Ware County, Georgia Population 2020

Ware County, Georgia's estimated population is 35,584 with a growth rate of -0.13% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ware County, Georgia is the 53rd largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202035,584-48-0.13%
201935,632-48-0.13%
201835,680-48-0.13%
201735,728240.07%
201635,7043450.98%
201535,359-166-0.47%
201435,525-226-0.63%
201335,751-149-0.42%
201235,900-379-1.04%
201136,279-38-0.10%
201036,3178462.39%
199035,471-1,709-4.60%
198037,1803,65510.90%
197033,525-694-2.03%
196034,2193,93012.98%
195030,2892,3608.45%
194027,9291,3715.16%
193026,558-1,803-6.36%
192028,3615,40423.54%
191022,9579,19666.83%
190013,7614,95056.18%
18908,8114,652111.85%
18804,1591,87381.93%
18702,286863.91%
18602,200-1,688-43.42%
18503,8881,56567.37%
18402,3231,11892.78%
18301,2050.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.13%
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Founded
December 15, 1824
County Seat

Ware County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,98664.57%
Black or African American10,62129.84%
Some Other Race8992.53%
Two or More Races4791.35%
Asian4031.13%
American Indian and Alaska Native1780.50%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander330.09%

Ware County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Ware County, Georgia Median Age

38.4


Total

37.1


Male

40.4


Female

Ware County, Georgia Adults

There are 27,053 adults, (5,895 of whom are seniors) in Ware County, Georgia.

Ware County, Georgia Age Dependency

68.3

Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Ware County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

17,846

50.13%

Male

17,753

49.87%

Ware County, Georgia Households and Families

Ware County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ware County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.8%19.2%
Male71.3%28.7%
All65%35%
Non Family52.9%47.1%
Female46.3%53.7%

65.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,9012.3865
Married6,1012.8980.8
Non Family4,6471.1152.9
Female2,3803.2746.3
Male7733.2871.3

2.91

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ware County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1154.61%
9th to 12th Grade3,01212.46%
High School Graduate9,87940.86%
Some College4,75719.67%
Associates Degree2,0588.51%
Bachelors Degree2,0228.36%
Graduate Degree1,3365.53%

Ware County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White16,31913,7892,699
Black6,5935,207441
Hispanic83968887
Other Race512463
Asian22322393
Multiple Races16011434
Native American1148023
Islander2020

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 41.70%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,223$36,702$26,502
Less Than High School$25,362$27,045$22,731
High School Grad$27,906$32,083$19,756
Some College$30,155$37,629$26,198
Bachelors Degree$51,796$60,369$43,446
Graduate Degree$56,146$64,133$50,658

$31,223

Average Earnings

$36,702

Average Male

$26,502

Average Female

Ware County, Georgia Language

Ware County, Georgia Language by Age

Ware County, Georgia Language

95.41% of Ware County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 4.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.13% of the population.

Ware County, Georgia Poverty

Ware County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,5954,24819.67%
Black9,1162,97232.60%
Multiple46832569.44%
Hispanic1,35922816.78%
Native16813278.57%
Other878384.33%
Asian39751.26%

23.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.30%

Male Poverty Rate

27.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ware County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ware County, Georgia is Native, with 78.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ware County, Georgia is Asian, with 1.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.07%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.45%
High School16.71%
Some College13.04%
Bachelors or Greater4.93%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed60.29%
Male Unemployed38.46%
Female Employed10.24%
Male Employed5.34%

Ware County, Georgia Income

Ware County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,887$52,382
Families$50,355$59,357
Married Families$63,673-
Non Families$21,479$36,304

Ware County, Georgia Marital Status

Ware County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.5%

Male Marriage Rate

45.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Ware County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Ware 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 35-44.

Ware County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Ware County, Georgia Veterans

2,066

Number of Veterans

1,916

Male Veterans

150

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam879
First Gulf War346
Second Gulf War224
Korea179
World War II122
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74643
35 to 54479
75+420
55 to 64419
18 to 34105
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3867.61%
Black6558.44%
Hispanic617.00%
Hawaiian20100.00%
2 or More53.07%

$Ware County, Georgia Veterans by Education

12.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ware County, Georgia Employment Status

48.9%

Labor Force Participation

47.2%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Ware 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

77.93%

Born in Georgia

97.45%

Native Born

2.55%

Foreign Born

2.05%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.45% of Ware County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 77.93% having been born in Georgia. 2.05% 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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