Edison, Georgia Population 2024

1,128

Edison is a city located in Calhoun County Georgia. Edison has a 2024 population of 1,128. Edison is currently declining at a rate of -2.08% annually and its population has decreased by -7.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,223 in 2020.

The average household income in Edison is $51,327 with a poverty rate of 38.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Edison is 43.2 years, 43.4 years for males, and 42.8 years for females.

Edison Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 73.31%
  • White: 25.96%
  • Other race: 0.73%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Two or more races:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
2.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
482.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-7.77% (-95)
The current population of Edison, Georgia is 1,128 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,223.

Edison, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American90173.31%
White31925.96%
Other race90.73%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Two or more races
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Two or more races

Edison Population by Race

Edison Population Pyramid 2024

Edison Median Age

43.2

Total

43.4

Male

42.8

Female

Edison Adults

There are 959 adults, (290 of whom are seniors) in Edison.

Edison Age Dependency

83.7

Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Edison Sex Ratio

Female73259.56%
Male49740.44%

Edison Population by Age

Edison Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3922.9959.440.6
Non Family1331.4753.446.6
Female1273.9450.449.6
Married1103.4569.130.9
Male224.411000
showing: 5 rows

3.72

Average Family Size

2.99

Average Household Size

59.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Edison Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Edison Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Edison Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.33%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 21.33%.

Edison Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$23,911

Average Earnings

$23,750

Average Male

$24,276

Average Female

Edison Earnings by Educational Attainment

Edison Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Edison Language

98.38% of Edison residents speak only English, while 1.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.62% of the population.

Edison Language

Edison Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black87940746.3%
White2834415.55%
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38.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.08%

Male Poverty Rate

43.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Edison

The race most likely to be in poverty in Edison is Black, with 46.3% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Edison is White, with 15.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 19.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.27%.

Edison Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School39.06%
Bachelors or Greater31.34%
Less Than 9th Grade20.77%
Some College9.49%
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Edison Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed63.33%
Female Employed29.15%
Male Employed17.22%
Male Unemployed13.33%
showing: 4 rows

Edison Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Edison Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Edison Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

22.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.3%

Male Marriage Rate

17.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Edison Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Edison 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 35-44.

Edison Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Edison Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

21

Number of Veterans

21

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Edison Veterans by War

count

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Edison Veterans by Age

count

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Edison Veterans by Race

Edison Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

76.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Edison Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.1%

Labor Force Participation

42.3%

Employment Rate

17.2%

Unemployment Rate

Edison Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Edison Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Edison Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

89.75%

Born in Edison

99.67%

Native Born

0.33%

Foreign Born

0.33%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.67% of Edison residents were born in the United States, with 89.75% having been born in Georgia. 0.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Edison Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,008-24-2.33%
20281,032-24-2.27%
20271,056-24-2.22%
20261,080-24-2.17%
20251,104-24-2.13%
20241,128-24-2.08%
20231,152-24-2.04%
20221,176-24-2%
20211,200-23-1.88%
20201,223-171-12.27%
20191,394-49-3.4%
20181,443-14-0.96%
20171,457-5-0.34%
20161,462-36-2.4%
20151,49840.27%
20141,494-22-1.45%
20131,51660.4%
20121,510-12-0.79%
20111,522-20-1.3%
20101,542
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Edison Population by Year