Americus, GA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Americus, Georgia Info Snack

Population
15,319
Unemployment
8.1%
Poverty
28.2%
Median Home
$93,400
Median Income
$33,405
Median Rent
$715

Americus SnackAbility

2
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
5
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
3
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
9.5

Americus, GA Crime Report

941
Total Crimes
6,311.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
169.02%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Americus
/ 100k People
Georgia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 941 6,311.2 2,407.4 2,346.0
Violent Crime 161 1,079.8 400.1 387.8
Murder 2 13.4 8.8 6.5
Robbery 14 93.9 65.5 73.9
Aggravated Assault 134 898.7 293.8 279.7
Property Crime 780 5,231.4 2,007.4 1,958.2
Burglary 89 596.9 290.7 314.2
Larceny 667 4,473.5 1,478.5 1,398.0
Car Theft 24 161.0 238.2 246.0

Americus, GA Cost Of Living

88
Americus's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Americus Georgia National Average
Overall 88 91 100
Services 102 98 100
Groceries 108 95 100
Health 103 99 100
Housing 54 87 100
Transportation 96 98 100
Utilities 93 91 100

Americus, GA Photos

Windsor Hotel Americus Ga
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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
2020 15,319 -2.2%
2019 15,659 -1.1%
2018 15,839 -2.1%
2017 16,185 -1.0%
2016 16,345 -1.3%
2015 16,557 -0.9%
2014 16,714 -0.7%
2013 16,835 -1.0%
2012 17,001 -0.1%
2011 17,026 -

Race / Ethnicity in Americus

White
31.0% (4,753)
African American
64.5% (9,875)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
2.1% (326)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.6% (97)
Hispanic
1.7% (268)
Race Americus GA USA
White 31.0% 52.1% 60.1%
African American 64.5% 31.1% 12.2%
American Indian 0.0% 0.2% 0.6%
Asian 2.1% 4.1% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.4% 0.3%
Two Or More 0.6% 2.5% 2.8%
Hispanic 1.7% 9.6% 18.2%

Gender in Americus

Female
55.9% (8,564)
Male
44.1% (6,755)
Gender Americus GA USA
Female 55.9% 51.4% 50.8%
Male 44.1% 48.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Americus for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (765)
9-12th Grade
11.0% (1,685)
High School / GED
33.0% (5,055)
Some College
19.0% (2,910)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (1,685)
Bachelor's Degree
10.0% (1,531)
Master's Degree
7.0% (1,072)
Professional Degree
2.0% (306)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (306)
Education Americus GA USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 4.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 11.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 33.0% 28.0% 27.0%
Some College 19.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 10.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 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
13.6% (207,823)
$10,000 to $14,999
10.4% (159,183)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.0% (213,719)
$25,000 to $34,999
15.7% (240,249)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.9% (197,260)
$50,000 to $74,999
13.9% (212,982)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.5% (146,164)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.5% (115,457)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.0% (15,721)
$200,000 or more
1.5% (23,337)
Income Americus GA USA
Less than $10,000 13.6% 6.6% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 10.4% 4.2% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.0% 9.0% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 15.7% 9.3% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.9% 12.5% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 13.9% 17.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.5% 12.7% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.5% 14.9% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.0% 6.3% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 1.5% 7.1% 8.3%

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