|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Elberton is 4,678. Elberton, Georgia is the 4,993rd largest city in the US.
The peak population of Elberton was in 1990, when its population was 5,201. In 1990, Elberton was the 3,965th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,993rd largest city in the US. Elberton is currently 10.1% smaller than it was in 1990.
Elberton has shrunk 5.2% since the year 2000. Elberton, Georgia's growth is below average. 78% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|4987||Granite Falls, Washington||4,687||91.6%|
|4989||Deer Park, Washington||4,685||54.7%|
|4992||Osage Beach, Missouri||4,679||25.2%|
|4995||Manlius, New York||4,676||-2.8%|
|4996||Lake Worth, Texas||4,674||1.1%|
|4997||Valdese, North Carolina||4,672||-0.5%|
|4998||Meadows Place, Texas||4,671||-5.0%|
The total voting age population of Elberton, Georgia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 3,322. The voting age population is 50.3% male and 49.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 18.3% of the residents of Elberton are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Elberton are 52.8% White, 44.4% Black, 1.5% Other and 1.3% Two or more races. Additionally, 7.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Elberton, 28.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 46.0%. On a per-household basis, 22.3% of families are below the poverty line in Elberton.
Among those aged 16 and older, 48.5% of Elberton residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 80.7% of Elberton residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 12.9% have a bachelor's degree and 3.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Elberton residents aged 5 and older, 7.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 7.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.2% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Elberton is 10.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Elberton, 17.0% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Elberton is $33,895.
In Elberton, 50.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 49.6% of housing units in Elberton.
Of all the housing units in Elberton, 17.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Elberton, 6.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 160 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Elberton is $682.
In Elberton, 63.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.