Wayne County, Georgia Population 2022

Wayne County, Georgia's estimated population is 30,278 with a growth rate of 0.39% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wayne County, Georgia is the 61st largest county in Georgia. The 2010 Population was 30,074 and has seen a growth of 0.68% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18106760.00%
18201,01033449.41%
1830963-47-4.65%
18401,25829530.63%
18501,49924119.16%
18602,26876951.30%
18702,177-91-4.01%
18805,9803,803174.69%
18907,4851,50525.17%
19009,4491,96426.24%
191013,0693,62038.31%
192014,3811,31210.04%
193012,647-1,734-12.06%
194013,1224753.76%
195014,2481,1268.58%
196017,9213,67325.78%
197017,858-63-0.35%
198020,7502,89216.19%
199022,3561,6067.74%
201030,0747,71834.52%
201130,2942200.73%
201230,320260.09%
201329,990-330-1.09%
201429,891-99-0.33%
201529,430-461-1.54%
201629,9745441.85%
201729,797-177-0.59%
201829,810130.04%
201929,9271170.39%
202030,0441170.39%
202130,1611170.39%
202230,2781170.39%
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Wayne County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,30674.46%
Black or African American6,17320.60%
American Indian and Alaska Native340.11%
Asian1460.49%
Some Other Race4161.39%
Two or More Races8842.95%
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Wayne County, Georgia Population by Race

Wayne County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2022

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Wayne County, Georgia Median Age

38.2


Total

36.8


Male

39.9


Female

Wayne County, Georgia Adults

There are 22,627 adults, (4,736 of whom are seniors) in Wayne County, Georgia.

Wayne County, Georgia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41

Child Dependency Ratio

Wayne County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

14,864

49.61%

Male

15,095

50.39%

Wayne County, Georgia Population by Age

Wayne County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wayne County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.8%22.2%
All62.8%37.2%
Non Family49%51%
Female44%56%
Male31.6%68.4%

62.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wayne County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,4792.6662.8
Married5,5073.2677.8
Male3954.2831.6
Female1,3403.3844
Non Family3,2371.1549

3.25

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

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Wayne County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0255.08%
9th to 12th Grade2,08910.36%
High School Graduate8,54442.38%
Some College3,86719.18%
Associates Degree2,09710.40%
Bachelors Degree1,4927.40%
Graduate Degree1,0485.20%
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Wayne County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wayne County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races37836281
White15,00512,8212,064
Hispanic1,192914139
Black3,6373,016270
Asian86761
Other Race317317
Native American3422

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 21.43%.

Wayne County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,199$37,594$23,738
Less Than 9th Grade$30,616$34,389$11,641
High School Graduate$26,769$32,221$20,386
Some College$32,351$47,250$24,500
Bachelors Degree$56,875$62,045$49,183
Graduate Degree$58,701$$58,685

$32,199

Average Earnings

$37,594

Average Male

$23,738

Average Female

Wayne County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wayne County, Georgia Language by Age

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Wayne County, Georgia Language

95.49% of Wayne County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 4.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.51% of the population.

Wayne County, Georgia Language

Wayne County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,1981,52829.40%
Multiple81721426.19%
Hispanic1,70329817.50%
White20,4112,69813.22%
Asian13010.77%
Other76NaN%

16.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.90%

Male Poverty Rate

18.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wayne County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Georgia is Black, with 29.40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Georgia is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.88%.

Wayne County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.84%
High School13.09%
Some College12.73%
Bachelors or Greater2.57%

Wayne County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.92%
Male Unemployed69.41%
Female Employed8.74%
Female Unemployed38.62%

Wayne County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wayne County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,773$60,032
Families$56,589$73,377
Married Families$69,503-
Non Families$19,330$28,265
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Income by Household Type

Wayne County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.6%

Male Marriage Rate

52.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Wayne County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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Wayne 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.

Wayne County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

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Wayne County, Georgia Marital Status

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1,767

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War444
First Gulf War604
Vietnam586
Korea84
World War II52

Wayne County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34220
35 to 54516
55 to 64297
65 to 74390
75+344

Wayne County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4778.53%
Black1904.27%
Asian1311.93%
2+ Races8723.51%
Hispanic15411.84%

Wayne County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Wayne County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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14.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wayne County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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50.9%

Labor Force Participation

48%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Wayne County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Wayne County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Wayne 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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73.02%

Born in Wayne County, Georgia

97.75%

Native Born

2.25%

Foreign Born

1.65%

Non Citizen

0.60%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.75% of Wayne County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 73.02% having been born in Georgia. 1.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wayne 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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