Walton County, Georgia Population 2022

Walton County, Georgia's estimated population is 98,766 with a growth rate of 1.43% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Walton County, Georgia is the 28th largest county in Georgia. The 2010 Population was 83,992 and has seen a growth of 17.59% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18204,1920.00%
183010,9296,737160.71%
184010,209-720-6.59%
185010,8216125.99%
186011,0742532.34%
187011,038-36-0.33%
188015,6224,58441.53%
189017,4671,84511.81%
190020,9423,47519.89%
191025,3934,45121.25%
192024,216-1,177-4.64%
193021,118-3,098-12.79%
194020,777-341-1.61%
195020,230-547-2.63%
196020,4812511.24%
197023,4042,92314.27%
198031,2117,80733.36%
199038,5867,37523.63%
201083,99245,406117.67%
201184,6306380.76%
201284,9753450.41%
201386,0411,0661.25%
201487,5261,4851.73%
201588,3338070.92%
201689,7861,4531.64%
201791,2961,5101.68%
201893,2021,9062.09%
201994,5931,3911.49%
202095,9841,3911.47%
202197,3751,3911.45%
202298,7661,3911.43%
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Walton County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White71,68976.85%
Black or African American16,92018.14%
American Indian and Alaska Native680.07%
Asian1,5271.64%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander160.02%
Some Other Race1,4541.56%
Two or More Races1,6101.73%
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Walton County, Georgia Population by Race

Walton County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2022

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Walton County, Georgia Median Age

39.1


Total

37.8


Male

40.1


Female

Walton County, Georgia Adults

There are 70,355 adults, (14,593 of whom are seniors) in Walton County, Georgia.

Walton County, Georgia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Walton County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

48,003

51.46%

Male

45,281

48.54%

Walton County, Georgia Population by Age

Walton County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Walton County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.9%12.1%
All76.1%23.9%
Non Family69.1%30.9%
Female51.1%48.9%
Male50%50%

76.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Walton County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All32,0942.8876.1
Married18,0533.3587.9
Male1,7573.2350
Female4,4913.651.1
Non Family7,7931.3169.1

3.3

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

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Walton County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7972.87%
9th to 12th Grade6,1839.89%
High School Graduate21,85134.95%
Some College13,81522.10%
Associates Degree4,8027.68%
Bachelors Degree8,75214.00%
Graduate Degree5,3178.50%
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Walton County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Walton County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American342020
Asian884748376
White48,37043,75211,785
2+ Races681633121
Other Race772277120
Black10,2207,8411,432
Hispanic2,2101,534227
Islander1616

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 native american people with a rate of 58.82%.

Walton County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,133$45,041$32,473
Less Than 9th Grade$28,450$31,283$22,250
High School Graduate$33,055$40,090$26,967
Some College$40,827$49,726$30,548
Bachelors Degree$52,212$71,510$44,034
Graduate Degree$59,382$70,938$56,099

$39,133

Average Earnings

$45,041

Average Male

$32,473

Average Female

Walton County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Walton County, Georgia Language by Age

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Walton County, Georgia Language

94.36% of Walton County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 5.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.20% of the population.

Walton County, Georgia Language

Walton County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black16,6884,92229.49%
Multiple1,57634221.70%
Native681420.59%
Asian1,52723315.26%
White68,0085,2747.75%
Other206NaN%
Hispanic4,23757413.55%

12.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.09%

Male Poverty Rate

14.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Walton County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Walton County, Georgia is Black, with 29.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Walton County, Georgia is Hispanic, with 13.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.57%.

Walton County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.23%
High School11.05%
Some College8.42%
Bachelors or Greater4.15%

Walton County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.19%
Male Unemployed17.63%
Female Employed7.56%
Female Unemployed41.62%

Walton County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Walton County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$65,491$80,937
Families$75,665$90,590
Married Families$89,490$103,387
Non Families$34,010$45,251
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Income by Household Type

Walton County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.4%

Male Marriage Rate

51.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Walton County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Walton County, Georgia Marital Status

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5,059

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,132
First Gulf War1,264
Vietnam1,793
Korea320
World War II112

Walton County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34433
35 to 541,523
55 to 64618
65 to 741,177
75+1,308

Walton County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,3307.83%
Black6305.24%
Asian323.06%
Other Race161.50%
2+ Races516.27%
Hispanic983.74%

Walton County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Walton County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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5.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Walton County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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62.7%

Labor Force Participation

59.7%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Walton County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Walton County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Walton 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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67.75%

Born in Walton County, Georgia

94.77%

Native Born

5.23%

Foreign Born

2.06%

Non Citizen

3.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.77% of Walton County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 67.75% having been born in Georgia. 2.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Walton 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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