Metter is a city located in Candler County Georgia. Metter has a 2020 population of 3,900. It is also the county seat of Candler County. Metter is currently declining at a rate of -0.36% annually and its population has decreased by -4.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,086 in 2010.
The average household income in Metter is $41,679 with a poverty rate of 35.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $603 per month, and the median house value is $109,100. The median age in Metter is 37.9 years, 31 years for males, and 41.6 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Metterwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 20.93%.
90.77% of Metter residents speak only English, while 9.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.64% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Metter is Asian, with 87.27% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Metter is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 50.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.34%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Metter
93.51% of Metter residents were born in the United States, with 77.42% having been born in Georgia. 6.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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