Wrightsville, Georgia Population 2024

3,886

Wrightsville is a city located in Johnson County Georgia. Wrightsville has a 2024 population of 3,886. It is also the county seat of Johnson County.Wrightsville is currently growing at a rate of 4.97% annually and its population has increased by 12.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,466 in 2020.

The average household income in Wrightsville is $46,353 with a poverty rate of 31.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wrightsville is 38.9 years, 37.5 years for males, and 44.2 years for females.

Wrightsville Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 50.82%
  • White: 43.76%
  • Two or more races: 3.54%
  • Other race: 1.33%
  • Asian: 0.55%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
3.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,102.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
12.12% (420)
The current population of Wrightsville, Georgia is 3,886 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,466.

Wrightsville, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American1,76450.82%
White1,51943.76%
Two or more races1233.54%
Other race461.33%
Asian190.55%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Wrightsville Population by Race

Wrightsville Population Pyramid 2024

Wrightsville Median Age

38.9

Total

37.5

Male

44.2

Female

Wrightsville Adults

There are 2,781 adults, (576 of whom are seniors) in Wrightsville.

Wrightsville Age Dependency

57.4

Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Wrightsville Sex Ratio

Female1,16933.68%
Male2,30266.32%

Wrightsville Population by Age

Wrightsville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,0502.2765.134.9
Non Family4931.0567.332.7
Female2004.573268
Married1812.6685.114.9
Male1762.6476.123.9
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3.14

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

65.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wrightsville 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

Wrightsville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wrightsville 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%.

Wrightsville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$30,771

Average Earnings

$33,431

Average Male

$23,194

Average Female

Wrightsville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wrightsville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wrightsville Language

94.71% of Wrightsville residents speak only English, while 5.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.7% of the population.

Wrightsville Language

Wrightsville Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1,20746338.36%
White1,06727425.68%
Multiple741722.97%
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31.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.63%

Male Poverty Rate

41.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wrightsville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wrightsville is Black, with 38.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wrightsville is Multiple, with 22.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 38.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 53%.

Wrightsville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.22%
High School28.04%
Some College11.87%
Bachelors or Greater
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Wrightsville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed62.07%
Female Employed24.76%
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Wrightsville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wrightsville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wrightsville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

19.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

18.8%

Male Marriage Rate

20.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Wrightsville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wrightsville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Wrightsville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wrightsville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

75

Number of Veterans

70

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

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Wrightsville Veterans by War

count

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Wrightsville Veterans by Age

count

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Wrightsville Veterans by Race

Wrightsville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wrightsville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

30%

Labor Force Participation

26.9%

Employment Rate

10.2%

Unemployment Rate

Wrightsville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wrightsville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wrightsville 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

79.63%

Born in Wrightsville

97.32%

Native Born

2.68%

Foreign Born

2.13%

Non Citizen

0.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.32% of Wrightsville residents were born in the United States, with 79.63% having been born in Georgia. 2.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wrightsville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,8061843.98%
20284,6221844.15%
20274,4381844.33%
20264,2541844.52%
20254,0701844.73%
20243,8861844.97%
20233,7021845.23%
20223,5181845.52%
20213,334-132-3.81%
20203,466-160-4.41%
20193,626-9-0.25%
20183,635-31-0.85%
20173,666160.44%
20163,650-11-0.3%
20153,661-34-0.92%
20143,695-32-0.86%
20133,727-24-0.64%
20123,751-3-0.08%
20113,754-3-0.08%
20103,757
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Wrightsville Population by Year