Griffin, Georgia Population 2020

23,094
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Griffin is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 23,094, it is the 45th largest city in Georgia and the 1654th largest city in the United States. Griffin is currently growing at a rate of 0.47% annually but its population has decreased by -2.32% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 23,643 in 2010. Griffin reached it's highest population of 23,451 in 2000. Spanning over 14 miles, Griffin has a population density of 1,657 people per square mile.

The average household income in Griffin is $47,975 with a poverty rate of 30.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $835 per month, and the median house value is $110,700. The median age in Griffin is 32.5 years, 31.6 years for males, and 34 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.6 males.

Griffin Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 55.43%
  • White: 41.50%
  • Two or more races: 1.25%
  • Asian: 1.11%
  • Other race: 0.53%
  • Native American: 0.18%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Griffin, Georgia is 23,094, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 22,878.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 23,643.

Griffin, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American12,59655.43%
White9,43041.50%
Two or More Races2841.25%
Asian2531.11%
Some Other Race1210.53%
American Indian and Alaska Native410.18%
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Griffin Population Pyramid 2020

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Griffin Median Age

32.5


Total

31.6


Male

34


Female

Griffin Adults

There are 16,863 adults, (2,902 of whom are seniors) in Griffin.

Griffin Age Dependency

62.8

Age Dependency Ratio

20.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42

Child Dependency Ratio

Griffin Sex Ratio

Female

12,113

53.30%

Male

10,612

46.70%

Griffin Households and Families

Griffin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Griffin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married64.6%35.4%
Male36.8%63.2%
All34.7%65.3%
Non Family29.8%70.2%
Female12.5%87.5%

34.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,9182.5234.7
Non Family3,7401.2229.8
Female2,4093.5912.5
Married2,3753.3764.6
Male3943.2836.8

3.29

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

9.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Griffin Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9866.78%
9th to 12th Grade2,06214.18%
High School Graduate5,45037.48%
Some College2,57417.70%
Associates Degree1,0777.41%
Bachelors Degree1,53810.58%
Graduate Degree8545.87%
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Griffin Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Black7,5375,320497
White5,9675,2271,612
Hispanic745662113
Asian16116191
Multiple Races13513564
Other Race666626
Native American231515

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 native american people with a rate of 65.22%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,911$31,562$21,569
Less Than High School$18,241$18,337$18,095
High School Grad$24,385$28,105$16,527
Some College$26,015$36,435$17,373
Bachelors Degree$42,397$50,954$41,429
Graduate Degree$66,786$76,591$56,667

$26,911

Average Earnings

$31,562

Average Male

$21,569

Average Female

Griffin Language

Griffin Language by Age

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Griffin Language

95.03% of Griffin residents speak only English, while 4.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.39% of the population.

Griffin Poverty

Griffin Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black12,4914,98339.89%
White8,2731,34116.21%
Hispanic1,19046238.82%
Multiple28414149.65%
Other1211915.70%
Native41819.51%

30.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.96%

Male Poverty Rate

34.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Griffin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Griffin is Multiple, with 49.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Griffin is Other, with 15.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.50%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.98%
High School27.88%
Some College19.84%
Bachelors or Greater7.33%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed42.05%
Female Unemployed40.00%
Female Employed19.17%
Male Employed11.02%

Griffin Income

Griffin Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,552$47,975
Families$36,109$53,658
Married Families$63,339-
Non Families$24,583$37,616
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Griffin Marital Status

Griffin Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

30.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.2%

Male Marriage Rate

28.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Griffin Married by Age and Sex

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Griffin 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.

Griffin Marital Status by Race

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Griffin Veterans

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1,341

Number of Veterans

1,156

Male Veterans

185

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War423
Vietnam400
Second Gulf War173
Korea71
World War II36
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54506
65 to 74350
55 to 64263
75+162
18 to 3460
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Name Veterans % of Total
White7469.79%
Black5195.90%
Hispanic9611.36%
Asian7647.20%

Griffin Veterans by Education

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12.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Griffin Employment Status

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59%

Labor Force Participation

54.4%

Employment Rate

7.6%

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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76.38%

Born in Georgia

96.59%

Native Born

3.41%

Foreign Born

1.82%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.59% of Griffin residents were born in the United States, with 76.38% having been born in Georgia. 1.82% 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
202023,0941080.47%
201922,9861080.47%
201822,8781070.47%
201722,7711080.48%
201622,663650.29%
201522,598-100-0.44%
201422,698-40-0.18%
201322,738-132-0.58%
201222,870-219-0.95%
201123,089-99-0.43%
201023,188-263-0.11%
200023,4512,1040.94%
199021,3476190.29%
198020,728-2,006-0.92%
197022,7349990.45%
196021,7357,7534.51%
195013,9827600.56%
194013,2222,9012.51%
193010,3212,0812.28%
19208,2407620.98%
19107,4786210.87%
19006,8572,3544.29%
18904,5038832.21%
18803,6201990.57%
18703,4210.00%