Wayne County, Georgia Population 2019

Wayne County, Georgia's estimated population is 29,760 with a growth rate of -0.64% 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
201829,808480.16%
201729,760-193-0.64%
201629,9535311.80%
201529,422-471-1.58%
201429,893-100-0.33%
201329,993-330-1.09%
201230,323290.10%
201130,2942190.73%
201030,0757,71934.53%
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
White22,294
Black or African American5,966
Two or More Races844
Some Other Race560
Asian138
American Indian and Alaska Native31

Wayne County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2019

Wayne County, Georgia Median Age

38.2


Total

37.2


Male

39.3


Female

Wayne County, Georgia Adults

There are 22,466 adults, (4,399 of whom are seniors) in Wayne County, Georgia.

Wayne County, Georgia Age Dependency

65.1

Age Dependency Ratio

24.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Wayne County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

14,627

49.03%

Male

15,206

50.97%

Wayne County, Georgia Households and Families

Wayne County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wayne County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.3%20.7%
All63.1%36.9%
Non Family47.8%52.2%
Female43.1%56.9%
Male36.5%63.5%

63.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,3622.6763.1
Married5,4003.2279.3
Non Family3,2231.2347.8
Female1,2303.7443.1
Male5093.536.5

3.22

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

6.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wayne County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3126.51%
9th to 12th Grade2,46312.23%
High School Graduate8,00639.75%
Some College4,01319.93%
Associates Degree1,7838.85%
Bachelors Degree1,5047.47%
Graduate Degree1,0585.25%

Wayne County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,76812,4312,148
Black3,8402,948178
Hispanic1,025605101
Other Race404127
Multiple Races389363136
Asian96878
Native American319

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 93.32%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 34.96%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,347$36,460$21,538
Less Than High School$17,338$30,309$9,322
High School Grad$26,053$32,290$16,433
Some College$30,984$40,579$21,186
Bachelors Degree$46,058$50,461$41,283
Graduate Degree$51,429$47,386$51,955

$31,347

Average Earnings

$36,460

Average Male

$21,538

Average Female

Wayne County, Georgia Language

Wayne County, Georgia Language by Age

Wayne County, Georgia Language

93.75% of Wayne County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 6.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.98% of the population.

Wayne County, Georgia Poverty

Wayne County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,2732,82013.91%
Black4,9152,33547.51%
Hispanic1,53366343.25%
Multiple75230740.82%
Other51828555.02%
Native1111100.00%

21.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.15%

Male Poverty Rate

24.24%

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 13.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.10%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.67%
High School17.88%
Some College14.44%
Bachelors or Greater3.28%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed55.69%
Female Unemployed54.02%
Female Employed14.73%
Male Employed6.19%

Wayne County, Georgia Income

Wayne County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,534$52,934
Families$51,088$62,944
Married Families$62,013-
Non Families$20,205$26,855

Wayne County, Georgia Marital Status

Wayne County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.1%

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

Wayne County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Wayne County, Georgia Veterans

2,441

Number of Veterans

2,046

Male Veterans

395

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam969
First Gulf War744
Second Gulf War341
Korea176
World War II29

Wayne County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,92911.26%
Black45310.45%
Hispanic17213.76%
2 or More4612.33%
Asian1310.92%

Wayne County, Georgia Veterans by Education

18.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wayne County, Georgia Employment Status

49.5%

Labor Force Participation

44.7%

Employment Rate

9.5%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Wayne County, Georgia

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