Summerville, Georgia Population 2020

4,220

Summerville is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 4,220, it is the 154th largest city in Georgia and the 5248th largest city in the United States. Summerville is currently declining at a rate of -0.87% annually and its population has decreased by -6.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,534 in 2010. Summerville reached it's highest population of 5,043 in 1970. Spanning over 4 miles, Summerville has a population density of 1,051 people per square mile.

The average household income in Summerville is $36,668 with a poverty rate of 31.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $559 per month, and the median house value is $54,800. The median age in Summerville is 39.8 years, 40.1 years for males, and 39.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 86.0 males.

Summerville Demographics

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

  • White: 77.51%
  • Black or African American: 19.96%
  • Two or more races: 1.80%
  • Other race: 0.74%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Summerville, Georgia is 4,220, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,294.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,534.

Summerville, Georgia Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202024,938740.30%
201924,864740.30%
201824,790740.30%
201724,716-110-0.45%
201624,826-69-0.28%
201524,895380.15%
201424,857-183-0.74%
201325,040-576-2.30%
201225,616-59-0.23%
201125,675-277-1.08%
201025,9520.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,36377.51%
Black or African American86619.96%
Two or More Races781.80%
Some Other Race320.74%

Summerville Population Pyramid 2020

Summerville Median Age

39.8


Total

40.1


Male

39.8


Female

Summerville Adults

There are 3,161 adults, (783 of whom are seniors) in Summerville.

Summerville Age Dependency

82.5

Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Summerville Sex Ratio

Female

2,333

53.77%

Male

2,006

46.23%

Summerville Households and Families

Summerville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Summerville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married57.8%42.2%
All37.7%62.3%
Non Family33.9%66.1%
Male31%69%
Female20.9%79.1%

37.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7172.3937.7
Non Family7501.0833.9
Married4832.9257.8
Female3583.4720.9
Male1265.0231

2.96

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Summerville Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade37112.59%
9th to 12th Grade45515.44%
High School Graduate1,27843.37%
Some College42714.49%
Associates Degree2157.30%
Bachelors Degree1695.73%
Graduate Degree321.09%

Summerville Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,2471,671156
Black67142227
Hispanic292818
Multiple Races181818
Other Race1110

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,000$37,063$27,795
Less Than High School$39,191$39,265$29,970
High School Grad$26,716$29,808$25,143
Some College$28,205$42,353$23,333
Bachelors Degree$41,129$41,815$38,672
Graduate Degree$$$

$29,000

Average Earnings

$37,063

Average Male

$27,795

Average Female

Summerville Language

Summerville Language by Age

Summerville Language

99.75% of Summerville residents speak only English, while 0.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.23% of the population.

Summerville Poverty

Summerville Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,07484627.52%
Black73630941.98%
Multiple786076.92%
Hispanic421330.95%
Other241354.17%

31.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.49%

Male Poverty Rate

30.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Summerville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Summerville is Multiple, with 76.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Summerville is White, with 27.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 57.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.41%.

Name Poverty
High School28.36%
Less Than High School26.20%
Some College22.68%
Bachelors or Greater13.51%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed85.71%
Female Unemployed74.49%
Female Employed14.16%
Male Employed10.59%

Summerville Income

Summerville Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$23,438$36,668
Families$28,978$46,288
Married Families$53,899-
Non Families$13,893$18,412

Summerville Marital Status

Summerville Marital Status

Marriage Rates

34.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.9%

Male Marriage Rate

34.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Summerville Married by Age and Sex

Summerville 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.

Summerville Marital Status by Race

Summerville Veterans

272

Number of Veterans

250

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam130
Second Gulf War50
World War II23
Korea13
First Gulf War2
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7495
55 to 6459
75+56
18 to 3450
35 to 5412
Name Veterans % of Total
White2068.50%
Black669.32%

$Summerville Veterans by Education

14.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Summerville Employment Status

44.2%

Labor Force Participation

38.9%

Employment Rate

12%

Unemployment Rate

Summerville 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

81.40%

Born in Georgia

99.45%

Native Born

0.55%

Foreign Born

0.14%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.45% of Summerville residents were born in the United States, with 81.40% having been born in Georgia. 0.14% 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
20204,220-37-0.87%
20194,257-37-0.86%
20184,29410.02%
20174,293-37-0.85%
20164,330-90-2.04%
20154,420441.01%
20144,376-1-0.02%
20134,377-58-1.31%
20124,43590.20%
20114,426-77-1.71%
20104,503-53-0.12%
20004,556-469-0.98%
19905,0251470.30%
19804,878-165-0.33%
19705,0433370.69%
19604,7067331.71%
19503,973-388-0.23%
19104,3611,1163.00%
19003,2450.00%