Georgetown, Georgia Population 2024

12,522

Georgetown is a city located in Chatham County Georgia. Georgetown has a 2024 population of 12,522. Georgetown is currently growing at a rate of 0.13% annually but its population has decreased by -0.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,545 in 2020.

The average household income in Georgetown is $94,012 with a poverty rate of 7.74%. The median age in Georgetown is 33.1 years: 28.9 years for males, and 38.1 years for females.

Georgetown Demographics

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

  • White: 48.58%
  • Black or African American: 39.64%
  • Two or more races: 6.54%
  • Asian: 3.15%
  • Native American: 1.22%
  • Other race: 0.86%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
8.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,530.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.18% (-23)
The current population of Georgetown, Georgia is 12,522 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 12,545.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,06848.58%
Black or African American4,95139.64%
Two or more races8176.54%
Asian3933.15%
Native American1531.22%
Other race1080.86%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Georgetown Population by Race

Georgetown Population Pyramid 2024

Georgetown Median Age

33.1

Total

28.9

Male

38.1

Female

Georgetown Adults

There are 9,574 adults, (1,411 of whom are seniors) in Georgetown.

Georgetown Age Dependency

53

Age Dependency Ratio

17.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Georgetown Sex Ratio

Female5,69645.6%
Male6,79454.4%

Georgetown Population by Age

Georgetown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,0462.4751.548.5
Married2,1192.8473.726.3
Non Family1,6841.3635.364.7
Female8933.5229.870.2
Male3502.950.649.4

2.98

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

51.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Georgetown Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade4295.08%
Associates Degree8169.66%
Bachelors Degree2,20626.11%
Graduate Degree1,02612.14%
High School Graduate1,59418.87%
Less Than 9th Grade1291.53%
Some College2,24826.61%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Georgetown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Georgetown Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White4,1373,9691,852
Black3,3153,1691,071
Hispanic410334116
Asian387323205
2+ Races30119754
Other Race634429
Native American5200

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.94%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.97%.

Georgetown Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$49,769$61,149$42,074
Graduate Degree$75,048$108,031$49,769
High School Graduate$35,577$35,409$49,896
Less Than 9th Grade$19,931$28,415$18,032
Overall$43,684$44,857$42,000
Some College$47,677$53,171$40,872

$43,684

Average Earnings

$44,857

Average Male

$42,000

Average Female

Georgetown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Georgetown Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Georgetown Language

91.52% of Georgetown residents speak only English, while 8.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.65% of the population.

Georgetown Language

Georgetown Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black4,9494128.32%
White5,7793996.9%
Multiple81712615.42%
Hispanic717304.18%
Other10810.93%

7.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.33%

Male Poverty Rate

9.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Georgetown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Georgetown is Multiple, with 15.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Georgetown is Other, with 0.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.24%.

Georgetown Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.75%
Some College7.57%
High School5.96%
Bachelors or Greater3.28%

Georgetown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed10.82%
Female Employed7.49%
Male Employed3.95%
Female Unemployed0%

Georgetown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Georgetown Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$81,144$104,445
Households$70,640$94,012
Married Families$106,382$-999,999,999
Non Families$49,270$69,357

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Georgetown Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.8%

Male Marriage Rate

44.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Georgetown Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Georgetown 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.

Georgetown Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Georgetown Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,181

Number of Veterans

976

Male Veterans

205

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War742
Second Gulf War457
Vietnam193
Korea103
World War II0

Georgetown Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54512
55 to 64334
75+117
18 to 34112
65 to 74106

Georgetown Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White69514.58%
Black48613.55%

Georgetown Veterans by Race

Georgetown Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Georgetown Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.7%

Labor Force Participation

63.5%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Georgetown Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Georgetown Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Georgetown 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

47.87%

Born in Georgetown

90.88%

Native Born

9.12%

Foreign Born

1.1%

Non Citizen

8.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.88% of Georgetown residents were born in the United States, with 47.87% having been born in Georgia. 1.1% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Georgetown Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202412,522160.13%
202312,506160.13%
202212,490160.13%
202112,474-71-0.57%
202012,545-406-3.13%
201912,951-518-3.85%
201813,4692982.26%
201713,1715504.36%
201612,621210.17%
201512,6003652.98%
201412,235-14-0.11%
201312,2494303.64%
201211,819-536-4.34%
201112,3555324.5%
201011,82300%

Georgetown Population by Year