Walker County, Georgia Population 2020

Walker County, Georgia's estimated population is 70,176 with a growth rate of 0.55% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Walker County, Georgia is the 34th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202070,1763830.55%
201969,7933830.55%
201869,4103830.55%
201769,0275750.84%
201668,452-100-0.15%
201568,552-126-0.18%
201468,678670.10%
201368,6111450.21%
201268,466-342-0.50%
201168,808-75-0.11%
201068,88310,54318.07%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
0.55%
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Founded
December 18, 1833
County Seat

Walker County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White63,38292.09%
Black or African American2,8174.09%
Two or More Races1,5132.20%
Asian5180.75%
Some Other Race4760.69%
American Indian and Alaska Native1090.16%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander90.01%

Walker County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Walker County, Georgia Median Age

41.4


Total

39.1


Male

43.5


Female

Walker County, Georgia Adults

There are 53,593 adults, (12,448 of whom are seniors) in Walker County, Georgia.

Walker County, Georgia Age Dependency

67.3

Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37

Child Dependency Ratio

Walker County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

34,742

50.48%

Male

34,082

49.52%

Walker County, Georgia Households and Families

Walker County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Walker County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.6%15.4%
All71.9%28.1%
Non Family61.7%38.3%
Female54.3%45.7%
Male54.3%45.7%

71.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All25,7092.6271.9
Married13,1783.1184.6
Non Family7,2611.1961.7
Female3,6073.4754.3
Male1,6633.1354.3

3.1

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Walker County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,6285.46%
9th to 12th Grade6,10312.67%
High School Graduate17,46136.25%
Some College10,26621.31%
Associates Degree4,0498.41%
Bachelors Degree5,07110.53%
Graduate Degree2,5915.38%

Walker County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White44,67536,5427,103
Black1,9501,637230
Hispanic69455399
Multiple Races54447480
Asian344263136
Other Race16810219
Native American626223

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 39.53%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,545$37,174$28,693
Less Than High School$23,915$28,838$15,565
High School Grad$28,948$33,298$22,277
Some College$32,003$35,972$29,664
Bachelors Degree$44,406$54,210$38,125
Graduate Degree$57,582$66,188$52,816

$32,545

Average Earnings

$37,174

Average Male

$28,693

Average Female

Walker County, Georgia Language

Walker County, Georgia Language by Age

Walker County, Georgia Language

97.67% of Walker County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 2.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.40% of the population.

Walker County, Georgia Poverty

Walker County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White61,40110,69817.42%
Black2,63949218.64%
Multiple1,47345130.62%
Hispanic1,42928319.80%
Asian51716131.14%
Native984646.94%
Other47620.42%

17.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.09%

Male Poverty Rate

18.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Walker County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Walker County, Georgia is Native, with 46.94% 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 3.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.50%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.77%
High School17.22%
Some College11.12%
Bachelors or Greater7.14%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.32%
Male Unemployed33.10%
Female Employed9.40%
Male Employed7.19%

Walker County, Georgia Income

Walker County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,650$59,070
Families$51,940$67,534
Married Families$62,220-
Non Families$23,056$34,930

Walker County, Georgia Marital Status

Walker County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.9%

Male Marriage Rate

48.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Walker County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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

Walker County, Georgia Veterans

4,208

Number of Veterans

3,983

Male Veterans

225

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,812
First Gulf War530
Korea422
Second Gulf War264
World War II122
Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,227
75+1,111
55 to 64974
35 to 54839
18 to 3457
Name Veterans % of Total
White3,9717.97%
Black1456.34%
Hispanic9210.37%
2 or More9213.12%

$Walker County, Georgia Veterans by Education

14.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Walker County, Georgia Employment Status

56.8%

Labor Force Participation

52.9%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Walker County, Georgia Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

49.35%

Born in Georgia

98.61%

Native Born

1.39%

Foreign Born

0.87%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.61% of Walker County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 49.35% having been born in Georgia. 0.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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