Metter, Georgia Population 2020

3,872
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Metter is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 3,872, it is the 169th largest city in Georgia and the 5495th largest city in the United States. Metter is currently declining at a rate of -1.17% annually and its population has decreased by -6.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,130 in 2010. Metter reached it's highest population of 4,151 in 2011. Spanning over 8 miles, Metter has a population density of 516 people per square mile.

The average household income in Metter is $42,788 with a poverty rate of 36.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $623 per month, and the median house value is $101,700. The median age in Metter is 37.1 years, 30.4 years for males, and 39.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.2 males.

Metter Demographics

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

  • White: 52.19%
  • Black or African American: 38.39%
  • Asian: 5.23%
  • Two or more races: 2.24%
  • Other race: 1.96%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Metter, Georgia is 3,872, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,964.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,130.

Metter, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,07652.19%
Black or African American1,52738.39%
Asian2085.23%
Two or More Races892.24%
Some Other Race781.96%
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Metter Population Pyramid 2020

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Metter Median Age

37.1


Total

30.4


Male

39.9


Female

Metter Adults

There are 2,832 adults, (717 of whom are seniors) in Metter.

Metter Age Dependency

88.1

Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Metter Sex Ratio

Female

2,007

50.45%

Male

1,971

49.55%

Metter Households and Families

Metter Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Metter Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married65.1%34.9%
All43.9%56.1%
Non Family40.8%59.2%
Male29.6%70.4%
Female27.4%72.6%

43.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4112.6943.9
Married4563.0165.1
Non Family4311.1240.8
Female4093.5627.4
Male1154.1729.6

3.2

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Metter Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade26110.57%
9th to 12th Grade43817.73%
High School Graduate81533.00%
Some College48619.68%
Associates Degree994.01%
Bachelors Degree2389.64%
Graduate Degree1335.38%
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Metter Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,4141,159281
Black84151656
Hispanic15638
Asian754934
Other Race3419
Multiple Races2222

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 45.33%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,131$27,386$16,475
Less Than High School$15,890$30,625$11,087
High School Grad$19,318$20,699$16,063
Some College$29,167$48,750$19,803
Bachelors Degree$52,569$55,962$
Graduate Degree$$24,643$

$21,131

Average Earnings

$27,386

Average Male

$16,475

Average Female

Metter Language

Metter Language by Age

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Metter Language

89.62% of Metter residents speak only English, while 10.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.84% of the population.

Metter Poverty

Metter Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,46867946.25%
Hispanic40934584.35%
White1,73130917.85%
Asian2089947.60%
Other7878100.00%
Multiple896067.42%

36.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.24%

Male Poverty Rate

45.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Metter

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Metter is White, with 17.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 17.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 43.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.47%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.50%
Some College28.94%
High School23.74%
Bachelors or Greater10.00%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed67.53%
Male Unemployed40.57%
Female Employed39.65%
Male Employed13.49%

Metter Income

Metter Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$23,750$42,788
Families$23,571$38,397
Married Families$34,310-
Non Families$20,219$42,664
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Metter Marital Status

Metter Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.3%

Male Marriage Rate

35.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Metter Married by Age and Sex

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Metter 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 45-54.

Metter Marital Status by Race

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Metter Veterans

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272

Number of Veterans

272

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam143
World War II39
First Gulf War39
Korea37
Second Gulf War27
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7491
55 to 6479
75+56
35 to 5426
18 to 3420
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Name Veterans % of Total
White20612.69%
Black666.12%

Metter Veterans by Education

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14.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

55.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Metter Employment Status

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53%

Labor Force Participation

47%

Employment Rate

11.3%

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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82.35%

Born in Georgia

93.31%

Native Born

6.69%

Foreign Born

5.35%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.31% of Metter residents were born in the United States, with 82.35% having been born in Georgia. 5.35% 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
20203,872-46-1.17%
20193,918-46-1.16%
20183,964310.79%
20173,933-46-1.16%
20163,979-20-0.50%
20153,999-7-0.17%
20144,006-33-0.82%
20134,039-68-1.66%
20124,107-44-1.06%
20114,151651.59%
20104,0862070.52%
20003,8791720.45%
19903,7071760.49%
19803,5316191.95%
19702,9120.00%