Walton County, Georgia Population 2024

109,579

Walton County, Georgia's estimated 2024 population is 109,579 with a growth rate of 3.06% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Walton County, Georgia is the 25th largest county in Georgia. The 2010 population was 83,997 and has seen a growth of 30.46% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029125,8643,2572.66%
2028122,6073,2572.73%
2027119,3503,2572.81%
2026116,0933,2572.89%
2025112,8363,2572.97%
2024109,5793,2573.06%
2023106,3223,2573.16%
2022103,0653,2573.26%
202199,8082,6552.73%
202097,1532,3352.46%
201994,8181,3681.46%
201893,4502,0612.26%
201791,3891,5031.67%
201689,8861,5131.71%
201588,3738160.93%
201487,5571,4891.73%
201386,0681,0701.26%
201284,9983510.41%
201184,6476500.77%
201083,997
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%
18204,192-121,672-96.67%
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2024 Growth Rate
3.06% (3,257)
County Website
Walton County
State
Georgia
County Seat
2010 Population
83,997
Area
326 mi²
Density
336 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
30.46% (25,582)
Founded
December 22, 1818

Walton County, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White72,37174.04%
Black or African American18,92019.36%
Two or more races2,7772.84%
Other race2,0812.13%
Asian1,4301.46%
Native American1520.16%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander210.02%
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Walton County, Georgia Population by Race

Walton County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2024

Walton County, Georgia Median Age

39.4

Total

38.1

Male

40.4

Female

Walton County, Georgia Adults

There are 74,198 adults, (15,545 of whom are seniors) in Walton County, Georgia.

Walton County, Georgia Age Dependency

66.7

Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Walton County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female49,97551.12%
Male47,77748.88%

Walton County, Georgia Population by Age

Walton County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All34,0702.8477.522.5
Married19,4183.3390.49.6
Non Family8,3581.2866.733.3
Female4,5683.6351.948.1
Male1,7262.8252.847.2
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3.25

Average Family Size

2.84

Average Household Size

77.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Walton 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

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

Walton 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 islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 36.28%.

Walton County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$46,353

Average Earnings

$53,532

Average Male

$40,561

Average Female

Walton County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Walton County, Georgia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Walton County, Georgia Language

93.81% of Walton County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 6.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.78% of the population.

Walton County, Georgia Language

Walton County, Georgia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White68,8175,9258.61%
Black18,6165,33828.67%
Hispanic5,1741,00119.35%
Other2,05441220.06%
Multiple2,7472489.03%
Asian1,4301419.86%
Native152127.89%
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13.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.26%

Male Poverty Rate

14.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Walton County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Walton County, Georgia is Black, with 28.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Walton County, Georgia is Native, with 7.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.47%.

Walton County, Georgia Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.88%
High School12.29%
Some College7.8%
Bachelors or Greater3.71%
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Walton County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed27.09%
Male Unemployed25%
Female Employed7.54%
Male Employed6.49%
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Walton County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Walton County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Walton County, Georgia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.9%

Male Marriage Rate

51.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Walton County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Walton County, Georgia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

5,556

Number of Veterans

4,990

Male Veterans

566

Female Veterans

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Walton County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Walton County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Walton County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Walton County, Georgia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Walton County, Georgia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.4%

Labor Force Participation

60.1%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Walton County, Georgia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Walton County, Georgia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Walton 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

64.82%

Born in Walton County, Georgia

94.44%

Native Born

5.56%

Foreign Born

1.92%

Non Citizen

3.63%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.44% of Walton County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 64.82% having been born in Georgia. 1.92% 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

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