Commerce, Georgia Population 2020

7,178

Commerce is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 7,178, it is the 115th largest city in Georgia and the 3894th largest city in the United States. Commerce is currently growing at a rate of 1.74% annually and its population has increased by 9.69% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,544 in 2010. Spanning over 13 miles, Commerce has a population density of 579 people per square mile.

The average household income in Commerce is $61,594 with a poverty rate of 17.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $747 per month, and the median house value is $111,500. The median age in Commerce is 35.6 years, 34.9 years for males, and 36.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.8 males.

Commerce Demographics

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

  • White: 78.15%
  • Black or African American: 16.00%
  • Two or more races: 3.92%
  • Other race: 0.89%
  • Native American: 0.55%
  • Asian: 0.49%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Commerce, Georgia is 7,178, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,932.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,544.

Commerce, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,26978.15%
Black or African American1,07916.00%
Two or More Races2643.92%
Some Other Race600.89%
American Indian and Alaska Native370.55%
Asian330.49%

Commerce Population Pyramid 2020

Commerce Median Age

35.6


Total

34.9


Male

36.7


Female

Commerce Adults

There are 5,158 adults, (1,174 of whom are seniors) in Commerce.

Commerce Age Dependency

69.2

Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Commerce Sex Ratio

Female

3,552

52.68%

Male

3,190

47.32%

Commerce Households and Families

Commerce Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Commerce Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married81.5%18.5%
All63.5%36.5%
Non Family51.5%48.5%
Female38.7%61.3%

63.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,3982.7263.5
Married9853.2781.5
Non Family7461.4151.5
Female5403.3738.7
Male1273.47100

3.19

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

6.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Commerce Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4389.28%
9th to 12th Grade64413.64%
High School Graduate1,66635.29%
Some College81817.33%
Associates Degree4218.92%
Bachelors Degree4439.38%
Graduate Degree2916.16%

Commerce Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,3772,699658
Black68152730
Hispanic55437322
Multiple Races805424
Native American37
Asian3024
Other Race2323

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 30.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,433$37,288$28,288
Less Than High School$32,650$37,589$
High School Grad$26,449$35,998$25,210
Some College$37,988$39,909$32,470
Bachelors Degree$43,469$34,205$43,939
Graduate Degree$59,828$72,857$58,966

$35,433

Average Earnings

$37,288

Average Male

$28,288

Average Female

Commerce Language

Commerce Language by Age

Commerce Language

89.29% of Commerce residents speak only English, while 10.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.79% of the population.

Commerce Poverty

Commerce Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,42957312.94%
Black1,02838036.96%
Hispanic77510713.81%
Multiple26410339.02%

17.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.51%

Male Poverty Rate

19.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Commerce

The race most likely to be in poverty in Commerce is Multiple, with 39.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Commerce is White, with 12.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.15%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.62%
High School17.52%
Some College12.39%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed51.09%
Male Unemployed12.35%
Male Employed10.29%
Female Employed8.38%

Commerce Income

Commerce Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,836$61,594
Families$59,595$72,820
Married Families$75,121-
Non Families$29,868$32,446

Commerce Marital Status

Commerce Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.2%

Male Marriage Rate

35.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Commerce Married by Age and Sex

Commerce 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.

Commerce Marital Status by Race

Commerce Veterans

471

Number of Veterans

414

Male Veterans

57

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam149
Korea123
First Gulf War107
Second Gulf War86
World War II
Age Group Veterans
75+154
35 to 54101
65 to 7498
55 to 6472
18 to 3446
Name Veterans % of Total
White42310.06%
Black486.56%

$Commerce Veterans by Education

5.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Commerce Employment Status

61.5%

Labor Force Participation

57.8%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Commerce 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

69.03%

Born in Georgia

90.83%

Native Born

9.17%

Foreign Born

6.35%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

90.83% of Commerce residents were born in the United States, with 69.03% having been born in Georgia. 6.35% 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
20207,1781231.74%
20197,0551231.77%
20186,932310.45%
20176,9011231.81%
20166,7781732.62%
20156,605610.93%
20146,54490.14%
20136,535210.32%
20126,514-59-0.90%
20116,57380.12%
20106,5651,2732.18%
20005,2921,1842.56%
19904,108160.04%
19804,0923901.01%
19703,7021510.42%
19603,5512000.58%
19503,351570.17%
19403,2942920.93%
19303,0020.00%