Suwanee, Georgia Population 2020

20,833

Suwanee is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 20,833, it is the 49th largest city in Georgia and the 1789th largest city in the United States. Suwanee is currently growing at a rate of 0.64% annually and its population has increased by 35.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,355 in 2010. Spanning over 11 miles, Suwanee has a population density of 1,916 people per square mile.

The average household income in Suwanee is $105,241 with a poverty rate of 5.30%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,462 per month, and the median house value is $292,900. The median age in Suwanee is 38.5 years, 38.2 years for males, and 38.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 86.4 males.

Suwanee Demographics

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

  • White: 64.96%
  • Asian: 20.55%
  • Black or African American: 10.38%
  • Two or more races: 2.19%
  • Other race: 1.43%
  • Native American: 0.49%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Suwanee, Georgia is 20,833, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 20,569.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,355.

Suwanee, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,48264.96%
Asian3,94920.55%
Black or African American1,99410.38%
Two or More Races4202.19%
Some Other Race2751.43%
American Indian and Alaska Native950.49%

Suwanee Population Pyramid 2020

Suwanee Median Age

38.5


Total

38.2


Male

38.7


Female

Suwanee Adults

There are 14,478 adults, (1,979 of whom are seniors) in Suwanee.

Suwanee Age Dependency

53.7

Age Dependency Ratio

15.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Suwanee Sex Ratio

Female

10,310

53.66%

Male

8,905

46.34%

Suwanee Households and Families

Suwanee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Suwanee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.6%14.4%
All75.9%24.1%
Non Family63.3%36.7%
Male62.5%37.5%
Female54.3%45.7%

75.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,6992.8775.9
Married4,0823.3385.6
Non Family1,5061.3163.3
Female7513.1454.3
Male3603.5762.5

3.27

Average Family Size

2.87

Average Household Size

2.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Suwanee Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1501.17%
9th to 12th Grade3322.59%
High School Graduate2,20717.20%
Some College1,87614.62%
Associates Degree1,1879.25%
Bachelors Degree4,44434.63%
Graduate Degree2,63820.55%

Suwanee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,5417,4184,492
Asian2,8862,6761,675
Black1,2941,231429
Hispanic737651331
Other Race22320555
Multiple Races201201118
Native American959522

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 59.57%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,081$69,775$39,365
Less Than High School$30,061$$14,052
High School Grad$41,154$54,712$35,320
Some College$40,061$54,509$30,195
Bachelors Degree$56,528$74,475$43,985
Graduate Degree$67,306$101,758$54,429

$52,081

Average Earnings

$69,775

Average Male

$39,365

Average Female

Suwanee Language

Suwanee Language by Age

Suwanee Language

75.21% of Suwanee residents speak only English, while 24.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 12.74% of the population.

Suwanee Poverty

Suwanee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,2884463.95%
Asian3,9062496.37%
Black1,9911045.22%
Hispanic1,381876.30%
Native957376.84%
Multiple4205312.62%

5.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.66%

Male Poverty Rate

6.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Suwanee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Suwanee is Native, with 76.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Suwanee is White, with 3.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.33%.

Name Poverty
High School6.92%
Some College6.56%
Less Than High School3.75%
Bachelors or Greater3.02%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed20.81%
Female Employed3.67%
Male Employed2.03%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Suwanee Income

Suwanee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$86,980$105,241
Families$99,334$117,301
Married Families$106,019-
Non Families$58,333$60,243

Suwanee Marital Status

Suwanee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.7%

Male Marriage Rate

53.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Suwanee Married by Age and Sex

Suwanee 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 35-44.

Suwanee Marital Status by Race

Suwanee Veterans

760

Number of Veterans

674

Male Veterans

86

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam295
Second Gulf War212
First Gulf War197
Korea25
World War II
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74233
35 to 54192
18 to 34132
55 to 64116
75+87
Name Veterans % of Total
White5906.31%
Black755.14%
Asian632.00%
Hispanic546.02%
Other177.62%
2 or More157.46%

$Suwanee Veterans by Education

5.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Suwanee Employment Status

70.5%

Labor Force Participation

68.2%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Suwanee 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

32.02%

Born in Georgia

79.98%

Native Born

20.02%

Foreign Born

7.31%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

79.98% of Suwanee residents were born in the United States, with 32.02% having been born in Georgia. 7.31% 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
202020,8331320.64%
201920,7011320.64%
201820,5691,0795.54%
201719,4901320.68%
201619,3588224.43%
201518,5365252.91%
201418,0114642.64%
201317,5471,4078.72%
201216,1404032.56%
201115,7373282.13%
201015,4096,6845.85%
20008,7250.00%