Candler-McAfee, Georgia Population 2024

22,707

Candler-McAfee is a city located in DeKalb County Georgia. Candler-McAfee has a 2024 population of 22,707. Candler-McAfee is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -7.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 24,419 in 2020.

The average household income in Candler-McAfee is $73,734 with a poverty rate of 14.8%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Candler-McAfee is 39.8 years, 41.1 years for males, and 38.8 years for females.

Candler-McAfee Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Candler-McAfee was:

  • Black or African American: 81.27%
  • White: 11.56%
  • Two or more races: 3.88%
  • Other race: 1.95%
  • Native American: 1.1%
  • Asian: 0.25%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
7.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,260.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-7.01% (-1,712)
The current population of Candler-McAfee, Georgia is 22,707 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 24,419.

Candler-McAfee, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American18,45381.27%
White2,62411.56%
Two or more races8813.88%
Other race4431.95%
Native American2491.1%
Asian570.25%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Candler-McAfee Population by Race

Candler-McAfee Population Pyramid 2024

Candler-McAfee Median Age

39.8

Total

41.1

Male

38.8

Female

Candler-McAfee Adults

There are 18,246 adults, (4,428 of whom are seniors) in Candler-McAfee.

Candler-McAfee Age Dependency

64.3

Age Dependency Ratio

32

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Candler-McAfee Sex Ratio

Female12,68955.88%
Male10,01844.12%

Candler-McAfee Population by Age

Candler-McAfee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,8902.8461.738.3
Non Family3,4411.3260.839.2
Married2,1453.476.723.3
Female1,8884.5249.550.5
Male4164.8247.452.6
showing: 5 rows

3.84

Average Family Size

2.84

Average Household Size

61.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Candler-McAfee 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

Candler-McAfee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Candler-McAfee Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 55.19%.

Candler-McAfee Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,304

Average Earnings

$40,712

Average Male

$37,940

Average Female

Candler-McAfee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Candler-McAfee Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Candler-McAfee Language

94.8% of Candler-McAfee residents speak only English, while 5.2% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.26% of the population.

Candler-McAfee Language

Candler-McAfee Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black18,2392,96316.25%
White2,4672188.84%
Hispanic65510415.88%
Native2498634.54%
Multiple870354.02%
Other443122.71%
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14.8%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.04%

Male Poverty Rate

16.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Candler-McAfee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Candler-McAfee is Native, with 34.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Candler-McAfee is Other, with 2.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.08%.

Candler-McAfee Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.28%
High School16.41%
Some College8.49%
Bachelors or Greater7.19%
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Candler-McAfee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed17.36%
Male Unemployed17.14%
Female Employed11.24%
Male Employed5.4%
showing: 4 rows

Candler-McAfee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Candler-McAfee Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Candler-McAfee Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

26.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.6%

Male Marriage Rate

23.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Candler-McAfee Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Candler-McAfee Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Candler-McAfee Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Candler-McAfee Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,146

Number of Veterans

1,079

Male Veterans

67

Female Veterans

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Candler-McAfee Veterans by War

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Candler-McAfee Veterans by Age

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Candler-McAfee Veterans by Race

Candler-McAfee Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

15.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Candler-McAfee Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.9%

Labor Force Participation

53.8%

Employment Rate

13.1%

Unemployment Rate

Candler-McAfee Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Candler-McAfee Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Candler-McAfee 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

71.28%

Born in Candler-McAfee

96.08%

Native Born

3.92%

Foreign Born

1.53%

Non Citizen

2.4%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.08% of Candler-McAfee residents were born in the United States, with 71.28% having been born in Georgia. 1.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Candler-McAfee Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202422,707
202322,707
202222,707-173-0.76%
202122,880-1,539-6.3%
202024,4194081.7%
201924,011-11-0.05%
201824,022-182-0.75%
201724,2047263.09%
201623,4786432.82%
201522,8354902.19%
201422,345-1,017-4.35%
201323,3629144.07%
201222,448-106-0.47%
201122,554-471-2.05%
201023,025
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Candler-McAfee Population by Year