Fort Valley, Georgia Population 2020

9,272
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Fort Valley is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 9,272, it is the 97th largest city in Georgia and the 3256th largest city in the United States. Fort Valley is currently growing at a rate of 1.70% annually but its population has decreased by -5.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,815 in 2010. Fort Valley reached it's highest population of 9,799 in 2010. Spanning over 8 miles, Fort Valley has a population density of 1,230 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fort Valley is $40,342 with a poverty rate of 38.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $591 per month, and the median house value is $78,700. The median age in Fort Valley is 25.4 years, 24.4 years for males, and 26.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.7 males.

Fort Valley Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 76.29%
  • White: 18.34%
  • Other race: 2.27%
  • Two or more races: 2.27%
  • Asian: 0.84%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Fort Valley, Georgia is 9,272, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,962.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,815.

Fort Valley, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American6,66876.29%
White1,60318.34%
Two or More Races1982.27%
Some Other Race1982.27%
Asian730.84%
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Fort Valley Population Pyramid 2020

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Fort Valley Median Age

25.4


Total

24.4


Male

26.4


Female

Fort Valley Adults

There are 7,137 adults, (963 of whom are seniors) in Fort Valley.

Fort Valley Age Dependency

41.6

Age Dependency Ratio

15.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Valley Sex Ratio

Female

4,489

51.36%

Male

4,251

48.64%

Fort Valley Households and Families

Fort Valley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fort Valley Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.7%25.3%
All36.5%63.5%
Non Family32.6%67.4%
Male28.2%71.8%
Female19.9%80.1%

36.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8942.3636.5
Non Family1,2201.2532.6
Female9103.1919.9
Married5623.2574.7
Male2022.8528.2

3.11

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Fort Valley Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade47810.77%
9th to 12th Grade61313.81%
High School Graduate1,19126.84%
Some College1,04423.52%
Associates Degree3718.36%
Bachelors Degree44610.05%
Graduate Degree2956.65%
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Fort Valley Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Black3,2092,467606
White790682126
Hispanic4071668
Multiple Races113788
Other Race11232
Asian23231

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 18.88%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,086$27,338$21,811
Less Than High School$15,678$15,625$15,833
High School Grad$24,125$28,451$23,063
Some College$20,422$32,109$16,121
Bachelors Degree$35,978$37,625$
Graduate Degree$52,625$$52,625

$23,086

Average Earnings

$27,338

Average Male

$21,811

Average Female

Fort Valley Language

Fort Valley Language by Age

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Fort Valley Language

91.05% of Fort Valley residents speak only English, while 8.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.44% of the population.

Fort Valley Poverty

Fort Valley Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,2912,37144.81%
White90615417.00%
Hispanic5939415.85%
Other1896132.28%
Asian1915.26%

38.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

35.79%

Male Poverty Rate

40.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Valley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Valley is Black, with 44.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Valley is Asian, with 5.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 40.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.93%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School43.37%
Some College39.05%
High School20.17%
Bachelors or Greater1.75%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed75.92%
Male Unemployed48.21%
Female Employed23.56%
Male Employed9.12%

Fort Valley Income

Fort Valley Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$23,542$40,342
Families$27,581$44,825
Married Families$58,772-
Non Families$17,392$32,068
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Fort Valley Marital Status

Fort Valley Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

17.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

20.2%

Male Marriage Rate

15.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Fort Valley Married by Age and Sex

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Fort Valley 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.

Fort Valley Marital Status by Race

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Fort Valley Veterans

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400

Number of Veterans

368

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam152
Second Gulf War94
First Gulf War80
Korea27
World War II
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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64165
65 to 74100
35 to 5478
18 to 3430
75+27
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Name Veterans % of Total
Black3175.92%
White835.82%
Hispanic71.44%

Fort Valley Veterans by Education

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25.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

59.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Valley Employment Status

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44.8%

Labor Force Participation

36.3%

Employment Rate

19%

Unemployment Rate

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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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80.18%

Born in Georgia

94.85%

Native Born

5.15%

Foreign Born

2.07%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.85% of Fort Valley residents were born in the United States, with 80.18% having been born in Georgia. 2.07% 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
20209,2721551.70%
20199,1171551.73%
20188,9622332.67%
20178,7291551.81%
20168,574290.34%
20158,545-363-4.07%
20148,908-116-1.29%
20139,024-666-6.87%
20129,690-50-0.51%
20119,740-59-0.60%
20109,7991,7942.04%
20008,005-193-0.24%
19908,198-802-0.93%
19809,000-251-0.27%
19709,2519411.08%
19608,3101,4902.00%
19506,8201,8673.25%
19404,9533930.83%
19304,5601,3373.53%
19203,2235261.80%
19102,6970.00%