Wayne County, Georgia Population 2021

Wayne County, Georgia's estimated population is 30,161 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 inGeorgia. The 2010 Population was 30,074 and has seen a growth of 0.29% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202130,1611170.39%
202030,0441170.39%
201929,9271170.39%
201829,810130.04%
201729,797-177-0.59%
201629,9745441.85%
201529,430-461-1.54%
201429,891-99-0.33%
201329,990-330-1.09%
201230,320260.09%
201130,2942200.73%
201030,0747,71834.52%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
0.39%
County Website
State
Founded
December 7, 1803
County Seat
2010 Population
30,074
Growth Since 2010
0.29%
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Wayne County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,25174.70%
Black or African American6,12720.57%
Two or More Races7922.66%
Some Other Race4051.36%
Asian1820.61%
American Indian and Alaska Native310.10%
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Wayne County, Georgia Population by Race

Wayne County, Georgia Population Pyramid $2021

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Wayne County, Georgia Median Age

38.9


Total

38.3


Male

40.3


Female

Wayne County, Georgia Adults

There are 22,423 adults, (4,657 of whom are seniors) in Wayne County, Georgia.

Wayne County, Georgia Age Dependency

67.7

Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Wayne County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

14,790

49.65%

Male

14,998

50.35%

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
Male35%65%
Non Family49.6%50.4%
Female50.2%49.8%
All63.5%36.5%
Married78.6%21.4%

63.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wayne County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,4002.6663.5
Married5,2313.2578.6
Non Family3,2341.1949.6
Female1,4003.4250.2
Male5353.8535

3.23

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 Grade1,1775.88%
9th to 12th Grade2,15110.74%
High School Graduate8,40541.97%
Some College4,06320.29%
Associates Degree1,6358.16%
Bachelors Degree1,6238.10%
Graduate Degree9724.85%
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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
White14,83912,5342,129
Black3,7093,069270
Hispanic1,121831127
2+ Races29728658
Other Race261146
Asian11811811
Native American3121

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 2+ races people with a rate of 19.53%.

Wayne County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,215$36,204$22,313
Less Than 9th Grade$24,423$32,840$10,850
High School Graduate$27,023$31,800$20,420
Some College$27,527$42,938$23,058
Bachelors Degree$54,511$58,235$
Graduate Degree$55,697$90,625$55,307

$30,215

Average Earnings

$36,204

Average Male

$22,313

Average Female

Wayne County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wayne County, Georgia Language by Age

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Wayne County, Georgia Language

94.39% of Wayne County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 5.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.48% of the population.

Wayne County, Georgia Language

Wayne County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,2602,33211.51%
Black5,1111,55630.44%
Hispanic1,60529718.50%
Multiple72517123.59%
Other36012033.33%

15.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.33%

Male Poverty Rate

17.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wayne County, Georgia

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wayne County, Georgia is White, with 11.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.64%.

Wayne County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.32%
High School12.13%
Some College11.80%
Bachelors or Greater1.83%

Wayne County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed69.53%
Female Unemployed36.04%
Female Employed10.61%
Male Employed1.45%

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$45,483$58,658
Families$54,549$69,467
Married Families$66,158-
Non Families$25,026$31,235
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Income by Household Type

Wayne County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.8%

Male Marriage Rate

51.0%

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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2,024

Number of Veterans

1,669

Male Veterans

355

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam778
First Gulf War629
Second Gulf War465
Korea92
World War II43

Wayne County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74557
35 to 54539
55 to 64376
75+336
18 to 34216

Wayne County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,71810.01%
Black2435.47%
Hispanic16012.73%
2+ Races4214.58%
Asian2114.00%

Wayne County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Wayne County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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12.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wayne County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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50.1%

Labor Force Participation

47%

Employment Rate

6.1%

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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70.27%

Born in Wayne County, Georgia

97.59%

Native Born

2.41%

Foreign Born

1.68%

Non Citizen

0.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.59% of Wayne County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 70.27% having been born in Georgia. 1.68% 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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