Royston, Georgia Population 2021

2,583
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Royston is a city located in Franklin County Georgia. With a 2020 population of 2,583, it is the 212th largest city in Georgia and the 6734th largest city in the United States . Royston is currently growing at a rate of 0.23% annually and its population has increased by 0.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,582 in 2010. Royston reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 3 miles, Royston has a population density of 758 people per square mile.

The average household income in Royston is $31,383 with a poverty rate of 35.30%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $582 per month, and the median house value is $99,700. The median age in Royston is 33.7 years, 28.4 years for males, and 42.2 years for females.

Royston Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Roystonwas:

  • White: 77.03%
  • Black or African American: 18.01%
  • Two or more races: 3.46%
  • Asian: 1.51%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Royston, Georgia is 2,583 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,571.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,582.

Royston, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,13977.03%
Black or African American50018.01%
Two or More Races963.46%
Asian421.51%
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Royston Population by Race

Royston Population Pyramid $2021

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Royston Median Age

33.7


Total

28.4


Male

42.2


Female

Royston Adults

There are 2,084 adults, (608 of whom are seniors) in Royston.

Royston Age Dependency

88.1

Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47

Child Dependency Ratio

Royston Sex Ratio

Female

1,547

55.71%

Male

1,230

44.29%

Royston Population by Age

Royston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Royston Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female25.7%74.3%
Non Family42.4%57.6%
All43.2%56.8%
Married57.6%42.4%
Male71.8%28.2%

43.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Royston Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1332.3243.2
Non Family4981.1342.4
Married3043.6657.6
Female2922.8725.7
Male392.9771.8

3.19

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

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Royston Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1035.77%
9th to 12th Grade26714.97%
High School Graduate71640.13%
Some College30717.21%
Associates Degree1448.07%
Bachelors Degree18710.48%
Graduate Degree603.36%
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Royston Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Royston Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,4331,137245
Black3172432
2+ Races2727
Hispanic77

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 white people with a rate of 17.10%.

Royston Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,500$37,656$25,250
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$22,366$$23,625
Some College$37,685$44,688$23,214
Bachelors Degree$41,382$40,417$41,827
Graduate Degree$60,625$$60,313

$31,500

Average Earnings

$37,656

Average Male

$25,250

Average Female

Royston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Royston Language by Age

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Royston Language

96.95% of Royston residents speak only English, while 3.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.69% of the population.

Royston Language

Royston Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,98855127.72%
Black47931164.93%
Asian4242100.00%
Multiple881820.45%

35.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

35.86%

Male Poverty Rate

34.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Royston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Royston is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Royston is Multiple, with 20.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 51.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.75%.

Royston Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade46.47%
High School36.30%
Some College16.29%
Bachelors or Greater11.20%

Royston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed74.39%
Male Unemployed35.48%
Male Employed21.94%
Female Employed14.91%

Royston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Royston Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$21,125$31,383
Families$33,393$41,310
Married Families$59,286-
Non Families$14,297$18,233
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Income by Household Type

Royston Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

31.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.2%

Male Marriage Rate

25.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Royston Married by Age and Sex

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Royston Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Royston Marital Status by Race

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Royston Marital Status

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116

Number of Veterans

107

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam41
Second Gulf War25
First Gulf War17
World War II15
Korea10

Royston Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7434
75+25
18 to 3422
35 to 5420
55 to 6415

Royston Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1116.85%
Black51.33%

Royston Veterans by Race

Royston Veterans by Education

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13.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Royston Veterans by Education

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47.7%

Labor Force Participation

42.3%

Employment Rate

11.2%

Unemployment Rate

Royston Employment by Age

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Royston Employment by Race

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Royston 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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74.29%

Born in Royston

96.69%

Native Born

3.31%

Foreign Born

2.48%

Non Citizen

0.83%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.69% of Royston residents were born in the United States, with 74.29% having been born in Georgia. 2.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Royston Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,58360.23%
20202,57760.23%
20192,57160.23%
20182,565-7-0.27%
20172,572341.34%
20162,538-10-0.39%
20152,548-3-0.12%
20142,551-7-0.27%
20132,558110.43%
20122,547-15-0.59%
20112,562-10-0.39%
20102,5720.00%

Royston Population by Year