|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Fort Valley is 8,863. Fort Valley, Georgia is the 3,394th largest city in the US.
Fort Valley is located entirely in Peach County.
The peak population of Fort Valley was in 2010, when its population was 9,815. In 2010, Fort Valley was the 3,010th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 3,394th largest city in the US. Fort Valley is currently 9.7% smaller than it was in 2010.
Fort Valley has grown 6.3% since the 2000. Fort Valley, Georgia's growth is about average. 50% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Fort Valley has a population density of 1,310.2 people per square mile.
|3388||Seneca, South Carolina||8,900||15.4%|
|3390||Wesley Chapel, North Carolina||8,883||231.0%|
|3391||Oak Island, North Carolina||8,878||33.1%|
|3393||North Haledon, New Jersey||8,866||11.8%|
|3394||Fort Valley, Georgia||8,863||6.3%|
|3398||Harwood Heights, Illinois||8,836||6.3%|
|3399||Hardeeville, South Carolina||8,835||317.5%|
|3400||Signal Mountain, Tennessee||8,834||18.7%|
The total voting age population of Fort Valley, Georgia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 7,114. The voting age population is 47.5% male and 52.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 11.5% of the residents of Fort Valley are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Fort Valley are 79.0% Black, 17.9% White, 1.5% Two or more races, 1.2% Other and 0.5% Asian. Additionally, 4.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Fort Valley, 41.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 60.0%. On a per-household basis, 40.5% of families are below the poverty line in Fort Valley.
Among those aged 16 and older, 43.4% of Fort Valley residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 76.2% of Fort Valley residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 15.9% have a bachelor's degree and 7.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Fort Valley residents aged 5 and older, 5.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 4.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Fort Valley is 18.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Fort Valley, 21.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Fort Valley is $22,613.
In Fort Valley, 40.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 59.7% of housing units in Fort Valley.
Of all the housing units in Fort Valley, 5.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Fort Valley, 7.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 290 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Fort Valley is $622.
In Fort Valley, 62.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.