Ware County, Georgia Population 2018

Ware County, Georgia's estimated population is 35,871 with a growth rate of 0.56% 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
201735,8712000.56%
201635,671-105-0.29%
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
White23,492
Black or African American10,414
Some Other Race728
Two or More Races428
Asian389
American Indian and Alaska Native201
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander19

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

Ware 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

Ware County, Georgia Median Age

38.2


Total

36.4


Male

40.6


Female

Ware County, Georgia Adults

There are 27,217 adults, (5,672 of which are seniors) in Ware County, Georgia.

Ware County, Georgia Age Dependency

65.6

Age Dependency Ratio

26.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Ware County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

17,987

50.42%

Male

17,684

49.58%

Ware County, Georgia Households and Families

Ware County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ware County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.1%22.9%
Male72.7%27.3%
All61.4%38.6%
Non Family47%53%
Female39.7%60.3%

61.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ware County, Georgia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,8472.461.4
Married6,4772.977.1
Non Family4,0701.1247
Female2,4173.0139.7
Male8832.9772.7

2.82

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

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 Grade1,3295.58%
9th to 12th Grade3,02612.71%
High School Graduate9,74040.92%
Some College4,95520.81%
Associates Degree1,7027.15%
Bachelors Degree1,7847.49%
Graduate Degree1,2695.33%

Ware County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White16,47713,8112,397
Black6,1774,970440
Hispanic66026345
Other Race313167
Asian251228118
Native American15310830
Multiple Races11810139

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 90.84%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 47.01%.

Ware County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,016$31,063$22,061
Less Than High School$21,304$21,902$12,679
High School Grad$22,538$30,613$17,884
Some College$27,973$34,714$24,975
Bachelors Degree$34,410$50,063$29,643
Graduate Degree$50,613$60,826$44,869

$27,016

Average Earnings

$31,063

Average Male

$22,061

Average Female

Ware County, Georgia Language

Ware County, Georgia Language by Age

Ware County, Georgia Language

94.77% of Ware County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 5.23% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.57% of the population.

Ware County, Georgia Poverty

Ware County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,9474,74521.62%
Black8,9703,64640.65%
Hispanic1,27445535.71%
Multiple40230074.63%
Other70716022.63%
Native18412266.30%
Asian3833910.18%

28.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.06%

Male Poverty Rate

32.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ware County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ware County, Georgia is Multiple, with 74.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ware County, Georgia is Asian, with 10.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.27%.

Ware County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.65%
Some College17.94%
High School17.91%
Bachelors or Greater6.20%

Ware County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed60.39%
Female Unemployed49.06%
Female Employed15.53%
Male Employed9.68%

Ware County, Georgia Income

Ware County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,705$48,086
Families$42,145$53,857
Married Families$54,989$
Non Families$19,026$31,657

Ware County, Georgia Marital Status

Ware County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.9%

Male Marriage Rate

47.9%

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 45To54.

Ware County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Ware County, Georgia Veterans

Ware County, Georgia Veterans by War

2,318

Number of Veterans

2,153

Male Veterans

165

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam851
First Gulf War310
Korea291
Second Gulf War201
World War II148

Ware County, Georgia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74642
35 to 54586
75+573
55 to 64403
18 to 34114

Ware County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6178.70%
Black6969.11%
Hispanic323.88%
2 or More53.91%

Ware County, Georgia Veterans by Education

11.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ware County, Georgia Employment Status

Ware County, Georgia Employment by Age

49.4%

Labor Force Participation

46.6%

Employment Rate

5.7%

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