Port Wentworth, Georgia Population 2024

13,501

Port Wentworth is a city located in Chatham County Georgia. Port Wentworth has a 2024 population of 13,501. Port Wentworth is currently growing at a rate of 4.46% annually and its population has increased by 23.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,913 in 2020.

The average household income in Port Wentworth is $68,245 with a poverty rate of 14.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Port Wentworth is 32.8 years, 35.2 years for males, and 32.5 years for females.

Port Wentworth Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 53.24%
  • White: 40.39%
  • Other race: 3.74%
  • Two or more races: 1.39%
  • Asian: 1.06%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.18%
  • Native American:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
16.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
823.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
23.71% (2,588)
The current population of Port Wentworth, Georgia is 13,501 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 10,913.

Port Wentworth, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American5,91153.24%
White4,48540.39%
Other race4153.74%
Two or more races1541.39%
Asian1181.06%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander200.18%
Native American
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Black or African American

White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Port Wentworth Population by Race

Port Wentworth Population Pyramid 2024

Port Wentworth Median Age

32.8

Total

35.2

Male

32.5

Female

Port Wentworth Adults

There are 7,697 adults, (1,044 of whom are seniors) in Port Wentworth.

Port Wentworth Age Dependency

66.9

Age Dependency Ratio

15.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Port Wentworth Sex Ratio

Female5,62650.67%
Male5,47749.33%

Port Wentworth Population by Age

Port Wentworth Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,9282.8162.537.5
Married1,7174.184.315.7
Non Family1,5031.0257.242.8
Female6773.2321.778.3
Male318.810100
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3.74

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

62.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Port Wentworth 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

Port Wentworth Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Port Wentworth Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

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

Port Wentworth Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,302

Average Earnings

$47,355

Average Male

$37,619

Average Female

Port Wentworth Earnings by Educational Attainment

Port Wentworth Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Port Wentworth Language

86.98% of Port Wentworth residents speak only English, while 13.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.65% of the population.

Port Wentworth Language

Port Wentworth Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black5,8991,21120.53%
Other41528668.92%
Hispanic1,25528622.79%
White3,9191533.9%
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14.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.41%

Male Poverty Rate

16.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Port Wentworth

The race most likely to be in poverty in Port Wentworth is Other, with 68.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Port Wentworth is White, with 3.9% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 43.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.25%.

Port Wentworth Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.85%
Bachelors or Greater9.08%
Some College4.64%
High School3.08%
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Port Wentworth Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed15.74%
Male Employed6.73%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Port Wentworth Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Port Wentworth Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Port Wentworth Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.8%

Male Marriage Rate

44.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Port Wentworth Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Port Wentworth Marriage

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

Port Wentworth Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Port Wentworth Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

830

Number of Veterans

708

Male Veterans

122

Female Veterans

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Port Wentworth Veterans by War

count

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Port Wentworth Veterans by Age

count

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Port Wentworth Veterans by Race

Port Wentworth Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Port Wentworth Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

79.4%

Labor Force Participation

73.1%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Port Wentworth Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Port Wentworth Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Port Wentworth 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

51.34%

Born in Port Wentworth

94.06%

Native Born

5.94%

Foreign Born

4.58%

Non Citizen

1.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.06% of Port Wentworth residents were born in the United States, with 51.34% having been born in Georgia. 4.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Port Wentworth Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202916,3865773.65%
202815,8095773.79%
202715,2325773.94%
202614,6555774.1%
202514,0785774.27%
202413,5015774.46%
202312,9245774.67%
202212,3475774.9%
202111,7708577.85%
202010,9131,26213.08%
20199,6511,13513.33%
20188,516220.26%
20178,4945276.61%
20167,9673194.17%
20157,6485678.01%
20147,0815448.32%
20136,5374297.02%
20126,1083205.53%
20115,7883606.63%
20105,4282,15265.69%
20003,276-736-18.34%
19904,012651.65%
19803,947421.08%
19703,9052005.4%
19603,705
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Port Wentworth Population by Year