Baxley, Georgia Population 2024

4,930

Baxley is a city located in Appling County Georgia. Baxley has a 2024 population of 4,930. It is also the county seat of Appling County.Baxley is currently declining at a rate of -0.3% annually and its population has decreased by -0.86% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,973 in 2020.

The average household income in Baxley is $47,570 with a poverty rate of 24.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Baxley is 39.5 years, 36.8 years for males, and 41.9 years for females.

Baxley Demographics

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

  • White: 62.62%
  • Black or African American: 25.03%
  • Two or more races: 6.58%
  • Other race: 3.02%
  • Asian: 1.83%
  • Native American: 0.93%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
8.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
616.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.86% (-43)
The current population of Baxley, Georgia is 4,930 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,973.

Baxley, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,11362.62%
Black or African American1,24425.03%
Two or more races3276.58%
Other race1503.02%
Asian911.83%
Native American460.93%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Baxley Population by Race

Baxley Population Pyramid 2024

Baxley Median Age

39.5

Total

36.8

Male

41.9

Female

Baxley Adults

There are 3,582 adults, (861 of whom are seniors) in Baxley.

Baxley Age Dependency

82.7

Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51

Child Dependency Ratio

Baxley Sex Ratio

Female2,82156.75%
Male2,15043.25%

Baxley Population by Age

Baxley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,9282.4853.946.1
Married8773.0860.339.7
Non Family7411.0252.947.1
Female2614.5942.957.1
Male492.5314.385.7
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3.27

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

53.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Baxley Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Baxley Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Baxley Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Baxley Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$28,971

Average Earnings

$42,821

Average Male

$22,188

Average Female

Baxley Earnings by Educational Attainment

Baxley Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Baxley Language

82.09% of Baxley residents speak only English, while 17.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.67% of the population.

Baxley Language

Baxley Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,73054019.78%
Black1,18442635.98%
Hispanic67413019.29%
Multiple3228426.09%
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24.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.39%

Male Poverty Rate

21.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Baxley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Baxley is Black, with 35.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Baxley is Hispanic, with 19.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.41%.

Baxley Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.3%
Some College24.48%
High School24.32%
Bachelors or Greater6.68%
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Baxley Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed23.08%
Female Employed6.44%
Male Unemployed4.3%
Male Employed
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Baxley Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Baxley Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Baxley Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.9%

Male Marriage Rate

40.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Baxley Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 35-44.

Baxley Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Baxley Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

105

Number of Veterans

88

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

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Baxley Veterans by War

count

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Baxley Veterans by Age

count

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Baxley Veterans by Race

Baxley Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

64.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Baxley Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

43.1%

Labor Force Participation

38.6%

Employment Rate

9.9%

Unemployment Rate

Baxley Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Baxley Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Baxley Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

72.64%

Born in Baxley

87.87%

Native Born

12.13%

Foreign Born

7.64%

Non Citizen

4.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.87% of Baxley residents were born in the United States, with 72.64% having been born in Georgia. 7.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Baxley Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,855-15-0.31%
20284,870-15-0.31%
20274,885-15-0.31%
20264,900-15-0.31%
20254,915-15-0.3%
20244,930-15-0.3%
20234,945-15-0.3%
20224,960-15-0.3%
20214,97520.04%
20204,9732956.31%
20194,678-48-1.02%
20184,72680.17%
20174,718-13-0.27%
20164,73170.15%
20154,724-18-0.38%
20144,74240.08%
20134,738160.34%
20124,722-4-0.08%
20114,726150.32%
20104,71156113.52%
20004,1503098.04%
19903,8412557.11%
19803,586832.37%
19703,503-765-17.92%
19604,26885925.2%
19503,40949316.91%
19402,916
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Baxley Population by Year