Wilkinson County, Georgia Population 2022

Wilkinson County, Georgia's estimated population is 8,687 with a growth rate of -1.01% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wilkinson County, Georgia is the 132nd largest county in Georgia. The 2010 Population was 9,529 and has seen a growth of -8.84% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18102,1540.00%
18206,9924,838224.61%
18306,513-479-6.85%
18406,8423295.05%
18508,2961,45421.25%
18609,3761,08013.02%
18709,38370.07%
188012,0612,67828.54%
189010,781-1,280-10.61%
190011,4406596.11%
191010,078-1,362-11.91%
192011,3761,29812.88%
193010,844-532-4.68%
194011,0251811.67%
19509,781-1,244-11.28%
19609,250-531-5.43%
19709,3931431.55%
198010,36897510.38%
199010,228-140-1.35%
20109,529-699-6.83%
20119,416-113-1.19%
20129,484680.72%
20139,363-121-1.28%
20149,284-79-0.84%
20159,080-204-2.20%
20169,020-60-0.66%
20178,954-66-0.73%
20189,043890.99%
20198,954-89-0.98%
20208,865-89-0.99%
20218,776-89-1.00%
20228,687-89-1.01%
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Wilkinson County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,29059.14%
Black or African American3,49239.04%
American Indian and Alaska Native80.09%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.03%
Some Other Race390.44%
Two or More Races1131.26%
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Wilkinson County, Georgia Population by Race

Wilkinson County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2022

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Wilkinson County, Georgia Median Age

43


Total

42.4


Male

43.5


Female

Wilkinson County, Georgia Adults

There are 6,915 adults, (1,724 of whom are seniors) in Wilkinson County, Georgia.

Wilkinson County, Georgia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Wilkinson County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

4,731

52.89%

Male

4,214

47.11%

Wilkinson County, Georgia Population by Age

Wilkinson County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wilkinson County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.9%10.1%
All77.2%22.8%
Non Family76.8%23.2%
Female58.2%41.8%
Male37.8%62.2%

77.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wilkinson County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3012.6877.2
Married1,3293.3389.9
Male1564.1537.8
Female5434.0258.2
Non Family1,2731.2476.8

3.48

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

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Wilkinson County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2564.12%
9th to 12th Grade6069.75%
High School Graduate3,11450.11%
Some College1,15118.52%
Associates Degree3926.31%
Bachelors Degree4266.86%
Graduate Degree2694.33%
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Wilkinson County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wilkinson County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American872
White3,6733,133476
Black2,3582,095215
2+ Races36362
Hispanic13781
Other Race133
Islander3

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 native american people with a rate of 25.00%.

Wilkinson County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,624$34,965$30,129
Less Than 9th Grade$22,670$40,357$6,875
High School Graduate$29,442$32,154$24,821
Some College$32,905$35,625$28,250
Bachelors Degree$46,250$$46,458
Graduate Degree$49,716$47,083$52,734

$32,624

Average Earnings

$34,965

Average Male

$30,129

Average Female

Wilkinson County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wilkinson County, Georgia Language by Age

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Wilkinson County, Georgia Language

97.11% of Wilkinson County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 2.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.84% of the population.

Wilkinson County, Georgia Language

Wilkinson County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander33100.00%
Multiple945659.57%
Native8450.00%
Hispanic2357933.62%
Black3,45999828.85%
White5,0131,03320.61%
Other22NaN%

24.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.80%

Male Poverty Rate

26.30%

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 Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.80%.

Wilkinson County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.16%
High School19.30%
Some College21.55%
Bachelors or Greater5.87%

Wilkinson County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.86%
Male Unemployed38.46%
Female Employed9.94%
Female Unemployed80.60%

Wilkinson County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wilkinson County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,896$54,050
Families$52,500$64,021
Married Families$68,321-
Non Families$22,289$29,598
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Income by Household Type

Wilkinson County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.8%

Male Marriage Rate

39.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Wilkinson County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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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 35-44.

Wilkinson County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

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Wilkinson County, Georgia Marital Status

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421

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War31
First Gulf War82
Vietnam197
Korea17
World War II3

Wilkinson County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3429
35 to 5459
55 to 64138
65 to 7472
75+123

Wilkinson County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2786.69%
Black1415.27%
2+ Races24.88%

Wilkinson County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Wilkinson County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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5.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wilkinson County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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49.1%

Labor Force Participation

45.4%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

Wilkinson County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Wilkinson County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Wilkinson 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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87.58%

Born in Wilkinson County, Georgia

97.74%

Native Born

2.26%

Foreign Born

2.03%

Non Citizen

0.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.74% of Wilkinson County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 87.58% having been born in Georgia. 2.03% 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

  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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