Americus SnackAbility

2
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
5
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
3
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
9

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Americus, Georgia Info Snack

Americus is a city in Sumter County, Georgia, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 17,041. Americus is the home of Habitat for Humanity's international headquarters, the famous Windsor Hotel (from 1892), The Fuller Center for Housing international headquarters, The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving, Glover Foods and many more well-known organizations.
Population
15,659
Unemployment
13.1%
Poverty
33.9%
Median Home
$85,500
Median Income
$31,703
Median Rent
$699

1 Reviews & Comments About Americus

Overall User Rating
1.0
/5

Samantha Long

I'm from Americus and this is 100% true. One time a lady was almost beaten to death by 3 men on her own front porch and she lived on the richest street in town.

Rankings for Americus in Georgia

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Map Of Americus, GA

Population over time in Americus

Year Population % Change
2017 15,659 -1.1%
2016 15,839 -2.1%
2015 16,185 -1.0%
2014 16,345 -1.3%
2013 16,557 -0.9%
2012 16,714 -0.7%
2011 16,835 -1.0%
2010 17,001 -0.1%
2009 17,026 -
Crime/100k Americus GA USA
Violent Crime 856.2 326.6 368.9
Murder 13.2 6.1 5.0
Robbery 243.7 78.7 86.2
Aggravated Assault 573.0 216.6 246.8
Property Crime 6065.6 2573.7 2199.5
Burglary 994.5 431.3 376.0
Larceny 4847.2 1907.0 1594.6
Car Theft 223.9 235.4 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Americus

White
27.9% (4,376)
African American
67.0% (10,499)
American Indian
0.1% (18)
Asian
0.9% (144)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (13)
Two Or More
1.7% (270)
Hispanic
2.2% (339)
Race Americus GA USA
White 27.9% 53.2% 61.1%
African American 67.0% 31.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.9% 3.9% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.7% 2.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.2% 9.4% 17.8%

Household Income For Americus, Georgia

Less than $10,000
17.0% (266,557)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.9% (139,767)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.0% (234,610)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.1% (204,909)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.2% (190,683)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.0% (250,583)
$75,000 to $99,999
6.6% (103,827)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.4% (147,255)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.9% (14,226)
$200,000 or more
0.9% (13,477)
Income Americus GA USA
Less than $10,000 17.0% 726.3% 633.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.9% 481.6% 460.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.0% 990.3% 931.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.1% 988.9% 928.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.2% 1337.3% 1263.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.0% 1777.4% 1746.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 6.6% 1223.6% 1247.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.4% 1350.5% 1464.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.9% 544.1% 627.5%
$200,000 or more 0.9% 580.1% 697.9%

Gender in Americus

Female
56.0% (8,773)
Male
44.0% (6,886)
Gender Americus GA USA
Female 56.0% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 44.0% 48.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Americus for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (782)
9-12th Grade
14.0% (2,192)
High School / GED
32.0% (5,010)
Some College
20.0% (3,131)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (1,409)
Bachelor's Degree
9.0% (1,409)
Master's Degree
6.0% (939)
Professional Degree
3.0% (469)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (313)
Education Americus GA USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 14.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 32.0% 28.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 9.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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