Shannon, Georgia Population 2024

1,290

Shannon is a city located in Bartow County, Floyd County, and Gordon County Georgia. Shannon has a 2024 population of 1,290. Shannon is currently declining at a rate of -12.9% annually and its population has decreased by -37.26% 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 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: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
5.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
259.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-37.26% (-766)
The current population of Shannon, Georgia is 1,290 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,056.

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 American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

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

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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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade34328.56%
Associates Degree937.74%
Bachelors Degree1159.58%
Graduate Degree1149.49%
High School Graduate23319.4%
Less Than 9th Grade231.92%
Some College28023.31%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,024734175
Hispanic1298350
Black3000
2+ Races18184

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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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$77,941$78,438$70,000
High School Graduate$0$0$2,499
Less Than 9th Grade$30,202$0$30,383
Overall$42,014$62,831$40,729
Some College$46,550$64,327$45,725

$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%

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%

Shannon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed15.86%
Female Employed2.79%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Shannon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Shannon Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$75,300$79,576
Households$61,938$66,955
Married Families$70,556$-999,999,999
Non Families-$39,940

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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War
Veterans
Vietnam37
Second Gulf War25
First Gulf War23
World War II23
Korea0

Shannon Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+44
65 to 7428
18 to 3425
55 to 6420
35 to 5412

Shannon Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White12910.03%

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
20241,290-191-12.9%
20231,481-192-11.48%
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%
20101,86200%

Shannon Population by Year