Palmetto, Georgia Population 2020

4,761

Palmetto is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 4,761, it is the 138th largest city in Georgia and the 4893rd largest city in the United States. Palmetto is currently growing at a rate of 0.49% annually and its population has increased by 6.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,488 in 2010. Spanning over 12 miles, Palmetto has a population density of 402 people per square mile.

The average household income in Palmetto is $48,810 with a poverty rate of 30.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $981 per month, and the median house value is $98,300. The median age in Palmetto is 36.5 years, 36.1 years for males, and 36.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 69.0 males.

Palmetto Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 57.32%
  • White: 35.08%
  • Other race: 3.42%
  • Asian: 2.46%
  • Two or more races: 1.69%
  • Native American: 0.04%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Palmetto, Georgia is 4,761, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,715.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,488.

Palmetto, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,91757.32%
White1,78535.08%
Some Other Race1743.42%
Asian1252.46%
Two or More Races861.69%
American Indian and Alaska Native20.04%

Palmetto Population Pyramid 2020

Palmetto Median Age

36.5


Total

36.1


Male

36.6


Female

Palmetto Adults

There are 3,449 adults, (708 of whom are seniors) in Palmetto.

Palmetto Age Dependency

85.7

Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

59.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Palmetto Sex Ratio

Female

3,012

59.19%

Male

2,077

40.81%

Palmetto Households and Families

Palmetto Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Palmetto Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female71%29%
Married64.4%35.6%
All57.7%42.3%
Non Family37.8%62.2%
Male0%100%

57.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6872.9757.7
Married6883.8264.4
Non Family4981.0837.8
Female4823.7171
Male192.740

3.72

Average Family Size

2.97

Average Household Size

0.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Palmetto Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1665.59%
9th to 12th Grade54418.34%
High School Graduate1,10837.34%
Some College55218.60%
Associates Degree1294.35%
Bachelors Degree1876.30%
Graduate Degree2819.47%

Palmetto Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black1,6081,216351
White954783117
Hispanic337256
Other Race138138
Asian66
Native American22

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 21.83%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,339$31,793$29,861
Less Than High School$23,000$21,703$24,093
High School Grad$48,750$62,537$31,375
Some College$$31,447$
Bachelors Degree$48,250$49,750$
Graduate Degree$50,595$28,500$61,087

$31,339

Average Earnings

$31,793

Average Male

$29,861

Average Female

Palmetto Language

Palmetto Language by Age

Palmetto Language

85.15% of Palmetto residents speak only English, while 14.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.92% of the population.

Palmetto Poverty

Palmetto Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,9061,03935.75%
Hispanic83234040.87%
White1,27627921.87%
Other1745129.31%
Multiple862630.23%

30.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.29%

Male Poverty Rate

38.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Palmetto

The race most likely to be in poverty in Palmetto is Hispanic, with 40.87% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Palmetto is White, with 21.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 46.57%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.59%
High School30.30%
Some College19.82%
Bachelors or Greater3.43%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed72.73%
Male Unemployed23.40%
Female Employed19.42%
Male Employed6.24%

Palmetto Income

Palmetto Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,578$48,810
Families$44,267$51,975
Married Families$53,284-
Non Families$41,167$38,956

Palmetto Marital Status

Palmetto Marital Status

Marriage Rates

36.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.6%

Male Marriage Rate

28.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Palmetto Married by Age and Sex

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

Palmetto Veterans

266

Number of Veterans

206

Male Veterans

60

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam74
First Gulf War65
Korea33
Second Gulf War20
World War II17
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5494
75+66
65 to 7462
55 to 6424
18 to 3420
Name Veterans % of Total
White14812.49%
Black1165.76%
Hispanic82.27%
Indian2100.00%

$Palmetto Veterans by Education

21.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Palmetto Employment Status

55.2%

Labor Force Participation

48.5%

Employment Rate

12.2%

Unemployment Rate

Palmetto 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

75.38%

Born in Georgia

91.28%

Native Born

8.72%

Foreign Born

5.62%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.28% of Palmetto residents were born in the United States, with 75.38% having been born in Georgia. 5.62% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,761230.49%
20194,738230.49%
20184,715180.38%
20174,697230.49%
20164,67490.19%
20154,665-4-0.09%
20144,669-76-1.60%
20134,745691.48%
20124,676851.85%
20114,591942.09%
20104,4971,0972.84%
20003,4007882.67%
19902,6120.00%