Montezuma, Georgia Population 2020

2,904

Montezuma is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 2,904, it is the 202nd largest city in Georgia and the 6336th largest city in the United States. Montezuma is currently declining at a rate of -1.93% annually and its population has decreased by -16.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,460 in 2010. Montezuma reached it's highest population of 4,830 in 1980. Spanning over 5 miles, Montezuma has a population density of 637 people per square mile.

The average household income in Montezuma is $40,217 with a poverty rate of 29.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $540 per month, and the median house value is $76,300. The median age in Montezuma is 43.5 years, 43 years for males, and 45.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 78.2 males.

Montezuma Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 64.84%
  • White: 31.12%
  • Other race: 3.50%
  • Asian: 0.55%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Montezuma, Georgia is 2,904, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,018.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,460.

Montezuma, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,02164.84%
White97031.12%
Some Other Race1093.50%
Asian170.55%

Montezuma Population Pyramid 2020

Montezuma Median Age

43.5


Total

43


Male

45.9


Female

Montezuma Adults

There are 2,455 adults, (583 of whom are seniors) in Montezuma.

Montezuma Age Dependency

66.5

Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Montezuma Sex Ratio

Female

1,749

56.11%

Male

1,368

43.89%

Montezuma Households and Families

Montezuma Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Montezuma Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.5%9.5%
Male64.8%35.2%
All58.5%41.5%
Non Family47.6%52.4%
Female24.9%75.1%

58.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3202.3158.5
Married4642.6790.5
Non Family452047.6
Female3133.5324.9
Male912.7564.8

2.96

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

0%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Montezuma Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade512.36%
9th to 12th Grade36216.74%
High School Graduate75434.86%
Some College62128.71%
Associates Degree1697.81%
Bachelors Degree552.54%
Graduate Degree1516.98%

Montezuma Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black1,4301,12271
White677572135
Other Race2929
Asian1717
Hispanic1010

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 19.94%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,074$55,098$25,885
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$32,420$55,685$19,569
Some College$29,350$62,794$26,719
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$48,295$$

$31,074

Average Earnings

$55,098

Average Male

$25,885

Average Female

Montezuma Language

Montezuma Language by Age

Montezuma Language

97.67% of Montezuma residents speak only English, while 2.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.32% of the population.

Montezuma Poverty

Montezuma Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,99975837.92%
Other1099082.57%
White897404.46%

29.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.25%

Male Poverty Rate

34.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Montezuma

The race most likely to be in poverty in Montezuma is Other, with 82.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Montezuma is White, with 4.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.80%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School41.91%
High School24.86%
Some College21.69%
Bachelors or Greater13.59%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed61.26%
Female Employed27.77%
Male Employed0.00%

Montezuma Income

Montezuma Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,257$40,217
Families$42,500$51,438
Married Families$60,565-
Non Families$11,316$15,480

Montezuma Marital Status

Montezuma Marital Status

Marriage Rates

37.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.5%

Male Marriage Rate

31.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Montezuma Married by Age and Sex

Montezuma Marriage

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

Montezuma Marital Status by Race

Montezuma Veterans

272

Number of Veterans

272

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War111
Vietnam106
Second Gulf War35
Korea8
World War II
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5487
65 to 7476
55 to 6449
75+37
18 to 3423
Name Veterans % of Total
Black20812.35%
White649.07%

$Montezuma Veterans by Education

22.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Montezuma Employment Status

54.4%

Labor Force Participation

48.5%

Employment Rate

10.9%

Unemployment Rate

Montezuma 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

85.21%

Born in Georgia

98.24%

Native Born

1.76%

Foreign Born

1.54%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.24% of Montezuma residents were born in the United States, with 85.21% having been born in Georgia. 1.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,904-57-1.93%
20192,961-57-1.89%
20183,018-44-1.44%
20173,062-57-1.83%
20163,119-57-1.79%
20153,176-43-1.34%
20143,219-28-0.86%
20133,247-93-2.78%
20123,340-50-1.47%
20113,390-47-1.37%
20103,437-562-1.50%
20003,999-507-1.19%
19904,506-324-0.69%
19804,8307051.59%
19704,1253810.97%
19603,7448232.51%
19502,9210.00%