Baxley, Georgia Population 2020

4,678
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Baxley is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 4,678, it is the 140th largest city in Georgia and the 4946th largest city in the United States. Baxley is currently declining at a rate of -0.17% annually but its population has increased by 6.32% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,400 in 2010. Baxley reached it's highest population of 4,712 in 2014. Spanning over 8 miles, Baxley has a population density of 585 people per square mile.

The average household income in Baxley is $45,911 with a poverty rate of 26.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $439 per month, and the median house value is $78,100. The median age in Baxley is 36 years, 35.1 years for males, and 37.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 85.4 males.

Baxley Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Baxley was:

  • White: 55.80%
  • Black or African American: 33.62%
  • Other race: 6.77%
  • Two or more races: 2.28%
  • Asian: 1.53%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Baxley, Georgia is 4,678, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,694.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,400.

Baxley, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,62155.80%
Black or African American1,57933.62%
Some Other Race3186.77%
Two or More Races1072.28%
Asian721.53%
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Baxley Population Pyramid 2020

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Baxley Median Age

36


Total

35.1


Male

37.7


Female

Baxley Adults

There are 3,429 adults, (706 of whom are seniors) in Baxley.

Baxley Age Dependency

72.5

Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Baxley Sex Ratio

Female

2,533

53.93%

Male

2,164

46.07%

Baxley Households and Families

Baxley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Baxley Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male94.3%5.7%
Married79%21%
All64.5%35.5%
Female54.9%45.1%
Non Family35.3%64.7%

64.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5302.9264.5
Married7143.4679
Non Family3741.0935.3
Female3193.5254.9
Male1233.7794.3

3.4

Average Family Size

2.92

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Baxley Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade31610.12%
9th to 12th Grade61219.59%
High School Graduate1,17037.45%
Some College62119.88%
Associates Degree1665.31%
Bachelors Degree1474.71%
Graduate Degree922.94%
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Baxley Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,7241,327189
Black1,10668635
Hispanic27416315
Other Race144106
Multiple Races27
Asian2020

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 10.96%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,097$32,070$18,984
Less Than High School$14,939$$14,063
High School Grad$$31,652$18,804
Some College$32,500$46,480$19,737
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$51,875$$

$24,097

Average Earnings

$32,070

Average Male

$18,984

Average Female

Baxley Language

Baxley Language by Age

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Baxley Language

89.66% of Baxley residents speak only English, while 10.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.78% of the population.

Baxley Poverty

Baxley Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,31957124.62%
Black1,51637224.54%
Hispanic51017033.33%
Other3187423.27%
Asian7272100.00%

26.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.35%

Male Poverty Rate

26.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Baxley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Baxley is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Baxley is Other, with 23.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 41.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.11%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School47.39%
High School20.05%
Some College12.29%
Bachelors or Greater9.91%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed27.16%
Female Employed22.02%
Male Employed17.79%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Baxley Income

Baxley Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,747$45,911
Families$46,510$52,413
Married Families$57,167-
Non Families$11,094$23,306
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Baxley Marital Status

Baxley Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.0%

Male Marriage Rate

37.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Baxley Married by Age and Sex

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Baxley Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Baxley Marital Status by Race

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Baxley Veterans

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263

Number of Veterans

250

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War121
Vietnam60
First Gulf War24
Korea9
World War II3
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5488
65 to 7476
18 to 3457
75+25
55 to 6417
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1407.16%
Black12310.13%

Baxley Veterans by Education

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12.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Baxley Employment Status

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48.8%

Labor Force Participation

44.9%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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75.26%

Born in Georgia

94.53%

Native Born

5.47%

Foreign Born

3.43%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.53% of Baxley residents were born in the United States, with 75.26% having been born in Georgia. 3.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,678-8-0.17%
20194,686-8-0.17%
20184,69440.09%
20174,690-8-0.17%
20164,69830.06%
20154,695-17-0.36%
20144,71270.15%
20134,705180.38%
20124,6870.00%
20114,687150.32%
20104,6725221.19%
20004,1503090.78%
19903,8412550.69%
19803,586830.23%
19703,503-765-1.96%
19604,2688592.27%
19503,4094931.57%
19402,9160.00%