Commerce, Georgia Population 2021

7,379
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Commerce is a city located in Jackson County Georgia. With a 2020 population of 7,379, it is the 114th largest city in Georgia and the 3832nd largest city in the United States . Commerce is currently growing at a rate of 2.03% annually and its population has increased by 12.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,544 in 2010. Commerce reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 13 miles, Commerce has a population density of 595 people per square mile.

The average household income in Commerce is $63,264 with a poverty rate of 15.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $788 per month, and the median house value is $116,400. The median age in Commerce is 34.6 years, 34.6 years for males, and 34.4 years for females.

Commerce Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Commercewas:

  • White: 75.12%
  • Black or African American: 18.37%
  • Two or more races: 3.37%
  • Other race: 1.95%
  • Asian: 0.70%
  • Native American: 0.48%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Commerce, Georgia is 7,379 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,085.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,544.

Commerce, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,15275.12%
Black or African American1,26018.37%
Two or More Races2313.37%
Some Other Race1341.95%
Asian480.70%
American Indian and Alaska Native330.48%
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Commerce Population by Race

Commerce Population Pyramid $2021

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Commerce Median Age

34.6


Total

34.6


Male

34.4


Female

Commerce Adults

There are 5,186 adults, (1,195 of whom are seniors) in Commerce.

Commerce Age Dependency

71.8

Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Commerce Sex Ratio

Female

3,674

53.57%

Male

3,184

46.43%

Commerce Population by Age

Commerce Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Commerce Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female44.2%55.8%
Non Family48.7%51.3%
All64.4%35.6%
Married78.2%21.8%
Male100%0%

64.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Commerce Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5472.6164.4
Married1,0693.2578.2
Non Family7231.3448.7
Female5412.9444.2
Male2142.87100

2.97

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

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Commerce Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3336.98%
9th to 12th Grade64913.60%
High School Graduate1,73936.45%
Some College88118.47%
Associates Degree3607.55%
Bachelors Degree4639.70%
Graduate Degree3467.25%
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Commerce Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Commerce Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,3172,754730
Black82761640
Hispanic52241312
2+ Races1015827
Other Race4141
Asian3411
Native American33

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 2+ races people with a rate of 26.73%.

Commerce Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,732$39,769$27,346
Less Than 9th Grade$36,136$43,712$
High School Graduate$27,617$38,536$25,732
Some College$39,107$41,845$30,884
Bachelors Degree$45,172$34,773$45,556
Graduate Degree$60,893$75,417$57,614

$37,732

Average Earnings

$39,769

Average Male

$27,346

Average Female

Commerce Earnings by Educational Attainment

Commerce Language by Age

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Commerce Language

89.48% of Commerce residents speak only English, while 10.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.40% of the population.

Commerce Language

Commerce Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,47150311.25%
Black1,19930725.60%
Hispanic72910213.99%
Multiple2319641.56%

15.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.84%

Male Poverty Rate

16.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Commerce

The race most likely to be in poverty in Commerce is Multiple, with 41.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Commerce is White, with 11.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.84%.

Commerce Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.79%
Some College13.83%
High School13.50%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Commerce Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed57.47%
Male Unemployed16.22%
Male Employed10.50%
Female Employed8.50%

Commerce Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Commerce Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,035$63,264
Families$55,217$72,398
Married Families$74,277-
Non Families$35,995$34,146
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Income by Household Type

Commerce Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.1%

Male Marriage Rate

38.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Commerce Married by Age and Sex

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Commerce 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 45-54.

Commerce Marital Status by Race

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Commerce Marital Status

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397

Number of Veterans

321

Male Veterans

76

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam110
Korea91
First Gulf War82
Second Gulf War71
World War II

Commerce Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+163
35 to 5488
65 to 7464
55 to 6446
18 to 3436

Commerce Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3458.55%
Black525.74%

Commerce Veterans by Race

Commerce Veterans by Education

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5.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Commerce Veterans by Education

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61.9%

Labor Force Participation

58.6%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Commerce Employment by Age

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Commerce Employment by Race

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Commerce Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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71.30%

Born in Commerce

92.68%

Native Born

7.32%

Foreign Born

5.73%

Non Citizen

1.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.68% of Commerce residents were born in the United States, with 71.30% having been born in Georgia. 5.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Commerce Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20217,3791472.03%
20207,2321472.07%
20197,0851472.12%
20186,938350.51%
20176,9031221.80%
20166,7811752.65%
20156,606580.89%
20146,548140.21%
20136,534190.29%
20126,515-60-0.91%
20116,57590.14%
20106,5661,2742.18%
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%

Commerce Population by Year