McRae-Helena, Georgia Population 2021

8,081
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McRae-Helena is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 8,081, it is the 106th largest city in Georgia and the 3595th largest city in the United States . McRae-Helena is currently declining at a rate of -1.20% annually but its population has increased by since the most recent census, which recorded a population of in 2010. McRae-Helena reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 7 miles, McRae-Helena has a population density of 1,256 people per square mile.

The average household income in McRae-Helena is $47,520 with a poverty rate of 44.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $596 per month, and the median house value is $65,900. The median age in McRae-Helena is 38.1 years, 36.8 years for males, and 42.1 years for females.

McRae-Helena Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of McRae-Helenawas:

  • Black or African American: 51.27%
  • White: 38.00%
  • Other race: 10.12%
  • Two or more races: 0.42%
  • Native American: 0.15%
  • Asian: 0.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of McRae-Helena, Georgia is 8,081 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,277.

McRae-Helena, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American4,31151.27%
White3,19538.00%
Some Other Race85110.12%
Two or More Races350.42%
American Indian and Alaska Native130.15%
Asian40.05%
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McRae-Helena Population by Race

McRae-Helena Population Pyramid $2021

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McRae-Helena Median Age

38.1


Total

36.8


Male

42.1


Female

McRae-Helena Adults

There are 7,117 adults, (1,144 of whom are seniors) in McRae-Helena.

McRae-Helena Age Dependency

40.8

Age Dependency Ratio

19.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21.6

Child Dependency Ratio

McRae-Helena Sex Ratio

Female

2,931

34.86%

Male

5,478

65.14%

McRae-Helena Population by Age

McRae-Helena Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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McRae-Helena Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female25.6%74.4%
Non Family38.5%61.5%
All53.4%46.6%
Male57.9%42.1%
Married80.8%19.2%

53.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

McRae-Helena Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9892.6453.4
Married7542.8280.8
Non Family5331.1538.5
Female4883.5225.6
Male2143.7157.9

2.99

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

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McRae-Helena Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade88514.37%
9th to 12th Grade1,26820.59%
High School Graduate2,86546.52%
Some College62010.07%
Associates Degree1352.19%
Bachelors Degree1712.78%
Graduate Degree2143.48%
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McRae-Helena Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

McRae-Helena Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black2,8631,903114
White1,9861,679248
Hispanic1,70845223
Other Race820253
2+ Races348
Native American13
Asian44

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 12.49%.

McRae-Helena Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,981$29,063$19,602
Less Than 9th Grade$16,563$15,938$
High School Graduate$19,769$31,360$16,067
Some College$30,125$26,964$37,888
Bachelors Degree$90,486$$
Graduate Degree$36,771$$60,104

$23,981

Average Earnings

$29,063

Average Male

$19,602

Average Female

McRae-Helena Earnings by Educational Attainment

McRae-Helena Language by Age

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McRae-Helena Language

75.83% of McRae-Helena residents speak only English, while 24.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 24.12% of the population.

McRae-Helena Language

McRae-Helena Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,8681,73160.36%
White2,31758325.16%
Multiple2713.70%

44.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

36.43%

Male Poverty Rate

50.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in McRae-Helena

The race most likely to be in poverty in McRae-Helena is Black, with 60.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in McRae-Helena is Multiple, with 3.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 17.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 40.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.46%.

McRae-Helena Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.00%
High School31.32%
Some College14.80%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

McRae-Helena Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed29.18%
Male Employed17.68%

McRae-Helena Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

McRae-Helena Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$28,155$47,520
Families$26,314$38,513
Married Families$42,188-
Non Families$25,152$58,214
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Income by Household Type

McRae-Helena Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

28.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.4%

Male Marriage Rate

33.9%

Female Marriage Rate

McRae-Helena Married by Age and Sex

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McRae-Helena 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.

McRae-Helena Marital Status by Race

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McRae-Helena Marital Status

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515

Number of Veterans

462

Male Veterans

53

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War158
Second Gulf War137
Vietnam92
Korea56
World War II12

McRae-Helena Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64150
75+121
65 to 74102
35 to 5486
18 to 3456

McRae-Helena Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2669.74%
Black2366.78%
Hispanic130.73%
Other Race131.53%

McRae-Helena Veterans by Race

McRae-Helena Veterans by Education

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40.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

McRae-Helena Veterans by Education

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27.2%

Labor Force Participation

26.8%

Employment Rate

1.2%

Unemployment Rate

McRae-Helena Employment by Age

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McRae-Helena Employment by Race

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McRae-Helena 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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65.77%

Born in McRae-Helena

76.99%

Native Born

23.01%

Foreign Born

22.95%

Non Citizen

0.06%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

76.99% of McRae-Helena residents were born in the United States, with 65.77% having been born in Georgia. 22.95% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

McRae-Helena Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,081-98-1.20%
20208,179-98-1.18%
20198,277-98-1.17%
20188,37590.11%
20178,366891.08%
20168,277-472-5.39%
20158,749-74-0.84%
20148,823-101-1.13%
20138,9243043.53%
20128,6201531.81%
20118,467-112-1.31%
20108,5790.00%

McRae-Helena Population by Year