Walton County, Georgia Population 2020

Walton County, Georgia's estimated population is 97,697 with a growth rate of 2.19% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Walton County, Georgia is the 27th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202097,6972,0972.19%
201995,6002,0972.24%
201893,5032,0972.29%
201791,4061,5331.71%
201689,8731,5151.71%
201588,3588370.96%
201487,5211,4831.72%
201386,0381,0691.26%
201284,9693810.45%
201184,5886480.77%
201083,94045,354117.54%
199038,5867,37523.63%
198031,2117,80733.36%
197023,4042,92314.27%
196020,4812511.24%
195020,230-547-2.63%
194020,777-341-1.61%
193021,118-3,098-12.79%
192024,216-1,177-4.64%
191025,3934,45121.25%
190020,9423,47519.89%
189017,4671,84511.81%
188015,6224,58441.53%
187011,038-36-0.33%
186011,0742532.34%
185010,8216125.99%
184010,209-720-6.59%
183010,9296,737160.71%
18204,1920.00%
2020 Growth Rate
2.19%
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Founded
December 22, 1818
County Seat

Walton County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White70,38078.09%
Black or African American15,32717.01%
Some Other Race1,6981.88%
Two or More Races1,4681.63%
Asian1,0641.18%
American Indian and Alaska Native1780.20%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander170.02%

Walton County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Walton County, Georgia Median Age

38.7


Total

37.4


Male

39.8


Female

Walton County, Georgia Adults

There are 67,394 adults, (13,518 of whom are seniors) in Walton County, Georgia.

Walton County, Georgia Age Dependency

67.3

Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Walton County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

46,357

51.43%

Male

43,775

48.57%

Walton County, Georgia Households and Families

Walton County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Walton County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.1%14.9%
All73.3%26.7%
Non Family63.9%36.1%
Male57.8%42.2%
Female44%56%

73.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All31,1332.8773.3
Married18,2133.2485.1
Non Family6,9751.1963.9
Female4,0873.6744
Male1,8583.7157.8

3.26

Average Family Size

2.87

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Walton County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7672.96%
9th to 12th Grade5,8519.79%
High School Graduate22,58437.79%
Some College12,74521.33%
Associates Degree4,9318.25%
Bachelors Degree7,85013.14%
Graduate Degree4,0356.75%

Walton County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White47,19042,88910,059
Black8,9386,824994
Hispanic1,8691,015239
Other Race1,038352281
Asian652541204
Multiple Races526489112
Native American13811725
Islander1717

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 31.29%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,439$42,861$30,511
Less Than High School$27,028$32,949$19,175
High School Grad$31,621$37,539$26,351
Some College$38,232$50,556$27,014
Bachelors Degree$49,377$54,795$43,994
Graduate Degree$57,037$63,884$54,652

$37,439

Average Earnings

$42,861

Average Male

$30,511

Average Female

Walton County, Georgia Language

Walton County, Georgia Language by Age

Walton County, Georgia Language

94.39% of Walton County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 5.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.25% of the population.

Walton County, Georgia Poverty

Walton County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White66,8956,0929.11%
Black15,1854,32328.47%
Hispanic3,68946212.52%
Asian1,06427826.13%
Multiple1,46725217.18%
Other1,69124814.67%
Native1782111.80%

12.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.68%

Male Poverty Rate

15.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Walton County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Walton County, Georgia is Black, with 28.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Walton County, Georgia is White, with 9.11% 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 15.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.52%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.29%
High School11.75%
Some College7.64%
Bachelors or Greater3.50%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.03%
Male Unemployed31.25%
Female Employed8.08%
Male Employed3.51%

Walton County, Georgia Income

Walton County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$58,370$74,824
Families$68,438$83,990
Married Families$79,446$95,396
Non Families$30,346$38,438

Walton County, Georgia Marital Status

Walton County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.2%

Male Marriage Rate

52.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Walton County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Walton 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 45-54.

Walton County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Walton County, Georgia Veterans

5,042

Number of Veterans

4,779

Male Veterans

263

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,945
First Gulf War1,029
Second Gulf War630
Korea411
World War II105
Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,574
35 to 541,206
75+1,057
55 to 64812
18 to 34393
Name Veterans % of Total
White4,5098.40%
Black3863.61%
Indian9251.69%
Hispanic803.56%
2 or More558.74%

$Walton County, Georgia Veterans by Education

6.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Walton County, Georgia Employment Status

61.6%

Labor Force Participation

57.8%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Walton 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

67.98%

Born in Georgia

94.91%

Native Born

5.09%

Foreign Born

1.89%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.91% of Walton County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 67.98% having been born in Georgia. 1.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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