Soperton, Georgia Population 2020

3,205

Soperton is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 3,205, it is the 191st largest city in Georgia and the 6042nd largest city in the United States. Soperton is currently growing at a rate of 1.71% annually and its population has increased by 2.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,115 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Soperton has a population density of 728 people per square mile.

The average household income in Soperton is $54,074 with a poverty rate of 23.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $591 per month, and the median house value is $66,800. The median age in Soperton is 41.1 years, 40.4 years for males, and 42.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 115.2 males.

Soperton Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 52.85%
  • White: 46.27%
  • Two or more races: 0.72%
  • Other race: 0.16%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Soperton, Georgia is 3,205, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,097.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,115.

Soperton, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,62452.85%
White1,42246.27%
Two or More Races220.72%
Some Other Race50.16%

Soperton Population Pyramid 2020

Soperton Median Age

41.1


Total

40.4


Male

42.9


Female

Soperton Adults

There are 2,446 adults, (532 of whom are seniors) in Soperton.

Soperton Age Dependency

60.6

Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Soperton Sex Ratio

Female

1,428

46.47%

Male

1,645

53.53%

Soperton Households and Families

Soperton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Soperton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.7%21.3%
All64.2%35.8%
Non Family61.8%38.2%
Female57.7%42.3%
Male38.7%61.3%

64.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1832.3164.2
Non Family4081.0761.8
Married4033.0378.7
Female2483.1457.7
Male1242.4238.7

2.91

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Soperton Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade23110.60%
9th to 12th Grade32815.05%
High School Graduate99245.53%
Some College25211.56%
Associates Degree984.50%
Bachelors Degree1747.99%
Graduate Degree1044.77%

Soperton Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,083845191
Black1,06174087
Hispanic3131
Multiple Races1111
Other Race55

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.64%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,846$32,287$24,522
Less Than High School$20,446$20,179$20,714
High School Grad$26,903$30,833$17,917
Some College$36,645$40,208$31,111
Bachelors Degree$47,969$$46,400
Graduate Degree$43,646$43,958$41,964

$30,846

Average Earnings

$32,287

Average Male

$24,522

Average Female

Soperton Language

Soperton Language by Age

Soperton Language

98.61% of Soperton residents speak only English, while 1.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.25% of the population.

Soperton Poverty

Soperton Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,47451835.14%
White1,2301199.67%
Multiple11436.36%

23.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.20%

Male Poverty Rate

22.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Soperton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Soperton is Multiple, with 36.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Soperton is White, with 9.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.24%.

Name Poverty
High School19.88%
Less Than High School18.91%
Some College14.38%
Bachelors or Greater8.05%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.68%
Male Unemployed32.88%
Female Employed10.43%
Male Employed4.84%

Soperton Income

Soperton Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,464$54,074
Families$46,311$61,289
Married Families$61,738-
Non Families$12,569$34,905

Soperton Marital Status

Soperton Marital Status

Marriage Rates

34.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.8%

Male Marriage Rate

35.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Soperton Married by Age and Sex

Soperton 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.

Soperton Marital Status by Race

Soperton Veterans

160

Number of Veterans

136

Male Veterans

24

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam50
Second Gulf War41
First Gulf War27
Korea11
World War II
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5449
65 to 7445
55 to 6433
75+25
18 to 348
Name Veterans % of Total
White826.56%
Black786.67%

$Soperton Veterans by Education

3.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Soperton Employment Status

44.8%

Labor Force Participation

40%

Employment Rate

10.7%

Unemployment Rate

Soperton 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

83.01%

Born in Georgia

99.77%

Native Born

0.23%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.77% of Soperton residents were born in the United States, with 83.01% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,205541.71%
20193,151541.74%
20183,097421.37%
20173,055541.80%
20163,001-77-2.50%
20153,078-6-0.19%
20143,084832.77%
20133,001-99-3.19%
20123,100-10-0.32%
20113,110-15-0.48%
20103,1253011.02%
20002,824270.10%
19902,797-184-0.64%
19802,9813851.39%
19702,5960.00%