Elberton, Georgia Population 2024

5,093

Elberton is a city located in Elbert County Georgia. Elberton has a 2024 population of 5,093. It is also the county seat of Elbert County.Elberton is currently growing at a rate of 3.08% annually and its population has increased by 9.86% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,636 in 2020.

The average household income in Elberton is $57,909 with a poverty rate of 29.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Elberton is 34.6 years, 34.9 years for males, and 34.6 years for females.

Elberton Demographics

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

  • White: 46.73%
  • Black or African American: 45.97%
  • Two or more races: 6.07%
  • Other race: 0.71%
  • Asian: 0.52%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
4.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,124.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
9.86% (457)
The current population of Elberton, Georgia is 5,093 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,636.

Elberton, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,16246.73%
Black or African American2,12745.97%
Two or more races2816.07%
Other race330.71%
Asian240.52%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Elberton Population by Race

Elberton Population Pyramid 2024

Elberton Median Age

34.6

Total

34.9

Male

34.6

Female

Elberton Adults

There are 3,233 adults, (820 of whom are seniors) in Elberton.

Elberton Age Dependency

91.8

Age Dependency Ratio

34

Old Age Dependency Ratio

57.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Elberton Sex Ratio

Female2,41352.15%
Male2,21447.85%

Elberton Population by Age

Elberton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,8382.4449.550.5
Non Family8211.114060
Married6473.2677.622.4
Female2823.7920.679.4
Male884.5123.976.1
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3.37

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

49.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Elberton 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

Elberton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Elberton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50%.

Elberton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,343

Average Earnings

$43,310

Average Male

$26,809

Average Female

Elberton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elberton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Elberton Language

89.83% of Elberton residents speak only English, while 10.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.06% of the population.

Elberton Language

Elberton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black2,0701,06251.3%
White1,91620710.8%
Hispanic3784912.96%
Multiple266269.77%
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29.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.76%

Male Poverty Rate

37.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elberton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elberton is Black, with 51.3% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elberton is Multiple, with 9.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.56%.

Elberton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College27.5%
Less Than 9th Grade21.68%
High School15.08%
Bachelors or Greater2.56%
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Elberton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed52.41%
Female Employed12.5%
Male Employed7.62%
Male Unemployed
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Elberton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elberton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Elberton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.1%

Male Marriage Rate

35.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Elberton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Elberton 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 55-64.

Elberton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Elberton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

336

Number of Veterans

224

Male Veterans

112

Female Veterans

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Elberton Veterans by War

count

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Elberton Veterans by Age

count

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Elberton Veterans by Race

Elberton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

19.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elberton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.6%

Labor Force Participation

53.1%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

Elberton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Elberton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Elberton 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

66.72%

Born in Elberton

92.28%

Native Born

7.72%

Foreign Born

3%

Non Citizen

4.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.28% of Elberton residents were born in the United States, with 66.72% having been born in Georgia. 3% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Elberton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,8531522.67%
20285,7011522.74%
20275,5491522.82%
20265,3971522.9%
20255,2451522.98%
20245,0931523.08%
20234,9411523.17%
20224,7891523.28%
20214,63710.02%
20204,6362926.72%
20194,34460.14%
20184,338-8-0.18%
20174,346-26-0.59%
20164,372-45-1.02%
20154,417-35-0.79%
20144,452-7-0.16%
20134,459-14-0.31%
20124,473-30-0.67%
20114,503-79-1.72%
20104,582-161-3.39%
20004,743-939-16.53%
19905,682-4-0.07%
19805,686-752-11.68%
19706,438-669-9.41%
19607,1073354.95%
19506,7725849.44%
19406,1881,53833.08%
19304,650-1,825-28.19%
19206,475-8-0.12%
19106,4832,64969.09%
19003,834
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Elberton Population by Year