Waleska, GA

Census Place

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2022 Population
764
1.16% 1-year decline
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
21.1
0.472% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
3.37%
38.2% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$50,000
2022 Median Property Value
$295,800
6.17% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
312
26.8% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Waleska, GA had a population of 764 people with a median age of 21.1 and a median household income of $50,000. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Waleska, GA declined from 773 to 764, a −1.16% decrease and its median household income N/A from N/A to $50,000, a N/A% N/A.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Waleska, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (67.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (14.1%), White (Hispanic) (5.1%), Two+ (Hispanic) (4.97%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.66%).

None of the households in Waleska, GA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

93.1% of the residents in Waleska, GA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Waleska, GA are Reinhardt University (357 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Waleska, GA was $295,800, and the homeownership rate was 47.8%.

Most people in Waleska, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Waleska, GA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Waleska, GA is home to a population of 764 people, from which 93.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 9.29% of Waleska, GA residents were born outside of the country (71 people).

In 2022, there were 4.78 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (516 people) in Waleska, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 108 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 39 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

93.1%
2022 Citizenship
96.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 93.1% of Waleska, GA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Waleska, GA was 96.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Waleska, GA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    516 ± 148
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    108 ± 68
  3. White (Hispanic)
    39 ± 55
13.1%
Hispanic Population
100 people

In 2022, there were 4.78 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (516 people) in Waleska, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 108 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 39 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

13.1% of the people in Waleska, GA are hispanic (100 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    222,301 ± 11,455 people
  2. India
    103,637 ± 7,865 people
  3. Jamaica
    49,864 ± 5,470 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Georgia was Mexico, the natal country of 222,301 Georgia residents, followed by India with 103,637 and Jamaica with 49,864.

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Foreign-Born Population

9.29%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
71 people
3.88%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
30 people

As of 2022, 9.29% of Waleska, GA residents (71 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Waleska, GA was 3.88%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    12 ± 23
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    2 ± 20
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    2 ± 14

Waleska, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 6 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Waleska, GA employs 312 people. The largest industries in Waleska, GA are Educational Services (103 people), Accommodation & Food Services (60 people), and Retail Trade (59 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($73,750), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services ($56,250), and Construction ($51,250).

Males in Georgia have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,988. The income inequality in Georgia (measured using the Gini index) is 0.474, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

312
2022 Value
± 148
26.8%
1 Year growth
± 54.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Waleska, GA grew at a rate of 26.8%, from 246 employees to 312 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Waleska, GA, are Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (49 people), Personal Care & Service Occupations (44 people), and Material Moving Occupations (37 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Waleska, GA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

312
2022 Value
± 148
26.8%
1 Year growth
± 54.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Waleska, GA grew at a rate of 26.8%, from 246 employees to 312 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Waleska, GA, are Educational Services (103 people), Accommodation & Food Services (60 people), and Retail Trade (59 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Waleska, GA, though some of these residents may live in Waleska, GA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$15,125
Median earning men ± $20,070
$7,600
Median earning women ± $8,069

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($106,250), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($87,813), and Construction ($51,250).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($16,364), Retail Trade ($6,917), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($4,734).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.94%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.87M people employed in Georgia. This represents a 2.94% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 11.9%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Georgia went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 49.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (49.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.24%).

Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are the senators currently representing the state of Georgia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Georgia is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Georgia

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Jon Ossoff
Senator from Georgia2
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Inauguration delayed as incumbent senator David Perdue's term expired on January 3, 2021, two days prior to the 2020-21 United States Senate election in Georgia|runoff election.
Raphael Warnock
Senator from Georgia3
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Elected to the seat to succeed Kelly Loeffler, who had been appointed to the seat following the resignation of Johnny Isakson.

Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are the senators currently representing Georgia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Georgia

Georgia is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Georgia have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Waleska, GA awarded 357 degrees. The student population of Waleska, GA in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 586 male students and 555 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Waleska, GA are White (240 and 68.4%), followed by Black or African American (46 and 13.1%), Hispanic or Latino (36 and 10.3%), and Unknown (20 and 5.7%).

The largest universities in Waleska, GA by number of degrees awarded are Reinhardt University (357 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Waleska, GA are Sport & Fitness Management (63 and 17.6%), General Business Administration & Management (59 and 16.5%), and Elementary Education & Teaching (30 and 8.4%).

The median tuition cost in Waleska, GA for private four year colleges is $26,000.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2022 in Waleska, GA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 62.3%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 39.6%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 1,141 (51.4% men and 48.6% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 1,141 students enrolled in Waleska, GA, 51.4% men and 48.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 655 records, of which 57.1% were women and 42.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 42 degrees awarded
  2. 30 degrees awarded
  3. 27 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Waleska, GA was General Business Administration & Management with 42 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
357 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Reinhardt University with 357 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 163 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Waleska, GA, which is 0.84 times less than the 194 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 240 degrees mean that there were 5.22 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 46 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($26,000) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,300) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,500) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.03% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.33M), Some college (1.78M), and Bachelors Degree (1.56M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Waleska, GA was $295,800 in 2022, which is 1.05 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $278,600 to $295,800, a 6.17% increase. The homeownership rate in Waleska, GA is 47.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Waleska, GA have an average commute time of 18.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Waleska, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$295,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$184,880
$65
Median Property Taxes
±$49

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Waleska, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

47.8%
Homeownership
2022
65%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 47.8% of the housing units in Waleska, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 43.9%.

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Income by Location

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The following map shows all of the places in Waleska, GA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$50,000
Median Household Income
± $43,971
136
Number of Households
± 75

In 2022, the median household income of the 136 households in Waleska, GA N/A $50,000 from the previous year's value of N/A.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Waleska, GA is from Georgia.
0.474
2022 Wage GINI in Georgia
0.475
2021 Wage GINI in Georgia

In 2022, the income inequality in Georgia was 0.474 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.224% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Georgia was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Georgia in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (49.2%)
  2. Worked At Home (28.8%)
  3. Walked (16.5%)

In 2022, 49.2% of workers in Waleska, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (28.8%) and those who walked to work (16.5%).

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Commute Time

18.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Waleska, GA have a shorter commute time (18.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.455% of the workforce in Waleska, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Waleska, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Waleska, GA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

3.37% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Waleska, GA (9 out of 267 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 65 - 74, followed by Males 75+ and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Waleska, GA is White, followed by Two Or More and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

95.2% of the population of Waleska, GA has health coverage, with 65.4% on employee plans, 5.5% on Medicaid, 7.2% on Medicare, 15.4% on non-group plans, and 1.57% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Cherokee County, GA see 2331 patients per year on average, which represents a 4.62% decrease from the previous year (2444 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2056 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 986 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,331 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Cherokee County, GA

Primary care physicians in Cherokee County, GA see an average of 2,331 patients per year. This represents a 4.62% decrease from the previous year (2,444 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Cherokee County, GA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 12% under 18 years, 68.1% between 18 and 34 years, 11.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 8.77% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 39.6% were men and 60.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.84%
Uninsured
65.4%
Employer Coverage
5.5%
Medicaid
7.2%
Medicare
15.4%
Non-Group
1.57%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Waleska, GA declined by 14.9% from 5.69% to 4.84%.

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