Pearson, Georgia Population 2020

2,063

Pearson is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 2,063, it is the 234th largest city in Georgia and the 7492nd largest city in the United States. Pearson is currently declining at a rate of -0.39% annually and its population has decreased by -2.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,117 in 2010. Pearson reached it's highest population of 2,109 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Pearson has a population density of 615 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pearson is $37,597 with a poverty rate of 33.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $497 per month, and the median house value is $60,000. The median age in Pearson is 29.5 years, 24.8 years for males, and 35.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 109.7 males.

Pearson Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 46.32%
  • White: 44.20%
  • Other race: 9.43%
  • Two or more races: 0.05%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Pearson, Georgia is 2,063, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,079.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,117.

Pearson, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American94346.32%
White90044.20%
Some Other Race1929.43%
Two or More Races10.05%

Pearson Population Pyramid 2020

Pearson Median Age

29.5


Total

24.8


Male

35.5


Female

Pearson Adults

There are 1,372 adults, (205 of whom are seniors) in Pearson.

Pearson Age Dependency

74.5

Age Dependency Ratio

17.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Pearson Sex Ratio

Female

971

47.69%

Male

1,065

52.31%

Pearson Households and Families

Pearson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pearson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83%17%
All55.1%44.9%
Non Family52%48%
Female45.6%54.4%
Male15.1%84.9%

55.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6103.2855.1
Non Family2271.352
Female1714.9545.6
Married1594.1183
Male533.8115.1

4.34

Average Family Size

3.28

Average Household Size

10.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pearson Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade19316.97%
9th to 12th Grade22319.61%
High School Graduate43538.26%
Some College19016.71%
Associates Degree413.61%
Bachelors Degree433.78%
Graduate Degree121.06%

Pearson Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black54041127
White34923523
Hispanic247755
Other Race7713
Multiple Races1

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 76.11%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 6.59%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,338$31,100$22,321
Less Than High School$23,304$25,000$21,328
High School Grad$27,045$27,500$26,875
Some College$20,833$33,199$16,424
Bachelors Degree$50,625$$50,156
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,338

Average Earnings

$31,100

Average Male

$22,321

Average Female

Pearson Language

Pearson Language by Age

Pearson Language

71.14% of Pearson residents speak only English, while 28.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 28.86% of the population.

Pearson Poverty

Pearson Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black92433035.71%
Hispanic60623238.28%
White47810822.59%
Other1926935.94%

33.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.47%

Male Poverty Rate

34.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pearson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pearson is Hispanic, with 38.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pearson is White, with 22.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.69%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.83%
High School17.05%
Some College14.22%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed31.58%
Female Employed15.36%
Male Employed6.94%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Pearson Income

Pearson Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$30,000$37,597
Families$32,039$41,077
Married Families$55,313-
Non Families$24,712$28,704

Pearson Marital Status

Pearson Marital Status

Marriage Rates

24.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.1%

Male Marriage Rate

23.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Pearson Married by Age and Sex

Pearson Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Pearson Marital Status by Race

Pearson Veterans

112

Number of Veterans

112

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War40
Vietnam24
Korea16
First Gulf War8
World War II
Age Group Veterans
55 to 6449
65 to 7424
35 to 5423
75+16
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
Black9214.79%
White193.00%
2 or More1100.00%

$Pearson Veterans by Education

3.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pearson Employment Status

61.6%

Labor Force Participation

56.5%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Pearson 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

74.36%

Born in Georgia

85.27%

Native Born

14.73%

Foreign Born

13.02%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

85.27% of Pearson residents were born in the United States, with 74.36% having been born in Georgia. 13.02% 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
20202,063-8-0.39%
20192,071-8-0.38%
20182,079170.82%
20172,062-8-0.39%
20162,070-25-1.19%
20152,095281.35%
20142,067-11-0.53%
20132,07810.05%
20122,077-29-1.38%
20112,106-3-0.14%
20102,1090.00%