Swainsboro, Georgia Population 2020

7,695

Swainsboro is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 7,695, it is the 110th largest city in Georgia and the 3716th largest city in the United States. Swainsboro is currently growing at a rate of 1.72% annually and its population has increased by 5.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,277 in 2010. Spanning over 13 miles, Swainsboro has a population density of 612 people per square mile.

The average household income in Swainsboro is $36,761 with a poverty rate of 35.70%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $626 per month, and the median house value is $69,300. The median age in Swainsboro is 30.9 years, 26.7 years for males, and 35.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.3 males.

Swainsboro Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 61.67%
  • White: 35.43%
  • Two or more races: 2.68%
  • Other race: 0.22%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Swainsboro, Georgia is 7,695, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,435.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,277.

Swainsboro, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American4,53161.67%
White2,60335.43%
Two or More Races1972.68%
Some Other Race160.22%

Swainsboro Population Pyramid 2020

Swainsboro Median Age

30.9


Total

26.7


Male

35.1


Female

Swainsboro Adults

There are 4,860 adults, (1,044 of whom are seniors) in Swainsboro.

Swainsboro Age Dependency

92.5

Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

65.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Swainsboro Sex Ratio

Female

3,801

51.74%

Male

3,546

48.26%

Swainsboro Households and Families

Swainsboro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Swainsboro Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.9%18.1%
Non Family46.9%53.1%
All45.5%54.5%
Male43.6%56.4%
Female26.8%73.2%

45.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5032.8145.5
Female9133.6126.8
Non Family8101.246.9
Married4543.5381.9
Male3263.5743.6

3.47

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Swainsboro Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1854.44%
9th to 12th Grade74517.90%
High School Graduate1,79943.21%
Some College66115.88%
Associates Degree2205.28%
Bachelors Degree2285.48%
Graduate Degree3257.81%

Swainsboro Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black2,3751,704220
White1,7161,457326
Multiple Races5151
Hispanic21217

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 hispanic people with a rate of 33.33%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,333$27,531$22,083
Less Than High School$14,773$$11,759
High School Grad$23,067$20,335$24,099
Some College$26,518$43,689$
Bachelors Degree$36,225$$36,725
Graduate Degree$41,493$26,679$53,654

$23,333

Average Earnings

$27,531

Average Male

$22,083

Average Female

Swainsboro Language

Swainsboro Language by Age

Swainsboro Language

98.66% of Swainsboro residents speak only English, while 1.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.77% of the population.

Swainsboro Poverty

Swainsboro Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4,3781,51334.56%
White2,42081233.55%
Multiple19218395.31%
Hispanic811619.75%
Other1616100.00%

35.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

36.77%

Male Poverty Rate

34.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Swainsboro

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Swainsboro is Hispanic, with 19.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 46.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.76%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School45.52%
High School26.36%
Some College25.32%
Bachelors or Greater13.97%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed76.76%
Male Unemployed37.93%
Female Employed26.34%
Male Employed11.47%

Swainsboro Income

Swainsboro Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$26,604$36,761
Families$32,716$39,665
Married Families$48,878-
Non Families$15,709$29,081

Swainsboro Marital Status

Swainsboro Marital Status

Marriage Rates

18.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

18.0%

Male Marriage Rate

18.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Swainsboro Married by Age and Sex

Swainsboro 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 45-54.

Swainsboro Marital Status by Race

Swainsboro Veterans

250

Number of Veterans

238

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam130
Second Gulf War59
Korea45
World War II
First Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74110
75+66
18 to 3459
55 to 6413
35 to 542
Name Veterans % of Total
Black1344.55%
White1166.30%

$Swainsboro Veterans by Education

17.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Swainsboro Employment Status

49.1%

Labor Force Participation

43.5%

Employment Rate

11.4%

Unemployment Rate

Swainsboro 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

89.53%

Born in Georgia

99.41%

Native Born

0.59%

Foreign Born

0.38%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.41% of Swainsboro residents were born in the United States, with 89.53% having been born in Georgia. 0.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20207,6951301.72%
20197,5651301.75%
20187,43560.08%
20177,4291301.78%
20167,29950.07%
20157,29420.03%
20147,292-91-1.23%
20137,383-109-1.45%
20127,4922843.94%
20117,208-37-0.51%
20107,2453020.43%
20006,943-418-0.58%
19907,361-241-0.32%
19807,6022770.37%
19707,3251,3822.11%
19605,9431,6433.29%
19504,3007251.86%
19403,5750.00%