Port Wentworth, Georgia Population 2021

11,887
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Port Wentworth is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 11,887, it is the 87th largest city in Georgia and the 2741st largest city in the United States . Port Wentworth is currently growing at a rate of 10.43% annually and its population has increased by 121.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,359 in 2010. Port Wentworth reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 16 miles, Port Wentworth has a population density of 725 people per square mile.

The average household income in Port Wentworth is $93,804 with a poverty rate of 1.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,310 per month, and the median house value is $160,700. The median age in Port Wentworth is 30.9 years, 30.1 years for males, and 33.9 years for females.

Port Wentworth Demographics

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

  • White: 46.53%
  • Black or African American: 45.96%
  • Two or more races: 3.40%
  • Other race: 2.92%
  • Asian: 0.82%
  • Native American: 0.37%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Port Wentworth, Georgia is 11,887 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,641.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,359.

Port Wentworth, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,93846.53%
Black or African American3,89045.96%
Two or More Races2883.40%
Some Other Race2472.92%
Asian690.82%
American Indian and Alaska Native310.37%
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Port Wentworth Population by Race

Port Wentworth Population Pyramid $2021

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Port Wentworth Median Age

30.9


Total

30.1


Male

33.9


Female

Port Wentworth Adults

There are 6,019 adults, (1,032 of whom are seniors) in Port Wentworth.

Port Wentworth Age Dependency

69.7

Age Dependency Ratio

20.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49

Child Dependency Ratio

Port Wentworth Sex Ratio

Female

3,710

43.84%

Male

4,753

56.16%

Port Wentworth Population by Age

Port Wentworth Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Port Wentworth Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family50.6%49.4%
Female57.4%42.6%
All60.5%39.5%
Married67.7%32.3%
Male69.3%30.7%

60.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Port Wentworth Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,2582.5860.5
Married1,4693.3767.7
Non Family1,1671.0350.6
Female3783.7257.4
Male2443.4669.3

3.13

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

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Port Wentworth Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1943.68%
9th to 12th Grade741.40%
High School Graduate1,61630.65%
Some College1,14421.70%
Associates Degree3286.22%
Bachelors Degree1,15821.97%
Graduate Degree75814.38%
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Port Wentworth Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Port Wentworth Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black2,5292,516922
White2,2121,999848
Hispanic30127216
2+ Races16815584
Other Race137137
Asian696931
Native American313131

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 100.00%.

Port Wentworth Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,665$50,271$40,629
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$38,914$75,599$30,825
Some College$46,250$49,116$40,734
Bachelors Degree$40,483$34,911$41,019
Graduate Degree$51,138$51,300$49,613

$42,665

Average Earnings

$50,271

Average Male

$40,629

Average Female

Port Wentworth Earnings by Educational Attainment

Port Wentworth Language by Age

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Port Wentworth Language

93.60% of Port Wentworth residents speak only English, while 6.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.45% of the population.

Port Wentworth Language

Port Wentworth Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,547712.00%
Black3,870511.32%

1.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.50%

Male Poverty Rate

1.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Port Wentworth

The race most likely to be in poverty in Port Wentworth is White, with 2.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Port Wentworth is Black, with 1.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.00%.

Port Wentworth Poverty

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Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater2.66%
Some College0.00%
High School0.00%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Port Wentworth Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Port Wentworth Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Port Wentworth Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$79,327$93,804
Families$81,585$90,497
Married Families$89,900-
Non Families$44,896$87,636
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Income by Household Type

Port Wentworth Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.6%

Male Marriage Rate

54.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Port Wentworth Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Port Wentworth Marital Status

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591

Number of Veterans

517

Male Veterans

74

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam226
Second Gulf War87
Korea62
First Gulf War24
World War II

Port Wentworth Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74196
55 to 64188
75+92
18 to 3463
35 to 5452

Port Wentworth Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White36813.10%
Black1666.16%
2+ Races5733.93%
Hispanic228.84%

Port Wentworth Veterans by Race

Port Wentworth Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Port Wentworth Veterans by Education

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74.4%

Labor Force Participation

67.6%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Port Wentworth Employment by Age

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Port Wentworth Employment by Race

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Port Wentworth Employment by Education

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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61.80%

Born in Port Wentworth

97.39%

Native Born

2.61%

Foreign Born

0.37%

Non Citizen

2.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.39% of Port Wentworth residents were born in the United States, with 61.80% having been born in Georgia. 0.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Port Wentworth Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202111,8871,12310.43%
202010,7641,12311.65%
20199,6411,12313.18%
20188,518230.27%
20178,4955306.65%
20167,9653164.13%
20157,6495678.01%
20147,0825428.29%
20136,5404297.02%
20126,1113225.56%
20115,7893616.65%
20105,4282,1525.18%
20003,276-736-2.01%
19904,012650.16%
19803,947420.11%
19703,9052000.53%
19603,7050.00%

Port Wentworth Population by Year