Jesup, Georgia Population 2024

10,508

Jesup is a city located in Wayne County Georgia. Jesup has a 2024 population of 10,508. It is also the county seat of Wayne County.Jesup is currently growing at a rate of 2.69% annually and its population has increased by 7.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,807 in 2020.

The average household income in Jesup is $67,874 with a poverty rate of 18.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Jesup is 44.6 years, 45 years for males, and 44.5 years for females.

Jesup Demographics

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

  • White: 66.63%
  • Black or African American: 27.43%
  • Two or more races: 4.22%
  • Other race: 1.7%
  • Asian: 0.02%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
16.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
635.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
7.15% (701)
The current population of Jesup, Georgia is 10,508 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 9,807.

Jesup, Georgia Population 2024

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Jesup Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,54366.63%
Black or African American2,69427.43%
Two or more races4144.22%
Other race1671.7%
Asian20.02%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Jesup Population by Race

Jesup Population Pyramid 2024

Jesup Median Age

44.6

Total

45

Male

44.5

Female

Jesup Adults

There are 7,583 adults, (2,418 of whom are seniors) in Jesup.

Jesup Age Dependency

90.1

Age Dependency Ratio

46.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Jesup Sex Ratio

Female5,43655.36%
Male4,38444.64%

Jesup Population by Age

Jesup Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,9572.459.240.8
Married1,656378.921.1
Non Family1,2711.1746.953.1
Female8713.0445.554.5
Male1592.4128.371.7
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2.95

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

59.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Jesup 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

Jesup Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jesup Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Jesup Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$51,240

Average Earnings

$65,294

Average Male

$31,140

Average Female

Jesup Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jesup Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Jesup Language

98.37% of Jesup residents speak only English, while 1.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.47% of the population.

Jesup Language

Jesup Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black2,63286532.86%
White6,15677512.59%
Hispanic5669416.61%
Multiple3987017.59%
Asian22100%
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18.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.13%

Male Poverty Rate

22.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jesup

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jesup is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jesup is White, with 12.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.58%.

Jesup Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.31%
High School16.57%
Some College12.47%
Bachelors or Greater2.45%
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Jesup Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed71.08%
Female Unemployed39.02%
Female Employed10.03%
Male Employed0.82%
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Jesup Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jesup Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Jesup Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.3%

Male Marriage Rate

39.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Jesup Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Jesup 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.

Jesup Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Jesup Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

541

Number of Veterans

421

Male Veterans

120

Female Veterans

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Jesup Veterans by War

count

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Jesup Veterans by Age

count

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Jesup Veterans by Race

Jesup Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jesup Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50.9%

Labor Force Participation

47.5%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Jesup Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Jesup Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Jesup 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

75.18%

Born in Jesup

99.2%

Native Born

0.8%

Foreign Born

0.24%

Non Citizen

0.56%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.2% of Jesup residents were born in the United States, with 75.18% having been born in Georgia. 0.24% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202911,8832752.37%
202811,6082752.43%
202711,3332752.49%
202611,0582752.55%
202510,7832752.62%
202410,5082752.69%
202310,2332752.76%
20229,9582752.84%
20219,683-124-1.26%
20209,807-72-0.73%
20199,879440.45%
20189,835800.82%
20179,755-233-2.33%
20169,9885455.77%
20159,443-726-7.14%
201410,16920.02%
201310,167-70-0.68%
201210,237-12-0.12%
201110,249520.51%
201010,1979189.89%
20009,2793213.58%
19908,958-460-4.88%
19809,4183273.6%
19709,0911,78724.47%
19607,3042,69958.61%
19504,6051,70258.63%
19402,903
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Jesup Population by Year