 38.2 years for females.

Calhoun Demographics

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

  • White: 70.69%
  • Other race: 8.55%
  • Two or more races: 8.35%
  • Black or African American: 7.08%
  • Native American: 3.7%
  • Asian: 1.01%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.61%
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
15.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,238.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
13.55% (2,308)
The current population of Calhoun, Georgia is 19,346 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 17,038.

Calhoun, Georgia Population 2024

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Calhoun Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White12,14870.69%
Other race1,4708.55%
Two or more races1,4358.35%
Black or African American1,2177.08%
Native American6353.7%
Asian1741.01%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1050.61%
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White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Calhoun Population by Race

Calhoun Population Pyramid 2024

Calhoun Median Age

34.3

Total

31.8

Male

38.2

Female

Calhoun Adults

There are 12,544 adults, (2,188 of whom are seniors) in Calhoun.

Calhoun Age Dependency

65.9

Age Dependency Ratio

21.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Calhoun Sex Ratio

Female8,72450.77%
Male8,46049.23%

Calhoun Population by Age

Calhoun Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,1212.7751.648.4
Married2,8893.458.541.5
Non Family1,9101.4543.956.1
Female8353.860.739.3
Male4872.4325.774.3
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3.31

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

51.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Calhoun Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Calhoun Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Calhoun Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 67.71%.

Calhoun Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,479

Average Earnings

$41,345

Average Male

$29,363

Average Female

Calhoun Earnings by Educational Attainment

Calhoun Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Calhoun Language

75.55% of Calhoun residents speak only English, while 24.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.13% of the population.

Calhoun Language

Calhoun Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White10,4112,00119.22%
Hispanic4,6871,07222.87%
Other1,47048432.93%
Native63510316.22%
Islander1055754.29%
Asian1744324.71%
Multiple1,431271.89%
Black1,17840.34%
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18.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.45%

Male Poverty Rate

22.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Calhoun

The race most likely to be in poverty in Calhoun is Islander, with 54.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Calhoun is Black, with 0.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.24%.

Calhoun Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.31%
High School17.85%
Some College14.23%
Bachelors or Greater3.91%
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Calhoun Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed66.67%
Male Unemployed25.76%
Male Employed7.91%
Female Employed5.5%
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Calhoun Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Calhoun Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Calhoun Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.1%

Male Marriage Rate

43.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Calhoun Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Calhoun 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 55-64.

Calhoun Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Calhoun Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

834

Number of Veterans

813

Male Veterans

21

Female Veterans

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Calhoun Veterans by War

count

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Calhoun Veterans by Age

count

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Calhoun Veterans by Race

Calhoun Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.2%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Calhoun Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.5%

Labor Force Participation

60%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Calhoun Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Calhoun Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Calhoun 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

62.63%

Born in Calhoun

88.87%

Native Born

11.13%

Foreign Born

9.22%

Non Citizen

1.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.87% of Calhoun residents were born in the United States, with 62.63% having been born in Georgia. 9.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Calhoun Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202922,7716853.1%
202822,0866853.2%
202721,4016853.31%
202620,7166853.42%
202520,0316853.54%
202419,3466853.67%
202318,6616853.81%
202217,9766853.96%
202117,2912531.48%
202017,038-188-1.09%
201917,2262261.33%
201817,0001020.6%
201716,8981410.84%
201616,7572081.26%
201516,5491470.9%
201416,4021160.71%
201316,286200.12%
201216,266330.2%
201116,233670.41%
201016,1665,49951.55%
200010,6673,53249.5%
19907,1351,57228.26%
19805,56381517.17%
19704,7481,16132.37%
19603,58735611.02%
19503,2312769.34%
19402,955
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Calhoun Population by Year