|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Fort Gaines is 999. Fort Gaines, Georgia is the 10,204th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Fort Gaines was in 1990, when its population was 1,222. In 1990, Fort Gaines was the 8,908th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 10,204th largest city in the US. Fort Gaines is currently 18.2% smaller than it was in 1990.
Fort Gaines has shrunk 10.0% since the year 2000. Fort Gaines, Georgia's growth is below average. 72% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|10198||North Topsail Beach, North Carolina||1,000||19.0%|
|10200||Bird Island, Minnesota||999||-16.3%|
|10203||Elkhorn City, Kentucky||999||-5.3%|
|10204||Fort Gaines, Georgia||999||-10.0%|
|10209||Watterson Park, Kentucky||998||0.8%|
|10210||Bethany Beach, Delaware||997||10.1%|
The total voting age population of Fort Gaines, Georgia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 622. The voting age population is 42.4% male and 57.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 15.5% of the residents of Fort Gaines are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Fort Gaines are 79.1% Black, 15.6% White, 3.4% Asian and 1.9% Other.
In Fort Gaines, 51.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 61.6%. On a per-household basis, 38.7% of families are below the poverty line in Fort Gaines.
Among those aged 16 and older, 46.3% of Fort Gaines residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 80.2% of Fort Gaines residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 9.1% have a bachelor's degree and 1.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Fort Gaines residents aged 5 and older, 3.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 3.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Fort Gaines is 28.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Fort Gaines, 15.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Fort Gaines is $21,759.
In Fort Gaines, 47.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 52.7% of housing units in Fort Gaines.
Of all the housing units in Fort Gaines, 37.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Fort Gaines, 7.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Fort Gaines is $338.
In Fort Gaines, 72.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.