Americus, GA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Americus, Georgia Info Snack

Population
15,503
Unemployment
12.2%
Poverty
30.3%
Median Home
$86,200
Median Income
$33,347
Median Rent
$744

Americus SnackAbility

2
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
5
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
3
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
9

Americus, GA Crime Report

962
Total Crimes
6,366.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
157.06%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Americus
/ 100k People
Georgia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 962 6,366.6 2,716.5 2,476.7
Violent Crime 127 840.5 340.7 366.7
Murder 4 26.5 6.2 5.0
Robbery 27 178.7 75.0 81.6
Aggravated Assault 83 549.3 232.0 250.2
Property Crime 835 5,526.1 2,375.8 2,109.9
Burglary 124 820.6 372.1 340.5
Larceny 677 4,480.5 1,779.8 1,549.5
Car Theft 34 225.0 223.9 219.9

Americus, GA Cost Of Living

84
Americus's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Americus Georgia National Average
Overall 84 94 100
Services 93 97 100
Groceries 103 99 100
Health 101 97 100
Housing 53 86 100
Transportation 104 97 100
Utilities 93 93 100

Americus, GA Photos

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Rankings for Americus in Georgia

Map Of Americus, GA

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Population over time in Americus

Year Population % Change
2019 15,503 -1.0%
2018 15,659 -1.1%
2017 15,839 -2.1%
2016 16,185 -1.0%
2015 16,345 -1.3%
2014 16,557 -0.9%
2013 16,714 -0.7%
2012 16,835 -1.0%
2011 17,001 -0.1%
2010 17,026 -

Race / Ethnicity in Americus

White
28.8% (4,460)
African American
66.8% (10,359)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.8% (121)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (11)
Two Or More
1.6% (251)
Hispanic
1.9% (301)
Race Americus GA USA
White 28.8% 52.7% 60.7%
African American 66.8% 31.2% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.8% 3.9% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.6% 2.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 1.9% 9.5% 18.0%

Gender in Americus

Female
56.4% (8,737)
Male
43.6% (6,765)
Gender Americus GA USA
Female 56.4% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 43.6% 48.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Americus for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (775)
9-12th Grade
12.0% (1,860)
High School / GED
33.0% (5,115)
Some College
21.0% (3,255)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (1,550)
Bachelor's Degree
10.0% (1,550)
Master's Degree
5.0% (775)
Professional Degree
2.0% (310)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (310)
Education Americus GA USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 12.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 33.0% 28.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 10.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Americus, Georgia

Less than $10,000
14.2% (219,638)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.3% (144,412)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.7% (196,240)
$25,000 to $34,999
17.1% (264,421)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.7% (180,641)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.3% (252,093)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.7% (119,505)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.6% (134,097)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.7% (26,416)
$200,000 or more
0.8% (12,831)
Income Americus GA USA
Less than $10,000 14.2% 6.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.3% 4.5% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.7% 9.4% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 17.1% 9.6% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.7% 12.9% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.3% 17.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.7% 12.6% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.6% 14.2% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.7% 5.8% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 0.8% 6.5% 7.7%

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