Mountain City, Georgia Population 2024

916

Mountain City is a city located in Rabun County Georgia. Mountain City has a 2024 population of 916. Mountain City is currently declining at a rate of -0.54% annually but its population has increased by 0.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 910 in 2020.

The average household income in Mountain City is $54,117 with a poverty rate of 15.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Mountain City is 45.3 years, 43.5 years for males, and 45.6 years for females.

Mountain City Demographics

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

  • White: 79.72%
  • Two or more races: 17.66%
  • Black or African American: 2.02%
  • Other race: 0.61%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
1.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
504.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.66% (6)
The current population of Mountain City, Georgia is 916 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 910.

Mountain City, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White79079.72%
Two or more races17517.66%
Black or African American202.02%
Other race60.61%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Mountain City Population by Race

Mountain City Population Pyramid 2024

Mountain City Median Age

45.3

Total

43.5

Male

45.6

Female

Mountain City Adults

There are 832 adults, (268 of whom are seniors) in Mountain City.

Mountain City Age Dependency

75.7

Age Dependency Ratio

47.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Mountain City Sex Ratio

Female56957.42%
Male42242.58%

Mountain City Population by Age

Mountain City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4022.4660.239.8
Non Family1701.161.238.8
Married1513.4458.941.1
Female563.551.848.2
Male253.488020
showing: 5 rows

3.27

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

60.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mountain City Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Mountain City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mountain City Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

Mountain City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$31,667

Average Earnings

$32,000

Average Male

$30,833

Average Female

Mountain City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mountain City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Mountain City Language

86.1% of Mountain City residents speak only English, while 13.9% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.61% of the population.

Mountain City Language

Mountain City Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White788719.01%
Hispanic1626741.36%
Multiple1756738.29%
Black2020100%
showing: 4 rows

15.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.38%

Male Poverty Rate

18.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mountain City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mountain City is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mountain City is White, with 9.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.8%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.33%.

Mountain City Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater27.34%
Some College26.11%
Less Than 9th Grade12.98%
High School6.07%
showing: 4 rows

Mountain City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed6.29%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed21.05%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Mountain City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mountain City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mountain City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.3%

Male Marriage Rate

29.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Mountain City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Mountain City 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 55-64.

Mountain City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Mountain City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

73

Number of Veterans

73

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Mountain City Veterans by War

count

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Mountain City Veterans by Age

count

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Mountain City Veterans by Race

Mountain City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

61.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mountain City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

47.9%

Labor Force Participation

47.9%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Mountain City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Mountain City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Mountain City 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

45.71%

Born in Mountain City

96.17%

Native Born

3.83%

Foreign Born

3.53%

Non Citizen

0.3%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.17% of Mountain City residents were born in the United States, with 45.71% having been born in Georgia. 3.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Mountain City Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029891-5-0.56%
2028896-5-0.55%
2027901-5-0.55%
2026906-5-0.55%
2025911-5-0.55%
2024916-5-0.54%
2023921-5-0.54%
2022926-5-0.54%
2021931212.31%
2020910-194-17.57%
20191,104171.56%
20181,087161.49%
20171,07120.19%
20161,069141.33%
20151,055
20141,055-6-0.57%
20131,061-13-1.21%
20121,074-5-0.46%
20111,079-1-0.09%
20101,080
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Mountain City Population by Year