Roswell, Georgia Population 2021

94,959
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Roswell is a city located in Fulton County Georgia. With a 2020 population of 94,959, it is the 9th largest city in Georgia and the 348th largest city in the United States . Roswell is currently growing at a rate of 0.10% annually and its population has increased by 7.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 88,346 in 2010. Roswell reached it's highest population of 94,959 in 2021. Spanning over 42 miles, Roswell has a population density of 2,332 people per square mile.

The average household income in Roswell is $134,775 with a poverty rate of 7.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,281 per month, and the median house value is $374,700. The median age in Roswell is 38.6 years, 37.3 years for males, and 39.5 years for females.

Roswell Demographics

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

  • White: 75.05%
  • Black or African American: 14.30%
  • Asian: 4.33%
  • Other race: 3.03%
  • Two or more races: 2.95%
  • Native American: 0.32%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of Roswell, Georgia is 94,959 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 94,665.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 88,346.

Roswell, Georgia Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20216,170,49075,0701.22%
20206,095,42075,0601.23%
20196,020,36075,0601.25%
20185,945,30072,8701.23%
20175,872,43084,4701.44%
20165,787,960101,9101.76%
20155,686,05092,8501.63%
20145,593,20082,6701.48%
20135,510,53066,0601.20%
20125,444,47078,0101.43%
20115,366,46063,8601.19%
20105,302,6000.00%

Roswell Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White70,92375.05%
Black or African American13,51314.30%
Asian4,0924.33%
Some Other Race2,8623.03%
Two or More Races2,7832.95%
American Indian and Alaska Native3040.32%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander210.02%
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Roswell Population by Race

Roswell Population Pyramid $2021

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Roswell Median Age

38.6


Total

37.3


Male

39.5


Female

Roswell Adults

There are 70,784 adults, (11,838 of whom are seniors) in Roswell.

Roswell Age Dependency

60.3

Age Dependency Ratio

20.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Roswell Sex Ratio

Female

47,950

50.74%

Male

46,548

49.26%

Roswell Population by Age

Roswell Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Roswell Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.2%16.8%
All68.3%31.7%
Non Family50.2%49.8%
Male49.9%50.1%
Female45.9%54.1%

68.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Roswell Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All34,3802.7368.3
Married19,2983.2483.2
Non Family10,4921.450.2
Female3,0623.6245.9
Male1,5283.7749.9

3.26

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

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Roswell Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,2053.42%
9th to 12th Grade2,1833.39%
High School Graduate8,61813.38%
Some College9,65114.99%
Associates Degree4,2916.66%
Bachelors Degree24,13437.48%
Graduate Degree13,31520.68%
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Roswell Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Roswell Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White43,38442,46029,116
Black8,8568,3133,529
Hispanic7,9395,1571,569
Asian2,9742,7912,373
Other Race1,475975489
2+ Races920877480
Native American20420453

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 asian people with a rate of 79.79%.

Roswell Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,418$66,295$43,764
Less Than 9th Grade$25,672$28,178$16,701
High School Graduate$30,216$32,987$23,661
Some College$41,890$39,245$43,087
Bachelors Degree$67,255$87,368$47,478
Graduate Degree$90,813$111,495$63,207

$52,418

Average Earnings

$66,295

Average Male

$43,764

Average Female

Roswell Earnings by Educational Attainment

Roswell Language by Age

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Roswell Language

76.53% of Roswell residents speak only English, while 23.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.69% of the population.

Roswell Language

Roswell Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic15,0992,80318.56%
White58,5172,7554.71%
Multiple2,78388931.94%
Black13,2708236.20%
Other2,86254318.97%
Asian4,092741.81%
Native304134.28%

7.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.33%

Male Poverty Rate

8.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Roswell

The race most likely to be in poverty in Roswell is Multiple, with 31.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Roswell is Asian, with 1.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.77%.

Roswell Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.19%
High School10.92%
Some College3.86%
Bachelors or Greater3.28%

Roswell Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed26.42%
Male Unemployed8.48%
Male Employed4.33%
Female Employed2.84%

Roswell Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Roswell Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$99,726$134,775
Families$121,987$156,942
Married Families$137,018-
Non Families$58,917$80,113
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Income by Household Type

Roswell Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.5%

Male Marriage Rate

53.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Roswell Married by Age and Sex

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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 35-44.

Roswell Marital Status by Race

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Roswell Marital Status

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3,767

Number of Veterans

3,421

Male Veterans

346

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,123
First Gulf War890
Second Gulf War529
Korea323
World War II210

Roswell Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,279
75+1,014
65 to 74857
55 to 64442
18 to 34175

Roswell Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,1135.76%
Black5485.47%
Hispanic1241.38%
2+ Races543.61%
Other Race352.03%
Native American177.42%

Roswell Veterans by Race

Roswell Veterans by Education

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1.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Roswell Veterans by Education

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71.2%

Labor Force Participation

68.6%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Roswell Employment by Age

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Roswell Employment by Race

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Roswell 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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31.70%

Born in Roswell

81.46%

Native Born

18.54%

Foreign Born

10.83%

Non Citizen

7.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

81.46% of Roswell residents were born in the United States, with 31.70% having been born in Georgia. 10.83% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Roswell Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202194,959980.10%
202094,861980.10%
201994,763980.10%
201894,665-34-0.04%
201794,6991500.16%
201694,5497220.77%
201593,8272300.25%
201493,597-64-0.07%
201393,6614510.48%
201293,2102,3082.54%
201190,9022,1082.37%
201088,7949,4601.13%
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%

Roswell Population by Year