Americus Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Americus, GA

General Americus Information

State: Georgia

County: Sumter County

Close cities: Americus, GA, Andersonville, GA, Leslie, GA, Ellaville, GA, De Soto, GA, Smithville, GA, Rochelle, GA, Albany, GA, Plains, GA

Americus Population (census data)
Total 16,545 (-2.4% since 2000)
Male 7,322 (44.3%)
Female 9,223 (55.7%)

Population Density: 1,578 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 79.0 (US Avg is 100)

Americus Elevation: 420 feet above sea level

Land Area: 10.5 square miles

Median Household Income: $30,138

Zip Codes: 31719, 31709, and 31710.

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Americus Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • Black (58.3%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (38.0%)
  • Hispanic (2.5%)
  • Other race (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (9.0%)
  • English (4.6%)
  • German (4.3%)
  • Irish (3.7%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1.5%)
  • French (1.2%)
Foriegn Born: 368 people (2.2%)
  • Latin America (68.4%)
  • Asia (31.6%)

Local Americus Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Atlanta Braves
NFL Football: Jacksonville Jaguars, Atlanta Falcons
NBA Basketball: Atlanta Hawks, Charlotte Bobcats
NHL Hockey: Atlanta Thrashers
NCAA Sports: Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia State University, Mercer University

Americus School Information

High Schools
Americus Sumter County High North (101 Industrial Boulevard, Americus, GA, 31719 - Sumter County District)
Americus Sumter County High South (805 Harrold Avenue, Americus, GA, 31709 - Sumter County District)
Middle Schools
Staley Middle School (915 North Lee Street, Americus, GA, 31709 - Sumter County District)
Sumter County Middle School (439 Bumphead Road, Americus, GA, 31719 - Sumter County District)
Elementary Schools
Cherokee Elementary School (300 Cherokee Avenue, Americus, GA, 31709 - Sumter County District)
Sarah Cobb Elementary School (1901 Valley Drive, Americus, GA, 31709 - Sumter County District)
Sumter County Elementary School (438 Bumphead Road, Americus, GA, 31709 - Sumter County District)
Other/Private Schools
Americus-Sumter Performance Learning Center (200 Industrial Boulevard, 600 Wing, Americus, GA, 31719 - Sumter County District)
Georgia Southwestern Early College (800 GSW State University Drive, Americus, GA, 31709 - Crisp, Marion, Schley, Sumter, Webster County Schools District)
Sumter County Primary School (123 Learning Lane, Americus, GA, 31719 - Sumter County District)

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