Cairo demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)99816791
Median age36.236.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1836%45%43%
Speak English84%86%79%
Speak Spanish16%8%13%
Cairo, GA has a population of 9,708 and is the 4,022nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 998 per sq mi which is 498% higher than the Georgia average and 1001% higher than the national average. The median age in Cairo is 36 which is approximately equal to the Georgia average of 36. In Cairo, 55% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 84% speak English and 16% speak Spanish. 72% of Cairo residents were born in Georgia, 17% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 10% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Cairo is 498% higher than Georgia.
  • The median age in Cairo is equal to Georgia.
  • In Cairo 48.73% of the population is White.
  • In Cairo 42.92% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Cairo 0.42% of the population is Asian.

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Cairo population breakdown by race

Black or African American42.92%31.17%12.63%
American Indian0.94%0.29%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.50%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race0.84%2.20%3.06%
Other race5.63%2.79%4.75%
In Cairo, 19.3% 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 Cairo, GA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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