Young Harris, Georgia Population 2020

1,882

Young Harris is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 1,882, it is the 251st largest city in Georgia and the 7838th largest city in the United States. Young Harris is currently growing at a rate of 6.45% annually and its population has increased by 109.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 899 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Young Harris has a population density of 1,977 people per square mile.

The average household income in Young Harris is $41,945 with a poverty rate of 18.92%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $710 per month, and the median house value is $153,100. The median age in Young Harris is 20.9 years, 20.7 years for males, and 21.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 69.9 males.

Young Harris Demographics

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

  • White: 83.54%
  • Black or African American: 6.58%
  • Other race: 5.61%
  • Two or more races: 3.00%
  • Native American: 1.26%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Young Harris, Georgia is 1,882, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,654.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 899.

Young Harris, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White86383.54%
Black or African American686.58%
Some Other Race585.61%
Two or More Races313.00%
American Indian and Alaska Native131.26%

Young Harris Population Pyramid 2020

Young Harris Median Age

20.9


Total

20.7


Male

21.2


Female

Young Harris Adults

There are 961 adults, (44 of whom are seniors) in Young Harris.

Young Harris Age Dependency

12.6

Age Dependency Ratio

4.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

7.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Young Harris Sex Ratio

Female

608

58.86%

Male

425

41.14%

Young Harris Households and Families

Young Harris Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Young Harris Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married51.7%48.3%
All32.9%67.1%
Non Family30.4%69.6%
Female4.8%95.2%
Male0%100%

32.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1672.2232.9
Non Family791.130.4
Married58351.7
Female213.814.8
Male93.220

3.09

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Young Harris Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade31.46%
9th to 12th Grade199.22%
High School Graduate2813.59%
Some College6431.07%
Associates Degree2110.19%
Bachelors Degree4320.87%
Graduate Degree2813.59%

Young Harris Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White18115971
Black1313
Native American1010
Hispanic22
Other Race22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 39.23%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,429$29,219$13,036
Less Than High School$27,813$27,813$
High School Grad$12,083$$13,333
Some College$21,607$29,375$12,813
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$68,750$

$21,429

Average Earnings

$29,219

Average Male

$13,036

Average Female

Young Harris Language

Young Harris Language by Age

Young Harris Language

91.05% of Young Harris residents speak only English, while 8.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.26% of the population.

Young Harris Poverty

Young Harris Poverty by Race

18.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.95%

Male Poverty Rate

16.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Young Harris

The race most likely to be in poverty in Young Harris is White, with 20.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Young Harris is White, with 20.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.30%.

Name Poverty
High School32.14%
Bachelors or Greater19.72%
Some College14.12%
Less Than High School13.64%
Name Poverty
Female Employed15.45%
Male Employed7.58%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Young Harris Income

Young Harris Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$30,850$41,945
Families$36,500$56,964
Married Families$50,208-
Non Families$14,208$20,770

Young Harris Marital Status

Young Harris Marital Status

Marriage Rates

14.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

16.5%

Male Marriage Rate

12.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Young Harris Married by Age and Sex

Young Harris 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.

Young Harris Marital Status by Race

Young Harris Veterans

12

Number of Veterans

4

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea2
World War II
Vietnam
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
75+10
55 to 641
35 to 541
65 to 74
18 to 34

$Young Harris Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Young Harris Employment Status

55.1%

Labor Force Participation

51.6%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Young Harris 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

61.76%

Born in Georgia

91.97%

Native Born

8.03%

Foreign Born

4.94%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.97% of Young Harris residents were born in the United States, with 61.76% having been born in Georgia. 4.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,8821146.45%
20191,7681146.89%
20181,654714.49%
20171,5831147.76%
20161,4691017.38%
20151,36814611.95%
20141,22214413.36%
20131,078868.67%
2012992636.78%
2011929181.98%
20109110.00%