Washington County, Georgia Population 2021

Washington County, Georgia's estimated population is 20,302 with a growth rate of -0.18% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washington County, Georgia is the 89th largest county inGeorgia. The 2010 Population was 21,093 and has seen a growth of -3.75% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202120,302-36-0.18%
202020,338-36-0.18%
201920,374-36-0.18%
201820,410990.49%
201720,311-36-0.18%
201620,347-389-1.88%
201520,7361880.91%
201420,548-25-0.12%
201320,573-217-1.04%
201220,790-179-0.85%
201120,969-124-0.59%
201021,0931,98110.37%
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%
194024,230-800-3.20%
193025,030-3,117-11.07%
192028,147-27-0.10%
191028,174-53-0.19%
190028,2272,99011.85%
189025,2373,27314.90%
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%
18109,940-360-3.50%
180010,3005,748126.27%
17904,5520.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.18%
County Website
State
Founded
February 25, 1784
County Seat
2010 Population
21,093
Growth Since 2010
-3.75%
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Washington County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American10,85653.12%
White8,90943.59%
Two or More Races3271.60%
Some Other Race1590.78%
Asian1370.67%
American Indian and Alaska Native480.23%
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Washington County, Georgia Population by Race

Washington County, Georgia Population Pyramid $2021

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Washington County, Georgia Median Age

41.5


Total

38.9


Male

44.5


Female

Washington County, Georgia Adults

There are 16,055 adults, (3,617 of whom are seniors) in Washington County, Georgia.

Washington County, Georgia Age Dependency

64.3

Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

9,971

48.79%

Male

10,465

51.21%

Washington County, Georgia Population by Age

Washington County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Washington County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female39.6%60.4%
Male61.2%38.8%
Non Family62.2%37.8%
All66.6%33.4%
Married86%14%

66.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Washington County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,5032.4666.6
Married3,0382.986
Non Family2,1881.262.2
Female1,7133.2339.6
Male5642.761.2

2.92

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Washington County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9006.31%
9th to 12th Grade1,77212.42%
High School Graduate6,37444.66%
Some College2,69418.88%
Associates Degree7705.40%
Bachelors Degree1,0857.60%
Graduate Degree6774.74%
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Washington County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Washington County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black7,2925,431469
White6,5015,8691,226
Hispanic38121649
Other Race1266315
Asian997814
Native American484838
2+ Races277

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 79.17%.

Washington County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,797$36,784$26,725
Less Than 9th Grade$19,978$25,511$16,585
High School Graduate$26,891$34,665$18,964
Some College$30,791$36,440$28,172
Bachelors Degree$46,556$52,611$43,875
Graduate Degree$49,318$48,750$49,444

$30,797

Average Earnings

$36,784

Average Male

$26,725

Average Female

Washington County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Washington County, Georgia Language by Age

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Washington County, Georgia Language

97.11% of Washington County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 2.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.78% of the population.

Washington County, Georgia Language

Washington County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black9,6633,12732.36%
White8,11985810.57%
Multiple29010134.83%
Other892224.72%
Hispanic30272.32%
Asian13710.73%

22.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.52%

Male Poverty Rate

26.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Georgia is Multiple, with 34.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Georgia is Asian, with 0.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.88%.

Washington County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.02%
High School21.05%
Some College15.91%
Bachelors or Greater6.47%

Washington County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed40.40%
Female Unemployed17.31%
Female Employed15.18%
Male Employed6.35%

Washington County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Washington County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,068$52,936
Families$48,331$61,520
Married Families$69,573-
Non Families$22,631$29,333
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Income by Household Type

Washington County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.5%

Male Marriage Rate

37.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Washington County, Georgia Marital Status

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1,078

Number of Veterans

1,020

Male Veterans

58

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam504
First Gulf War185
Second Gulf War97
Korea39
World War II6

Washington County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74470
75+231
35 to 54201
55 to 64147
18 to 3429

Washington County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6509.00%
Black3904.64%
Hispanic10221.61%
Native American3879.17%

Washington County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Washington County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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6.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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47.6%

Labor Force Participation

44.4%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Washington County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Washington County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Washington 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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83.74%

Born in Washington County, Georgia

98.06%

Native Born

1.94%

Foreign Born

1.04%

Non Citizen

0.90%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.06% of Washington County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 83.74% having been born in Georgia. 1.04% 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

  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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