Helen, Georgia Population 2021

582
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Helen is a city located in White County Georgia. With a 2020 population of 582, it is the 371st largest city in Georgia and the 12674th largest city in the United States . Helen is currently growing at a rate of 1.93% annually and its population has increased by 14.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 510 in 2010. Helen reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Helen has a population density of 269 people per square mile.

The average household income in Helen is $76,356 with a poverty rate of 7.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $716 per month, and the median house value is $227,500. The median age in Helen is 49.9 years, 60.8 years for males, and 43.3 years for females.

Helen Demographics

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

  • White: 94.43%
  • Asian: 2.26%
  • Two or more races: 2.26%
  • Black or African American: 1.05%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Helen, Georgia is 582 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 560.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 510.

Helen, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White54294.43%
Two or More Races132.26%
Asian132.26%
Black or African American61.05%
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Helen Population by Race

Helen Population Pyramid $2021

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Helen Median Age

49.9


Total

60.8


Male

43.3


Female

Helen Adults

There are 435 adults, (146 of whom are seniors) in Helen.

Helen Age Dependency

98.6

Age Dependency Ratio

50.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Helen Sex Ratio

Female

343

59.76%

Male

231

40.24%

Helen Population by Age

Helen Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Helen Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male0%0%
Non Family43.6%56.4%
All63.8%36.2%
Married75%25%
Female86.5%13.5%

63.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Helen Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2712.1263.8
Married1242.5675
Non Family1101.0743.6
Female373.7386.5
Male00

2.82

Average Family Size

2.12

Average Household Size

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Helen Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade81.96%
9th to 12th Grade20.49%
High School Graduate10625.92%
Some College8119.80%
Associates Degree6515.89%
Bachelors Degree9823.96%
Graduate Degree4911.98%
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Helen Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Helen Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White386382135
2+ Races1399
Asian75
Black333

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%.

Helen Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,098$48,750$35,685
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$23,611$22,917$37,656
Some College$35,982$$36,339
Bachelors Degree$58,333$80,938$
Graduate Degree$52,083$63,333$

$36,098

Average Earnings

$48,750

Average Male

$35,685

Average Female

Helen Earnings by Educational Attainment

Helen Language by Age

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Helen Language

95.56% of Helen residents speak only English, while 4.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.02% of the population.

Helen Language

Helen Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White542305.54%
Asian13646.15%
Black66100.00%

7.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.82%

Male Poverty Rate

4.96%

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 5.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.48%.

Helen Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade60.00%
High School9.43%
Some College5.48%
Bachelors or Greater2.04%

Helen Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.10%
Female Employed1.67%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Helen Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Helen Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,984$76,356
Families$90,417$97,294
Married Families$110,588-
Non Families$24,722$44,420
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Income by Household Type

Helen Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.2%

Male Marriage Rate

58.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Helen Married by Age and Sex

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Helen Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Helen Marital Status by Race

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Helen Marital Status

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48

Number of Veterans

48

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam20
First Gulf War12
Korea8
Second Gulf War2
World War II

Helen Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+14
65 to 7414
55 to 6411
35 to 549
18 to 34

Helen Veterans by Age

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Helen Veterans by Race

Helen Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Helen Veterans by Education

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57.1%

Labor Force Participation

56.2%

Employment Rate

1.6%

Unemployment Rate

Helen Employment by Age

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Helen Employment by Race

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Helen 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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50.00%

Born in Helen

95.99%

Native Born

4.01%

Foreign Born

1.22%

Non Citizen

2.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.99% of Helen residents were born in the United States, with 50.00% having been born in Georgia. 1.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Helen Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021582111.93%
2020571111.96%
2019560112.00%
201854961.10%
201754391.69%
201653461.14%
201552861.15%
201452210.19%
201352140.77%
201251710.19%
201151630.58%
20105130.00%

Helen Population by Year