Pearson, Georgia Population 2021

1,990
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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.

Pearson Demographics

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

  • White: 50.85%
  • Black or African American: 41.67%
  • Other race: 7.34%
  • Two or more races: 0.14%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Pearson, Georgia is 1,990 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,042.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,117.

Pearson, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,05350.85%
Black or African American86341.67%
Some Other Race1527.34%
Two or More Races30.14%
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Pearson Population by Race

Pearson Population Pyramid $2021

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Pearson Median Age

34.9


Total

29.6


Male

40.8


Female

Pearson Adults

There are 1,532 adults, (253 of whom are seniors) in Pearson.

Pearson Age Dependency

61.9

Age Dependency Ratio

19.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Pearson Sex Ratio

Female

1,025

49.49%

Male

1,046

50.51%

Pearson Population by Age

Pearson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pearson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male0%100%
Female39.7%60.3%
All59.9%40.1%
Non Family60.5%39.5%
Married86.5%13.5%

59.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pearson Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6743.0359.9
Non Family2481.2160.5
Married2224.0686.5
Female1564.3939.7
Male483.190

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Average Family Size

3.03

Average Household Size

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Pearson Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade24319.63%
9th to 12th Grade25520.60%
High School Graduate44335.78%
Some College18915.27%
Associates Degree423.39%
Bachelors Degree302.42%
Graduate Degree362.91%
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Pearson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pearson Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black51938525
White42227535
Hispanic294806
Other Race6413
2+ Races3

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 74.18%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 8.29%.

Pearson Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,435$31,125$25,203
Less Than 9th Grade$26,538$31,411$21,417
High School Graduate$25,833$25,313$26,011
Some College$25,724$35,294$18,438
Bachelors Degree$43,750$$43,750
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,435

Average Earnings

$31,125

Average Male

$25,203

Average Female

Pearson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pearson Language by Age

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Pearson Language

70.46% of Pearson residents speak only English, while 29.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 29.54% of the population.

Pearson Language

Pearson Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black85031737.29%
Hispanic63220031.65%
White56413824.47%
Other1524328.29%

31.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.64%

Male Poverty Rate

36.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pearson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pearson is Black, with 37.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pearson is White, with 24.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.90%.

Pearson Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.79%
High School16.29%
Some College13.30%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Pearson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed38.89%
Female Employed16.40%
Male Employed7.34%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Pearson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pearson Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,929$41,822
Families$48,056$48,632
Married Families$62,917-
Non Families$25,741$28,008
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Income by Household Type

Pearson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

32.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.5%

Male Marriage Rate

30.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Pearson Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

Pearson Marital Status by Race

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Pearson Marital Status

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123

Number of Veterans

123

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War44
Vietnam27
Korea26
First Gulf War5
World War II

Pearson Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6457
65 to 7427
75+26
35 to 5413
18 to 34

Pearson Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black10016.18%
White202.44%
2+ Races3100.00%

Pearson Veterans by Race

Pearson Veterans by Education

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3.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pearson Veterans by Education

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62.8%

Labor Force Participation

59.6%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Pearson Employment by Age

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Pearson Employment by Race

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Pearson 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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69.24%

Born in Pearson

83.00%

Native Born

17.00%

Foreign Born

13.76%

Non Citizen

3.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

83.00% of Pearson residents were born in the United States, with 69.24% having been born in Georgia. 13.76% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,990-26-1.29%
20202,016-26-1.27%
20192,042-26-1.26%
20182,068180.88%
20172,050-16-0.77%
20162,066-24-1.15%
20152,090251.21%
20142,065-10-0.48%
20132,075-4-0.19%
20122,079-27-1.28%
20112,106-3-0.14%
20102,1090.00%

Pearson Population by Year