Population density (sq mi)1,19718791
Median age39.836.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1845%45%43%
Speak English93%86%79%
Speak Spanish4%8%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Waycross is 540% higher than Georgia
  • The median age in Waycross is 10% higher than Georgia
  • In Waycross 39.53% of the population is White
  • In Waycross 54.32% of the population is Black
  • In Waycross 1.71% of the population is Asian

Compare Waycross, GA Demographics


      Waycross population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.24%0.29%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
      Mixed race0.66%2.20%3.06%
      Other race3.54%2.79%4.75%
      In Waycross, 4.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Waycross age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Waycross, GA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).