Waleska, Georgia Population 2024

948

Waleska is a city located in Cherokee County Georgia. Waleska has a 2024 population of 948. Waleska is currently growing at a rate of 0.85% annually and its population has increased by 2.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 923 in 2020.

The average household income in Waleska is $73,005 with a poverty rate of 3.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Waleska is 21.1 years, 21.4 years for males, and 20.8 years for females.

Waleska Demographics

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

  • White: 72.64%
  • Black or African American: 14.79%
  • Two or more races: 6.28%
  • Asian: 3.66%
  • Native American: 1.7%
  • Other race: 0.92%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
1.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
600.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.71% (25)
The current population of Waleska, Georgia is 948 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 923.

Waleska, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White55572.64%
Black or African American11314.79%
Two or more races486.28%
Asian283.66%
Native American131.7%
Other race70.92%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Waleska Population by Race

Waleska Population Pyramid 2024

Waleska Median Age

21.1

Total

21.4

Male

20.8

Female

Waleska Adults

There are 689 adults, (67 of whom are seniors) in Waleska.

Waleska Age Dependency

22.8

Age Dependency Ratio

10.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

12.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Waleska Sex Ratio

Female45859.95%
Male30640.05%

Waleska Population by Age

Waleska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1361.9647.852.2
Non Family491.0673.526.5
Married433.0555.844.2
Female391.8710.389.7
Male52.22080
showing: 5 rows

2.46

Average Family Size

1.96

Average Household Size

47.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Waleska 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

Waleska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Waleska Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

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

Waleska Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$31,750

Average Earnings

$51,250

Average Male

$

Average Female

Waleska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Waleska Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Waleska Language

85.64% of Waleska residents speak only English, while 14.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.64% of the population.

Waleska Language

Waleska Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White24652.03%
Multiple6466.67%
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3.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.62%

Male Poverty Rate

2.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Waleska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Waleska is Multiple, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Waleska is White, with 2.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.82%. Among those working part-time, it was , and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.59%.

Waleska Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade46.15%
High School5.56%
Some College1.15%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Waleska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed2.82%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Waleska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Waleska Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Waleska Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

12.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

15.1%

Male Marriage Rate

11.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Waleska Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Waleska 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.

Waleska Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Waleska Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

18

Number of Veterans

18

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Waleska Veterans by War

count

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Waleska Veterans by Age

count

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Waleska Veterans by Race

Waleska Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

11.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Waleska Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.6%

Labor Force Participation

44.6%

Employment Rate

13.6%

Unemployment Rate

Waleska Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Waleska Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Waleska 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

70.68%

Born in Waleska

90.71%

Native Born

9.29%

Foreign Born

6.94%

Non Citizen

2.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.71% of Waleska residents were born in the United States, with 70.68% having been born in Georgia. 6.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Waleska Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202998880.82%
202898080.82%
202797280.83%
202696480.84%
202595680.84%
202494880.85%
202394080.86%
202293280.87%
202192410.11%
2020923-42-4.35%
201996510.1%
2018964738.19%
2017891121.37%
2016879-1-0.11%
201588070.8%
201487317525.07%
2013698202.95%
2012678223.35%
201165671.08%
2010649
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Waleska Population by Year