Palmetto, Georgia Population 2021

5,125
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Palmetto is a city located in Fulton County Georgia. With a 2020 population of 5,125, it is the 135th largest city in Georgia and the 4696th largest city in the United States . Palmetto is currently growing at a rate of 2.75% annually and its population has increased by 14.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,488 in 2010. Palmetto reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 12 miles, Palmetto has a population density of 432 people per square mile.

The average household income in Palmetto is $55,493 with a poverty rate of 19.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,018 per month, and the median house value is $129,200. The median age in Palmetto is 38.4 years, 38.5 years for males, and 38.2 years for females.

Palmetto Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 54.17%
  • White: 32.99%
  • Other race: 5.63%
  • Two or more races: 3.59%
  • Asian: 3.49%
  • Native American: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Palmetto, Georgia is 5,125 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,851.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,488.

Palmetto, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,76054.17%
White1,68132.99%
Some Other Race2875.63%
Two or More Races1833.59%
Asian1783.49%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.12%
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Palmetto Population by Race

Palmetto Population Pyramid $2021

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Palmetto Median Age

38.4


Total

38.5


Male

38.2


Female

Palmetto Adults

There are 3,516 adults, (777 of whom are seniors) in Palmetto.

Palmetto Age Dependency

86

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

57.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Palmetto Sex Ratio

Female

3,003

58.94%

Male

2,092

41.06%

Palmetto Population by Age

Palmetto Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Palmetto Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male0%100%
Non Family43.9%56.1%
All56.6%43.4%
Female60%40%
Married68.9%31.1%

56.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Palmetto Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9502.5756.6
Non Family750043.9
Married7313.7868.9
Female4503.2360
Male192.790

3.53

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

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Palmetto Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1474.70%
9th to 12th Grade49415.81%
High School Graduate1,35543.36%
Some College52016.64%
Associates Degree2247.17%
Bachelors Degree1274.06%
Graduate Degree2588.26%
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Palmetto Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Palmetto Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black1,6041,240270
White1,080952115
Hispanic311239
Other Race176176
Asian10528
2+ Races4141
Native American66

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 16.83%.

Palmetto Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,402$42,141$43,854
Less Than 9th Grade$23,799$23,487$23,869
High School Graduate$46,932$68,289$34,609
Some College$41,401$40,882$46,536
Bachelors Degree$60,685$123,819$2,500
Graduate Degree$51,563$28,354$87,681

$42,402

Average Earnings

$42,141

Average Male

$43,854

Average Female

Palmetto Earnings by Educational Attainment

Palmetto Language by Age

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Palmetto Language

83.15% of Palmetto residents speak only English, while 16.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.10% of the population.

Palmetto Language

Palmetto Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,75078828.65%
White1,42514810.39%
Hispanic619335.33%

19.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.18%

Male Poverty Rate

22.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Palmetto

The race most likely to be in poverty in Palmetto is Black, with 28.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Palmetto is Hispanic, with 5.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.26%.

Palmetto Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.76%
High School18.22%
Bachelors or Greater4.68%
Some College4.03%

Palmetto Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed64.29%
Male Unemployed19.58%
Female Employed9.66%
Male Employed0.82%

Palmetto Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Palmetto Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,019$55,493
Families$58,971$64,514
Married Families$62,560-
Non Families$41,657$40,698
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Income by Household Type

Palmetto Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

32.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Palmetto Married by Age and Sex

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Palmetto 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 55-64.

Palmetto Marital Status by Race

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Palmetto Marital Status

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175

Number of Veterans

132

Male Veterans

43

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam47
First Gulf War29
Second Gulf War22
Korea16
World War II

Palmetto Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+51
65 to 7447
35 to 5435
18 to 3422
55 to 6420

Palmetto Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White13010.70%
Black392.11%
Hispanic82.17%
Native American6100.00%

Palmetto Veterans by Race

Palmetto Veterans by Education

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14.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

6.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Palmetto Veterans by Education

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58.4%

Labor Force Participation

52.5%

Employment Rate

10.1%

Unemployment Rate

Palmetto Employment by Age

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Palmetto Employment by Race

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Palmetto 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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70.44%

Born in Palmetto

90.60%

Native Born

9.40%

Foreign Born

6.83%

Non Citizen

2.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.60% of Palmetto residents were born in the United States, with 70.44% having been born in Georgia. 6.83% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Palmetto Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,1251372.75%
20204,9881372.82%
20194,8511372.91%
20184,714170.36%
20174,697230.49%
20164,674110.24%
20154,663-2-0.04%
20144,665-76-1.60%
20134,741651.39%
20124,676871.90%
20114,589952.11%
20104,4941,0942.83%
20003,4007882.67%
19902,6120.00%

Palmetto Population by Year