Statesboro, Georgia Population 2021

35,568
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Statesboro is a city located in Bulloch County Georgia. It is also the county seat of Bulloch County. With a 2020 population of 35,568, it is the 27th largest city in Georgia and the 1109th largest city in the United States . Statesboro is currently growing at a rate of 3.81% annually and its population has increased by 25.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 28,422 in 2010. Statesboro reached it's highest population of 35,568 in 2021. Spanning over 15 miles, Statesboro has a population density of 2,389 people per square mile.

The average household income in Statesboro is $42,382 with a poverty rate of 41.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $780 per month, and the median house value is $113,600. The median age in Statesboro is 22.3 years, 21.9 years for males, and 22.7 years for females.

Statesboro Demographics

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

  • White: 47.88%
  • Black or African American: 43.32%
  • Two or more races: 4.69%
  • Other race: 2.25%
  • Asian: 1.65%
  • Native American: 0.21%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Statesboro, Georgia is 35,568 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 31,647.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 28,422.

Statesboro, Georgia Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202184,3402,3662.81%
202081,9742,3662.89%
201979,6082,3662.97%
201877,2421,2511.62%
201775,9911,3491.78%
201674,6421,5262.04%
201573,1164650.64%
201472,6518351.15%
201371,816-1,286-1.79%
201273,1024650.64%
201172,6372,0782.86%
201070,5590.00%

Statesboro Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,08047.88%
Black or African American13,64543.32%
Two or More Races1,4764.69%
Some Other Race7092.25%
Asian5191.65%
American Indian and Alaska Native660.21%
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Statesboro Population by Race

Statesboro Population Pyramid $2021

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Statesboro Median Age

22.3


Total

21.9


Male

22.7


Female

Statesboro Adults

There are 26,920 adults, (2,389 of whom are seniors) in Statesboro.

Statesboro Age Dependency

28.4

Age Dependency Ratio

9.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

18.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Statesboro Sex Ratio

Female

16,252

51.60%

Male

15,243

48.40%

Statesboro Population by Age

Statesboro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Statesboro Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married49.8%50.2%
Male30%70%
All25.9%74.1%
Non Family19.8%80.2%
Female14.4%85.6%

25.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Statesboro Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,2142.3325.9
Non Family5,6451.7819.8
Married2,2733.2549.8
Female1,8502.7614.4
Male4462.7930

2.93

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

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Statesboro Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4273.30%
9th to 12th Grade1,34710.42%
High School Graduate3,39426.27%
Some College3,29025.46%
Associates Degree1,1268.71%
Bachelors Degree1,81514.05%
Graduate Degree1,52211.78%
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Statesboro Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Statesboro Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black6,2775,131792
White5,5265,1672,160
Hispanic733489168
Other Race317197103
Asian292289217
2+ Races198153
Native American56

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 98.97%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 74.32%.

Statesboro Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,442$28,803$23,043
Less Than 9th Grade$13,164$20,560$10,313
High School Graduate$25,352$29,605$22,039
Some College$21,783$22,542$20,955
Bachelors Degree$36,231$38,208$34,004
Graduate Degree$38,472$38,322$38,566

$25,442

Average Earnings

$28,803

Average Male

$23,043

Average Female

Statesboro Earnings by Educational Attainment

Statesboro Language by Age

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Statesboro Language

93.67% of Statesboro residents speak only English, while 6.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.71% of the population.

Statesboro Language

Statesboro Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black10,8314,59742.44%
White10,3274,27441.39%
Multiple1,12448042.70%
Hispanic1,32046535.23%
Other69124134.88%
Asian43917239.18%
Native5656100.00%

41.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

42.11%

Male Poverty Rate

41.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Statesboro

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Statesboro is Other, with 34.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 61.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 54.25%.

Statesboro Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade59.35%
Some College27.54%
High School24.51%
Bachelors or Greater13.06%

Statesboro Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed76.79%
Female Unemployed64.13%
Male Employed31.43%
Female Employed30.97%

Statesboro Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Statesboro Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$29,203$42,382
Families$42,411$51,958
Married Families$57,145-
Non Families$22,489$32,970
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Income by Household Type

Statesboro Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

18.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

19.4%

Male Marriage Rate

18.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Statesboro Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Statesboro Marital Status

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1,134

Number of Veterans

1,010

Male Veterans

124

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War377
Vietnam265
First Gulf War262
Korea157
World War II

Statesboro Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+267
35 to 54254
18 to 34238
55 to 64215
65 to 74160

Statesboro Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6444.63%
Black3903.51%
Hispanic846.33%
Other Race8416.41%
2+ Races161.93%

Statesboro Veterans by Race

Statesboro Veterans by Education

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29.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Statesboro Veterans by Education

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57%

Labor Force Participation

49.9%

Employment Rate

12.3%

Unemployment Rate

Statesboro Employment by Age

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Statesboro Employment by Race

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Statesboro 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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71.54%

Born in Statesboro

95.97%

Native Born

4.03%

Foreign Born

2.71%

Non Citizen

1.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.97% of Statesboro residents were born in the United States, with 71.54% having been born in Georgia. 2.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Statesboro Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202135,5681,3073.81%
202034,2611,3073.97%
201932,9541,3074.13%
201831,6473351.07%
201731,3122800.90%
201631,0324721.54%
201530,5602540.84%
201430,3064711.58%
201329,835-51-0.17%
201229,8866892.36%
201129,1977442.61%
201028,4535,7552.29%
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%

Statesboro Population by Year