Pelham, Georgia Population 2024

3,339

Pelham is a city located in Mitchell County Georgia. Pelham has a 2024 population of 3,339. Pelham is currently declining at a rate of -1.15% annually and its population has decreased by -4.3% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,489 in 2020.

The average household income in Pelham is $41,411 with a poverty rate of 32.3%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Pelham is 30.9 years, 24.5 years for males, and 37 years for females.

Pelham Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 55.96%
  • White: 44.04%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
  • Two or more races:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
4.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
818.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.3% (-150)
The current population of Pelham, Georgia is 3,339 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,489.

Pelham, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American1,95955.96%
White1,54244.04%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
Two or more races
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Pelham Population by Race

Pelham Population Pyramid 2024

Pelham Median Age

30.9

Total

24.5

Male

37

Female

Pelham Adults

There are 2,535 adults, (491 of whom are seniors) in Pelham.

Pelham Age Dependency

71.3

Age Dependency Ratio

24

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Pelham Sex Ratio

Female2,14761.33%
Male1,35438.67%

Pelham Population by Age

Pelham Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,3572.548.451.6
Non Family5491.356.843.2
Female4653.1633.566.5
Married3283.435347
Male155.21000
showing: 5 rows

3.27

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

48.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Pelham 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

Pelham Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pelham Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 84.64%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.18%.

Pelham Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$27,000

Average Earnings

$35,068

Average Male

$22,764

Average Female

Pelham Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pelham Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Pelham Language

94.02% of Pelham residents speak only English, while 5.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.14% of the population.

Pelham Language

Pelham Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1,94757529.53%
White1,37645132.78%
Hispanic7070100%
showing: 3 rows

32.3%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.88%

Male Poverty Rate

41.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pelham

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pelham is Black, with 29.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.6%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.5%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.42%.

Pelham Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade55.34%
Some College33.58%
Bachelors or Greater15.48%
High School14.31%
showing: 4 rows

Pelham Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed45.76%
Female Employed33.44%
Male Employed2.52%
Female Unemployed1.82%
showing: 4 rows

Pelham Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pelham Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Pelham Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

27.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.0%

Male Marriage Rate

24.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Pelham Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Pelham 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 35-44.

Pelham Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Pelham Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

206

Number of Veterans

206

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Pelham Veterans by War

count

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Pelham Veterans by Age

count

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Pelham Veterans by Race

Pelham Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

76.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pelham Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49%

Labor Force Participation

42.6%

Employment Rate

13.1%

Unemployment Rate

Pelham Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Pelham Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Pelham 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

81.46%

Born in Pelham

98.91%

Native Born

1.09%

Foreign Born

0.77%

Non Citizen

0.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.91% of Pelham residents were born in the United States, with 81.46% having been born in Georgia. 0.77% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pelham Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,144-39-1.23%
20283,183-39-1.21%
20273,222-39-1.2%
20263,261-39-1.18%
20253,300-39-1.17%
20243,339-39-1.15%
20233,378-39-1.14%
20223,417-39-1.13%
20213,456-33-0.95%
20203,489270.78%
20193,462-44-1.25%
20183,506-42-1.18%
20173,548-35-0.98%
20163,583-51-1.4%
20153,634-92-2.47%
20143,726-120-3.12%
20133,84670.18%
20123,839-35-0.9%
20113,874-30-0.77%
20103,904-222-5.38%
20004,1262576.64%
19903,869-437-10.15%
19804,306-233-5.13%
19704,539-70-1.52%
19604,6092445.59%
19504,3651,78669.25%
19402,579-183-6.63%
19302,7621224.62%
19202,640
showing: 29 rows

Pelham Population by Year