Wilkes County Population 2017

Wilkes County's estimated population is 9,805 with a growth rate of -0.86% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wilkes County is the 127th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20169,805-85-0.86%
20159,890-40-0.40%
20149,930-5-0.05%
20139,935-123-1.22%
201210,058-141-1.38%
201110,199-284-2.71%
201010,483-114-1.08%
199010,597-354-3.23%
198010,9517677.53%
197010,184-777-7.09%
196010,961-1,427-11.52%
195012,388-2,696-17.87%
194015,084-860-5.39%
193015,944-8,266-34.14%
192024,2107693.28%
191023,4412,57512.34%
190020,8662,78515.40%
189018,0812,09613.11%
188015,9854,18935.51%
187011,7963763.29%
186011,420-687-5.67%
185012,1071,95919.30%
184010,148-4,089-28.72%
183014,237-3,370-19.14%
182017,6072,72018.27%
181014,8871,78413.62%
180013,103-18,397-58.40%
179031,5000.00%

Wilkes County Population Growth

Population Data via

Wilkes County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White5,40755.15%
Black or African American4,18742.70%
Two or More Races1701.73%
Asian970.99%
American Indian and Alaska Native280.29%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10.01%

Wilkes County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Wilkes County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Washington41343978-156-3.77%
Tignall546510-36-6.59%
Rayle199189-10-5.03%
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