Harlem, Georgia Population 2020

3,567

Harlem is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 3,567, it is the 176th largest city in Georgia and the 5730th largest city in the United States. Harlem is currently growing at a rate of 4.24% annually and its population has increased by 33.80% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,666 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Harlem has a population density of 566 people per square mile.

The average household income in Harlem is $62,105 with a poverty rate of 15.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $841 per month, and the median house value is $117,300. The median age in Harlem is 31.7 years, 31 years for males, and 31.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.0 males.

Harlem Demographics

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

  • White: 76.42%
  • Black or African American: 21.64%
  • Two or more races: 1.54%
  • Other race: 0.39%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Harlem, Georgia is 3,567, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,277.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,666.

Harlem, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,33476.42%
Black or African American66121.64%
Two or More Races471.54%
Some Other Race120.39%

Harlem Population Pyramid 2020

Harlem Median Age

31.7


Total

31


Male

31.9


Female

Harlem Adults

There are 2,182 adults, (408 of whom are seniors) in Harlem.

Harlem Age Dependency

72.2

Age Dependency Ratio

23

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Harlem Sex Ratio

Female

1,535

50.26%

Male

1,519

49.74%

Harlem Households and Families

Harlem Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Harlem Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.8%25.2%
Non Family71.7%28.3%
All71.4%28.6%
Male65.4%34.6%
Female62%38%

71.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9663.1571.4
Married4613.9774.8
Non Family3111.1771.7
Female1424.2662
Male524.7565.4

4.04

Average Family Size

3.15

Average Household Size

4.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Harlem Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1095.79%
9th to 12th Grade1528.08%
High School Graduate57230.39%
Some College65434.75%
Associates Degree1347.12%
Bachelors Degree1628.61%
Graduate Degree995.26%

Harlem Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,4971,308232
Black35829226
Hispanic2418
Other Race126
Multiple Races333

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,654$39,615$26,500
Less Than High School$21,859$53,375$21,442
High School Grad$30,811$34,156$20,375
Some College$33,274$41,023$28,500
Bachelors Degree$40,000$70,000$32,321
Graduate Degree$56,406$77,708$56,250

$31,654

Average Earnings

$39,615

Average Male

$26,500

Average Female

Harlem Language

Harlem Language by Age

Harlem Language

97.96% of Harlem residents speak only English, while 2.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.04% of the population.

Harlem Poverty

Harlem Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,30435015.19%
Black66111517.40%
Hispanic42614.29%

15.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.29%

Male Poverty Rate

16.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Harlem

The race most likely to be in poverty in Harlem is Black, with 17.40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Harlem is Hispanic, with 14.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.51%.

Name Poverty
Some College13.71%
Less Than High School13.03%
High School8.92%
Bachelors or Greater7.28%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.24%
Male Employed13.69%
Female Employed8.69%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Harlem Income

Harlem Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,674$62,105
Families$63,151$70,034
Married Families$71,563-
Non Families$45,045$45,182

Harlem Marital Status

Harlem Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.5%

Male Marriage Rate

46.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Harlem Married by Age and Sex

Harlem Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Harlem Marital Status by Race

Harlem Veterans

275

Number of Veterans

228

Male Veterans

47

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War100
Vietnam74
Second Gulf War63
Korea22
World War II
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54110
75+58
55 to 6447
65 to 7431
18 to 3429
Name Veterans % of Total
White23313.63%
Black398.99%
Hispanic625.00%
2 or More3100.00%

$Harlem Veterans by Education

2.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Harlem Employment Status

59.8%

Labor Force Participation

56%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Harlem Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

66.54%

Born in Georgia

99.02%

Native Born

0.98%

Foreign Born

0.20%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.02% of Harlem residents were born in the United States, with 66.54% having been born in Georgia. 0.20% 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
20203,5671454.24%
20193,4221454.42%
20183,2771223.87%
20173,1551454.82%
20163,010521.76%
20152,958622.14%
20142,896351.22%
20132,861562.00%
20122,805321.15%
20112,773732.70%
20102,7000.00%