Mount Airy, Georgia Population 2024

1,497

Mount Airy is a city located in Habersham County, Hall County, and Stephens County Georgia. Mount Airy has a 2024 population of 1,497. Mount Airy is currently growing at a rate of 1.7% annually and its population has increased by 7.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,396 in 2020.

The average household income in Mount Airy is $77,742 with a poverty rate of 10.78%. The median age in Mount Airy is 22.7 years: 22.9 years for males, and 22.4 years for females.

Mount Airy Demographics

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

  • White: 67.66%
  • Two or more races: 29.28%
  • Asian: 1.46%
  • Black or African American: 0.8%
  • Other race: 0.8%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
2.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
619.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
7.23% (101)
The current population of Mount Airy, Georgia is 1,497 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,396.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White92967.66%
Two or more races40229.28%
Asian201.46%
Black or African American110.8%
Other race110.8%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Mount Airy Population by Race

Mount Airy Population Pyramid 2024

Mount Airy Median Age

22.7

Total

22.9

Male

22.4

Female

Mount Airy Adults

There are 842 adults, (91 of whom are seniors) in Mount Airy.

Mount Airy Age Dependency

82.8

Age Dependency Ratio

12.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

70.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Airy Sex Ratio

Female70751.49%
Male66648.51%

Mount Airy Population by Age

Mount Airy Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3653.7683.816.2
Married1814.8696.73.3
Non Family941.260.639.4
Female694.2576.823.2
Male214.191000

4.48

Average Family Size

3.76

Average Household Size

83.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mount Airy Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade7711.79%
Associates Degree6710.26%
Bachelors Degree375.67%
Graduate Degree416.28%
High School Graduate24938.13%
Less Than 9th Grade9514.55%
Some College8713.32%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Mount Airy Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mount Airy Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White46542076
Hispanic172460
2+ Races87302
Other Race1140
Asian760
Black220

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.34%.

Mount Airy Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$76,071$48,750$85,278
Graduate Degree$63,375$0$64,107
High School Graduate$46,083$54,861$39,653
Less Than 9th Grade$25,278$21,205$0
Overall$40,625$45,833$39,741
Some College$45,781$93,611$0

$40,625

Average Earnings

$45,833

Average Male

$39,741

Average Female

Mount Airy Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mount Airy Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Mount Airy Language

62.36% of Mount Airy residents speak only English, while 37.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 36.05% of the population.

Mount Airy Language

Mount Airy Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic6107011.48%
White715699.65%
Black11981.82%

10.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.96%

Male Poverty Rate

10.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Airy

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Airy is Black, with 81.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Airy is White, with 9.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.05%.

Mount Airy Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.02%
Some College3.9%
High School3.21%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Mount Airy Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed5.4%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed11.11%
Female Unemployed0%

Mount Airy Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mount Airy Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$75,208$80,552
Households$72,981$77,742
Married Families$90,625$-999,999,999
Non Families-$57,912

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mount Airy Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.4%

Male Marriage Rate

44.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Mount Airy Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Mount Airy Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Mount Airy Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Mount Airy Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

30

Number of Veterans

30

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam9
Second Gulf War7
First Gulf War3
Korea0
World War II0

Mount Airy Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5412
55 to 645
65 to 745
18 to 344
75+4

Mount Airy Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White304.55%

Mount Airy Veterans by Race

Mount Airy Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Airy Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.7%

Labor Force Participation

68.5%

Employment Rate

0.3%

Unemployment Rate

Mount Airy Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Mount Airy Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Mount Airy Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

70.94%

Born in Mount Airy

85.65%

Native Born

14.35%

Foreign Born

9.69%

Non Citizen

4.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.65% of Mount Airy residents were born in the United States, with 70.94% having been born in Georgia. 9.69% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Mount Airy Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,623251.56%
20281,598251.59%
20271,573261.68%
20261,547251.64%
20251,522251.67%
20241,497251.7%
20231,472221.52%
20221,450312.18%
20211,419231.65%
20201,39612710.01%
20191,26960.48%
20181,263100.8%
20171,25390.72%
20161,244120.97%
20151,23210.08%
20141,23150.41%
20131,22600%
20121,226-6-0.49%
20111,232-3-0.24%
20101,23500%

Mount Airy Population by Year