Cordele, Georgia Population 2020

10,408

Cordele is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 10,408, it is the 90th largest city in Georgia and the 3010th largest city in the United States. Cordele is currently declining at a rate of -1.09% annually and its population has decreased by -6.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,147 in 2010. Cordele reached it's highest population of 11,608 in 2000. Spanning over 10 miles, Cordele has a population density of 1,027 people per square mile.

The average household income in Cordele is $43,909 with a poverty rate of 46.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $590 per month, and the median house value is $82,600. The median age in Cordele is 32.7 years, 24.6 years for males, and 36.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 78.4 males.

Cordele Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 67.48%
  • White: 29.26%
  • Asian: 1.87%
  • Two or more races: 0.86%
  • Other race: 0.46%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Cordele, Georgia is 10,408, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,638.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,147.

Cordele, Georgia Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202022,357-122-0.55%
201922,479-122-0.54%
201822,601-122-0.54%
201722,723-170-0.75%
201622,893-56-0.24%
201522,949-114-0.50%
201423,063-231-1.00%
201323,294-293-1.26%
201223,587-163-0.69%
201123,7503211.35%
201023,4290.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American7,28367.48%
White3,15829.26%
Asian2021.87%
Two or More Races930.86%
Some Other Race500.46%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander70.06%

Cordele Population Pyramid 2020

Cordele Median Age

32.7


Total

24.6


Male

36.3


Female

Cordele Adults

There are 7,595 adults, (1,672 of whom are seniors) in Cordele.

Cordele Age Dependency

82.2

Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54

Child Dependency Ratio

Cordele Sex Ratio

Female

6,051

56.06%

Male

4,742

43.94%

Cordele Households and Families

Cordele Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Cordele Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married55.4%44.6%
All40.2%59.8%
Female34%66%
Non Family33.5%66.5%
Male16.9%83.1%

40.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7152.8640.2
Non Family1,4161.1433.5
Married1,1693.4355.4
Female1,0474.5834
Male832.7616.9

3.85

Average Family Size

2.86

Average Household Size

2.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cordele Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4627.45%
9th to 12th Grade79112.76%
High School Graduate2,55641.23%
Some College1,25520.25%
Associates Degree3826.16%
Bachelors Degree4627.45%
Graduate Degree2914.69%

Cordele Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black3,6202,810284
White2,2771,920463
Hispanic205185
Asian7711
Other Race5050
Multiple Races13136
Islander77

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 46.15%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$18,908$30,197$15,162
Less Than High School$21,667$$
High School Grad$16,448$31,012$11,188
Some College$17,069$$20,625
Bachelors Degree$24,000$$23,972
Graduate Degree$$$42,198

$18,908

Average Earnings

$30,197

Average Male

$15,162

Average Female

Cordele Language

Cordele Language by Age

Cordele Language

94.22% of Cordele residents speak only English, while 5.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.47% of the population.

Cordele Poverty

Cordele Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black7,1904,23158.85%
White2,74460722.12%
Hispanic3416418.77%
Multiple932627.96%
Islander77100.00%

46.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

43.25%

Male Poverty Rate

49.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cordele

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cordele is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cordele is Hispanic, with 18.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 16.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 57.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 53.43%.

Name Poverty
High School40.42%
Some College38.33%
Less Than High School35.47%
Bachelors or Greater17.45%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed92.91%
Female Unemployed84.45%
Female Employed40.64%
Male Employed19.79%

Cordele Income

Cordele Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$23,554$43,909
Families$32,893$46,134
Married Families$49,625-
Non Families$14,581$38,807

Cordele Marital Status

Cordele Marital Status

Marriage Rates

31.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.5%

Male Marriage Rate

26.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Cordele Married by Age and Sex

Cordele 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 45-54.

Cordele Marital Status by Race

Cordele Veterans

418

Number of Veterans

350

Male Veterans

68

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam116
Second Gulf War85
First Gulf War60
Korea36
World War II21
Age Group Veterans
75+102
35 to 54100
18 to 3485
65 to 7481
55 to 6450
Name Veterans % of Total
White2198.24%
Black1934.06%
Hispanic167.11%
2 or More613.04%

$Cordele Veterans by Education

26.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cordele Employment Status

57.4%

Labor Force Participation

48.9%

Employment Rate

14.8%

Unemployment Rate

Cordele 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

85.98%

Born in Georgia

97.12%

Native Born

2.88%

Foreign Born

2.24%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.12% of Cordele residents were born in the United States, with 85.98% having been born in Georgia. 2.24% 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
202010,408-115-1.09%
201910,523-115-1.08%
201810,638-86-0.80%
201710,724-115-1.06%
201610,839-24-0.22%
201510,863-75-0.69%
201410,938-150-1.35%
201311,088-166-1.48%
201211,254-77-0.68%
201111,3311961.76%
201011,135-473-0.42%
200011,6081,2871.18%
199010,321-863-0.80%
198011,1844510.41%
197010,7331240.12%
196010,6091,1471.15%
19509,4621,5331.78%
19407,9291,0491.43%
19306,8803420.51%
19206,5386551.06%
19105,8832,4105.41%
19003,4730.00%