Pearson is a city located in Atkinson County Georgia. It is also the county seat of Atkinson County. With a 2020 population of 1,990, it is the 244th largest city in Georgia and the 7653rd largest city in the United States . Pearson is currently declining at a rate of -1.29% annually and its population has decreased by -6.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,117 in 2010. Pearson reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 3 miles, Pearson has a population density of 594 people per square mile.
The average household income in Pearson is $41,822 with a poverty rate of 31.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $510 per month, and the median house value is $61,700. The median age in Pearson is 34.9 years, 29.6 years for males, and 40.8 years for females.