Whigham, Georgia Population 2024

399

Whigham is a city located in Grady County Georgia. Whigham has a 2024 population of 399. Whigham is currently growing at a rate of 2.31% annually but its population has decreased by -5.9% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 424 in 2020.

The average household income in Whigham is $81,249 with a poverty rate of 7.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Whigham is 43.3 years, 38.7 years for males, and 50.1 years for females.

Whigham Demographics

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

  • White: 76.01%
  • Black or African American: 19.97%
  • Other race: 2.58%
  • Two or more races: 1.45%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
1.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
340.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.9% (-25)
The current population of Whigham, Georgia is 399 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 424.

Whigham, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White47276.01%
Black or African American12419.97%
Other race162.58%
Two or more races91.45%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Whigham Population by Race

Whigham Population Pyramid 2024

Whigham Median Age

43.3

Total

38.7

Male

50.1

Female

Whigham Adults

There are 533 adults, (182 of whom are seniors) in Whigham.

Whigham Age Dependency

76.9

Age Dependency Ratio

51.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Whigham Sex Ratio

Female29046.7%
Male33153.3%

Whigham Population by Age

Whigham Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2202.4969.130.9
Married903.4478.921.1
Non Family811.3869.130.9
Male342.7461.838.2
Female152.226.773.3
showing: 5 rows

3.08

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

69.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Whigham 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

Whigham Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Whigham Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.88%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 33.33%.

Whigham Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,250

Average Earnings

$40,764

Average Male

$47,625

Average Female

Whigham Earnings by Educational Attainment

Whigham Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Whigham Language

94.82% of Whigham residents speak only English, while 5.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.01% of the population.

Whigham Language

Whigham Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White426337.75%
Hispanic27622.22%
showing: 2 rows

7.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.09%

Male Poverty Rate

4.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Whigham

The race most likely to be in poverty in Whigham is Hispanic, with 22.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Whigham is White, with 7.75% 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 31.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.29%.

Whigham Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School12.5%
Some College5.26%
Less Than 9th Grade
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Whigham Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed40%
Male Employed8.39%
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Whigham Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Whigham Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Whigham Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

37.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.0%

Male Marriage Rate

42.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Whigham Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Whigham Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Whigham Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Whigham Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

56

Number of Veterans

52

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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Whigham Veterans by War

count

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Whigham Veterans by Age

count

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Whigham Veterans by Race

Whigham Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Whigham Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52.5%

Labor Force Participation

49.7%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Whigham Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Whigham Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Whigham 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

73.91%

Born in Whigham

97.1%

Native Born

2.9%

Foreign Born

0.81%

Non Citizen

2.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.1% of Whigham residents were born in the United States, with 73.91% having been born in Georgia. 0.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Whigham Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202944492.07%
202843592.11%
202742692.16%
202641792.21%
202540892.26%
202439992.31%
202339092.36%
202238192.42%
2021372-52-12.26%
2020424-40-8.62%
2019464-74-13.75%
20185386914.71%
2017469-1-0.21%
2016470
2015470-1-0.21%
2014471143.06%
2013457-17-3.59%
201247420.42%
201147210.21%
2010471
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Whigham Population by Year