Jesup, Georgia Population 2021

9,915
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Jesup is a city located in Wayne County Georgia. It is also the county seat of Wayne County. With a 2020 population of 9,915, it is the 94th largest city in Georgia and the 3128th largest city in the United States . Jesup is currently growing at a rate of 0.37% annually but its population has decreased by -2.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,214 in 2010. Jesup reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 17 miles, Jesup has a population density of 599 people per square mile.

The average household income in Jesup is $49,668 with a poverty rate of 20.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $642 per month, and the median house value is $99,700. The median age in Jesup is 34.8 years, 30.9 years for males, and 37.6 years for females.

Jesup Demographics

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

  • White: 53.52%
  • Black or African American: 38.41%
  • Two or more races: 4.18%
  • Other race: 2.60%
  • Asian: 1.28%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Jesup, Georgia is 9,915 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,841.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,214.

Jesup, Georgia Population 2021

2020 and 2021 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202130,1611170.39%
202030,0441170.39%
201929,9271170.39%
201829,810130.04%
201729,797-177-0.59%
201629,9745441.81%
201529,430-461-1.57%
201429,891-99-0.33%
201329,990-330-1.10%
201230,320260.09%
201130,2942200.73%
201030,0740.00%

Jesup Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,22053.52%
Black or African American3,74638.41%
Two or More Races4084.18%
Some Other Race2542.60%
Asian1251.28%
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Jesup Population by Race

Jesup Population Pyramid $2021

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Jesup Median Age

34.8


Total

30.9


Male

37.6


Female

Jesup Adults

There are 7,115 adults, (1,743 of whom are seniors) in Jesup.

Jesup Age Dependency

81.6

Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Jesup Sex Ratio

Female

5,306

54.40%

Male

4,447

45.60%

Jesup Population by Age

Jesup Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jesup Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male28.6%71.4%
Non Family40.1%59.9%
Female44.5%55.5%
All52.7%47.3%
Married73.7%26.3%

52.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jesup Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7542.5152.7
Married1,3983.2273.7
Non Family1,3891.1440.1
Female7223.744.5
Male2452.7228.6

3.28

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

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Jesup Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2674.20%
9th to 12th Grade6339.96%
High School Graduate2,50339.39%
Some College1,41622.28%
Associates Degree4597.22%
Bachelors Degree72011.33%
Graduate Degree3575.62%
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Jesup Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jesup Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,6883,298764
Black2,0891,674230
Hispanic53944483
2+ Races119119
Other Race11786
Asian6161

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.72%.

Jesup Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,147$37,193$22,780
Less Than 9th Grade$13,281$21,282$8,750
High School Graduate$29,303$35,061$19,118
Some College$26,230$42,250$23,350
Bachelors Degree$38,714$54,773$22,338
Graduate Degree$46,801$$47,243

$29,147

Average Earnings

$37,193

Average Male

$22,780

Average Female

Jesup Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jesup Language by Age

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Jesup Language

91.77% of Jesup residents speak only English, while 8.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.77% of the population.

Jesup Language

Jesup Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,6581,24434.01%
White4,57447110.30%
Hispanic1,10325623.21%
Multiple40411628.71%
Other24811345.56%

20.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.00%

Male Poverty Rate

24.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jesup

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jesup is Other, with 45.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jesup is White, with 10.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.04%.

Jesup Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.91%
High School18.37%
Some College13.46%
Bachelors or Greater1.34%

Jesup Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed37.78%
Female Employed13.04%
Male Employed0.00%

Jesup Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jesup Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,933$49,668
Families$52,124$62,300
Married Families$66,316-
Non Families$15,488$26,537
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Income by Household Type

Jesup Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.9%

Male Marriage Rate

40.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Jesup Married by Age and Sex

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Jesup 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.

Jesup Marital Status by Race

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Jesup Marital Status

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740

Number of Veterans

545

Male Veterans

195

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War256
Vietnam225
Second Gulf War218
Korea26
World War II21

Jesup Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54206
65 to 74196
18 to 34159
55 to 6498
75+81

Jesup Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White53912.81%
Black2018.01%
Hispanic13721.08%

Jesup Veterans by Race

Jesup Veterans by Education

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14.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jesup Veterans by Education

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51.5%

Labor Force Participation

47.8%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Jesup Employment by Age

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Jesup Employment by Race

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Jesup 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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70.47%

Born in Jesup

96.70%

Native Born

3.30%

Foreign Born

2.19%

Non Citizen

1.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.70% of Jesup residents were born in the United States, with 70.47% having been born in Georgia. 2.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Jesup Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20219,915370.37%
20209,878370.38%
20199,841370.38%
20189,804740.76%
20179,730-234-2.35%
20169,9645335.65%
20159,431-727-7.16%
201410,1580.00%
201310,158-73-0.71%
201210,231-14-0.14%
201110,245490.48%
201010,1969170.95%
20009,2793210.35%
19908,958-460-0.50%
19809,4183270.35%
19709,0911,7872.21%
19607,3042,6994.72%
19504,6051,7024.72%
19402,9030.00%

Jesup Population by Year