Statesboro, Georgia Population 2020

32,253

Statesboro is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 32,253, it is the 34th largest city in Georgia and the 1209th largest city in the United States. Statesboro is currently growing at a rate of 0.92% annually and its population has increased by 13.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 28,422 in 2010. Spanning over 15 miles, Statesboro has a population density of 2,166 people per square mile.

The average household income in Statesboro is $39,354 with a poverty rate of 45.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $764 per month, and the median house value is $113,500. The median age in Statesboro is 22.3 years, 22 years for males, and 22.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.9 males.

Statesboro Demographics

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

  • White: 49.34%
  • Black or African American: 42.94%
  • Two or more races: 4.04%
  • Other race: 1.75%
  • Asian: 1.67%
  • Native American: 0.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
The current population of Statesboro, Georgia is 32,253, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 31,667.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 28,422.

Statesboro, Georgia Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202079,7201,2121.52%
201978,5081,2121.54%
201877,2961,2121.57%
201776,0841,3761.81%
201674,7081,5562.08%
201573,1524810.66%
201472,6718381.15%
201371,833-1,279-1.78%
201273,1124750.65%
201172,6372,0752.86%
201070,5620.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,29649.34%
Black or African American13,31142.94%
Two or More Races1,2514.04%
Some Other Race5431.75%
Asian5181.67%
American Indian and Alaska Native630.20%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander190.06%

Statesboro Population Pyramid 2020

Statesboro Median Age

22.3


Total

22


Male

22.6


Female

Statesboro Adults

There are 26,341 adults, (2,403 of whom are seniors) in Statesboro.

Statesboro Age Dependency

29.5

Age Dependency Ratio

10

Old Age Dependency Ratio

19.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Statesboro Sex Ratio

Female

16,067

51.83%

Male

14,934

48.17%

Statesboro Households and Families

Statesboro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Statesboro Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married50%50%
Male37.7%62.3%
All25.4%74.6%
Non Family17.2%82.8%
Female15.4%84.6%

25.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,2102.325.4
Non Family5,4871.6817.2
Married2,3473.2350
Female1,8752.8515.4
Male5012.6337.7

2.91

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Statesboro Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5274.20%
9th to 12th Grade1,55312.37%
High School Graduate3,12724.92%
Some College2,72621.72%
Associates Degree1,2199.71%
Bachelors Degree1,88415.01%
Graduate Degree1,51412.06%

Statesboro Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,7615,2112,451
Black5,7294,460609
Hispanic644427126
Asian276262182
Other Race25616374
Multiple Races24620563
Native American631212
Islander1910

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 94.93%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 65.94%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,747$27,346$21,068
Less Than High School$13,218$18,563$9,706
High School Grad$21,577$25,471$17,269
Some College$22,858$26,772$21,378
Bachelors Degree$31,602$34,896$24,258
Graduate Degree$38,250$38,375$37,448

$23,747

Average Earnings

$27,346

Average Male

$21,068

Average Female

Statesboro Language

Statesboro Language by Age

Statesboro Language

93.72% of Statesboro residents speak only English, while 6.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.56% of the population.

Statesboro Poverty

Statesboro Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black10,5285,05548.01%
White10,7714,46941.49%
Hispanic1,17945938.93%
Multiple91443447.48%
Other52323344.55%
Asian42519846.59%
Native635180.95%
Islander1919100.00%

45.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

43.03%

Male Poverty Rate

47.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Statesboro

The race most likely to be in poverty in Statesboro is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Statesboro is Hispanic, with 38.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 61.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 59.25%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School57.93%
High School31.08%
Some College29.49%
Bachelors or Greater14.33%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed81.21%
Female Unemployed68.20%
Female Employed33.48%
Male Employed31.06%

Statesboro Income

Statesboro Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$26,750$39,354
Families$35,703$48,321
Married Families$56,816-
Non Families$20,930$29,788

Statesboro Marital Status

Statesboro Marital Status

Marriage Rates

19.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

20.3%

Male Marriage Rate

18.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Statesboro Married by Age and Sex

Statesboro Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Statesboro Marital Status by Race

Statesboro Veterans

1,164

Number of Veterans

1,040

Male Veterans

124

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War330
Vietnam286
First Gulf War284
Korea131
World War II
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54304
75+250
55 to 64223
18 to 34197
65 to 74190
Name Veterans % of Total
White6494.62%
Black4173.95%
Hispanic876.92%
Other8721.70%
2 or More111.41%

$Statesboro Veterans by Education

28.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Statesboro Employment Status

56.5%

Labor Force Participation

49.5%

Employment Rate

12.3%

Unemployment Rate

Statesboro 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

70.12%

Born in Georgia

96.42%

Native Born

3.58%

Foreign Born

2.50%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.42% of Statesboro residents were born in the United States, with 70.12% having been born in Georgia. 2.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202032,2532930.92%
201931,9602930.93%
201831,6673131.00%
201731,3542930.94%
201631,0614801.57%
201530,5812620.86%
201430,3194681.57%
201329,851-48-0.16%
201229,8996932.37%
201129,2067422.61%
201028,4645,7662.29%
200022,6986,8443.65%
199015,8549880.65%
198014,8662500.17%
197014,6166,2605.75%
19608,3562,2593.20%
19506,0971,0691.95%
19405,0281,0322.32%
19303,9961890.49%
19203,8071,2784.17%
19102,5290.00%