Helen, Georgia Population 2020

568

Helen is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 568, it is the 373rd largest city in Georgia and the 12773rd largest city in the United States. Helen is currently growing at a rate of 1.61% annually and its population has increased by 11.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 510 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Helen has a population density of 262 people per square mile.

The average household income in Helen is $69,320 with a poverty rate of 16.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $546 per month, and the median house value is $241,700. The median age in Helen is 57.9 years, 61.4 years for males, and 55.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.0 males.

Helen Demographics

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

  • White: 90.26%
  • Two or more races: 4.87%
  • Asian: 4.10%
  • Black or African American: 0.77%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Helen, Georgia is 568, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 550.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 510.

Helen, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White35290.26%
Two or More Races194.87%
Asian164.10%
Black or African American30.77%

Helen Population Pyramid 2020

Helen Median Age

57.9


Total

61.4


Male

55.2


Female

Helen Adults

There are 349 adults, (130 of whom are seniors) in Helen.

Helen Age Dependency

78.1

Age Dependency Ratio

59.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

18.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Helen Sex Ratio

Female

195

50.00%

Male

195

50.00%

Helen Households and Families

Helen Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Helen Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.4%20.6%
Female71.4%28.6%
All64.9%35.1%
Non Family47.2%52.8%
Male0%0%

64.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2051.964.9
Married1022.3979.4
Non Family891.0447.2
Female143.7971.4
Male00

2.46

Average Family Size

1.9

Average Household Size

3.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Helen Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade92.58%
9th to 12th Grade92.58%
High School Graduate8624.64%
Some College10229.23%
Associates Degree226.30%
Bachelors Degree8022.92%
Graduate Degree4111.75%

Helen Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White318311106
Multiple Races191313
Asian105
Black222

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

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

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,066$36,250$32,266
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$23,214$19,722$31,875
Some College$$$
Bachelors Degree$77,250$82,813$
Graduate Degree$$63,125$

$35,066

Average Earnings

$36,250

Average Male

$32,266

Average Female

Helen Language

Helen Language by Age

Helen Language

94.41% of Helen residents speak only English, while 5.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.19% of the population.

Helen Poverty

Helen Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3524613.07%
Asian1616100.00%
Black33100.00%

16.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.92%

Male Poverty Rate

16.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Helen

The race most likely to be in poverty in Helen is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Helen is White, with 13.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.17%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School44.44%
Some College15.32%
High School11.63%
Bachelors or Greater1.65%
Name Poverty
Female Employed11.90%
Male Employed9.52%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Helen Income

Helen Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,583$69,320
Families$83,333$91,576
Married Families$90,455-
Non Families$24,821$34,963

Helen Marital Status

Helen Marital Status

Marriage Rates

62.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.7%

Male Marriage Rate

65.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Helen Married by Age and Sex

Helen 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 55-64.

Helen Marital Status by Race

Helen Veterans

43

Number of Veterans

40

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam16
First Gulf War16
Korea4
Second Gulf War2
World War II
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5413
75+11
65 to 7410
55 to 649
18 to 34

$Helen Veterans by Education

13.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Helen Employment Status

55.1%

Labor Force Participation

53.1%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Helen 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

47.69%

Born in Georgia

93.59%

Native Born

6.41%

Foreign Born

2.05%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.59% of Helen residents were born in the United States, with 47.69% having been born in Georgia. 2.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202056891.61%
201955991.64%
201855071.29%
201754391.69%
201653461.14%
201552861.15%
201452210.19%
201352140.77%
201251720.39%
201151520.39%
20105130.00%