Waleska, Georgia Population 2022

967
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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.

Waleska Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Waleskawas:

  • White: 56.89%
  • Black or African American: 27.03%
  • Two or more races: 14.73%
  • Asian: 1.35%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Waleska, Georgia is 967 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 967.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 649.

Waleska, Georgia Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White42156.89%
Black or African American20027.03%
Two or More Races10914.73%
Asian101.35%
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Waleska Population by Race

Waleska Population Pyramid $2022

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Waleska Median Age

20.5


Total

21.2


Male

19.9


Female

Waleska Adults

There are 654 adults, (58 of whom are seniors) in Waleska.

Waleska Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

9.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

14.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Waleska Sex Ratio

Female

417

56.35%

Male

323

43.65%

Waleska Population by Age

Waleska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Waleska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male0%100%
Female45.5%54.5%
All51.1%48.9%
Married51.9%48.1%
Non Family59.3%40.7%

51.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Waleska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All942.7251.1
Married523.5251.9
Non Family271.1959.3
Female112.3645.5
Male43.750

3.06

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

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Waleska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade106.25%
9th to 12th Grade74.38%
High School Graduate5433.75%
Some College4830.00%
Associates Degree116.88%
Bachelors Degree1911.88%
Graduate Degree116.88%
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Waleska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Waleska Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.71%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.71%.

Waleska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,333$41,250$35,500
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$40,500$41,125$
Some College$35,000$56,250$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$38,333

Average Earnings

$41,250

Average Male

$35,500

Average Female

Waleska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Waleska Language by Age

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Waleska Language

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.

Waleska Language

Waleska Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple431739.53%
White196147.14%
OtherNaN%

12.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.47%

Male Poverty Rate

15.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Waleska

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%.

Waleska Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade47.06%
Some College11.86%
High School11.11%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Waleska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed8.51%
Male Employed3.85%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Waleska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Waleska Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,417$70,023
Families$61,458$69,093
Married Families$66,250-
Non Families-$71,330
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Income by Household Type

Waleska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

16.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

16.6%

Male Marriage Rate

16.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Waleska Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

Waleska Marital Status by Race

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Waleska Marital Status

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Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam10
First Gulf War2
World War II1
Korea
Second Gulf War

Waleska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7410
75+2
35 to 542
55 to 64
18 to 34

Waleska Veterans by Age

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Waleska Veterans by Race

Waleska Veterans by Education

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7.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Waleska Veterans by Education

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45.6%

Labor Force Participation

34.5%

Employment Rate

24.3%

Unemployment Rate

Waleska Employment by Age

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Waleska Employment by Race

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Waleska 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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75.14%

Born in Waleska

96.76%

Native Born

3.24%

Foreign Born

3.24%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Waleska Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202296710.10%
202196610.10%
202096510.10%
201996410.10%
2018963728.08%
2017891121.37%
2016879-1-0.11%
201588070.80%
201487317525.07%
2013698202.95%
2012678223.35%
201165671.08%
20106490.00%

Waleska Population by Year