Wheeler County, Georgia's estimated population is 7,726 with a growth rate of -0.55% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wheeler County, Georgia is the 144th largest county in Georgia. The 2010 Population was 7,769 and has seen a growth of -0.55% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 87.50%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 17.62%.
94.52% of Wheeler County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 5.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.48% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Wheeler County, Georgia is Multiple, with 78.57% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Wheeler 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 22.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.33%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Wheeler County, Georgia
99.29% of Wheeler County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 90.17% having been born in Georgia. 0.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.