Elberton, Georgia Population 2022

4,317
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Elberton is a city located in Elbert County Georgia. Elberton has a 2020 population of 4,317. It is also the county seat of Elbert County. Elberton is currently declining at a rate of -0.09% annually and its population has decreased by -5.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,570 in 2010.

The average household income in Elberton is $49,490 with a poverty rate of 28.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $682 per month, and the median house value is $85,000. The median age in Elberton is 42.2 years, 40.2 years for males, and 43.3 years for females.

Elberton Demographics

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

  • White: 52.77%
  • Black or African American: 44.39%
  • Other race: 1.50%
  • Two or more races: 1.34%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Elberton, Georgia is 4,317 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,317.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,570.

Elberton, Georgia Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,29252.77%
Black or African American1,92844.39%
Some Other Race651.50%
Two or More Races581.34%
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Elberton Population by Race

Elberton Population Pyramid $2022

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Elberton Median Age

42.2


Total

40.2


Male

43.3


Female

Elberton Adults

There are 3,411 adults, (793 of whom are seniors) in Elberton.

Elberton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Elberton Sex Ratio

Female

2,133

49.11%

Male

2,210

50.89%

Elberton Population by Age

Elberton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Elberton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female31.3%68.7%
Non Family37.6%62.4%
Male46.4%53.6%
All50.4%49.6%
Married83.7%16.3%

50.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Elberton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7542.4150.4
Non Family7571.2237.6
Married5162.9583.7
Female3713.6731.3
Male1103.7946.4

3.23

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

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Elberton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1976.54%
9th to 12th Grade38412.75%
High School Graduate1,10136.57%
Some College71523.75%
Associates Degree2257.47%
Bachelors Degree2769.17%
Graduate Degree1133.75%
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Elberton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Elberton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,5861,289275
Black1,2661,081106
Hispanic11642
Other Race25
2+ Races18188

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 44.44%.

Elberton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,380$33,090$22,026
Less Than 9th Grade$21,940$30,195$15,926
High School Graduate$31,025$33,750$26,515
Some College$26,189$33,667$
Bachelors Degree$35,436$38,846$35,029
Graduate Degree$$250,000$

$30,380

Average Earnings

$33,090

Average Male

$22,026

Average Female

Elberton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elberton Language by Age

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Elberton Language

92.18% of Elberton residents speak only English, while 7.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.45% of the population.

Elberton Language

Elberton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,89186145.53%
White1,92221911.39%
Hispanic33710029.67%
Other65NaN%
Multiple581017.24%

28.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.65%

Male Poverty Rate

34.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elberton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elberton is Black, with 45.53% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 38.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.35%.

Elberton Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School30.51%
Some College22.63%
Less Than 9th Grade21.84%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Elberton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed84.21%
Female Employed18.34%
Male Employed12.49%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Elberton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elberton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$33,895$49,490
Families$44,899$59,893
Married Families$53,269-
Non Families$18,750$33,885
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Income by Household Type

Elberton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

31.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.0%

Male Marriage Rate

31.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Elberton Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Elberton Marital Status

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335

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam100
First Gulf War73
Second Gulf War22
World War II13
Korea1

Elberton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64106
35 to 5497
65 to 7484
75+39
18 to 349

Elberton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White20210.49%
Black1238.58%
2+ Races1055.56%

Elberton Veterans by Race

Elberton Veterans by Education

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7.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elberton Veterans by Education

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48.5%

Labor Force Participation

43.4%

Employment Rate

10.1%

Unemployment Rate

Elberton Employment by Age

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Elberton Employment by Race

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Elberton 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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75.22%

Born in Elberton

95.60%

Native Born

4.40%

Foreign Born

2.05%

Non Citizen

2.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.60% of Elberton residents were born in the United States, with 75.22% having been born in Georgia. 2.05% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20224,317-4-0.09%
20214,321-4-0.09%
20204,325-4-0.09%
20194,329-4-0.09%
20184,333-1-0.02%
20174,334-30-0.69%
20164,364-42-0.95%
20154,406-34-0.77%
20144,440-8-0.18%
20134,448-14-0.31%
20124,462-29-0.65%
20114,491-79-1.73%
20104,570-173-0.37%
20004,743-939-1.79%
19905,682-4-0.01%
19805,686-752-1.23%
19706,438-669-0.98%
19607,1073350.48%
19506,7725840.91%
19406,1881,5382.90%
19304,650-1,825-3.26%
19206,475-8-0.01%
19106,4832,6495.39%
19003,8340.00%

Elberton Population by Year