Wayne County, Georgia Population 2018

Wayne County, Georgia's estimated population is 29,817 with a growth rate of -0.63% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wayne County, Georgia is the 59th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201729,817-189-0.63%
201630,006210.07%
201629,9855441.85%
201529,441-472-1.58%
201429,913-94-0.31%
201330,007-326-1.07%
201230,333330.11%
201130,3002240.74%
201030,0767,72034.53%
199022,3561,6067.74%
198020,7502,89216.19%
197017,858-63-0.35%
196017,9213,67325.78%
195014,2481,1268.58%
194013,1224753.76%
193012,647-1,734-12.06%
192014,3811,31210.04%
191013,0693,62038.31%
19009,4491,96426.24%
18907,4851,50525.17%
18805,9803,803174.69%
18702,177-91-4.01%
18602,26876951.30%
18501,49924119.16%
18401,25829530.63%
1830963-47-4.65%
18201,01033449.41%
18106760.00%

Wayne County, Georgia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White22,401
Black or African American6,155
Two or More Races803
Some Other Race557
Asian60
American Indian and Alaska Native30

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

Wayne 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

Wayne County, Georgia Median Age

37.9


Total

37.1


Male

38.6


Female

Wayne County, Georgia Adults

There are 22,565 adults, (4,351 of which are seniors) in Wayne County, Georgia.

Wayne County, Georgia Age Dependency

64.8

Age Dependency Ratio

23.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Wayne County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

14,672

48.90%

Male

15,334

51.10%

Wayne County, Georgia Households and Families

Wayne County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wayne County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.5%19.5%
All65.4%34.6%
Non Family51%49%
Male46.6%53.4%
Female44.9%55.1%

65.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wayne County, Georgia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,0162.7865.4
Married5,2393.3680.5
Non Family3,0551.2451
Female1,3663.8344.9
Male3563.3646.6

3.36

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wayne County, Georgia Households

Wayne County, Georgia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1635.78%
9th to 12th Grade2,42912.08%
High School Graduate8,14540.51%
Some College3,96119.70%
Associates Degree1,7308.60%
Bachelors Degree1,5607.76%
Graduate Degree1,1195.57%

Wayne County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,86112,5272,322
Black3,9303,131184
Hispanic97258072
Multiple Races34932597
Other Race332924
Asian605014
Native American309

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 93.12%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 27.79%.

Wayne County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,767$35,978$21,708
Less Than High School$17,306$25,897$9,550
High School Grad$20,220$27,034$16,589
Some College$33,122$41,119$22,176
Bachelors Degree$46,601$51,712$38,657
Graduate Degree$51,250$61,685$50,388

$30,767

Average Earnings

$35,978

Average Male

$21,708

Average Female

Wayne County, Georgia Language

Wayne County, Georgia Language by Age

Wayne County, Georgia Language

94.70% of Wayne County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 5.30% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.39% of the population.

Wayne County, Georgia Poverty

Wayne County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,5322,82513.76%
Black5,0312,16543.03%
Hispanic1,43568547.74%
Other53232761.47%
Multiple70922631.88%
Native1010100.00%

20.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.55%

Male Poverty Rate

23.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wayne County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Georgia is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Georgia is White, with 13.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.07%.

Wayne County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.46%
High School19.05%
Some College14.13%
Bachelors or Greater3.36%

Wayne County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed52.58%
Female Unemployed37.13%
Female Employed15.99%
Male Employed6.48%

Wayne County, Georgia Income

Wayne County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,908$52,707
Families$50,675$62,087
Married Families$60,477$
Non Families$20,614$26,965

Wayne County, Georgia Marital Status

Wayne County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.2%

Male Marriage Rate

48.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Wayne County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Wayne County, Georgia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Wayne County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Wayne County, Georgia Veterans

Wayne County, Georgia Veterans by War

2,324

Number of Veterans

2,028

Male Veterans

296

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,071
First Gulf War499
Second Gulf War191
Korea164
World War II45

Wayne County, Georgia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 64683
65 to 74654
35 to 54607
75+333
18 to 3447

Wayne County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,89211.04%
Black4149.19%
Hispanic584.81%
2 or More185.39%

Wayne County, Georgia Veterans by Education

14.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wayne County, Georgia Employment Status

Wayne County, Georgia Employment by Age

49.3%

Labor Force Participation

42.8%

Employment Rate

12.8%

Unemployment Rate

Wayne County, Georgia Employment by Race

Wayne County, Georgia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Wayne County, Georgia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Jesup1021410170-44-0.43%
Screven766776101.31%
Odum50450510.20%
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