St. Marys, Georgia Population 2024

19,692

St. Marys is a city located in Camden County Georgia. St. Marys has a 2024 population of 19,692. St. Marys is currently growing at a rate of 1.84% annually and its population has increased by 6.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,532 in 2020.

The average household income in St. Marys is $85,381 with a poverty rate of 21.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in St. Marys is 34 years, 31.1 years for males, and 36.8 years for females.

St. Marys Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of St. Marys was:

  • White: 73.32%
  • Black or African American: 13.58%
  • Two or more races: 9.66%
  • Asian: 1.91%
  • Other race: 1.32%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.17%
  • Native American: 0.04%
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
22.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
862.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
6.26% (1,160)
The current population of St. Marys, Georgia is 19,692 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 18,532.

St. Marys, Georgia Population 2024

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St. Marys Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White13,56973.32%
Black or African American2,51313.58%
Two or more races1,7879.66%
Asian3541.91%
Other race2441.32%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander320.17%
Native American80.04%
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

St. Marys Population by Race

St. Marys Population Pyramid 2024

St. Marys Median Age

34

Total

31.1

Male

36.8

Female

St. Marys Adults

There are 13,815 adults, (3,070 of whom are seniors) in St. Marys.

St. Marys Age Dependency

72.2

Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.7

Child Dependency Ratio

St. Marys Sex Ratio

Female9,21649.8%
Male9,29150.2%

St. Marys Population by Age

St. Marys Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,2732.5359.440.6
Married3,2963.1573.326.7
Non Family2,2951.1857.142.9
Female1,2523.2434.865.2
Male4302.9836.563.5
showing: 5 rows

3.03

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

59.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

St. Marys 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

St. Marys Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

St. Marys Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 27.94%.

St. Marys Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,094

Average Earnings

$51,250

Average Male

$32,528

Average Female

St. Marys Earnings by Educational Attainment

St. Marys Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

St. Marys Language

94.99% of St. Marys residents speak only English, while 5.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.64% of the population.

St. Marys Language

St. Marys Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White12,9981,85014.23%
Black2,5011,28751.46%
Multiple1,77352629.67%
Hispanic1,45245131.06%
Other24423194.67%
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21.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.41%

Male Poverty Rate

22.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in St. Marys

The race most likely to be in poverty in St. Marys is Other, with 94.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in St. Marys is White, with 14.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.14%.

St. Marys Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade48.17%
High School23.51%
Some College14.11%
Bachelors or Greater3.14%
showing: 4 rows

St. Marys Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed69.32%
Female Employed16.57%
Male Employed12.21%
Male Unemployed2.76%
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St. Marys Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

St. Marys Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

St. Marys Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.9%

Male Marriage Rate

46.7%

Female Marriage Rate

St. Marys Married by Age and Sex

male

female

St. Marys 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 45-54.

St. Marys Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

St. Marys Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,355

Number of Veterans

2,024

Male Veterans

331

Female Veterans

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St. Marys Veterans by War

count

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St. Marys Veterans by Age

count

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St. Marys Veterans by Race

St. Marys Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

St. Marys Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.5%

Labor Force Participation

49.3%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

St. Marys Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

St. Marys Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

St. Marys 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

29.79%

Born in St. Marys

96.74%

Native Born

3.26%

Foreign Born

1.48%

Non Citizen

1.78%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.74% of St. Marys residents were born in the United States, with 29.79% having been born in Georgia. 1.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

St. Marys Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202921,4723561.69%
202821,1163561.71%
202720,7603561.74%
202620,4043561.78%
202520,0483561.81%
202419,6923561.84%
202319,3363561.88%
202218,9803561.91%
202118,624920.5%
202018,532-57-0.31%
201918,5893812.09%
201818,2081230.68%
201718,0851590.89%
201617,9261310.74%
201517,795240.14%
201417,7711871.06%
201317,584910.52%
201217,4933482.03%
201117,145-122-0.71%
201017,2673,50625.48%
200013,7615,57468.08%
19908,1874,591127.67%
19803,5961885.52%
19703,4081364.16%
19603,272
showing: 25 rows

St. Marys Population by Year