Wheeler County, Georgia Population 2021

Wheeler County, Georgia's estimated population is 7,769 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 inGeorgia. The 2010 Population was 7,769 and has seen a growth of 0.00% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20217,769-43-0.55%
20207,812-43-0.55%
20197,855-43-0.54%
20187,898-62-0.78%
20177,960-55-0.69%
20168,0151041.31%
20157,911-73-0.91%
20147,984490.62%
20137,93520.03%
20127,933-146-1.81%
20118,0793103.99%
20107,7692,86658.45%
19904,903-252-4.89%
19805,15555912.16%
19704,596-746-13.96%
19605,342-1,370-20.41%
19506,712-1,823-21.36%
19408,535-614-6.71%
19309,149-668-6.80%
19209,8170.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.55% (-43)
County Website
State
Founded
November 5, 1912
County Seat
2010 Population
7,769
Growth Since 2010
0.00% ()
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Wheeler County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,46556.32%
Black or African American3,44043.39%
Two or More Races230.29%
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Wheeler County, Georgia Population by Race

Wheeler County, Georgia Population Pyramid $2021

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Wheeler County, Georgia Median Age

38.8


Total

29.6


Male

46.7


Female

Wheeler County, Georgia Adults

There are 6,584 adults, (1,117 of whom are seniors) in Wheeler County, Georgia.

Wheeler County, Georgia Age Dependency

45

Age Dependency Ratio

20.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Wheeler County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

2,916

36.78%

Male

5,012

63.22%

Wheeler County, Georgia Population by Age

Wheeler County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wheeler County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female24.2%75.8%
Non Family50.1%49.9%
All63.3%36.7%
Male70.5%29.5%
Married83.5%16.5%

63.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wheeler County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8624.1463.3
Married7715.4183.5
Non Family7031.1750.1
Female1987.4124.2
Male1906.5370.5

5.85

Average Family Size

4.14

Average Household Size

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Wheeler County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1693.12%
9th to 12th Grade87016.04%
High School Graduate2,73950.50%
Some College69912.89%
Associates Degree2123.91%
Bachelors Degree67412.43%
Graduate Degree611.12%
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Wheeler County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wheeler County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,3192,644373
Black2,0891,732362
Hispanic114
2+ Races55

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 17.33%.

Wheeler County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,263$26,078$27,039
Less Than 9th Grade$17,656$14,083$43,399
High School Graduate$25,266$25,601$23,846
Some College$24,688$37,788$17,386
Bachelors Degree$37,948$$36,410
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,263

Average Earnings

$26,078

Average Male

$27,039

Average Female

Wheeler County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wheeler County, Georgia Language by Age

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Wheeler County, Georgia Language

98.89% of Wheeler County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 1.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.11% of the population.

Wheeler County, Georgia Language

Wheeler County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,3141,15334.79%
White4,35180118.41%
Multiple2323100.00%

25.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.12%

Male Poverty Rate

26.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wheeler County, Georgia

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wheeler County, Georgia is White, with 18.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.55%.

Wheeler County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.64%
High School21.39%
Some College10.40%
Bachelors or Greater6.05%

Wheeler County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed46.82%
Female Employed10.84%
Male Employed3.14%
Female Unemployed1.16%

Wheeler County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wheeler County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$30,192$39,372
Families$50,141$49,527
Married Families$54,122-
Non Families$14,403$22,121
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Income by Household Type

Wheeler County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

31.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.0%

Male Marriage Rate

31.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Wheeler County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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Wheeler County, Georgia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Wheeler County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

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Wheeler County, Georgia Marital Status

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388

Number of Veterans

362

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam102
Second Gulf War64
First Gulf War54
Korea42
World War II

Wheeler County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64145
65 to 7481
75+80
18 to 3453
35 to 5429

Wheeler County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2617.18%
Black1274.31%

Wheeler County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Wheeler County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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3.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wheeler County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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42%

Labor Force Participation

36.4%

Employment Rate

13.4%

Unemployment Rate

Wheeler County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Wheeler County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Wheeler 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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90.14%

Born in Wheeler County, Georgia

99.79%

Native Born

0.21%

Foreign Born

0.11%

Non Citizen

0.10%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.79% of Wheeler County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 90.14% having been born in Georgia. 0.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wheeler 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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