Pelham, Georgia Population 2020

3,447

Pelham is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 3,447, it is the 178th largest city in Georgia and the 5811th largest city in the United States. Pelham is currently declining at a rate of -1.03% annually and its population has decreased by -11.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,898 in 2010. Pelham reached it's highest population of 4,609 in 1960. Spanning over 4 miles, Pelham has a population density of 845 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pelham is $37,926 with a poverty rate of 26.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $498 per month, and the median house value is $68,400. The median age in Pelham is 30.9 years, 30 years for males, and 34.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 76.5 males.

Pelham Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 65.92%
  • White: 33.36%
  • Asian: 0.58%
  • Two or more races: 0.14%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Pelham, Georgia is 3,447, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,519.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,898.

Pelham, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,37965.92%
White1,20433.36%
Asian210.58%
Two or More Races50.14%

Pelham Population Pyramid 2020

Pelham Median Age

30.9


Total

30


Male

34.5


Female

Pelham Adults

There are 2,592 adults, (547 of whom are seniors) in Pelham.

Pelham Age Dependency

76.5

Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Pelham Sex Ratio

Female

2,045

56.66%

Male

1,564

43.34%

Pelham Households and Families

Pelham Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pelham Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.8%23.2%
All46.2%53.8%
Non Family44.7%55.3%
Female19.4%80.6%
Male0%100%

46.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2892.6846.2
Non Family4971.5244.7
Married3962.8176.8
Female3604.1819.4
Male362.310

3.16

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

9.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pelham Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade813.67%
9th to 12th Grade57626.06%
High School Graduate83037.56%
Some College39818.01%
Associates Degree1265.70%
Bachelors Degree1376.20%
Graduate Degree622.81%

Pelham Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black1,318754102
White87978697
Asian88
Multiple Races55

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 11.04%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,765$21,278$24,832
Less Than High School$22,194$21,407$24,364
High School Grad$19,831$$23,654
Some College$23,438$25,625$21,750
Bachelors Degree$$$68,700
Graduate Degree$66,411$$

$22,765

Average Earnings

$21,278

Average Male

$24,832

Average Female

Pelham Language

Pelham Language by Age

Pelham Language

98.24% of Pelham residents speak only English, while 1.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.13% of the population.

Pelham Poverty

Pelham Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,17576134.99%
White1,12712110.74%

26.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.62%

Male Poverty Rate

27.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pelham

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pelham is Black, with 34.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pelham is White, with 10.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 50.59%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.74%
High School18.94%
Some College15.64%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed65.92%
Female Employed14.54%
Male Employed0.00%

Pelham Income

Pelham Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$27,037$37,926
Families$36,524$45,632
Married Families$56,795-
Non Families$22,091$23,095

Pelham Marital Status

Pelham Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.1%

Male Marriage Rate

31.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Pelham Married by Age and Sex

Pelham Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Pelham Marital Status by Race

Pelham Veterans

159

Number of Veterans

134

Male Veterans

25

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam70
Second Gulf War32
World War II11
Korea10
First Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
55 to 6460
18 to 3432
65 to 7429
75+21
35 to 5417
Name Veterans % of Total
White12312.88%
Black362.23%

$Pelham Veterans by Education

9.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pelham Employment Status

67%

Labor Force Participation

53.7%

Employment Rate

19.8%

Unemployment Rate

Pelham 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

92.30%

Born in Georgia

99.42%

Native Born

0.58%

Foreign Born

0.58%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.42% of Pelham residents were born in the United States, with 92.30% having been born in Georgia. 0.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,447-36-1.03%
20193,483-36-1.02%
20183,519-36-1.01%
20173,555-36-1.00%
20163,591-48-1.32%
20153,639-91-2.44%
20143,730-118-3.07%
20133,84890.23%
20123,839-36-0.93%
20113,875-30-0.77%
20103,905-221-0.55%
20004,1262570.65%
19903,869-437-1.06%
19804,306-233-0.53%
19704,539-70-0.15%
19604,6092440.55%
19504,3651,7865.40%
19402,579-183-0.68%
19302,7621220.45%
19202,6400.00%