Walker County, Georgia Population 2022

Walker County, Georgia's estimated population is 70,715 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 in Georgia. The 2010 Population was 68,870 and has seen a growth of 2.68% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18406,5720.00%
185013,1096,53799.47%
186010,082-3,027-23.09%
18709,925-157-1.56%
188011,0561,13111.40%
189013,2822,22620.13%
190015,6612,37917.91%
191018,6923,03119.35%
192023,3704,67825.03%
193026,2062,83612.14%
194031,0244,81818.39%
195038,1987,17423.12%
196045,2647,06618.50%
197050,6915,42711.99%
198056,4705,77911.40%
199058,3401,8703.31%
201068,87010,53018.05%
201168,801-69-0.10%
201268,452-349-0.51%
201368,5941420.21%
201468,659650.09%
201568,537-122-0.18%
201668,455-82-0.12%
201768,9995440.79%
201869,4434440.64%
201969,7613180.46%
202070,0793180.46%
202170,3973180.45%
202270,7153180.45%
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Walker County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White63,78291.91%
Black or African American2,6693.85%
American Indian and Alaska Native1000.14%
Asian5600.81%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander90.01%
Some Other Race2440.35%
Two or More Races2,0342.93%
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Walker County, Georgia Population by Race

Walker County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2022

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Walker County, Georgia Median Age

41.7


Total

39.7


Male

43.4


Female

Walker County, Georgia Adults

There are 54,303 adults, (12,793 of whom are seniors) in Walker County, Georgia.

Walker County, Georgia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Walker County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

35,233

50.77%

Male

34,165

49.23%

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
Married85.5%14.5%
All73%27%
Non Family64.9%35.1%
Female54.1%45.9%
Male52%48%

73.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Walker County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All26,3062.5873
Married13,2803.1785.5
Male1,7693.0852
Female3,5503.1654.1
Non Family7,7071.1764.9

3.08

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

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Walker County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,5515.23%
9th to 12th Grade5,66311.61%
High School Graduate16,67034.18%
Some College10,55521.64%
Associates Degree3,9848.17%
Bachelors Degree5,76811.83%
Graduate Degree3,5787.34%
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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
Asian410383187
Other Race14312346
2+ Races681624207
Hispanic658607140
Native American903219
White45,12937,4248,555
Black1,9971,681321

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 93.41%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 45.61%.

Walker County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,248$38,987$29,430
Less Than 9th Grade$20,903$26,321$14,498
High School Graduate$30,639$34,755$24,464
Some College$33,051$36,981$29,139
Bachelors Degree$40,897$53,681$35,130
Graduate Degree$62,146$64,159$60,000

$33,248

Average Earnings

$38,987

Average Male

$29,430

Average Female

Walker County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Walker County, Georgia Language by Age

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Walker County, Georgia Language

97.49% of Walker County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 2.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.63% of the population.

Walker County, Georgia Language

Walker County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian55013424.36%
Black2,43550920.90%
White61,6439,29415.08%
OtherNaN%
Multiple1,94927614.16%
Hispanic1,56860.38%

15.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.03%

Male Poverty Rate

16.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Walker County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Walker County, Georgia is Asian, with 24.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Walker County, Georgia is Hispanic, with 0.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.97%.

Walker County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.15%
High School17.36%
Some College9.34%
Bachelors or Greater4.72%

Walker County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.14%
Male Unemployed13.08%
Female Employed8.62%
Female Unemployed44.95%

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$46,601$63,795
Families$59,482$74,136
Married Families$66,908$84,285
Non Families$24,354$35,681
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Income by Household Type

Walker County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.8%

Male Marriage Rate

50.2%

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 Over 65, 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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4,055

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War346
First Gulf War542
Vietnam1,744
Korea382
World War II72

Walker County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3495
35 to 54816
55 to 64884
65 to 74999
75+1,261

Walker County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,8557.66%
Black1566.90%
2+ Races444.81%
Hispanic373.55%

Walker County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Walker County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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11.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Walker County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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58.5%

Labor Force Participation

54.3%

Employment Rate

6.8%

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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49.27%

Born in Walker County, Georgia

98.78%

Native Born

1.22%

Foreign Born

0.63%

Non Citizen

0.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.78% of Walker County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 49.27% having been born in Georgia. 0.63% 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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