Washington County, Georgia Population 2019

Washington County, Georgia's estimated population is 20,294 with a growth rate of -0.23% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washington County, Georgia is the 88th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201820,386920.45%
201720,294-47-0.23%
201620,341-395-1.90%
201520,7361860.91%
201420,550-24-0.12%
201320,574-219-1.05%
201220,793-176-0.84%
201120,969-126-0.60%
201021,0951,98310.38%
199019,1122701.43%
198018,8421,3627.79%
197017,480-1,423-7.53%
196018,903-2,109-10.04%
195021,012-3,218-13.28%
194024,230-800-3.20%
193025,030-3,117-11.07%
192028,147-27-0.10%
191028,174-53-0.19%
190028,2272,99011.85%
189025,2373,27314.90%
188021,9646,12238.64%
187015,8423,14424.76%
186012,6989327.92%
185011,7661,20111.37%
184010,5657457.59%
18309,820-807-7.59%
182010,6276876.91%
18109,940-360-3.50%
180010,3005,748126.27%
17904,5520.00%

Washington County, Georgia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American10,880
White9,218
Two or More Races192
Asian126
Some Other Race90

Washington County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2019

Washington County, Georgia Median Age

40.3


Total

38.2


Male

42.6


Female

Washington County, Georgia Adults

There are 15,883 adults, (3,317 of whom are seniors) in Washington County, Georgia.

Washington County, Georgia Age Dependency

63.2

Age Dependency Ratio

26.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

10,163

49.56%

Male

10,343

50.44%

Washington County, Georgia Households and Families

Washington County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Washington County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83%17%
All68.8%31.2%
Male65.8%34.2%
Non Family65.7%34.3%
Female47.5%52.5%

68.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,3842.5468.8
Married3,0842.9783
Non Family2,1641.1665.7
Female1,6773.2747.5
Male4593.4265.8

3.07

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

2.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Washington County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9316.62%
9th to 12th Grade2,06314.66%
High School Graduate5,88141.80%
Some College2,56918.26%
Associates Degree7855.58%
Bachelors Degree1,2448.84%
Graduate Degree5964.24%

Washington County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black7,1335,126461
White6,5595,7781,349
Hispanic26877
Asian796712
Other Race70264
Multiple Races483414

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.09%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 29.17%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,335$34,081$22,124
Less Than High School$18,400$25,754$12,311
High School Grad$23,944$30,503$15,554
Some College$29,909$40,179$26,729
Bachelors Degree$47,031$51,366$40,852
Graduate Degree$50,806$71,250$50,223

$28,335

Average Earnings

$34,081

Average Male

$22,124

Average Female

Washington County, Georgia Language

Washington County, Georgia Language by Age

Washington County, Georgia Language

96.77% of Washington County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 3.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.14% of the population.

Washington County, Georgia Poverty

Washington County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black9,7773,58536.67%
White8,3291,09113.10%
Hispanic35630084.27%
Multiple1829351.10%
Other27829.63%
Asian12610.79%

27.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.71%

Male Poverty Rate

30.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Georgia is Hispanic, with 84.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Georgia is Asian, with 0.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.22%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.55%
High School25.66%
Some College14.28%
Bachelors or Greater9.85%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed49.03%
Male Unemployed28.76%
Female Employed19.99%
Male Employed9.57%

Washington County, Georgia Income

Washington County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,097$51,269
Families$46,318$59,900
Married Families$62,778-
Non Families$16,807$29,405

Washington County, Georgia Marital Status

Washington County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.2%

Male Marriage Rate

40.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Washington County, Georgia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Washington County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Washington County, Georgia Veterans

1,124

Number of Veterans

1,090

Male Veterans

34

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam513
First Gulf War265
Second Gulf War177
Korea70
World War II6

Washington County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6839.28%
Black4195.07%
Hispanic206.54%
2 or More1317.11%
Other910.11%

Washington County, Georgia Veterans by Education

8.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, Georgia Employment Status

51.4%

Labor Force Participation

46.5%

Employment Rate

9.3%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Washington County, Georgia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Sandersville59125700-212-3.59%
Tennille1539185431520.47%
Davisboro20061697-309-15.40%
Harrison489461-28-5.73%
Oconee259256-3-1.16%
Deepstep131127-4-3.05%
Riddleville9693-3-3.13%
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