Eatonton, Georgia Population 2020

6,702

Eatonton is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 6,702, it is the 118th largest city in Georgia and the 4035th largest city in the United States. Eatonton is currently growing at a rate of 0.71% annually and its population has increased by 3.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,480 in 2010. Eatonton reached it's highest population of 6,764 in 2000. Spanning over 21 miles, Eatonton has a population density of 327 people per square mile.

The average household income in Eatonton is $48,985 with a poverty rate of 26.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $527 per month, and the median house value is $70,300. The median age in Eatonton is 36.6 years, 38.2 years for males, and 35.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 83.7 males.

Eatonton Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 56.76%
  • White: 39.59%
  • Other race: 2.88%
  • Two or more races: 0.49%
  • Asian: 0.28%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Eatonton, Georgia is 6,702, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,608.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,480.

Eatonton, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American3,70656.76%
White2,58539.59%
Some Other Race1882.88%
Two or More Races320.49%
Asian180.28%

Eatonton Population Pyramid 2020

Eatonton Median Age

36.6


Total

38.2


Male

35.6


Female

Eatonton Adults

There are 4,797 adults, (942 of whom are seniors) in Eatonton.

Eatonton Age Dependency

69.4

Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Eatonton Sex Ratio

Female

3,555

54.45%

Male

2,974

45.55%

Eatonton Households and Families

Eatonton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Eatonton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.8%14.2%
All69.9%30.1%
Female64.2%35.8%
Male57.1%42.9%
Non Family57%43%

69.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,4112.6469.9
Married9363.1485.8
Non Family8241.357
Female5673.7364.2
Male842.7757.1

3.28

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Eatonton Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1914.86%
9th to 12th Grade54413.85%
High School Graduate1,83646.74%
Some College70317.90%
Associates Degree1523.87%
Bachelors Degree2997.61%
Graduate Degree2035.17%

Eatonton Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black2,1531,67588
White1,5141,377406
Hispanic242140
Other Race37
Asian18
Multiple Races888

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,482$26,854$22,917
Less Than High School$14,382$13,664$
High School Grad$22,310$32,048$14,948
Some College$26,988$27,230$26,826
Bachelors Degree$$94,688$
Graduate Degree$60,000$$58,942

$24,482

Average Earnings

$26,854

Average Male

$22,917

Average Female

Eatonton Language

Eatonton Language by Age

Eatonton Language

95.99% of Eatonton residents speak only English, while 4.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.93% of the population.

Eatonton Poverty

Eatonton Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,5781,27535.63%
White1,97435217.83%
Hispanic711395.49%

26.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.31%

Male Poverty Rate

26.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Eatonton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Eatonton is Black, with 35.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Eatonton is Hispanic, with 5.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.18%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School43.33%
High School23.21%
Some College9.87%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed19.00%
Male Employed16.45%
Female Employed15.15%

Eatonton Income

Eatonton Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,594$48,985
Families$45,250$60,130
Married Families$73,877-
Non Families$17,061$25,171

Eatonton Marital Status

Eatonton Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.3%

Male Marriage Rate

38.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Eatonton Married by Age and Sex

Eatonton 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.

Eatonton Marital Status by Race

Eatonton Veterans

337

Number of Veterans

329

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War154
Vietnam98
Korea47
Second Gulf War26
World War II
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54149
75+78
65 to 7463
55 to 6447
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White20711.21%
Black1224.47%
2 or More8100.00%

$Eatonton Veterans by Education

5.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Eatonton Employment Status

65.6%

Labor Force Participation

62.3%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Eatonton 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

79.22%

Born in Georgia

96.12%

Native Born

3.88%

Foreign Born

3.60%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.12% of Eatonton residents were born in the United States, with 79.22% having been born in Georgia. 3.60% 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
20206,702470.71%
20196,655470.71%
20186,608180.27%
20176,590470.72%
20166,543550.85%
20156,488530.82%
20146,435-53-0.82%
20136,488310.48%
20126,457-28-0.43%
20116,48580.12%
20106,477-287-0.43%
20006,7642,0273.63%
19904,737-96-0.20%
19804,8337081.60%
19704,1255131.34%
19603,6128632.77%
19502,7492300.29%
19202,5190.00%