Wayne County, Georgia Population 2020

Wayne County, Georgia's estimated population is 29,904 with a growth rate of 0.16% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wayne County, Georgia is the 62nd largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202029,904480.16%
201929,856480.16%
201829,808480.16%
201729,760-193-0.64%
201629,9535311.80%
201529,422-471-1.58%
201429,893-100-0.33%
201329,993-330-1.09%
201230,323290.10%
201130,2942190.73%
201030,0757,71934.53%
199022,3561,6067.74%
198020,7502,89216.19%
197017,858-63-0.35%
196017,9213,67325.78%
195014,2481,1268.58%
194013,1224753.76%
193012,647-1,734-12.06%
192014,3811,31210.04%
191013,0693,62038.31%
19009,4491,96426.24%
18907,4851,50525.17%
18805,9803,803174.69%
18702,177-91-4.01%
18602,26876951.30%
18501,49924119.16%
18401,25829530.63%
1830963-47-4.65%
18201,01033449.41%
18106760.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.16%
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Founded
December 7, 1803
County Seat

Wayne County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,34075.05%
Black or African American5,93519.94%
Two or More Races7942.67%
Some Other Race5131.72%
Asian1410.47%
American Indian and Alaska Native440.15%

Wayne County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Wayne County, Georgia Median Age

38.2


Total

37.3


Male

39.9


Female

Wayne County, Georgia Adults

There are 22,397 adults, (4,479 of whom are seniors) in Wayne County, Georgia.

Wayne County, Georgia Age Dependency

66.1

Age Dependency Ratio

25

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Wayne County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

14,716

49.44%

Male

15,051

50.56%

Wayne County, Georgia Households and Families

Wayne County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wayne County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.2%22.8%
All63.9%36.1%
Female50.9%49.1%
Non Family50.5%49.5%
Male44.6%55.4%

63.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,3532.6763.9
Married5,2763.2677.2
Non Family3,2431.2250.5
Female1,3543.5850.9
Male4803.5444.6

3.24

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

6.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wayne County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2986.47%
9th to 12th Grade2,32811.61%
High School Graduate8,13240.56%
Some College3,79718.94%
Associates Degree1,9169.56%
Bachelors Degree1,5857.91%
Graduate Degree9944.96%

Wayne County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,80412,4682,137
Black3,6932,949154
Hispanic1,031595134
Multiple Races399371152
Other Race377113
Asian1019212
Native American4420

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 92.98%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 38.10%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,616$36,587$21,444
Less Than High School$16,423$32,754$10,000
High School Grad$27,233$32,440$16,296
Some College$31,638$41,839$21,935
Bachelors Degree$49,918$51,917$48,839
Graduate Degree$54,153$64,313$53,645

$31,616

Average Earnings

$36,587

Average Male

$21,444

Average Female

Wayne County, Georgia Language

Wayne County, Georgia Language by Age

Wayne County, Georgia Language

93.58% of Wayne County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 6.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.14% of the population.

Wayne County, Georgia Poverty

Wayne County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,2232,48112.27%
Black4,9182,32547.28%
Hispanic1,56060138.53%
Other46929663.11%
Multiple70616823.80%
Native1212100.00%

19.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.81%

Male Poverty Rate

22.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wayne County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Georgia is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Georgia is White, with 12.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.49%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.94%
High School14.64%
Some College12.92%
Bachelors or Greater1.63%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed60.26%
Female Unemployed35.03%
Female Employed15.01%
Male Employed4.20%

Wayne County, Georgia Income

Wayne County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,869$58,410
Families$52,181$69,866
Married Families$64,316-
Non Families$21,337$29,998

Wayne County, Georgia Marital Status

Wayne County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.6%

Male Marriage Rate

50.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Wayne County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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

Wayne County, Georgia Veterans

2,198

Number of Veterans

1,857

Male Veterans

341

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam893
First Gulf War622
Second Gulf War405
Korea124
World War II58
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74627
35 to 54569
55 to 64459
75+350
18 to 34193
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,84910.79%
Black2936.85%
Hispanic18715.02%
2 or More4311.38%
Asian1310.74%

$Wayne County, Georgia Veterans by Education

13.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wayne County, Georgia Employment Status

49.7%

Labor Force Participation

45.8%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Wayne 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

70.04%

Born in Georgia

97.11%

Native Born

2.89%

Foreign Born

2.06%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.11% of Wayne County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 70.04% having been born in Georgia. 2.06% 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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