Higgston, Georgia Population 2024

305

Higgston is a city located in Montgomery County Georgia. Higgston has a 2024 population of 305. Higgston is currently declining at a rate of -1.29% annually and its population has decreased by -2.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 313 in 2020.

The average household income in Higgston is $56,569 with a poverty rate of 17.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Higgston is 46.5 years, 50.4 years for males, and 46 years for females.

Higgston Demographics

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

  • White: 55.21%
  • Black or African American: 41.41%
  • Two or more races: 3.38%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
3.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
97.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.56% (-8)
The current population of Higgston, Georgia is 305 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 313.

Higgston, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White19655.21%
Black or African American14741.41%
Two or more races123.38%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Higgston Population by Race

Higgston Population Pyramid 2024

Higgston Median Age

46.5

Total

50.4

Male

46

Female

Higgston Adults

There are 282 adults, (89 of whom are seniors) in Higgston.

Higgston Age Dependency

83.9

Age Dependency Ratio

46.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Higgston Sex Ratio

Female24869.86%
Male10730.14%

Higgston Population by Age

Higgston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1512.3552.347.7
Female562.1616.183.9
Married493.2989.810.2
Non Family441.0954.545.5
Male212.51000
showing: 5 rows

2.77

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

52.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Higgston 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

Higgston Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Higgston Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 50%.

Higgston Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$30,652

Average Earnings

$31,875

Average Male

$30,395

Average Female

Higgston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Higgston Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Higgston Language

100% of Higgston residents speak only English, while speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by of the population.

Higgston Language

Higgston Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1473825.85%
White1962211.22%
Multiple1218.33%
showing: 3 rows

17.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.63%

Male Poverty Rate

16.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Higgston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Higgston is Black, with 25.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Higgston is Multiple, with 8.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 24.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.65%.

Higgston Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade56.82%
High School19.19%
Some College5.71%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Higgston Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed20.45%
Female Employed1.75%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Higgston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Higgston Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Higgston Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

32.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.0%

Male Marriage Rate

24.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Higgston Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Higgston 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 Over 65.

Higgston Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Higgston Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

6

Number of Veterans

6

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Higgston Veterans by War

count

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Higgston Veterans by Age

count

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Higgston Veterans by Race

Higgston Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Higgston Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.7%

Labor Force Participation

49.1%

Employment Rate

8.7%

Unemployment Rate

Higgston Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Higgston Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Higgston 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

91.27%

Born in Higgston

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Higgston residents were born in the United States, with 91.27% having been born in Georgia. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Higgston Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029285-4-1.38%
2028289-4-1.37%
2027293-4-1.35%
2026297-4-1.33%
2025301-4-1.31%
2024305-4-1.29%
2023309-4-1.28%
2022313-4-1.26%
202131741.28%
202031320.64%
201931110.32%
2018310-1-0.32%
2017311
201631141.3%
2015307-3-0.97%
201431010.32%
2013309-2-0.64%
2012311-3-0.96%
2011314-4-1.26%
2010318
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Higgston Population by Year