Pearson, Georgia Population 2024

1,723

Pearson is a city located in Atkinson County Georgia. Pearson has a 2024 population of 1,723. It is also the county seat of Atkinson County.Pearson is currently declining at a rate of -2.16% annually and its population has decreased by -5.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,828 in 2020.

The average household income in Pearson is $48,276 with a poverty rate of 36.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Pearson is 34.9 years, 35.4 years for males, and 33.3 years for females.

Pearson Demographics

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

  • White: 39.1%
  • Black or African American: 31.71%
  • Other race: 21.3%
  • Two or more races: 7.89%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
3.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
514.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.74% (-105)
The current population of Pearson, Georgia is 1,723 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,828.

Pearson, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White71439.1%
Black or African American57931.71%
Other race38921.3%
Two or more races1447.89%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Pearson Population by Race

Pearson Population Pyramid 2024

Pearson Median Age

34.9

Total

35.4

Male

33.3

Female

Pearson Adults

There are 1,407 adults, (191 of whom are seniors) in Pearson.

Pearson Age Dependency

50.2

Age Dependency Ratio

15.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Pearson Sex Ratio

Female92450.6%
Male90249.4%

Pearson Population by Age

Pearson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7142.5156.343.7
Married3723.2359.940.1
Non Family2411.2366.833.2
Female893.0620.279.8
Male1220100
showing: 5 rows

3.11

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

56.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Pearson 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

Pearson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pearson Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 7.07%.

Pearson Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$30,020

Average Earnings

$30,826

Average Male

$28,500

Average Female

Pearson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pearson Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Pearson Language

62.77% of Pearson residents speak only English, while 37.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 37.23% of the population.

Pearson Language

Pearson Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic73535047.62%
Black57120135.2%
Multiple144144100%
White49111323.01%
Other38010828.42%
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36.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

41.01%

Male Poverty Rate

33.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pearson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pearson is Multiple, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pearson is White, with 23.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 22.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.77%.

Pearson Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School40.63%
Less Than 9th Grade30.19%
Some College12.73%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Pearson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed54.84%
Male Employed27.55%
Female Employed25.57%
showing: 4 rows

Pearson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pearson Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Pearson Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.3%

Male Marriage Rate

45.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Pearson Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Pearson 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 20-34.

Pearson Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Pearson Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

84

Number of Veterans

84

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Pearson Veterans by War

count

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Pearson Veterans by Age

count

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Pearson Veterans by Race

Pearson Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pearson Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.6%

Labor Force Participation

60.6%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Pearson Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Pearson Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Pearson 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

66.7%

Born in Pearson

74.42%

Native Born

25.58%

Foreign Born

24.32%

Non Citizen

1.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

74.42% of Pearson residents were born in the United States, with 66.7% having been born in Georgia. 24.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pearson Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,533-38-2.42%
20281,571-38-2.36%
20271,609-38-2.31%
20261,647-38-2.26%
20251,685-38-2.21%
20241,723-38-2.16%
20231,761-38-2.11%
20221,799-38-2.07%
20211,83790.49%
20201,828-233-11.31%
20192,061-21-1.01%
20182,082200.97%
20172,062-11-0.53%
20162,073-10-0.48%
20152,083241.17%
20142,059-13-0.63%
20132,072-1-0.05%
20122,073-29-1.38%
20112,102-2-0.1%
20102,104
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Pearson Population by Year