Ray City, Georgia Population 2021

1,114
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Ray City is a city located in Berrien County Georgia. With a 2020 population of 1,114, it is the 298th largest city in Georgia and the 9887th largest city in the United States . Ray City is currently growing at a rate of 0.91% annually and its population has increased by 2.20% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,090 in 2010. Ray City reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Ray City has a population density of 972 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ray City is $53,765 with a poverty rate of 27.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $740 per month, and the median house value is $105,400. The median age in Ray City is 30.3 years, 30.2 years for males, and 30.8 years for females.

Ray City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ray Citywas:

  • White: 77.18%
  • Black or African American: 20.21%
  • Two or more races: 1.79%
  • Other race: 0.81%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ray City, Georgia is 1,114 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,094.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,090.

Ray City, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White94777.18%
Black or African American24820.21%
Two or More Races221.79%
Some Other Race100.81%
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Ray City Population by Race

Ray City Population Pyramid $2021

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Ray City Median Age

30.3


Total

30.2


Male

30.8


Female

Ray City Adults

There are 867 adults, (97 of whom are seniors) in Ray City.

Ray City Age Dependency

59.4

Age Dependency Ratio

12.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Ray City Sex Ratio

Female

630

51.34%

Male

597

48.66%

Ray City Population by Age

Ray City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ray City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female40.2%59.8%
Non Family48%52%
All54.3%45.7%
Married57.9%42.1%
Male92.7%7.3%

54.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ray City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4842.5454.3
Married1903.5257.9
Non Family1711.1748
Female823.1540.2
Male412.4492.7

3.18

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

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Ray City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade192.64%
9th to 12th Grade598.21%
High School Graduate31643.95%
Some College13118.22%
Associates Degree8311.54%
Bachelors Degree598.21%
Graduate Degree527.23%
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Ray City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ray City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White57851379
Black999630
Hispanic38282
Other Race10
2+ Races44

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 30.30%.

Ray City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,045$32,390$35,208
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$40,625$42,917$
Some College$33,500$32,067$34,625
Bachelors Degree$63,000$$63,500
Graduate Degree$39,917$39,083$

$35,045

Average Earnings

$32,390

Average Male

$35,208

Average Female

Ray City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ray City Language by Age

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Ray City Language

97.12% of Ray City residents speak only English, while 2.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.57% of the population.

Ray City Language

Ray City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White88818721.06%
Black2399138.08%
Hispanic583051.72%
Multiple2222100.00%
Other1010100.00%

27.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.41%

Male Poverty Rate

24.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ray City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ray City is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ray City is White, with 21.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 50.00%.

Ray City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade64.10%
High School22.15%
Bachelors or Greater18.02%
Some College6.54%

Ray City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed42.86%
Female Unemployed12.50%
Male Employed11.06%
Female Employed10.77%

Ray City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ray City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,250$53,765
Families$53,250$64,225
Married Families$70,203-
Non Families$30,028$27,814
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Income by Household Type

Ray City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.6%

Male Marriage Rate

39.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Ray City Married by Age and Sex

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Ray City 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.

Ray City Marital Status by Race

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Ray City Marital Status

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93

Number of Veterans

67

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War57
Second Gulf War29
Vietnam16
World War II
Korea

Ray City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5453
65 to 7416
18 to 3412
55 to 648
75+4

Ray City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8412.96%
Black95.49%
Hispanic25.26%

Ray City Veterans by Race

Ray City Veterans by Education

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9.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ray City Veterans by Education

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63%

Labor Force Participation

54.2%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Ray City Employment by Age

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Ray City Employment by Race

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Ray City 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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63.41%

Born in Ray City

98.45%

Native Born

1.55%

Foreign Born

1.55%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.45% of Ray City residents were born in the United States, with 63.41% having been born in Georgia. 1.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ray City Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,114100.91%
20201,104100.91%
20191,094100.92%
20181,084141.31%
20171,07040.38%
20161,066-3-0.28%
20151,06990.85%
20141,060-15-1.40%
20131,07510.09%
20121,074-24-2.19%
20111,098-5-0.45%
20101,1030.00%

Ray City Population by Year