Wilcox County, Georgia Population 2020

Wilcox County, Georgia's estimated population is 8,848 with a growth rate of 0.20% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wilcox County, Georgia is the 132nd largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20208,848180.20%
20198,830180.20%
20188,812180.20%
20178,794-41-0.46%
20168,835-63-0.71%
20158,89870.08%
20148,891-130-1.44%
20139,021-13-0.14%
20129,034-176-1.91%
20119,210-31-0.34%
20109,2412,23331.86%
19907,008-674-8.77%
19807,6826849.77%
19706,998-907-11.47%
19607,905-2,262-22.25%
195010,167-2,588-20.29%
194012,755-684-5.09%
193013,439-2,072-13.36%
192015,5112,02515.02%
191013,4862,38921.53%
190011,0973,11739.06%
18907,9804,871156.67%
18803,10967027.47%
18702,43932415.32%
18602,1150.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.20%
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Founded
December 22, 1857
County Seat

Wilcox County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,55662.81%
Black or African American3,12235.29%
Some Other Race750.85%
Two or More Races670.76%
American Indian and Alaska Native260.29%

Wilcox County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Wilcox County, Georgia Median Age

39.5


Total

38.4


Male

42.5


Female

Wilcox County, Georgia Adults

There are 7,154 adults, (1,449 of whom are seniors) in Wilcox County, Georgia.

Wilcox County, Georgia Age Dependency

55.1

Age Dependency Ratio

25.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Wilcox County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

3,604

40.74%

Male

5,242

59.26%

Wilcox County, Georgia Households and Families

Wilcox County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wilcox County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.8%11.2%
All76%24%
Non Family69.6%30.4%
Male68.1%31.9%
Female52.7%47.3%

76.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,6062.5976
Married1,2203.288.8
Non Family8761.1369.6
Female3913.7752.7
Male1193.1368.1

3.26

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

3.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wilcox County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3175.00%
9th to 12th Grade80612.72%
High School Graduate3,06948.43%
Some College1,07817.01%
Associates Degree3475.48%
Bachelors Degree3856.08%
Graduate Degree3355.29%

Wilcox County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,8483,383598
Black2,2061,62869
Hispanic23415836
Other Race313117
Multiple Races15157
Native American14104

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 other race people with a rate of 54.84%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,276$32,750$26,962
Less Than High School$18,750$17,500$20,208
High School Grad$26,827$40,318$21,518
Some College$33,229$36,310$30,268
Bachelors Degree$35,833$33,125$36,458
Graduate Degree$52,684$16,696$53,382

$29,276

Average Earnings

$32,750

Average Male

$26,962

Average Female

Wilcox County, Georgia Language

Wilcox County, Georgia Language by Age

Wilcox County, Georgia Language

95.05% of Wilcox County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 4.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.83% of the population.

Wilcox County, Georgia Poverty

Wilcox County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,71272615.41%
Black1,59456535.45%
Hispanic28114551.60%
Multiple672131.34%
Native262180.77%
Other7568.00%

22.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.14%

Male Poverty Rate

23.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wilcox County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wilcox County, Georgia is Native, with 80.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wilcox County, Georgia is Other, with 8.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.86%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.27%
High School17.26%
Bachelors or Greater13.86%
Some College10.66%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.29%
Male Unemployed21.77%
Female Employed10.63%
Male Employed8.07%

Wilcox County, Georgia Income

Wilcox County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,077$49,097
Families$48,500$56,952
Married Families$62,563-
Non Families$19,550$32,118

Wilcox County, Georgia Marital Status

Wilcox County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

37.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.6%

Male Marriage Rate

45.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Wilcox County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Wilcox 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 45-54.

Wilcox County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Wilcox County, Georgia Veterans

549

Number of Veterans

522

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam174
Korea96
Second Gulf War81
First Gulf War58
World War II22
Age Group Veterans
75+153
65 to 74121
55 to 64121
35 to 5488
18 to 3466
Name Veterans % of Total
White4429.89%
Black983.74%
Indian964.29%

$Wilcox County, Georgia Veterans by Education

9.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wilcox County, Georgia Employment Status

35.5%

Labor Force Participation

33%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Wilcox 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

79.80%

Born in Georgia

97.21%

Native Born

2.79%

Foreign Born

2.14%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.21% of Wilcox County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 79.80% having been born in Georgia. 2.14% 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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