Montezuma, Georgia Population 2021

2,824
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Montezuma is a city located in Macon County Georgia. With a 2020 population of 2,824, it is the 204th largest city in Georgia and the 6427th largest city in the United States . Montezuma is currently declining at a rate of -2.22% annually and its population has decreased by -18.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,460 in 2010. Montezuma reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 5 miles, Montezuma has a population density of 619 people per square mile.

The average household income in Montezuma is $40,790 with a poverty rate of 25.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $597 per month, and the median house value is $78,300. The median age in Montezuma is 45.1 years, 43.2 years for males, and 47.8 years for females.

Montezuma Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 68.56%
  • White: 26.58%
  • Other race: 4.05%
  • Two or more races: 0.82%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Montezuma, Georgia is 2,824 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,952.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,460.

Montezuma, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,10068.56%
White81426.58%
Some Other Race1244.05%
Two or More Races250.82%
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Montezuma Population by Race

Montezuma Population Pyramid $2021

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Montezuma Median Age

45.1


Total

43.2


Male

47.8


Female

Montezuma Adults

There are 2,462 adults, (606 of whom are seniors) in Montezuma.

Montezuma Age Dependency

65

Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Montezuma Sex Ratio

Female

1,689

55.14%

Male

1,374

44.86%

Montezuma Population by Age

Montezuma Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Montezuma Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female15.7%84.3%
Male46.5%53.5%
Non Family53.7%46.3%
All56.1%43.9%
Married89.6%10.4%

56.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Montezuma Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2762.3556.1
Married4622.4989.6
Non Family378053.7
Female3373.4815.7
Male992.9746.5

2.88

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

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Montezuma Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade291.32%
9th to 12th Grade34915.87%
High School Graduate71432.47%
Some College66930.42%
Associates Degree1456.59%
Bachelors Degree1446.55%
Graduate Degree1496.78%
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Montezuma Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Montezuma Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black1,4691,14676
White660605217
Hispanic3939
Other Race3131
2+ Races2525

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 32.88%.

Montezuma Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,915$40,565$21,100
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$26,359$31,384$19,274
Some College$29,518$75,223$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$48,182$$

$28,915

Average Earnings

$40,565

Average Male

$21,100

Average Female

Montezuma Earnings by Educational Attainment

Montezuma Language by Age

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Montezuma Language

96.09% of Montezuma residents speak only English, while 3.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.85% of the population.

Montezuma Language

Montezuma Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,07962830.21%
Other1249778.23%
White737466.24%

25.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.81%

Male Poverty Rate

30.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Montezuma

The race most likely to be in poverty in Montezuma is Other, with 78.23% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Montezuma is White, with 6.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.99%.

Montezuma Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.32%
High School22.37%
Some College15.38%
Bachelors or Greater7.85%

Montezuma Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed60.81%
Female Unemployed56.52%
Female Employed22.49%
Male Employed0.00%

Montezuma Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Montezuma Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,955$40,790
Families$41,816$49,189
Married Families$49,286-
Non Families$12,209$16,956
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Income by Household Type

Montezuma Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.4%

Male Marriage Rate

34.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Montezuma Married by Age and Sex

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Montezuma Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Montezuma Marital Status by Race

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Montezuma Marital Status

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212

Number of Veterans

212

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam126
First Gulf War46
Second Gulf War14
Korea7
World War II

Montezuma Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7496
55 to 6447
75+42
35 to 5427
18 to 34

Montezuma Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black1358.01%
White7711.11%

Montezuma Veterans by Race

Montezuma Veterans by Education

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24.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Montezuma Veterans by Education

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53.1%

Labor Force Participation

48.3%

Employment Rate

9%

Unemployment Rate

Montezuma Employment by Age

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Montezuma Employment by Race

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Montezuma 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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84.13%

Born in Montezuma

97.03%

Native Born

2.97%

Foreign Born

2.71%

Non Citizen

0.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.03% of Montezuma residents were born in the United States, with 84.13% having been born in Georgia. 2.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Montezuma Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,824-64-2.22%
20202,888-64-2.17%
20192,952-64-2.12%
20183,016-41-1.34%
20173,057-53-1.70%
20163,110-60-1.89%
20153,170-44-1.37%
20143,214-30-0.92%
20133,244-94-2.82%
20123,338-52-1.53%
20113,390-46-1.34%
20103,436-563-1.51%
20003,999-507-1.19%
19904,506-324-0.69%
19804,8307051.59%
19704,1253810.97%
19603,7448232.51%
19502,9210.00%

Montezuma Population by Year