Walker County, Georgia Population 2021

Walker County, Georgia's estimated population is 70,397 with a growth rate of 0.45% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Walker County, Georgia is the 36th largest county inGeorgia. The 2010 Population was 68,870 and has seen a growth of 2.22% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202170,3973180.45%
202070,0793180.46%
201969,7613180.46%
201869,4434440.64%
201768,9995440.79%
201668,455-82-0.12%
201568,537-122-0.18%
201468,659650.09%
201368,5941420.21%
201268,452-349-0.51%
201168,801-69-0.10%
201068,87010,53018.05%
199058,3401,8703.31%
198056,4705,77911.40%
197050,6915,42711.99%
196045,2647,06618.50%
195038,1987,17423.12%
194031,0244,81818.39%
193026,2062,83612.14%
192023,3704,67825.03%
191018,6923,03119.35%
190015,6612,37917.91%
189013,2822,22620.13%
188011,0561,13111.40%
18709,925-157-1.56%
186010,082-3,027-23.09%
185013,1096,53799.47%
18406,5720.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.45% (318)
County Website
State
Founded
December 18, 1833
County Seat
2010 Population
68,870
Growth Since 2010
2.22% (1,527)
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Walker County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White63,51992.00%
Black or African American2,8404.11%
Two or More Races1,4932.16%
Asian5650.82%
Some Other Race4950.72%
American Indian and Alaska Native1180.17%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander90.01%
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Walker County, Georgia Population by Race

Walker County, Georgia Population Pyramid $2021

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Walker County, Georgia Median Age

41.4


Total

39.1


Male

43.6


Female

Walker County, Georgia Adults

There are 53,910 adults, (12,639 of whom are seniors) in Walker County, Georgia.

Walker County, Georgia Age Dependency

67.3

Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Walker County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

34,829

50.45%

Male

34,210

49.55%

Walker County, Georgia Population by Age

Walker County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Walker County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male49.8%50.2%
Female51.3%48.7%
Non Family62.5%37.5%
All71.8%28.2%
Married85.1%14.9%

71.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Walker County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All25,9752.671.8
Married13,3283.1185.1
Non Family7,5611.1962.5
Female3,3413.4951.3
Male1,7453.1349.8

3.1

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

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Walker County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,4675.08%
9th to 12th Grade6,28212.94%
High School Graduate17,10535.23%
Some College10,61221.86%
Associates Degree4,0108.26%
Bachelors Degree5,21010.73%
Graduate Degree2,8605.89%
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Walker County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Walker County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White44,87736,7847,408
Black2,1011,685269
Hispanic670547100
2+ Races496419104
Asian367329177
Other Race18811619
Native American11410431

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 91.23%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 48.23%.

Walker County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,966$38,090$30,158
Less Than 9th Grade$26,179$30,492$16,630
High School Graduate$30,828$37,760$23,560
Some College$31,923$35,325$30,270
Bachelors Degree$43,438$53,059$38,750
Graduate Degree$59,508$70,469$53,506

$32,966

Average Earnings

$38,090

Average Male

$30,158

Average Female

Walker County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Walker County, Georgia Language by Age

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Walker County, Georgia Language

97.72% of Walker County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 2.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.38% of the population.

Walker County, Georgia Language

Walker County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White61,4659,56115.56%
Black2,67759322.15%
Multiple1,45547632.71%
Hispanic1,49727418.30%
Asian55713724.60%
Native996161.62%
Other47920.42%

16.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.89%

Male Poverty Rate

17.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Walker County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Walker County, Georgia is Native, with 61.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Walker County, Georgia is Other, with 0.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.10%.

Walker County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.67%
High School17.08%
Some College9.47%
Bachelors or Greater5.51%

Walker County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed33.49%
Male Unemployed21.85%
Female Employed8.53%
Male Employed6.34%

Walker County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Walker County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,157$61,409
Families$57,466$70,580
Married Families$64,464$78,463
Non Families$24,022$35,844
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Income by Household Type

Walker County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.7%

Male Marriage Rate

49.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Walker County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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Walker County, Georgia 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 55-64.

Walker County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

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Walker County, Georgia Marital Status

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4,315

Number of Veterans

4,093

Male Veterans

222

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,752
First Gulf War489
Second Gulf War403
Korea350
World War II111

Walker County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,223
75+1,091
55 to 641,084
35 to 54823
18 to 3494

Walker County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,9877.96%
Black2169.35%
2+ Races11216.18%
Hispanic373.87%

Walker County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Walker County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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12.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Walker County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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57.2%

Labor Force Participation

53.6%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Walker County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Walker County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Walker County, Georgia 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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48.98%

Born in Walker County, Georgia

98.55%

Native Born

1.45%

Foreign Born

0.84%

Non Citizen

0.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.55% of Walker County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 48.98% having been born in Georgia. 0.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Walker County, Georgia Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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