What is the current population of Fitzgerald?

Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Fitzgerald is 8,977. Fitzgerald, Georgia is the 3,367th largest city in the US.

Fitzgerald Geography [top]

What county is Fitzgerald, Georgia in?

Parts of Fitzgerald are located within Ben Hill County and Irwin County.

What is the size of Fitzgerald, Georgia in square miles?

Fitzgerald has an area of 8.9 square miles.

Fitzgerald Population Facts [top]

What was the peak population of Fitzgerald?

The peak population of Fitzgerald was in 1990, when its population was 9,075. In 1990, Fitzgerald was the 2,666th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 3,367th largest city in the US. Fitzgerald is currently 1.1% smaller than it was in 1990.

How quickly is Fitzgerald shrinking?

Fitzgerald has shrunk 0.6% since the year 2000. Fitzgerald, Georgia's growth is below average. 68% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What is the population density of Fitzgerald, Georgia?

Fitzgerald has a population density of 1,022 people per square mile.

Fitzgerald Demographics [top]

What is the voting age population of Fitzgerald, Georgia?

The total voting age population of Fitzgerald, Georgia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 6,310. The voting age population is 43.2% male and 56.8% female.

What percentage of Fitzgerald, Georgia residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 14.7% of the residents of Fitzgerald are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Fitzgerald, Georgia?

The racial demographics of Fitzgerald are 57.3% Black, 39.4% White, 1.3% Asian, 1.0% Other and 1.0% Two or more races. Additionally, 1.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Fitzgerald, Georgia residents are below the poverty line?

In Fitzgerald, 35.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 54.4%. On a per-household basis, 36.0% of families are below the poverty line in Fitzgerald.

What percentage of Fitzgerald, Georgia residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 45.0% of Fitzgerald residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Fitzgerald, Georgia residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 85.0% of Fitzgerald residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 12.0% have a bachelor's degree and 4.5% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Fitzgerald, Georgia residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Fitzgerald residents aged 5 and older, 2.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.1% speak an Asian language.

Fitzgerald Income & Labor Statistics [top]

What is the unemployment rate in Fitzgerald, Georgia?

The unemployment rate in Fitzgerald is 7.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Fitzgerald, Georgia residents work for the government?

In Fitzgerald, 25.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Fitzgerald, Georgia?

The median household income in Fitzgerald is $24,885.

Fitzgerald Housing & Rent Statistics [top]

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Fitzgerald, Georgia?

In Fitzgerald, 46.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Fitzgerald, Georgia?

Renters occupy 54.0% of housing units in Fitzgerald.

What percentage of Fitzgerald, Georgia housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Fitzgerald, 4.8% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Fitzgerald, Georgia housing units were built after 2000?

In Fitzgerald, 16.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 670 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Fitzgerald, Georgia?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Fitzgerald is $630.

What percentage of households in Fitzgerald, Georgia have broadband internet?

In Fitzgerald, 51.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.

Fitzgerald Population By Year

Population Graph For Fitzgerald
Year Population Rank in US
2021 8,977 3,367
2020 8,994 3,359
2019 8,662 3,384
2018 8,710 3,363
2017 8,721 3,350
2016 8,927 3,266
2015 9,013 3,243
2014 9,039 3,221
2013 9,074 3,207
2012 9,048 3,196
2011 9,083 3,177
2010 9,053 3,169
2000 9,039 2,963
1990 9,075 2,666

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US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
3357 Economy, Pennsylvania 9,003 -3.7%
3358 Sandpoint, Idaho 9,003 31.0%
3359 Angola, Indiana 8,999 14.1%
3360 Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania 8,999 -8.9%
3361 Manteno, Illinois 8,999 37.4%
3362 Benton Harbor, Michigan 8,982 -20.6%
3363 Mount Pleasant, Iowa 8,982 2.9%
3364 Lake Park, Florida 8,980 3.1%
3365 Newark, New York 8,980 -7.2%
3366 Lynwood, Illinois 8,978 12.3%
3367 Fitzgerald, Georgia 8,977 -0.6%
3368 Big Rapids, Michigan 8,976 -17.2%
3369 Indian Harbour Beach, Florida 8,976 9.8%
3370 Sheffield Lake, Ohio 8,973 -3.9%
3371 Craig, Colorado 8,969 -2.1%
3372 Ladue, Missouri 8,969 6.6%
3373 Harahan, Louisiana 8,967 -9.0%
3374 Orting, Washington 8,965 128.0%
3375 Pulaski, Virginia 8,961 -5.3%
3376 Saline, Michigan 8,961 10.9%
3377 Clayton, New Jersey 8,960 25.5%

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US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
2063 Villa Rica 17,830 295.6%
2070 Buford 17,683 57.6%
2074 Norcross 17,642 109.1%
2082 Richmond Hill 17,556 152.7%
2088 Conyers 17,508 51.0%
2092 Holly Springs 17,473 385.2%
2109 Calhoun 17,318 60.4%
2121 Tifton 17,235 9.5%
2128 Milledgeville 17,165 -8.9%
2135 Powder Springs 17,083 32.4%
2192 Fairburn 16,597 165.9%
2193 Grovetown 16,566 168.3%
2233 Dublin 16,121 -0.2%
2246 Americus 15,989 -6.5%
2320 Monroe 15,264 32.6%
2327 Lilburn 15,168 31.9%
2357 Riverdale 14,912 18.4%
2376 Loganville 14,720 142.1%
2385 Brunswick 14,629 -5.7%
2390 Moultrie 14,587 0.5%
2397 Clarkston 14,538 93.1%
2410 Dallas 14,423 164.1%
2413 Covington 14,391 19.9%
2414 Braselton 14,383 738.6%
2426 Bainbridge 14,292 19.8%
2464 Jefferson 13,986 257.1%
2473 College Park 13,889 -31.5%
2495 Waycross 13,759 -10.5%
2796 Port Wentworth 11,746 260.4%
2797 Douglas 11,727 8.0%
2874 Lovejoy 11,311 351.5%
2921 Rincon 11,016 144.2%
2952 Doraville 10,889 9.7%
2982 Vidalia 10,710 1.4%
3024 Fort Oglethorpe 10,531 47.8%
3088 Garden City 10,306 1.8%
3092 Cedartown 10,270 5.8%
3125 Flowery Branch 10,144 384.6%
3142 Cordele 10,044 -13.5%
3149 Cairo 10,015 8.0%
3178 Jesup 9,899 6.7%
3202 Thomaston 9,761 3.6%
3205 Locust Grove 9,750 260.5%
3325 Toccoa 9,188 -0.9%
3350 Cusseta-Chattahoochee County 9,048 -39.6%
3367 Fitzgerald 8,977 -0.6%
3394 Fort Valley 8,863 6.3%
3537 Hampton 8,346 112.0%
3577 Centerville 8,243 56.6%
3633 Auburn 8,094 14.8%
3704 Tyrone 7,817 96.1%
3710 Austell 7,797 46.6%
3766 Commerce 7,604 38.7%
3815 Bremen 7,474 60.4%
3826 Swainsboro 7,438 4.6%
3895 Cumming 7,235 69.1%
3971 Dacula 7,008 68.8%
3986 LaFayette 6,968 3.5%
4020 Thomson 6,873 0.6%
4086 Dahlonega 6,654 76.7%
4098 Stone Mountain 6,614 -7.7%
4117 Morrow 6,553 25.3%
4124 Hapeville 6,538 6.9%
4162 Eatonton 6,436 -4.9%
4180 Barnesville 6,389 7.1%
4371 McRae-Helena 5,903
4402 Byron 5,839 96.0%
4467 Waynesboro 5,688 -2.0%
4480 Sandersville 5,654 -8.4%
4491 Temple 5,623 126.2%
4492 Jackson 5,622 39.5%
4503 Eastman 5,595 2.0%
4523 Sylvester 5,549 -7.2%
4548 Adel 5,507 3.4%
4609 Oakwood 5,373 55.2%
4665 Blakely 5,252 -7.6%
4671 Senoia 5,245 188.3%
4737 Social Circle 5,121 47.5%
4759 Hiram 5,080 235.5%
4764 Palmetto 5,075 42.0%
4765 Cochran 5,070 13.3%
4774 Camilla 5,046 -11.2%
4805 Baxley 5,008 14.9%
4821 Adairsville 4,979 69.7%
4868 Madison 4,894 35.6%
4883 Nashville 4,869 3.6%
4922 Rockmart 4,811 22.3%
4928 Chatsworth 4,804 32.0%
4937 Cornelia 4,791 30.5%
4991 Grayson 4,679 421.6%
4993 Elberton 4,678 -5.2%
5094 Forsyth 4,512 9.3%
5096 Jonesboro 4,510 24.2%
5101 Hartwell 4,503 6.4%

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