Waleska is a city located in Cherokee County Georgia. Waleska has a 2020 population of 967. Waleska is currently growing at a rate of 0.10% annually and its population has increased by 49.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 649 in 2010.
The average household income in Waleska is $70,023 with a poverty rate of 12.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,134 per month, and the median house value is $160,000. The median age in Waleska is 20.5 years, 21.2 years for males, and 19.9 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Waleskawas:
98.01% of Waleska residents speak only English, while 1.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.42% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Waleska is White, with 7.14% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Waleska is Multiple, with 39.53% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.74%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Waleska
96.76% of Waleska residents were born in the United States, with 75.14% having been born in Georgia. 3.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.