Walton County, Georgia Population 2021

Walton County, Georgia's estimated population is 97,375 with a growth rate of 1.45% 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 15.93% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202197,3751,3911.45%
202095,9841,3911.47%
201994,5931,3911.49%
201893,2021,9062.09%
201791,2961,5101.68%
201689,7861,4531.64%
201588,3338070.92%
201487,5261,4851.73%
201386,0411,0661.25%
201284,9753450.41%
201184,6306380.76%
201083,99245,406117.67%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
1.45%
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State
Founded
December 22, 1818
County Seat
2010 Population
83,992
Growth Since 2010
15.93%
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Walton County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White70,86977.50%
Black or African American16,17717.69%
Two or More Races1,5021.64%
Some Other Race1,4931.63%
Asian1,2551.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native1210.13%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander250.03%
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Walton County, Georgia Population by Race

Walton County, Georgia Population Pyramid $2021

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Walton County, Georgia Median Age

38.7


Total

37.3


Male

39.8


Female

Walton County, Georgia Adults

There are 68,567 adults, (13,860 of whom are seniors) in Walton County, Georgia.

Walton County, Georgia Age Dependency

67.1

Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Walton County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

47,063

51.47%

Male

44,379

48.53%

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
Married86.4%13.6%
All74.3%25.7%
Non Family66.3%33.7%
Male53.4%46.6%
Female47.1%52.9%

74.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Walton County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All31,6702.8674.3
Married18,0343.2686.4
Non Family7,2431.2266.3
Female4,5293.6547.1
Male1,8643.4753.4

3.25

Average Family Size

2.86

Average Household Size

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Walton County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,8353.01%
9th to 12th Grade6,14710.09%
High School Graduate21,93236.02%
Some College12,87721.15%
Associates Degree4,8687.99%
Bachelors Degree8,63214.18%
Graduate Degree4,6027.56%
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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
White47,67543,13111,082
Black9,6937,2991,366
Hispanic2,0121,248277
Asian811647295
Other Race77122186
2+ Races443437101
Native American634949
Islander2525

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 77.78%.

Walton County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,132$43,983$31,967
Less Than 9th Grade$26,298$32,344$14,980
High School Graduate$32,056$38,045$26,369
Some College$39,935$50,333$27,350
Bachelors Degree$51,396$66,346$44,732
Graduate Degree$60,493$67,857$56,572

$39,132

Average Earnings

$43,983

Average Male

$31,967

Average Female

Walton County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Walton County, Georgia Language by Age

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Walton County, Georgia Language

94.66% of Walton County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 5.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.09% of the population.

Walton County, Georgia Language

Walton County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White67,3175,3838.00%
Black15,9884,46027.90%
Hispanic3,91241810.69%
Multiple1,48529019.53%
Other1,48426017.52%
Asian1,25522217.69%
Native1211411.57%

12.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.44%

Male Poverty Rate

14.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Walton County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Walton County, Georgia is Black, with 27.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Walton County, Georgia is White, with 8.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.18%.

Walton County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.33%
High School10.84%
Some College7.75%
Bachelors or Greater3.05%

Walton County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed43.76%
Male Unemployed24.08%
Female Employed8.11%
Male Employed3.35%

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$61,599$78,154
Families$71,845$87,445
Married Families$82,666$99,120
Non Families$31,182$41,912
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Income by Household Type

Walton County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.3%

Male Marriage Rate

51.2%

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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4,783

Number of Veterans

4,588

Male Veterans

195

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,715
First Gulf War978
Second Gulf War781
Korea392
World War II136

Walton County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,276
65 to 741,271
75+1,061
55 to 64812
18 to 34363

Walton County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,1617.65%
Black5214.54%
Hispanic743.08%
2+ Races7112.79%
Asian303.18%

Walton County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Walton County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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6.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Walton County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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62%

Labor Force Participation

58.7%

Employment Rate

5.1%

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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67.74%

Born in Walton County, Georgia

95.22%

Native Born

4.78%

Foreign Born

1.83%

Non Citizen

2.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.22% of Walton County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 67.74% having been born in Georgia. 1.83% 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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