Jesup, Georgia Population 2020

9,353

Jesup is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 9,353, it is the 95th largest city in Georgia and the 3232nd largest city in the United States. Jesup is currently declining at a rate of -2.43% annually and its population has decreased by -8.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,214 in 2010. Jesup reached it's highest population of 10,246 in 2011. Spanning over 17 miles, Jesup has a population density of 565 people per square mile.

The average household income in Jesup is $46,766 with a poverty rate of 29.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $546 per month, and the median house value is $113,200. The median age in Jesup is 36.5 years, 36.9 years for males, and 35.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 115.8 males.

Jesup Demographics

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

  • White: 47.89%
  • Black or African American: 44.87%
  • Two or more races: 3.37%
  • Other race: 2.50%
  • Asian: 0.92%
  • Native American: 0.45%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Jesup, Georgia is 9,353, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,819.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,214.

Jesup, Georgia Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202029,904480.16%
201929,856480.16%
201829,808480.16%
201729,760-193-0.65%
201629,9535311.77%
201529,422-471-1.60%
201429,893-100-0.33%
201329,993-330-1.10%
201230,323290.10%
201130,2942190.72%
201030,0750.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,70047.89%
Black or African American4,40444.87%
Two or More Races3313.37%
Some Other Race2452.50%
Asian900.92%
American Indian and Alaska Native440.45%

Jesup Population Pyramid 2020

Jesup Median Age

36.5


Total

36.9


Male

35.3


Female

Jesup Adults

There are 7,392 adults, (1,528 of whom are seniors) in Jesup.

Jesup Age Dependency

67.4

Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Jesup Sex Ratio

Female

4,547

46.33%

Male

5,267

53.67%

Jesup Households and Families

Jesup Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jesup Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68%32%
All47.7%52.3%
Female45.8%54.2%
Non Family34%66%
Male24.1%75.9%

47.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,0222.5947.7
Non Family1,1931.134
Married9833.4868
Female7593.7245.8
Male873.0624.1

3.52

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

3.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jesup Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3795.63%
9th to 12th Grade6509.66%
High School Graduate3,02444.95%
Some College1,36020.22%
Associates Degree4576.79%
Bachelors Degree5758.55%
Graduate Degree2824.19%

Jesup Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,1492,827626
Black2,7962,312145
Hispanic63642475
Multiple Races16413621
Other Race13281
Asian5050
Native American4420

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 19.88%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,523$22,411$20,255
Less Than High School$8,448$$8,099
High School Grad$16,690$17,006$16,406
Some College$24,868$31,875$22,957
Bachelors Degree$32,708$35,250$31,780
Graduate Degree$55,625$63,194$55,234

$21,523

Average Earnings

$22,411

Average Male

$20,255

Average Female

Jesup Language

Jesup Language by Age

Jesup Language

88.32% of Jesup residents speak only English, while 11.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.39% of the population.

Jesup Poverty

Jesup Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,4251,49043.50%
White3,41850314.72%
Hispanic84741048.41%
Other20115074.63%
Multiple2459438.37%
Native1212100.00%

29.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.42%

Male Poverty Rate

33.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jesup

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jesup is White, with 14.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.99%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School51.73%
High School22.20%
Some College16.20%
Bachelors or Greater1.50%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed51.64%
Female Employed23.11%
Male Employed8.30%

Jesup Income

Jesup Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,088$46,766
Families$46,566$59,377
Married Families$65,063-
Non Families$14,455$25,843

Jesup Marital Status

Jesup Marital Status

Marriage Rates

35.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.6%

Male Marriage Rate

37.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Jesup Married by Age and Sex

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 35-44.

Jesup Marital Status by Race

Jesup Veterans

790

Number of Veterans

662

Male Veterans

128

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War260
Vietnam238
Second Gulf War228
Korea24
World War II15
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54231
65 to 74198
18 to 34155
55 to 64143
75+63
Name Veterans % of Total
White56015.03%
Black2106.51%
Hispanic15620.58%
2 or More2012.20%

$Jesup Veterans by Education

13.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jesup Employment Status

39.9%

Labor Force Participation

36.9%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

Jesup Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

61.68%

Born in Georgia

94.98%

Native Born

5.02%

Foreign Born

3.25%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.98% of Jesup residents were born in the United States, with 61.68% having been born in Georgia. 3.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20209,353-233-2.43%
20199,586-233-2.37%
20189,819830.85%
20179,736-233-2.34%
20169,9695335.65%
20159,436-730-7.18%
201410,16610.01%
201310,165-70-0.68%
201210,235-11-0.11%
201110,246510.50%
201010,1959160.95%
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%