Tallapoosa, Georgia Population 2020

3,201

Tallapoosa is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 3,201, it is the 192nd largest city in Georgia and the 6046th largest city in the United States. Tallapoosa is currently growing at a rate of 0.72% annually and its population has increased by 0.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,170 in 2010. Spanning over 10 miles, Tallapoosa has a population density of 319 people per square mile.

The average household income in Tallapoosa is $56,959 with a poverty rate of 16.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $491 per month, and the median house value is $108,300. The median age in Tallapoosa is 45.1 years, 44.6 years for males, and 45.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 75.0 males.

Tallapoosa Demographics

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

  • White: 93.39%
  • Black or African American: 4.31%
  • Two or more races: 1.28%
  • Other race: 1.02%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Tallapoosa, Georgia is 3,201, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,155.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,170.

Tallapoosa, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,92693.39%
Black or African American1354.31%
Two or More Races401.28%
Some Other Race321.02%

Tallapoosa Population Pyramid 2020

Tallapoosa Median Age

45.1


Total

44.6


Male

45.3


Female

Tallapoosa Adults

There are 2,505 adults, (567 of whom are seniors) in Tallapoosa.

Tallapoosa Age Dependency

61.7

Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Tallapoosa Sex Ratio

Female

1,790

57.13%

Male

1,343

42.87%

Tallapoosa Households and Families

Tallapoosa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Tallapoosa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.2%27.8%
All52.4%47.6%
Female49.4%50.6%
Non Family36.1%63.9%
Male35.7%64.3%

52.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3772.2752.4
Non Family5651.3136.1
Married5392.9572.2
Female2313.0849.4
Male422.0235.7

2.86

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

8.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Tallapoosa Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade482.26%
9th to 12th Grade29814.04%
High School Graduate77436.48%
Some College42119.84%
Associates Degree1607.54%
Bachelors Degree1939.10%
Graduate Degree22810.74%

Tallapoosa Educational Attainment by Race

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 84.48%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.68%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,430$49,395$40,781
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$44,963$45,898$43,272
Some College$34,196$36,857$27,697
Bachelors Degree$50,167$93,988$
Graduate Degree$64,284$$

$45,430

Average Earnings

$49,395

Average Male

$40,781

Average Female

Tallapoosa Language

Tallapoosa Language by Age

Tallapoosa Language

100.00% of Tallapoosa residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Tallapoosa Poverty

Tallapoosa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,85643315.16%
Other3232100.00%
Black1353122.96%

16.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.71%

Male Poverty Rate

20.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tallapoosa

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tallapoosa is White, with 15.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.53%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School42.77%
High School13.95%
Bachelors or Greater4.51%
Some College3.10%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed64.58%
Female Unemployed21.92%
Female Employed10.43%
Male Employed0.00%

Tallapoosa Income

Tallapoosa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,307$56,959
Families$53,875$65,746
Married Families$70,039-
Non Families$20,856$42,923

Tallapoosa Marital Status

Tallapoosa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.4%

Male Marriage Rate

35.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Tallapoosa Married by Age and Sex

Tallapoosa 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.

Tallapoosa Marital Status by Race

Tallapoosa Veterans

237

Number of Veterans

237

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War87
Vietnam71
First Gulf War48
World War II17
Korea
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5476
55 to 6461
18 to 3460
75+40
65 to 74

$Tallapoosa Veterans by Education

5.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tallapoosa Employment Status

52.4%

Labor Force Participation

44.7%

Employment Rate

14.6%

Unemployment Rate

Tallapoosa 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

79.76%

Born in Georgia

99.30%

Native Born

0.70%

Foreign Born

0.70%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.30% of Tallapoosa residents were born in the United States, with 79.76% having been born in Georgia. 0.70% 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
20203,201230.72%
20193,178230.73%
20183,15550.16%
20173,150230.74%
20163,12720.06%
20153,125180.58%
20143,107160.52%
20133,091-2-0.06%
20123,093-29-0.93%
20113,122-42-1.33%
20103,1643751.27%
20002,789-16-0.06%
19902,8051580.58%
19802,647-249-0.90%
19702,8961520.54%
19602,744-82-0.29%
19502,8261070.13%
19202,7190.00%