Young Harris, Georgia Population 2021

1,675
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Young Harris is a city located in Towns County Georgia. With a 2020 population of 1,675, it is the 260th largest city in Georgia and the 8296th largest city in the United States . Young Harris is currently growing at a rate of 0.42% annually and its population has increased by 86.32% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 899 in 2010. Young Harris reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Young Harris has a population density of 1,760 people per square mile.

The average household income in Young Harris is $52,433 with a poverty rate of 18.57%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $732 per month, and the median house value is $151,900. The median age in Young Harris is 20.8 years, 20.7 years for males, and 21.2 years for females.

Young Harris Demographics

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

  • White: 84.26%
  • Black or African American: 6.51%
  • Other race: 5.05%
  • Two or more races: 3.40%
  • Native American: 0.78%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Young Harris, Georgia is 1,675 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,661.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 899.

Young Harris, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White86784.26%
Black or African American676.51%
Some Other Race525.05%
Two or More Races353.40%
American Indian and Alaska Native80.78%
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Young Harris Population by Race

Young Harris Population Pyramid $2021

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Young Harris Median Age

20.8


Total

20.7


Male

21.2


Female

Young Harris Adults

There are 954 adults, (44 of whom are seniors) in Young Harris.

Young Harris Age Dependency

13.1

Age Dependency Ratio

4.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

8.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Young Harris Sex Ratio

Female

571

55.49%

Male

458

44.51%

Young Harris Population by Age

Young Harris Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Young Harris Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male0%100%
Female9.7%90.3%
Non Family33.8%66.2%
All34.1%65.9%
Married47.8%52.2%

34.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Young Harris Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1702.2234.1
Married692.6147.8
Non Family651.1733.8
Female313.269.7
Male540

2.76

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

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Young Harris Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade93.77%
9th to 12th Grade208.37%
High School Graduate3715.48%
Some College5723.85%
Associates Degree5121.34%
Bachelors Degree4117.15%
Graduate Degree2410.04%
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Young Harris Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Young Harris Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White22019165
Black1010
Native American66
Hispanic33
Other Race33

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 29.55%.

Young Harris Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,443$29,659$15,750
Less Than 9th Grade$28,000$28,000$
High School Graduate$20,385$21,125$13,438
Some College$22,750$32,083$16,250
Bachelors Degree$50,268$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$22,443

Average Earnings

$29,659

Average Male

$15,750

Average Female

Young Harris Earnings by Educational Attainment

Young Harris Language by Age

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Young Harris Language

90.49% of Young Harris residents speak only English, while 9.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.93% of the population.

Young Harris Language

Young Harris Poverty by Race

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18.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.53%

Male Poverty Rate

14.41%

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 1.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.67%.

Young Harris Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School18.92%
Some College14.81%
Less Than 9th Grade10.34%
Bachelors or Greater7.69%

Young Harris Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed10.81%
Female Employed8.87%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Young Harris Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Young Harris Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,500$52,433
Families$45,938$68,577
Married Families$51,518-
Non Families$16,513$22,740
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Income by Household Type

Young Harris Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

15.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

17.2%

Male Marriage Rate

14.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Young Harris Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Young Harris Marital Status

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13

Number of Veterans

5

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea2
World War II
Vietnam
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

Young Harris Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+10
35 to 542
55 to 641
65 to 74
18 to 34

Young Harris Veterans by Age

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Young Harris Veterans by Race

Young Harris Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Young Harris Veterans by Education

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52.4%

Labor Force Participation

49%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Young Harris Employment by Age

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Young Harris Employment by Race

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Young Harris 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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59.67%

Born in Young Harris

91.45%

Native Born

8.55%

Foreign Born

5.64%

Non Citizen

2.92%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.45% of Young Harris residents were born in the United States, with 59.67% having been born in Georgia. 5.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Young Harris Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,67570.42%
20201,66870.42%
20191,66170.42%
20181,654714.49%
20171,5831157.83%
20161,4681007.31%
20151,36814411.76%
20141,22414713.65%
20131,077848.46%
2012993646.89%
2011929202.20%
20109090.00%

Young Harris Population by Year