Wheeler County, Georgia Population 2018

Wheeler County, Georgia's estimated population is 7,952 with a growth rate of -0.81% 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
20177,9520.00%
20177,952-65-0.81%
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
White4,556
Black or African American3,358
American Indian and Alaska Native27
Two or More Races11

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Wheeler County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2018

200400600800 Male Population200400600800 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Wheeler County, Georgia Median Age

38.2


Total

36.1


Male

44.6


Female

Wheeler County, Georgia Adults

There are 6,605 adults, (1,073 of whom are seniors) in Wheeler County, Georgia.

Wheeler County, Georgia Age Dependency

43.7

Age Dependency Ratio

19.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Wheeler County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

2,820

35.46%

Male

5,132

64.54%

Wheeler County, Georgia Households and Families

Wheeler County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Wheeler County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.3%17.7%
All63.8%36.2%
Male55.9%44.1%
Non Family48.4%51.6%
Female33.7%66.3%

63.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wheeler County, Georgia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9723.163.8
Married9793.7982.3
Non Family6361.0348.4
Female2464.6633.7
Male1115.4955.9

3.92

Average Family Size

3.1

Average Household Size

1.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

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 Grade3386.23%
9th to 12th Grade91816.92%
High School Graduate2,69949.74%
Some College68812.68%
Associates Degree3456.36%
Bachelors Degree3817.02%
Graduate Degree571.05%

Wheeler County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,2242,573329
Black2,1081,546109
Hispanic9632
Native American2727
Multiple Races1111

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 10.20%.

Wheeler County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,244$34,457$24,761
Less Than High School$18,846$18,668$28,068
High School Grad$29,236$34,828$22,933
Some College$25,977$35,381$20,875
Bachelors Degree$45,197$46,667$35,329
Graduate Degree$58,750$$

$30,244

Average Earnings

$34,457

Average Male

$24,761

Average Female

Wheeler County, Georgia Language

Wheeler County, Georgia Language by Age

Wheeler County, Georgia Language

97.68% of Wheeler County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 2.32% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.23% of the population.

Wheeler County, Georgia Poverty

Wheeler County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,19694342.94%
White3,85179920.75%
Native2727100.00%
Multiple1111100.00%

29.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.19%

Male Poverty Rate

34.18%

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 20.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.77%.

Wheeler County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
High School29.05%
Less Than High School23.78%
Some College13.58%
Bachelors or Greater5.22%

Wheeler County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed68.42%
Female Unemployed33.80%
Female Employed12.13%
Male Employed8.13%

Wheeler County, Georgia Income

Wheeler County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$28,490$37,750
Families$38,304$45,612
Married Families$48,918$
Non Families$13,750$20,571

Wheeler County, Georgia Marital Status

Wheeler County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

33.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.4%

Male Marriage Rate

38.2%

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


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Wheeler County, Georgia Veterans

Wheeler County, Georgia Veterans by War

444

Number of Veterans

432

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam138
Second Gulf War55
First Gulf War40
Korea17
World War II15

Wheeler County, Georgia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 64152
35 to 54112
65 to 7473
75+63
18 to 3444

Wheeler County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2777.40%
Black1675.91%

Wheeler County, Georgia Veterans by Education

9.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wheeler County, Georgia Employment Status

Wheeler County, Georgia Employment by Age

30%

Labor Force Participation

27.3%

Employment Rate

9.1%

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