Wilkinson County, Georgia Population 2024

8,461

Wilkinson County, Georgia's estimated 2024 population is 8,461 with a growth rate of -1.28% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wilkinson County, Georgia is the 134th largest county in Georgia. The 2010 population was 9,528 and has seen a growth of -11.2% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,911-110-1.37%
20288,021-110-1.35%
20278,131-110-1.33%
20268,241-110-1.32%
20258,351-110-1.3%
20248,461-110-1.28%
20238,571-110-1.27%
20228,681-110-1.25%
20218,791-33-0.37%
20208,824-112-1.25%
20198,936-69-0.77%
20189,005520.58%
20178,953-68-0.75%
20169,021-59-0.65%
20159,080-203-2.19%
20149,283-78-0.83%
20139,361-120-1.27%
20129,481680.72%
20119,413-115-1.21%
20109,528
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%
18102,154-5,757-72.77%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.28% (-110)
County Website
Wilkinson County
State
Georgia
County Seat
2010 Population
9,528
Area
447 mi²
Density
19 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-11.2% (-1,067)
Founded
May 11, 1803

Wilkinson County, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,09657.57%
Black or African American3,38738.26%
Two or more races1882.12%
Other race1792.02%
Native American10.01%
Asian10.01%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Wilkinson County, Georgia Population by Race

Wilkinson County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2024

Wilkinson County, Georgia Median Age

42.2

Total

41.6

Male

43.5

Female

Wilkinson County, Georgia Adults

There are 6,863 adults, (1,760 of whom are seniors) in Wilkinson County, Georgia.

Wilkinson County, Georgia Age Dependency

73.5

Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

Wilkinson County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female4,61952.18%
Male4,23347.82%

Wilkinson County, Georgia Population by Age

Wilkinson County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,3132.6480.319.7
Non Family1,3021.2581.518.5
Married1,2833.26928
Female5803.8858.841.2
Male1484.6853.446.6
showing: 5 rows

3.45

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

80.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wilkinson County, Georgia Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Wilkinson County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wilkinson County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 91.12%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 14.97%.

Wilkinson County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$32,236

Average Earnings

$35,408

Average Male

$28,808

Average Female

Wilkinson County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wilkinson County, Georgia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wilkinson County, Georgia Language

97.24% of Wilkinson County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 2.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.61% of the population.

Wilkinson County, Georgia Language

Wilkinson County, Georgia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black3,35297529.09%
White4,83981316.8%
Hispanic2357029.79%
Multiple1615534.16%
Native11100%
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21.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.31%

Male Poverty Rate

24.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wilkinson County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wilkinson County, Georgia is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wilkinson County, Georgia is White, with 16.8% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.94%.

Wilkinson County, Georgia Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.65%
Some College20.37%
High School17.54%
Bachelors or Greater9.12%
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Wilkinson County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed79.65%
Male Unemployed32.95%
Female Employed10.9%
Male Employed5.09%
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Wilkinson County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wilkinson County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wilkinson County, Georgia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

38.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.9%

Male Marriage Rate

39.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Wilkinson County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wilkinson County, Georgia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

400

Number of Veterans

356

Male Veterans

44

Female Veterans

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Wilkinson County, Georgia Veterans by War

count

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Wilkinson County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Wilkinson County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Wilkinson County, Georgia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wilkinson County, Georgia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

48.9%

Labor Force Participation

46.1%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Wilkinson County, Georgia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wilkinson County, Georgia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wilkinson County, Georgia Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

87.37%

Born in Wilkinson County, Georgia

97.86%

Native Born

2.14%

Foreign Born

1.95%

Non Citizen

0.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.86% of Wilkinson County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 87.37% having been born in Georgia. 1.95% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wilkinson County, Georgia Place of Birth

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