Metter, Georgia Population 2022

3,900
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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.

Metter Demographics

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

  • White: 55.81%
  • Black or African American: 36.52%
  • Asian: 4.17%
  • Two or more races: 2.60%
  • Other race: 0.91%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Metter, Georgia is 3,900 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,900.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,086.

Metter, Georgia Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,21055.81%
Black or African American1,44636.52%
Asian1654.17%
Two or More Races1032.60%
Some Other Race360.91%
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Metter Population by Race

Metter Population Pyramid $2022

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Metter Median Age

37.9


Total

31


Male

41.6


Female

Metter Adults

There are 2,958 adults, (687 of whom are seniors) in Metter.

Metter Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Metter Sex Ratio

Female

1,971

49.77%

Male

1,989

50.23%

Metter Population by Age

Metter Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Metter Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male18.6%81.4%
Female20.9%79.1%
Non Family35%65%
All40%60%
Married70.4%29.6%

40.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Metter Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4552.640
Female4463.3920.9
Married4433.0270.4
Non Family4371.1235
Male1293.3918.6

3.1

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

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Metter Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade28511.20%
9th to 12th Grade42616.75%
High School Graduate90435.53%
Some College50119.69%
Associates Degree1295.07%
Bachelors Degree2228.73%
Graduate Degree773.03%
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Metter Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Metter Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,4631,165214
Black88060576
Hispanic18641
Asian4399
2+ Races2929
Other Race1813

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%.

Metter Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,490$30,927$15,395
Less Than 9th Grade$16,581$$9,676
High School Graduate$19,429$25,388$
Some College$30,137$$19,280
Bachelors Degree$54,013$55,958$31,136
Graduate Degree$25,368$$

$23,490

Average Earnings

$30,927

Average Male

$15,395

Average Female

Metter Earnings by Educational Attainment

Metter Language by Age

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Metter Language

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.

Metter Language

Metter Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,38861844.52%
Hispanic47137579.62%
White1,81230716.94%
Asian16514487.27%
Multiple1037370.87%
Other36NaN%

35.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.25%

Male Poverty Rate

42.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Metter

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%.

Metter Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.81%
Some College22.09%
High School21.15%
Bachelors or Greater11.23%

Metter Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed87.04%
Female Employed37.86%
Male Unemployed28.04%
Male Employed10.48%

Metter Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Metter Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$23,170$41,679
Families$21,623$39,264
Married Families$41,289-
Non Families$20,888$42,280
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Income by Household Type

Metter Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

31.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.4%

Male Marriage Rate

32.2%

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 55-64.

Metter Marital Status by Race

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Metter Marital Status

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179

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam79
First Gulf War69
World War II19
Korea19
Second Gulf War6

Metter Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7460
55 to 6458
35 to 5434
75+27
18 to 34

Metter Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1005.87%
Black796.79%

Metter Veterans by Race

Metter Veterans by Education

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7.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Metter Veterans by Education

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54.1%

Labor Force Participation

49%

Employment Rate

9.5%

Unemployment Rate

Metter Employment by Age

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Metter Employment by Race

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Metter 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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77.42%

Born in Metter

93.51%

Native Born

6.49%

Foreign Born

6.19%

Non Citizen

0.30%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Metter Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20223,900-14-0.36%
20213,914-14-0.36%
20203,928-14-0.36%
20193,942-14-0.35%
20183,956320.82%
20173,924-50-1.26%
20163,974-22-0.55%
20153,996-5-0.12%
20144,001-35-0.87%
20134,036-65-1.58%
20124,101-52-1.25%
20114,153671.64%
20104,0862070.52%
20003,8791720.45%
19903,7071760.49%
19803,5316191.95%
19702,9120.00%

Metter Population by Year