Wheeler County, Georgia Population 2018

Wheeler County, Georgia's estimated population is 7,952 with a growth rate of 0.25% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wheeler County, Georgia is the 142nd largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20177,952200.25%
20167,932-85-1.06%
20168,0171191.51%
20157,898-72-0.90%
20147,970470.59%
20137,92330.04%
20127,920-148-1.83%
20118,0683093.98%
20107,7592,85658.25%
19904,903-252-4.89%
19805,15555912.16%
19704,596-746-13.96%
19605,342-1,370-20.41%
19506,712-1,823-21.36%
19408,535-614-6.71%
19309,149-668-6.80%
19209,8170.00%

Wheeler County, Georgia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White4,579
Black or African American3,333
Two or More Races11
American Indian and Alaska Native9

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

Wheeler County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Wheeler County, Georgia Median Age

38.4


Total

36.6


Male

44.1


Female

Wheeler County, Georgia Adults

There are 6,591 adults, (1,031 of which are seniors) in Wheeler County, Georgia.

Wheeler County, Georgia Age Dependency

42.6

Age Dependency Ratio

18.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Wheeler County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

2,787

35.14%

Male

5,145

64.86%

Wheeler County, Georgia Households and Families

Wheeler County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wheeler County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.1%17.9%
All66%34%
Male65.9%34.1%
Non Family56.5%43.5%
Female30.1%69.9%

66.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wheeler County, Georgia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0652.4766
Married1,0123.0482.1
Non Family6351.0256.5
Female2892.9130.1
Male1294.0665.9

2.95

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

2.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wheeler County, Georgia Households

Wheeler County, Georgia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3375.92%
9th to 12th Grade99617.50%
High School Graduate3,03853.38%
Some College63511.16%
Associates Degree4047.10%
Bachelors Degree2133.74%
Graduate Degree681.19%

Wheeler County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,3202,777190
Black2,2831,55091
Hispanic11928
Multiple Races1111
Native American99

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 5.72%.

Wheeler County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,630$35,753$23,711
Less Than High School$19,097$23,750$11,908
High School Grad$27,424$31,768$23,770
Some College$30,213$39,063$22,656
Bachelors Degree$37,176$50,625$36,343
Graduate Degree$50,714$$46,944

$28,630

Average Earnings

$35,753

Average Male

$23,711

Average Female

Wheeler County, Georgia Language

Wheeler County, Georgia Language by Age

Wheeler County, Georgia Language

97.42% of Wheeler County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 2.58% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.47% of the population.

Wheeler County, Georgia Poverty

Wheeler County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,51972347.60%
White3,50764018.25%
Multiple1111100.00%
Native99100.00%

27.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.06%

Male Poverty Rate

32.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wheeler County, Georgia

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wheeler County, Georgia is White, with 18.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.17%.

Wheeler County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.34%
High School23.64%
Some College10.76%
Bachelors or Greater5.45%

Wheeler County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed27.37%
Male Unemployed21.88%
Female Employed8.25%
Male Employed6.59%

Wheeler County, Georgia Income

Wheeler County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$27,779$37,415
Families$36,210$44,222
Married Families$47,930$
Non Families$15,575$19,837

Wheeler County, Georgia Marital Status

Wheeler County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

35.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

28.1%

Male Marriage Rate

49.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Wheeler County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Wheeler 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 55To64.

Wheeler County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Wheeler County, Georgia Veterans

Wheeler County, Georgia Veterans by War

481

Number of Veterans

466

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam160
Second Gulf War85
First Gulf War72
World War II40
Korea9

Wheeler County, Georgia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54158
55 to 64101
65 to 7489
75+75
18 to 3458

Wheeler County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3388.97%
Black1435.10%

Wheeler County, Georgia Veterans by Education

10.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wheeler County, Georgia Employment Status

Wheeler County, Georgia Employment by Age

25%

Labor Force Participation

23.1%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

Wheeler County, Georgia Employment by Race

Wheeler County, Georgia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Wheeler County, Georgia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
McRae-Helena 86118338-273-3.17%
Alamo2797338959221.17%
Glenwood747742-5-0.67%
Scotland 366344-22-6.01%
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