Whitemarsh Island, Georgia Population 2024

6,790

Whitemarsh Island is a city located in Chatham County Georgia. Whitemarsh Island has a 2024 population of 6,790. Whitemarsh Island is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -6.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,264 in 2020.

The average household income in Whitemarsh Island is $147,424 with a poverty rate of 5.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Whitemarsh Island is 36.3 years, 36.7 years for males, and 35.6 years for females.

Whitemarsh Island Demographics

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

  • White: 83.59%
  • Two or more races: 8.2%
  • Asian: 4.18%
  • Black or African American: 3.25%
  • Other race: 0.65%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.12%
  • Native American:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
5.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,174.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.53% (-474)
The current population of Whitemarsh Island, Georgia is 6,790 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,264.

Whitemarsh Island, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,67683.59%
Two or more races5578.2%
Asian2844.18%
Black or African American2213.25%
Other race440.65%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander80.12%
Native American
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Whitemarsh Island Population by Race

Whitemarsh Island Population Pyramid 2024

Whitemarsh Island Median Age

36.3

Total

36.7

Male

35.6

Female

Whitemarsh Island Adults

There are 5,052 adults, (994 of whom are seniors) in Whitemarsh Island.

Whitemarsh Island Age Dependency

67.3

Age Dependency Ratio

24.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Whitemarsh Island Sex Ratio

Female3,79055.82%
Male3,00044.18%

Whitemarsh Island Population by Age

Whitemarsh Island Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,7732.4570.429.6
Married1,5883.0172.527.5
Non Family9081.266535
Female2042.8576.523.5
Male733.857426
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2.99

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

70.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Whitemarsh Island 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

Whitemarsh Island Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Whitemarsh Island Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 62.7%.

Whitemarsh Island Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$65,229

Average Earnings

$77,079

Average Male

$50,636

Average Female

Whitemarsh Island Earnings by Educational Attainment

Whitemarsh Island Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Whitemarsh Island Language

90.73% of Whitemarsh Island residents speak only English, while 9.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.1% of the population.

Whitemarsh Island Language

Whitemarsh Island Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,2813065.79%
Black2215524.89%
Multiple55791.62%
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5.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.67%

Male Poverty Rate

7.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Whitemarsh Island

The race most likely to be in poverty in Whitemarsh Island is Black, with 24.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Whitemarsh Island is Multiple, with 1.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.87%.

Whitemarsh Island Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College12.8%
High School9.23%
Less Than 9th Grade6.37%
Bachelors or Greater2.29%
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Whitemarsh Island Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed83.87%
Male Unemployed33.33%
Female Employed0.73%
Male Employed0.56%
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Whitemarsh Island Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Whitemarsh Island Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Whitemarsh Island Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

60.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.5%

Male Marriage Rate

54.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Whitemarsh Island Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Whitemarsh Island 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.

Whitemarsh Island Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Whitemarsh Island Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

388

Number of Veterans

374

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

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Whitemarsh Island Veterans by War

count

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Whitemarsh Island Veterans by Age

count

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Whitemarsh Island Veterans by Race

Whitemarsh Island Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

7.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Whitemarsh Island Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.5%

Labor Force Participation

62.6%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Whitemarsh Island Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Whitemarsh Island Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Whitemarsh Island 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

48.35%

Born in Whitemarsh Island

93.65%

Native Born

6.35%

Foreign Born

2.16%

Non Citizen

4.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.65% of Whitemarsh Island residents were born in the United States, with 48.35% having been born in Georgia. 2.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Whitemarsh Island Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20246,790
20236,790
20226,790-210-3%
20217,000-264-3.63%
20207,2643715.38%
20196,893-165-2.34%
20187,0581622.35%
20176,896-26-0.38%
20166,922-280-3.89%
20157,202630.88%
20147,139-140-1.92%
20137,279-18-0.25%
20127,2971171.63%
20117,1803885.71%
20106,792
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Whitemarsh Island Population by Year