Meigs, Georgia Population 2020

1,003

Meigs is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 1,003, it is the 305th largest city in Georgia and the 10284th largest city in the United States. Meigs is currently declining at a rate of -1.28% annually and its population has decreased by -3.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,035 in 2010. Meigs reached it's highest population of 1,045 in 2016. Spanning over 2 miles, Meigs has a population density of 645 people per square mile.

The average household income in Meigs is $34,229 with a poverty rate of 38.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $491 per month, and the median house value is $55,200. The median age in Meigs is 36.1 years, 37.6 years for males, and 35.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 67.9 males.

Meigs Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 61.78%
  • White: 29.83%
  • Other race: 5.26%
  • Two or more races: 3.13%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Meigs, Georgia is 1,003, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,029.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,035.

Meigs, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American61161.78%
White29529.83%
Some Other Race525.26%
Two or More Races313.13%

Meigs Population Pyramid 2020

Meigs Median Age

36.1


Total

37.6


Male

35.7


Female

Meigs Adults

There are 715 adults, (79 of whom are seniors) in Meigs.

Meigs Age Dependency

55.5

Age Dependency Ratio

12.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Meigs Sex Ratio

Female

589

59.56%

Male

400

40.44%

Meigs Households and Families

Meigs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Meigs Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83%17%
Male66.7%33.3%
All59.3%40.7%
Female58%42%
Non Family42.6%57.4%

59.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3662.759.3
Non Family1481.5142.6
Married1063.0283
Female1003.958
Male124.5866.7

3.39

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

14.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Meigs Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7011.11%
9th to 12th Grade10716.98%
High School Graduate23336.98%
Some College11818.73%
Associates Degree6910.95%
Bachelors Degree152.38%
Graduate Degree182.86%

Meigs Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black39527912
White19215421
Hispanic5620
Other Race2316
Multiple Races10

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 80.21%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 10.94%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,043$25,625$18,875
Less Than High School$18,214$22,969$
High School Grad$28,906$35,625$24,667
Some College$11,111$$
Bachelors Degree$31,250$$31,250
Graduate Degree$$$

$23,043

Average Earnings

$25,625

Average Male

$18,875

Average Female

Meigs Language

Meigs Language by Age

Meigs Language

89.16% of Meigs residents speak only English, while 10.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.84% of the population.

Meigs Poverty

Meigs Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black58928348.05%
White2716122.51%
Hispanic1365137.50%
Other521630.77%

38.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

35.97%

Male Poverty Rate

39.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Meigs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Meigs is Black, with 48.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Meigs is White, with 22.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.13%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School44.07%
Some College33.16%
High School24.03%
Bachelors or Greater12.12%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed74.42%
Male Unemployed35.42%
Female Employed13.92%
Male Employed12.12%

Meigs Income

Meigs Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$25,000$34,229
Families$35,250$41,246
Married Families$50,833-
Non Families$14,808$23,344

Meigs Marital Status

Meigs Marital Status

Marriage Rates

33.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.5%

Male Marriage Rate

30.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Meigs Married by Age and Sex

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

Meigs Veterans

66

Number of Veterans

59

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War27
Vietnam25
Second Gulf War13
World War II
Korea
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5436
55 to 6421
65 to 747
75+2
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
Black337.40%
White3314.73%

$Meigs Veterans by Education

39.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Meigs Employment Status

51.8%

Labor Force Participation

39.5%

Employment Rate

23.9%

Unemployment Rate

Meigs 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

80.59%

Born in Georgia

95.05%

Native Born

4.95%

Foreign Born

4.55%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.05% of Meigs residents were born in the United States, with 80.59% having been born in Georgia. 4.55% 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
20201,003-13-1.28%
20191,016-13-1.26%
20181,029-3-0.29%
20171,032-13-1.24%
20161,04560.58%
20151,03910.10%
20141,0380.00%
20131,03850.48%
20121,03310.10%
20111,032-3-0.29%
20101,0350.00%