|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Ideal is 397. Ideal, Georgia is the 14,140th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Ideal was in 1990, when its population was 554. In 1990, Ideal was the 12,566th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 14,140th largest city in the US. Ideal is currently 28.3% smaller than it was in 1990.
Ideal has shrunk 23.2% since the year 2000. Ideal, Georgia's growth is extremely below average. 83% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|14134||White Lake, South Dakota||398||-1.9%|
|14136||Cross Timber, Texas||397||41.7%|
|14139||Hobart, New York||397||2.0%|
|14142||Rockleigh, New Jersey||397||1.2%|
|14143||Stockton Bend, Texas||397|
|14144||West Elizabeth, Pennsylvania||397||-29.6%|
|14145||Centre Island, New York||396||-10.8%|
The total voting age population of Ideal, Georgia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 284. The voting age population is 45.8% male and 54.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 34.9% of the residents of Ideal are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Ideal are 76.3% Black, 23.4% White and 0.3% Two or more races.
In Ideal, 32.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 85.7%. On a per-household basis, 18.8% of families are below the poverty line in Ideal.
Among those aged 16 and older, 29.6% of Ideal residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 57.7% of Ideal residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 5.9% have a bachelor's degree and 1.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Ideal residents aged 5 and older, 0.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Ideal is 15.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Ideal, 19.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Ideal is $22,188.
In Ideal, 62.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 37.1% of housing units in Ideal.
Of all the housing units in Ideal, 11.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Ideal, 4.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Ideal is $419.
In Ideal, 36.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.