Americus is located close to the center of Georgia. Americus is between the Sumter, Schley county. Americus has 11.24 square miles of land area and 0.22 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Americus population is 16,557, which has shrunk 2.68% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 21.03% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Americus median household income is $26,227 in 2010-2014 and has has shrunk by 2.17% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 16.28% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Americus median house value is $87,100 in 2010-2014 and has shrunk by -42.32% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 33.09% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Americus is worse than the state average in quality. The Americus area code is 229.