Americus demographics profile

StatisticAmericusGeorgiaNational
Population16,18510,099,320318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,43316791
Median age29.136.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)39%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1852%45%43%
Speak English94%86%79%
Speak Spanish4%8%13%
Americus, GA has a population of 16,185 and is the 2,647th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,433 per sq mi which is 758% higher than the Georgia average and 1482% higher than the national average. The median age in Americus is 29 which is approximately 20% lower than the Georgia average of 36. In Americus, 39% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 94% speak English and 4% speak Spanish. 79% of Americus residents were born in Georgia, 18% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Americus is 758% higher than Georgia.
  • The median age in Americus is 20% lower than Georgia.
  • In Americus 33.27% of the population is White.
  • In Americus 61.10% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Americus 0.60% of the population is Asian.

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Americus population breakdown by race

RaceAmericusGeorgiaNational
White33.27%59.80%73.35%
Black or African American61.10%31.17%12.63%
Asian0.60%3.70%5.22%
American Indian0.40%0.29%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race2.63%2.20%3.06%
Other race2.00%2.79%4.75%
In Americus, 3.6% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Americus, GA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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