|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Pelham is 3,416. Pelham, Georgia is the 5,866th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Pelham was in 2000, when its population was 4,123. In 2000, Pelham was the 4,931st largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 5,866th largest city in the US. Pelham is currently 17.1% smaller than it was in 2000.
Pelham has shrunk 17.1% since the year 2000. Pelham, Georgia's growth is extremely below average. 97% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|5862||West Point, Virginia||3,419||19.1%|
|5865||New Hampton, Iowa||3,416||-7.3%|
|5867||Wellford, South Carolina||3,415||40.9%|
|5868||Crestview Hills, Kentucky||3,414||16.7%|
|5869||Dannemora, New York||3,413||-16.4%|
|5870||Rural Hall, North Carolina||3,413||39.0%|
|5871||Ponce Inlet, Florida||3,411||34.3%|
|5872||Story City, Iowa||3,411||5.1%|
The total voting age population of Pelham, Georgia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,517. The voting age population is 39.9% male and 60.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.2% of the residents of Pelham are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Pelham are 61.6% Black, 37.9% White, 0.4% Asian and 0.1% Two or more races. Additionally, 1.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Pelham, 24.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 33.8%. On a per-household basis, 21.2% of families are below the poverty line in Pelham.
Among those aged 16 and older, 66.2% of Pelham residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 70.6% of Pelham residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 9.9% have a bachelor's degree and 3.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Pelham residents aged 5 and older, 5.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Pelham is 14.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Pelham, 17.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Pelham is $31,173.
In Pelham, 43.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 56.4% of housing units in Pelham.
Of all the housing units in Pelham, 17.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Pelham, 3.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Pelham is $577.
In Pelham, 67.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.