Watkinsville, Georgia Population 2024

4,309

Watkinsville is a city located in Oconee County Georgia. Watkinsville has a 2024 population of 4,309. It is also the county seat of Oconee County.Watkinsville is currently growing at a rate of 12.01% annually and its population has increased by 48.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,902 in 2020.

The average household income in Watkinsville is $103,481 with a poverty rate of 3.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Watkinsville is 34.1 years, 31.8 years for males, and 35.7 years for females.

Watkinsville Demographics

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

  • White: 86.62%
  • Two or more races: 7.77%
  • Black or African American: 3.24%
  • Asian: 2.37%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
3.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,319.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
48.48% (1,407)
The current population of Watkinsville, Georgia is 4,309 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,902.

Watkinsville, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,59786.62%
Two or more races2337.77%
Black or African American973.24%
Asian712.37%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Watkinsville Population by Race

Watkinsville Population Pyramid 2024

Watkinsville Median Age

34.1

Total

31.8

Male

35.7

Female

Watkinsville Adults

There are 2,246 adults, (340 of whom are seniors) in Watkinsville.

Watkinsville Age Dependency

57.3

Age Dependency Ratio

17.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Watkinsville Sex Ratio

Female1,68556.2%
Male1,31343.8%

Watkinsville Population by Age

Watkinsville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,0292.8377.222.8
Married5213.5891.68.4
Non Family3171.1372.927.1
Female1643.738.461.6
Male273.0485.214.8
showing: 5 rows

3.56

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

77.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Watkinsville 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

Watkinsville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Watkinsville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

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

Watkinsville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$56,622

Average Earnings

$67,788

Average Male

$48,661

Average Female

Watkinsville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Watkinsville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Watkinsville Language

92.06% of Watkinsville residents speak only English, while 7.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.31% of the population.

Watkinsville Language

Watkinsville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Multiple2295423.58%
White2,486291.17%
Black821012.2%
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3.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.01%

Male Poverty Rate

4.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Watkinsville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Watkinsville is Multiple, with 23.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Watkinsville is White, with 1.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 5.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.92%.

Watkinsville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School2.5%
Bachelors or Greater2.45%
Some College1.69%
Less Than 9th Grade
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Watkinsville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed62.96%
Male Unemployed6.56%
Male Employed1.56%
Female Employed0.52%
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Watkinsville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Watkinsville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Watkinsville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

41.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Watkinsville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Watkinsville 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.

Watkinsville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Watkinsville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

140

Number of Veterans

81

Male Veterans

59

Female Veterans

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Watkinsville Veterans by War

count

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Watkinsville Veterans by Age

count

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Watkinsville Veterans by Race

Watkinsville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Watkinsville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

72.5%

Labor Force Participation

68.5%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Watkinsville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Watkinsville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Watkinsville 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

62.14%

Born in Watkinsville

94.93%

Native Born

5.07%

Foreign Born

1.37%

Non Citizen

3.7%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.93% of Watkinsville residents were born in the United States, with 62.14% having been born in Georgia. 1.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Watkinsville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,6194627.5%
20286,1574628.11%
20275,6954628.83%
20265,2334629.68%
20254,77146210.72%
20244,30946212.01%
20233,84746213.65%
20223,38546215.81%
20212,923210.72%
20202,902-36-1.23%
20192,938
20182,938321.1%
20172,906421.47%
20162,86430.1%
20152,861110.39%
20142,850-42-1.45%
20132,89280.28%
20122,884-4-0.14%
20112,888371.3%
20102,851
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Watkinsville Population by Year