Locust Grove, Georgia Population 2020

7,763
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Locust Grove is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 7,763, it is the 108th largest city in Georgia and the 3696th largest city in the United States. Locust Grove is currently growing at a rate of 3.69% annually and its population has increased by 43.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,402 in 2010. Spanning over 12 miles, Locust Grove has a population density of 679 people per square mile.

The average household income in Locust Grove is $56,152 with a poverty rate of 22.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,107 per month, and the median house value is $134,900. The median age in Locust Grove is 33.8 years, 28.7 years for males, and 36.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.3 males.

Locust Grove Demographics

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

  • White: 54.16%
  • Black or African American: 42.81%
  • Two or more races: 2.46%
  • Asian: 0.29%
  • Other race: 0.28%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Locust Grove, Georgia is 7,763, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,211.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,402.

Locust Grove, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,54254.16%
Black or African American2,80042.81%
Two or More Races1612.46%
Asian190.29%
Some Other Race180.28%
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Locust Grove Population Pyramid 2020

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Locust Grove Median Age

33.8


Total

28.7


Male

36.3


Female

Locust Grove Adults

There are 4,483 adults, (547 of whom are seniors) in Locust Grove.

Locust Grove Age Dependency

66.2

Age Dependency Ratio

13.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Locust Grove Sex Ratio

Female

3,401

52.00%

Male

3,139

48.00%

Locust Grove Households and Families

Locust Grove Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Locust Grove Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male77.2%22.8%
Married74%26%
All68.4%31.6%
Non Family65.4%34.6%
Female61.2%38.8%

68.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1143.0968.4
Married8733.6574
Female6313.6561.2
Non Family4741.0365.4
Male1364.1277.2

3.63

Average Family Size

3.09

Average Household Size

0.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Locust Grove Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1954.79%
9th to 12th Grade47011.55%
High School Graduate1,53737.75%
Some College59014.49%
Associates Degree53213.07%
Bachelors Degree49212.09%
Graduate Degree2556.26%
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Locust Grove Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,0531,770358
Black1,5521,375360
Hispanic40222429
Multiple Races966929
Asian1919
Other Race18

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 multiple races people with a rate of 30.21%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,680$39,597$29,261
Less Than High School$22,794$$24,191
High School Grad$31,736$33,210$
Some College$38,221$43,750$28,841
Bachelors Degree$53,466$59,570$40,703
Graduate Degree$50,347$44,250$

$36,680

Average Earnings

$39,597

Average Male

$29,261

Average Female

Locust Grove Language

Locust Grove Language by Age

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Locust Grove Language

93.57% of Locust Grove residents speak only English, while 6.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.53% of the population.

Locust Grove Poverty

Locust Grove Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,80084430.14%
White2,91440013.73%
Hispanic71418225.49%
Other1818100.00%
Multiple161169.94%

22.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.86%

Male Poverty Rate

25.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Locust Grove

The race most likely to be in poverty in Locust Grove is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Locust Grove is Multiple, with 9.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.37%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School47.82%
High School18.02%
Some College13.19%
Bachelors or Greater4.02%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed9.41%
Female Employed8.58%
Male Employed2.70%

Locust Grove Income

Locust Grove Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,330$56,152
Families$62,816$63,024
Married Families$82,728-
Non Families$30,433$31,590
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Locust Grove Marital Status

Locust Grove Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.3%

Male Marriage Rate

43.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Locust Grove Married by Age and Sex

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Locust Grove Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Locust Grove Marital Status by Race

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Locust Grove Veterans

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251

Number of Veterans

188

Male Veterans

63

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam98
First Gulf War72
Second Gulf War70
World War II
Korea
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54101
65 to 7482
55 to 6446
18 to 3422
75+
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Name Veterans % of Total
Black1447.69%
White893.63%
Hispanic184.48%
Other18100.00%

Locust Grove Veterans by Education

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7.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

7.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Locust Grove Employment Status

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57.2%

Labor Force Participation

53.1%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

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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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60.52%

Born in Georgia

90.26%

Native Born

9.74%

Foreign Born

4.54%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

90.26% of Locust Grove residents were born in the United States, with 60.52% having been born in Georgia. 4.54% 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
20207,7632763.69%
20197,4872763.83%
20187,2115217.79%
20176,6902764.30%
20166,4141852.97%
20156,229851.38%
20146,144500.82%
20136,094440.73%
20126,0501923.28%
20115,858420.72%
20105,8160.00%