Sandersville, Georgia Population 2021

5,259
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Sandersville is a city located in Washington County Georgia. It is also the county seat of Washington County. With a 2020 population of 5,259, it is the 130th largest city in Georgia and the 4634th largest city in the United States . Sandersville is currently declining at a rate of -1.31% annually and its population has decreased by -11.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,912 in 2010. Sandersville reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 13 miles, Sandersville has a population density of 409 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sandersville is $46,862 with a poverty rate of 28.57%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $530 per month, and the median house value is $92,700. The median age in Sandersville is 42.9 years, 40.5 years for males, and 45.1 years for females.

Sandersville Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 61.54%
  • White: 36.91%
  • Asian: 0.61%
  • Two or more races: 0.58%
  • Other race: 0.36%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sandersville, Georgia is 5,259 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,399.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,912.

Sandersville, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American3,41361.54%
White2,04736.91%
Asian340.61%
Two or More Races320.58%
Some Other Race200.36%
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Sandersville Population by Race

Sandersville Population Pyramid $2021

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Sandersville Median Age

42.9


Total

40.5


Male

45.1


Female

Sandersville Adults

There are 4,325 adults, (1,102 of whom are seniors) in Sandersville.

Sandersville Age Dependency

72.1

Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Sandersville Sex Ratio

Female

3,052

55.03%

Male

2,494

44.97%

Sandersville Population by Age

Sandersville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sandersville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female31.5%68.5%
Non Family59.1%40.9%
All62.7%37.3%
Male65.9%34.1%
Married93.1%6.9%

62.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sandersville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2132.3862.7
Non Family7881.2659.1
Married7232.9793.1
Female6203.1131.5
Male822.5265.9

2.92

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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Sandersville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2135.51%
9th to 12th Grade50413.05%
High School Graduate1,66743.15%
Some College68617.76%
Associates Degree2436.29%
Bachelors Degree3118.05%
Graduate Degree2396.19%
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Sandersville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sandersville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black2,2061,698180
White1,5721,412362
Hispanic9226
Asian25258

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 asian people with a rate of 32.00%.

Sandersville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,310$41,746$24,065
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$25,521$33,750$21,588
Some College$30,126$49,500$24,861
Bachelors Degree$42,614$54,063$
Graduate Degree$41,332$41,603$

$29,310

Average Earnings

$41,746

Average Male

$24,065

Average Female

Sandersville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sandersville Language by Age

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Sandersville Language

97.40% of Sandersville residents speak only English, while 2.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.59% of the population.

Sandersville Language

Sandersville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,2351,40643.46%
White1,905824.30%
Other1818100.00%

28.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.58%

Male Poverty Rate

32.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sandersville

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sandersville is White, with 4.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 38.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.20%.

Sandersville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.54%
High School26.65%
Some College22.17%
Bachelors or Greater13.08%

Sandersville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed35.85%
Female Unemployed30.39%
Female Employed18.22%
Male Employed13.35%

Sandersville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sandersville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$33,297$46,862
Families$39,397$56,844
Married Families$66,989-
Non Families$18,589$26,844
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Income by Household Type

Sandersville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

33.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.4%

Male Marriage Rate

28.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Sandersville Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Sandersville Marital Status

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288

Number of Veterans

253

Male Veterans

35

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam139
Korea17
First Gulf War15
World War II
Second Gulf War

Sandersville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74164
75+86
55 to 6423
35 to 548
18 to 347

Sandersville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White18911.69%
Black993.79%
Hispanic6458.18%

Sandersville Veterans by Race

Sandersville Veterans by Education

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3.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sandersville Veterans by Education

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49.3%

Labor Force Participation

44.9%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Sandersville Employment by Age

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Sandersville Employment by Race

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Sandersville 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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85.95%

Born in Sandersville

99.39%

Native Born

0.61%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.39% of Sandersville residents were born in the United States, with 85.95% 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 Latin America.

Sandersville Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,259-70-1.31%
20205,329-70-1.30%
20195,399-70-1.28%
20185,469-112-2.01%
20175,581-26-0.46%
20165,607-71-1.25%
20155,678-34-0.60%
20145,712-51-0.88%
20135,763-32-0.55%
20125,795-65-1.11%
20115,860-41-0.69%
20105,901-243-0.40%
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%

Sandersville Population by Year