Burke County, Georgia Population 2018

Burke County, Georgia's estimated population is 22,522 with a growth rate of -0.38% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Burke County, Georgia is the 82nd largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201722,6451230.55%
201722,522-86-0.38%
201622,608-34-0.15%
201522,642140.06%
201422,628-199-0.87%
201322,827-218-0.95%
201223,045-457-1.94%
201123,5021750.75%
201023,3272,74813.35%
199020,5791,2306.36%
198019,3491,0945.99%
197018,255-2,341-11.37%
196020,596-2,862-12.20%
195023,458-3,062-11.55%
194026,520-2,704-9.25%
193029,224-1,612-5.23%
192030,8363,56813.08%
191027,268-2,897-9.60%
190030,1651,6645.84%
189028,5011,3735.06%
188027,1289,44953.45%
187017,6795142.99%
186017,1651,0656.61%
185016,1002,92422.19%
184013,1761,34311.35%
183011,8332562.21%
182011,5777196.62%
181010,8581,35414.25%
18009,504370.39%
17909,4670.00%

Burke County, Georgia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American11,119
White10,955
Some Other Race341
Two or More Races161
Asian63
American Indian and Alaska Native6

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Burke County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2018

2004006008001,000 Male Population2004006008001,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Burke County, Georgia Median Age

37.4


Total

35.3


Male

39.3


Female

Burke County, Georgia Adults

There are 16,697 adults, (3,193 of whom are seniors) in Burke County, Georgia.

Burke County, Georgia Age Dependency

67.7

Age Dependency Ratio

23.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44

Child Dependency Ratio

Burke County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

11,893

52.52%

Male

10,752

47.48%

Burke County, Georgia Households and Families

Burke County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Burke County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.6%13.4%
All69.2%30.8%
Non Family59.7%40.3%
Female51%49%
Male31.9%68.1%

69.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Burke County, Georgia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,0682.7869.2
Married3,8383.286.6
Non Family2,0571.1459.7
Female1,7903.651
Male3833.5231.9

3.21

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Burke County, Georgia Households

Burke County, Georgia Education

Burke County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9966.79%
9th to 12th Grade1,93613.20%
High School Graduate5,43037.03%
Some College3,24522.13%
Associates Degree1,3419.15%
Bachelors Degree1,0467.13%
Graduate Degree6694.56%

Burke County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,5816,4211,221
Black6,5814,919443
Hispanic38226821
Other Race2451406
Multiple Races97974
Asian393926
Native American22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 66.67%.

Burke County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,963$40,615$22,229
Less Than High School$23,192$25,332$14,679
High School Grad$31,180$38,493$18,158
Some College$30,721$50,764$24,684
Bachelors Degree$43,750$50,066$29,743
Graduate Degree$62,981$73,194$54,405

$30,963

Average Earnings

$40,615

Average Male

$22,229

Average Female

Burke County, Georgia Language

Burke County, Georgia Language by Age

Burke County, Georgia Language

97.11% of Burke County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 2.89% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.22% of the population.

Burke County, Georgia Poverty

Burke County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black10,9574,80943.89%
White10,4861,62115.46%
Hispanic6787811.50%
Other341339.68%
Multiple161138.07%

29.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.25%

Male Poverty Rate

32.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Burke County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Burke County, Georgia is Black, with 43.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Burke County, Georgia is Multiple, with 8.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.58%.

Burke County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.72%
High School22.98%
Some College16.15%
Bachelors or Greater6.50%

Burke County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed67.11%
Female Employed19.82%
Male Unemployed17.97%
Male Employed4.55%

Burke County, Georgia Income

Burke County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,707$52,507
Families$42,050$57,206
Married Families$65,810$
Non Families$26,171$36,247

Burke County, Georgia Marital Status

Burke County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.6%

Male Marriage Rate

43.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Burke County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Burke County, Georgia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Burke County, Georgia Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Burke County, Georgia Veterans

Burke County, Georgia Veterans by War

1,656

Number of Veterans

1,504

Male Veterans

152

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam675
First Gulf War467
Second Gulf War367
Korea110
World War II58

Burke County, Georgia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 64472
65 to 74419
35 to 54327
18 to 34221
75+217

Burke County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,04312.26%
Black5867.58%
Hispanic194.08%
Other166.04%
2 or More1110.00%

Burke County, Georgia Veterans by Education

6.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Burke County, Georgia Employment Status

Burke County, Georgia Employment by Age

53.2%

Labor Force Participation

50%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Burke County, Georgia Employment by Race

Burke County, Georgia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Burke County, Georgia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Waynesboro58955701-194-3.29%
Sardis999975-24-2.40%
Blythe 721694-27-3.74%
Keysville332304-28-8.43%
Midville269263-6-2.23%
Girard154151-3-1.95%
Vidette112110-2-1.79%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990