Washington County, Georgia Population 2024

19,682

Washington County, Georgia's estimated 2024 population is 19,682 with a growth rate of -0.14% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washington County, Georgia is the 96th largest county in Georgia. The 2010 population was 21,096 and has seen a growth of -6.7% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202919,542-28-0.14%
202819,570-28-0.14%
202719,598-28-0.14%
202619,626-28-0.14%
202519,654-28-0.14%
202419,682-28-0.14%
202319,710-28-0.14%
202219,738-28-0.14%
202119,766-182-0.91%
202019,948-404-1.99%
201920,352-66-0.32%
201820,4181050.52%
201720,313-36-0.18%
201620,349-385-1.86%
201520,7341850.9%
201420,549-26-0.13%
201320,575-216-1.04%
201220,791-180-0.86%
201120,971-125-0.59%
201021,096
199019,1122701.43%
198018,8421,3627.79%
197017,480-1,423-7.53%
196018,903-2,109-10.04%
195021,012-3,218-13.28%
194024,230-800-3.2%
193025,030-3,117-11.07%
192028,147-27-0.1%
191028,174-53-0.19%
190028,2272,99011.85%
189025,2373,27314.9%
188021,9646,12238.64%
187015,8423,14424.76%
186012,6989327.92%
185011,7661,20111.37%
184010,5657457.59%
18309,820-807-7.59%
182010,6276876.91%
18109,940-360-3.5%
180010,3005,748126.27%
17904,552-14,990-76.71%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.14% (-28)
County Website
Washington County
State
Georgia
County Seat
2010 Population
21,096
Area
678 mi²
Density
29 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-6.7% (-1,414)
Founded
February 25, 1784

Washington County, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American10,15650.84%
White8,60243.06%
Two or more races7913.96%
Other race1860.93%
Asian1450.73%
Native American950.48%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Washington County, Georgia Population by Race

Washington County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2024

Washington County, Georgia Median Age

40.8

Total

40.1

Male

43.3

Female

Washington County, Georgia Adults

There are 15,692 adults, (3,644 of whom are seniors) in Washington County, Georgia.

Washington County, Georgia Age Dependency

65.8

Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female9,76648.89%
Male10,20951.11%

Washington County, Georgia Population by Age

Washington County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,2562.567.832.2
Married2,9242.9385.714.3
Non Family2,3091.1261.238.8
Female1,7073.564753
Male3162.836337
showing: 5 rows

3.06

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

67.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Washington 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

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

Washington 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 native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 73.33%.

Washington County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,020

Average Earnings

$41,505

Average Male

$31,010

Average Female

Washington County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Washington County, Georgia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Washington County, Georgia Language

96.77% of Washington County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 3.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.84% of the population.

Washington County, Georgia Language

Washington County, Georgia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black9,0592,08623.03%
White7,7566388.23%
Multiple71723933.33%
Other1695532.54%
Hispanic477418.6%
Asian1452215.17%
Native7157.04%
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16.8%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.45%

Male Poverty Rate

18.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Georgia is Multiple, with 33.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Georgia is Native, with 7.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.03%.

Washington County, Georgia Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.34%
High School19.03%
Some College9.46%
Bachelors or Greater1.96%
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Washington County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed21.74%
Female Unemployed14.77%
Female Employed10.04%
Male Employed8.73%
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Washington County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Washington County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Washington County, Georgia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

38.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.4%

Male Marriage Rate

36.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Washington 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.

Washington County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Washington County, Georgia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,123

Number of Veterans

1,071

Male Veterans

52

Female Veterans

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Washington County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Washington County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Washington County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Washington County, Georgia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.5%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, Georgia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50.2%

Labor Force Participation

47.9%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Washington County, Georgia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Washington County, Georgia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Washington 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

83.78%

Born in Washington County, Georgia

98.22%

Native Born

1.78%

Foreign Born

0.68%

Non Citizen

1.1%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.22% of Washington County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 83.78% having been born in Georgia. 0.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Washington County, Georgia Place of Birth

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