Harlem, Georgia Population 2024

4,158

Harlem is a city located in Columbia County Georgia. Harlem has a 2024 population of 4,158. Harlem is currently growing at a rate of 2.46% annually and its population has increased by 15.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,613 in 2020.

The average household income in Harlem is $77,446 with a poverty rate of 2.2%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Harlem is 29.9 years, 31.3 years for males, and 29.6 years for females.

Harlem Demographics

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

  • White: 68.01%
  • Black or African American: 27.21%
  • Two or more races: 4.02%
  • Other race: 0.76%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
6.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
659.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
15.08% (545)
The current population of Harlem, Georgia is 4,158 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,613.

Harlem, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,50468.01%
Black or African American1,00227.21%
Two or more races1484.02%
Other race280.76%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Harlem Population by Race

Harlem Population Pyramid 2024

Harlem Median Age

29.9

Total

31.3

Male

29.6

Female

Harlem Adults

There are 2,459 adults, (450 of whom are seniors) in Harlem.

Harlem Age Dependency

83.3

Age Dependency Ratio

22.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

60.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Harlem Sex Ratio

Female2,16158.69%
Male1,52141.31%

Harlem Population by Age

Harlem Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,2412.9564.635.4
Married4324.1696.13.9
Non Family4151.144.155.9
Female2873.3333.866.2
Male1074.281000
showing: 5 rows

3.64

Average Family Size

2.95

Average Household Size

64.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Harlem Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Harlem Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Harlem Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

Harlem Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,129

Average Earnings

$62,891

Average Male

$32,474

Average Female

Harlem Earnings by Educational Attainment

Harlem Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Harlem Language

98.64% of Harlem residents speak only English, while 1.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.83% of the population.

Harlem Language

Harlem Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,475773.11%
Black1,00240.4%
showing: 2 rows

2.2%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.04%

Male Poverty Rate

1.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Harlem

The race most likely to be in poverty in Harlem is White, with 3.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Harlem is Black, with 0.4% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 3.17%.

Harlem Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade1.47%
Bachelors or Greater1.43%
High School0.98%
Some College0.86%
showing: 4 rows

Harlem Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed25%
Male Employed1.97%
Female Employed1.23%
Male Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Harlem Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Harlem Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Harlem Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.9%

Male Marriage Rate

44.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Harlem Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Harlem 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.

Harlem Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Harlem Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

410

Number of Veterans

344

Male Veterans

66

Female Veterans

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Harlem Veterans by War

count

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Harlem Veterans by Age

count

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Harlem Veterans by Race

Harlem Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Harlem Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.7%

Labor Force Participation

66%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Harlem Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Harlem Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Harlem 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

62.11%

Born in Harlem

98.94%

Native Born

1.06%

Foreign Born

0.87%

Non Citizen

0.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.94% of Harlem residents were born in the United States, with 62.11% having been born in Georgia. 0.87% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,6581002.19%
20284,5581002.24%
20274,4581002.29%
20264,3581002.35%
20254,2581002.41%
20244,1581002.46%
20234,0581002.53%
20223,9581002.59%
20213,8582456.78%
20203,6132306.8%
20193,3831123.42%
20183,2711233.91%
20173,1481464.86%
20163,002541.83%
20152,948632.18%
20142,885381.33%
20132,847541.93%
20122,793331.2%
20112,760802.99%
20102,680
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Harlem Population by Year