Ware County, Georgia Population 2019

Ware County, Georgia's estimated population is 35,871 with a growth rate of 0.27% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ware County, Georgia is the 53rd largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201735,871950.27%
201635,7763490.99%
201535,427-155-0.44%
201435,582-203-0.57%
201335,785-143-0.40%
201235,928-368-1.01%
201136,296-25-0.07%
201036,3218502.40%
199035,471-1,709-4.60%
198037,1803,65510.90%
197033,525-694-2.03%
196034,2193,93012.98%
195030,2892,3608.45%
194027,9291,3715.16%
193026,558-1,803-6.36%
192028,3615,40423.54%
191022,9579,19666.83%
190013,7614,95056.18%
18908,8114,652111.85%
18804,1591,87381.93%
18702,286863.91%
18602,200-1,688-43.42%
18503,8881,56567.37%
18402,3231,11892.78%
18301,2050.00%

Ware County, Georgia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White23,305
Black or African American10,596
Some Other Race766
Two or More Races452
Asian406
American Indian and Alaska Native146
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander17

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

Ware County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2019

5001,0001,500 Male Population5001,0001,500 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Ware County, Georgia Median Age

38.9


Total

37.1


Male

41


Female

Ware County, Georgia Adults

There are 27,174 adults, (5,879 of whom are seniors) in Ware County, Georgia.

Ware County, Georgia Age Dependency

67.6

Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40

Child Dependency Ratio

Ware County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

17,788

49.84%

Male

17,900

50.16%

Ware County, Georgia Households and Families

Ware County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Ware County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.5%21.5%
Male78.4%21.6%
All63.1%36.9%
Non Family47.7%52.3%
Female44.3%55.7%

63.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ware County, Georgia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,9032.3963.1
Married6,4212.8978.5
Non Family4,4051.1147.7
Female2,2733.2644.3
Male8042.9978.4

2.88

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ware County, Georgia Households

Ware County, Georgia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1014.55%
9th to 12th Grade3,16813.08%
High School Graduate10,01141.34%
Some College4,90620.26%
Associates Degree1,7697.31%
Bachelors Degree1,9127.90%
Graduate Degree1,3475.56%

Ware County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White16,40513,7442,495
Black6,5165,121450
Hispanic815666131
Other Race420366
Asian284284149
Multiple Races14711732
Native American1036921

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.46%.

Ware County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,342$34,642$24,222
Less Than High School$21,823$24,805$17,500
High School Grad$26,196$31,494$19,073
Some College$29,418$40,725$25,657
Bachelors Degree$44,819$54,609$40,313
Graduate Degree$58,269$62,054$49,009

$29,342

Average Earnings

$34,642

Average Male

$24,222

Average Female

Ware County, Georgia Language

Ware County, Georgia Language by Age

Ware County, Georgia Language

95.37% of Ware County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 4.63% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.94% of the population.

Ware County, Georgia Poverty

Ware County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,7904,41820.28%
Black9,2193,21634.88%
Multiple42631974.88%
Hispanic1,29825619.72%
Native13510174.81%
Other732334.51%

24.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.35%

Male Poverty Rate

28.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ware County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ware County, Georgia is Multiple, with 74.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ware County, Georgia is Other, with 4.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.16%.

Ware County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.20%
High School17.63%
Some College15.69%
Bachelors or Greater5.82%

Ware County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed46.44%
Male Unemployed33.81%
Female Employed11.63%
Male Employed7.05%

Ware County, Georgia Income

Ware County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,962$49,774
Families$44,931$56,826
Married Families$59,163$
Non Families$20,293$32,012

Ware County, Georgia Marital Status

Ware County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.7%

Male Marriage Rate

47.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Ware County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Ware 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.

Ware County, Georgia Marital Status by Race


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

Ware County, Georgia Veterans

Ware County, Georgia Veterans by War

2,301

Number of Veterans

2,108

Male Veterans

193

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam815
First Gulf War399
Second Gulf War294
Korea195
World War II160

Ware County, Georgia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54671
65 to 74639
75+467
55 to 64412
18 to 34112

Ware County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5048.14%
Black79210.23%
Hispanic718.22%
2 or More53.33%

Ware County, Georgia Veterans by Education

12.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ware County, Georgia Employment Status

Ware County, Georgia Employment by Age

49.1%

Labor Force Participation

46.8%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Ware County, Georgia Employment by Race

Ware County, Georgia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Ware County, Georgia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Waycross 1465114089-562-3.84%
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