Suwanee, Georgia Population 2021

21,605
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Suwanee is a city located in Gwinnett County Georgia. With a 2020 population of 21,605, it is the 49th largest city in Georgia and the 1741st largest city in the United States . Suwanee is currently growing at a rate of 1.64% annually and its population has increased by 40.70% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,355 in 2010. Suwanee reached it's highest population of 21,605 in 2021. Spanning over 11 miles, Suwanee has a population density of 1,986 people per square mile.

The average household income in Suwanee is $107,115 with a poverty rate of 6.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,488 per month, and the median house value is $308,900. The median age in Suwanee is 37.9 years, 37.9 years for males, and 37.9 years for females.

Suwanee Demographics

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

  • White: 62.10%
  • Asian: 20.72%
  • Black or African American: 12.59%
  • Two or more races: 2.31%
  • Other race: 1.78%
  • Native American: 0.50%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Suwanee, Georgia is 21,605 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 20,558.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,355.

Suwanee, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,26062.10%
Asian4,09120.72%
Black or African American2,48612.59%
Two or More Races4562.31%
Some Other Race3511.78%
American Indian and Alaska Native990.50%
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Suwanee Population by Race

Suwanee Population Pyramid $2021

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Suwanee Median Age

37.9


Total

37.9


Male

37.9


Female

Suwanee Adults

There are 15,035 adults, (1,775 of whom are seniors) in Suwanee.

Suwanee Age Dependency

48.9

Age Dependency Ratio

13.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Suwanee Sex Ratio

Female

10,602

53.70%

Male

9,141

46.30%

Suwanee Population by Age

Suwanee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Suwanee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.8%14.2%
Male80.7%19.3%
All74.3%25.7%
Non Family62.7%37.3%
Female44.2%55.8%

74.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Suwanee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,0122.8174.3
Married4,0233.3285.8
Non Family1,7771.3162.7
Female9123.244.2
Male3003.7280.7

3.27

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

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Suwanee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1351.03%
9th to 12th Grade2541.94%
High School Graduate2,25317.25%
Some College1,61412.35%
Associates Degree1,2759.76%
Bachelors Degree4,77636.56%
Graduate Degree2,75721.10%
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Suwanee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Suwanee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,5167,4234,694
Asian3,0082,8261,841
Black1,4231,363499
Hispanic647593266
Other Race28126573
2+ Races252252168
Native American999930

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 2+ races people with a rate of 66.67%.

Suwanee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$53,033$71,879$42,106
Less Than 9th Grade$31,061$$
High School Graduate$42,725$53,000$37,232
Some College$45,893$55,417$32,003
Bachelors Degree$57,769$85,701$42,907
Graduate Degree$65,600$104,146$55,505

$53,033

Average Earnings

$71,879

Average Male

$42,106

Average Female

Suwanee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Suwanee Language by Age

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Suwanee Language

74.37% of Suwanee residents speak only English, while 25.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 13.69% of the population.

Suwanee Language

Suwanee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,3714724.15%
Asian4,0373147.78%
Black2,4851887.57%
Multiple4569821.49%
Hispanic1,115776.91%
Native996969.70%

6.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.25%

Male Poverty Rate

7.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Suwanee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Suwanee is Native, with 69.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Suwanee is White, with 4.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.26%.

Suwanee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College6.37%
Bachelors or Greater5.15%
High School4.05%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Suwanee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed23.68%
Female Employed4.62%
Male Employed2.60%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Suwanee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Suwanee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$90,436$107,115
Families$102,944$119,971
Married Families$117,171-
Non Families$62,125$65,693
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Income by Household Type

Suwanee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.3%

Male Marriage Rate

52.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Suwanee Married by Age and Sex

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Suwanee 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 35-44.

Suwanee Marital Status by Race

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Suwanee Marital Status

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659

Number of Veterans

530

Male Veterans

129

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam221
First Gulf War145
Second Gulf War142
Korea22
World War II

Suwanee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74175
55 to 64160
35 to 54148
18 to 3499
75+77

Suwanee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4654.98%
Asian832.53%
Black734.09%
Hispanic556.85%
2+ Races197.54%
Other Race196.76%

Suwanee Veterans by Race

Suwanee Veterans by Education

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3.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Suwanee Veterans by Education

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70.6%

Labor Force Participation

68.2%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Suwanee Employment by Age

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Suwanee Employment by Race

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Suwanee 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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33.43%

Born in Suwanee

78.94%

Native Born

21.06%

Foreign Born

7.95%

Non Citizen

13.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

78.94% of Suwanee residents were born in the United States, with 33.43% having been born in Georgia. 7.95% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Suwanee Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202121,6053491.64%
202021,2563491.67%
201920,9073491.70%
201820,5581,0675.47%
201719,4911390.72%
201619,3528244.45%
201518,5285252.92%
201418,0034622.63%
201317,5411,4058.71%
201216,1364002.54%
201115,7363292.14%
201015,4076,6825.85%
20008,7250.00%

Suwanee Population by Year