Wilkinson County, Georgia Population 2020

Wilkinson County, Georgia's estimated population is 9,174 with a growth rate of 0.76% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wilkinson County, Georgia is the 131st largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20209,174690.76%
20199,105690.76%
20189,036690.77%
20178,967-53-0.59%
20169,020-60-0.66%
20159,080-205-2.21%
20149,285-78-0.83%
20139,363-119-1.26%
20129,482690.73%
20119,413-114-1.20%
20109,527-701-6.85%
199010,228-140-1.35%
198010,36897510.38%
19709,3931431.55%
19609,250-531-5.43%
19509,781-1,244-11.28%
194011,0251811.67%
193010,844-532-4.68%
192011,3761,29812.88%
191010,078-1,362-11.91%
190011,4406596.11%
189010,781-1,280-10.61%
188012,0612,67828.54%
18709,38370.07%
18609,3761,08013.02%
18508,2961,45421.25%
18406,8423295.05%
18306,513-479-6.85%
18206,9924,838224.61%
18102,1540.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.76%
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Founded
May 11, 1803
County Seat

Wilkinson County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,35558.99%
Black or African American3,56739.29%
Two or More Races951.05%
Some Other Race450.50%
American Indian and Alaska Native100.11%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.07%

Wilkinson County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Wilkinson County, Georgia Median Age

41.8


Total

40.5


Male

44


Female

Wilkinson County, Georgia Adults

There are 6,991 adults, (1,654 of whom are seniors) in Wilkinson County, Georgia.

Wilkinson County, Georgia Age Dependency

70.1

Age Dependency Ratio

31

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Wilkinson County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

4,729

52.09%

Male

4,349

47.91%

Wilkinson County, Georgia Households and Families

Wilkinson County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wilkinson County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.9%10.1%
All75.3%24.7%
Non Family68.7%31.3%
Female57.8%42.2%
Male31.3%68.7%

75.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,2372.7775.3
Married1,5063.2689.9
Non Family1,0811.268.7
Female5194.2257.8
Male1314.3931.3

3.47

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

3.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wilkinson County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2744.36%
9th to 12th Grade70211.17%
High School Graduate3,28852.30%
Some College1,05016.70%
Associates Degree3054.85%
Bachelors Degree4447.06%
Graduate Degree2243.56%

Wilkinson County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,7223,210502
Black2,4011,995159
Hispanic129774
Other Race23114
Multiple Races1919
Native American10103
Islander6

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 30.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,865$35,768$25,858
Less Than High School$23,224$31,477$10,278
High School Grad$25,339$31,391$22,078
Some College$31,125$46,429$26,761
Bachelors Degree$47,961$$47,794
Graduate Degree$45,179$44,135$45,982

$29,865

Average Earnings

$35,768

Average Male

$25,858

Average Female

Wilkinson County, Georgia Language

Wilkinson County, Georgia Language by Age

Wilkinson County, Georgia Language

97.48% of Wilkinson County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 2.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.32% of the population.

Wilkinson County, Georgia Poverty

Wilkinson County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,5061,20734.43%
White5,11791417.86%
Hispanic2376828.69%
Multiple834351.81%
Other452657.78%
Islander66100.00%
Native9333.33%

25.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.14%

Male Poverty Rate

26.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wilkinson County, Georgia

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wilkinson County, Georgia is White, with 17.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.43%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School41.74%
High School20.72%
Some College10.26%
Bachelors or Greater5.70%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed69.05%
Male Unemployed37.28%
Female Employed12.67%
Male Employed5.62%

Wilkinson County, Georgia Income

Wilkinson County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,583$52,735
Families$49,628$59,508
Married Families$64,932-
Non Families$20,603$32,732

Wilkinson County, Georgia Marital Status

Wilkinson County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.6%

Male Marriage Rate

43.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Wilkinson County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Wilkinson 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.

Wilkinson County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Wilkinson County, Georgia Veterans

403

Number of Veterans

373

Male Veterans

30

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam192
Second Gulf War59
First Gulf War36
Korea26
World War II24
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74103
55 to 6495
75+88
35 to 5479
18 to 3438
Name Veterans % of Total
White2746.54%
Black1294.73%

$Wilkinson County, Georgia Veterans by Education

7.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wilkinson County, Georgia Employment Status

48.8%

Labor Force Participation

45.3%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Wilkinson 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

87.25%

Born in Georgia

98.36%

Native Born

1.64%

Foreign Born

1.45%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.36% of Wilkinson County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 87.25% having been born in Georgia. 1.45% 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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