Shannon, Georgia Population 2024

1,673

Shannon is a city located in Floyd County Georgia. Shannon has a 2024 population of 1,673. Shannon is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -18.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,056 in 2020.

The average household income in Shannon is $66,955 with a poverty rate of 20.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Shannon is 38.4 years, 47.3 years for males, and 32.6 years for females.

Shannon Demographics

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

  • White: 97.13%
  • Black or African American: 1.79%
  • Two or more races: 1.08%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
5.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
335.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-18.63% (-383)
The current population of Shannon, Georgia is 1,673 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,056.

Shannon, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,62597.13%
Black or African American301.79%
Two or more races181.08%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Shannon Population by Race

Shannon Population Pyramid 2024

Shannon Median Age

38.4

Total

47.3

Male

32.6

Female

Shannon Adults

There are 1,334 adults, (378 of whom are seniors) in Shannon.

Shannon Age Dependency

75

Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Shannon Sex Ratio

Female1,04962.7%
Male62437.3%

Shannon Population by Age

Shannon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7562.216436
Married3402.9174.725.3
Non Family248071.828.2
Female1362.4914.785.3
Male323.061000
showing: 5 rows

2.68

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

64.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Shannon Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Shannon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Shannon Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 38.76%.

Shannon Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,014

Average Earnings

$62,831

Average Male

$40,729

Average Female

Shannon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Shannon Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Shannon Language

92.21% of Shannon residents speak only English, while 7.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.79% of the population.

Shannon Language

Shannon Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,36116612.2%
Hispanic26415056.82%
Black3030100%
showing: 3 rows

20.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.86%

Male Poverty Rate

25.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shannon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shannon is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shannon is White, with 12.2% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.4%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.63%.

Shannon Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.97%
High School21.89%
Some College17.43%
Bachelors or Greater4.8%
showing: 4 rows

Shannon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed15.86%
Female Employed2.79%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Shannon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Shannon Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Shannon Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.8%

Male Marriage Rate

42.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Shannon Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Shannon 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 35-44.

Shannon Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Shannon Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

129

Number of Veterans

104

Male Veterans

25

Female Veterans

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Shannon Veterans by War

count

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Shannon Veterans by Age

count

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Shannon Veterans by Race

Shannon Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shannon Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.6%

Labor Force Participation

51%

Employment Rate

1.2%

Unemployment Rate

Shannon Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Shannon Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Shannon Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

69.04%

Born in Shannon

93.9%

Native Born

6.1%

Foreign Born

4.72%

Non Citizen

1.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.9% of Shannon residents were born in the United States, with 69.04% having been born in Georgia. 4.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Shannon Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,673
20231,673
20221,673-303-15.33%
20211,976-80-3.89%
20202,0561869.95%
20191,870-61-3.16%
20181,931-47-2.38%
20171,97822412.77%
20161,754-75-4.1%
20151,829-33-1.77%
20141,862512.82%
20131,81137225.85%
20121,439-369-20.41%
20111,808-54-2.9%
20101,862
showing: 15 rows

Shannon Population by Year