Cartersville, Georgia Population 2020

22,151

Cartersville is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 22,151, it is the 48th largest city in Georgia and the 1698th largest city in the United States. Cartersville is currently growing at a rate of 2.33% annually and its population has increased by 12.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,731 in 2010. Spanning over 29 miles, Cartersville has a population density of 764 people per square mile.

The average household income in Cartersville is $71,104 with a poverty rate of 18.24%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $868 per month, and the median house value is $170,500. The median age in Cartersville is 36.6 years, 36.1 years for males, and 37 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.5 males.

Cartersville Demographics

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

  • White: 73.04%
  • Black or African American: 20.83%
  • Two or more races: 3.23%
  • Other race: 2.39%
  • Asian: 0.39%
  • Native American: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Cartersville, Georgia is 22,151, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 21,141.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 19,731.

Cartersville, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,95073.04%
Black or African American4,26320.83%
Two or More Races6613.23%
Some Other Race4892.39%
Asian800.39%
American Indian and Alaska Native240.12%

Cartersville Population Pyramid 2020

Cartersville Median Age

36.6


Total

36.1


Male

37


Female

Cartersville Adults

There are 15,378 adults, (3,057 of whom are seniors) in Cartersville.

Cartersville Age Dependency

66.1

Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Cartersville Sex Ratio

Female

10,471

51.16%

Male

9,996

48.84%

Cartersville Households and Families

Cartersville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Cartersville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married67.7%32.3%
All54.1%45.9%
Non Family48.5%51.5%
Male40.7%59.3%
Female32.1%67.9%

54.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,8242.5254.1
Married3,5603.2267.7
Non Family2,6471.1848.5
Female1,4033.0632.1
Male2143.7940.7

3.12

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cartersville Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7625.58%
9th to 12th Grade1,3349.77%
High School Graduate3,97329.10%
Some College3,39624.88%
Associates Degree6935.08%
Bachelors Degree2,45117.95%
Graduate Degree1,0427.63%

Cartersville Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,6638,5412,876
Black2,5782,104424
Hispanic1,19971264
Other Race35528639
Multiple Races13676
Asian727266
Native American242424

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$37,413$48,028$31,422
Less Than High School$21,071$22,984$
High School Grad$33,160$48,039$23,666
Some College$38,188$50,405$32,100
Bachelors Degree$48,091$54,375$44,233
Graduate Degree$67,531$76,827$44,125

$37,413

Average Earnings

$48,028

Average Male

$31,422

Average Female

Cartersville Language

Cartersville Language by Age

Cartersville Language

86.05% of Cartersville residents speak only English, while 13.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.85% of the population.

Cartersville Poverty

Cartersville Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,4291,73113.93%
Hispanic2,58889934.74%
Black4,02376919.12%
Multiple63423637.22%
Other47523549.47%

18.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.28%

Male Poverty Rate

20.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cartersville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cartersville is Other, with 49.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cartersville is White, with 13.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.55%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.30%
High School18.14%
Some College10.71%
Bachelors or Greater7.58%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed52.55%
Female Employed8.81%
Male Employed5.45%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Cartersville Income

Cartersville Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,364$71,104
Families$58,905$80,851
Married Families$69,859-
Non Families$32,311$48,078

Cartersville Marital Status

Cartersville Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.3%

Male Marriage Rate

45.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Cartersville Married by Age and Sex

Cartersville 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 55-64.

Cartersville Marital Status by Race

Cartersville Veterans

1,264

Number of Veterans

1,116

Male Veterans

148

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam468
Second Gulf War198
First Gulf War126
Korea42
World War II14
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74458
35 to 54265
55 to 64229
18 to 34160
75+152
Name Veterans % of Total
White9768.54%
Black2888.96%
Hispanic130.91%

$Cartersville Veterans by Education

9.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cartersville Employment Status

59.3%

Labor Force Participation

55.4%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Cartersville 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

63.89%

Born in Georgia

92.84%

Native Born

7.16%

Foreign Born

6.20%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.84% of Cartersville residents were born in the United States, with 63.89% having been born in Georgia. 6.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202022,1515052.33%
201921,6465052.39%
201821,1412010.96%
201720,9405052.47%
201620,4354112.05%
201520,0242341.18%
201419,79030.02%
201319,787670.34%
201219,72010.01%
201119,719-35-0.18%
201019,7543,8292.18%
200015,9253,8902.84%
199012,0352,5272.38%
19809,508-630-0.64%
197010,1381,4701.58%
19608,6681,3981.77%
19507,2701,1291.70%
19406,1418911.58%
19305,2509001.90%
19204,3502830.67%
19104,0679322.64%
19003,135-36-0.11%
18903,1710.00%