Waleska, Georgia Population 2020

987

Waleska is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 987, it is the 307th largest city in Georgia and the 10358th largest city in the United States. Waleska is currently growing at a rate of 1.23% annually and its population has increased by 53.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 644 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Waleska has a population density of 625 people per square mile.

The average household income in Waleska is $58,709 with a poverty rate of 10.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,188 per month, and the median house value is $150,000. The median age in Waleska is 20.2 years, 20.3 years for males, and 20.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 75.6 males.

Waleska Demographics

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

  • White: 57.08%
  • Black or African American: 24.35%
  • Two or more races: 14.44%
  • Native American: 2.75%
  • Asian: 1.38%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Waleska, Georgia is 987, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 963.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 644.

Waleska, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White41557.08%
Black or African American17724.35%
Two or More Races10514.44%
American Indian and Alaska Native202.75%
Asian101.38%

Waleska Population Pyramid 2020

Waleska Median Age

20.2


Total

20.3


Male

20.1


Female

Waleska Adults

There are 637 adults, (54 of whom are seniors) in Waleska.

Waleska Age Dependency

24.7

Age Dependency Ratio

9.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

15.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Waleska Sex Ratio

Female

414

56.95%

Male

313

43.05%

Waleska Households and Families

Waleska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Waleska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family91.7%8.3%
All56.5%43.5%
Female55.6%44.4%
Married42.9%57.1%
Male0%100%

56.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All852.8856.5
Married493.8642.9
Non Family24091.7
Female92.3355.6
Male33.670

3.33

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

0%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Waleska Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade74.86%
9th to 12th Grade85.56%
High School Graduate4631.94%
Some College4631.94%
Associates Degree106.94%
Bachelors Degree1913.19%
Graduate Degree85.56%

Waleska Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12911424
Multiple Races15153

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 20.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,268$41,625$37,500
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$41,500$41,375$
Some College$35,000$57,813$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$40,268

Average Earnings

$41,625

Average Male

$37,500

Average Female

Waleska Language

Waleska Language by Age

Waleska Language

96.68% of Waleska residents speak only English, while 3.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.88% of the population.

Waleska Poverty

Waleska Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White185137.03%
Multiple441022.73%

10.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.02%

Male Poverty Rate

12.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Waleska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Waleska is Multiple, with 22.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Waleska is White, with 7.03% 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 21.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.21%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.67%
Some College17.86%
High School6.52%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed33.33%
Male Employed4.26%
Female Employed2.38%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Waleska Income

Waleska Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,750$58,709
Families$60,938$64,484
Married Families$65,625-
Non Families$36,250$42,925

Waleska Marital Status

Waleska Marital Status

Marriage Rates

16.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

18.2%

Male Marriage Rate

14.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Waleska Married by Age and Sex

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

Waleska Veterans

10

Number of Veterans

10

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam5
World War II1
First Gulf War1
Korea
Second Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
65 to 745
35 to 543
75+2
55 to 64
18 to 34

$Waleska Veterans by Education

10.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Waleska Employment Status

42.9%

Labor Force Participation

32.3%

Employment Rate

24.8%

Unemployment Rate

Waleska Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

74.00%

Born in Georgia

96.42%

Native Born

3.58%

Foreign Born

3.58%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.42% of Waleska residents were born in the United States, with 74.00% having been born in Georgia. 3.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020987121.23%
2019975121.25%
2018963728.08%
2017891121.37%
2016879-1-0.11%
201588070.80%
201487317525.07%
2013698213.10%
2012677223.36%
201165550.77%
20106500.00%