Burke County, Georgia Population 2018

Burke County, Georgia's estimated population is 22,522 with a growth rate of -1.38% 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
201722,522-316-1.38%
201622,8382301.02%
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 American11,238
White10,961
Some Other Race429
Two or More Races142
Asian60
American Indian and Alaska Native8

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Burke County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Burke County, Georgia Median Age

37.1


Total

34.9


Male

38.2


Female

Burke County, Georgia Adults

There are 16,809 adults, (3,197 of which are seniors) in Burke County, Georgia.

Burke County, Georgia Age Dependency

67.8

Age Dependency Ratio

23.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Burke County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

11,897

52.09%

Male

10,941

47.91%

Burke County, Georgia Households and Families

Burke County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Burke County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87%13%
All70.7%29.3%
Non Family64.9%35.1%
Female50.6%49.4%
Male44.8%55.2%

70.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Burke County, Georgia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,0822.870.7
Married3,7173.2287
Non Family2,1201.1664.9
Female1,7723.6550.6
Male4733.6444.8

3.27

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

5%

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 Grade1,0116.87%
9th to 12th Grade2,32515.81%
High School Graduate5,61738.20%
Some College2,95120.07%
Associates Degree1,2728.65%
Bachelors Degree8185.56%
Graduate Degree7124.84%

Burke County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,6466,3371,106
Black6,5914,696370
Hispanic34522428
Other Race248131
Multiple Races86712
Asian454524
Native American33

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 53.33%.

Burke County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,387$37,526$22,191
Less Than High School$25,261$25,768$
High School Grad$29,917$36,460$18,362
Some College$29,878$44,821$25,026
Bachelors Degree$33,893$51,328$26,838
Graduate Degree$63,571$72,755$62,500

$30,387

Average Earnings

$37,526

Average Male

$22,191

Average Female

Burke County, Georgia Language

Burke County, Georgia Language by Age

Burke County, Georgia Language

96.31% of Burke County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 3.69% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.92% of the population.

Burke County, Georgia Poverty

Burke County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black11,0745,04645.57%
White10,6011,72316.25%
Hispanic6628412.69%
Other429337.69%
Multiple1422719.01%

30.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.88%

Male Poverty Rate

33.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Burke County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Burke County, Georgia is Black, with 45.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Burke County, Georgia is Other, with 7.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.49%.

Burke County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.15%
High School22.64%
Some College15.31%
Bachelors or Greater9.46%

Burke County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed64.86%
Male Unemployed27.21%
Female Employed19.95%
Male Employed6.75%

Burke County, Georgia Income

Burke County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,589$49,956
Families$39,795$55,079
Married Families$63,548$
Non Families$21,659$34,028

Burke County, Georgia Marital Status

Burke County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.1%

Male Marriage Rate

43.5%

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 35To44.

Burke County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Burke County, Georgia Veterans

Burke County, Georgia Veterans by War

1,629

Number of Veterans

1,486

Male Veterans

143

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam709
First Gulf War322
Second Gulf War272
Korea140
World War II70

Burke County, Georgia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 64526
65 to 74399
35 to 54254
75+250
18 to 34200

Burke County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,12113.10%
Black4896.27%
Hispanic265.90%
Other113.73%
2 or More89.30%

Burke County, Georgia Veterans by Education

9.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Burke County, Georgia Employment Status

Burke County, Georgia Employment by Age

53.4%

Labor Force Participation

49.4%

Employment Rate

7.3%

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