Walker County, Georgia Population 2024

69,935

Walker County, Georgia's estimated 2024 population is 69,935 with a growth rate of 0.73% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Walker County, Georgia is the 38th largest county in Georgia. The 2010 population was 68,876 and has seen a growth of 1.54% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202972,4855100.71%
202871,9755100.71%
202771,4655100.72%
202670,9555100.72%
202570,4455100.73%
202469,9355100.73%
202369,4255100.74%
202268,9155100.75%
202168,4056630.98%
202067,742-2,027-2.91%
201969,7692620.38%
201869,5074200.61%
201769,0875780.84%
201668,509-95-0.14%
201568,604-110-0.16%
201468,714710.1%
201368,6431560.23%
201268,487-338-0.49%
201168,825-51-0.07%
201068,876
199058,3401,8703.31%
198056,4705,77911.4%
197050,6915,42711.99%
196045,2647,06618.5%
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%
188011,0561,13111.4%
18709,925-157-1.56%
186010,082-3,027-23.09%
185013,1096,53799.47%
18406,572-65,913-90.93%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.73% (510)
County Website
Walker County
State
Georgia
County Seat
2010 Population
68,876
Area
446 mi²
Density
157 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
1.54% (1,059)
Founded
December 18, 1833

Walker County, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White62,08991.22%
Black or African American2,7113.98%
Two or more races2,3953.52%
Asian3780.56%
Other race3430.5%
Native American1440.21%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander50.01%
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Walker County, Georgia Population by Race

Walker County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2024

Walker County, Georgia Median Age

42

Total

40.4

Male

43.6

Female

Walker County, Georgia Adults

There are 53,513 adults, (12,766 of whom are seniors) in Walker County, Georgia.

Walker County, Georgia Age Dependency

67

Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Walker County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female34,15350.18%
Male33,91249.82%

Walker County, Georgia Population by Age

Walker County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All26,0872.5574.325.7
Married12,6213.1486.213.8
Non Family8,0721.1664.935.1
Female3,9093.325743
Male1,4852.9870.129.9
showing: 5 rows

3.1

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

74.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Walker County, Georgia 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

Walker County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Walker County, Georgia 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 70.26%.

Walker County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,214

Average Earnings

$45,658

Average Male

$33,641

Average Female

Walker County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Walker County, Georgia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Walker County, Georgia Language

97.71% of Walker County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 2.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.75% of the population.

Walker County, Georgia Language

Walker County, Georgia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White59,9898,02113.37%
Black2,38655323.18%
Multiple2,33127411.75%
Hispanic1,72725714.88%
Asian3665314.48%
Native1043028.85%
Other299103.34%
showing: 7 rows

13.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.8%

Male Poverty Rate

14.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Walker County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Walker County, Georgia is Native, with 28.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Walker County, Georgia is Other, with 3.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.48%.

Walker County, Georgia Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.97%
High School16.68%
Some College9.13%
Bachelors or Greater3.16%
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Walker County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed46.28%
Male Unemployed15.49%
Female Employed7.6%
Male Employed6.33%
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Walker County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Walker County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Walker County, Georgia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.2%

Male Marriage Rate

48.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Walker County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Walker County, Georgia 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.

Walker County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Walker County, Georgia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

3,689

Number of Veterans

3,508

Male Veterans

181

Female Veterans

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Walker County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Walker County, Georgia Veterans by Age

count

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Walker County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Walker County, Georgia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Walker County, Georgia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.8%

Labor Force Participation

55.5%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Walker County, Georgia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Walker County, Georgia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Walker County, Georgia 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

44.55%

Born in Walker County, Georgia

98.88%

Native Born

1.12%

Foreign Born

0.55%

Non Citizen

0.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.88% of Walker County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 44.55% having been born in Georgia. 0.55% 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

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