Harlem, Georgia Population 2021

3,591
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Harlem is a city located in Columbia County Georgia. With a 2020 population of 3,591, it is the 175th largest city in Georgia and the 5708th largest city in the United States . Harlem is currently growing at a rate of 3.16% annually and its population has increased by 34.70% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,666 in 2010. Harlem reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 6 miles, Harlem has a population density of 569 people per square mile.

The average household income in Harlem is $64,135 with a poverty rate of 10.90%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $696 per month, and the median house value is $128,600. The median age in Harlem is 34.8 years, 30.6 years for males, and 36.8 years for females.

Harlem Demographics

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

  • White: 76.70%
  • Black or African American: 21.52%
  • Two or more races: 1.40%
  • Other race: 0.38%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Harlem, Georgia is 3,591 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,371.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,666.

Harlem, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,40676.70%
Black or African American67521.52%
Two or More Races441.40%
Some Other Race120.38%
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Harlem Population by Race

Harlem Population Pyramid $2021

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Harlem Median Age

34.8


Total

30.6


Male

36.8


Female

Harlem Adults

There are 2,269 adults, (469 of whom are seniors) in Harlem.

Harlem Age Dependency

74.3

Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Harlem Sex Ratio

Female

1,580

50.37%

Male

1,557

49.63%

Harlem Population by Age

Harlem Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Harlem Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family48.9%51.1%
Female66.7%33.3%
All67.2%32.8%
Male70.2%29.8%
Married81.3%18.7%

67.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Harlem Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0213.0667.2
Married4773.9481.3
Non Family3761.2448.9
Female1114.6466.7
Male574.6770.2

4.08

Average Family Size

3.06

Average Household Size

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Harlem Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade733.73%
9th to 12th Grade22111.30%
High School Graduate59430.38%
Some College64332.89%
Associates Degree1387.06%
Bachelors Degree1929.82%
Graduate Degree944.81%
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Harlem Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Harlem Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,5211,323266
Black41432420
Hispanic2014
Other Race126

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 86.98%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.49%.

Harlem Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,565$42,273$26,667
Less Than 9th Grade$26,979$$26,771
High School Graduate$22,292$37,917$16,313
Some College$36,667$44,028$28,787
Bachelors Degree$40,571$73,000$34,659
Graduate Degree$58,542$$58,750

$32,565

Average Earnings

$42,273

Average Male

$26,667

Average Female

Harlem Earnings by Educational Attainment

Harlem Language by Age

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Harlem Language

98.79% of Harlem residents speak only English, while 1.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.21% of the population.

Harlem Language

Harlem Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,36431913.49%
Black675223.26%

10.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.44%

Male Poverty Rate

8.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Harlem

The race most likely to be in poverty in Harlem is White, with 13.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Harlem is Black, with 3.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.90%.

Harlem Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.90%
Some College11.65%
Bachelors or Greater6.64%
High School5.72%

Harlem Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed42.11%
Male Employed14.45%
Female Employed7.46%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Harlem Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Harlem Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,607$64,135
Families$64,593$77,837
Married Families$76,641-
Non Families$31,212$40,442
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Income by Household Type

Harlem Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.3%

Male Marriage Rate

46.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Harlem Married by Age and Sex

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Harlem Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Harlem Marital Status by Race

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Harlem Marital Status

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290

Number of Veterans

257

Male Veterans

33

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam93
First Gulf War92
Second Gulf War83
Korea19
World War II

Harlem Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54102
55 to 6466
75+58
65 to 7437
18 to 3427

Harlem Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White25914.90%
Black316.29%
Hispanic840.00%

Harlem Veterans by Race

Harlem Veterans by Education

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1.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Harlem Veterans by Education

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62.3%

Labor Force Participation

57.6%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Harlem Employment by Age

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Harlem Employment by Race

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Harlem 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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67.55%

Born in Harlem

99.14%

Native Born

0.86%

Foreign Born

0.19%

Non Citizen

0.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.14% of Harlem residents were born in the United States, with 67.55% having been born in Georgia. 0.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Harlem Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,5911103.16%
20203,4811103.26%
20193,3711103.37%
20183,2611213.85%
20173,1401464.88%
20162,994541.84%
20152,940592.05%
20142,881381.34%
20132,843562.01%
20122,787321.16%
20112,755792.95%
20102,6760.00%

Harlem Population by Year