|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Americus is 15,989. Americus, Georgia is the 2,246th largest city in the US.
Americus is located entirely in Sumter County.
The peak population of Americus was in 1990, when its population was 17,476. In 1990, Americus was the 1,552nd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,246th largest city in the US. Americus is currently 8.5% smaller than it was in 1990.
Americus has shrunk 6.5% since the year 2000. Americus, Georgia's growth is extremely below average. 91% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Americus has a population density of 1,515.8 people per square mile.
|2240||The Dalles, Oregon||16,043||29.2%|
|2242||Easthampton Town, Massachusetts||16,022|
|2244||Grain Valley, Missouri||16,002||199.2%|
|2245||Sulphur Springs, Texas||15,995||8.9%|
|2248||Port Orchard, Washington||15,979||104.5%|
|2249||La Grange, Illinois||15,978||2.4%|
|2250||Royse City, Texas||15,978||413.9%|
|2252||Bay Village, Ohio||15,973||-0.4%|
The total voting age population of Americus, Georgia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 11,520. The voting age population is 41.9% male and 58.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 13.2% of the residents of Americus are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Americus are 67.0% Black, 29.5% White, 1.9% Two or more races, 0.8% Asian and 0.7% Other. Additionally, 1.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Americus, 30.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 39.5%. On a per-household basis, 20.5% of families are below the poverty line in Americus.
Among those aged 16 and older, 60.0% of Americus residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 81.6% of Americus residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 18.2% have a bachelor's degree and 8.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Americus residents aged 5 and older, 3.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.6% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Americus is 12.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Americus, 23.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Americus is $33,347.
In Americus, 39.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 60.6% of housing units in Americus.
Of all the housing units in Americus, 8.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Americus, 8.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 610 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Americus is $744.
In Americus, 65.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.