Roswell, Georgia Population 2020

94,872

Roswell is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 94,872, it is the 9th largest city in Georgia and the 346th largest city in the United States. Roswell is currently growing at a rate of 0.12% annually and its population has increased by 7.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 88,346 in 2010. Spanning over 42 miles, Roswell has a population density of 2,330 people per square mile.

The average household income in Roswell is $126,063 with a poverty rate of 7.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,218 per month, and the median house value is $355,900. The median age in Roswell is 38.5 years, 37.5 years for males, and 39.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.7 males.

Roswell Demographics

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

  • White: 76.26%
  • Black or African American: 13.65%
  • Asian: 4.72%
  • Two or more races: 2.50%
  • Other race: 2.49%
  • Native American: 0.36%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
The current population of Roswell, Georgia is 94,872, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 94,650.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 88,346.

Roswell, Georgia Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20206,101,36075,7101.24%
20196,025,65075,7001.26%
20185,949,95075,7001.27%
20175,874,25083,9701.43%
20165,790,280102,0001.76%
20155,688,28093,7401.65%
20145,594,54083,2201.49%
20135,511,32066,5601.21%
20125,444,76078,5101.44%
20115,366,25063,5501.18%
20105,302,7000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White71,87776.26%
Black or African American12,86213.65%
Asian4,4484.72%
Two or More Races2,3532.50%
Some Other Race2,3512.49%
American Indian and Alaska Native3350.36%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander310.03%

Roswell Population Pyramid 2020

Roswell Median Age

38.5


Total

37.5


Male

39.2


Female

Roswell Adults

There are 70,450 adults, (11,564 of whom are seniors) in Roswell.

Roswell Age Dependency

60.1

Age Dependency Ratio

19.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Roswell Sex Ratio

Female

47,432

50.32%

Male

46,825

49.68%

Roswell Households and Families

Roswell Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Roswell Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.1%17.9%
All66.9%33.1%
Non Family51.1%48.9%
Female43.2%56.8%
Male41.1%58.9%

66.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All34,4302.7266.9
Married18,9233.2582.1
Non Family10,8171.3851.1
Female2,9093.6543.2
Male1,7813.841.1

3.27

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Roswell Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,2753.54%
9th to 12th Grade1,9333.01%
High School Graduate9,24014.37%
Some College10,21915.89%
Associates Degree4,2526.61%
Bachelors Degree23,80437.02%
Graduate Degree12,57419.56%

Roswell Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White44,44743,57529,006
Black7,9177,5132,878
Hispanic7,5504,7811,300
Asian3,1282,9872,373
Other Race1,256855487
Multiple Races801737378
Native American25025053
Islander888

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$49,814$63,783$40,943
Less Than High School$25,247$27,797$16,467
High School Grad$27,594$32,391$25,082
Some College$38,988$38,134$40,005
Bachelors Degree$64,124$87,862$45,879
Graduate Degree$89,922$116,004$56,622

$49,814

Average Earnings

$63,783

Average Male

$40,943

Average Female

Roswell Language

Roswell Language by Age

Roswell Language

77.20% of Roswell residents speak only English, while 22.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.06% of the population.

Roswell Poverty

Roswell Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic14,4953,20422.10%
White59,8392,2723.80%
Black12,5548016.38%
Multiple2,35379733.87%
Other2,35143918.67%
Asian4,448651.46%
Native335102.99%

7.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.05%

Male Poverty Rate

8.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Roswell

The race most likely to be in poverty in Roswell is Multiple, with 33.87% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Roswell is Asian, with 1.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.51%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.07%
High School11.06%
Some College4.50%
Bachelors or Greater2.48%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed28.88%
Male Unemployed16.92%
Male Employed3.57%
Female Employed3.09%

Roswell Income

Roswell Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$93,006$126,063
Families$114,618$147,530
Married Families$131,647-
Non Families$54,344$75,618

Roswell Marital Status

Roswell Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.6%

Male Marriage Rate

52.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Roswell Married by Age and Sex

Roswell 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 45-54.

Roswell Marital Status by Race

Roswell Veterans

3,992

Number of Veterans

3,607

Male Veterans

385

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,152
First Gulf War905
Second Gulf War657
Korea443
World War II258
Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,269
75+1,088
65 to 74897
55 to 64451
18 to 34287
Name Veterans % of Total
White3,3736.16%
Black5325.81%
Hispanic1131.35%
Other402.91%
2 or More272.05%
Indian206.78%

$Roswell Veterans by Education

1.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Roswell Employment Status

71.2%

Labor Force Participation

68.8%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Roswell 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

32.03%

Born in Georgia

82.64%

Native Born

17.36%

Foreign Born

10.16%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

82.64% of Roswell residents were born in the United States, with 32.03% having been born in Georgia. 10.16% 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
202094,8721110.12%
201994,7611110.12%
201894,650140.01%
201794,6361110.12%
201694,5256990.74%
201593,8262160.23%
201493,610-59-0.06%
201393,6694550.49%
201293,2142,3152.55%
201190,8992,1042.37%
201088,7959,4611.13%
200079,33431,4115.17%
199047,92324,5867.46%
198023,33717,90715.70%
19705,4302,4476.17%
19602,9831,3833.16%
19401,6003000.52%
19001,3000.00%