Tybee Island, Georgia Population 2021

2,973
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Tybee Island is a city located in Chatham County Georgia. With a 2020 population of 2,973, it is the 201st largest city in Georgia and the 6288th largest city in the United States . Tybee Island is currently declining at a rate of -1.49% annually and its population has decreased by -0.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,990 in 2010. Tybee Island reached it's highest population of 3,392 in 2000. Spanning over 3 miles, Tybee Island has a population density of 1,018 people per square mile.

The average household income in Tybee Island is $106,969 with a poverty rate of 10.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,208 per month, and the median house value is $503,700. The median age in Tybee Island is 54.6 years, 52.2 years for males, and 56.6 years for females.

Tybee Island Demographics

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

  • White: 95.38%
  • Black or African American: 2.42%
  • Two or more races: 2.20%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Tybee Island, Georgia is 2,973 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,108.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,990.

Tybee Island, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,95095.38%
Black or African American752.42%
Two or More Races682.20%
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Tybee Island Population by Race

Tybee Island Population Pyramid $2021

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Tybee Island Median Age

54.6


Total

52.2


Male

56.6


Female

Tybee Island Adults

There are 2,667 adults, (883 of whom are seniors) in Tybee Island.

Tybee Island Age Dependency

73.4

Age Dependency Ratio

49.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Tybee Island Sex Ratio

Female

1,413

45.68%

Male

1,680

54.32%

Tybee Island Population by Age

Tybee Island Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Tybee Island Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78%22%
All69.3%30.7%
Non Family60.3%39.7%
Male43.8%56.3%
Female3.8%96.2%

69.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Tybee Island Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3052.2969.3
Married7732.5878
Non Family4741.5960.3
Male322.9743.8
Female265.813.8

2.63

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

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Tybee Island Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade281.13%
9th to 12th Grade602.43%
High School Graduate40416.33%
Some College56322.76%
Associates Degree682.75%
Bachelors Degree71528.90%
Graduate Degree63625.71%
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Tybee Island Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tybee Island Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,3372,2911,321
Black753323
2+ Races5555
Hispanic777

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

Tybee Island Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,395$50,980$46,907
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$$$21,121
Some College$43,015$25,714$45,826
Bachelors Degree$64,766$97,188$49,792
Graduate Degree$66,250$175,282$53,478

$48,395

Average Earnings

$50,980

Average Male

$46,907

Average Female

Tybee Island Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tybee Island Language by Age

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Tybee Island Language

94.66% of Tybee Island residents speak only English, while 5.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.84% of the population.

Tybee Island Language

Tybee Island Poverty by Race

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10.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.40%

Male Poverty Rate

5.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tybee Island

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tybee Island is White, with 11.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tybee Island is White, with 11.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.22%.

Tybee Island Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School21.05%
Some College11.94%
Bachelors or Greater4.55%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Tybee Island Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed35.71%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed18.92%

Tybee Island Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tybee Island Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$80,897$106,969
Families$118,194$126,764
Married Families$119,491-
Non Families$37,692$71,031
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Income by Household Type

Tybee Island Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.4%

Male Marriage Rate

60.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Tybee Island Married by Age and Sex

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Tybee Island 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.

Tybee Island Marital Status by Race

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Tybee Island Marital Status

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363

Number of Veterans

300

Male Veterans

63

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War143
Second Gulf War92
Vietnam74
Korea8
World War II

Tybee Island Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54119
65 to 7490
75+53
18 to 3452
55 to 6449

Tybee Island Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White34513.67%
Black1824.00%

Tybee Island Veterans by Race

Tybee Island Veterans by Education

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12.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

8.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tybee Island Veterans by Education

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55.6%

Labor Force Participation

54%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Tybee Island Employment by Age

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Tybee Island Employment by Race

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Tybee Island 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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47.75%

Born in Tybee Island

96.93%

Native Born

3.07%

Foreign Born

1.07%

Non Citizen

2.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.93% of Tybee Island residents were born in the United States, with 47.75% having been born in Georgia. 1.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Tybee Island Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,973-45-1.49%
20203,018-45-1.47%
20193,063-45-1.45%
20183,108-7-0.22%
20173,115100.32%
20163,105200.65%
20153,085220.72%
20143,063391.29%
20133,024-5-0.17%
20123,029-5-0.16%
20113,034461.54%
20102,988-404-1.26%
20003,3925501.78%
19902,8420.00%

Tybee Island Population by Year