Swainsboro, Georgia Population 2024

7,789

Swainsboro is a city located in Emanuel County Georgia. Swainsboro has a 2024 population of 7,789. It is also the county seat of Emanuel County.Swainsboro is currently growing at a rate of 1.34% annually and its population has increased by 3% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,562 in 2020.

The average household income in Swainsboro is $66,580 with a poverty rate of 27.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Swainsboro is 30.1 years, 24.6 years for males, and 34.7 years for females.

Swainsboro Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 57.09%
  • White: 34.47%
  • Two or more races: 6.5%
  • Other race: 1.94%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
12.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
619.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3% (227)
The current population of Swainsboro, Georgia is 7,789 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,562.

Swainsboro, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American4,30657.09%
White2,60034.47%
Two or more races4906.5%
Other race1461.94%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Swainsboro Population by Race

Swainsboro Population Pyramid 2024

Swainsboro Median Age

30.1

Total

24.6

Male

34.7

Female

Swainsboro Adults

There are 5,100 adults, (1,079 of whom are seniors) in Swainsboro.

Swainsboro Age Dependency

87.6

Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

60.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Swainsboro Sex Ratio

Female4,01153.18%
Male3,53146.82%

Swainsboro Population by Age

Swainsboro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,7642.5734.665.4
Female9213.182080
Married9063.393367
Non Family8891.0648.951.1
Male483.4877.122.9
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3.07

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

34.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Swainsboro Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Swainsboro Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Swainsboro Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.16%.

Swainsboro Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,752

Average Earnings

$40,301

Average Male

$43,148

Average Female

Swainsboro Earnings by Educational Attainment

Swainsboro Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Swainsboro Language

96.18% of Swainsboro residents speak only English, while 3.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.13% of the population.

Swainsboro Language

Swainsboro Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black4,1671,08926.13%
White2,15050323.4%
Multiple44117038.55%
Other14614498.63%
Hispanic26814453.73%
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27.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.1%

Male Poverty Rate

29.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Swainsboro

The race most likely to be in poverty in Swainsboro is Other, with 98.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Swainsboro is White, with 23.4% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.83%.

Swainsboro Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade52.95%
Some College23.5%
High School23.37%
Bachelors or Greater9.64%
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Swainsboro Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed19.18%
Male Unemployed17.36%
Female Employed11.11%
Male Employed10.89%
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Swainsboro Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Swainsboro Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Swainsboro Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

33.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.6%

Male Marriage Rate

27.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Swainsboro Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Swainsboro 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.

Swainsboro Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Swainsboro Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

253

Number of Veterans

243

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

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Swainsboro Veterans by War

count

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Swainsboro Veterans by Age

count

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Swainsboro Veterans by Race

Swainsboro Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Swainsboro Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.9%

Labor Force Participation

45%

Employment Rate

13.2%

Unemployment Rate

Swainsboro Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Swainsboro Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Swainsboro Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

84.71%

Born in Swainsboro

98.37%

Native Born

1.63%

Foreign Born

1.29%

Non Citizen

0.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.37% of Swainsboro residents were born in the United States, with 84.71% having been born in Georgia. 1.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Swainsboro Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20298,3041031.26%
20288,2011031.27%
20278,0981031.29%
20267,9951031.31%
20257,8921031.32%
20247,7891031.34%
20237,6861031.36%
20227,5831031.38%
20217,480-82-1.08%
20207,562380.51%
20197,5241161.57%
20187,408-15-0.2%
20177,4231411.94%
20167,282
20157,282-2-0.03%
20147,284-92-1.25%
20137,376-108-1.44%
20127,4842793.87%
20117,205-36-0.5%
20107,2412984.29%
20006,943-418-5.68%
19907,361-241-3.17%
19807,6022773.78%
19707,3251,38223.25%
19605,9431,64338.21%
19504,30072520.28%
19403,575
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Swainsboro Population by Year