GA

National Population : 333,590,059
Georgia State Population : 10,835,660

About Waycross, GA

Waycross, GA is located in Ware County in the state of Georgia.

The total City Population for Waycross is about 23,671 with about 438 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 36,692.

The Average Home Value is $83,900.00, which is roughly 40% lower than the Average Home Value of $139,998.00 for the state of Georgia, and roughly 56% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $39,558.50, which is roughly 20% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $49,600.00 for the state of Georgia, and roughly 31% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Waycross is about 5.3%.

Georgia is ranked #51 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 7.47 out of 100.

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Voting

Ware County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 57.32% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 69.51%
Democratic: 29.67%
Libertarian: 0.82%


Nearby Locations

Waycross, GA (1.10 mi.)
Blackshear, GA (7.92 mi.)
Hoboken, GA (14.30 mi.)
Bristol, GA (14.47 mi.)
Manor, GA (15.28 mi.)
Millwood, GA (16.98 mi.)
Patterson, GA (18.14 mi.)
Mershon, GA (19.52 mi.)
Nicholls, GA (19.63 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 31501, 31503
Latitude : 31.228040
Longitude : -82.347959
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 106 ft.
Area Code(s) : 912

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.47
Male Population Estimate : 49.72%
Female Population Estimate : 50.28%
Median Age : 38.2
Male Median Age : 36.0
Female Median Age : 40.9

White Population Estimate : 68.22%
Black Population Estimate : 29.84%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 3.23%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.98%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.09%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.81%
Other Population Estimate : 1.59%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Waycross specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Ware County: About 9 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Ware County: About 500 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Ware County is about 55% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 42% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.