Snellville, Georgia Population 2021

20,441
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Snellville is a city located in Gwinnett County Georgia. With a 2020 population of 20,441, it is the 51st largest city in Georgia and the 1822nd largest city in the United States . Snellville is currently growing at a rate of 0.90% annually and its population has increased by 12.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,242 in 2010. Snellville reached it's highest population of 20,441 in 2021. Spanning over 11 miles, Snellville has a population density of 1,952 people per square mile.

The average household income in Snellville is $83,123 with a poverty rate of 7.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,469 per month, and the median house value is $169,600. The median age in Snellville is 39.3 years, 36.9 years for males, and 41.4 years for females.

Snellville Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 44.81%
  • White: 42.47%
  • Other race: 6.36%
  • Asian: 2.83%
  • Two or more races: 2.50%
  • Native American: 1.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Snellville, Georgia is 20,441 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 19,895.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 18,242.

Snellville, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American8,86344.81%
White8,39942.47%
Some Other Race1,2586.36%
Asian5602.83%
Two or More Races4942.50%
American Indian and Alaska Native2041.03%
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Snellville Population by Race

Snellville Population Pyramid $2021

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Snellville Median Age

39.3


Total

36.9


Male

41.4


Female

Snellville Adults

There are 15,636 adults, (3,341 of whom are seniors) in Snellville.

Snellville Age Dependency

60.9

Age Dependency Ratio

27.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Snellville Sex Ratio

Female

10,278

51.97%

Male

9,500

48.03%

Snellville Population by Age

Snellville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Snellville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male83.3%16.7%
Married83.2%16.8%
All76.9%23.1%
Non Family75.7%24.3%
Female54.4%45.6%

76.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Snellville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,0933.1876.9
Married3,4033.5383.2
Non Family1,2401.1675.7
Female1,0203.7954.4
Male4304.8483.3

3.45

Average Family Size

3.18

Average Household Size

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Snellville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2381.70%
9th to 12th Grade5724.09%
High School Graduate3,55825.44%
Some College3,72126.61%
Associates Degree1,1057.90%
Bachelors Degree3,33023.81%
Graduate Degree1,46010.44%
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Snellville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Snellville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,4016,0452,175
Black5,7195,4532,045
Hispanic1,081946185
Other Race57754065
Asian368315214
2+ Races23923973
Native American16416460

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 58.15%.

Snellville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,546$36,353$32,287
Less Than 9th Grade$31,165$31,833$30,474
High School Graduate$23,671$28,788$20,956
Some College$34,918$37,188$26,424
Bachelors Degree$38,505$36,468$39,309
Graduate Degree$49,105$49,845$47,702

$35,546

Average Earnings

$36,353

Average Male

$32,287

Average Female

Snellville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Snellville Language by Age

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Snellville Language

81.06% of Snellville residents speak only English, while 18.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.59% of the population.

Snellville Language

Snellville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black8,4717048.31%
White7,3803534.78%
Asian56017731.61%
Hispanic2,0421306.37%
Multiple494112.23%
Other1,25890.72%

7.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.34%

Male Poverty Rate

9.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Snellville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Snellville is Asian, with 31.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Snellville is Other, with 0.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.93%.

Snellville Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School15.50%
Some College5.84%
Less Than 9th Grade5.48%
Bachelors or Greater3.34%

Snellville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed27.27%
Female Unemployed10.34%
Female Employed9.88%
Male Employed2.68%

Snellville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Snellville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$74,535$83,123
Families$76,875$88,320
Married Families$82,956-
Non Families$40,000$46,962
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Income by Household Type

Snellville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.6%

Male Marriage Rate

47.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Snellville Married by Age and Sex

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Snellville 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 55-64.

Snellville Marital Status by Race

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Snellville Marital Status

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1,622

Number of Veterans

1,334

Male Veterans

288

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam398
First Gulf War316
Second Gulf War273
Korea181
World War II30

Snellville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54512
65 to 74376
75+314
55 to 64242
18 to 34178

Snellville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White95713.08%
Black65210.04%
Hispanic422.78%
Other Race131.39%

Snellville Veterans by Race

Snellville Veterans by Education

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5.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Snellville Veterans by Education

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64.7%

Labor Force Participation

62.5%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Snellville Employment by Age

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Snellville Employment by Race

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Snellville 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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33.43%

Born in Snellville

85.25%

Native Born

14.75%

Foreign Born

5.47%

Non Citizen

9.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.25% of Snellville residents were born in the United States, with 33.43% having been born in Georgia. 5.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Snellville Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202120,4411820.90%
202020,2591820.91%
201920,0771820.91%
201819,8951780.90%
201719,717620.32%
201619,6551060.54%
201519,5492781.44%
201419,2711690.88%
201319,1022131.13%
201218,8892671.43%
201118,6223001.64%
201018,3222,9711.78%
200015,3513,2672.42%
199012,0843,5703.56%
19808,5140.00%

Snellville Population by Year