Watkinsville, Georgia Population 2021

2,934
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Watkinsville is a city located in Oconee County Georgia. It is also the county seat of Oconee County. With a 2020 population of 2,934, it is the 202nd largest city in Georgia and the 6316th largest city in the United States . Watkinsville is currently declining at a rate of -0.03% annually but its population has increased by 3.60% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,832 in 2010. Watkinsville reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 3 miles, Watkinsville has a population density of 899 people per square mile.

The average household income in Watkinsville is $87,038 with a poverty rate of 6.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,085 per month, and the median house value is $201,100. The median age in Watkinsville is 37 years, 33.2 years for males, and 38.8 years for females.

Watkinsville Demographics

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

  • White: 89.84%
  • Black or African American: 5.99%
  • Asian: 1.93%
  • Two or more races: 1.76%
  • Other race: 0.48%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Watkinsville, Georgia is 2,934 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,936.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,832.

Watkinsville, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,60989.84%
Black or African American1745.99%
Asian561.93%
Two or More Races511.76%
Some Other Race140.48%
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Watkinsville Population by Race

Watkinsville Population Pyramid $2021

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Watkinsville Median Age

37


Total

33.2


Male

38.8


Female

Watkinsville Adults

There are 2,177 adults, (345 of whom are seniors) in Watkinsville.

Watkinsville Age Dependency

58.5

Age Dependency Ratio

18.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Watkinsville Sex Ratio

Female

1,549

53.34%

Male

1,355

46.66%

Watkinsville Population by Age

Watkinsville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Watkinsville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female50.5%49.5%
Male61.4%38.6%
Non Family64.5%35.5%
All70.7%29.3%
Married83%17%

70.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Watkinsville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0422.6770.7
Married5053.3283
Non Family3011.1464.5
Female1923.3450.5
Male442.7761.4

3.22

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

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Watkinsville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade412.18%
9th to 12th Grade713.77%
High School Graduate32717.36%
Some College37720.01%
Associates Degree1598.44%
Bachelors Degree50927.02%
Graduate Degree40021.23%
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Watkinsville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Watkinsville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,6521,587822
Black1329828
Hispanic4128
Asian393939
2+ Races202020
Other Race5

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Watkinsville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,838$47,083$38,615
Less Than 9th Grade$11,607$$10,893
High School Graduate$23,125$22,308$23,750
Some College$33,854$38,857$30,139
Bachelors Degree$47,727$49,688$43,438
Graduate Degree$78,750$90,574$62,292

$41,838

Average Earnings

$47,083

Average Male

$38,615

Average Female

Watkinsville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Watkinsville Language by Age

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Watkinsville Language

92.28% of Watkinsville residents speak only English, while 7.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.08% of the population.

Watkinsville Language

Watkinsville Poverty by Race

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6.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.87%

Male Poverty Rate

5.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Watkinsville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Watkinsville is White, with 6.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Watkinsville is White, with 6.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.53%.

Watkinsville Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School8.37%
Less Than 9th Grade4.60%
Some College4.55%
Bachelors or Greater3.52%

Watkinsville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.56%
Female Employed3.78%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Watkinsville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Watkinsville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$72,500$87,038
Families$85,547$98,685
Married Families$92,063-
Non Families$48,021$54,962
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Income by Household Type

Watkinsville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.7%

Male Marriage Rate

41.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Watkinsville Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

Watkinsville Marital Status by Race

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Watkinsville Marital Status

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173

Number of Veterans

160

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War54
First Gulf War46
Vietnam45
Korea23
World War II

Watkinsville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3443
75+41
65 to 7439
35 to 5438
55 to 6412

Watkinsville Veterans by Age

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Watkinsville Veterans by Race

Watkinsville Veterans by Education

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2.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Watkinsville Veterans by Education

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66.4%

Labor Force Participation

65.3%

Employment Rate

1.6%

Unemployment Rate

Watkinsville Employment by Age

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Watkinsville Employment by Race

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Watkinsville 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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58.61%

Born in Watkinsville

92.22%

Native Born

7.78%

Foreign Born

3.34%

Non Citizen

4.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.22% of Watkinsville residents were born in the United States, with 58.61% having been born in Georgia. 3.34% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,934-1-0.03%
20202,935-1-0.03%
20192,936-1-0.03%
20182,937341.17%
20172,903391.36%
20162,86470.25%
20152,85780.28%
20142,849-42-1.45%
20132,89180.28%
20122,883-4-0.14%
20112,887381.33%
20102,8490.00%

Watkinsville Population by Year