South Fulton, Georgia Population 2021

102,909
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South Fulton is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 102,909, it is the 8th largest city in Georgia and the 309th largest city in the United States . South Fulton is currently growing at a rate of 1.86% annually and its population has increased by since the most recent census, which recorded a population of in 2010. South Fulton reached it's highest population of 102,909 in 2021. Spanning over 86 miles, South Fulton has a population density of 1,214 people per square mile.

The average household income in South Fulton is $80,137 with a poverty rate of 9.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,176 per month, and the median house value is $162,800. The median age in South Fulton is 37 years, 33.7 years for males, and 39.6 years for females.

South Fulton Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 91.85%
  • White: 5.55%
  • Two or more races: 1.23%
  • Other race: 0.99%
  • Asian: 0.24%
  • Native American: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
The current population of South Fulton, Georgia is 102,909 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 97,278.

South Fulton, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American88,43391.85%
White5,3475.55%
Two or More Races1,1891.23%
Some Other Race9570.99%
Asian2310.24%
American Indian and Alaska Native720.07%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander540.06%
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South Fulton Population by Race

South Fulton Population Pyramid $2021

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South Fulton Median Age

37


Total

33.7


Male

39.6


Female

South Fulton Adults

There are 72,395 adults, (10,909 of whom are seniors) in South Fulton.

South Fulton Age Dependency

56.6

Age Dependency Ratio

17.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

South Fulton Sex Ratio

Female

49,850

51.77%

Male

46,433

48.23%

South Fulton Population by Age

South Fulton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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South Fulton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.9%17.1%
All67.5%32.5%
Male64.4%35.6%
Female63%37%
Non Family56.3%43.7%

67.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

South Fulton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All33,0912.967.5
Non Family12,1681.256.3
Married11,3563.8782.9
Female7,1263.8463
Male2,4414.1164.4

3.76

Average Family Size

2.9

Average Household Size

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South Fulton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9391.45%
9th to 12th Grade2,8464.40%
High School Graduate16,18625.03%
Some College13,98721.63%
Associates Degree6,51510.07%
Bachelors Degree14,31722.14%
Graduate Degree9,87815.27%
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South Fulton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

South Fulton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black59,02256,26622,754
White3,7853,240696
Hispanic953598235
Other Race619493271
2+ Races551525414
Asian1687810
Native American724818
Islander4141

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 75.14%.

South Fulton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,824$45,947$37,311
Less Than 9th Grade$21,461$22,920$16,994
High School Graduate$31,270$37,231$26,341
Some College$34,516$44,070$31,265
Bachelors Degree$48,595$54,567$43,645
Graduate Degree$65,354$70,271$62,696

$41,824

Average Earnings

$45,947

Average Male

$37,311

Average Female

South Fulton Earnings by Educational Attainment

South Fulton Language by Age

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South Fulton Language

93.62% of South Fulton residents speak only English, while 6.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.01% of the population.

South Fulton Language

South Fulton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black88,1437,2208.19%
White4,45159513.37%
Hispanic2,12044721.08%
Other95741243.05%
Multiple1,18633728.41%
Asian23114763.64%
Native692434.78%

9.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.66%

Male Poverty Rate

10.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in South Fulton

The race most likely to be in poverty in South Fulton is Asian, with 63.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in South Fulton is Black, with 8.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.25%.

South Fulton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.45%
High School8.85%
Some College7.20%
Bachelors or Greater5.99%

South Fulton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed22.67%
Male Unemployed9.48%
Female Employed5.10%
Male Employed4.02%

South Fulton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

South Fulton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$65,919$80,137
Families$75,761$91,314
Married Families$97,816-
Non Families$46,776$55,812
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Income by Household Type

South Fulton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

33.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.8%

Male Marriage Rate

31.2%

Female Marriage Rate

South Fulton Married by Age and Sex

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South Fulton 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.

South Fulton Marital Status by Race

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South Fulton Marital Status

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6,756

Number of Veterans

5,589

Male Veterans

1,167

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War2,238
Vietnam1,847
Second Gulf War1,290
Korea242
World War II68

South Fulton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 542,609
55 to 641,794
65 to 741,069
75+694
18 to 34590

South Fulton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black6,0009.07%
White51611.54%
2+ Races17226.50%
Other Race639.46%
Hispanic595.49%
Native American56.94%

South Fulton Veterans by Race

South Fulton Veterans by Education

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5.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

South Fulton Veterans by Education

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69%

Labor Force Participation

63.3%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

South Fulton Employment by Age

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South Fulton Employment by Race

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South Fulton 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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56.49%

Born in South Fulton

95.49%

Native Born

4.51%

Foreign Born

1.90%

Non Citizen

2.62%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.49% of South Fulton residents were born in the United States, with 56.49% having been born in Georgia. 1.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

South Fulton Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021102,9091,8771.86%
2020101,0321,8771.89%
201999,1551,8771.93%
201897,2781,2001.25%
201796,0788140.85%
201695,2641,7481.87%
201593,5161,0221.10%
201492,4947370.80%
201391,7577380.81%
201291,0192,3232.62%
201188,6962,5542.96%
201086,1420.00%

South Fulton Population by Year