Ideal, Georgia Population 2022

424
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Ideal is a city located in Macon County Georgia. Ideal has a 2020 population of 424. Ideal is currently declining at a rate of -1.17% annually and its population has decreased by -14.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 495 in 2010.

The average household income in Ideal is $30,313 with a poverty rate of 32.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $419 per month, and the median house value is $60,900. The median age in Ideal is 59.3 years, 59.8 years for males, and 57.3 years for females.

Ideal Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 76.28%
  • White: 23.40%
  • Two or more races: 0.32%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Ideal, Georgia is 424 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 424.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 495.

Ideal, Georgia Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American23876.28%
White7323.40%
Two or More Races10.32%
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Ideal Population by Race

Ideal Population Pyramid $2022

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Ideal Median Age

59.3


Total

59.8


Male

57.3


Female

Ideal Adults

There are 284 adults, (109 of whom are seniors) in Ideal.

Ideal Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

62.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

16

Child Dependency Ratio

Ideal Sex Ratio

Female

170

54.49%

Male

142

45.51%

Ideal Population by Age

Ideal Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ideal Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family51.7%48.3%
All62.9%37.1%
Married65.5%34.5%
Female76.7%23.3%
Male100%0%

62.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ideal Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1241.8862.9
Non Family60051.7
Female303.176.7
Married292.3465.5
Male52.4100

2.69

Average Family Size

1.88

Average Household Size

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Ideal Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5219.12%
9th to 12th Grade6323.16%
High School Graduate7126.10%
Some College5118.75%
Associates Degree196.99%
Bachelors Degree114.04%
Graduate Degree51.84%
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Ideal Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ideal Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 62.12%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 6.06%.

Ideal Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,375$31,500$19,250
Less Than 9th Grade$13,125$$11,250
High School Graduate$26,111$$
Some College$$53,750$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$25,375

Average Earnings

$31,500

Average Male

$19,250

Average Female

Ideal Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ideal Language by Age

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Ideal Language

99.67% of Ideal residents speak only English, while 0.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.33% of the population.

Ideal Language

Ideal Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1926835.42%
White40717.50%
Multiple11100.00%
OtherNaN%

32.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.72%

Male Poverty Rate

35.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ideal

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ideal is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.92%.

Ideal Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.37%
Some College30.00%
High School10.53%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Ideal Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed8.70%
Male Employed0.00%

Ideal Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ideal Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$22,188$30,313
Families$41,591$42,797
Married Families$32,083-
Non Families$10,357$15,915
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Income by Household Type

Ideal Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

25.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.5%

Male Marriage Rate

20.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Ideal Married by Age and Sex

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Ideal 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 55-64.

Ideal Marital Status by Race

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Ideal Marital Status

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21

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea10
First Gulf War6
Second Gulf War6
Vietnam5
World War II

Ideal Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+10
18 to 346
65 to 745
55 to 64
35 to 54

Ideal Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black177.98%
White45.71%

Ideal Veterans by Race

Ideal Veterans by Education

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50.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

56.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ideal Veterans by Education

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29.6%

Labor Force Participation

25%

Employment Rate

15.5%

Unemployment Rate

Ideal Employment by Age

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Ideal Employment by Race

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Ideal 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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86.86%

Born in Ideal

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Ideal residents were born in the United States, with 86.86% having been born in Georgia. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Ideal Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2022424-5-1.17%
2021429-5-1.15%
2020434-5-1.14%
2019439-5-1.13%
2018444-2-0.45%
2017446-10-2.19%
2016456-4-0.87%
2015460-7-1.50%
2014467-6-1.27%
2013473-7-1.46%
2012480-6-1.23%
2011486-9-1.82%
20104950.00%

Ideal Population by Year