Meigs, Georgia Population 2021

1,037
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Meigs is a city located in Thomas County Georgia. With a 2020 population of 1,037, it is the 306th largest city in Georgia and the 10156th largest city in the United States . Meigs is currently growing at a rate of 0.29% annually and its population has increased by 0.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,035 in 2010. Meigs reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Meigs has a population density of 667 people per square mile.

The average household income in Meigs is $35,963 with a poverty rate of 36.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $484 per month, and the median house value is $63,200. The median age in Meigs is 35.6 years, 40.2 years for males, and 34.6 years for females.

Meigs Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 57.97%
  • White: 33.82%
  • Other race: 4.42%
  • Two or more races: 3.78%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Meigs, Georgia is 1,037 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,031.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,035.

Meigs, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American62957.97%
White36733.82%
Some Other Race484.42%
Two or More Races413.78%
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Meigs Population by Race

Meigs Population Pyramid $2021

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Meigs Median Age

35.6


Total

40.2


Male

34.6


Female

Meigs Adults

There are 770 adults, (83 of whom are seniors) in Meigs.

Meigs Age Dependency

57.9

Age Dependency Ratio

12.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Meigs Sex Ratio

Female

647

59.63%

Male

438

40.37%

Meigs Population by Age

Meigs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Meigs Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family38.4%61.6%
Female46.9%53.1%
All52.5%47.5%
Male55.6%44.4%
Married74.2%25.8%

52.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Meigs Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3942.7552.5
Non Family1591.4838.4
Married1283.2574.2
Female983.8346.9
Male96.4455.6

3.47

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

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Meigs Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade619.06%
9th to 12th Grade11216.64%
High School Graduate24336.11%
Some College13119.47%
Associates Degree8011.89%
Bachelors Degree213.12%
Graduate Degree253.71%
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Meigs Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Meigs Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black39828616
White24319830
Hispanic4516
Other Race1712
2+ Races11

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 81.48%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.35%.

Meigs Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,000$25,789$22,222
Less Than 9th Grade$20,000$21,932$
High School Graduate$29,500$31,458$28,625
Some College$14,583$$12,708
Bachelors Degree$31,563$$31,563
Graduate Degree$25,208$$

$24,000

Average Earnings

$25,789

Average Male

$22,222

Average Female

Meigs Earnings by Educational Attainment

Meigs Language by Age

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Meigs Language

89.02% of Meigs residents speak only English, while 10.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.98% of the population.

Meigs Language

Meigs Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black60829248.03%
White3437321.28%
Hispanic1525838.16%
Other481735.42%

36.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.02%

Male Poverty Rate

40.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Meigs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Meigs is Black, with 48.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Meigs is White, with 21.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.42%.

Meigs Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade47.98%
Some College30.81%
High School23.05%
Bachelors or Greater10.87%

Meigs Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed76.00%
Male Unemployed41.67%
Female Employed15.46%
Male Employed7.87%

Meigs Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Meigs Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$30,234$35,963
Families$37,596$44,587
Married Families$50,500-
Non Families$15,313$22,598
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Income by Household Type

Meigs Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.4%

Male Marriage Rate

31.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Meigs Married by Age and Sex

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Meigs 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 45-54.

Meigs Marital Status by Race

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Meigs Marital Status

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78

Number of Veterans

73

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam34
First Gulf War27
Second Gulf War12
World War II
Korea

Meigs Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5438
55 to 6422
75+9
65 to 749
18 to 34

Meigs Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4617.04%
Black326.94%

Meigs Veterans by Race

Meigs Veterans by Education

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26.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Meigs Veterans by Education

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50.4%

Labor Force Participation

39.8%

Employment Rate

21.1%

Unemployment Rate

Meigs Employment by Age

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Meigs Employment by Race

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Meigs 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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80.00%

Born in Meigs

96.50%

Native Born

3.50%

Foreign Born

3.32%

Non Citizen

0.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.50% of Meigs residents were born in the United States, with 80.00% having been born in Georgia. 3.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Meigs Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,03730.29%
20201,03430.29%
20191,03130.29%
20181,028-5-0.48%
20171,033-11-1.05%
20161,04430.29%
20151,04110.10%
20141,04020.19%
20131,03850.48%
20121,03310.10%
20111,032-5-0.48%
20101,0370.00%

Meigs Population by Year