Sandersville, Georgia Population 2020

5,408

Sandersville is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 5,408, it is the 125th largest city in Georgia and the 4538th largest city in the United States. Sandersville is currently declining at a rate of -0.59% annually and its population has decreased by -8.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,912 in 2010. Sandersville reached it's highest population of 6,290 in 1990. Spanning over 13 miles, Sandersville has a population density of 420 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sandersville is $46,871 with a poverty rate of 35.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $572 per month, and the median house value is $87,200. The median age in Sandersville is 41.8 years, 38.3 years for males, and 44.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 79.0 males.

Sandersville Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 61.66%
  • White: 37.55%
  • Asian: 0.52%
  • Two or more races: 0.25%
  • Other race: 0.02%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sandersville, Georgia is 5,408, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,472.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,912.

Sandersville, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American3,46361.66%
White2,10937.55%
Asian290.52%
Two or More Races140.25%
Some Other Race10.02%

Sandersville Population Pyramid 2020

Sandersville Median Age

41.8


Total

38.3


Male

44.5


Female

Sandersville Adults

There are 4,322 adults, (943 of whom are seniors) in Sandersville.

Sandersville Age Dependency

66.2

Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Sandersville Sex Ratio

Female

3,137

55.86%

Male

2,479

44.14%

Sandersville Households and Families

Sandersville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sandersville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.8%9.2%
Male81.6%18.4%
All61.2%38.8%
Non Family54.2%45.8%
Female31.8%68.2%

61.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1202.5261.2
Non Family7671.2854.2
Married6513.0190.8
Female5663.4131.8
Male1363.5481.6

3.19

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

4.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sandersville Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2135.59%
9th to 12th Grade47712.52%
High School Graduate1,61442.36%
Some College66617.48%
Associates Degree1955.12%
Bachelors Degree46612.23%
Graduate Degree1794.70%

Sandersville Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black2,1691,674183
White1,5841,421456
Hispanic4916
Asian21216
Multiple Races13

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 28.79%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,283$38,986$18,990
Less Than High School$33,015$34,926$
High School Grad$24,400$31,724$13,320
Some College$27,826$39,392$23,833
Bachelors Degree$50,625$52,625$
Graduate Degree$54,063$$53,281

$29,283

Average Earnings

$38,986

Average Male

$18,990

Average Female

Sandersville Language

Sandersville Language by Age

Sandersville Language

98.14% of Sandersville residents speak only English, while 1.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.30% of the population.

Sandersville Poverty

Sandersville Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,3071,74152.65%
White1,9831517.61%
Multiple1313100.00%

35.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.70%

Male Poverty Rate

37.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sandersville

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sandersville is White, with 7.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 41.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.31%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School43.91%
High School33.02%
Some College29.12%
Bachelors or Greater13.13%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed47.62%
Female Unemployed32.86%
Female Employed25.45%
Male Employed15.38%

Sandersville Income

Sandersville Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$30,743$46,871
Families$46,033$59,011
Married Families$82,386-
Non Families$16,218$24,456

Sandersville Marital Status

Sandersville Marital Status

Marriage Rates

31.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.0%

Male Marriage Rate

27.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Sandersville Married by Age and Sex

Sandersville 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.

Sandersville Marital Status by Race

Sandersville Veterans

248

Number of Veterans

237

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam136
Korea40
First Gulf War28
Second Gulf War10
World War II
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74111
75+68
55 to 6431
35 to 5424
18 to 3414
Name Veterans % of Total
White1569.06%
Black923.60%
Hispanic3163.27%

$Sandersville Veterans by Education

4.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sandersville Employment Status

53.8%

Labor Force Participation

49.2%

Employment Rate

8.5%

Unemployment Rate

Sandersville 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

85.27%

Born in Georgia

99.77%

Native Born

0.23%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.77% of Sandersville residents were born in the United States, with 85.27% having been born in Georgia. 0.00% 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
20205,408-32-0.59%
20195,440-32-0.58%
20185,472-108-1.94%
20175,580-32-0.57%
20165,612-73-1.28%
20155,685-33-0.58%
20145,718-51-0.88%
20135,769-31-0.53%
20125,800-62-1.06%
20115,862-44-0.75%
20105,906-238-0.39%
20006,144-146-0.23%
19906,2901530.25%
19806,1375911.02%
19705,5461210.22%
19605,4259451.93%
19504,4809142.31%
19403,5665551.71%
19303,0113161.11%
19202,695540.20%
19102,6410.00%